"Erase" crash when updating DS-X firmware?

Discussion in 'Other Flashing Hardware & Software' started by Televangelist, Nov 29, 2008.

  1. Televangelist

    Televangelist Newbie

    Nov 29, 2008
    United States
    Okay, so I format my DS-X, just like I've been told. I check the box for FAT32 like they say, uncheck "quick format", unplug all other USB, and format it. I then run the firmware updater (I've tried 1.1.2 and 1.1.3, same result with both) and it hangs at the "Erase" step. Crashes. Nothing happens after that.

    I'm using the original DS-X, the 512MB one. Up until now, I'd never tried updating anything on it.

    I'm not having the problems other people are having about their PC not detecting the DS-X -- it shows up fine as a drive on my system. I'm running Vista 32-bit.

    What should I do?
  2. MrSpud

    MrSpud GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 4, 2008
    Try the recovery tool, just read the sticky on the main page

    edit: Mine works fine with the PC but the Ds won't recognise it, even after the recovery tool. Common problem with no solution.
    Good luck!
  3. pbolmstedt

    pbolmstedt GBAtemp Regular

    Nov 13, 2006
    Couldn't this be the culprit? The forums were always full of "the updater doesn't work on X" posts. If you have access to XP, try that.
  4. Virusak

    Virusak GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 8, 2007
    i have vista 32 too, that is not the problem
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