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Open fat error in game card pack

"open fat error' appeared only on my screen when using the 88 in 1 game card pack  but with other game card my ds is working. Is there any solution for my problem? thanx!

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  • jege Nov 27, 2007

    Hi, I have the same problem. I have a 88 in 1 card ref 88D01. It was working fine until the icons seemed to be replaced by ? marks. We turned the DS off and on again, and now get the error message Open fat error.

    The card was bought from a shop in Spain, so we cannot return it.

    Any help would be appreciated.

  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    we have exactly the same problem open fat error on the 70 games in one please help

  • Anonymous Oct 17, 2008

    I put a firecard in my nintendo and it worked the first time now it isnt working can someone help me Have they hacked my ds?

  • Anonymous Oct 28, 2008

    al intentar entrar en los juegos de la ncard la pantalla se pone en blanco y sale el mensaje error! Open fat error!

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    My card was DS FIRE CARD so maybe it got .... (something) ! I don't wanna buy a new CARD !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! please help the complaining ppl !!

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    I have the same problem i brought my ncard a year ago it's been working fine untill the other day I added more games to it it worked fine the first time then all the games had question marks turned it off and on again now all i get is white screens with open fat error. My pc doesn't reconise that it is pluged into it so the file with the games on it won't come up. I brought this from UJANK the site was on ebay when i brought it but he doesn't sell ncards anymore HELP!!!



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I am not sure about that 88 in 1 game card pack you talk about but that sounds like a flash card cartridge for NDS. If you just would give me more information about that game card like seller store or website or device serial/model, slot used and flash type used. I will investigate about it.

The first: make sure the flash card is well plugged into the cartridge and plug it out and in again to be sure. Better if you clean the flash memory contacts with a cloth or q-tip.

Second: find the cartridge documentation and try to find a web page. Usually all the product issues like this are placed in the FAQs area of the manufacturer site. Or at least with the name you can find information in any related forum.

Third: If like I think, a fat error can happen when you use a flash memory card with a fat partition different or not supported by the cartridge hardware or firmware. That is not something that can happen just by using it unlike the files get corrupted. And you always have the option toformat the card, reload the cartridge software, upgrade the firmware, download new game roms, convert them if nescesary and load them in the flash card to play. Usually these devices use FAT16 or FAT file format (not FAT32 until you know this device support that format).

This is all i can say by now with the information you gave me...

Good Luck...

Posted on Oct 16, 2007


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