Just received R4i card ...and it already has this on it...

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  1. Tobo
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    Dear all,

    I have finally received my R4i card with the sole intention of using ZXDS on it.

    I followed the website's instructions and placed all the files in the root directory of the micro SD card. However, when I placed the card in my DSi XL for the very first time and switched it on, the scrollable menu showed it as "Star Wars Lethal Alliance Ubisoft" - wtf?

    Have they sent me a second-hand card?

    How do I get ZXDS to run? When I select the R4i card in the scrollable menu, the top screen simply shows 'Menu?".

    Where do I start?
     
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    It says Star Wars to get around the 1.4 flashcart block. You just click and run your emulator from there.
     
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    The Star Wars thing is perfectly normal. It's just a way of fooling the DSi into thinking you have a legitimate game cartridge.

    Also, you'll need some firmware before it will be able to boot any programs.
     
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    When I run it, it just says 'Menu?' and freezes there.
     
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    Did you put firmware files on your card?
     
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    Oh dear - firmware?

    I thought I was buying a 1.4 card - is that not the same?
     
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    What type of R4i card is it? I can link you to download the firmware, if you tell me.
     
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    It runs on a 1.4 DSi but you still need to put some files onto your SD card - think of it as an OS for your R4. The files can usually be found at the website provided on the box. Don't worry, it's a simple matter of dragging and dropping the files.
     
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    I have a rule about terms: "firmware is written to flashcart" and "kernel is written to SD(TF)".
    Anyway "Menu?" message is a DSTT thing...
     
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    so it must be a dstt clone
     
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    This is it.

    Any help much appreciated.



    Toby
     
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    Yes, kernel is probably a better word but most people still refer to it as a 'firmware'.

    Here's the download section for the address on the card - http://www.r4i-sdhc.com/downloade.asp
    You're looking for the latest English version for the 1.4 R4i.
     
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    Forgive my noobishness, folks.

    But the zip is giving me a 'R4i V1.24b English' folder. Do I drag that to the route of my micro SD, or all its contents?

    (I really do appreciate your help here - this is all new to me)
     
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    Unzip the files to the root of the Micro SD Card.
     
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    Woohoo!

    It's working!

    I'm 14 all over again - Thank you everyone.

    Thank you thank you thank you.

    Me= :-)
     

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