I think my R4DS FlashCart has crashed

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Nov 17, 2007
  1. rozzan143
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    i had a 512mb card in my R4 before and i had it in a while...i thought my memory card had a virus så i bought a new memory card but my R4 freezes when im playing something, and when i restart it says Loading.... Then i have to take out my R4DS card and blow in it, then it works again but it will freeze again :S
    plz need help with this.. is there any program or homebrew who can fix my flashcart??
     


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    Maybe there are some dust/dirt on microsd pins, (i think there is no homebrew for that), but in my m3simply that happens all the time (sometime not loading gui), i always blow into the microsd slot and clean microsd card with something (like my t-shirt [​IMG] ) and it works well . If your r4 crashes when playing games, maybe 1) you need to install the latest soft 2) try to clean all slots with cleaning air (for pc) 3) there could be no other way, but use guarranty in the store you bought that
    4)dont worry r4 are cheap if you cannot do any of these, just buy another one [​IMG]
     
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    Clean the contacts (a rubber, not plastic, eraser is ideal for such cleaning), be aware of whether you are touching the R4 when it freezes in your DS(my own used to do that, I'd touch it and whatever I was doing would break - removing the spring from the TF slot and cleaning the contacts seems to have cured it entirely).
     
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    Don't use codes, in my cases of crashing and locking, it's due to codes.
     
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    can i put my flashcart in to my freezer and take it out about one week??
     
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    It's not a hard drive buddy.
     
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    azotyp i followed ur edvice that im gonna clean memory card and so
    but it still says "Loading..." all the time and when it works it freezes :S :/
     
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    1. You have no idea how virusses work do you =\? No need to buy a new flashcard for that

    2. Putting it in a freezer? for crying out loud, It DOESN'T have any mechanical parts. It's pure electronics on the inside.
     
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    If ds would have a virus , then it would not even turn on. (and never heard of viruses on r4).
     
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    it has to be the Flashcart cause i bought a new memory card and it still happends the same thing :S
     
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    if i wash it with water will it crash??
     
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    i know im asking noob questions [​IMG]
     
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    Use edit button , Triple post is ain't fun! [​IMG]
     
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    kk thx didnt know that tihihi [​IMG]
     
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    Tell the true you washed r4 and putted it into fridge, that's why its crashed. [​IMG]
     
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    no I promise havent done that yet, thinking to do that >___>

    + the R4 cost 60$ in sweden :/ cant get that much money fast. The cheapest is 43$ and i have to buy it from internet, and my dad dont trust internet :/
     
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    now when i blow in to microSD hole and turn my DS on it says Loading... all the time :S
     
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    well, if youve formatted the micro sd, try another one, then you should open up your r4 and see if anything looks exploded or anything, then clean the tips of your micro sd with water/cleaning alchohol.

    if that fails, try a different ds
     
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    my old DS was effected by the "virus" so I bought a new one, but I have a cemical cleaner for hands and it have 8O greeds somthing something with alcohole so ill try it [​IMG]
     

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