m3 real "menu?" problem

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  1. minkyuuuu
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    minkyuuuu Newbie

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    i've purchased m3 real from

    http://www.goldenbridge.hk/

    and i read all the tutorials/guides people wrote and everyone is telling me the same thing.
    copy the system folder to the root of sd card.
    i do that and all i see when i turn on ds is a picture of micro sd card with cartoon face and says "menu?"
    i wanted to have sakura installed and i really hope i didn't buy fake.
    anyone expert about this? please help! i am extremely annoyed..
     
  2. ZeWarrior

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    I don't think its supposed to have any cartoon face.. post a pic of your M3 real please. My m3i zero certainly doesn't do that
     
  3. minkyuuuu
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    minkyuuuu Newbie

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    this is my m3real.


    i purchased this last winter and i did live chat with one of the customer service people in that goldenbridge site after i did some research and some people said that it might be fake if that face shows up.

    i said that i think the cart is fake and that customer service person gave me these files to put in

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    it looks like this in my ds

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    and actually these files work fine like you see in the last picture. but i have no way to update the firmwares because those firmwares don't look like what i have right now and they'll just show up as a cartoon face in my ds. and i want sakura =( because i read someone wrote new pokemon game works fine in sakura
     
  4. ZeWarrior

    ZeWarrior TheWarrior

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    Sorry, its fake. Look at the cart, it says www.m3adaptes.com when the official M3 Adapter site is www.m3adapter.com
    I suggest you ask for an immediate refund.
     
  5. minkyuuuu
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    minkyuuuu Newbie

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    sigh.. i see. thanks for reading!
    can't refund though, bought it too long ago and old games work fine..
    or can you please tell me the site where i can buy a genuine cart??
     
  6. BoxShot

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    0shippingzone or gamekool (based in China) and realhotstuff or simplymods (based in US)
     
  7. ninchya

    ninchya GBAtemp Regular

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    ASIA!!!!!
    Kickgaming is pretty good i bought mine from there in christmas and it works fine,plus it is in canada so shipping shouldnt be long here
     
  8. minkyuuuu
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    minkyuuuu Newbie

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    thanks guys really appreciate it.
    i'll try US sites. no more stuff from china, sooo not trustworthy...although i have no idea where genuine ones are made
     
  9. -Mew-

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    Well you werent using thrustworthy chinese sites. You should always ask or look for these, best look them up here, chinese sites are the best if you want the cheapest price and free shipping.

    I'd recommend you this http://www.gamekool.com/freeshipping-aceka...slds-p-184.html

    15$ with shipping, and you'll be able to play all games. You can order a M3i Zero from there if you prefer M3

    Also heres my genuine M3 Real
    [​IMG]

    So yeah it's R not S, also I don't think the genuine ones have that m3 Sakura thing? But maybe the newer ones do?
     
  10. Jakob95

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    Not the whole China is not trustworthy. You just bought a flashcart from a non trusted site. That doesn't mean all the other websites are not trustworthy, I bought from a non trustworthy flashcart dealer too which was thedsdeals.com based in the USA and they were crap. And I know for sure that Gamekool.com is trustworthy.
     
  11. radders248

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    Ive got an M3DS Real Ordered from the Uk with the Sakura Logo in the top corner, howere this one has M3Adapte spelt correctly and works flawlessly
     
  12. Auora

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    Same. I was just thinking 'Wait, but mine has the Sakura logo... and the firmware all works fine on it...' so even if it is a fake... it works perfectly like it isn't one.
     
  13. Porobu

    Porobu Gbatemps Shiny Latias

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    Its a DSTT clone
     
  14. DCG

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    why do I never see the side insertion M3 real here on this site.
    I got mine from real hot stuff and it was the "v2.0" with side insertion. and yes it is not fake.
     
  15. -Mew-

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    Well I guess the new ones have that M3 Sakura logo on top, I don't know mine is like 2 years old or something...
     
  16. Porobu

    Porobu Gbatemps Shiny Latias

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    Yes I have one of these
     
  17. Bently

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    A DSTT clone carrying the M3 Real name, a good way to market fake products :/.