Please confirm this for me

Discussion in 'Other Flashing Hardware & Software' started by mflo, Feb 23, 2007.

  1. mflo
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    The serial number on the back of your DS Lite has nothing to do with your success in flashing, right?
    I have a UG1.
     
  2. juggernaut911

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    UG4!!! but never rtried to flash... although Nintendo might of changeds hardware (if who's evers is newer), it could be by all means possible... and hackable! [​IMG]
     
  3. mflo
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    I'm scared to flash now.... What should I do? Should I just go ahead and try to flash it? Do you think that Nintendo changed the hardware?
     
  4. science

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    Just get a slot 1 solution if thats an option. They're cheaper and easier to use.
     
  5. Magus19

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    Yeah I wouldn't flash a DSlite, it's more risky than the old DS and with Slot-1 flashcarts, which are better than slot-2 one, it's a risk not worth it.
     
  6. mflo
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    I just want protection from brickers TT.TT and by protection, I mean I want to be able to restore my firmware if I ever get a bricker. And I have an R4, Not right now, But it will be delivered tomorrow.

    @Magus, What do you mean when you say it's riskier? Is it because it's smaller and the parts are closer together?
     
  7. mflo
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    I'm not afraid of shorting the SL1, It's just that I'm afraid Nintendo changed something in the Lite to make it incompatible with FlashMe. And god dammit, The screw to the battery is so damn small, I need a tiny ass screw driver now...

    Edit: Nvm, Took a knife and dulled it down on some concrete and opened my batter cover. I see how small the hole is now, I'll still try it.
     
  8. friedchicken

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    this is a bit shady but you can try it
    if you get a bricker, invest in a tri-wing screw
    infer the rest =)
     
  9. mflo
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    I see what you mean, Would be easier to flash with the whole thing open eh? Now that I've looked at the hole from different angles, I can see the metal on the left side that connects to the screw thingy on the right hole. What about the right side of the SL1 Hole? Is there anything there?
     
  10. dOoBiX

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    The right side of the SL1 hole has the screw. It's kind of hard to reach that screw from the SL1 hole... so you don't really have to worry about that.
     
  11. slayerspud

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    Just flash it. Don't get why people say it is hard. I just stuck a screwdriver into my Ds lite keeping it straight and everything was fine.
     
  12. adgloride

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    All I used was a tooth pick, covered it in foil and then used insulation tape and just left it showing the tip of the foil. I just need to put it SL1 slot and it flashes. Whatever you use to flash it, just be on the safe side and insulate everything but the tip.
     
  13. science

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    Oops sorry delete this post
     
  14. science

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    I shoved a wad of tinfoil in it and it worked. It's not hard. Don't bother though, just don't download from shady sites and there will be no need for flashing.
     
  15. zone97

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    I just flashed and then unflashed a brand new DSL... Unflashed you asked? Got an R4 for the new unit. NO need for flash anylonger.. I'm not worryed about malicious code. Hardly ever use homebrews.
     
  16. mflo
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    Wow, I flashed my DS, It wasn't hard at all, yay!
     
  17. bobrules

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    I won't flash it cause I see no reason to right now.
     
  18. jaxxster

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    Serial numbers have nothing to do with i dont think, i flashed a pink ds lite that was brought in mid november and a white dsl that was brought a week before xmas. Flashing isnt hard, as long as u insulate your tool well and keep a steady hand, as soon as u get to 2% and past you're home safe because if you shot it after 2% u can recover....Although i dont think you can recover if flashing from a slot 1 card can you??