Help! I have a 3ds Question about CFW

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  1. Dsmith4982
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    is there a software hack to install CFW on a new 3ds on stock 11.5? I have cubicninja and i can get homebrew to load from it but idk what to do from there please help.
     
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    On stock 11.5, you have three options:
    - Hardmod (requires soldering skill or someone you know that can do it)
    - DSiWareHax (requires a second N3DS that already has CFW)
    - NTRBootHax (requires an AceKard 2i or a R4i Gold RTS 3DS flashcart)
    You can find info for every method here: https://3ds.guide/get-started-(new-3ds)
     
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    You either need a hardmod, or a second console that's already hacked and either an exploitable DSiWare title or an Acekard2i or R4i flashcard. There's no way to get custom firmware on your current version without one of these.
    It should be noted that ntrboothax still requires a secondary, hacked system to setup the card.
     
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    Not if you have access to powersaves. Although it's still in the process of being finalized
     
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    The easiest way is DSIWareHax, i finished it today on my N2DSXL
     
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    The problem with DSiware is you have to have a second 3DS with CFW already. The OP might want to try NtrBootHax once someone starts selling modded carts.
     
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    Sure but NtrBootHax is not a working method right now so there is only DSiware or Hardmod.

    I borrowed my sisters O3DSXL (it was still Stock 4.5 =P) installed CFW on it. Bought Sudoku game in eShop for 1.99€ and done.
    So he can wait, probably month, for NtrBootHax or get another 3DS (used 2DS for example Firmware must be 11.3 or lower) for DSiWare.
     
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    NTRBoothax is quite a working option with the correct card. https://gbatemp.net/threads/ntrboot-released.472585/

    Was released about 12 hours ago
     
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    or a second 3ds with cfw if you can run the installer. but isnt going to be useful to OP in this case
     
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    I am working on setting up website on which you can buy pre-flashed NTRbootHax cards. I just need to get up to 100 posts before I can sell.
     
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    ok i dont have any of the games needed for the dsiwarehax :( and i dont wanna hardmod, so buying a acekard 2i might be the best solution and its that hard to do according to the guide. Thank you your help :)
     
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    the games for DSiWareHax are about 1.99 - 4.99 so its cheap. But if you cant buy (new or used 2DS) or borrow a 2nd system then you have to buy a card.

    Whats the price for those cards ?
     
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    Let me guess you didn't read the guide fully and only the bit where it talks about 4 games not available on the eshop, there are many ds vs titles you can use and are much cheaper than a flash cart if you have a second hacked/hackable system.
     
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    i saw those other dsiware games but idk what to do with them and where to find the files to inject into them, do you know where i can go to get those files i need for that hack?
     
  16. fowler002

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    Yes RTFG....
     
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