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Hi I have a problem, when I start the R4 it gives me this error but before it did not give it to me, what should I do?
 

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i tried but dont work
Could it be you updated your dsi/3ds firmware, then you migh have another problem, there are blacklists in the updates for cartridge id's.
Good news is most r4's are updatable, so you might be able to update to an ID that's not blacklisted.
although it seems it's past the check, so i think or your kernel/fw isn't matching your R4, or it's outdated, but try lower the year a few years back to the last year you're sure it worked before.
 
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Could it be you updated your dsi/3ds firmware, then you migh have another problem, there are blacklists in the updates for cartridge id's.
Good news is most r4's are updatable, so you might be able to update to an ID that's not blacklisted.
although it seems it's past the check,
It is past that whitelist check. Blocked flashcart gives a generic "An error has occurred" message from the DSi or 2/3DS.
so i think or your kernel/fw isn't matching your R4, or it's outdated, but try lower the year a few years back to the last year you're sure it worked before.
If I remember that correctly one time bomb was dated sometime in 2019. Makes sense going back a bit.

Hi I have a problem, when I start the R4 it gives me this error but before it did not give it to me, what should I do?
Maybe there is different/working kernel software available somewhere. Please upload a picture of your R4.
Please do not delete/overwrite anything on the micro SD without a backup.
 
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It is past that whitelist check. Blocked flashcart gives a generic "An error has occurred" message from the DSi or 2/3DS.

If I remember that correctly one time bomb was dated sometime in 2019. Makes sense going back a bit.


Maybe there is different/working kernel software available somewhere. Please upload a picture of your R4.
Please do not delete/overwrite anything on the micro SD without a backup.
tTmebomb wasn't general set, it's custom to each r4 clone that has it.
That's why i'd say set it back a few years to when you're sure it worked before.
My last ds cart that had it crashed on late december 2017, i was so lucky that there was unofficial version of the software that didn't have the timebomb.
Rule was 3 till 5 years after the fhashcart was brought on the marked.
 

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Can someone help me out? I have the original R4 with the 2GB microSD card. I downloaded the latest kernel (R4 DS V1.18 Kernel) from r4ds.com which I believe is the official site. I extracted the files and copied them to the microSD card. I then turned on the DS Lite with the R4 but it didn't boot. Nothing happened, just the DS menu not showing that any card is inserted.
 

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Can someone help me out? I have the original R4 with the 2GB microSD card. I downloaded the latest kernel (R4 DS V1.18 Kernel) from r4ds.com which I believe is the official site. I extracted the files and copied them to the microSD card. I then turned on the DS Lite with the R4 but it didn't boot. Nothing happened, just the DS menu not showing that any card is inserted.
Unless you cart is very old it's most likely you have a r4 clone and there are a bunch of them out there.
before anything to make things easier just post a picture of you cart, so we all can know which cart it is
and point you to right direction.
 

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Unless you cart is very old it's most likely you have a r4 clone and there are a bunch of them out there.
before anything to make things easier just post a picture of you cart, so we all can know which cart it is
and point you to right direction.
I have the old one.
 

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Well I asked for a pic from your real cart and not from some pic over the internet.
Cause many people think they have the same cart but in many occasions they are mistaken,
even in a recent post there was one member that have mistaken his cart.
 

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Well I asked for a pic from your real cart and not from some pic over the internet.
Cause many people think they have the same cart but in many occasions they are mistaken,
even in a recent post there was one member that have mistaken his cart.
It's that one because I got it in like 2007-2008.
 

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Can somebody also help me find a firmware without a timebomb for my R4i Gold? My R4i Gold is an old one. It's not the one with 3DS or PRO.
 

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