Is it recommended to keep the 3ds off the net if using a flashcard?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by andyd, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. andyd
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    I think I read that Nintendo will automatically update the system if there is an update available. Sounds like it makes sense not to leave the 3DS online?
     
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    I don't think there's anything to worry about until the hack is released -- which seems a ways down the road.

    if that day comes:
     
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    Do you mean a hack to play 3ds roms? But wouldn't an update also disable flashcards like the r4?
     
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    Member BlueStar GBAtemp Psycho!

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    You're prompted to install the update. The warning screen says you have to plug the 3DS into a power supply and get permission from an adult if you're under 18, hence no automatic updates.
     
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    Ok thanks guys
     
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    I actually use netflix and my DS2 at the same time. I haven't had any forced updates yet.
     
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    I'm a superstitious person. So I keep my wifi off when i'm using my flashcart and press the A button rapidly when i'm capturing Pokemon.
     
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