How To Set Up A EZ 3 in 1?

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  1. complex209
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    can some1 give me a tutorial on how to make this work with my r4
     
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  4. complex209
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    anyone else just more detailed
     
  5. Diablo1123

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    Did you read the readme for ExpLoader?
     
  6. complex209
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    yes but i dont know what that stuff means.......plus i thought you had to get other files not just the gba loader file or do u just need that
     
  7. seedvt

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    Readme clearly says to make 2 folders on the root of your SD card, GBA_SIGN and GBA_SAVE

    You need to dldi patch the GBA ExpLoader app with the proper dldi for your flashcart unless it auto patches.
     
  8. Tanas

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    GBA Exploder automatically makes the folders GBA_SIGN and GBA_SAVE.
    And the R4 has auto dldi.
     
  9. complex209
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    arent there files that i need to put in my micro sd card before i use the ez 3 in 1 flash or is gba exploader all i need?
     
  10. seedvt

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    You just need the ExpLoader, the two folders, and the GBA roms.
     
  11. complex209
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    what two folders?
     
  12. Eon-Rider

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    If you just looked a few posts ago, you'd know.
     
  13. Spaceman016

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    Ill make a quick Basic TUT

    on your SD card make 3 folders i use.
    GBA_SIGN - This folder is where the 3in1 will store game data
    GBA_SAVE - This folder is where the 3in1 will store your game saves
    GBA Roms - This is where you put your GBA games

    I have GBA Exploader into the root of my SD for convinience

    ok now you have ur games ready and your gba_exploader, run gba_exploader from your DS

    1. you should have a blue color GUI and be able to search your folders to find your GBA roms now
    2. select your game and press A to run (all the options are given to you on the bottom screen)
    3. if you want to use your 3in1 cart to act as a normal GBA cartridge press the R button on your DS this will switch your screen from blue (PSRAM mode) to green (NOR mode) and L to go back to PSRAM mode.

    so you have 2 basic ram modes
    PSRAM will write to the 3in1 cart faster but will lose your rom when the DS powers off (wont lose your saves though)
    NOR will write a bit slower but after powering off your DS the game will stay loaded acting as a normal GBA cart

    Tried to keep this simple hope this helps
     
  14. soujiroseta

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    hi there, I recently bought an ez 3 in 1, and I put a game in NOR. What I wanted to know is how can i make a backup of my savegame? Is it easy to restore the savegame even if I change the game in NOR???
     
  15. seedvt

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    By using GBA ExpLoader in NOR mode, you can write the SRAM to a SAV file onto your Slot 1 card, as well as load a SAV file from the Slot 1 onto the SRAM.

    You just have to be careful not to mix them up as they are similarily worded.