Gateway 3DS: What is the gray card needed for?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Xeonhawk, Jan 4, 2015.

  1. Xeonhawk
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    Why does the Gateway 3DS come with two cards, and do you have to put in the gray card every time you boot the system up? Kinda confused but I plan on getting a gateway once it supports 9.2.0 =)
     
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    I think he's referring to the red card.
     
  3. w0dash

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    The blue card will propably be irrelevant for > 4.5.
     
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    You're right.. I was thinking it was black for some reason.
     
  5. Xeonhawk
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    Yeah, I meant the blue card. Do you have to put in every time you boot the system up??
     
  6. frogboy

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    On 9.2, probably not. They've done away with the DS profile exploit.
     
  7. BobPwnz

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    It is probably done through the mii app and the qr code
     
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    To hack into Nintendo's Mainframe (<--- anytime you hear this word in a sentence, it means Level 5 1337 hacker SkILsZ are required) and retrieve important packets (codename: Ketchup).
     
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    It needs them to hack into the system.

    and yes 1337 haxor skillz r required 4 dis
     
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    that's what I thought at first as well but I just tried booting it up without using the blue card and it still works. looks like you only have to do it once. wish I tried it sooner though
     
  11. LinkmstrYT

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    The Blue Card is practically useless on later firmwares since the DS Profile exploit is blocked and the card itself is blocked from playing DS roms on the 3DS.
     
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