DS lite Won't boot after freeze HELP!!!!!

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  1. Patelitojoe
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    My Friends DS Lite froze while playing PS0 on his R4. It then turned on to a white screen. Now it powers on, but it doesn't boot into the OS. I replaced it's BIOS chip and it still hangs on the boot up. I have no idea what the issue is at this point. Does anyone have an idea what it may be?

    The DS has Stick bios and No FlashME
     
  2. Sausage Head

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    what exactly does it do after booting? Does it show a 'SAFETY WARNING' screen?
     
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    When I turn it on it just hangs at the black screen. No logo or welcome screen.
     
  4. jceggbert5

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    Hold start and select while booting up, while having a LEGIT DS and GBA cart in, and see what it does.
     
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    It's still hanging without boot up.
     
  6. SamAsh07

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    Is it charged? [​IMG]
     
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    Yes It's charged. The Green LED is on but nothing else happens.
     
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    Then the DS is pretty much bricked or the firmware is gone, this happens if you download a bad ROM.


    Uh wait, here's a post by SifJar from a very old topic about the same problem, maybe this will help:-

    If it is indeed that your friend has run a bricker on his DS (which is unlikely unless he tries to pirate ROMs off dodgy sites, as the brickers are hard to find on the internet AFAIK), then the only way to fix it is to dismantle his and another DS Lite, start FlashMe on the working DS Lite, switch the BIOS chips between the DS Lites and finish running FlashMe, then switch the BIOS chips back.[/p]
     
  9. mcr619619

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    so its posible to brick DSlite from a bad ROM? geez

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    so its posible to brick DSlite from a bad ROM? geez
     
  10. Sausage Head

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    no.
    only from brickers and n5s
     
  11. mcr619619

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    n5s? what's that? ...so how did this guy brick his DS?
     
  12. tigris

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    from using a terrible clone of the R4, the N5DS.
    Unfortunately, if you're looking for a soft way out of "unbricking" your Lite, then I wouldn't look for any- the DS isn't really adaptable. Try buying a new one, or a 3DS. :/
     
  13. mcr619619

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    ^oh, so it's an r4clone...luckily my r4 is the original 1, r4ds [2gb limit]....
     
  14. Sora de Eclaune

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    Did your friend download Dragon Quest IX? I heard that at one point there were more bad/bricker versions of the ROM than there were of the actual good ROM.
     
  15. mcr619619

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    ^I also have DQ9, never played it on my NDS but i played it around 30 hours on no$gba.. im planning to transfer my save so i can play it again, i never touch that game since last year, i'd already played it on emu, is it sure that it ain't gonna brick my dslite?
     
  16. Nathan Drake

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    That "version" of DQIX was actually a hentai slideshow that bricked the DS. It landed on the internet pre-Japanese DQIX release to make those too impatient to wait, suffer.

    If you've been playing the game at all, you have a legit ROM.
     
  17. Sausage Head

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    indeed; some 'dumped' dq9 roms were actually brickers, hidden as dq9
     
  18. chast

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    who can tell me the mean of brick,
    i don't know this word in this sentence

    i am from china, = =,, Please make allowances for me @.=
     
  19. soulx

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    "brick" describes a device that cannot function (work)[/p]
     
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    thank u,
    i can't learn this mean from baidu,