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I've just bought a R4 card for my Nintendo DSi, I

I've just bought a R4 card for my Nintendo DSi and has the latest Kernel update, when i power up I keep getting a message that says "There is a DS option pak inserted", how do i go about fixing this.Thanks

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Okay u have to unscrew the system and with a pen push o0n the reset button and then screw it together

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I'm in Brazil and I bought a DSI in the US. I bought a R4 and it was working perfectly well. When I updated the system, it stopped working. Can you help me out?

Hi, you have more or less diagnosed the problem yourself, what nintendo have done is in their latest update they have put some code in their that prevents you playing games from any back up system, now i shouldnt be even answering your post as we are not allowed to talk about modding consoles for obvious reasons so for that reason i am taking a risk their fore i can only point you in the right direction without giving to much details away.

what you need to do is use google and search for the following.

how to get r4 working again after update on dsi
how to downgrade the update on dsi to use r4
how to remove latest update on dsi to use r4 card

now searching for the above will get you up and running in no time, their should be some software out their you can put on the r4 card or you will need to downgrade your dsi to the old profile it was when the r4 card was working.

this problem is with all ds's dsi's and the wii's nintendo have managed to make some changes in their latest update that prevents r4 cards from playing any back up games.

im really sorry i cant give you to much info but if i did i would be kicked off the site as an expert so i have to be careful what info i give as it all gets checked and loads of experts have been banned from this site and others for giving info relating to modding consoles and also unlocking mobile phones so even though we may know the answer its just difficult for us to tell you without getting us banned so all i can do is point you in the right direction and with a bit of searching you should be able to get it sorted.
you do need to bare in mind though that nintendo will catch on to any modding and do their best to make no updates that prevent this, this update nintendo have sent out and the one thats causing you the problem was sent out just to prevent r4 cards from playing any backup games even if you own the original yourself.

the same goes for the xbox if you mod these your banned from xbox live, so no matter how quick you modd them if you install any updates the chances are it will prevent you from playing the games from the r4 card.

your lucky its not the wii as people who have installed homebrew on their wii to play backup gamed have found out now that if they have installed the latest the latest update from their website then they have found their wii's are scrap and are now only fit for the bin, so to prevent this happeing wii owners who have modded their wii can no longer go online without protecting themselves from updates.

anyway i think im starting to say to much so ill leave it at that

let me know how you get on or if you need further assistance ok

please rate this solution and leave testimonial as i have taken a risk just answering your problem but as i have only pointed you in right direction i think im okay. plus i have pages of unrated posts, thanks

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