R4 FAILIURE

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  1. dragonsroar
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    dragonsroar Newbie

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    CAN ANYONE HELP EVERYTIME I TURN DS ON _DS_MENU.DAT IS DISPLAY.IF YOU CAN IM A NOVICEON PC NO TECHNICAL TERMS PLEASE
     
  2. Reaper

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    THAT IS WEIRD PROBLEM
    DID YOU REINSTALL 1.18?
    DO YOU HAVE A CLONE
     
  3. Fat D

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    NICE USE OF TOO MUCH CAPS, GUYS. DID YOU INSTALL ANY FIRMWARE AT ALL?
     
  4. NDStemp

    NDStemp GBAtemp?! No! NDStemp

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    Oh I wanna join! :

    REDOWNLOAD THE FIRMWARE THEN YOUR PROBLEM MAY BE SOLVED. ;D
     
  5. dragonsroar
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    dragonsroar Newbie

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    i downloaded something called a kernal 1.8 but still no joy
    whats a clone

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    where will i get firmware
     
  6. skyman747

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    A CLONE SHOULDN'T AFFECT IT. THAT HAPPENS IF YOU DON'T HAVE ANY TYPE OF FIRMWARE ON IT.
    LOOK ON THE BOX. IT SHOULD SAY A WEBSITE. DOWNLOAD AND PUT THE FILES INSIDE OF THE ZIP FILE ONTO YOUR MSD CARD!
     
  7. Surexius

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    Was it working correctly previously?

    I'd agree with the others. Simply clear your SD card (copying over the games and save files) and simply reinstall all of the most recent software.

    If your stuck just follow the instructions on the CD.
     
  8. dragonsroar
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    didnt come with a cd
     
  9. Rayder

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    This is the biggest problem with "R4" these days. There are so many clones it can be difficult to determine if the one you have is a clone or not.

    Most likely, you either didn't put ALL the necessary files on the card, or you are trying to use the official firmware on a clone, which won't work.

    Do you still have the box the R4 came in? What URL did it say to go to for firmware on the box? Can you take a pic of the front of the box and let us see it? We may be able to determine what firmware you actually need to use to get it to work for you.
     
  10. Surexius

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    Well download R4 version 1.18 and stick it onto your SD card

    It should have the following folders:

    '_system_'
    ''moonshl'

    and 2 files:

    _DS_MENU
    _DS_MOONSHL.NDS

    Hope that helps. You do know that the card won't work unless you install the software right? Also it should have had a CD in the package.