R4 can't launch some games

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  1. tspsims
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    I can't play some of the games that I have on my R4, I have the error "savfile not founded! Please reset system", I tried maybe all the solutions that I found on forums, but none works...
    What can I do ?
     
  2. Shadow#1

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    This will fix the error

    https://nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=575
     
  3. zfreeman

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    reformat to FAT32.
     
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    Thank you for your answer, but I don't want to buy a new R4 (I already bought 3 R4 years ago)

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    I already tried that at least 3 times
     
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    What game are you trying to load?
     
  6. MythicalData

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    Might need to patch the ap rom or put a dummy save in to have it overwrite. Also maybe a firmware update is needed or the rom itself is corrupted
     
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    Lego Harry Potter Years 1 - 4
    (It does the same thing with a lot of other games but I don't have the names right now)

    I have the lastest version of my firmware
    Where can I find a "dummy save" ?
     
  8. MythicalData

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    make a blank notepad and save it as extension .sav
    then rename it to your roms name and keep the .sav extension.
    place it with your roms and all that on the card
    example
    Dragon Quest IX.nds
    .sav would be
    Dragon Quest IX.sav
     
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    When I do that, my DS softlock when I select this game in the menu (before launching the game, just when the game is selected)
     
  10. zfreeman

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    Do you have special characters in the file's name?
     
  11. tspsims
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    No, I also tried to change the name and to remove spaces but it didn't change.
    But I found that the "savfile not founded! Please reset system" error appeared very often when I had installed that YSMenu thing, since I remove that, most of my games started to work (maybe all?), but now, for the Lego Harry Potter Years 1 - 4 game, I have a blackscreen...
     
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    European release?
     
  13. tspsims
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    Both European and USA releases don't work
     
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    Is there a solution, or this game will never work?
     
  15. sp3off

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    Hmm... in which R4 are you on ? Which firmware are you using and is the problem Save-related ?
     
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    I have the same as this one: https://gbatemp.net/threads/identification-needed-for-r4.542043/ (I use the latest version of the firmware)
    And I don't know if the problem is save-related, I just have a black screen whatever I do...
     
  18. alexander1970

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    Hello.:)

    Did you use the R4 Menu or YSMenu for launching your games ?

    Thank you.:)
     
    Last edited by alexander1970, Jul 16, 2019
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    I used it, but I remove it because half of my games (including Lego Harry Potter Years 1-4, the game that is the problem) had the error "savfile not founded! Please reset system".
     
  20. Shadow#1

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    LOL
     
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