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NDS Backup Tool Slot2

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NDS Backup Tool Slot2
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General
Author(s)Rudolph
TypeUtilities
Version0.4
LicenceMixed
Links
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A DS rom/save dumper for DLDI supporting GBA slot flashcarts.

Installation

  1. Download and extract file
  2. DLDI patch .nds file and copy it to the root directory of the card

User guide

In menu follow instructions on inserting cart. To dump the rom, save dumping and restoration is on the menus before this.

Wait for dump to finish (a 32 Megabyte/ 256Megabit rom goes roughly at the rate of 1% every 2-3 seconds).

The name of the SAV file that is created automatically: GameTitle_GamecodeRomVer.sav, sv1 ~ sv9. If all files are present, the oldest file overwrite will be overwritten.

Controls

R (twice) - dump the rom

L/R - switch to Save Backup/Save Restore/Rom Backup

Save Backup:

A - update the contents of the SAVE as a backup of ROM
B - SAV to create a new file, make a backup of the contents of the SAVE of ROM

Save Restore:

A - SAVE the ROM to restore to (write),
B - initialized with 0xFF the SAVE area of ROM

Rom Backup:

A - updated as a backup with the contents of the dumped ROM
B - NDS create a new file, make a backup of the contents of the dumped ROM

Common:

X - replacement of the NDS ROM Slot-1
Start - exit program

Media

Known issues

Slow when file size is large.

Compatibility

Tested on Acekard2i

EZ flash IV updated with software