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N64 expansion pak

Screen says expansion pak not installed and to read instruction book on installing,but expansion pak is inthe64system. What am i doing wrong?
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  • ats103 Jul 15, 2008

    i bought a 3rd party expansion pak called "rqam expander" from yobo gameware and my system was running like a dream. i got excited that i got the expansion pak and a new 007 game to play with it and now the moment i installed it my system doesnt work anymore. i tried the old on and nothing. what could be wrong?

  • Anonymous Aug 17, 2008

    i do not have the book



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I have the exact same issue.

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

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Are you using a third party expansion pak? if not take it out of the system for a bit, is there anything inside the expansion bay?

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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