Problem installing DevMenu

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  1. mrfires
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    So I downgraded today and got the CFW working and everything, but I found out I need to already have a demo or game already installed for the DevMenu to be installed. Am I screwed? I can't connect to the store to download anything.
     


  2. StriderVM

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    That part isn't requires anymore as far as I know.
     
  3. mrfires
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    The run.bat works just fine, but DevMenu never shows up on the home screen.
     
  4. StriderVM

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    Reboot, go back to CFW and reinstall devmenu again.
     
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    Now it seems to be unable to boot into CFW... shoot.
     
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    Got into CFW but now the run.bat is saying it cannot connect

    oh darn diddly.
     
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  9. StriderVM

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    Yeah, it's just so hard to install DevMenu, after that it's smooth sailing after that.

    I've already installed the CFW to 3 Classic 3DS units (Two Japanese and one US unit). It's always the DevMenu part.
     
  10. m0dm0use

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    is devmenu only for cfw? i remember seeing it launcher in the n3ds video, how would i go about doing this on the 2DS?
     
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    after installing it. I felt so happy. LOL I think there are certain conditions to be met, and even one condition will be missed.. you will get the failed to connect error.
     
  12. miamore

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    no.. gateway user can also DevMenu. its an application to install .cia files and File organizer for the 3ds. I dont know if 2ds is supported with CFW though
     
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    same method when installing to a normal 3ds
     
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    Is devmenu related to launching homebrew or just the stuff you mentioned?
     
  15. miamore

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    DevMenu is needed if you want to install "your legally owned bought" 3ds games on the SD card
     
  16. StriderVM

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    A 2DS cannot install the CFW as the CFW only works in a 4.5 FW. In which the 2DS cannot downgrade to. :)
     
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    Certain homebrew also have CIA files. It's really up to the homebrew maker to have a CIA version though.
     
  18. mrfires
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    Alright so I finally got everything working! But I've been thinking. Is there any real advantage to the CFW over Gateway? As I play around with the CFW some more, I'm finding more problems with it. For example, playing recent games can be a huge pain. I know there's ways to get emunand updated or whatever to the latest firmware on the CFW, but it's a huge hassle. That said, is it just easier to get a Gateway at this point?
     
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    You don't need the cfw if you have a Gateway (except if you want to extract your non 6.X retail cartdrige saves). The gateway is already compatible with devmenu/BigBlueMenu.
     
  20. miamore

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    yup.. I dont see what's the reason of people doing a tutorial "Installing CFW with Gateway" and people actually CFW their 3ds , I mean... what the hell will you do on CFW if you have a gateway??