New To DS, Acekard, AKaio

Discussion in 'Acekard' started by graltok, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. graltok
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    graltok Newbie

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    Hello everyone, got a 8gb miniSD and acekard 2 and a DS (in that order) and been playing around with it for less than week. Wow easy enough! AKAIO firmware seems quite reliable and easy to use.

    Ok first question is their an easy way to remove the health warning screen?

    Second is there a way to auto-load the acekard? Never used my DS without it and don't see why I would.

    I have set up Wi-Fi using tetris is it safe to play wifi game on the network using akaio firmware (or any type of emulation for that matter)?


    Thanks
     
  2. Another World

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    short of flashing your nds firmware with 'flashme' there is a trick that you can do with pulling out the battery or something. its a soft-mod for skipping the h&s screen.

    you can set your nds to boot your slot1 in the firmware. that way it auto boots your acekard. i think you can bypass this and get back to the main firmware loading screen by holding start (or is it A?).

    as for wifi, there is no risk running your nds, akaio, or the acekard on wifi. it won't break anything. it can't get you banned from nintendo wifi. the only risk (well as some feel) is the cheap wep security. the wep wiki talks about how you can crack a wep key in less than a minute if you know how. personally i wouldn't worry unless your neighbor is a script-kiddy who doesn't like to pay for internet service.

    personally i use wep with a key, and mac address filtering.

    any more questions be sure to check out the akaio wiki (linked in my sig).

    -another world
     
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    graltok Newbie

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    I've read the wiki, but I didn't have specific answers to my questions.

    Thanks

    Ok I guess I'll try the battery and setup thingy later.


    I can't find the option to auto load the acekard.. I only find the one to autoload last game played when entering the acekard.

    Well I don't have a setup to use wi-fi at my house but I catch a network from a neighbor.. lol
     
  4. the_joeba

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    If you flash your ds (no battery pulled out, but you take off the cover), you can put a modified version of the firmware that has no health screen. This was done in the past when all homebrew was run from slot 2 and needed a passkey or firmware hack.
     
  5. Another World

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    the nds firmware options, not the acekard firmware.

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  6. graltok
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    Told you i was a newb with a DS ... but it's done & done .. I now open teh DS and it auto-load in akaio ... [​IMG]

    Tx
     
  7. DaMummy

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    minisd doesnt fit into acekard, nor to they make 8gb minisd's
     
  8. Vague Rant

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    Start was correct, AW; another shortcut is holding B, which boots GBA mode instead of autobooting SLOT-1.
     
  9. Ventus

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    I just ordered an Acekard AK2i, and I thought it would be appropriate to ask this question in an already existing thread:

    I've used an R4 for like ... two years or something. And does the SAV-files the R4 has created work on the Acekard? My guess would be "yes, of course", but I want to be absolutely certain to avoid replaying it all... ;-P
     
  10. g.crow

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    saves will work

    cheers
     
  11. Ventus

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    Thanks for an extremely rapid answer!
    That most definitely abated my concern.
    [​IMG]
     
  12. g.crow

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    np mate.

    make sure to set the savefile extension to ".sav" within the akaio menu (or rename all your saves to .nds.sav)
     
  13. Ventus

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    I will!
    Hopefully I'll receive it in two days. Is it much that differentiates it from the R4 by the way? Except for ROM-compatibility and frequent updates?
     
  14. Another World

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    read the akaio wiki (see my sig) to see what your acekard will do that your r4 could not.

    -another world
     
  15. landan

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    yeah acekard (official firmware atleast) will play my R4 saves (just bought an acekard2).

    i had to rename them from .SAV to .nds.sav (note the case) for the official acekard firmware.

    but i also back up all my sav's to my PC and you should too [​IMG]
     
  16. Smiths

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    fuck you landan
     
  17. m-p{3}

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    Nice welcome message [​IMG]
     
  18. privateers69

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    For him, It is a nice welcome.. Notice only one obscenity?
     
  19. graltok
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    graltok Newbie

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    I'll keep asking in my newb thread...

    Which slot-2 card would be best bet with my acekard (akaio firmware)?

    Only interested in playing some GBA game like the Final Fantasy...

    Tx
     
  20. geek_power

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    EZ flash 3 in 1 is a good choice, and it is natively supported by AKAIO.