Help doing an SD card transfer!

#1bskiffingtonPosted 2/24/2013 5:51:05 PM
So, I tried to transfer files off of my old SD card to my new SD card. I copied them off the old card to my computer, then copy/pasted them onto my new card, which is what I heard I needed to do. However, now, when I load the card in my 3DS it will show Fire Emblem Awakening, which was downloaded originally on the new card, but my games on the old card that I tried to transfer over are nowhere to be found.

Any idea on what I'm doing wrong?
#2bskiffington(Topic Creator)Posted 2/24/2013 6:27:02 PM
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#3keyblader1985Posted 2/24/2013 7:19:23 PM
If you actually copy/pasted everything on the card, I have no idea.
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#4ss4gogeta_darkPosted 2/24/2013 7:23:29 PM
Just copy the stuff to your PC and then put it on the new SD card. That simple.
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#5PlaysaverPosted 2/24/2013 7:53:21 PM
Sounds more to me like you never did a system transfer from your old 3ds to your new 3ds. If you never did that and sold the old one already then you've lost those games.
#6keyblader1985Posted 2/24/2013 8:01:55 PM
...Don't you love it when people don't bother reading the first post?
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#7neonickPosted 2/24/2013 8:13:26 PM
I'd try it again if I were you. But don't copy & paste. Click & drag the Nintendo 3DS file on your old card to your desktop. Then click and drag that file to the new SD card. Should be that simple.
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#8bskiffington(Topic Creator)Posted 2/24/2013 9:26:24 PM
Playsaver posted...
Sounds more to me like you never did a system transfer from your old 3ds to your new 3ds. If you never did that and sold the old one already then you've lost those games.


It wasn't a system transfer, I'm using the same 3DS.

Ive tried the above suggestions and it still won't read the games that I transferred, they aren't even showing up in the menu. Also, I checked how many blocks the card had, and for some reason it was the exact same number before and after transferring the other games, which definitely makes no sense.
#9keyblader1985Posted 2/24/2013 9:48:40 PM
If that's the case, you should definitely check the card again on your PC. Sounds like something went wrong with the copying process, or worst-case scenario the SD card is not working properly.
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