Maxon fan instructions

Nintendo claims that Kid Icarus uses hardware-dependent passwords and the codes for the NES cartridge version need an actual NES console for them to work. When the game was released on the Wii and Wii U Virtual Consoles and the NES Classic Edition, the game used different passwords. I think it's bulls***, for various reasons: 1. I was able to use it successfuly with the NES Mini back in the days with no problem but I can't seem to make it work with the SNES Mini (v. 2.21d). When I try to install the driver, the CMD tells me "NES Mini not found, sorry" and refuse to install any driver (also, I tried to boot it on FEL mode just to be...