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N card I loaded games onto my card,switched off and switched on. touched ncard and message came up saying error:open xmenu. dat error?

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Listen,i'm confused on your question.but i'll still help.don't turn off your ds on and off.that may shorten the life,which means you'll spend more time charging then playing,also don't take out your game card while your ds is your game,go to the main menu and turn it off.once it is off you can take the card out.if this is not helpful call the nintendo customor support center number 1-800-255-3700.

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