R4i 3DS doesn't load games?

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  1. jimmyjam
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    Just received an R4i 3DS from Digitopz. It has www.R4ids.cn on it. I have downloaded the latest wood update 1.46 and put it on the micro sd card with some games. It boots up fine and i see the game icons but when i try to run any it says, 'processing, don't power off' and the sd card icon in top right is flashing. Thats it. Just stays like that and i have to power off. Am i doing something wrong or is it the card?
     
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    Tried with 3 different micro sd cards and still the same thing!!?? I'm using a DSiXL and I put the ndsi 1.44 patch on and that updated fine but the games just don't load? I'm using a mac by the way. Are there any known problems with that?
     
  3. tranfeer

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    You should format your tf card with FAT16 or FAT32. It seems that the savers could not be created.
     
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    Yes i have formatted to FAT32. Even downloaded the Panasonic formatter for mac and tried that but still the same.
     
  5. EyeZ

    EyeZ GBAtemp Addict

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    Silly question, but you aren't trying to run Wood for R4 are you?
     
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    I have the R4i3DS (red box) and before I could play games I had to update the FW through a DSLite and THEN found out that they only play with SanDisk SD Cards. I had a Kingston one before and it wouldn't work either.
     
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    I downloaded WOOD R4 V1.46 from the official site r4ids.cn.

    Another thing is if i change the skin to say black, or zelda, nothing changes? and if i change the filename/icons layout to small and save, when i restart it's back to the default. Could there be a problem with the r4i writing to the sd card?

    I actually have tried both those. A kingston 4gb and sandisk 16gb...
     
  8. EyeZ

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    I don't know....you have tried 3 microSD's already, i can only guess it may be a faulty R4i or summert to do with using a mac, i aint come across a problem like you are having....soz
     
  9. tranfeer

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    It seems the micro sd can not be written. It's very strange.
     
  10. jimmyjam
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    Is there anything i can do to see if the r4i will write to the sd card? Software other than nds rom?
     
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    Use software called "Virtual Box" and run the files to the micro sd card in a Windows environment. I believe this will solve your problem. :)
     
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    Installed Parallels and windows. Formatted card, downloaded wood 1.46 and a game through windows. Put them on card. Same thing....

    All i can say is fcuk this piece of @$£%@£!!
     
  13. EyeZ

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    Can you not return it and get a refund?
     
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    can you post a picture of the root of your micro sd card using imgur.com please?
     
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