GBA games aren't loading on new M3 Sakura Firmware

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  1. maplesyrupandjam
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    Any reason why my GBA games will not load on this new firmware vs the firmware from a month ago?? I've switched between them and I can play my GBA games on the old however many of my newer DS games have problems so I'd like to use the new firmware. Is there anyway I can fix this? I know my gba expansion is not the problem since it works with older firmware.
     
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    powered_by_tux GBAtemp Regular

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    Try deleting all *.opt files in you GBA rom dir. This file stores the options you have made for a game in the Sakura interface. They should be safe to delete.
     
  3. maplesyrupandjam
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    It didn't work... in fact I switched back to 1.35x and they worked and then I switched to 1.47x and they stopped working again. Can someone help me make my GBA games work with the new firmware, this is really frustrating and I seem to be the only one having this problem.
     
  4. Porobu

    Porobu Gbatemps Shiny Latias

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    they work perfectly for me
    Try reformatting the card with panasonic SD formatter
     
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    Big Steak Newbie

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    Not sure if this is the same problem, but I had something similar happen to me (and by similar, I mean identical.). The way I fixed my problem was: push X to go to the boot settings or whatever they are when you're choosing which GBA game to play, and switch the "patch load" to "quick load". That solved my problem, at least.
     
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    Porobu Gbatemps Shiny Latias

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    The first time loading a GBA Rom Use ALWAYS Patch Load To Patch SRAM for saving
     
  7. Xenon++

    Xenon++ Taiju Yamada

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    Patching on M3 can corrupt save. Patching on PC using GBATA is recommended.
     
  8. maplesyrupandjam
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    Thanks, worked like a charm!