A9LHelper - Helper for Plailect's guide

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  1. zeron88
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    A9LHelper

    Current version: 0.4

    Use:
    This tool is intended to guide you through Plailect's guide. It moves most of the necessary files to SD, and gives you instructions which part of the guide to do based on your 3DS.

    Features:
    - Downloads files and puts them in the right place for you
    - Tells you which steps you're supposed to do (from Plailect's guide)
    - Install from existing hax (ex. menuhax)
    - Works with 9.0 upwards, < 9.0 will be written soon™

    Installation:
    Install Python 2.7.11, not 3.X!
    Run the .py file I guess

    Download:
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_0A-iy41haIdGlmSjZVRl9jQzg/view?usp=drivesdk

    Changelog:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
    Last edited by zeron88, May 27, 2016
  2. pbanj

    pbanj The "friendly" neighborhood sandwich

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    in a ziploc
    I hope you're ready to keep up with guide changes
     
  3. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Undeclared Shitposter 2.1

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    Very nice for noobies!~
     
  4. solress

    solress Not a dev

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    Between here and there
    It's just going to be a video tutorial but on the 3ds itself, which will get outdated.
     
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    xtreme1 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Anyone had any luck with it?
     
  6. Ricken

    Ricken So long, and goodnite / So long, not goodnite

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    Looks nice!
    I'd probably use it if I didn't have a slightly modified version of the guide memorized (differences being DevMenu getting installed to NAND, and Cakes+H&S injection to install Menuhax [all possible via Spider] rather than even try with sliderhax)

    But nice job!
     
  7. teege

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    Thank so much! About to try it, got to step 4 on my own and was about to put it off until later.
     
  8. Ricken

    Ricken So long, and goodnite / So long, not goodnite

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    As long as it looks, all you're really doing is updating Red/EmuNand, backing up both Nands, putting FW.bin in the Luma folder, downgrading Red/EmuNand to 2.1, using OTPHelper to clone that, then using Spider to launch OTPHelper letting you dump your OTP and restoring your SysNand backup

    Just the guide makes it simple. er.
     
  9. teege

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    I tried the settings for my three consoles and got "This is unfinished. It will be added later." :/

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    I gotcha, I'll probably finish it tomorrow. I just didn't want to spend the rest of my night sorting files and doing cumbersome stuff.
     
  10. spoonm

    spoonm Can count to 3.

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    Why is this currently Windows-only if you're using Python? You can abandon the `os.system()` calls and use something like shutil: https://docs.python.org/2/library/shutil.html
    It's platform independent, and you can do high-level file operations.
     
    Last edited by spoonm, May 27, 2016 - Reason: shutil, not shutils. My bad, had "coreutils" in mind.
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  11. zeron88
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    zeron88 Member

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    When I try that, I always a "access denied" error. No clue to why, really.
    As it says in the OP, only from the start and 9.0 onward. Plan to add that in the next few days.
     
  12. DarkRioru

    DarkRioru Dream Beeeeeaaaammmm!!!

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    I boot it up and I get passed the if your 3ds has menuhax already installed, I press Y and it says it will be added later??? is this a test beta or something?

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    oh, I guess my problem was corrected for me lol
     
  13. zeron88
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    As I already said, currently only supports unmodified 3ds's. Will add that in a few days.
     
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    They're all on 9.0 and 9.2. I missed the part about the modified versions still being worked on I guess.

    Keep up the good work, appreciate it.
     
  15. Joom

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    Run the script as an administrator or disable UAC.
     
  16. zeron88
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    zeron88 Member

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    Tried that. It can still only access the folder it's in. Also, I'd prefer to do it without administrator rights needed. Lets programs look kinda shady in my opinion. Maybe I'll just write another version for Linux...
     
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    How does it look shady? And if you did that, you might as well write a different one for OS X as well, and at that point you should just have one script that determines the OS it's being ran on.
     
  18. zeron88
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    Just my opinion I guess. And I'm aware that I should probably just make the script determine the system.
    It's far from finished, that's why it's version 0.1
     
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  19. Pluupy

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    Not bad, I suppose. Here's a screenshot for anyone curious but lazy.

    I recommend checking out the program "ModMii" which is a similar concept.
     
  20. zeron88
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    It now supports already modified 3DS's as of 0.3.
    (It should also support Linux and OS X. Can't test it though)
     
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