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Could not find [dsystem] folder

I have just bought Nintendo DS lite for my daughter

It was working fine

Error message : " Could not find [dsystem] folder. Please power on again, and copy the newest folder from your computer to u-disk " just appeared

I have no exprience in DS so please assist me !!1

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  • Smartemz Jun 30, 2008


    I don't use a flash card : (

    Please advise ,

    Thanks in advance

  • Smartemz Jul 01, 2008

    Thanks a million.

    sorry for the coming silly question, how would i connect the DS to the computer ? what 's the name of the connector / cable ?

    Thanks again

  • Smartemz Jul 03, 2008

    Dear kpm2003,

    Please advise if these are the correct steps :

    1. Buy a new Flash reader , a new Micro SD reader and a new micro Sd card reader .

    2 . Connect the Micro Sd card to the PC using the micro Sd card reader .

    3. Copy the firmare from the PC to the Micro Sd card .

    4. Connect the Micro Sd card to the DS using the flash reader .

    5. Copy the firmare from the Micro Sd card to DS .

    Please advise if i am mistaken

  • Smartemz Jul 07, 2008

    Hello again !

    Please advise that below items will do :

    Kingston MicroSD TransFlash 2GB Memory Card (JAPAN)

    Price: $10.61

    EZ-Flash IV Lite Compact Cart with USB Card Reader for NDS Lite

    Price: $17.50

    Do i need anything else ?

    Thanks in advance

  • Smartemz Jul 10, 2008

    Hi Again,

    Just confirming that i have to download the firmware from the SacDisk website

    can you simply tell me what the firmware do ?

    why do i have to put the games on the Micro SD ?

    Thanks in advance

  • Smartemz Jul 14, 2008

    Hello kpm2003,

    You have been very helpful to me , i really appreciate it .

    One more question , if you don't mind .

    This " Could not find [dsystem] folder " error message means a problem in the Nintendo DS itself or the DS game cartridge ?

    What i understood from you is that i will be using this new flash card ( with the firmware and the micro SD and the games ) as a replacement to the DS game cartridge . am i correct ?

    Thanks in advance

  • Smartemz Jul 14, 2008

    The DS turn on , with the message : " There is No DS card inserted , there is no game pak inserted "

  • Smartemz Jul 14, 2008


    When i turn on the DS, i got the message : " There is No DS card inserted , there is no game pak inserted "

    I have the Micro SD and its reader available .

    I still don't have the EZ flash card as dealextreme don't ship to Egypt and i can't find it in the local market as well , any alternatives ?

    Also I still don't know from where to download the firmware nor the games

    Thanks in advance



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Do you use a flash card,like R4 Ds or the G6.If so then the files on the disk maybe corrupt.Just format your Micro Sd card that is in the flash card then put the firmware on it.If you dont know how look on youtube.

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  • kpm2003 Jun 30, 2008

    Maybe you could buy a Flash Card from DealExtreme,only about £15.also you would need a Micro 2g Micro SD card,they cost about £5 from Amazon.If I am correct the Flash Cart uses its own system files and bypasses the Ds files so It could work.For £15 its worth a shot.Or try someone elses Flash card before you buy.

  • kpm2003 Jul 02, 2008

    Thats the thing you cant really connect the Ds to the PC(to see the system files anyway)the only reason I can see for connecting to the PC is to charge it from the USB port.When you use a flash card you only need to connect the Micro Sd card to the PC using a micro Sd card reader not the actual Ds.

  • kpm2003 Jul 03, 2008

    No.When you buy a flash card you get a Micro SD card reader with it.All you need to buy then is a Micro SD card.

    1. Put the Micro SD card in the Micro SD card reader.
    2. Put the reader in a free USB socket in your PC.
    3. Put the firmware on the Micro SD card(depending on wich one you get,you will have to go to the manufacturers site to get the most up to date firmware)
    4.Put the games on the Micro SD card
    5.Remove the Card reader from the PC.
    6.Remove the Micro SD card from the reader.
    7.Insert the Micro SD card in to the Flash card.
    8. Insert the Flash card into the Ds.
    9. Have Fun.

    P.S Youtube has loads of how to's on setting up a flash card.
    I would recommend the TTDS or the EZ flash V(I have used both)from DealExtreme.I just ordered another 4 last night for friends.

  • kpm2003 Jul 07, 2008

    Go for these

  • kpm2003 Jul 10, 2008

    Ok.The actual Flash Card is useless without the Firmware or a Micro SD card.If its the EasyFlash card you are going to get then go here the firmware.When you download it extract the file to a place on your desktop.Then put the Micro SD card in the card reader and put the card reader in your pc.It should come up as a removable drive.Open that.Now open the folder that was created when you extracted the firmware to your desktop.Place all the files and folder into your removable drive,then make another folder in the removable drive and name it GAMES.Now all you have to do is put any games you have into the GAMES folder.When your done safely remove the Card reader then remove the Micro SD card and on the side of the EZ FLash card there is a little slot cut out which is where you put the Micro SD card( I think its on the side of the flash card)then put the flash card into your DS and start it up.Touch the screen on the DS then you should see an option for EZ-Flash V,touch that and a list of the games will apper on screen,move to wich ever game you want and touch LAUNCH or press A.Thats it.But if you are still having trouble look on YOU TUBE,they have loads of tutorial on how to get the firmware and games onto the car.Its very easy if you follow step by step.

  • kpm2003 Jul 14, 2008

    Well to me the error sounds as if its on the cartridge.Does the DS turn on without a cartridge in the slot?Yes that right the Flash Card is just the same size as an original Ds game cartridge.Instead of carrying around loads of cartridges you just have one(the Flash Card)with loads of games on that.Have you ordered the stuff you need?Let me know if you get it sorted.

  • kpm2003 Jul 14, 2008

    Try for the Flash Card I have had a few from them aswell they are reliable.As for the Games try

    or if you know how to download torrent files use them.You need to install a CLIENT first I use UTorrent.Have a look on Goggle for info.Torrents are better as they often come packaged in a few hundered DS games(Roms) at a time.



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