[A9LH]Well, I sorta dun goofed.. sorta

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by NiggomBiggom, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. NiggomBiggom
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    hey hey, i have a 3ds with a9lh installed and well, essentially my sd card slot broke. it no longer reads sd cards, and i was on v1 a9lh, so i can't turn on my 3ds anymore.

    is there anything i can do at all? i'm pretty sure i'm SOL...
     
  2. Davidosky99

    Davidosky99 Eevee :3

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    If you have a 9.2 backup, you're still in luck!
    You can send it to Nintendo and they'll fix it for you.
    Then you can contact a hardmodder here
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/list-of-hardmod-installers-by-region.414224/
    And he'll restore that 9.2 backup for you and you can restart the a9lh install .
    Next time use shadow and ;)
     
  3. NiggomBiggom
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    but wouldn't they know that my 3ds is modified if it doesn't turn on?
     
  4. Davidosky99

    Davidosky99 Eevee :3

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    Well you can always ask for a hardmodder to first flash that backup so it would at least turn on again, but Nintendo is going to update your 3ds to 11.0, so you'll have to recurr to a hardmodder a second time :(
     
  5. NiggomBiggom
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    but would a hardmod even work without a working sd slot? isn't that apart of the process?
     
  6. Gray_Jack

    Gray_Jack GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Yes, cause you will rewrite the NAND directly to the NAND chip
     
  7. NiggomBiggom
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    okay then, but say i do get it hardmodded... can i send it to nintendo afterward? probably not, right?

    i really don't know what can be done at this point
     
  8. YamiZee

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    It's not, you're fine. Send it to nintendo for them to fix, if they hate it they'll send it back without fixing it.. Then do the hardmod stuff, it has nothing to do with the sd card
     
  9. Gray_Jack

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    Yes, you just have to do a temporary hardmod, send to nintendo and do a hardmod again (now with the choice of being permanent or temporary again)
     
  10. gamesquest1

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    Just ask the hardmodder if they are able to install a new SD slot if it's just damaged contacts
     
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  11. Ironknight

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    Or you try to fix dat shit yourself. I believe it is just a ribbon cable without solder, but im not sure. But the good news is, you cant break whats already broken!
     
  12. gamesquest1

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    well if its a o3ds/n3ds/n3ds XL then yeah its easily replaceable, for a o3ds xl and 2DS it would require soldering
     
  13. Ironknight

    Ironknight GBAtemp Regular

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    He just said "3ds", so I think he got a regular o3DS