Game emulators are such amazing and brilliant applications created by generous programmers. Game emulator allow users play almost any games on a computer or mobile device without using the actual game console.
However, upon using your favorite emulator, sometimes, you may experience unusual and annoying problem. One known and common problem is the Internal Battery Run Dry Error for Visual Boy Advance GBA emulator.
The second most popular error is the “1m sub-circuit board is not installed” which I’m going to address in this article and hopefully will fix your problem.
How To Fix
Fixing “1m sub-circuit board is not installed” error is incredibly easy and straightforward, although not all, but many emulator has the feature to fix this issue. The fix is simply changing the save type from Flash 64kb to Flash 128kb.
In VisualBoy Advance
Go to Options -> Emulator -> Save Type -> and finally, select Flash 128K.
For MyBoy (Popular GBA emulator for Android)
Go to More -> Settings -> Advanced -> Cartidge save type -> Select Flash 128K.
Why & How Does This Error Happen?
In most cases, this error occurs when you have 64kb save types instead of 128. Some emulators have a serious problem when saving a game, instead of 128kb it automatically saves to 64kb. If this happens to you, use the alternative fix below.
For Visual Boy Advance users, if the error persists after following the mentioned steps above, give this alternative solution a try. Zorlon, the forum administrator of emuparadise created a version of vba-over.ini that will fix the issue. What the file does is, it auto-setup the games that do not auto-detect correctly.
Download the file, extract, copy vba-over.ini and paste it in the same folder location where your VisualBoy Advance is.
To Sum This Up
1m sub-circuit board is not installed is a common error that usually occurs when using Visual Boy Advance emulator. Luckily, there’s a quick fix for this, simply by changing the save type to 128K.
Did the fix mentioned above solve your problem? I would like to hear your experience regarding this error.