re-formatting

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Nov 1, 2008

re-formatting by Twiggy12 at 12:59 AM (1,297 Views / 0 Likes) 19 replies

  1. Twiggy12
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    ok, i was playing ninjatown when it froze, so i restarted ds and i got sd/tf card error, i put sd into pc AND I NEED TO FORMAT IT!!! i really dont want to lose all my save files is there any way to keep using without format? or must i delete ALL my files?
     
  2. NDStemp

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    Can't you just take out Ninjatown off your SD card? Then try if it works on the ds/flashcart
     
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    I dont think he can since it wont load in the DS and it prompts to reformat when inserted in PC.
    Although i think there're programs that recovers files from corrupted memsticks. Sadly i dont really know much about them.
     
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    copy and paste ur saves then format it
     
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    didnt you read? i cant open the sd card unless i format
     
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    Which cart are you using?
     
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    DUDE you make me laugh [​IMG]
    OBviously its the R4.
     
  8. Twiggy12
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    correctomundo

    SO U GONNA HELP OR WHAT!?
     
  9. InuYasha

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    Someone has a problem and how is it obvious that it was an R4?
     
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    can someone just answer the question and help?
     
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    Google lists a lot of usb memory stick recovery programs, try some.

    Or mount the drive on a linux machine.
     
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    Maybe try to see if you can access your card by using a different computer?
     
  13. Law

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    Look at what section this is.

    GBAtemp.net > Nintendo DS Discussions > NDS - Flashing Hardware and Software > R4 DS


    OP, you'll have to reformat the card. It's the only way.

    I know how you feel though, I lost a 4GB MS Pro Duo with a load of PSP Game saves on it the other day. Feels bad, man.
     
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    your best bet is to open it on a linux box.... you can download a live cd for ubuntu boot ure pc off that then check, or use VMware player and a virtual ubuntu machine
     
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    Hmmm guess I forgot about that oh well......But this thread is pointless now since he already formated his card so [​IMG]
     
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    Uhm, I don't mean to insult you, but I don't see anywhere that the OP formatted the card already. you might need some sleep, buddy [​IMG]

    And, to help the OP, I have what you could use. TestDisk, at http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk is a free recovery program that really worked in my experience, as a ROM flasher for Windows Mobile devices I really don't know what I'd do without this program. Don't get conned by those software you have to pay just to recover files, this one will do it splendidly.

    Now I advise to carefully read everything about the program on that site, to avoid really clearing your card. To play it safe, I recommend using a program called Active @ Recovery, available at http://www.partition-recovery.com/ Although it's a trial, it's merely to see if the partition still exists (and it will find it, in most cases you might still be able to see the exact same files on the card). Then follow it with TestDisk and remember to read the instruction carefully when you restore files from the card (the files will be in the folder where you extracted TestDisk.)

    Hope it helps [​IMG]
     
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    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=112990
     
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    He posted that fact in another part of the forum [​IMG]
     
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    Well that sucks [​IMG] OP should have posted here and said so, and like, close this thread or something. Now excuse me while I kindly delete my previous post [​IMG]


    [​IMG]
     
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    try a recovery program
     

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