Gateway Save Question

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  1. Skeet1983
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    I know you can get saves online from sites such as 3ds savegames, but I have a question about that... Is it possible to put save on gateway, and then transfer it to the retail cart? If yes, how is it done? Thoughts appreciated :)
     
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    Depends on 100 different factorys( kind of format the save is in, encryption type) GW for the most part uses it's own save encryption format.

    This guide here (https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutoria...with-savedatafiler.380246/page-6#post-5348668) was created in order to try to convert saves into other formats. Good luck.
     
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    How do I import back to retail cart? Guide said it doesn't support retail...
     
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    Dosn't the GW menu have a restore save function? If you get a save off online and change it to match the game ID(http://3ds.essh.co/) you could try that and see.
     
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    I backed up retail save, it is named "AJRE.SAV". Do I rename the online save to that and restore?
     
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    Yes
     
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    It didn't work
     
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    Did you get any error messages?
     
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    When I loaded game (Zelda Majora's Mask), it said save was corrupted and continued to erase game data
     
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    Just tried it on my end and same thing. In order to get around this someone needs to create a tool that will allow you to covert the saves into something that GW can read. What you are requesting is not possible at the moment for MOST games. Only a few games do the saves work like you want.
     
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    Ok, do you know anything about the Savedatafiler program? If yes, how do I use that to dump my Zelda MM save?
     
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    Yes I use it quite a bit. However I have no idea if you can end use to to rip saves from retail carts because in order to do so you must run in emunand classic mode. My question would be do you have it installed already?
     
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    I backed up Zelda game to msd card in gateway card. When I open savedatafiler, it says CTR card broken. Unable to export and import to Zelda...
     
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    Try the following -

    Get into classic mode
    Start up zelda and see if you save is still there - make need to recreate itself
    go into savedatafiler and see if you can import your save now.
     
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    Do I insert Zelda game card, or rom?
     
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    Tried it, didn't work. Said unable to open program
     
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    the cart itself I want to know if savedatafiler even sees it first.
     
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    Can't open Savedatafiler in classic mode
     
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    Damn as I thought. I'm out of ideas as to how to do what you are trying to do.
     
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    I found save here: https://www.3ds-savegames.com/

    Lost as to what to do, unable to export and import...
    Guy on that site had to do it somehow... anyone know?