my r4 is broken.

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  1. zshckfle
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    i have an r4 and it keeps saying loading.
    i have all the files.
    _system_
    _dsmenu.dat
    Ds_menue.ini
    and moonshell.
    but it wont load. is my sd corrupt or is it my r4?
     


  2. Kinqdra

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    You need to tell us more details:
    1.What microSD(how many gb)
    2.Specific cart(original r4 or r4i,r4sdhc...)
    3.what firmware are u using?
    I had that problem and it was mainly because my microsd was an micro sd hc and the original r4 is not compatible with sdhc's.
     
  3. luke_c

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    Re-install the firmware, try cleaning the SD/Cart if not, you're screwed, time to get a decent cart?
     
  4. zshckfle
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    my micro sdhc card is 8gb kingston
    and i have a r4dssdhc card
     
  5. gothx16

    gothx16 Newbie

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    I had the same problem with my R4Ultra chip. I know it's not the same but what I did was load my chip in someone elses DS and for some reason it worked. I grabbed the latest firmware freshly put it in the SD card than tried it on my DS and still wouldn't work, tried in a friends and it worked, than tried it in mine right after and it worked. IDK maybe it'll work for you too.
     
  6. I am r4ymond

    I am r4ymond PFE

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    I think you should've read one of the Hot Topics that were Sticked on top of this R4 Forum... ._.
     
  7. House Spider

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    This sometimes happens to me and it is solved by simply taking out the MicroSD and putting it back.
     
  8. Kamika

    Kamika GBAtemp Regular

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    This happens when you put firmware of the real R4 on a fake R4.
     
  9. Zack_Sparrow

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    so,
    are you wanna to buy a new?
    i have r4i gold and black edition.
    i can sell cheaper,
    because my station is us, not china

    if yes, pm or e-mail me
     
  10. zshckfle
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    but it only started happening a month ago ive had my r4 for a year
     
  11. Lube_Skyballer

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    Lol.. I still have my 3-4 year old original R4DS casrt and its still working fine for me. But sometimes the R4DS is not recognized by the DS, that's the only downside
     
  12. I am r4ymond

    I am r4ymond PFE

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    R4 SDHC Cards are Clones, right? If only you were in the Past, where there wasn't a lot of R4 Clones out in the Markets and where you Could've Gotten a REAL ORIGINAL R4. ._.
     
  13. ericling

    ericling GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    We are on the same boat..
    Got the problem too...

    TIME TO GET A NEW FLASH CARD...Acekard2i(my choice) or M3!
     
  14. XWolf

    XWolf GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Um...

    Have you tryed a different MicroSD card in the R4?
     
  15. zshckfle
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    yes. and same thing eccept it doesent display any theems and then it crashes.
    then i boot up again : loading...
     
  16. ShadowEO

    ShadowEO GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Mine's fake and I can use real R4 firmware on it.... Without problem.
     
  17. Raika

    Raika uguu

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    Get a new decent flashcart. I abandoned my R4 when M&L:BIS wouldn't work on it.
     
  18. ShadowEO

    ShadowEO GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I was about to try that game. hmm... *goes to try it after school*
     
  19. Aeter

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    Stop the nonsense of calling R4's dead and not able to play M&L BIS.

    It can with YSMenu. I use it on my R4 and it works wonders.

    Just format your microSD card, install YSMenu, and VOILA! everything works again and you still love your R4.
     
  20. bach3609

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    reformat your micro sd, then download the firmware from the website stated THE BOX. Drag the files to your micro sd, put it in the r4, and play! [​IMG]