M3simply freezes at loading

Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by darkirby, Aug 27, 2007.

  1. darkirby
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    What trouble shoot says, to format your card and try loading everything up, tried that and it failed, still stuck at loading
    then i tried with a clean formatted card (it should say "can not find firmware" or something along those lines)... nope

    so any other suggestions? I don't want to waste money for another M3S/R4 if i can just get this one fixed...


    also, I didn't know if I should put this in the R4 section or M3 adapter. I chose here because the M3 is basically an R4.
     
  2. hollabackitsobi

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    Try putting the firmware on the card...that's most likely the problem. A format and then adding the firmware will most likely solve it, I haven't heard of M3/R4 cards malfunctioing themselves.
     
  3. darkirby
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    I tried that as well, when i put the firmware on my card it still just sticks at the loading state.
     
  4. Seven

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    Try the old blow trick by softly blowing into the R4's card slot? Just don't do it too hard or you might damage something. Worked for me once when I was freaking out over a card error.
     
  5. TrolleyDave

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    Yeah I get this on the odd occasion on my R4 and as Akamai said blowing in the card slot on the R4 sorts it out, although I usually blow on the contacts on the R4 and the DS port as well for safe measure.
     
  6. zeppo

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    blowing ALWAYS helps.
     
  7. roguetrip

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    Only if its from TrolleyDave's avatar doing the blowing [​IMG]
     
  8. marth989

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    I second that [​IMG]
     
  9. zeppo

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    lol me too.