How I dump 3DS games without using the 3DS itself?

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  1. ElementalYveltalRuler
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    Hi there. I copied and pasted the Nintendo 3DS folder to my PC. But, I can't find a Windows PC program to dump the encrypted 3DS games to CXI, which are used to be emulated on Citra. All reccomendations I got is that I need a 3DS. I need to Update my 3DS to keep collecting original digital games, digital demos and DLC's to load them on Citra without buying the games next time I buy a 3DS. Can you suggest a video or a program to dump 3DS encripted games through PC, please?
     


  2. Seriel

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    I don't think its possible at the moment, you could always borrow a hacked 3ds off someone else, but who knows
     
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    I use the 1.4 version of 3DS, I want to collect 3DS Digital Games to dump them later on when Eshop discontinues.
     
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    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    No, you can't. You must have 3DS to do that. No exceptions whatsoever. I asked before. :(
     
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    Is something stopping me to decrypt my games from PC?

    Dang, I can't dump from PC then... neither convert.

    I shouldn't update my console.... but.... I bought the newest Yo-kai 2 games last week... I regret to do it.
     
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    We don't have all of the required keys yet (they're in the bootrom, and the bootrom isn't publicly dumped yet).
     
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    Can a Bootrom be turned on when I try to convert the game from PC.
    Can I put the games I had from the same 3DS with two SDHC cards into one?
     
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    What you're asking makes no sense. The bootroms are part of the 3DS CPUs and aren't something you can "turn on" directly. They contain secret information that tell the 3DS how it can decrypt games, and we don't have that information yet. The bootroms cannot be removed or used externally.
     
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    So there is one thing I want to ask.

    I have two SDHC cards linked to my 3DS. Can I delete my games from one of my three SDHC cards to install again in a new one? Can't I just move the games externally from PC as backed up, not dumped into my SDHC from 3DS?
     
  10. rotebrotobias

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    You can use powersaves for 3DS to dump the game I believe.
     
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    Please give up. Don't waste your time. You can't. You must have 3DS to dump the games and thats the only way, period. :)
     
  12. Robz8

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    Does your 3DS have Luma CFW?
     
  13. ElementalYveltalRuler
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    No

    So i'll search how to dump games with Powersaves. If I like the tutorial, I'll use it, thanks.
     
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    If you haven't updated your 3DS, follow this guide to install CFW+A9LH:
    https://3ds.guide/
    then you'll be able to dump games via Decrypt9.
     
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    Yeah good luck with that
     
  16. ElementalYveltalRuler
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    Powersaves can only backup and restore saves, not Games.


    No, but can I install Luma instead of Homebrew Launcher from Smealum without CFW?
     
  17. Columbo2811

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    No not on 11.4
     
  18. Robz8

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    No. You'll need to follow the guide I posted earlier.
     
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    I can wait until a new homebrew launcher comes out to 1.4 and use decrypt9 to dump my games.

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    Which sections in the decrypt9 menu can I dump Virtual Console, DSi Ware and Demos?
     
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    Should be: Content Decryptor Options>SD File Options>SD CXI Dumper (Sys/EmuNAND dir).