3DS not booting up on Step 3 of Plailect's guide.

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by VexSilver, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. VexSilver

    VexSilver Member

    Nov 17, 2009
    United States
    EDit: Ok I got booted into Decrypt9WIP. But it's missing CTRNAND Transfer! Arg! Help. :V

    So I got to Plailect's guide and part 3, section III, which reads:
    1. For now, booting to a black screen or the message "An old unsupported NAND has been detected" is normal (Luma3DS cannot boot a 2.1.0 NAND), just continue with the instructions
    However, I noticed I had no nand backups even after following the guide. So, I branched off into the 9.2.0 ctrtransfer guide, to help fix that. However:

    1. Open Decrypt9 from arm9loaderhax by holding X during boot
    This step doesn't work. It won't actually boot into it. On the main part of the guide, I also cannot boot into hour glass. I properly named it, so it should.

    My luma>payloads folder has: start_Hourglass9.bin and x_Decrypt9WIP.bin

    At this point, I can only boot into Luma 3DS. I am getting a bit nervous to continue. But I have to do something to restore the system. What should I do next? Or check?

    Last edited by VexSilver, Sep 3, 2016
  2. cravas

    cravas GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 30, 2016
    Did you finish all of the section III? (Configured Luma as the guide tells you?)

    Do you have a "files9" folder on SD root with the "aeskeydb.bin" inside? (also copy it to the SD root, you won't loose anything)

    If you boot the console without SD, does it shuts down after 2-3seconds?
    Last edited by cravas, Sep 3, 2016
  3. Quantumcat

    Quantumcat Dead and alive

    Nov 23, 2014
    Canberra, Australia
    Are you using the latest Decrypt9? Not an old one you downloaded previously?
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  4. Pikasack

    Pikasack What is a title

    Apr 27, 2015
    If -you're really having trouble, you could take the latest Decrypt9WIP.bin, rename it to arm9loaderhax.bin and put it on the root of your SD card. Just besure to backup your current one first!
    Last edited by Pikasack, Sep 3, 2016
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  5. VexSilver

    VexSilver Member

    Nov 17, 2009
    United States
    It's solved now, I'm all good to go.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    Fixed it. Mainly having issues with internet not fully downloading files somehow. All is working. Thanks!
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