Stuck on "Loading..." screen, complete NOOB please help.

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  1. ShopFear
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    I just received 3 R4 SDHC cards from R4-Usa.com I've tried several different kernels. Does ANYONE know which ones I'm supposed to use? PLEASE HELP, Yes I am a complete NOOB, I bought these for my children and they are freaking out wanting them to work. Thanks!!


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    I attached photos to see if it may help.

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    I'm using a 32GB card, it's supposed to support up to 32GB, so I dont think that's the problem. But I'm going to try a smaller card.
     

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    I'll check those out, Thank you! and it's exactly like that! "Dad is it done" "are you done yet" lol
     
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    First link, same thing. Straight to loading screen.
     
  5. Ozito

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    Then maybe it's a clone as stated in the second link i posted.
    It's quite a long post but you should read it.
     
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    Reading through that now.
     
  7. EyeZ

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    Yes, you have a clone as the original R4 does not support SDHC, you're gonna have a major problem trying to find the correct Kernel, you should of had some documentation when purchased to inform you of where to get the correct Kernel.
     
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    I tried to find info for him at R4-usa.com (Where he bought it) but couldn't find anything.
     
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    Yeah i know that it's gonna be difficult, he could try https://www.linfoxdomain.com/nintendo/ds/

    Old kernels i know, but one of em may get the carts working.
     
  10. ShopFear
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    on the card it has a link for r4ds.com but I've tried all of those and none are working either...
     
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    r4ds.com has the kernel for the original R4 (v1.18), and you haven't got that cart due to your carts being SDHC.
     
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    I've tried all those downloads as well... none work. I'm going to try a smaller SD card, maybe they sent me the wrong cards, though I ordered the SDHC It's the last thing to try at this point
     
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    I don't want to sound condescending, but how are you putting the files in the card?
    What structure do they have?
     
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    They are .rar files, I'm unzipping them into the SD card.
     
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    My be a silly question but seeing as you said you're a complete NOOB,i'll ask

    You are extracting the firmware once you've downloaded it?
     
  17. Ozito

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    You har supposed to have 4 files at root, 3 folders and one .DAT file.
    With that said you are supposed to extract first then transfer whats inside the folder

    Folders;
    moonmemo
    moonshl2
    R4imenu

    File:
    R4.dat

    What i mean with root, is a the "base" of the memory card not inside any other folder
     
  18. ShopFear
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    I'm a noob with cards not computers, lol. I extract the files to the card, once they are extracted they become folders. which are as follow:

    MoonMemo
    MoonShl2
    R4iMenu
    R4.Dat
     
  19. tbgtbg

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    You also might want to try reformattng the SD card. A corrupted card can make a loading screen come up and never leave.
     
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    Just formatted again, first time was quick format, 2nd I did a complete format. I also tried all 3 of the R4 cards to see if there was any corruption in the cards themselves.