Dissapearing saves?

Discussion in 'Other Flashing Hardware & Software' started by fluffy ape, Dec 16, 2006.

  1. fluffy ape
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    fluffy ape Newbie

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    Nov 21, 2006
    Netherlands
    Help! Somehow mu G6 sometimes decides to erase my saves??
    For example.
    Playing EBA I was at the chearleaders level. Then when I started it I had to start from the beginning again. Quite annoying. Same goes for Animal Crossing. All of a sudden all my progress was gone.

    Anyone with the same problem?
     
  2. astromantic

    astromantic Advanced Member

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    Feb 10, 2006
    Canada
    Thornhill, Ontario
    Chances are the battery in your G6 is dead.
    I haven't opened my g6 yet so i'm not sure what battery it takes but they're usually the kind you find in calculators and electronic dayplanners. You can find a replacement at any electronic store.
    P.S. I've heard that the batteries they put in carts recharge while you play and should last 6 years just siting there. So you could have gotten a defective battery.
     
  3. Cyan

    Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

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    Oct 27, 2002
    France
    Engine room, learning
    I think my battery is dead too, I can only save if I switch on really fast after swith off, and sometime the save is corruped.
    If I wait 1 second before witching on, the G6 don't even detect a save to write (the processing message).

    The only way I have now is the Soft reset as it write the save when reseting the G6.
    You will have to use that too.
     
  4. slayerspud

    slayerspud GBAtemp Fan

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    May 20, 2006
    Leave it in the burner overnight. Apparently the battery is meant to charge through it.
     
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