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This page is a starting point for addressing any game issues you might encounter.

Common Fixes

DMA MODES

Try a combination of the various modes. Default with green loading text is DMA-QuickSave mode. Holding X with red loading text is the older DMA mode. Holding A with blue loading text is the Non-DMA mode.

PLEASE TRY ALL MODES FIRST!

Current AKAIO Loader

Always use the current AKAIO loader. The latest version may contain fixes that address your concerns.

AKAIO loaders (akaio.net)

AKAIO loaders (older mirror on gbatemp.net)

Unzip the file for your cart and place it in the _aio/loaders folder on your microSD card.

Game Compatibility Issues

Below is a summary of games that have issues and how to resolve them. Current compatibility is based on AKAIO 1.5. When adding games use only the format of # - NAME :: DESC. Descriptions should include information about the problem or possible methods used to solve the issue. Only use release numbers found at Advanscene.com.

Please sort the list numerically

Nintendo DS

  • 0766 - Puyo Puyo! 15th Anniversary (J) Hangs at screen switches. Hold A for non-DMA to solve the issue.
  • 0866 - Puyo Puyo! 15th Anniversary (v1.1) (J) Hangs at screen switches. Hold A for non-DMA to solve the issue.
  • 0866 - Puyo Puyo! 15th Anniversary (v01) (J) with English translation patch by puyonexus :: Hangs at screen switches, hold A to use Non-DMA mode when loading ROM.
  • 1044 - Final Fantasy III (E) Hangs where intro video should start. Hold A while booting for Non-DMA mode.
  • 1479 - Animal Crossing: Wild World (v01) (U) :: Wi-Fi functions; Make sure that the access point you are using uses shared WEP, if WEP encryption is present.
  • 3161 - Ragnarok Online DS (J) :: Disable Cheats, DMA & Download Play to play on-line.
  • 3541 - Pokemon Platinum Version (U) :: Problems?; Hold X to boot the old DMA mode. GTS won't work unless you boot it in normal mode(Hold A when loading game)
  • 4225 - Kingdom Heats 358/2 Days (U) Hangs on part of mission 32. Hold X to boot to quicksave mode to work.
  • 5864 - Professor Layton and the Last Specter (U) Hangs on yellow loading text. Haven't found a work-around yet. EDIT Format your card to FAT formatting to get round this if you have a 2GB or lower card. With higher than 2GB, format to FAT32, both using the Panasonic Formatter.

Gameboy Advance

  • 0690 - Metroid Fusion (U) Does not save. Use latest GBAExpLoader.
  • 1370 - Metroid Zero Mission (U) Does not save. Use latest GBAExpLoader.
  • 1636 - Pokémon - Fire Red Version (U) Does not save. Use latest GBAExpLoader.
  • 1637 - Pokémon - Leaf Green Version (U) Does not save. Use latest GBAExpLoader.
  • 1989 - Pokemon Emerald (U) Does not save. Use latest GBAExpLoader.

(if GBAExploder freezes in AKAIO use dldi file from offical Acekard firmware)


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