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Action replay i insert my action replay in the ds lite and then says no ds card inserted

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  • Anonymous Jul 29, 2008

    i tried blowing on it but it wont work i tried some other thing,but i still get a "unknown game" read when i try to play with it

  • tasbiha Nov 12, 2008

    when i insert my ar, it just says there is no ds game card inserted :(

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    I blew hard, and yet it still doesn't work! I've had it awhile so i cant return it! What to do?!

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008


  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    Same issue but it registers all my other games fine

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    My Ds lite can read all my bames but it can't or won't read my action replay when i put it in. It just goes to the screen on your DS where you pick if you want to do pictochat, Ds download, or you DS game (which shows up blank with the replay in) or a advance game.

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    it just goes to the screen and says theres no game

  • mmakar27 Mar 25, 2009

    I put my action replayt ds into the game slot, and it just says, on the ds screen (it doesn;t go to the action replay main screen) "There is no game card inserted" I've tried cleaning it, cleaning the ds game slot, but it sitll won't work. It can play my normal games, though.

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    my ds wont read my action replay it just goes to the start screen and i can only pick ds downloads or picto chat

  • Anonymous May 09, 2009

    one time i inserted a certain code then all the sudden my ar stopped workingdo you know how to fix this?


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Sometimes when the card clicks in ti stays down too far to read it try pulling up just a hair while its clicked in the in position, not too hard though just a little

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Have a good blow where you insert your card, if it still doesnt work take it back for a replacement, you dont need to set up any settings what so ever

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I found the solution on Datel's site.
When it says "Insert Game Cart"
take your Action Replay out of your DS,
and put the game your trying to play into the slot.
It SHOULD work.
It did for me atleast.
I hope I helped!

Posted on Dec 16, 2008

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