Arm9loaderHax CFW FBI not installing .cia's

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  1. marcelperez24
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    I'm on Sys 11.0.0-33U, followed the arm9loaderhax guide on Reddit word per word.

    But now i'm facing multiple issues:
    FBI wont install big .cia files and sometimes doesnt install any at all, like anything between 500kb-20 megabytes or so gets installed but any time I try any other .cia it just fails

    Other problem is that FBI doesnt recognize some .cia's as .cia files and just gives me the (Delete, Copy, Paste) options

    But honestly my main priority is the first question it's driving me nuts and making me regret putting arm9loaderhax on my handheld
     

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  2. fikatr

    fikatr GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    maybe a problem with your cias or sd card try using bbm and a diffrent sd card
     
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    What size is your sd card?
     
  4. Quantumcat

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    Some things to try:

    1. Use the old FBI you injected to health & safety
    2. Check the files are not named game.cia.cia or anything like that (make sure view file extensions is active)
    3. Use freeShop to get any games available there
    4. Use BigBlueMenu, or DevMenu, or SOON, or NASA, or any other cia installer you can find.
     
  5. marcelperez24
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    I've installed these cia's on another 3DS, granted I used devmenu but I cant seem to install that rn


    And SHAME if its the SD Card, it's a 128gb sd card formatted to 64kb in fat32 like guides suggest, but how would I switch SD Cards? Is the arm9loaderhax integrated to sysnand now?
     
  6. Quantumcat

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    If not using emuNAND, you only have to copy over the files.
     
  7. fikatr

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    maybe sd card is fake
     
  8. marcelperez24
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    128gb SD Card, 64kb formatted to Fat32, some .cia's installed like VC games and gba injects

    And what do you mean old fbi? that I should look for the old version that didnt even have a gui?

    I'll test with my 16gb sd card I guess to see if it installs games, and I know an SD Card can be fake for alot of reasons but I've put alot of files in this sd card and so far it hasnt had any errors.
     
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    I don't remember the version number, something like 1.5.1 or something. It is the one recommended for people to inject into health and safety. But don't worry about it too much, I think it's most likely a fake SD (it's trying to install a cia in non existent space). Before you get your 16GB card you could try backing up the data, formatting it, only copying over the very basics and try installing something again. Or, use h2testw to test for fakeness (but would take all day or night).
     
  10. Bubsy Bobcat

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    My guesses are the lack of space, a problem with your .db files or a fake SD card like @fikatr said.
     
  11. marcelperez24
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    How would I fix the fake db files? Not sure about lack of space if I could drag 20gbs of cias
     
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    Isn't there an issue where if you have over 100gb free it doesn't like it and can freak out. Most people get round this by chucking a couple of films on their sd cards to go below 100gb free space. You can delete the films when you naturally go under 100gb

    Apparently that does the job, give a go and let us know
     
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    Should I knock it down to 90gbs? isnt 90 still above the Nintendo limit?
     
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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    I stopped using 128GB SD's for my 3DS, always problems, even when filled up till only 75GB was free, etc...
    Now i use 64GB and no problems!
     
  15. marcelperez24
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    Did you lower the capacity to 64 gb using a sd card tool or did you buy another one?
     
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    I don't know personally, this is just what I have read previously
     
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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    I bought a 64GB one (it was a promotion, buy 1 64GB get 1 free, Samsung EVO)
     
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    Oh well, i'll try knocking the capacity down to 64gbs

    also fix the title.db's
     
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    Please update if you sorted this out?
     
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    Not sure what the surefire fix was but 2 of the things I did were that might have caused the fix were:

    Reinserting the SD Card multiple times until it gave me the prompt to fix the errors

    installed freeshop and freeshop enc title bin installer qnd suspiciously games started from .cia's installing as well

    Not sure what did what but thanks everyone!