R4DS HELP NEEDED

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Jun 30, 2008

R4DS HELP NEEDED by astro1 at 12:35 AM (1,363 Views / 0 Likes) 9 replies

  1. astro1
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    Newcomer astro1 Newbie

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    I have just bought the r4 and have loaded a few games on the card. When I try to play any of them on the DS it comes up with"this types of files currently not allowed to operate". I'm a novice at this..have I done my money? Can anyone help me please?
     
  2. Destructobot

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    Sounds like you didn't extract the files first. No flashcart can run DS games that are zipped, RARed, etc. Extract the .nds files and put those on the memory card.
     
  3. astro1
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    I did decompress files using win rar. This is very frustrating! Any more help would be appreciated
     
  4. Rayder

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    Did the file you added to the R4 look like "gamename.nds"? The file MUST be a .nds file to work.

    This may be a silly question, but did you put the firmware for the R4 on the card first?
     
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    Member Ferrariman Hip-Flop and cRap

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    Try pressing the select button a few time to see if anything happens
     
  6. Destructobot

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    That error only comes up when you're trying to run a file that isn't a DS rom.
     
  7. Ferrariman

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    opps.

    If the roms has no .nds at the end, add one
     
  8. astro1
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    I dowloaded 1.18 from the r4ds site. I'm guessing this is firmware? Sorry i'm a novice at this!
     
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    I hope your not trying to run games from moonshell.......
     
  10. ojsinnerz.

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    Sigh....

    Anyway, yes, that's the firmware. You extract the files, and put it on the root of the micro sd.

    Then put the games on.
     

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