[Tutorial] How To: Dump 3DS Carts to CIA, 3DS to CIA, Dump Private Headers & DS Carts

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  1. sks316

    sks316 Retro Enthusiast

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    So, if I play my just dumped version of Mario Kart 7, I won't get banned online?
     


  2. Temptress Cerise
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    That's correct.
     
  3. sks316

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    Thanks, just tried it and it works. Great guide!
     
  4. Xabring

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    I have a question. Does the CIA I dump from a my 3DS work on someone's else 3DS with this method (both have hourglass by the way)?
     
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    Yeah. They'll work.
     
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    :blink:Thanks for the quick answer!B-) I though it only worked on the 3DS that dumped them! glad to know!
     
  7. duboisbrian

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    where does hourglass save a private header in your tutorial is says it saves it along the lines "ProductID-private.bin"
    i have dumped it and it says success but no where on my sd card to i have a file like that ??

    im guessing the tutorial is outdated ? when i dump it shows my the "cart id" and "unique id"
    which is essentially all i need (for sky3ds+)

    but still your tutorial says it should output a .bin file i have have searched every inch of the sd card and there is no private.bin file or anything named that
    is hourglass updated to not output a .bin file anymore ?
    (if that's the case, may want to update your tutorial)
     
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  8. Temptress Cerise
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    Temptress Cerise Miss Magic~ <3

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    Did you check your files9 folder? Did you check the hourglass9 log file as well?

    I guess I could relook at the guide and see what needs updating//clarifying.
     
  9. duboisbrian

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    yes i checked files 9 folder along with EVERY inch of the sd card
    as well why would a .bin file be in a log file ??

    im simply saying that dumping via hourglass on my 3ds it gives and shows me my cart id and unique id which i believe is all you need

    im simply saying you may want to check the tutorial because NO where on my sd card was a private.... .bin file
     
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    Temptress Cerise Miss Magic~ <3

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    I am not asking you to check the log file for a bin file. I am asking you to check the log file to see what happened and what it says. The log file will always have that information.
     
  11. Temptress Cerise
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    Sorry for the double post.

    Checked//Updated the guide. There seems to be no errors with it. Have added a new section for people who want to create .CIA files from already installed content//games.

    Tested it and built//installed them just fine.

    If a section isn't working, it's best to update to the latest version of Hourglass9//Decrypt9WIP and to try again. As well as check your files9 folder and to check your .log file to see what's going on.
     
  12. matlock

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    Sorry noob alert.
    I've just gone thru the install of HB /FBI etc. (3DS guide) and all worked well.
    I've managed to convert 2 game carts to CIA and installed ok, however my first question is how do I transfer the save data from the cart to the installed game?
    2nd question I used a brand new 32gb sd card to do the install, how do I copy/move the installed copy of super smash bros 2 plus save data I have on my original sd card?

    I've used JK's utility to transfer save data.

    Just got to work out to copy SSB from one sd to my new Sd card?
     
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    Temptress Cerise Miss Magic~ <3

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    If it's an already installed game, then you'd have to create a .CIA from it, as detailed in the post. As for the save data of said game, use JKSM.

    If the Nintendo 3DS/ID1/ID2 match though, you could just drag and drop it onto the new SD Card. If they don't. Then not sure you can.
     
  14. matlock

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    What would I have to drag and drop?
     
  15. Kokumotsu

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    i was wondering the NDS flashcart section for Decrypt9WIP
    what exactly does NTRCARDHAX do for Ak2i.
    i have an AK2i and this is making me really curious to try it out, do this enable the 3ds to boot the card again?
     
  16. Temptress Cerise
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    Temptress Cerise Miss Magic~ <3

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    Not sure what you are asking for.

    But if your looking to get your AK2i working again. Look into: http://gbatemp.net/threads/twl-slot-1-launcher-first-custom-dsiware-app.414501/
     
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    Is the same thing attainable with Godmode9? Do I need these other tools to dump my carts?
     
  19. Temptress Cerise
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    Temptress Cerise Miss Magic~ <3

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    Some of it is. Though I've never really looked at the documentation // release notes of GodMode9 to see how much. But dumping carts (3DS/NDS), headers, converting .3ds to .cia, should all be covered by GodMode9.

    3DS.Guide does have a section for that now: https://3ds.guide/godmode9-usage

    That's why I never added//updated my guide. Since, that already has a section on it already.
     
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  20. Micku

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    i'm having a problem with luma/hourglass9 controls, can't navigate the menu, if i press A, it instantly goes back, same if i press Down (as if i were pressing B) every button triggers the B action, pls help