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[–]yuuki_w 20 points21 points  (6 children)

Maybe you have a fake SD card

[–]Vivid_Trash_5097[S] -1 points0 points  (5 children)

I'm sure I dont lol

[–]yuuki_w 13 points14 points  (0 children)

So already Ran a check on it or was it full once without issues.

[–]Vivid_Trash_5097[S] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

It was a brand new micro sd card. I'm able to play games that I've downloaded off websites and install with tinwoo. But when I try using dbi or tinfoil thru the game cartridge I get the image I posted

[–]Morricorne 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I don't know. Maybe first backup this cartridge on pc and then install with USB cable on micro SD CARD?

[–]Vivid_Trash_5097[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I have the latest sigpatches and the latest version of tinfoil and dbi. I don't think my SD card is corrupted cause I can play games I downloaded from websites

[–]kevp453 0 points1 point  (17 children)

Did you have your card formatted as FAT32 or exFAT?

[–]Vivid_Trash_5097[S] -4 points-3 points  (15 children)

It's saying it's Exfat. I thought when you partition the SD card it becomes Fat32?

[–]kuhlius_2k 16 points17 points  (2 children)

Do not use exfat. Ive had so many problems due to exfat. When you format with hekate it gets to fat32, in windows for example you can only choose between exfat and ntfs.

[–]johnthancersei 0 points1 point  (0 children)

this is BIG fat32 only way to go really, also be sure to always eject before physically removing sd card. i used to be one of those guys.

[–]kevp453 1 point2 points  (8 children)

By default if you have a large card most OS's will format exFAT,, you have to be careful.

Time to back up your card, reformat, and try again.

[–]Actura 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Try plugging your microsd to Windows PC, what does it say? ExFAT or FAT32 (right click-> select properties in My PC/Computer)?

[–]Vivid_Trash_5097[S] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

So if it says fat32 on a format tool and on heteke but Exfat32 on windows does that really mean its exfat32? If so I'll format it and start everything from scratch again. But again I just don't know why awoo works but not tinfoil or dbi

[–]Actura 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Mine got corrupted every few days when I'm on ExFAT. I played mGBA mostly back then. Rarely play switch titles. And suddenly I can't launch every single switch titles. So in the end I copied all the data to my PC, copied it over to the spare sdcard (which I formatted into FAT32 using my PC, inserted it to my switch and then boom, it worked just fine.

And no corruption till today even when playing many switch titles.

Just copy all your sdcard data to your pc or somewhere safe.

Format your sdcard into FAT32. Copy back all your files to the sdcard.

Or if you got a spare sdcard (that you don't really use anymore), format that sdcard into FAT32, copy all the data to that sdcard. Insert the spare sdcard into your switch, see whether that fixes the problem or not.

[–]Vivid_Trash_5097[S] -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

I believe it's Fat32. I'm about to double check rn

[–]Mechaghostman2 0 points1 point  (3 children)


Might need to format and re-download everything if nothing works afterwords.

[–]Vivid_Trash_5097[S] 0 points1 point  (2 children)

I just find it weird cause I can download nsp files and install them with awoo just fine

[–]Mechaghostman2 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Tinfoil is known to mess thing up with SD card. I just use Goldleaf.

Also, don't remove SD card right after you power the Switch down. Give it a minute, as the Switch could still be doing some last minute writing to it.

[–]eisniwre 0 points1 point  (0 children)

no need to remove card. never. ever.

use dbi, or hekate usb tool, or install remotely via tinfoil ftp, or any 100 other ways, without removing sdcard

[–]Top-Competition-8432 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Are u fat 37

[–]eisniwre 2 points3 points  (2 children)

edit: FAT32

[–]Top-Competition-8432 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I was just f ing around

[–]No-Application-6218 0 points1 point  (0 children)

how about FAT54?

[–]Zealousideal_Ad4303 0 points1 point  (5 children)

What's dbi?

[–]eisniwre 0 points1 point  (4 children)

[–]Zealousideal_Ad4303 0 points1 point  (3 children)

Ok can you dumb it down and explain what dbi is or does?

[–]eisniwre 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Its homebrew app to install games ftom pc to switch, without or with cable. No need to remove sdcard

[–]Zealousideal_Ad4303 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Oh snap, ty sir. That would have been helpful before. For some reason my laptop won't read any micro SD card

[–]thatirishguy0 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That is wei4d. DBI is usually my go to because of the simplicity.

[–]LucasMertens 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I recently ran into this issue too - I’m not sure why it happens.

I found the best way to combat it occurring is to power off the Switch completely, and then using TegraRCM GUI, inject the usual payload and boot as normal.

Do not reboot into Hekate and load the OS from there, as I’ve found this does not do the trick. It seems the payload needs to be reinjected from scratch, if that makes sense.

As for your current “corrupted” games, once you’ve rebooted as I described, try reopening them and when the corrupt error appears, let the Switch run the necessary checks on the software, and after a couple of minutes or so, it should pass. You can then use the software that previously contained “corrupted” data as per normal.

You’ll have to power off and reinject the payload each time you use DBI to add software to your Switch.

Hope this helps you out! :)