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I need step by step instructioin so i can use my new r4 card in ds lite,bought it online with 60 or so games but don`t know what to do now that it`s here. thanks

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  • paulaljames Sep 17, 2010

    My problem is that the games are on the card but i need to download kernel from website which i know how to do but don`t know what the exact steps are so the card will work. thanks

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Hi all you need to do is put the R4 card in your ds the R4 card should have a little memory card stick in it and this is what contains the games, then put the R4 card in the ds then switch the ds on when it comes on you will have 2 options on the screen their will be 2 pictures one is the games and the other is just data such as music you need to pick the one for the games which is a picture of faces i think its the left hand picture you need to press the picture and then this will bring up a long list of games, you then choose the game you want to play and it might say no back up created create now you click accept or press the button to create this, this will then create a save point so you can save the game.

you may not have to do that part as the person who put the games on the R4 card may have opened them all ready so you might just click on the game and it might just come strait on if it dont it will ask you to create something and just ok this then it will open the game and let you play it.

then when you want to play another game you just switch the ds off and back on then select the picture again for the games then this will bring up the list again of all the games and just choose the game you want and it will then load the game so you can play.

i hope that is some help to you, if you have any problems let me know how far you get or if any messages come on the screen your unsure of just let me know then ill sort it out for you.

let me know if you need further assistance ok

Posted on Sep 17, 2010

  • paul proctor Sep 17, 2010

    CLICK HERE

    click on the link and that will give you step by step instructions on what you need to do with the downloaded file, if the file you downloaded was zipped or winrar file then you need to right click on it then choose extract. then you copy these files onto the r4 card

    you should have at least these 3 files
    _DS_MENU.DAT
    _DS_MENU.SYS
    _DS_MSHL.SYS
    put these 3 files as the first 3 files on the card then when you put it in the ds and switch it on you will get the options i told you about earlier

    let me know if you have any problems ok

  • paul proctor Sep 17, 2010

    CLICK HERE

    this link is a bit better and it gives you the link for the zip file when you have downloaded the zip file you need to extract it then put the extracted files onto the R4 card and you should then be up and running.

    let me know if you get stuck ok

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