Can't install more than 3 CIA

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Uzumakijl, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. Uzumakijl
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    So, I followed this tutorial word by word:

    https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-more-or-less-catch-all-tutorial.407080/

    Got CakesFW working, Got Unlinked NANDs, all the standard stuff, Updated to 10.5 but here's the thing, for some reason i cannot install more than 3 .cia's (Using FBI installid via H&S like in the tutorial at the moment), It doesn't matter what combination of games i install or to what size they total (ie. Smash + MK7 + MH / Puyo Tetris + Taiko + Yokai Watch) the fourth cia game i try to install will reach 100% and then say "Install Failed!" yadda yadda generic "Invalid Description" message at the end. Please do note that it does not matter which .cia i try to install, All of them will fail to install ONLY when i already have 3 games installed if i uninstall any of the games, regardless of their size i can then install any other .cia again but then we're back to the 3 cia limit, So it's neither the .cia files nor me being unable to actually install any cias at all.

    I only become unable to install more .cia after i already installed 3 of them.


    I googled a lot and i only found two threads that could've contained some help but didn't get anywhere

    https://www.reddit.com/r/3dshacks/comments/42vs2o/cannot_install_any_cia_with_fbi_on_reinand_n3dsxl/ https://www.reddit.com/r/3dshacks/comments/435y3p/cant_install_any_more_cias_after_3/

    Both threads got deleted so it's impossible for me to scavenge more info from them.

    I'm borderline going to rip my teeth out with my bare hands so any help is truly appreciated.
     
  2. wurstpistole

    wurstpistole N3DS B9S

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    Um. How big is your sd?
     
  3. Uzumakijl
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    Sorry, Wrote this at 5 AM so i forgot to specify that size is not an issue, It's a 64 GB SD, with like 40 GB of free space currently.
     
  4. Ev1l0rd

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    Try another CIA installer? NASA is a good legal alternative. (And on the not so legal part... devmenu. But I can't help you on how to get and use devmenu.)
     
  5. Syphurith

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    This dues to a bug in DevMenu/NS and not likely to be caused by your SDCard.
    Try to make the free size smaller than half the full size, by filling it with some other CIA or movies.
    I'm using Lexar 64GB card. I left it with only 10GB the first time.. And haven't ever met this before.
     
  6. subcon959

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    Did you format the SD card before using it?
     
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    Could it also be a fake memory card. Might be worth checking it with h2testw
     
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  8. Vampirex

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    There's so many fake cards out there, its ridiculous.. I don't buy micro-SD/SD cards from online retailers anymore.. Even Amazon was selling fake ones before they were caught and taken down.

    If its not a fake card, I would try and backup your emunand and files, and start over by reformatting the SD card in emunand9 and restoring the backup emuNAND.bin
     
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