Flashing your DS

Discussion in 'NDS - ROM Hacking and Translations' started by Dylan, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. Dylan
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    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

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    I was reading over the guides on how to do it but what I am confused about is what the actual benefits are from risking turning your DS into a paperweight other than getting rid of the health warning?
     
  2. Swip

    Swip GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Shouldn't this be posted in the flashme section?

    And to make this post useful flashing your ds allows you to boot those slot 2 solutions without needing a passcard, etc. It also prevents your ds getting bricked if you dont brick it while flashing [​IMG]
     
  3. Dylan
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    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

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    what slot 2 solutions do you mean?
     
  4. Swip

    Swip GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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  5. Bob Evil

    Bob Evil The Department of Home-Made Insecurity

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    Flashing your DS is pointless, with current devices.
     
  6. DanTheManMS

    DanTheManMS aka Ricochet Otter

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    It's not entirely pointless. I love not having the annoying health and safety warning screen anymore. It also enables a few features involving Download Play but those aren't as prominent of features.
     
  7. jelbo

    jelbo Ōkami!

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    Protection against bricking is quite useful. Also, no health screen is nice.

    Oh, and as has been said, this should be moved to FlashMe.
     
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