Save data corruption since changing to .3dz

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  1. aofelix
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    Hey, i changed my fire emblem game to .3dz from .3ds

    Now it says my save file is corrupted.

    Is there anyway of fixing this issue other than restarting the save/game?
     
  2. Sketchy1

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    Change it back to 3dz, restore the save then dump it with jksm or savedatafiler. Then change the game to .3ds and restore the save.

    The corruption is caused due to the stored header data in the save of the .3ds, which is still present in the save when you converted the game file extension. Jksm or savedatafiler will restore the save the correct way, so you may continue your save
     
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  3. aofelix
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    Thanks

    The rom was originally .3ds, now its .3dz

    So I change it back to .3ds and restore the save? How do I use savedatafiler?

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    I converted back to 3ds, tried to start a new game and saved it. Have I now messed up my ROM completely so it can't extract any saves? :(
     
  4. chaser

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    I'm guessing that you're either using Gateway or SkyDS. You need to be running CFW in order to install and use savedatafiler or jksm.
     
  5. aofelix
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    gateway is what I'm using :)

    Can I not install savedatafiler through Big blue box?
     
  6. chaser

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    yes. that should work.
     
  7. evandixon

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    *.3dz files are exclusive to Gateway, which is itself a CFW.
     
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    Sure. The ability to install .cia files via Gateway is not as well documented / understood as other CFWs. OP does have BBM, so it should be possible.
     
  9. aofelix
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    It says in savedatafiler 'CTR Card -- broken -- '
     
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