GW Fragmentation Error

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  1. Skeet1983
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    Skeet1983 GBAtemp Addict

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    When loading a game through GW, I keep getting an "Fragmentation Error" message and system freezes. Game in question is "Shin Megami Tensei 2 Record Breaker" and size is about 4GB (4,194,304 kb). Thoughts/help appreciated :)
     
  2. gbaboy123

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    this worked for me, just backup your games and format your sd card to fat 32, don't defragment your sd card that's bad
     
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    dsrules GBAtemp Psycho!

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    sometimes that happens with 4GB files, just delete it and recopy
     
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  5. honyo29

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    i found it happens if a msd isn't good enough for exfat. you can move the games back and forth or even defrag it (not recommended) and it will be solved. but if it has happened once, it will happen again. if you wanna keep your msd, format it to fat32 and trim any room with 4gb size (currently there are no 4gb rom which broken afterafter being trimmed, cmiiw). or get a better cardcard if you love exfat for whatever reason.
     
  6. Ronhero

    Ronhero Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

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    If you're using extfat it's due to how the cluster blocks sit in the sd. If the blocks don't line up one by one you have that error.

    Defragging the drive helps if you know it's legit, just try to avoid deleting things without defragging after