When changing from official firmware to Akaio, i lose my saves

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by nikochanr3, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. nikochanr3

    nikochanr3 Advanced Member

    Jul 3, 2008
    United States
    When i try to go to the latest AKAIO firmware from the official firmware, i lose my saves (i cannot load them to the games). Does anyone know how to prevent this from happening? Do i need to give more info?

  2. The Pi

    The Pi Lurker

    Mar 18, 2010
    In the "_aio" folder there's a file called "Globalsettings.ini" open it with notepad or whatever and look for the line that says "saveExt = 1" change that 1 to a "0" and that should fix the problem

    or remove the ".nds" from the ".nds.sav" files (the saves)

    but don't do both!
  3. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ The plot thickens

    Sep 13, 2009
    Many moons away
    You can also convert the saves within AKAIO itself.
    Go to the Start menu, then go to System Options. From there you have two options you can do. You can go down to Set file list type and set it to NDS + Sav, and go back, press y on the sav file, hit save ext. and that will convert them.
    Or in the same start up menu press R till you get to File System settings,, go down and press right on Save Ext. and turn it from sav to .nds.sav