my old cart is f'd up

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    This exact one everytime i try to load it the nintendo part is all messed up, note i havent used it in a few years due to this problem whats wrong?
     
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    its funny i cant find a store that sales this pos anymore rofl goodnight
     
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    what exactly is it doing? In what way is it messed up? I have a Flash Advance card as well but the one right before that one that sticks out of a GBA SP by almost an inch. Yup, old. ANyway, you could try changing the LI battery or look to see if the bord has a crack on it or something like that. [​IMG]
     
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    i turn it on and it says the normal thing but below instead of nintendo its all messed up like a barcode it is 5 30 am i need t osleep
     
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    changing the battery would work?
     
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    well, if that thing is as old as I think it is, then the battery is probably no good anymore and would be the first thing I would try. you also may want to make sure that you are using the most current version of Extreme Link software (I think that is the one you would use for that card [​IMG])
     
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    how do i open it
     
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    Screwdriver?
     
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    I have the same cart and the battery still works fine. Anyway, a dead battery wouldnt provoke that, you would only loose your saves everytime you reboot.

    -What software do you use to write to your cart?
    -Your linker is USB or Parallel?
     
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    littlewriter or efa one.
    parallel
     
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    The nintendo is garbled even when you try to write to it? (start+select at boot)
     
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    ? start+select at boot what do you mean
     
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    i lost my cart and found my linker in my garage then lost it again oh well ill find em when i wake up
     
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    i rewrote my cart and the nintendo is still garbled any suggestions?
     
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    I'm at a lost here, this never happened to me. I did read about it back in the day but i don't remember anything about the fix. Sorry pal.
     
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    ;-;
     
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    help
     
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    the first one doesnt pertain cause i acutally see something underneath and ill try the alcohol again ive done it before didnt work
     
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    how do i format it?