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How to region unlock your Nintendo 64

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  1. How to region unlock your Nintendo 64, Top Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the expansion pack cover by pushing in the tab and pulling out.

  2. How to region unlock your Nintendo 64: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • If your system uses a jumper pack, the same procedure applies to remove it.

    • A small spoon can be used in place of a spudger.

    • Lever the expansion pack out using a metal spudger.

  3. How to region unlock your Nintendo 64: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the six screws on the bottom side indicated in the example with a gamebit head or screwdriver.

  4. How to region unlock your Nintendo 64: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two front feet of the N64.

  5. How to region unlock your Nintendo 64: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Rotate to top side up and lift off top cover.

  6. How to region unlock your Nintendo 64, How to region unlock your Nintendo 64: step 6, image 1 of 2 How to region unlock your Nintendo 64, How to region unlock your Nintendo 64: step 6, image 2 of 2
    • Flip the top over and locate the two screws that hold the current slot in place.

    • Remove the slot with a normal Phillips head screwdriver.

    • To install the new slot, simply place the new slot in the same location as the old one.

    • Ensure that the new slot aligns with the opening on the top of the console.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order and enjoy your region-unlocked console.

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If you don't want to buy a region-unlocked tray, there are two black, square-shaped nubs under the gray cartridge slot covers that can be sanded off with a Dremel tool or sandpaper.

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