Reflashing Bootleg GBA Games?

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  1. xXLuigi64Xx
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    Alright, so I've been looking around for an answer for a little while, and can't quite find one. I was curious if there is anyway to overwrite a counterfeit/bootleg/fake GBA game with another rom using a DS? This is just an idea, but It'd be really cool to see this work.
     
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    I'm not sure by using the DS, but there is a product that can reflash some bootleg carts
     
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    cool.
     
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    Please msg with link to said product. I have been interested in this for a while as my friend has a fake pokemon red that has broken save functionality and I want to recycle the cart somehow
     
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    Oh look it says it works with GB Camera!

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    Sooooooo... ...anybody actually tried it with the DS? I mean in theory, it might could work.
     
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    Well, there is no software, you cannot throw hardware at other hardware and expect it to do what you want
     
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    For the most part, no. But maybe, just maybe, someone will make something like Rudolph's GBA Save Manager, but with ROMS. We can only hope. Or maybe ask really nicely.
     
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    My EZFAs are flashed by hooking up a special USB cable to the GBAs. Would be cool if they developed a cheap solution for those who own a GBA and want to flash without needing another device. The downside is the speed, its slow as hell.
     
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    I just bought one of those bootleg pokemon crystal carts from aliexpress, is there a way to flash a different gb rom to it?
     
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    I actually JUST tried that, unfortunately it simply says something like "unrecognized cart" maybe if we could just modify it to make it think there's a real flashcart in the GBA slot, we could get by. Any help with this would be appreciated, as I have absolutely no idea how I would get this to work.