i think some users may have met some problems when they updated the R4i gold 3DS with V1.4.2 patch,and here is a way to fix this problem, hope it can give you some help :
First,you need to make sure the R4i gold card you bought is this one: R4i gold 3ds here is the pic for you
if you see the "SpongeBob;s Atlantis Squarepantis THQ" icon after you insert your R4i flashcart and power on your 3SD console,like this screenshot :
you dont neeed to use any patch , just use the latest wood firmware V1.30 and run on 3DS v2.0.0-2.
But if you see the "Miami Nights 3D Ubisoft",,like the following picture:
then you need to download the V1.4.2C patch and then install it,Notice , you need to use a DS/DSi console to do the update , after you download the file , you will see a "Read me.txt " file, you will find the step by step instruction there.
Here is a guide for this case:
Things you need to prepared :
1.Download V1.4.2C update patch and unzip it,you will get two files,one is V1.42C_patch_R4IGOLD_NDSi .nds,the other one is V1.42C_patch_R4IGOLD_NDSL .nds
2.Assure your console type and put one of files into the root of your TF Card.
Then following these Steps :
1.Copy V142C_Patch_R4iGOLD_NDSL. nds to your tf card
2.Just power your NDSL on and boot up V142C_Patch_R4iGOLD_NDSL. nds
3.Take your R4ids Gold out of the NDSL
4.Reinsert your R4ids Gold into the NDSL
5.Press KEY_A and the updating process will begin
6.You should keep your NDSL powered on during the updating process
7.IF the result shows SUCCESS, it means you have updated your R4ids Gold success and this card can work on N3DSV2.0.0
1.Copy V142C_Patch_R4iGOLD_NDSi. nds to your tf card
2.Just power your NDSi on and boot up V142C_Patch_R4iGOLD_NDSi. nds
3.Attention:do not take out your R4ids Gold
4.Press KEY_A and the updating process will begin
5.You should keep your NDSL powered on during the updating process
6.IF the result shows SUCCESS, it means you have updated your R4ids Gold success and this card can work on N3DSV2.0.0
For the users whose R4ids Gold has been broken, you can get a NDSL and another flashcard.
Just boot up V142C_Patch_R4iGOLD_NDSL. nds with the other flashcard and reinsert your R4ids Gold.
You can also update your R4ids Gold.
Wood R4 V1.30
R4i gold 3DS Flashcard