Problem with my R4DS

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  1. pakistexican88x
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    pakistexican88x GBAtemp Regular

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    I'm having a couple problems with my R4. Its freezing whenever im playing Metroid Prime Hunters and Mario Kart. Metroid usually freezes when im coming back from closing my DSlite and playing for a little bit after that.. Mario Kart doesnt freeze as often. Also, sometimes the DS doesnt recognize that the cartridge is in side. Is this an R4 problem? or a microSD problem? im using a SanDisk 2GB microSD card.
     
  2. Ducky

    Ducky QUACKJECTION!

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    I use SanDisk 2GB MicroSD Card too , and no problems so far , Try re-formating your microSD .. before doing that backup your whole R4 , And re-put the frimware version .12

    that should work [​IMG]
     
  3. enigmaindex

    enigmaindex the Scarecrow

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    Are you using that latest firmware? (1.12)
    Did you trim the roms? (Use TokyoTrimmer in future found in the R4 section)
    Could be a bad rom dump, download from a different source
    If the rom is trimmed, find the untrimmed version and try that
     
  4. Nero

    Nero GBAtemp RPG Maniac

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    Sounds like a MicroSD problem.

    Try reformatting your MicroSD.

    ~Nero
     
  5. jtroye32

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    actually it doesn't sound like it's a problem with the microSD at all. it sounds like your NDS is losing contact with R4DS pins. happend to me a couple times.. i just squeezed around the edges of the r4ds casing to make sure it was closed tightly and flush together. haven't had any problems since.
     
  6. DarkAura

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    Over there.
    1.12 is buggy, keep to 1.11. And re-format and all that.
     
  7. pakistexican88x
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    pakistexican88x GBAtemp Regular

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    how so?
     
  8. enigmaindex

    enigmaindex the Scarecrow

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    1.12 is better for me in my case, i get less slowdowns in Call of Duty 4 and Tony Hawks Proving Ground. How is it buggy in your case?
     
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