Format memory card from FAT to FAT32

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Yoman228, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. Yoman228
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    Hi, I just bought a R5 card come with a 32GB Kingston card, but computer say the format is FAT, and I tried to format it to FAT32, it keep saying the volume is too small for FAT32.

    Please help.
     
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    Don't use Windows' built-in formatter, it blows. Use Panasonic's SD Formatter 4.0, it will do the trick. :)
     
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    Windows GUI formatter is "user-friendly" & make some decisions instead of an end-user. If you know what you do just use built-in diskpart.exe console tool.
     
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    Thanks, the Panasonic SD Formatter works nicely.
     
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    Ok, run into another issue, please help.

    Before I can use the R5, I trusted I need to format the card with diskwriter 1.03. After that I write the cubic Ninja into the card, but now the card do not allow me to put the 3ds and booter file into the memory card anymore.

    What did I do wrong?
     
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    Fuck, just find out I need to unscrew the bottom to get the other SDHD memory card out.

    What a design, I hope someone could make a new cover so I not need to unscrew the case every time i need to assess the memory card
     
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    You bought a poor clone of a poor 3DS linker.
    What did you expect ?

    Just use it the normal way : 10 games and no more and using diskwriter to put them on SD.
    That's all it can do.
    Don't expect homebrews or others interesting features.