Save files not working

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  1. peemmfivekay
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    peemmfivekay Newbie

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    I backed up my card and then I reformatted my memory card. Then I put a save file back on the card and it didn't work. The game loaded up and asked if I wanted to start a new game, instead of continuing one. What happened? [​IMG]

    I'm running AKAIO 1.8.6.a
     
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    make sure, that both, the .nds and the .sav file have the exact same name (exactname.nds, exactname.sav, for instance) and also check, if both files are in the same folder
     
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    peemmfivekay Newbie

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    Well, it is a .nds.sav but yeah, both is the exact same name. Same folder (root)
     
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    remove ".nds" in the ".nds.sav" extension
    so that it's just named "*.sav"
     
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    peemmfivekay Newbie

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    Thanks a lot! That worked. How come .nds.sav does not work though?
     
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    Because it's not the name it's looking for.
     
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    Weird. Because all of my games on it, use the extension .nds.sav, it does not have just .sav. Oh well. Thanks a lot all!
     
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    You might have been using an old save extension. The default now is just .sav. You can however go into the options and make the default .nds.sav. But just be mindful that future releases will use .sav as the default so you'll have to change the setting each time you upgrade AKAIO.
     
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    Ah ok, thank you very much [​IMG]
     
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    AKMENU and a few old AKAIOs use .nds.sav, but .sav is better or some shit like that.

    So what happens is that if I were to have:

    • game.nds
    • game.nds.sav
    • game.sav

    it would load the game and whilst loading it would look for the sav, so it would go, ".nds, not a sav, .nds.sav, not a sav, .sav, let's launch this!" if you didn't have a sav, it doesn't load anything.