Dragon Quest VII backup save "could not be restored"

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    I'm trying to restore my DQ7 save data from normal save data backup, but it's not working, it just says that it could not be restored. I was using the hack for the orchestral soundtrack version, but I am using the exact same CIA as before. Is there anyway to salvage it? I had a good 100 hours on my save...
     
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    I think CIA games have Anti Save-Game Restore. I've got no idea if this will help, but if you have homebrew capability, you could try deleting the "Secure Value" for DQ7 using savedatafiler or JK save manager and then try to import the save again.
     
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    Didn't work sadly. I had made a backup through JKSM, which works, but that one is only 14 hours.. I guess the lesson is don't trust the 3DS-made backups.

    I am guessing there is no way to convert the 3DS OS backup .sav to one that I can import through JKSM?