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  1. Elechadram
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    What things do I need to fully set-up my Acekard 2i?

    The system I'm going to use is AKAIO. I've got a Nintendo DSi. My flashcart is an Acekard 2i.

    I was thinking I need the following things:

    Hardware

    -Nintendo DSi
    -Acekard 2i
    -MicroSD
    -MicroSD Card Reader

    Software

    -AKAIO v1.4.1 PROPER *Repack*
    -AK2/AK2i loader
    -Panasonic SD Formatter

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    What do I need more?
    Can someone complete the list?
     
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    It helps to have a DS or DS lite at hand, in case there is another crippling firmware update on the DSi.

    Otherwise all you need is a decent micro SD card (Sandisk, Kingston,...), and an Acekard 2i.

    From the software you just need the AKAIO repack 1.4.1 & the 30/5 loader (don't use the latest one, because it breaks soft reset, and doesn't fix much). The panasonic formatter is not really necessary tbh.
     
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    Aah, I forgot the MicroSD, thank you.

    And, what do you meant by the 'crippling firmware'? That's the Nintendo 1.4 firmware right? I already knew about that one.

    But, what is the latest loader? I just go here: Link and click at 'AK2/AK2i loader'. Does that matter anything, or is it good? Also, about that loader. Is it absolutely neccessary to have it or is it not?
     
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    Technically the 1/6 loader is the latest loader for the AKAIO. However that loader only fixes some problems with Animal Crossing, but on the other hand it breaks soft reset, so unless you need the fix, get a 30/5 loader, which you can get here: http://gbatemp.net/index.php?download=6106

    You may also want to update your cheat database, which can be found here: http://cheats.gbatemp.net/
     
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    The 1.4 Nintendo firmware update makes my Acekard 2i useless unless I update the bootloader? What's that? And why do I need another DS with version 1.3? Can you please explain it?

    And for the cheats database I already posted a question in this topic: Link
     
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    you need a micro sd card reader too [​IMG]
     
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    Bootloader is the core of every flashcart , it allows the cart to bypass Nintendo's copy protection measures. Unfortunately Nintendo has released a new 1.4 firmware, which makes bootloaders of all carts unusable, until you update. So that's why you need an older console (or dsi pre-1.4), because you have to run a file to update the Acekard's bootloader to the 1.4 version.

    TBH I never use cheats, so I can't really help you with the other question. I've just posted where you can find them.
     
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    Nice. Thank you. Well, anyway, thanks for helping me by giving the cheats link [​IMG]

    But, when updating the booth-thingy, do I need 2 DS/DSL/DSi-'s? or, can I just do it with my own DSi (pre 1.4)?

    And, where to get the update file? AKAIO right?
     
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    Did this really require a THIRD topic?

    Each topic we keep telling you EVERYTHING and you just keep posting more and more topics. This is not how you get answers, this is how you get BANNED.

    Read every single pixel of every single letter of everything word of THIS and THIS until you understand.
     
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    God help this guy!
    You need:
    Acekard 2i
    MicroSD
    Card Reader
    DSi

    To Update:
    DSi(with firmware1.3 or less) or a Ds LiteOr Phat
    The acekard update file

    Instructions:
    STEPS:

    Unzip 'AceKard 2i Update for DSi 1.4.rar' you will then have two files:

    Updating via DSi use : ak2ifw_update_14_DSi.nds
    Updating via DS Lite use : ak2ifw_update_14_DSL.nds

    Copy the file to the root of the Micro SD memory card.

    Place the Micro SD back into the AceKard 2i Card and insert into DSL/DSi Console

    Select the Micro SD Card icon (from the main operating system on the AceKard 2i Main Screen)

    Select the Firmware file ak2ifw_update_14_DSi.nds/ak2ifw_update_1 4_DSL.nds

    Follow the on screen instructions (Press Start to update)

    Complete!! You have a working AceKard 2i with DSi Firmware 1.4
     
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    So, they will ban me because I ask for help and explanation? No.

    If you hate me or can't stand me, why do you even bother posting in this topic? Do it somewhere else and not here.
     
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    Thanks man, I appreciate it.
     
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    No, people get banned for spamming. Posting the same topic more than once on purpose is spam.
     
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    It isn't the same topic. It's just a topic about asking what I need to play with roms on an Acekard 2i with a NDSi, nothing else.

    And now back to my last post.
     
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    Thanks man, I appreciate it.
     

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