Preowned Parental Pin

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  1. BouncyAssassin
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    Bought a pre-owned 3DS, but they left a parental PIN in it -.-
    Tried calling nintendo, but they're Mon-Fri numbers, any other way to remove a parental pin?
    Any help is apprectiated, thanks.
     
  2. ACWWFAN

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    Nope. You're going to have to wait until Monday to call, and get a master key.
     
  3. CortalRage

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    Heh its digits 0-9, and four number combination, if push comes to shove, write them all out [​IMG] Thats how I crack my friends itouch
     
  4. Fishaman P

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    When I sent in my DSi that had broken shoulder buttons, it came back with the buttons (temporarily) fixed and the PIN removed.

    So maybe overuse the shoulder buttons and send it in?
     
  5. Ikki

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    I lol'd

    Isn't there a way to reset it to factory thingy?
     
  6. soulx

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    Like ACWWFAN said, you'll have to wait until the phone line is available.

    You could try this but it's for the Wii parental control system. It might work.
    http://wii.marcansoft.com/parental.wsgi

    @CortalRage:
    That's a horrible idea.
    There are 10,000 (10*10*10*10) possible number combinations.
     
  7. DeMoN

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    Try the usual stuff (0000, 1111, 1234, etc.). Also, isn't there a secret question? Tell us it, and we'll help you guess it.
     
  8. BouncyAssassin
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    Alright [​IMG]
    And yeah Cortal and Fisha, they both sound like good ideas.. [​IMG]
    Don't think so Ikki, and maybe soul [​IMG]
    Thanks all

    Posts merged

    Demon, question was; What did you name your first pet? [​IMG]
     
  9. DeMoN

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  10. BouncyAssassin
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    Thanks [​IMG] try em all
     
  11. TheDreamLord

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    try all of em... fido max the usual shit lol
     
  12. DeMoN

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    Only problem is if they lock you from guessing after 3 failed tries or something like that. If that's the case then you're screwed. [​IMG]
     
  13. Melee54

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    Lol. But it could have been a cat or a bird... Or a moose.
     
  14. BouncyAssassin
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    Got it now, 1234 xD
     
  15. Melee54

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    You didn't think of trying that before posting? Haha. Gotta' do the usual 0000, 1234, etc...
     
  16. BouncyAssassin
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    Yeah but I did it after posting [​IMG] And yeah I tried 1111 first [​IMG]
     
  17. wiibob

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    I'm curious, where did you buy this used 3ds? Gamestop? Ebay? If so i was going to say contact the seller or trade it into the store for another.
     
  18. muckers

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    For future reference, stores are supposed to reset the pins and disable them before they sell them (for this exact scenario - it might not be as easy as 1234!).

    We're supposed to ring Nintendo if there is a pin, give them a serial number and some other info and they give us a reset code for it all.