Save game issues since new year R4i Deluxe Ultra Mega Edition

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    Hello, I've had my R4i for close to a month now and have never had problems saving a game until the new year. I lost my Zelda and Super Mario 3D Land saves (which fortunately I had backed up fairly recently). I have tried playing again and saving but each time the save is corrupted. I am making sure I save, do home, exit to 3DS menu and then wait a bit, but still, everytime I save the games are corrupted.

    I realised it has only done it since yesterday, so reset my Emunand date to 2/1/2013 and now I'm not getting corrupt save games. Has anyone else experienced this? Or is it just me?
     
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    So lowering down the date fixes the save corruption issue? My Professor Layton save file corrupted when I switched the ROM with Zelda and then came back to Professor Layton.
     
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    there will be a fix out soon just get the butter knives ready
     
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    It did for me though I can't say I have done any extensive testing. All saves corrupted before changing date. Not since. Worth a go I reckon.
     
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    Just out of interest, since R4 just rips off Gateway, are Gateway users experiencing the same problem?
     
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    Could you backup your save files and then change the date back to see if the problem was (randomly) fixed?
     
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    Going back to version 3.0 and using it without emunand seems to fix save corruption issues for me.
     
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    Have a Gateway here and no issues whatsoever since i have it.

    I imagine that sucks to be stuck on the previous year or firmware version. :(
     
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    i was throwing the idea about a while back that gateway could put a "bug" in on purpose that would only effect clone cards after a certain ammount of time had passed so it would pass their checks then promptly backfire.....hmmmmm
     
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    I think it more likely that the cloner's where not able to do their gateway ripping job properly.
     
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    Oh well, 4 saves in and I'm corrupt again. Must have been a fluke. Back to earlier firmware then I guess.
     
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    Why not try V3.2?
     
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    Ah ha! I will do that! Really should pay attention to the news :) Thanks for the heads up
     
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    Please do let us know how that works. Their readme file comments on "fixes for saves" or something similar - maybe this issue?
     
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    I saved the game, exit and repeated this 15 times. No corrupted saves anymore.
     
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    Congrats, it wasn't your fault! Now go have fun!
     
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    Does it make curropted save files work again?