Can't get .sav to work in VBA

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Apr 10, 2007

Can't get .sav to work in VBA by science at 6:27 PM (1,354 Views / 0 Likes) 4 replies

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    I can't get this .sav to work in VBA. It's a backup from my EZ-V 3in1. I have had other backups from it work, but can't get this one to work.

    Can anyone see if they can get it to work for me please?

    POKEMON FIRE.sav
     
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    Open fire red in VBA, (if it whitescreens goto options>emulator>savetype>flash 128 then reset to get the game to load) then import the save file (file>import>battery file). Whitescreen. Reset, the game loads, tried to tell me the save file was corrupted but seems perfectly happy to use it anyway.

    If that doesn't work, make a copy of the savefile, open it in a hex editor and knock off enough trailing zeros to get the save size down to 128. Then import it to VBA.
     
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    Thanks, but I tried all that and I couldn't get it to work. I tried downloading a new VBA and still it wouldn't work. Are those the only settings I need to have checked off? And I'm using the ROM version 1.1. And I have no idea how to work a hex editor.
     
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    Ahhhh I'm being a div; import the save file, then select the "flash 128" option in the menu (I know it's already ticked but click on it again, for some dumb reason it makes a difference over here), then reset. Tested on VBA 1.7.3 and 1.8.0beta3.
     
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    Hooray! Thank you so much! You are my hero!!!
     

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