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Discussion in 'R4 DS' started by maxpowersin, Oct 13, 2007.

  1. maxpowersin
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    Hey guyzz..


    Today I was dumping some games on my ds. Accidentally I dropped the r4ds on the floor.

    Now whenever I put the r4ds in the ds and switch it on it gets stuck at the loading screen.

    Please tell me it's a problem which can be solved by reformatting the miscorSD!!

    or any suggestions to actually try to repair it..


    I am literally crying here!! I am so sad [​IMG]
     


  2. TLSpartan

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    It shouldn't break if you only dropped the R4. They dont break that easily. Try formatting. I have also found if you disassemble electronics and then assemble it again, it works.
     
  3. maxpowersin
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    hmm..
    ok

    I will try reformatting the card..
     
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    nononononnoonono did you try like blowing the insert hole??? last thing you do is take it a part
     
  5. TLSpartan

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    All you are doing is unscrewing a screw [​IMG] Try blowing first thoguh
     
  6. Wii_DS.

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    Backup and format your Micro SD Card or/and Clean the contacts of the Nintendo DS and the R4DS

    Why?
     
  7. maxpowersin
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    Oh.. man

    I will try these things u guyz suggested..
    Actually this is the first time I dropped the r4ds. I usually am pretty careful.

    Worst case scenario!
    my birthday is coming up. Maybe will buy cyclo. I prefer to buy a r4 coz deal extreme is shipping free and also it is available there. Cyclo is not available in dealextreme. I stay in India.

    Think of the shipping charges!!
     
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    I think he means with the DS or anything other electronics(usually beacause they are ALOT harder to open up). To open an R4 all you need to do is unscrew a tiny screw though
     
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    Ok..

    I reformatted the card. Blowed it out etc!!!

    Still it was getting stuck at the loading screen!!

    So then I tried being a smart ass about it and actually removed the screw and disassembled it.. I didn't find anything wrong.

    Then a small chip like thing which was glued to board broke of..

    Well now it's definitely screwed I guess.

    Lesson of the story!!

    Don't unscrew the r4 unless there is absolutely something wrong with it and Be EXTREMELY CAREFUL when handling it!!
     
  10. TLSpartan

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    Do you have a camera? Can you take a pic of what fell of. Because, I think an SMD resistor or cap has just fallen of. They are relatively easy to solder back on. If it is the IC however, thats a whole other story.....
     
  11. GBA_Temper

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    You have 2 options

    *Get some Super Glue from your local neighborhood store..and glue it back on...
    *Buy a G6DS Real in be happy for 20+ years
     
  12. juggernaut911

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    I second that!!!

    PS: havent seen u in a while, hey
     
  13. Wii_DS.

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    DO NOT GET A G6DS!

    They suck, i mean it!
     
  14. GBA_Temper

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    Hey man lets not turn this into a debating thread LOL

    *PSSST*maxpowersin get a G6DS Real....
     
  15. Wii_DS.

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    You started it. Get the fuck out of the R4 DS forum if you are just going to convert people to other Flash Cards, we don't want you here.
     
  16. GBA_Temper

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    wow so mean ouch ...attitude problem...Hey check this out you guys gave this guy some poor advise to fix his R4 in you telling me not to Convert him to something else..?? Why not...Giving advise to someone thats new plus poor support from you guys?? Oh yeah don't ever put WE in your sentence
     
  17. Wii_DS.

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    .....What?
     
  18. rhyguy

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    The person asked how to fix his r4, not what cart he should get
     
  19. GBA_Temper

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    Nothing man ..Umm can you just give the man some advise on how to fix his R4..

    @maxpowersin -- Well if you know where it fell off you can Solder or Super Glue it back on...Or post a picture where it broke off

    *Squash the other stuff*
     
  20. Wii_DS.

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    People HAVE gave him advice.