R4 card upgrade for 3DS V4.5.0
Nintendo 3DS V4.5.0 lock r4 card
Nintendo upgrade 3DS system to V4.5.0 on Dec 12th, most flashcard are locked. Your R4 card may still worked well few days before, but today, when you insert it into your 3DS V4.5.0 system, it shows “An error has occurred. Press and hold the POWER button to turn the system off, Please refer to the Operations Manual for details”. So please don’t upgrade your 3DS system to latest V4.5.0 version, if your are not sure whether your R4 card can work. But If you already upgraded it, how to fix the problem? It depends on which kind of r4 card do you have.
How to make R4i Gold 3DS card work on 3DS V4.5.0?
If your r4 card is the R4i Gold card made by r4ids.cn, mostly, it can directly work on 3DS V4.5.0 E/U/J console, no need any upgrade. But if you meet this problem, it means your R4i Gold card is the old version. You can download R4i Gold V4.5.0 update Patch, and use a DS or Dsi console to upgrade the r4 card. Then problem can be fixed. Details are as below:
1. Download and install the latest Wood r4i V1.55 kernel to the MicroSD card correctly.
2. Download the upgrade patch to the computer.
3. Unzip the patch into 2 files, and copy the 2 files in to the root directory of the MicroSD card.
Attention: Please don’t power off on upgrade process, it will damage the r4i gold 3ds card.
How to make R4i SDHC 3DS card work on 3DS V4.5.0?
R4i-sdhc.com released new R4i SDHC V4.5.0 card to support Nintendo 3DS V4.5.0 system. Please check the R4i SDHC 3DS card in your hand, if it is marked “V4.5.0”, it can directly work on 3DS V4.5.0 E/U/J system, no need any upgrade. But if it is marked “ V4.4.0” or other thing, it is not available for latest 3DS system currently. You need to wait for few days. R4i-SDHC team claimed to release update patch to fix the problem very soon.
How to make Supercard DSTwo work on 3DS V4.5.0?
New Supercard DSTwo flashcard which is released after Dec 12th support 3DS V4.5.0 straightly. Just install the latest Supercard DStwo V1.15 into the SD card, then it can work. If you buy the Supercard DSTwo long times ago, the firmware inside it may be the old version, you need to download the Supercard DStwo V1.19 Firmware for update. (Just download the firmware, unzip it, and copy the files into the root of MicroSD card, then use a DS or Dsi console to update firmware to V1.19 version). Supercard DSTwo and r4i gold 3ds card are the first 2 flashcard to break 3DS V4.5.0 system in the world.
How to make R4i RTS and R4i Dual Core card work on 3DS V4.5.0?
Both the R4i RTS card and R4i Dual Core card from r4isdhc.com already broke 3DS V4.5.0 console. If you buy them from r4town.com now, we will send you the latest r4i rts card and r4i dual core card. They support 3DS V4.5.0-10 E/U/J system. But if the card in your hand is old version, you also need a DS or Dsi console to upgrade the flashcard. The upgrade process are almost same as R4i Gold 3DS card, just use different patch.