Upgraded DSi Firmware by accident, now not working?

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  1. immortalce
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    immortalce Newbie

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    So presently my sister was using my DSi and upgraded the firmware for me. I don't know what verison this is [is it still 1.4?] and I don't know how to check it, but now my AK2i is not working.
    I recently upgraded to AKAIO 1.5.1 - about a week ago - and it was working fine. I was also thinking that it would bypass the DSi's block. Oh, and if anyone's interested, here's what my DSi says when I boot up my AK2i:

    "An error has occured. Press and hold the power button to turn the system off. Please see the Nintendo DSi Operations Manual for help troubleshooting."

    I'm going on a trip for my March vacation, and I'd really like a quick fix for this. Anyone know anything?

    EDIT : I've looked around and heard about this 'DP' update thing, and I do have extra DS's at hand. Is it just put it on the AK2i and press 'a'? Or is it more complicated than that?
     
  2. Krestent

    Krestent What to post?

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    Shouldn't be more complicated than that.
     
  3. tk_saturn

    tk_saturn GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Download the FW update from here which is from this thread. Once downloaded extract the files to your MicroSD card.

    For updating a single cart ak2ifw_update_14_DSi_new should be used. Because it doesn't require the cart to be ejected and reinserted, there's less chance of anything going wrong.

    When you run ak2ifw_update_14_DSi_new it takes you straight to the firmware update screen

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    Press start and the update is complete it gives you the following message:

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    Power off the DS.
     
  4. immortalce
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    immortalce Newbie

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    Thanks to you guys, my AK2i is now working as if this whole mishap never happened.
    Thanks to everyone who helped! [​IMG]
    And when I updated, it doesn't say AK2i anymore - it shows a picture of another game cart. It's working fine, though, so hopefully it's all good.
     
  5. ZeWarrior

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    Its supposed to show a Danny Phantom picture IIRC. Thats what my M3i Zero shows anyway, its normal to bypass the DSi 1.4 FW.
     
  6. Dark^'^Knigh

    Dark^'^Knigh GBAtemp Maniac

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    Well, given your OP stated 'DP' thing, it's clear that the Danny Phantom icon was to be expected (I'm certain no post anywhere would say 'DP' without an explanation) [​IMG] And yes, all flashcarts updated to work on DSi consoles running 1.4 firmware have the 'DP' thing.
     
  7. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    No.
    DSTTi has Star Wars.
     
  8. Krestent

    Krestent What to post?

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    SCDS1 has Star Wars
    EZ-Flash Vi has some THQ game
    iEDGE has Sudoku
     
  9. Sumea

    Sumea Disco Ninja Frog

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    Well yeah, just a part of some game...

    I think Nintendo is now screwed - Since they would need to block actual games (I presume - how the load now works) To stop flashcarts - and that is something they cannot just do even how much they hate pirates.
     
  10. EnnEss

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    +1 on that. [​IMG]

    Hackers>Those Anti-Piracy Newbs