Sky3ds Disk writer help!

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  1. hencthurk
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    Getting nothing but headache :( please help!
    When the writer tool finally does see my sd card (have to keep launching it in admin mode to even load up) I get card not formatted with no games or just two.

    Then when I try to write anymore games it says there is no space! :'(

    I don't want to format, and lose my saves.
    Any ideas?
     


  2. Foxi4

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    Run the DiskWriter in Windows XP SP3 Compatibility Mode with Run as Administrator checked (Right-click -> Preferences -> Compatibility), that works perfectly for me. ;)
     
  3. hencthurk
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    Nope same thing :'(
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  4. mrolive

    mrolive GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    What OS are you on? Windows 7?
     
  5. hencthurk
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    8.1.

    Tried in compat mode xp as well :(
     
  6. mrolive

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    Hold up, I'm on 8.1 and it works perfectly fine. Have you tried rebooting your PC/redownloading disk writer? I know it sounds rediculous but rebooting as worked for me in the past with these issues.
     
  7. hencthurk
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    Nope no dice :(
    Restarted and redownloaded.
    I think it's it's a .net framework error. I'm soo lost!
     
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    You'll have to re-download .Net Framework, try via Windows Update or Microsoft's website.
     
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    Can you run diskwriter in something like a virtual box?
     
  11. hencthurk
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    Lemme try...
     
  12. hencthurk
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    Nope too complicated for me to create a virtual machine :(
     
  13. DjoeN

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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    Try to put in an usb port on the back of your PC instead of the front usb ports.
    Don't use extension cables.

    [EDIT]
    Try to install .net 4.5.2
     
  14. mrolive

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    Try this.
     
  15. hencthurk
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    installed 4.5.2 no dice :'( :cry:
    oh gosh. Worse case going to reformat the card. ughhhhhh
     
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    Did you try another SD cart?
    Did you try to optimize the sd cart if you get into the diskwriter menu?

    I'm on Windows 8.1 and i start diskwriter without a problem, don't use compatibility mode or administrator, works fine
     
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    Optimise before or after I format?
    Thinking of formatting now... There goes my donkey Kong save :'(
     
  18. mrolive

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    You could always take the time to setup a virtual machine and try there. This does require some effort though. I wouldn't format until you have explored all your options.
     
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    Too late :( formatted now
    Trying to reformat the card from scratch... seems I may have broken my brand new sd card. Can't unformat it