Question about Nintendo DS Lite Console

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Action replay problems

Erm i have an action replay ds and i have been playing pokemon diamond.
it has benn fine until a while and it has suddenly stopped reading.when i turn the ds on with the AR it says no game inserted and i cant usb it to the PC either

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  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2008

    my prob is that the action replay stopped working after i put some codes in for pokemon diamond and the screen just turns white and freezes.

  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2008

    i added new codes into my action replay (just bought it) and screen turns white and freezes.

  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2008

    my action replay says there is no game in all the time also when i add a code on diamond or use a code it freez .

  • butthead5000 Feb 20, 2008

    my ds says there is no game in when i have my action replay in this happened 2 times also when i add a code it freezes or when i use a code please help !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Feb 26, 2008

    when i insert a game it says that there is no game in there

  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2008

    my action replay goes into white and does not change. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • nmsip Mar 03, 2008

    my action replay wont work at all anymore..was working fine for a while and now nothing..can someone please help

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2008

    i put animal crossing wild world in my action replay ds and when i press start it locks on a blackscreen

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2008

    My action replay worked for about 2 months and then when i use action replay it does'nt have the start button to use action replay and it does not sense my game card is inserted. I tried cleaning, blowing to clean, and it still does NOT work. And I'm not resetting or anything like that because I might lose ALL my data on Legend Of Zelda Phantom Hourglass. If I reset the machine will I lose all my game history/progress?

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2008

    My DS does not recognize my action replay that was inserted, even though it used to. Please someone find a solution!

  • JTMonster Mar 15, 2008

    My AR worked even after I got a new DS. But now, it's like it don't exist. The DS won't find it when it's inserted. It just says [No DS Card Inserted] or whatever. Please help!

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2008

    i have the same problem it dosent recognise my dsar either but ui have tried pushing it in as far as it will go and holding a=b and start=select but no luck

  • jerryrulz007 Apr 14, 2008

    i need help with my action replay i want to add a new game ..i put the game codes in then its says put in action replay so i do then it shows some red and white lines on the botton screen any help plz help thx

  • Poke Fan 99 Apr 20, 2008

    My Action Replay doesn't let me add new games. When I try to add them the games are all gone and it freezes.

  • joshua muller Apr 21, 2008

    my action replay isn't registering to my DS.HELP!!!

  • joshua muller Apr 21, 2008

    My action replay is not registering to my DS. Help

  • ddrt Apr 26, 2008

    i just got my action replay and when inserted the ar card it worked but then the second time i tried it, it said no ds card inserted what can i do so it will work again

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2008

    I just got action replay but when i try to play the game through it the screen freezes. Is something wrong with my action replay or my game? What should i do?

  • KSCAR Apr 30, 2008

    I've been playing my Action replay for such a long time and i had no problems untill one day I decided to play it with pokemon pearl and to believe it or not the DS didn't even read it so I have been looking for a problem ever since.

  • freilid1 May 03, 2008

     it wont recognize the action replay and just says "no game card inserted"

  • dddd fffff May 04, 2008

    one day i turn on the ds with the ar on and it said ther is no ds card inserted plz help me email me.

  • dddd fffff May 04, 2008

    i turn on the ds with the action replay and it says no ds card inserted plz help me

  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    it wont work

  • replaywork May 12, 2008

    i have the same problem and i cant find the answer to it

  • Miik1 May 21, 2008

    Well My Computer Does Not Even Find My DS

    In My DS It Says - v1.02 and Insert Game Card How Can I Fix This

  • yastermega30 May 23, 2008

    I've have the same problem,and I tried resetting,but it erased everything and I still have the problem.HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • joesomebody May 25, 2008

    My bro accidently erased everything on my AR, I'm having a hard time to add games. When I type in the game code, and hit next, the bottom screen flashes blue and red lines. HOW DO I FIX THIS?!!!!!

  • Anonymous Jun 01, 2008

    yeah i'm having that problem and i cant find out how to make it work

  • pacman215 Jun 05, 2008

    I have the same problem it just says no ds card inserted

  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2008

    my action replay ds wont work it makes a white screen and nothing will happen i tried the a+b+start+select and it still wont work please help me

  • xF3ARLES5x Jun 25, 2008

    My gane isn't being read by my action replay

  • Anonymous Jun 27, 2008

    my ds wont let me use my usb cable

  • Anonymous Jun 28, 2008

    i have an action replay ds and i have been playing pokemon diamond.
    it has benn fine until a while and it has suddenly stopped reading.when i turn the ds on with the AR it says no game inserted and i cant usb it to the PC either

  • Max Naruto Jun 29, 2008

    Hello ther,

    I was palying the pokomon pearl wit the action replay when it got froze so i turnde the ds again with the pearl and the action replay, but now it get's freeze in the part that says: This is not...from Nintendo. I tried the action replay with other games and it totally works but not with my pearl. I tried to turn on the ds with only the action replay but when i insert the pearl it get's freeze, please help!!!!!1

    Thanks .


  • gatorsfan1 Jun 29, 2008

    i have a dsl and a pokemon pearl and is was working just fine until about two weeks ago in started saying unknown game and i need hepl

  • gatorsfan1 Jun 29, 2008

    I have a DSL Pearl and AR and it has been working fine until i took to me dads house about two weeks ago. the action replay came up has unknown game and then some code under that it is APEA-31D0AFDE some one help me plz

  • gatorsfan1 Jun 29, 2008

    why is my action replay show up with my pearl as unknown game

  • jbtrumpet92 Jul 01, 2008

    When I insert my action replay in my DS and turn the DS on it says insert DS cartridge. I have even tried it on other DSs and I had the same result. So I guess the problem is the Action Replay.

  • GreenGoblin9 Jul 07, 2008

    i got my AR yesterday, and when i first turned it on, i accidentally deleted the game, pokemon pearl. so i tried to add the codes again, i type in the name, but when i type in the key id, the next button wont work. im not sure why, and i cant get past that stage. also, the usb cable thing, it isnt connecting to my computer, even tho their both connected the right way and the right ports.

  • Anonymous Jul 10, 2008

    I Cant Upload New Codes With Mine Even Though The Cable Is Plugged Into Both, It Says You Need To Connect Action Replay!!!!!!, I Reset My Computer, Connect And Disconnect Mt AR And Nothing Is Happening!

  • razor38 Jul 11, 2008

    unable to get the codes for the nintendo ds.

  • EricMinorics Jul 12, 2008

    Hey i have the same gay problem. i really think they made it do this on perpose

  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2008

    when i turned on my ds lite with my action replay code in it is says no ds card inserted.what do i do/???

  • wiliamrunion Jul 27, 2008

    it does not read my game

  • faiayoukai Jul 27, 2008

    The exact thing happens to me! I try to update it, but it freezes completely! HELP?

  • miocaraballo Jul 27, 2008

    when i put the name to the game it works but when i put the game id it just shows red and blue columns

  • kyle hay Jul 28, 2008

    when i turned my DS on it said i had no games entered so i pressed ad game and i did but when i was done with my game ID the bottom screen showed blue and red columns

  • kyle hay Jul 28, 2008


  • Anonymous Jul 28, 2008

    When i turn my ds on with the action replay with pokemon pearl in it, it says unown game. So then i add new game and game ID and when i press next blinking lines appear on the bottom screen. Please! I need help!!!

  • jolyna Jul 30, 2008

    I turn on my action replay and when I put in my pokemon it comes up with "unknown game". All of this happend when my action replay accidently came out of the DS when it was saving.

    I tried options but it didn't have anything I needed. I also searched U Tube for instructions on how to fix an action replay but it came up with the wrong type of action replay. I've tried reloading the memory but unfortunately it didn't work and I'm not sure if I was doing it correctly.

    So how do I fix it?

    Thanks for your help.

  • parishboy93 Jul 30, 2008

    My friend borrowed my action replay and when i got it back all of my cheats were deleted and the same with my games. whats happened? I also tried the the computer cable thingy and that did nothing. Now when i put in a game code all i get are red and blue lines. whats going on and is there a way 2 fix this problem? Contact me via email.

  • Ennbay Jul 31, 2008

    I had just finished charging and took out the charging plug. Then, I turned on my Nintendo DS Lite with Action Replay in and my Pokemon Diamond game in the Action Replay. Where it usually says "Pokemon Diamond," it says "Unknown Game." So I clicked on the green button in the bottom left of the bottom DS screen. Then I clicked on "Add New Game" and typed in "Pokemon Diamond" for the Game Name and typed in "ADAE-636791C0" as the Game ID. Then, I checked for my codes and all that was on the screen was "Add New Code." I had 52 codes and then they were all gone! Does anyone know how I can get my codes back without having to enter every single code in all over again?

  • PenguinsRule Aug 02, 2008

    i just got my AR yesterday. Today i tried putting in new codes but nothing happened. so i exited the manager and tried playing. when i turn on my ds lite with the AR in the slot after the ds start up screen all i get is a white screen that never changes. some1 plz help me!!!!!

  • Anonymous Aug 03, 2008

    same probelm who knows how to fix?? Help appriciated!

  • Anonymous Aug 11, 2008

    ive tried looking 4 the cable that hooks up 2 the cpu but i cant and wenever i try typing in a code but it says add new game so if u can plz help me fix it.

  • aznbabee Aug 12, 2008

    my action replay wont accept my diamond's id

  • Anonymous Aug 12, 2008

    me to

  • marcusb96 Aug 12, 2008

    All the games on my action replay are gone so i have no codes and in action replay manager there are no games in the folder on NDS codes

  • Quintin Baldwin
    Quintin Baldwin Aug 16, 2008

    When I inserted the action replay I activated a code, then took it out and put in Pokemon Diamond then it said unknown at the bottom. So i then turned it off when to the codes but there were no game wat happened?

  • Anonymous Aug 17, 2008

    this is weird i was entering codes for metroid prime hunters and when i take the game out the screen turned perple! now it wont exept the i,d and i enter the game code it terns perple again......PLEASE HELP ME

  • willfgfgf Aug 26, 2008

    wen i went acion replay code manger i went on usb canetchon i click on add more cheats and it went down a list of my cheats and it wipe it out so i can not use my ar...please help me...

  • pancho w 361 Aug 29, 2008

    I wanted to cheat on my nintendo FFIII game, but when i put the game in after the cheat cartridge, it didnt recognise the game, as in is like the game card hadnt been inserted.i stuck another game in, it didnt recognise it, but there was a play game option, with my FFIII there is no option...
    Is there a problem with the game or the cartridge???

  • Anonymous Aug 30, 2008

    will not work on pokiemon dimoand.

  • Anonymous Aug 30, 2008

    when i stopped playing my pokemon pearl game and started playing other ds games and not using my action replay for two years or so the next day i used it and then it stopped reading any of my ds games but it reads them when i take the ar out and put the game card in the card slot in the ds

  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    yeah it stopped working like it said unknown game when my game is in the slot but when the action replay is out one cheat stays on friend says it is because the numbers on hers are higher but hers just broke a few days ago.

  • Anonymous Sep 06, 2008

    I was playing pokemon pearl when all my games were erased and and I can't re-download them.

  • Anonymous Sep 12, 2008

    well i kept accidentallyy deleteting my codes and the 4th time i did it it said no more memory for new games and i was like **** it lol

  • Carlson Jin Sep 20, 2008

    It happened to me too.My friend was playing his Pokemon Diamond when suddenly,everything was erased.I want to **** Action Replay for this!

  • jialu06 Sep 21, 2008

    I was checking if one my codes on action replay was correct for pokemon and afterwards it said error so i turned it off and turned it back on but it said no cart inserted. i blew on it too, a lot, but it still doesn't work! HELP

  • mamataadam Oct 12, 2008

    i have the same problem with my ar.every time i try to enter a cheat, it says unknown game and wont let me enter any cheats.

  • phill-dill Oct 13, 2008

    I have a simmeler prob. thow Whilst saving on my AR it poped out!! now it wont acsept any new games,ETC.(everythings deleted). BUT!!!!! I havet solved this problem yrt but i think on your computer when conected click the ACTION REPLAY button. I think thats how to fix it.

    Hpoe this helps and works

  • Anonymous Oct 14, 2008

    when i put in my acion replay it woret fine then it stoppet working with or without the action replay.and it won't read my game with the action replay or without it and game boy advaced games will work but not my ds pokemon pearl game.

  • Anonymous Oct 18, 2008

    When I put my Pookemon Diamond in my AR it says "Unknown", and then when i put in the ID for pokemon diamond,a nd i press next, at the touch screen its blue and red lines.....

  • Anonymous Oct 22, 2008

    i have a pokemon pearl when i turn on action replay and put in pearl it says unknown when i add itto input game id it comes with red and blue lines

    Help what can i do???

    if anny idea emmail me at

  • Kewl Dude
    Kewl Dude Oct 26, 2008

    I cant work my fuckinAR

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    Well first the DS touch screen wasnt working so after a day the games are gone so i add a new one after the ID i feel like ahving a siezure

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    wont read the game!

  • reymit11 Nov 07, 2008

    i get the same thing

  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2008

    i Had The same problem

  • M16 MASTER Nov 11, 2008


  • Sakibo Nov 22, 2008

    I was adding a code to one of my games. It was fine until it froze so I turned my DS off. When I turned the DS on with Action replay, I checked the list of games and every game was gone!

  • Sakibo Nov 22, 2008

    Also when I add a new game, my action replay gets frozen

  • pichu876 Nov 25, 2008

    My action replay was working fine until I put my Dimond in. Then it froze!! I turned my ds off and my games became "unknown" and I don't know what to do!!!! And now I can't beat the game, it's hard. I NEED HELP!!!! Thanks @_@

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    My DS goes past the start like it is going to start the action replay thing but then the big pink button (on the options page) that says START disipires!!!!!!!! What do I do??

  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    when i put it in the computer everything was deleted

  • Arceusman Nov 27, 2008

    My action replay has been wiped out of all codes and games, and I CANT RELOAD IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (it keeps saying "could not open file.").

  • Hannah Truelove
    Hannah Truelove Nov 29, 2008

    Well' it's kinda related; mine was going great until I tried to put in a code yesterday and then the screen froze. It works fine until I put in Poke'mon Diamond. IT'S SO HORRIBLE!

  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    i turn it on and i enter the game and then it just froze and say nothing

  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    my action replay did the same thing only it happened after i deleted a non-working code, can anybody help? it is also not reading my other games and it has made all my games on the games list disappear! it also happened to my friend down the block only it happened a couple days before! i think its a screw-up by the action replay people!!! it is also not reading a single game and wants me to place a new game name just like a new code!

  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    i cant you's it on pokiemon dimoand and t canit be used on the pc.

  • Allaminty383 Dec 06, 2008

    just when i put pokemon pearl in the DS, action replay says "no game inserted" and it says start. i try to click start or the other buttons but now i know that it freezes right when pokemon pearl is inserted. it seems to work ok when other games are inserted but freezes when i put pokemon pearl in. what should i do????

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2008

    mine has the EXACT same problem. i was playing diamond and then i turned it off then i put it in and then the same thing happened

  • qwert12 Dec 20, 2008

    erm i have an action replay ds and i have been playing pokemon diamond.
    it has benn fine until a while and it has suddenly stopped reading.when i turn the ds on with the AR it says no game inserted and i cant usb it to the PC either

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    My AR has the same problem it says unknown game when my pokemon diamond is in the slot and it has no cheats.

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    lookin at the games on action replay turned it off and all games were deleted wut should i do

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    my problem is kinda the same i only just brought AR and i put one new code in and then it stopped working with pokemon diamond

  • jafoote14 Dec 27, 2008

    when ever i put my game in the AR it says that unkown game what should i do

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    When ever

  • Nasim Dari Jan 01, 2009

    My AR did that too! but when i took it apart i found that the circuit board was broken. solution: get a new one

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    mine has the same problem but none of the solutions worked, I want to get it repaired by a professional but i`m unsure due to money issues. can someone help me with the details and price!

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    Listen i need help; I accidently erased pokemon diamond from the action replay and I need help trying to put it back on the action replay please write on how to do it???

  • mlarox Jan 15, 2009

    my AR works like a normal one, but my computer wont put any codes on, so i have to do it manually, and it gets really annoying when you have like 50 line codes to type in. when i put it on the computer, it keeps saying theres an error and it will close the program. ive tried everything i can think of, and nothing helps!

  • graceseery Jan 17, 2009

    My action replay has erased itself but now it also won't upload any new games, it just goes red and blue lines. What do I do?

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    When i start up my AR it goes white and i dont know what to do?

  • bel_loaiza Jan 19, 2009

    My DS won't read my AR. What can I do?

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    same thing

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    same here!

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    I turned on my DS too with AR and I also wanted to plat my pokemon game.I turned on my DS and it said "insert game cart" and the game was in the pass-through port.I've been trying to use the AR cheats like for ever now!Please try to help thanks!

  • nitzav Jan 27, 2009

    Well while i was playing pokemon pearl the game froza the when i went to turn it on again the AR said it had no games or codes for pkm pearl and it was an unknown game.

  • Dragon_Dude Jan 28, 2009

    i don't know what is going on with my AR. i put it in then turn it on, and it say's to insert a game card so i put pokemon diamond in it and then it says "start" on the bottom screan and on the top it said to insert a game card. then it just freeze's up. can someone please help me!

  • Anonymous Jan 31, 2009

    well,i used the action replay and red and blue stripes apeared on the bottom and top screens and when i turned it back on it said 0 codes and 0 can i fix this?

  • kd4abc Jan 31, 2009

    I just turned on my DS with my Action Repay in it so I could put in a new

    code for Harvest Moon DS Cute and all of a suddon it said ''unknown game''

    and it was JUST working! i don't get it and its like $20,00 down the drain and i can't ask for another one!!

  • uhhi222 Feb 02, 2009

    I have had my action replay for a couple months in perfect condition. one time i put pokemon diamond in and it said "unknown game", along with the code. I reset my data and tried to enterthe game's code in, but it would not let me, freezing up whenever i tried "insert new game". please help.

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    i tried usin gmy action replay ds and upon choosen the cheats, it freezes and some blue and green lines run up and down the screen. Can anyone help solve this problem for me or do i have to buy a new one.

  • manuel_aleja Feb 04, 2009

    my AR erased all my games and i only want one of the games witch is pokemon diamond but when i enter the code the bottom screen just flashes blue and red

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    It was in semi perfect condition. Mine wouldnt even conect to the PC when I got it, so I figured it must be the AR

  • js0522 Feb 07, 2009

    On pokemon diamond I used action replay and it says insert game cart and I got it yesterday.

  • zach104 Feb 08, 2009

    i just got it yesterday and now it sais unkown game when its pokemon pearl

  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    HELP my action Replay wiped out what i do?

  • nosepass Feb 13, 2009

    I have the same problem that others have mentioned. When you turn it on it doesn't go to the AR screen. It just says "there is no DS Card Inserted". I tried the solution mentioned here (hold A+B, start up, hold Start and Select" but it is still not working. HELP!!!! please.

  • curtiss375 Feb 13, 2009

    and it doesnt work when i try resseting the hard ware

  • Anonymous Feb 14, 2009

    Actually i own the older version of Nintendo Ds,

    But anyways, i cant get past MT. Travail and so i saw one day a thing on Action Replay a cheat file for that certain game.

    Well, when I tried it after I used Action Replay on my diamond version it wont work.

    I need help because I don't know if there is a problem for my DS or just my Action Replay Game.

    Sadly Stuck on MT. Travail

  • niblit34235 Feb 16, 2009

    When I was updating my action replay for my pokemon diamond game and after it has finshed it was all blank and there was nothing on the ar.It said Unknown game at the top and when I went to add the game it said that there was no games there.How do I fix this problem I have had it before with another replay and I don't have the recipt for this replay any more either.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    i was playing on my action replay when i noticed that i had to turn it off and when i turned it back on there were no games on it i thought i could fix it by updating it but i can't update it cause it won't work.

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    I used my AR a couple of times, and it worked. But, suddenly, it stopped working. The DS wont even read it and it always says "there is no DS Card in the drive".

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    I have been using my action replay for probably a year now but then all of a sudden when i put in a game it says unknown game!! Pls help me!!

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    ar cant read pokemon pearl

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    One time i was entering some codes for my AR. then it freezed and now it says unknown game and 0 codes. what can i do????

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    my action replay erased everything in it and it wont let me add pokemon diamond to the new games. When i type the i d in the 0 doesnt appear and it malfunctions!!!

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    mines wont go to the action replay it just go to thh menu

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    I have my Pokemon pearl inserted but my AR says insert game cart as if i don't have a game inserted. It started out working but then a couple of days ago it started doing that. What can I do?

  • 498562984567 Feb 22, 2009

    I turn the DS on and it pops up to the screen that says there is no DS card inserted. OMG!

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    all my game codes have been erased and when i try to add new ones blue and pink lines pop up

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    can you help me please cause when i hook up all my ar stuff the cord and ar and cd and try to update it just says you must connect your ar before you do this

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    when I put the action replay ds in my Nintendo the screen just turns blank.

  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009


  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2009

    When i inserted a game into my action replay today it worked fine. But now when i insert it is says unkown game its perfectly clean and it worked fine this morning and when i tried to type in the game code it just went blue and red moving up and down O-o How can i fix this?????

  • eric7576 Mar 02, 2009

    i was playing pokemon diamond, i would say i had it for about a month, all of a sudden, it just stops fricken working!! how stupid..every time i try again it doesnt read the game at cousin has an action replay also and he uses it for pokemon diamond, and it still works all the time...i guess its just the luck of what you buy

  • April Coomer
    April Coomer Mar 02, 2009

    All my codes were deleted by my lil brother and now my memory on my action replay says full the screen went blue/red up and down ....? can someone please help me.....

  • April Coomer
    April Coomer Mar 02, 2009

    my sons action replay is saying he can't add anymore game codes cause its full but when he opens up the "game memory" says no codes were stored.....whats going on...? please help its brother against brother here.....!!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    When i turn on my DS with the AR chip inserted.

    Both of my screens turn white... What can i do? , even the main menu never appears

  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    min does the same thing =/

  • silentpoet Mar 04, 2009

    While installing new codes (manually) the touch screen flashed blue and red. When I restarted it, all of the memory was wiped. I tried to put my games back in (manually) but it won't accept any of the game IDs. Also, when I try to automatically install the codes (via PC) it says that the DS isn't plugged in. So how do I restore it's memory?

  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2009

    its happens 2 mine 2! the game goes in sideways and wont go in any other way

  • Poke Girl Mar 05, 2009

    I was playing pokemon diamond and trying to enter new codes into my
    action replay. One code didn't work. The next time I turned on my
    action replay, there were no codes, no games, and no anything! Plus, I
    couldn't click down.

  • Domagem Mar 06, 2009

    My problem is that I was imputing an AR code for Pokemon Diamond called "All underground goods" and when I pressed enter the game froze and the bottom screen had these wierd black and purple lines running douwn the touch screen like creidits. When I turned my ds back on the AR said "Unknown game".


    Heres the code here:
    94000130 fcff0000 b21c4d28 00000000 b0000004 00000000 e0004544 00000028 29565726 35343314 852b3736 2c47550f 7b0e3d76 0000002e 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 d2000000 00000000

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    i cant conect it to pc it even makes part come out with the usb

  • curtiss375 Mar 08, 2009

    my ar ds max wont get any more games i was doing a codes for pokemon pearl to get a shaymin from the movie and my ds died and now whenever i try putting the game code in red and blue lines appear really fast and i cant connect it to the computer cause 1 day it fell and the tiny USB thing came out of the ar ds max so i cant update it and i tryed resseting the hardware but the blue and red lines still come and i tryed a my ac:ww game but it wont work either please tell me what to do

  • hottchocolat Mar 21, 2009

    i was trying to add a game to it and it erased all the games when i try to add a game by hand i punch in the id code then red and blue stripes go on the bottom screen

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    I axidently deleted mine and i've tried to get it back.

  • pyreranga28 Mar 22, 2009

    i cant use my ar anymore with any games and it says no card inserted but idk if i can still use it on comp or not cus i just never baing active enuf to do it lol so yea im kinda lazy

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2009

    my ar codes are gone and when i try to add a new one blue and pinks lines pop out

  • brentman1562 Mar 26, 2009

    when i insert my action replay in my ds it says there is no game cart inserted

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    i put in the code for the game pokemon pearl after it was all deleted now it wont owrk wut do i do?

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    erm i have an action replay ds and i have been playing pokemon diamond.
    it has benn fine until a while and it has suddenly stopped reading.when i turn the ds on with the AR it says no game inserted and i cant usb it to the PC either

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    my action replay and all of a sudden it stopped working!!

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    when i turned the ds on with the action replay it doesn't read my game. what do i do

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2009

    i stopped for about half a month then my freind played me after that it was fine but after my ar ds was wiped

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2009

    turned off ds while saving and wont load games

  • dude03 Apr 07, 2009

    when i trun my ds on the ar doesnt show up and doesnt seem activated and i cant update or rebute it. please somebody help me and tell me how to fix it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    it just stopped working.... how do i fix this?! HELP!!!!!

  • keon needs Apr 08, 2009

    my action repaly broke. no REALY. i cant live with out it i cant spend 20 dollars again. if you can help me please coment me asap.

  • edubb_09 Apr 10, 2009

    when i plug the action replay into my computer it says "USB Device not recognized" what do i do? i installed the cd and still no luck. i even tried to uninstall everything and reinstall it...

  • pimpin1220 Apr 10, 2009

    when i turn on the game its allfine until the action replay says no game found and i dont know what the id is for pokemon diamond.

  • jacobdoyan Apr 12, 2009

    when i type the code to make my action replay recignize a game the touch screen flashes strips of blue and red what do i do

  • Sonic 64 Apr 16, 2009

    When I try to add a new game to my Action replay. It just flashes blue and red strips. What do I do. Somebody help me.

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  • thedo675 Apr 19, 2009

    I put in my action replay and when it came to the menu it always says unknown game and I clicked on the star and all of the games I had downloded they were gone!

  • Jack-Jack009 Apr 22, 2009

    when i use my action replay, my DS says that there's no game inserted.

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    my action replay wont let any files be deleted yet when i play it says there are no files on it but it has files on it it says failed to delete files

  • hankdog Apr 24, 2009

    it one day dealeated all my codes and games and i tried re adding them but is has blue and red lines if i get it correct and if i try to add off manjer it says not any new space then it says when i try to dealeat the nothing it says failed to dealet i bought a new one and it did the same thing after a wile omg!

  • hankdog Apr 24, 2009

    it make blue and red line if i get it right if i get it wrong nothing the i tyr manger it says too much space then i try to dealet it says faild then i bough a new one and it did the same thing!

  • Tommy Lard Apr 24, 2009

    when I turn on my turn on my ds, put in my game it said '' game unidentifide''

  • puppetrocker Apr 24, 2009

    my action replay works fine with the games that it already had downloaded but when i try to plug it in to the comp it doesnt work

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    I have the same problemo wtf how the F@#k do u fix it?

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    Mine too. But I'm not concerned about that. Well I updated it then acedintily pressed the home icon on the DS. Now it says I have no room for cheats when i don't have ANY!

  • Anonymous Apr 28, 2009

    One day my friend came over to play pokemon pearl and dimand, and when I put my action reply in my ds a light of terquise and pink was going down my screen and said what the hex. So when I put my pokemon pearl game in my ds it this game is not able on action ds

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    i was playing pokemon diamond but it frose when i put hame in the slot

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    my ds wont let me download a game

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    i have the same problem and im getting pi**ed of the bleu and red lines runin acrossed the screen and what the dude said2 do doesnt work4 me

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    M y action replay wont take valid I.D codes and shows blue and red lines on it then freezes after I enter a valid I.D.

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    my action replay is broken. i let my friend borrow mine and then he broke it. then i bought a new one and i let my cousin borrow it and then he broke it. how can i fix my action me NOW!!!

  • Anonymous May 08, 2009

    when i insert the action replay i get to the game list and it crashes and a colored screen comes up.

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    most people say black lines on the metal means its done for. dont waist your monny on another one, buy a different cheat system.

  • Anonymous May 16, 2009

    i did not play my action for along time with my pearl but when i open it all my game and even code got crash

  • runesc4p3 May 16, 2009

    mine was fine until one day i went and kept trying a millions of times but did not read it.How do i fix this?

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    When i put in the name of my game it then tells me to put the code for the game, i put the code in then the screen goes red and blue whats wrong??????????????

    PLZ HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    When i was playing the action replay,i turned the game off to go eat lunch.When i turned my game back on,EVERYTHING was erased!

    What do i do?

  • stephaniesta May 19, 2009

    when I turn on action replay with pokemon pearl in it, it just says insert game cart.

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    jacobchriste Jul 18, 2012

    when i put mine in and when i start it up it says 'error has occured'

  • lauren Jul 20, 2012

    is somethin wrong with my action replay? cuz every time i try to reset it, it never works i've tried to reset it at least 30 time can some one plz give me advice, thx



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Try resetting the hardware by following these steps: 1/ With the console powered off, hold A+B.
2/ Power up the console while still holding A+B.
3/ As soon as the Nintendo screen is displayed, before our screen stating this product is not endorsed by Nintendo, press and hold Start and Select while keeping hold of A+B.
4/ Continue to hold these buttons until the Main Action Replay screen is displayed, then release. Your product is reset, and will accept codes once more.
I do not have credit. these instructions were from (creators of AR). then try uploading them on the computor.

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  • dylanrx Mar 12, 2011

    after trying this my screen turns white and it stays like that when i turn it off and back on i stil can't upload any games

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    Thank you!! I'm amazed!!your famous !! I'm your personal servant!!!:)

  • dgf grfsg Aug 12, 2011

    let go of the L&R buttons. they change the colors.

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    never buy datel because it will go white screened


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Well to fix turn on till gets to main ar screen go to the star thing ( *) and when u see list of games skroll to poke diamond and theres going to bee a trash can so click it then diamond to delete then save by going to the rench on main screen shut off the DS the turn on with action replay insert diamond and it will sa unknow game rright below you will see some numbers right them down the go to the star thing again click add new code then type the name then the code you rote down its fixed but you have to add new codes ps DO NOT USE COMPUTER IT WILL DELETE ALL MEMORY!!!( ALL OF GAMES AND CODES)!!!!!!!

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Turn the ds off and as it is booting up press a+b then when the ar screen starts press a+b+ sel+start

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I found a way to fix my ar push it in and out of yhe card slot a few times and it should work it did with mine

ps. dont snap it in half i had to buy a new1 then it happened red and blue lines whenever i tryed to get a new code or game so i pushed it in and out a few times and it works again

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Press a+b at the same time then turn on the ds but don't take ur hands off the a+b buttons then when you see the thing that says not licensed by nintendo put ur fingers on the start+select button so now should have ur fingers on 4 buttons a+b+select+start hold them down for 10 seconds. do this till it works then hopefully ur action replay should work. good luck :)

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Look at this video all of you

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When my ar said it had no free space when there were no codes on it. I bouht a new one and that one did the same thing happened when I tried to put in my son's code list with the codes for all the games we have the same thing happened. I tried my code list with only pokemon codes it fixed it I now have both working.

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Let it rest for 5 hours and try doing the reset thing.I had the same problem.I tried adding a new game in and when i put theid in the touch screen filled up with lines so if those both things dont work just buy a new one.

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Try updating your system

Posted on Aug 29, 2010

Well,my prob. is my action replay says the codes are activated,but when i play my pokemon diamond,my codes are kicking in.

to answer ur prblm the black lines problem is diamond has black lines but when i take the AR out,it still works

try using this,hold a and b then turn on the ds(DONT LET GO OF A AND B!)then when the ds is at the main title screen hold select and start also.

Warning:this totally restarts ar so you'll have to add ur codes all over again,and add the games too

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You will either have to buy a new one or try and fix the cable.

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GO TO YOUTUBE AND WATCH helped me.Also try going to nearest gamestop and have your ds and action replay looked at.Mine was 100percent fake.

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well when using cheats it always has a chance of corrupting your game

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