How do you save game from the start menu in Pokemon Firered ROM?

blazingfrost asks: Added Oct 23rd 2008, ID #131594

How do you save game from the start menu in Pokemon Firered ROM?

When I try Start-Save-Yes: I get :Warning...... Save Error...... Please Exchange the Back up memory. Do I change the Savetype or somethimg?? and get
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mzbh answered:
Added 30th Nov 2008, ID #292101
No problem can't be solve click option/emulator/save type... Change to flash 128k then press Ctrl+Rto reset, you may need to start again to save that is the only choice I know.
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lugia20 said: 20th Aug 2010 | REPORT
if that didn't work,you've to change the save type to worked.i've tried it.i hope it help
Guest said: 23rd Jan 2011 | REPORT
i changed it to SRAM, didn't work
Guest said: 21st Jun 2014 | REPORT
does that work on pokemon ash gray?
Guest said: 5th Aug 2014 | REPORT
how to change save type to sram
iliveunderyourcouch answered:
Added 22nd May 2009, ID #310437
I've tried changing to 128k and starting over from scratch and it doesn't work. Help...
Guest answered:
Added 15th Jun 2010, ID #332181
yes it worked
Guest answered:
Added 28th Jun 2010, ID #335373
1st you must delete the save file of the rom before changing the setting to 128k from 64k, Then that should work, You will have to start a new game, there are other ways that may save your save game file but this is the quickest and most easiest way if you aren't through the game far at all
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Guest said: 24th Jun 2012 | REPORT
it worked thank
Guest said: 5th Mar 2013 | REPORT
thanks for the help now i can be sick and not be bored any more
Guest said: 11th May 2014 | REPORT
how do i delete the file from the rom
Guest said: 2nd Jun 2014 | REPORT
Guest answered:
Added 20th Aug 2010, ID #350906
can u already save from the menu?
Guest answered:
Added 23rd Nov 2011, ID #458041
An easier way to save the game is hit File>Save Game
Or File>Save As :] it should work that way too, found it out by total accident that way you don't have to mess with any of the settings really.
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Guest said: 5th Dec 2012 | REPORT
after you defeated the elite four did you still go trough and hunt more rare pokemon?
at your pokemon it is not started from the beginning
Guest answered:
Added 3rd Dec 2011, ID #460968
But, if you save bythe save game option of the menu of the emulatro, it willnot work when you pass de elite four, your game will start over and you never going to get the national pokedex
Guest answered:
Added 18th Mar 2012, ID #491091
When I beat the elite 4 I had to restart the game when I did save like that (replyed to mzbh)
Guest answered:
Added 2nd Mar 2014, ID #618591
1. Tools>Record>Start recording movie(wait a few secs.)>Stop recording movie.
2. Tools>Play>Start playing movie.
When it says end of movie at the bottom left corner you can play the game.

PokemonFreak96 answered:
Added 16th Apr 2015, ID #660658
If you're using a GBA on computer,you need to go to "File" and then it shows you some options.Click on "Save game" and then you choose the slot to save.When you open the GBA go to the "File" again and then click on "Load game" and then click on the slot on what you saved the game.
Jpoww answered:
Added 18th Apr 2015, ID #660817
This is a dumbed down, step-by-step guide to fixing this without having to start all over! It has been working fine for me ever since I've done it a while ago. You are all very welcome.

1. Create a new folder.
2. Copy ONLY these THREE files into the new folder: the emulator (vba), the rom (Pokemon fire red/leaf green), and the last saved file from the game (.sgm extension).
3. From the new folder open the emulator, load the rom (file > open > .gba extension) and load the last saved game (file > load > .sgm extension) to continue where you were last.
4. Now go to: options > emulator > save type > Flash 128k. In other words, change it from 64k to 128k.
5. Finally, go to: tools > memory viewer. In the top right corner type in 3005004 and click on Go. In the top row you see 3005004 followed by several pairs of 00's, now change the first pair from 00 to 01, then close the memory viewer window (not the emulator).
6. Now just save the game as you would on a game boy: Start (Enter) > Save and you get the ''would you like to save'' > ''yes'' There is already a saved file, ok to overwrite?'' > ''yes''. Voilá!

Now carry on playing the game and you can save and load in game normally whenever you want to. No need to start all over so if you are at the elite 4 it will save as should be after you beat it no problem. Cheers.

To double check: when you save in game there should be an automatic new save file (.sav extension) created in the new folder and if you did everything right it will be 128KB in size.
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Guest said: 29th May 2015 | REPORT
I've been looking all over google and this one is the only one that worked! Thanks!!
Jpoww said: 30th May 2015 | REPORT
Glad I could help Cheers.

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