Black screen when trying to install arm9loaderhax

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    Hi! We're trying to install CFW on a n3ds. We managed to get the homebrew installer working via migration and steelhax. But like the title says, we now get a black screen when trying to load the arm9loaderhax installer. We double checked that we followed the steps and copied the right files to the sd card. Any ideas what might be wrong?

    Thanks!!!
     
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    are you on the right version? what guide are you following? what step are you on?
     
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    We are following this guide:
    https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki/Part-3-(A9LH)

    We are on
    Section II - Installing arm9loaderhax

    We made sure we were on the right kernel and firm:
    • Kernel version: 2.50-11
    • FIRM version: 2.50-11

     
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    Does the 3DS turn of by itself?
     
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    No, it just stays on black screens. We tried pushing select, nothing happens.
     
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    What happens if you take out the SD card?
     
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    Taking the card out while on the black screen? Nothing happens at all.
     
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    Take out the SD card, then try to turn it on.
     
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    We already tried it, it boots fine. Without out Steel Diver on the menu, ofc, I guess it's on the sd card.
     
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    Take a picture of your SD card files and show us, you might have something wrong.
     
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    I think you have to downgrade to 9.2 before installing arm9loaderhax...
     
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    Ah good point! That kernel version is for 10.4 right?
     
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    Well, u have version 10.4, which u cant install a9lh on because this version doesnt have a9 kernel access.
    But because u r on a low enough version, u can downgrade to 9.2.0 via sysupdater/downgrader without an exploitable game :)
    U just need the HBL starter pack from the official site and enter to HBL via browserhax :)
     
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    When I go into the 3ds system menu, it says 11.1.0-34E, but the kernel version and FIRM version is definitely 2.50-11 (we did a downgrade and backup). So will it work with browserhax? And how do we proceed? :) Steelhax is working fine to access the homebrew launcher.
     
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    If you read the guide you just followed you should see that it tells you to go to the downgrading section when finished.
    This is in the homebrew part that you get directed to after finishing the DSiWare downgrade part:

     
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    Omg, we missed that. Well, that will teach me not to drink beer while following specific instructions. Thanks! Will try it. :)
     
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    Okay, so we managed to downgrade but now we can't access steelhax :( I get an error when I try to load the game.
     
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    You'll need another entrypoint if you didn't set Steelhax's payload to 9.2.0.