How to install DSiWare with HiyaCFW (No DSiMenu++)

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  1. Trash_Bandatcoot
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    The Nintendo DSi has somehow returned to the hacking scene, and as of now, no proper tools exist that can install DSiWare.
    This short tutorial will show you how to play DSiWare on the System Menu without DSiMenu++.

    DSiWare-Europe.

    Installing DSiWare (JeffRuLz's method) !!RECOMMENDED!!
    Installing DSiWare (MrJPGames' method)
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    Bonus: Connect to Wiimmfi on DSiWare
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    Great guide!
    One thing I can say about those games that boot into a white screen or won't load because of corrupt data, is that they require their own public.sav and won't boot without one, the easiest way I've been able to get one is by using DSiMenu++ to force-generate a sav file:
    Generating a usuable public.sav
     
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    Hang on, let me try that out! Maybe I can host Save Files on Mega.nz, because that is allowed!
     
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    Go for it! I haven't had any issues when creating saves this way, but oh gosh if you're going to do every game...well, good luck!
     
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    @Hoppy , I tested it with Four Swords, it first said the save file was corrupted (it deleted itself) and now I can play Four Swords!
    Thank you so much your this tip!

    Edit: Still a problem, the rom & save file got deleted after running the game :/
     
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    where can i get dsiware with *.nds format?
     
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    Sorry, can't tell you due to copyright protections.
    Asking for warez or sharing warez can get you banned because Nintendo is going on a rampage killing all copyrighted websites.
     
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    okay, i got it :(
     
  11. GavBak

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    I use NDS format, it sometimes auto creates save file but boots to white screen...any help would be amazing.

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    Are you sure it's a good NDS? Try to find a different archive.
     
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    Multiple different ones, verified to work via emulation.

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    US and US so they should be good. I have all the NDS in a file together, should I use folders to separate?

     
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    Also, do I relabel the save file to the NDS label

     
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    Umm, yes! That's how it's suppost to be. It now sounds like you're using DSiMenu++.
    Try using my method on installing DSiWare, maybe that will work.

    And question on your answer: No. Just place the public.sav file into your "data" folder.
     
  18. GavBak

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    nothing seems to work, DSIware++ is generating the sav files properly. My DSi seems to not show any loading lights or anything.
     
  19. Trash_Bandatcoot
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    Oh, weird. Still try my tutorial, or else I'm out of ideas.
     
  20. alexander1970

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    Hello :)

    I´ve an DSi with HiyaCFW + TWiLight Menu ++ on SD Card.

    Please help me to understand this:

    with this Tool(s) its possible to install a DSiware Game/Tool in .nds format (for example 0034 - Little Bit of... Brain Training, A - Arts Edition (Europe, Australia) (En,Fr,De,Es,It) (Rev 1) to the SD CARD (NAND).

    And with this done (i´ve tried Methode 1 + 2) you can boot into the ORIGINAL unmodified DSi Screen,there it is then the previously installed DSi Ware Game ?

    If this is so,i have no idea how this work.....i´ve done this and no DSi Ware ICON is there....:unsure:
    When i check the SD Card with Methode 1+2 it says it´s installed.:wacko:

    The .nds Files works in TWiLight.

    Thank you for reading.:grog:
     
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