M3 Real questions

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by TrainerAbu, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. TrainerAbu
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    I keep playing a bunch of GBA games with the Slot-1 or whatever extension, and every time I come back like 2 months later, my save data is gone in a bunch of the games. Why does my save data not stay for GBA games sometimes?

    and should I be using a custom firmware like Sakura or iTouch or something, and if so then what one? Will any of them help with things like FMV playback and stuff?
     
  2. g6team

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    Please try recharging the GBA Expansion. Leave it inserted while you charge your console overnight. See if that will get the saves to work properly.
     
  3. Dark

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    Wait so you have to charge the m3 gba expanison?? I always take it out when i charge =[
     
  4. Toni Plutonij

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    No, don't take it out...
    Actually, cart is being recharged while you play, too....But don't take it out while you charge your NDS/GBA..
     
  5. Dark

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    I no i don't take it out often. The first time i took it out i lost my shiny gold sav.
     
  6. thedicemaster

    thedicemaster GBAtemp Addict

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    also make sure.
    if you played a GBA game and then plan on not using your DS, boot into the m3 menu once(has to be the same menu you ran the GBA game from!)
     
  7. Toni Plutonij

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    I've seen people suggesting this many times (even M3 Team suggested that), but I never go to the folder where my game is, but my save gets backedup when I start my NDS and right after Sakura is booted (or default firmware)..
    And I haven't lost my saves, no once..
     
  8. thedicemaster

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    i'm saying same menu, not menu screen.
    with that i mean: booted with exploader? run exploader.
    booted with m3sakura? run that same m3sakura.
    booted with original firmware? run original firmware.
     
  9. Toni Plutonij

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    Aaaaah, I get it [​IMG]
    Sorry, I didn't understand it the first time I've read..