Help with PNY 32 GB MicroSD on r4i Gold 3DS

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  1. TheComputerGuy
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    I got my flashcard in the mail today from nds-card, and its the R4i Gold 3DS that supports a SDHC microsd. I have the latest version of the wood firmware on the card, but when I run the card from the 3DS menu, it goes to a black screen, changes to white for a few seconds, then stays black forever. I can confirm that it isn't the flashcard itself, as my old 2 GB SanDisk works, and it boots and plays games fine. Is there anyway to fix the microsd so it will work, or am I shit out of luck and need to get a new one?

    PNY 32 GB MicroSD card wont work
    SanDisk 2 GB MicroSD works
    3DS Firmware is v8.1.0-19U
    Wood R4i firmware is the latest, v1.64
     
  2. vayanui8

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    try formatting it
     
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    Ah, I formatted it 3 times and even used chkdsk. Should I format it a certain way? I tried FAT32 with 16 byte allocation. Thats what the 2GB one that works is also formatted to.
     
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    That worked. Thanks for the help!
     
  6. Vanth88

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    No problem! make sure you use that tool from now on to format your SD cards. It works better than Windows.