EZflash 5...dead?

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    Hey guys, I just bought M3 simply and ezFlash V. The M3 works great, no issues. ezflash is such a hassle though. I've updated the kernel, i have the shell folder in the root, updated the save list and created a separate folder for my roms.

    I tried a clean dump, but when I get to the selection screen where I can select my games, the rom icon looks corrupted. So I just thought it was probably caused by the clean dump, so I tried starting it up, but got white screen.

    I tried using the hybrid tool, same deal. I even tried fooling around with the speed settings of the card (Sandisk 1gig)

    I usually like to figure things out myself, but I've spent almost a whole day trying to figure this out I've gotten no where!

    Please help! [​IMG]
     
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    That should be your problem, the roms must go in the root of the micro sd.
     
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    Tried that...still the same issue
     
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    I've been running back and forth between this site, official ez flash site, the unoffical site and even the wiki site. The most I can see is the graphical glitch, but roms loading fine. i'm getting white screens.

    Yeah, i've adjusted the speed...still same result.
     
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    I think you got a bad EZ V, the only thing I can suggest is to try a different micro sd( if you have another one).
     
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    I guess for the now that's my only choice. Any suggestions?
     
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    I use a Japanese kingston micro sd and I never had a problem with it. It would be best to get one of those for your EZ V.
     
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    thanks buddy, i'll look into it
     
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    I hate beating a dead horse, but...

    I purchased the japanese kingston micro card, to see if it'll work on my ezv. That didn't work, so I'm just taking it as, "I was sent a faulty ezv" (which is weird, cuz the card works fine, it's jus the roms that dont work).

    So i went to reformat the card and jus throw my sandisk back into my M3 Simply....now that one doesnt work. I even tried using the kingston on it too. Still not working.

    Now I know my micro cards are working fine, cuz I tried them both on my m3 lite, and they work great.

    so are both cards faulty? OR am i jus screwing something up*edit
     
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    So you're saying that your M3 simply is not working anymore? Wow, I think you just had bad luck.
     
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    LOL, No kidding! The M3 was working great the same night I started this thread, but I had to reformat the card in order to test it out on my EZV.

    I've tried reformatting the cards in FAT and FAT32...I have no idea what i'm doing wrong.
     
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    Could it be the card reader that you're using that's causing this problem? [​IMG]
     
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    I thought about that too...I was using the M3 micro reader. Then I thought, maybe it was the reader and started using the transflash adapters for the micro cards....still nothing!
     
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    I think your best bet is to return them.
     
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    darn, not what i wanted to hear...thanks for your help though!