Backing up and restoring a save file from and to WarioWare DIY

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  1. UniqueGeek
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    Does anyone know of a way to backup and restore the save file from WarioWare DIY? I searched online and didn't find anyone asking this.
    Methods I've tried:
    -NDS Backup Tool 3in1 - said there was no save file at all
    -NDS Backup Adapter Plus - crashed when the cart was inserted
    -Action Replay DSI - couldn't find save file
    -SavHax by Chase-San - Doesn't have an option large enough; found only FF's

    As for backing up, it isn't in the ROM (128MB and only about 16 of it is used) like I found mentioned somewhere on these forums.

    Any ideas?
     
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    Unless I missed something, his tools require you already have a save file.

    After more looking, the cart has a different type of NAND flash. Anyone know of any tools to read and write to it?
     
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    Lol ik this is old but i use savegame manager for most save backups :/ Will it work for Wario Ware DIY?
     
  5. Jorpho

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    Hiya.

    I've been trying to get to the bottom of this and I've been getting nowhere. Savegame Manager does not work; this is one game that is explicitly listed as unsupported.

    Of course, the game runs perfectly from a flashcart using Wood R4 (well, saving is a little slow and WFC downloads don't always work), and I can always transfer games to my retail cart one-by-one using DS-to-DS communication. But is there still no means of dumpping/restoring save data from a retail cart? Are all those save-editing utilities out there meant solely for use with emulators and flashcarts?
     
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    Do we know if Jam with the Band and WarioWare DIY use the exact same save method/type?
     
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    If Wikipedia is anything to go by, then yes, they both use NAND flash, but I think WarioWare DIY is 16 MB, whereas Jam with the Band is 8 MB.

    What of it? Is there a way of dumping Jam with the Band save data?
     
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    I think we're trying to get the oppositve; see if there is a way to dump WarioWare's save and use it to dump a JwtB save.
     

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