M3 Wont Boot

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by geminisama, Jul 17, 2009.

  1. geminisama
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    Hey. I got my M3 Real yesterday, and now it wont even boot. It hangs on the back M3 screen as it starts up. A DSTT got stuck in it, but I pried it out. Now the M3 Real doesn't work period. I tried 3 different MicroSD, with 3 types of FW, on two different DS's. I don't know how in hell the DSTT getting stuck could mess up the M3, but it stopped working after it got caught. Are there any fixes for this?
     
  2. elixirdream

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    did you try firmware for different region? such as firmware for asia?
     
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    Could be your card is fake and you put the wrong firmware on it?
     
  4. Frederica Bernkastel

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    I get this problem a lot.
    make sure you're using the correct version (asia, or not)
    then

    back everything up, reformat to FAT32 or FAT16
    and copy back WITH correct firmware.
     
  5. geminisama
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    geminisama Metsu

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    @ Everyone: I was using the correct regions FW. I also tried various versions of Sakura. Also, I did reformat the drives several times. As to OMFG, not a fake, and worked flawlessly 'til it randomly failed.

    I just decided to buy another one, as Gamezway has the worst support I've seen on an English site. 2 of the people I talked too didn't know a lick of English, the other was incoherant, and constantly contradicting what he/she said. I don't think I'd ever get it replaced at that rate.