CFW Installation - Few questions

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  1. DeltaDrizz
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    Hi,

    I'm new to this topic, and I would like to install a CFW on my 3DS, but before I'll do that, I have some questions:
    1. Is the guide on https://3ds.guide a good one?
    2. Can I use a 4GB SDCard for this?
    3. If I somehow brick my system, is there really NO way to recover it?
    4. Any other tips you can give me to avoid a brick (O3DS EUW, FW 11.2.0-35E)
    Best regards, Delta
     
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    1). Yes use this guide, not videos.

    2). Yes it will be enough you can always upgrade it afterwards.

    3). You can get a hardmod as long as you make a NAND backup

    4). Follow the entire guide, step by step, read over it twice, DO NOT use video tutorials for it, as they become outdated.
     
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    I will make a NAND backup, so if my system bricks I can hardmod my 3DS to recover it? Are there any guides for hardmodding?
     
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    Personally no, because the nand backup it's self is relatively big, you're better off with at least 4GB. They're very cheap
     
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    You can actually. The NAND is about 1GB, the 2.1 CTR File is 750 MB. Other stuff are so small not even worth mentioning. But eventually you need a bigger one to install game "backups" anyway.
     
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    But the thing is the Nintendo 3DS folder which holds all your installed things to the system can be very large
     
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    That's what my last part means. Games are quite big nowadays: the biggest one is ~3.5 GB (monster hunter) and about 1.5GB on average.
    Even a 32GB SD Card cost only around 10 bucks. I don't know why you are so picky OP.
     
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    Was just asking, thought the one in my 3DS would be a 4GB one, turned out its just a 2GB one.
     
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    Maybe OP doesn't have access. Giving options is always good tho
     
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    Living on the countryside, although town isn't that far away, I'm usually not there on weekend.