ACToolkit beta 4 wanting .dat save ? only have .bin

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  1. Dark_anth
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    I have a 3.2u wii with a backup copy of animal crossing city folk. I seem to get a little board with the usual "fun" gameplay but I want more.... So i did some googling and came up with ACToolkit. it edits your savefile to hack your map and so on. I backed up my animal crossing save file and as always, it is a .bin format. the program asks for a .dat file extension . what do I do? do I need to convert something or am I using the wrong file. please help!!! thanks.
     
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    You can use Segher's Tools on Linux.
     
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    What the hell are you talking about? geex im unfortunatly on windows [​IMG] i can open the program but it askes for a file i dont have. lol
     
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    Sorry.

    There is no possible way to do it yet on Windows.

    My suggestion, get Linux.
    http://www.ubuntu.com/
     
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    It is possible in windows. You have to download SaveGame-Extractor-and-Installer developer http://wii.waninkoko.info/

    http://www.qj.net/SaveGame-Extractor-and-I...g/49/aid/119685

    By getting this software you can extract the .bin file on the wii to an sd card. From there you can place the sd card in the computer and have ACToolkit read the dat file. The extract will be located in the WIISAVE folder on the sd card.

    You have to get both downloads. One is to extract the save file to sd and the installer to copy the save file back to the wii. This process does not copy the bin file to the sd card. It only extracts the files in the bin file to sd card.

    I hope this helps.
     
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    OH MY GOD!!! i have the .bin save file. im asking how the hell do i get a .dat file? geeez for everyone: what is segers tools have anything to do with it?
     
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    And he just told you, there is no point in moaning about it.

    He just said, install Wanikoko's Save Game Extractor and then use it with the Animal Crossing disk inserted, and then you can backup your game save (But it will be EXTRACTED so it won't be .bin) and you should see a few files on your SD card afterwards. One of them (Approx 4MB in size I believe) is the .dat file you want to use. Then when you've editted, you'll need Wanikoko's Save Game Installer to install the save file back into it so it can be used.

    I hope it helps.
     
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    There is 3 possible ways:

    1. Use Save Game Extractor with a original Animal Crossing disk
    2. Use Save Game Extractor with a backup Animal Crossing DVD with modchip
    3. Decrypt data.bin with Segher's Tools on Linux

    Pick your choice.
     
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    ok ill make it simple for you.

    you cant get a .dat file since you have a backup the savegame extractor will not recongnize you game.
     
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    Yes you can get a DAT file.

    Use Segher's Tools on Linux.
     
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    ok im also trying to get the .dat file onto my sd card... i want to edit my town because the stupid ppl in my town voted to putthe damn bridge in the dumbest part!!! lol
    im using gamma loader and a scrubbed/brickblocked iso...
    3.2U and starfall... and all the good stuff.... but i cant use waninkoko's savegame extract... because it wont work with a backup... is there any other way to do this with a backup... like install dvdx? maybe?
     

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