DS cant read cyclo card please help

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  1. drizzt8886
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    drizzt8886 Advanced Member

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    Im having problems with my cycloDs card. some times my ds lite will not find it or while playing a game it will freeze if the ds gets tapped or nudged to much. I've tried it on another ds and it still does it so I know its not the ds. Does anyone know why it wont be read?
     
  2. ericling

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    Try to use paper trick or tape trick.
     
  3. drizzt8886
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    could you explain what those tricks are?
     
  4. Rayder

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    One thing to try is to plug it in and unplug it a few times. Sometimes that works.

    The tape trick is putting a couple layers of tape on the back side of the CycloDS's contacts to help press it down on the contacts better when you insert the cart. Be careful that the tape doesn't snag or peel up as you insert it..
     
  5. Balrogs.Pain

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    this happened to me, what you do is you cut a piece of paper the size of the cyclo and slip it into the ds (so that both the piece of paper and the card are inside) and there you go. remember to put it on the side WITH the cyclo image, not the other side, doesnt work that way.
     
  6. DeMoN

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    You could also try cleaning the contacts with rubbing alcohol. But the paper trick should be enough to fix your problem.