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What do I do if my game says the save data could n..

Guest asks: Added May 19th 2011, ID #197986

Question for Pokemon Black

What do I do if my game says the save data could not be accessed?


Guest answered:
Added 2nd Jun 2011, ID #409230

It means it corrupted data delete it start over youve GOT NO CHOICE

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Guest said: 4th Aug 2016 | REPORT
Open the card game and get a hair blower and turn it on for 1-2 to the game and it will work
Guest said: 11th Dec 2016 | REPORT
fixed it by spitting on the cartridge

10/10 not enough water
Guest said: 29th Dec 2016 | REPORT
Open the game card up and the green data disc or what ever check if that is dirty were game reads it I did and it worked fine but my game card needs tape to hold it together
Guest said: 26th Apr 2017 | REPORT
I did that and my game still didn't work
Guest answered:
Added 10th Sep 2011, ID #439776

It CAN be corrupted, but thats not always the case. I've had this problem one or 2 times and it was because the game had some dust on it. Make sure your game and/or ds doesnt have dust on/in it by blowing into the ds game slot and blowing the game itself. If that doesnt work then yes delete the save by pressing up, select, and b on the title screen showing the version mascot.

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Guest said: 1st Jun 2016 | REPORT
Cant believe this im having the same problem i cant delete all 6 of my dragons i trained so hard and other pokemon feel like i just died
Guest said: 23rd Jul 2016 | REPORT
Yeah I can't do anything
Guest said: 29th Jan 2017 | REPORT
Idk if it is the same as pokemon platinum, but whenever I put my platinum in my ds lite, I frequently get this error, and I have to reinsert the game cart about 10 times before it works so I can migrate. In my dsi and 3ds however, this error never occurs. So no, the game is not corrupted, it is just that the system can read the cartirdge, but there is a problem reading the save. Either blow into the cartridge slot, clean the cartridge or play on a different system.
Guest said: 5th Oct 2017 | REPORT
But I am using on a three ds

Guest answered:
Added 13th Aug 2012, ID #531875

I too have had the same problem and don't I can't even load my game:(

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Guest said: 4th Apr 2014 | REPORT
I got white2 problems :'( and i blew it 1million times. its a bye bye for me :'( i had all the starters from previous games on it >:'(
Guest said: 6th Jul 2015 | REPORT
i almost beat the game and i spent over seven hundred hours on it
Guest said: 21st Jan 2017 | REPORT
I fixed my SoulSilver problem by dusting it with a washcloth q-tips work too..
Guest answered:
Added 28th Jun 2014, ID #630317

Hi, I'm posting this specifically for others who stumble across this issue (as I did) and still lack any solid information on to how to remedy it. If the cartridge appears un-damaged, recognizes the game but will not even load to the title screen without displaying this error message, it's a connection issue and CAN possibly be fixed WITHOUT erasure of any data.

I've just had this occur with a pre-owned copy of Pokemon White 2- I would turn on the DS, click on the icon saying the game's name.. But be faced with a blue screen and this message (without so much as the nintendo logo or even the opening credits) and it happened on multiple DS systems with only this cartridge, so I looked up the issue to see if i'd definitely have to take it back (since I obviously didn't care about the existing save data).

The most concrete evidence that anyone had ever managed to remedy it, was "I licked it and it worked".

I did not lick my cartridge but first tried cleaning it thoroughly and blowing into both the slot on the DS and the cartridge many times.. However this (on it's own) did not make any difference. It wasn't until I neglected to DRY the gold parts of the cartridge (therefore creating a similar condition to licking) that it actually WORKED.

My guess, because of this, is it's a connection issue with the gold metal being scratched.. So a tiny amount of moisture will actually seal the minuscule, hairline gap that is causing the problem.
(note; I would not advise sticking too much liquid into an electrical device, do not soak it)

It was a rush to the title screen on my first attempt- twice it cut back to the message "save data could not be accessed" halfway through the opening credits or when trying to access the save data/ start a new game, but each time it did this, I would simply remove the cartridge, switch off the device and apply another small amount of water to the gold part, and it has always made the game work again for me (although.. For varying amounts of time)

I have even gotten the previous save file to load on my third attempt now and have played without hitch for more than half an hour, testing the save feature at random intervals (since I've seen others mention it happens specifically while saving) and even closing the DS down and re-opening it... But it seems the issue has been fixed for me now, to a level at which the game can actually be played.

Hopefully this new information helps somebody! Especially those who have a lot to lose Smile

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Guest said: 12th Nov 2016 | REPORT
mine is stuck on a lady holding a pokeball and ive tried like seven times and it keeps freezing on her. What do i do?
Guest said: 1st Dec 2016 | REPORT
It didnt work i tried it i cant even get to title screen
Guest said: 18th Dec 2016 | REPORT
Guest said: 18th Jan 2017 | REPORT
DONT LICK THE GAME! it does work for a while but eventually you will hqve to lick it or put moisture on it everytime you play! eventually corroding away the metal
Guest answered:
Added 1st Jun 2017, ID #690229

Best way to clean is not blowing on it but using isopropyl alcohol on a Q-tip and gently clean the gold contacts. Make sure it's not a lot, just enough to clean it, let dry and then try it.


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