MLTHaKu! Install Henkaku with SD2Vita without Memory Card!

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  1. yeshuachrist

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    (NONPDRM - SEE THE RELEASE THREAD (the release thread is somewhere on gbatemp)

    (Backing up your games using NONPDRM)

    (see the nonpdrm release thread for details, assuming you already edited the config.txt file in the ux0/tai folder and added the plugin to the tai folder "nonpdrm.skprx") Power off your Vita, take out the sd2vita memory card. Now when you restart your vita you should be able to use vita shell, remember you installed that to your internal memory in our mlthaku.tk installations instructions ... put your cartridge game in your vita and launch the app, and then close the app, now you should have the license files in the license folder, and you can just copy the contents of the game cart directly to your PC, and replace rename the .rif license file for the game to "work.bin" and add it to the folder, "PCSEXXXXX/sce_sys/package/work.bin" (overwrite/replace the "work.bin" file if it is there)

    (when your all finished backing up your game, power off the vita, take out the game card, and place the sd2vita adapter with the micro SD back into the vita and power on, you have all of your bubbles and stuff you had before, because its reading your Micro SD care now, not the internal memory)

    EDIT

    Updated the Installation steps for mlthaku's update
     
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  2. nvgamer

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    where can I find the sdfiles.zip ?
     
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    you dont need them anymore, i just used this on a SD2Vita clean PS Vita 1000, and as soon as just preparing the SD Card, went to the website, and now i got it running without issue.
     
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    I dont have a original psvita memory card, will that still work? thanks!
     
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    Yes, as this is the whole point of MLTHaku.
     
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    oh no now am confused lol, so I did the henkaku install, I prepped the micro sd card with zzimage, then format it to exfat put into my vita with adapter...then do I run the MLTHaku? I dont have a sdvita memory card so I dont get a molecular shell bubble
     
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    *-Corrupt the sd card with zzimage.
    *-Format the Microsd card.
    *-Insert the card into the SD2Vita.
    *-Launch mlthaku.
    *-the led of the cardtridge slot should start blinking.
    *-install MLTHaku.
    *-Notice that the SD2Vita is loaded as Ux0.
     
  8. nvgamer

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    so I do have the smile face with eject, I did all of that but am not seeing the led light coming on during MLTHaku install...I do appreciate your help!
     
  9. yeshuachrist

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    Updating to Mlthaku's Newer Version
    (if you followed the installation guide, and want to now install the update mlthaku version. Then, Power off the Vita, and take out the sd2vita card. Now go to mlthaku's website on your vita, and run the installation. Then Power off your Vita, and reinsert the sd2vita card, now power on your vita again, your bubbles will reappear and you'll be update...............now you need to add the entries for adrenaline, nonpdrm, and dsmotion in addition to any game plugins back into your "config.txt" in the ur0/tai/ folder)
     
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    I don't own a vita memory card, should I buy one to the mod?
     
  11. ScarletDreamz
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    i purchased 4 sd2vitas wiht smiley face, and all of them did not work, [faulty], i bough a v3 non eject one, and worked flawlessly.
     
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    so this is my steps from start: ( I dont own a vita memory card just have the sd2vita smilface with my 16gb micro sd)

    -install henkaku exploit ( no molecular bubble shows up as I dont own a vita memory card)
    -prep sd card with zzimage, format with exfat.
    -put it back into my vita with sd2vita card then run Mlthaku's exploit, but I don't see my led flashing next to
     
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    (as it stands, you do not need an official memory card, so its better to not have one in the unit. at some point in the installation process, your vita won't identify the card..............that said................After your finished the installation process, and verify everything works, the newer version of vita 1.74 or the current one, is supposed to allow you to mount a usb stick or a official memory card as uma0...................I haven't tested any of that, and I wouldn't recommend using any of the above, because of the power draw issues and over heat issues...................replacing the hot usb stick with a sd2vita is a big lifesavor)

    Go to Settings/Format/ and use the RESTORE THIS SYSTEM option. Then follow the installation guide from the beginning, and go to henkaku.xyz/go/ and continue from there.................Mlthaku is a kernal plugin that writes itself in some special places.................because of that.................you need to install Henakaku Enso first..................that is one of the program the updated mlthaku will install, fortunately, I went though the guide and updated it with a fresh install to a pstv/vita.

    Molecular Shell and Install Instructions
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4zl3Wq9Y3wXT080QVk2Rzd0cVU/view?usp=sharing

    You shouldn't need that but if for whatever reason you need to reinstall Molecular Shell then, add the .vpk to vita shell, install, then ignore the error, go to the root of vita shell, and use the "refresh live area" option and then molecular shell will show up. That is the current version henkaku.xyz/go/ will install. If there's problem with that link, please delete the link. (copy the contents of the molecule shell folder into a .zip archive and rename it to vpk the one henkaku.xyz/go/ installs)
     
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    aw geez I waited weeks for this thing lol
     
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    3 weeks here buddy, and 1 week for the USA one, after that, i stopped messing with the smiley face ones. and bough the OG one.
     
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    awesome details, but for enso I need molecular shell to run vpk? I dont have a vita mem card and only have ps vita 1001 so when I run henkaku and i have no molecular bubble so I can launch enso vpk
     
  17. Wranglerguy2005

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    ^ Same Issue. If I run henkaku on my Fat Vita it won't install molecular shell because it doesn't have internal memory. I have reformatted my Micro SD cards 3 times as specified in guide and I believe my adapter is junk (smiley face one). I have no way of knowing if either are correct because I don't have a vita memory card or internal memory. All I get with either henkaku or mlthaku install is the setting.
     
  18. yeshuachrist

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    No Internal Memory! Okay. Well, install henkaku.xyz/go/ with official memory card, so molecule is installed, then install henkaku enso.............use the sd2vita plugin and add that to your ur0 or ux0 tai folder and add the entry in the config.txt..........then..............your micro SD will be uma0 (with official memory card as ux0), now install usbmc and your micro SD will be mounted as ux0: when you start your vita in the future............I guess that is right, you'll have to use google!
     
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  19. Wranglerguy2005

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    Ended up getting a Official Vita card. Got it all working. No longer need the Vita Memory card.
     
  20. nvgamer

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    thanks for the help, but from the get go I dont own a psvita memory card as I thought we didn't need one to get the sd2vita going, so should I buy one first?