How to fix r4i-sdhc rts 3ds flashcart “an error has occurred” “loading with fake card” and “ system date error” problem

How to fix r4i-sdhc rts 3ds flashcart  “an error has occurred” “loading with fake card” and “ system date error” problem

There are some issues that r4i-sdhc rts 3ds flashcart user always meet , “an error has occurred” “loading with fake card” and “ system date error” . why it would act like it ? what’s wrong with this flashcart ? or maybe nothing to do with this flashcart . And the most important thing is how to fix it ?


So this post aims to show you how fix the r4i-sdhc rts 3ds flashcart “an error has occurred” “loading with fake card” and “ system date error” . Actually other r4 flashcart may also have the same problem,  you can also try the same method to fix it .


Problem No. 1 : “an error has occurred” , as you can see the pic below : it says : “an error has occurred, press and hold the POWER Button to turn the system off .Please refer to the Operations Manual for details ”

R4i-SDHC RTS 3DS flashcart


this error notification means r4i-sdhc rts 3ds flashcart can’t work on the current 3ds firmware version , and you need to update it on a ds lite.
However , when you put card with latest V1.78b kernel to update it on ds lite,you will meet the second problem .


Problem No. 2 : “loading with fake card” as you can see the pic below : it says :“fake card, pls send back to retailer”

R4i-SDHC RTS 3DS flashcart

Is it the fake card ? No , don’t be treated it this misleading message . the problem is the micro sd card ,try to change to another 4g sd card(recommend you format your sd card first ) , it will work great on the 3ds with the latest kernel V1.78b .


Problem No. 3 : “ system date error” as you can see the pic below : it says : “system date error please check NDS system date”

R4i-SDHC RTS 3DS flashcart


This problem is appear on the nintendo ds lite . it is working great on the any nintendo console firmware version .First thing you can do is to set up the r4i-sdhc rts 3ds with the newest kernel V1.78b ,then insrt it into ds lite power on  . here is the tutorial : how to set up r4i-sdhc 3ds rts with kernel V1.78b .

if the same problem still unsolved , you need to change to another sd card. and you can also try do a full format for your sd card before use it and try again.

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