How to backup/restore DS games? (retail)

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  1. Letrikov
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    I want to play Pokemon HeartGold on my retail cart.

    The events are over, but you can use Pokesav to edit your save file and put the event items in.

    How can I rip the save out of my HG, edit it, then inject it into the retail cart?

    I don't want to buy action replay

    Please tell me a safe method and a tutorial.
     
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    can someone please post a FULL method

    the method must show how to dump a save, and restore it

    please use pokemon hg/ss/b/w/bw2

    also try your method before posting
     
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    The thread I linked has links to specific tools (and threads about them) used for HG/SS, since the older tools don't work for them.

    EDIT: Also what's the filesize of the save file that you're dumping?
     
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    when i used sg-manager 0.30 the filesize was 510KB, which i ran through a converter to get 512KB
    when i used sg-manager 0.24 the filesize was 512KB like it should be

    i can dump the game

    just need to restore it
     
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    I badly need to do this, please someone help!
     
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    if you can not get the save

    you have 2 system so

    use a rom of the game and edit the save to get the event pokemon
    then trade to the real game
     
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    i don't want to do this
    i would really prefer using my legit retail carts

    and i know it is possible, others have done it
     
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    If you're willing to buy online, you can get many tools that can dump and flash saves. The R4i Savedongle has support for all DS that have an IR sensor in them.
     
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    rydian i have been looking all day and can't find out how

    team fail, i can't buy anything online
     
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    The download includes a PDF with all the instructions.
     
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    i've already read that before

    cmon rydian please tell me the answer D:

    all i want to do is restore the save file

    it's not illegal
     
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    No you didn't. Stop being lazy and don't lie to us.

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  18. Letrikov
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    i'm not lying friend

    i'm serious

    i read through all this

    i will try setting this all up again though

    please don't be angry or annoyed with me