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Nintendo DS won't save games.

It did once save games but just lately it won't save any! Worse still it tells me that it has deleted the save files. This happens on all the games both SP and DS. It just takes you straight back to beginning. The SP games when used on the SP will save again, so I know the games are ok, it just seems to be the DS. Any ideas? Please help!

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Re: Nintendo DS won't save games.

It is possible its the ds or it could be the card, chances are its corrupted or virus infected

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