R4isdhc Timebomb

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Dave_Chad, May 14, 2017.

  1. Dave_Chad
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    Just wondering do all these DS carts from the sites sponsor have a Timebomb that "bricks" them after two years?

    Is there a way to bypass it with softwares rather than changing date or is there a decent card that will actually last?

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  2. Oleboy555

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    U can use YSMenu or CFW will untimebomb it for you (I think)
     
  3. Dave_Chad
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    I suppose I'll try YSMenu?

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  4. BADDINOROX99

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    wait wtf flashcards brick your device after 2 years?
     
  5. Ominous66521

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    No cfw doesn't do anything for a timebomb.YSmenu only helps so much since games that are dsiware enhanced will freeze or have save issues unless you duel boot the stock kernel which means you only need to set the date back for Pokemon black and white.

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    Anything that can run the wood kernel natively is good to go.
     
  6. Zidapi

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    Nah, the flashcarts themselves brick, not the device you're using them on.
     
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    Sigh...and you're from 2002, why would you post such bs...
    Flashcarts don't brick, ever. You'll just get "update firmware" promt which you can get rid of by replacing firmware files with new ones, setting back the time or using ysmenu.
     
  8. Ominous66521

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    Saying it is a brick could just be a overstatement since setting the dateback is kind of annoying to the point where it's considered one,lel.
     
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    I have a R4i 3ds RTS cart that I've been using for 4 years now and had no problem with any kind of "Timebomb"
     
  10. BADDINOROX99

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    damn thanks for clarifying I was already hesitant to continue using mine since I bought it almost 2 years ago
    well looks like got some googling to do
     
  11. The Real Jdbye

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    That's a good one, one of the best on the market.
    @Dave_Chad If you're looking for a good DS flashcart without a timebomb, this is one: http://www.nds-card.com/ProShow.asp?ProID=149
     
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  12. Dave_Chad
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    Ah yeah that looks good but twice the price of the one I previously bought. I suppose it lasts though which helps.

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    The one you want is the one @The Real Jdbye mentioned. No time bomb, works fine on the latest SysNAND (with A9LH and Luma, even), etc.

    The price is frankly very cheap for a flashcard. If you spent half of that on another, chances are that one was garbage quality (as are most of the R4 clones).
     
  14. ScarletDreamz

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    i have never experimented that kind of problem with any flash card, are you referring to the "Expiration message?" or due the card completely bricks?
     
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    Doesn't brick iirc, it just refuses to boot if the date is newer than x.
     
  16. ScarletDreamz

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    Well, the easiest and cheapest fix its to change the 3DS/DS date, and starts working again. [Tested]
     
  17. laharl22

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    anyone have ysmenu for r4i sdhc 2017 please ?