How to Get Your M3i 0 Working

Discussion in 'M3 Adapter' started by elixirdream, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. elixirdream
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    elixirdream GBAtemp Legend

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    Download the m3i zero upgrade process user manual from gamekool *CLICKY*
    Review by iwakura and read iwakura's review if you wonder how to plug in the cable :- http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=167833

    where is f_core.dat
     


  2. DeltaBurnt

    DeltaBurnt I'm bored

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    So basically f_core.dat is what updates when you use the USB thingy?

    Also thanks for the link ^^
     
  3. g6team

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    Ya, you only need to use the M3i Zero Core once to flash it during first boot.
     
  4. lilaznkilla

    lilaznkilla GBAtemp Regular

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    Do you really need to format the micro SD, can't you just put the f_core.dat onto your previous M3 REAL micro and start the flashing?.
     
  5. iwakura

    iwakura HHNNNNNNGGGG

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    yeah, you can, they just add that on to make sure it's a clean installation, but you can skip it.
     
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    elixirdream GBAtemp Legend

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    as mentioned by iwakura you don't need to [​IMG]
    same here.. i didn't even format~! just drag the firmware (sakura,m3) and the f_core.dat into the root of my SD card
    after that, follow the instruction [​IMG]
    it is a very simple and short process
     
  8. dsrules

    dsrules GBAtemp Psycho!

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    would the M3i Zero work on a DSLite without flashing it with f_core.dat? or it is a must for it to work on any versions of DS?
     
  9. dudereno

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    Its a must. Its ships as a blank card. So to use it on any DS/DSL/DSI, it has to be flashed.

    I presume M3 have done this is order to get past over zealous custom checks in certain countries.
    The card holds no data that may infringe copyright laws, unlike some other DSi compatible cards. *cough* DSTTi *cough*
     
  10. Sandman00009

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    i dont have my M3i Zero but i will be getting it sometime next week hopefully but where is the f_core.dat?
     
  11. rockstar99

    rockstar99 Hi

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    where do i get f_core.dat
     
  12. BoxShot

    BoxShot Chiyo-chan :3

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  13. elixirdream
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    elixirdream GBAtemp Legend

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    hahahaha [​IMG]
    thanks for that [​IMG]
    i will add that to the first post
     
  14. gamekool

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    good work..man..and you have checked out the information very quickly... [​IMG]
     
  15. bach3609

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    Well if i were you, i would've formatted my micro sd first, just in case the file system was like corrupted or something.
    you know what i mean(brick the m3i card....maybe?) [​IMG]
     
  16. Placeholder

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    Just use windows' repair thing that pops up when you plug the reader in. Worked perfectly for fixing mine.

    Sakura swore at me first attempt, plugged it into windows, did repair, then it worked perfectly.
     
  17. Sandman00009

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    i just got my M3i Zero today i followed this it works great but the usb read that came with it doesnt work for some reason.
     
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  19. Sandman00009

    Sandman00009 GBAtemp Regular

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    i dont need a new one i got two others from my r4 and my m3 real [​IMG]


    EDIT:i got it to work [​IMG]
     
  20. Placeholder

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    That's good [​IMG] It'd be a shame not to be able to use it for another few days.