Recently, some customers are always reporting that there is a warning on the screen of console boot “Fake card! Please return to retailer” and then “Loading” when they use the official R4i kernel v1.69b for R4i SDHC 3DS card.
As a matter of fact, when R4i sdhc team has stopped producing R4i sdhc 3DS card, they pay all attention on the new R4i sdhc 3DS RTS card. The new kernel V1.69b maybe is just tested for R4i sdhc 3DS RTS card, but not the R4i sdhc 3DS card. So it happenS to this error warning. Therefore, it is not the retailers selling fake cards, but the official new kernel V1.69b is not for R4i sdhc 3DS card.
Be informed by r4i-sdhc.com team that they have operational error when pre-install the firmware of r4i sdhc 3ds card, and the card you received should use the new updated kernel for normally use.
For those whose card has this problem, please do not worry. You can follow the steps below to fix it!
1. please click http://3ds-r4i.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/R4I-SDHC.COM V1.69b English.rar to redownload the kernel again.
2. Unzip it and copy the files in the root directly of micro sd card, and first of all you need to format the mirco sd card.
3. Insert your card to your 3ds/dsi/dsl console.
4. After you focus on the game icon and then running your ds system. Then it will go to loading main interface of R4i-SDHC 3DS card.
After that, your R4i-sdhc card can work on your 3ds/dsi/dsl console. Our other buyers can do it successfully.Hope you can sucessfully solve it this time. BTW, we suggest you buy R4i-SDHC 3DS RTS card from now on in case of this kinds of errors again, and r4i sdhc 3ds without rts has been stopped producing.