aside from socketpunch, what other reasons are there for anyone to use FBI?

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  1. reiyu
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    seems that FBI doesn't install some .cias properly compared to BBM. is there any other reason i should keep using FBI?
     


  2. squee666

    squee666 Advanced Tech Pleb

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    never had a single issue with FBI installing cias, also it has a delete feature, so you ca delete titles from installed from sysnand which is useful
     
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    Xenon Hacks GBAtemp Guru

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    None and for those who say to downgrade system titles Dev Menu is better in that regard.
     
  4. honyo29

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    before trying socket punch, last time i ever use it when i was changing emunand region.
     
  5. doctorgoat

    doctorgoat GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    "works for me" is the least useful thing someone can say in computing

    FBI/Big Red Menu don't work with some DLC I've tried, so I don't use them anymore.
     
  6. Xenon Hacks

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    Then your DLC is bad
     
  7. Arubaro

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    I have heard about people having problems reinstalling dlcs with fbi, so they had to use bbm to be able to

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    Lol, it was you, nvm
     
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  8. squee666

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    well this isnt computing we literally have the same hardware just 2 different variants so a list of *not working cias* should have been doable to make by now. (but we all know it comes down to a CIA issue not console)

    But i dunno installing 64gb of A list titles that quite a few still get updates and successfully installing the DLC with no updates must be a thing right?

    The only thing i have really had mixed reports with it installing is the DLC for MiiPlaza but that is a grey subject everyone has issues with it


    Only issue i have seen with that is it fails to install after deleting the installed stuff then will keep failing, Restarting FBI fixes that
     
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  9. reiyu
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    one feature that bbm that fbi does is you can install things in nand or sd , i only use fbi to install gba games..
     
  11. Supster131

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    lol no. FBI is fine for installing DLC, it's once the eShop deletes that DLC. FBI will no longer reinstall that DLC. BBM/DevMenu will though.

    As for the OP's question, I don't really know. I personally use FBI more than DevMenu/BBM. Only times I see myself using BBM is for reinstalling DLC that my eShop deleted.
    After I found out SocketPunch existed, I fell in love with FBI even more! (1.5MBps for installing things is decent)
     
  12. Xenon Hacks

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    I never mentioned anything about the eShop
     
  13. myangel

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    Kinda off-topic but any of these cia installer can see application name?

    i mean i install some ftp app but it doesnt work then i want to delete it but i don't know what serial are they some of them are really obvious like CTR-XX"NTR" but this one i really can't find it ( microsd management )
     
  14. squee666

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    according to 3dsbrew on of these is your MicroSD card management ID

    20023100
    20024100
    20025100
    microSD Management ('mcopy') (New_3DS-only)
     
  15. Xenon Hacks

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    I use this to compare http://www.3dsdb.com/ and yeah I would love to see actual app names in a CIA installer even if its just a local database file for reference.
     
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  16. Arubaro

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    Yeah, really helpful and not too hard to implement, I think
     
  17. myangel

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    Thank so 3dsbrew can check those cia app from gbatemp right?

    it not a big deal but i backup my emunand + game every update so i want it clean have something doesnt work kinda... annoying
     
  18. squee666

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    it only has a list of the ID's of System titles from official firmware, assuming that the microsd card management uses the same ID on the one you installed should work
     
  19. doctorgoat

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    It might just be Theatrhythm's bizarre, broken DLC system.

    Or it might just be an issue with any game that has multiple DLC updates
     
  20. Supster131

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    hmm, I didn't have any issue installing Theatrhythm's DLC through FBI.