Updating my R4 "HappyBox" flashcard?

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by Xalusc, May 10, 2017.

  1. Xalusc
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    Hello, everyone. I bought this R4 in 2014 - here's a picture of it

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    It came with this weird firmware called "HappyBox". Picture below
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    Anyway, I found this apparent firmware update: https://filetrip.net/nds-downloads/...nglish-kernel-r4isdhc-com-2-0-14b-f33261.html

    The problem is, when I tried to put those files in my micro SD card, it would give me 2 different errors.

    Error #1, when the file _DS_MENU.DAT was in the root of the micro SD card:
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    And the bottom screen was just blank

    Or, when said file was NOT present at the SD card:
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    And it would just get stuck here. Once again, bottom screen blank.



    So, my question is: What should I do in order to update my flashcart? Happybox 2.0 didn't seem to work, so what else can I resort to?

    Thanks in advance, and sorry for the huge, low-quality pictures.
     
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    hmm, that's the wrong site. Check the site on the cart.
    It says r4isdhc.com . r4i-sdhc.com is a different one. I personally hate r4isdhc.com, but like r4i-sdhc.com. Either way, that's not the correct one iirc. (Why would r4i-sdhc.com show up on an r4isdhc.com cart, I mean)
     
  3. Xalusc
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    Yes, I realize that, but the original website has long since changed and I can no longer download useful files for this one R4 on it.
     
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    Even so, it's unlikely that files from r4i-sdhc.com will work just because they have a similar name.
     
  5. Xalusc
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    I got those from GBATemp, actually, from a thread where someone wanted to update an R4 with "Happy Box", too.
    But the thread is years old, and I felt like creating a new one would be better than reviving a dead one.
     
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  6. nxwing

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    Try using the files from this site. They both look very similar carts and they both have the "HappyBox" thing so it may just work.