Help me with Rom loading failure!

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Nov 9, 2011
  1. katia
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    Newcomer katia Newbie

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    Hi to everybody!

    I have a DSI XL V 1.4 e and an R4i Revolution (clone) blue (www.r4i-blue.com). I updated it downloading the kernel from the site, but some games do not work while others (just a few) do.
    As soon as I bought the card (last year) it worked well and just very few games did not work. Then one of my friends asked me to download the kernel and the games for his R4i gold (clone) and I tested it to my DSi just to see if it worked. In the meanwhile, the flashcard fell down and it opened.
    After then I had my problem with the card. I bought also a new micro SD. I have no doubts on the flashcard because some games work, otherwise it did not work at all!
    What I have to do?
    I want to point out that I am not so good with computer things, so please be clear in giving your reply

    Please HELP ME!!!
     
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    Member zhuzhuchina GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    i suggest you to change flashcard, better R4iDs.cn gold or buy acekard 2i





    ciao!
     
  3. eggsample

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    As you saw in download section latest firmware is Date: 2011-1-16
    This blue card is dstt clone so updating 4 files should solve games incomatibility.

    extinfo.dat
    infolib.dat
    savlib.dat
    usrcheat.dat
    are stored in msd / TTMenu
    Download latest RetroGameFan-DAT-Update-6-71
    http://filetrip.net/...-6-71-5877.html
    Extract zip file, copy-paste 4 .dst files to TTMenu folder.

    If it doesn't help follow the zhuzhuchina suggestions considering the fact that ak2i and gold r4idsn are compatibile with latest dsi 1.4.3 OS.
     
  4. katia
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    I downloaded the file but I cannot extract any zip file. it is in .exe file. Also I do not have the dat files you mentioned in my TTMenu. What I have to do???
     
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    I downloaded the English firmware even though I previously downloaded the Italian one. Then I replaced the dat files with the update file you gave me and now when I choose a game it seems it is loading as usual but instead of the game it appears a white screen (both the two screens) Also the games that till now was working now doen not. I do not understand why the R4 is not working anymore as before since I put the same games and files I had before (I saved time ago a folder on my pc). So is it because I tested the R4 gold for my friend? Or because it fell down and opened and so it lost its memory. And why some games were working while others not?
    please help me once again to understand

    Do you think, it will change something if I download the Chinese firmware?
     
  7. Buleste

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    Download the Italian version of the latest kernel from the www.r4i-blue.com site so that then you are at least back to where you started.

    It may be that your cart is incompatible with RetroGameFans Multi Cart update in which case you will be better off buying a new cart as yours hasn't been updated for nearly 10 months and has more than likely been abandoned which means you will not be able to play any recent games. I suggest you get either a R4i Gold cart with www.r4ids.cn or www.r4idsn.com or an AceKArd 2i then you will have a cart with much better game compatibility.
     
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    I've never updated my cart since I have had it. But I usually downloaded games and just few did not run. So the problem is mainly in the games not in the cart or what I did before. I've just downloaded the Chinese firmware and the old games are working. Maybe it's because of the older files... So I have not hope: I have to buy a new cart? It's incredible as it is just one year old...!
    Any other way???
     
  9. Buleste

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    The Chinese files from www.r4i-blue.com are the same as the Italian files from that site apart from the language.

    The problem is not with the games the problem is because you have a cheap R4i that has been abandoned by the manufacturer in a short space of time and so is not being updated to allow you to play newer games.

    The fact your cart is just a year old doesn't matter. There are many people who have been burned by buying a cheap cart only for it to be abandoned quickly by the manufacturer. This is why you should look for recommendations of a flashcart before you buy them rather than just looking at price.
     
  10. katia
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    Ok. So it's better to make a good expense one time before spending few money more times. The problem is that I am completely new with console and something like that (it's just for my daughter..) and I bought the flashcart I have from Internet complete with games and software. Only after few weeks, when I approached to the world of downloading games I discovered it was a so-called clone! So do you suggest to go to an official seller of R4 or the sites you gave me are the "cheaper" reseller? (I've noticed they are still Chinese) and so I find them in other "shops"?
    Thks a lot!
     
  11. Buleste

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    There are many shops that you could go to but try the ones on ShopTemp as they are usually quite good However there may be cheaper or more convenient shops in Italy.

    I suggest you get either a R4i Gold cart by www.r4ids.cn or www.r4idsn.com or an AceKard 2i as these are reasonably priced, good quality carts.
     
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    Newcomer katia Newbie

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    Thank you very much Buleste. I'll try and let you know!!

    Thanks to Eggsample too, as you helped me so much!
     

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