NEED help Real bad...

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by nathangatchalian, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. nathangatchalian

    nathangatchalian Newbie

    Jun 26, 2008

    I have An r4 but When i play some games it says " data could not be opened" or the " save file cannot be opened"
    This Happens when the game loads is there any Solution for this

    - Thanks
  2. Curley5959

    Curley5959 CCC Member!

    Feb 2, 2008
    Maybe not enough room on r4..

    Never happened to me, but Have you put the .nds files, not the rar files on your flashcart..

    Be more specific..

    What firmware??

    What Mini SD??

    What Games??

    How your cart is set up??


    Just a few points to help us figure it out..

    Btw Welcome to GBATemp
  3. InuYasha

    InuYasha Professional Coke Fiend

    Dec 8, 2007
    United States
    More then likly as with most cases you failed to upgrade your firmware to the latest 1.18.......
  4. Dark^'^Knigh

    Dark^'^Knigh GBAtemp Maniac

    Apr 25, 2007
    Seems to be a few of recent games having issues on R4 (even using latest firmware 1.18).

    Ones I have noticed lately:
    1. The Incredible Hulk
    2. Cake Mania 2
    3. New International Track & Field

    Patching using Max Crass Method software enables the above 3 games to work.

    4. LOL - I cannot get this to transfer to other DS consoles, even though other R4 users can!
  5. cris92x

    cris92x GBAtemp Fan

    Feb 3, 2008
    United States
    Cake Mania 2 doesnt need patching and neither does new international track & field... using them both on my r4, but i dont think i have latest firmware...
  6. Dark^'^Knigh

    Dark^'^Knigh GBAtemp Maniac

    Apr 25, 2007
    Interesting....I wonder if firmware 1.18 has 'created' compatability issues. I'd love to know if this was so, it may be my prob with LOL also.

    Is it possible / safe to 'downgrade' firmware?
  7. TrolleyDave

    TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

    Former Staff
    Jan 1, 2007
    Wales, UK
    I'm playing Cake Mania 2 just fine on 1.18.
  8. Dark^'^Knigh

    Dark^'^Knigh GBAtemp Maniac

    Apr 25, 2007
    That's not a response I was hoping for [​IMG] .....but still, it's strange that both R4s we have (bought at separate times) and both consoles (one new lite & one old phat) have the exact same problems.

    Now I'm thinking I should start from microSD cards, replace firmware file with fresh d/l (?) and see what happens. Outide of that, I can't think what the problem could be.

    Despite these small issues, I'm perfectly happy with what I've got, whether LOL, etc works or not.
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