r4i gold and TimeBomb

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  1. Arubaro
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    As the title says, I have a flashcard from this site

    http://r4i-gold.eu
    (The one that do not have the 3DS tag)

    Right now they still release new updates to stop that time bomb effect, but I was wondering if there is anything I can do to boot directly into YsMenu or something, as right now, I can only use YsMenu (ysmenu? ttmenu? I don't even know if they're the same, sorry) by booting the official firmware and launching It as a .nds

    I've seen similar threads but with other R4 clones, but it's really confusing because there are so many of them that I don't ever know which words/terms/models/firmware should I use to look information for this flashcard... I would appreciate a little help on this issue at least.

    I tried renaming the TTMenu.dat to R4.dat, but did not work, It only gave me a white screen with a "Menu?" on the upper screen.

    Here is what I have inside the microSD right now.
    Every firmware only have these folders minus the TTMenu one and the R4.dat file.

    Thanks in advance.
     

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  3. Arubaro
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    I have never messed up with NDS on the 3DS... would you mind to explain more or less how it works?
    I mean, just install the twloader and configure it to load the ysmenu in some way?
     
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    Place the YSMENU.ini file in sd/roms/flashcard/nds/YSMENU.ini
     
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    That's right. Install twloader by scanning the two qr code (GUI and TWL NAND SIDE), then create a YSMENU.ini file, and write in it:

    [FLASHCARD-ROM]
    NDS_PATH = YSMENU.nds
    BNR_TEXT1 =YS Menu
    BNR_TEXT2 =ROM launcher
    BNR_TEXT3 =Not Nintendo

    Then, place it in sd_of_your_3ds/roms/flashcard/nds/YSMENU.ini
    You need to place the YSMENU.nds file in the root of your flashcard sd card.

    Then, launch twloader, push start and select game location: flashcard. Select YSmenu
     
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  7. Arubaro
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    Arubaro Soulspace Guardian

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    I tried using that R4.dat, but I got the same "Menu?" error mentioned on my post. I did not mention wood because I remember looking for a version compatible with my flashcard, but I did not find any

    As it modifies the TWL_NAND, sould I dump a backup of the original first?
     
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    Not needed. Just install it. If you want, make a backup of your nand.
     
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    I did it.
    I have a little problem at first
    (when I pressed START button to change game location to flashcard, then selected start, it goes to a loop or kinda)
    but I solved it jus configuring all as you said and then renaming my TTMenu.nds to YsMenu.nds,
    So I can boot the firmware I wanted without "going through" the original R4 firmware

    Thank you guys!
     
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    You can stop the loop by holding the B button.
     
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