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Ds r4 problem

I cant get the r4 disk to play on my computer so i went to the r4 website and down loaded the new versionn of moonshell wat else do i need to do because when i put the r4 in the ds it says no menu.dat

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Make sure you have kernel version 1.18
These are the files you should have.
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Downloading moonshell doesnt fix thats problem, you have to go to the actual R4 website to download the english version 1.18 system and moonshell only plays mp3 files.

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