Please help with R4i. I can't save my games!

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  1. metal01
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    see title. I"m new to the boards so hi everyone, i've been browsing around for the last couple of days, but i have a prob and wanted help. what do i do?
     


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    Welcome to GBAtemp.net! And your topic is in the wrong section.

    Anyway, did you use a real time save function or it's own NDS game's saves?

    Please click here to read the rules and don't create a topic in wrong section! [​IMG]
     
  3. metal01
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    honestly i didn't know what section this goes in, i just picked what sounded right so sorry. i used the save on the game i've never heard of real time saving.
     
  4. antonkan

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    Oh, the NDS games saves? Try re-download a game again for to try how the game saves works.

    P.S. Your post is at second and third post in this topic, you double post! [​IMG]
     
  5. metal01
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    not my day is it lol. So i need to redownload all my roms? cause none of them will save.
     
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    how do i find out if its locked or not?
     
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    First could you tell us which R4i you have, because there are very many sorts of R4i and with different types come different problems and different solutions.
     
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    Hmmm i recommend you backup your games, and then formatting the micro sd. I'm guessing your games wont save because your file system of the micro sd is messed up. Just simply right click on the micro sd on your pc, and press format. Hope it helps [​IMG]

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    Hmmm i recommend you backup your games, and then formatting the micro sd. I'm guessing your games wont save because your file system of the micro sd is messed up. Just simply right click on the micro sd on your pc, and press format. Hope it helps [​IMG]
     
  10. metal01
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    my box on the cover says R4i SDHC, revolution for dsi.

    I have formatted and installed the software several times i was incredibly excited about this thing when getting it now i'm just pissed.
     
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    Play a game then turn off. Check on your computer if there is a .sav file created with the name of the game.

    Also, microsd cards do not lock, so I don't know what that other guy is smoking.
     
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    well i have no idea why it isn't working, how bout you re download the firmware, see if that helps, if not, contact me and i'll see what i can come up with
     
  13. metal01
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    I download the files from www.R4I-SDHC.COM still the same thing. I appreciate the help you guys are giving its great.
     
  14. metal01
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    ok thanks for all your help i fixed it the guy who gave me the r4i put bad game files on it, the ones i put on myself just now work fine so i've replaced them. thank you.

    I do however have one other thing i would like to no more about.

    How do I cheat on the R4i. I know you put certain files in certain folders but i don't have the _system_ folder.
     
  15. jonesman99

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    which r4i are u talking about? the sdhc one or the rts one?
     
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    the sdhc one
     
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    for that one there is not a _system_ folder, or at least not called that, u have to put ur user cheats in the r4imenu folder.

    and as for your saves, u must put them as well as the roms in the root of the card.
    and just putting saves on the card and have them to play normally wont work as the save files that the r4i makes and reads from are 1 mb a piece, and theres no known converter for them...

    any more info on it, just ask and ill try to help solve it.
     
  18. metal01
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    alright just so i know i can't just drag and rop a rom and play a game and save i have to put those somewhere in a folder not just floating around?
     
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    no, just put the rom on the root of the sd or sdhc card, because the r4i will not recognize them if theyre not.

    heres and illustration... well the best i can think of:

    (root or main folder): all nds roms, game saves will be created and resaved there automatically as well as, R4imenu folder (contents inside), and moonshl2 folder (contents inside)

    heres a video tutorial:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8y4Mx-E_Pw
     
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    Thanks mod...oh wait, you aren't a mod.

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