R4 help

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  1. pokemonkickbutt
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    So i recently had to format my sd card im using for my r4 but my r4 had already been updated to the latest firmware.
    do i have to update again? and if i do i have to wait till a more recent patch to update since my system is close to the recent patch?
     
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    If by "firmware" you mean ACTUAL firmware (the stuff you update on your cart that lets it run on DSi/3DS updates), then no, that's stored internally, not on the MicroSD.

    If instead you mean the software (Wood/AKAIO/YSmenu/Moonshell/Whatever), then yeah you'd need to put that back on for it to run.
     
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    I meant the official updates but that makes me feel better but I'm also having issues with some games no loading with either staying on a black screen or going to white screen.I'm not sure what that is, I know for some games that i used to be able to load that happening and I'm not sure what to do about dragon quest 9 since i saw that was a common problem but i have no idea where to find a fix for that.
     
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    What exact model cart?
    What's the site printed on it?
     
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    It's a r4 gold 3ds from r4ids.cn.
     
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    Are you installing the latest version of Wood from that site? That's the software intended to load ROMs.
     
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    Yeah i downloaded and copied it to the folder, that is all i have to do right?
     
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    Assuming you extracted it right (the _rpg folder and such in the root), then yeah, it'll start right up.
     
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    Yeah the r4 starts up fine it's just the games that are acting funny.
     
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    Ohh i guess i needed to do a full swipe, i did the sd card format thing started working.Thanks for the help