Error message. Black screen

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  1. ShadowNeko003
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    ShadowNeko003 ~Nyah~

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    I just brought myself a Midnight Purple 3DS last week. I manage to finsih set up however, I get this error message:

    "An error has occurred. Please hold power button to turn off. Etc"

    The firmware is 4.2.0-9U.

    Can I fix this myself or should I exchange at Target?
     
  2. roastable

    roastable GBAtemp Regular

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    When do you get this message?
     
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  3. lismati

    lismati Speedrunner in practice

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    Yes.
    I assume you were trying to use a flashcard
     
  4. GamerzHell9137

    GamerzHell9137 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Flashcards can't do that
     
  5. lismati

    lismati Speedrunner in practice

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    Yes.
    Actually, they do, when you try to run an outdated flashcard on a new firmware. Like my Acekard 2i on the newest 3DS firmware
     
  6. GamerzHell9137

    GamerzHell9137 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    So the system does not work anymore?
     
  7. DJPlace

    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    give us a little bit more info if you can please.
     
  8. lismati

    lismati Speedrunner in practice

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    Yes.
    He didn't state that his 3DS errors out on boot. I'd wait for more info from him
     
  9. GamerzHell9137

    GamerzHell9137 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Well the thread name says ''Black Screen'' so i think he can't boot it.
     
  10. ShadowNeko003
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    ShadowNeko003 ~Nyah~

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    Girl =P

    I just opened and turned on the 3DS for the first time today. I manage to get pass the set up settings and then I get the error message. I haven't any games/flashcards.

    The error messages appears after like 20 seconds or so after I turn it on. So I can't really do anything since I get an error message to turn off after about 20 seconds.

    No idea if this is relavent but I took the SD card out to see if it was the SD. It was not.

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  11. GamerzHell9137

    GamerzHell9137 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Hmmmm, well the only thing i can say is to call Nintendo but there is an other option too.
    Get an other SD card and swap it with the one in the 3DS, maybe somethings wrong with the SD card u got with the 3DS.
     
  12. ShadowNeko003
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    ShadowNeko003 ~Nyah~

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    Thanks! I was wondering if I could have solved this without the trip to Target. Anyway, I exchanged it. This one works fine.
     
  13. 3DSGuy

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    If it errors out 20 seconds after booting then the chances are the WiFi board is damaged. Turning off Wireless communications is a quick fix. Exchanging it was the best decision.
     
  14. JoostinOnline

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    Nope. Rule 30:
    There are no girls on the internet.
     
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