Gateway Doesn't Reply to E-mails and more...

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by XDel, Apr 30, 2015.

  1. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    I posted about this before, but received no working advice.
    What has happened is that I have a 3DS XL, I used my Gateway to downgrade the firmware, set up a Virtual NAND using 9.2, and all was well. I made a few purchases off the Nintendo shop, could play my 3DS games off the red card, and NDS games off the Blue.

    Then one day after finishing playing NDS games, I ran the Gateway program from the Blue cart to re-prep the system for use with the Red cart.
    I went through the usual steps, loaded my virtual NAND, but alas, now there is no game icon for the Red Cart, and pressing select does nothing, though the programs and games I downloaded of the NIntendo shop still work fine.


    I e-mailed Gateway, but they ignored me. I posted on here before, but as I said, none of the advise was useful.

    Now there is a new firmware and I'd like to just upgrade and start over from scratch but...

    ...what about the games and programs I purchased from the Nintendo shop, will they be lost? Or is there a way to re-download them without buying them again, or to transfer them, what?

    Thanks in advance for any help. Financially this has been a waste, I've a flash cart and 3DS XL that are pretty much useless to me as things stand.
     
  2. toto621

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    They ignored you because, as it written on the website :
    BTW, never heard of your problem, try to boot Gateway mode with an SD card without EmuNAND and see if your card work. Maybe someone here will be able to help you with that issue.
     
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    You'll be able to link your NNID again but if you had your emuNAND and sysNAND unlinked you should do a system format in emuNAND first to unlink the NNID to make sure it doesn't cause problems when you want to link it again.
     
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    So long as your NANDs are linked you should be able to backup/restore your tickets.db (or is it titles.db).

    Copy the entire 3ds folder from the internal SD card to a computer for safe keeping, then extract the applicable .db with rxTools (back that up too).

    Prepare and format a new emuNAND, copy your SD data back, re-inject the .db back and update it to 9.x if it isn't already.

    Everything should be back to normal.
     
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  5. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    Good to know, thank you!
     
  6. Zidapi

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    No problem, let us know how you go :)
     
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    I think the moral here is to check the forums first...
     
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  8. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    No doubt, Gateway has been of no use.
     
  9. XDel
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    I lucked out, I did not even need to create a new vNand. I just ran the update, put the new files where they needed to be, and everything started working again.
    Major sigh of relief!!! :)
     
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    XDel Author of the Alien Breed Odamex Projekt.

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    Somehow I never noticed that on their web site, and I totally missed your post until now. :)