1. cid xiv

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    So what present age of chance is there that I'll brick my 3ds now that we have found out they are bricking cards again?
    Will using a custom header/region free fix increase the chance of bricking?
    Why did I have to find out about this just after I ordered it
     
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    Did you order a DSTWO+ if not you have nothing to worry about :gba:
     
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    I never understood what caused the brick , if you used another flashcard than Gateway they brick your console ?
     
  4. cid xiv

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    Nope but I read you can't use the region fee fix because it has a high chance of triggering the brick?
    And will using CFW trigger the brick? Cos that's how I'm going to use cubic ninja iv already got the CIA for it
     
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  6. cid xiv

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    Thanks for the help.....
     
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    Basically clones of gateway were just stealing their launcher.dat so gateway, after warning consumers to only use the launcher.dat with a legitimate gateway card, put some code in their launcher that would check if your using a gateway card or not. If you're not then it attempts to brick your system. Totally understandable, consumers should do some basic research (especially when working with system hacks of any kind) and flash cart manufacturers should grow a pair and actually work on their own system rather than ripping gateways years of work.
     
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    so that means i should be right using cfw and the gateway?
     
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    If you're using a CFW, it's not a problem

    If you're using the actual gateway card, it's not a problem

    If you're using a gateway clone, it's a problem
     
  10. cid xiv

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    ok what about using the region free fix? people have sait that could trigger it, is that true?
    also thanks for the help man im trying not to be a noob. but its hard.
     
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    Not sure, I've never had to use it for anything

    Also, despite what some users might say on here, asking questions is never a bad thing, especially when multiple people are saying different things :P
     
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    oh so the gateway can play games out of your systems region natively?
    i rely wanna play the new monster hunter/ all the other jap games that localized yet/wont every be
     
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    *insert rage post that totally derails the thread to throw rocks at you because you agree about "walmart" pissing on your groceries after they saw you the other day shopping at "target" for the best deals*
     
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    Gateway has been region free for a long time, there's no point in using the region free fix anymore. But yes, editing the gateway launcher in any way will cause a brick.
     
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    That's a bad comparison though....if you're gonna derail a thread at least put some effort in
     
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    Fixed that for you. Randomly changing the Launcher will not cause a brick. Try it!
     
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  17. cid xiv

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    sorry im new as fuck man just ordered my gateway today, so is there much that edits the gateway launcher? or any CFW that you recommend? I would like one to install my cia of cubic ninja so i can install my gateway card, also i have a n3ds if that helps

    also if this is going to get derailed ill put my 2 cents in, yes its wrong as fuck that gateway is doing this but they have a right to protect what they worked on but not to go as far to brick and essentially destroy peoples consoles because other developers are hacks
     
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    If you're planning on using gateway on an N3DS, as far as I know (I haven't followed recent developments much), the best way is to downgrade your mset so you can launch gateway via system settings.

    As for how to do that without a copy of OOT/CN, I can't be of much help there since I used an actual copy of CN but this guide looks somewhat relevant.

    https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-how-to-install-a-cfw-on-a-9-0-9-2-n3ds-without-cn-oot.398394/



    Anyway back off-topic. If someone wants to start hacking systems, they should at least start to obtain a basic understanding before they do so. At the very least they should research their options rather than blindly buying something. So ya the fault lies with the people who refuse to inform themselves and with the people who rip off gateway.
     
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    thats why i was making a reference saying "insert here" because i was not putting an effort on it..
    i was just making a joke about how the "community" usually reacts like if they were KKK to people that agrees with gatebricks.. (or when they want free hax)
     
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    *insert criticism about lack of effort*
     
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