A question regarding NANDs

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by CrispyYoshi, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. CrispyYoshi
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    So I'm wondering: If someone happened to brick their N3DS by downgrading with an O3DS pack, then they hardmodded it and dumped the O3DS NAND, would it be possible to download the proper N3DS pack and inject the info given in the O3DS NAND onto the N3DS one?

    Also: What if they didn't have the xorpads?
     
  2. koffieleut

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    I believe you need a Nand Backup from your N3ds firmware, o3ds nands won't work on your n3ds.
     
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    Sorry, I don't think my message was clear: I'm asking "is it possible for someone to take the information from the O3DS NAND installed on the N3DS to create a fixed version of the N3DS NAND, then flash it back?"

    This is all assuming said person has their N3DS hardmodded, with no prior NAND backup nor xorpads.
     
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    Sorry didn't read it that focused and thought you meant to flash a o3ds nand on a n3ds by hardmod.
     
  5. subcon959

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    Nope it wouldn't work that way.
     
  6. CrispyYoshi
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    Actually, I'm wondering something else too: What if they flashed someone else's N3DS NAND to their N3DS? Would that let them into recovery menu?
     
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    No, because every 3DS' NAND is unique to that console, so you can't use someone else's dump.
     
  8. Tony_93

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    @CrispyYoshi The only way to fix a brick is to have a previously NAND dump of it's own NAND.

    There is no way to inject other system's nand or inject a firmware into a NAND dump.
     
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    Alright. Thanks for the answers, everyone!