Can't import a save in a rom with SaveDataFiler...

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  1. Scorchy
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    Scorchy Wanderer

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    Hello, I had to format my Gateway Mini SD Card where I had my games because it was corrupted and lost a rom I had of Super Smash Bros but I exported the save with SaveDataFiler before formatting and backed up the .sav from my SD Card too. Then, I redownloaded the game from another source and imported a new private header on it (the header I imported is different from the one in my last rom before the format), and then I mounted the rom in my 3DS and imported my save backup through SaveDataFiler. But the problem now is that everytime I open the game it says my save is corrupted and it recreates new save data, but my save was working just fine when I did the back up just before formatting.

    Anyway, is there any way I can fix this? I still have the geniune .sav file that was not corrupted but which came from my last rom that had a different header which can explain why it's not reconized anymore. I also have the SaveDataFiler save data that I exported too. How can I do to recover my save? I'm a bit confused because there's the SDF save and the .sav which are not the same file but are virtually the same thing...
     
  2. Zidapi

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    Yeah, you'll need to delete the secure value using SDF before restoring your save or it will always be flagged as corrupted.

    Edit: Also, ensure you're using the latest Gateway launcher. Importing/exporting using SDF was broken for a while and was only fixed in the latest update.
     
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    Scorchy Wanderer

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    I see, so I need to delete the file named something like ''0000edf'' from the first tab of SDF, that's the secure value right? Do I need to mount the rom to do it or can I do it directly? And also, since the game created new save data on the sd card because last one was corrupted, do I need to copy my .sav backup back on SD Card or will SDF do everything for me?
     
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