NCARD Errors - Expert Needed!

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by OliverR1, Jan 18, 2008.

Jan 18, 2008
  1. OliverR1
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    Newcomer OliverR1 Newbie

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    Hi,

    Complete Newbie here.

    Started playing around with a NCard 1gb V1.45 (8gb) on my DS.

    Card was 99% full and working well but when I went into menu mode this morning it said "no write space".

    I think this is probably due to save files that have been added in the last day or so.

    My first thoughts were to clear some of the space, which I did by deleting all the .sav files, but I still got the same error when selecting from the menu.

    Before I did any of this I backed up everything including the DSYSTEM folder, Menu file and a few NDS files and then re-formatted the drive using my PC running XP. I did this with a standart right click format option.

    Now rather annoyingly I just get the USB mode / Menu option screen (where you can see the files stored on the card, on my PC but I get the error when prssing the menu option "Data is not align 16k".

    I have re-tried regular formating and formating FAT + 16k and 64k running off the start menu
    "diskmgmt.msc" but nothing fixes the problem.

    I pressume this has happened to others but any information I find seems to be in Chinese!

    Is there someone smart out there that can point me in the right direction (in a simplified form) to help get my card working again and maybe also offer a good drag and drop solution (software package) for file managment between PC and DS?

    Much appreciated.

    Oliver [​IMG]
     
  2. quartercast

    Member quartercast GBAtemp Regular

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    a) You have posted this in the wrong area. This topic should be in the N-card sub-forum.
    b) It appears you missed this sub-forum, as there are numerous directions on how to format your N-card properly (using the DS – NOT using windows).
    c) If these methods don't work, I recommend using the SD card formatter listed here.
    d) Depending on what firmware version you have, you may need to copy some system files across after formatting.
     
  3. OliverR1
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    Newcomer OliverR1 Newbie

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    Apologie and many thanks.

    Oliver
     

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