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I have just bought an r4 card and have nmanaged to download a game onto it but when i put it in the ds it says couldn't find_DS_MENU.DAT can any one help me with what i can do about this - i have checked it on the other ds we have and it gives the same message Thanks

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Just ask someone who has previously bought an R4 to set it up for you and copy their _DS_MENU.DAT from there copy (I had this same problem and then I found someone else who had one and we copied it from there and it has worked a treat since.

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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SOURCE: using r4 downladed games now

http://www.r4ds.cn/download/r4_v1.18_kernel.html

scroll down to the bottom of the page click on "English Kernel v1.18 download 1" (Or download 2 it doesn't matter) then search on google for "winrar" install it and then unzip the Eng. Kernel v1.18 and replace with other files that you have tried

Alos i recommend that you make a folder that you put the ROMs in so you don't accidentially del. something important


Go to www.frozenroms.in for loads of great DS roms

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SOURCE: r4 couldn t find ds menu dat

Hi,

Did you install the R4 kernel?

If you didn't click here, scroll to the bottom of the page and download the "English Kernel v1.8" (I'm assuming you want English).

1) Firstly connect your micro SD card and then extract all the files from the zip file and copy them all to the card.

2) Next put your .nds files, mp3 etc. onto the SD card (anywhere in the root of the card is fine).

3) Put your SD card into the R4, pop it into the DS/DSL and that should be it.

Hope this helps, any problems feel free to message me.

Regards,
SOD69

Posted on Feb 11, 2010

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R4 couldn t find ds menu dat


Hi,

Did you install the R4 kernel?

If you didn't click here, scroll to the bottom of the page and download the "English Kernel v1.8" (I'm assuming you want English).

1) Firstly connect your micro SD card and then extract all the files from the zip file and copy them all to the card.

2) Next put your .nds files, mp3 etc. onto the SD card (anywhere in the root of the card is fine).

3) Put your SD card into the R4, pop it into the DS/DSL and that should be it.

Hope this helps, any problems feel free to message me.

Regards,
SOD69

Feb 11, 2010 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

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Ds says couldn't find_ds_menu-DAT


This is an error from an R4 Card. You need to reinstall the firmware for your r4 onto your micro sd card. The firmware can be downloaded for free on the manufacturers site usually written on the front of the cardand on the box . As i dont know which version of the r4 you have i cant give you a link for the exact firmware to use.

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apparently m3 dont do upgrades now but this might help http://www.m3-forums.net/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=312
basically it converts the r4 ds menu.dat to work on m3 simply (may work for m3 real) so now all you have to do is go to r4 download site and download latest version. 1.18 from here http://www.r4dscart.com/r4-software.html (select the english update) then patch ur dat file replace it back to where you took it from before patching and then copy all 4 files ( _system_ moonshi _ds_menu.dat _ds_mshl.nds) into the root of micro sd card. advise you to copy any files/games you have on your mem card then copy the games over to your newly installed firmware. oh by the way in the link i provided on how2 patch the ds_menu.dat it might be bit vague on where you put the ds_menu.dat file to patch it, all you do is drag and drop it into the PATCH app thats inside the "r4 to m3 patcher" folder. post a reply to let me know how you got on

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GO ONTO R4 WEB SITE DOWNLOAD LATEST FIRMWARE PUT ON TO SD CARD,THERE IS SYSTEM,MOONSHL,DS MENU DAT,DS MSHL NDS THEN IT SHOULD BE OK.

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hi

first of all , check your r4 version.
there are many.

have you put the right firmware on your r4?
original : http://r4ds.cn/download/r4_v1.18_kernel.html

r4 revolution pro : http://www.r4dspro.com/download_en.html
r4 ultra and de luxe : http://www.r4deluxe.com/en/down.asp
r4 III : http://www.r4dsl.net/download-en.asp

after that it should work.
or maybe you should format your memory card first.

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have u loaded the r4 soft wear

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the menu .dat is in the drivers you download from the r4 site.just drag and drop them into your usb card thingy.

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