why should i downgrade 9.0 to 4.5

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  1. aenoch
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    aenoch GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    my 9.0 systemnand is unlinked from 9.5 emu. I do not ever use my systemnand so it just sits there

    will i gain anything from downgrading.

    i know saves wont work acrossed nands i only play in emunand

    will i still need to get into gateway mode using wifi?


    If you downgraded what was your reason to do so?
     


  2. Arkansaw

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    because mset
     
  3. mikefor20

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    On 4.x you can get to gateway mode without WiFi, using NDS Profile exploit. A lot easier. Plus your blue gateway will be unblocked so you can use it to play DS games. Well worth it to me.
     
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    aenoch GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    my wife is using the blue card on her dsi at the moment. and ds cards work on 9.0 with the time warp thing so thats not a plus. using gateway without wifi is intrestng tho. i would be able to block wifi on 4,5 so if she wanted to play her dsi gateway games on my 3ds when im at work. she couldnt accidently upgrade.
     
  5. thorasgar

    thorasgar Checkout my evil Soon-in-atorâ„¢

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    You can block wifi on any FW version to keep it from upgrading. What is a "dsi gateway" game?
     
  6. gamesquest1

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    positives
    Offline gateway access (or more accurately none network based)
    negatives
    needing to enter gateway classic mode to use retail carts for games above 4.x
    any existing retail games that use 6.x save encryption will loose their saves after the downgrade(this applies even if you boot into 9.x classic mode)

    if you don't have any retail games, or only own older titles or simply do not care about your existing saves on retail carts that use 6.x save encryption, then there is no reason not to downgrade really
     
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    CFW, for me.

    I don't have Gateway.
     
  8. Kenneth196

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    Also to point out OP, if you have a N3DS, then don't downgrade just to take advantage of doing the exploit offline. You can do it offline with CN (not sure about the legend of zelda method. Didn't read up on that). You will need internet for the 1st time with CN but not after that.
     
  9. HarEllis6202

    HarEllis6202 GBATemp OldFag

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    No benefit for me I have android and use go gateway so for me downgrading is a good way to have all of your 7.x saves get corrupted and deleted. Or to not be able to spoof a game for cfw. I get that people like 4.5 for mset but that in itself isn't worth it for me. Or ntr or pretty much any common answer.
     
  10. thorasgar

    thorasgar Checkout my evil Soon-in-atorâ„¢

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    I could have missed something along the way but I don't think it is possible to downgrade a n3ds to 4.x.
     
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  11. aenoch
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    Roms
     
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    Garro Pendulum of souls!

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    Not to mention, MSET takes slightly longer to boot than the Browser (Tapping config and going to DS Profile compared to a single tap in the Internet Browser). Personally I use the 3DS inside my house most of the time, or I leave with the 3DS in sleep mode so needing internet has never been a problem to me. o:
     
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  13. pokemoner2500

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    I downgraded the second I got my GW, didn't care about smash save and pokemon i just use ram to save and imported my pokemon and trainer information into the community save. I don't always have internet so I wanted mset immediatly!
     
  14. GhostLatte

    GhostLatte Yet Another Shitposter

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    So that you can load the GW exploit without Internet :)
     
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    Right, but he hasn't downgraded yet so if MSET is the only advantage he may as well wait.
     
  18. GhostLatte

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    If he wants to get a GW exploit without Internet right now, his only option is downgrading.
     
  19. MattKimura

    MattKimura 3DS & WiiU Enthusiast

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    Another advantage of 9.x: The ability to use the ACNL Ram editor. Wish I never downgraded my friend's 3DS. But then she likes her DS games so I guess it was worth it.
     
  20. aenoch
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    aenoch GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    What does the ram editor do. If its for cheats. Then i dont need it. I have a cia of that game but havent started playing it yet