CFW won't Load even after White screen Flash ?

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    Does the screen stay white on the bottom, or go black -> white -> black?

    If it goes black -> white you have an invalid emuNAND partition, and if it goes black white black, I would guess it is the same issue if it repeatedly doesn't boot.
     
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    the bottom screen is black -> white (less than a second) -> black
     
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    make sure you have arm11_code.bin
     
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    Yes i do have that file. Obtained it from the links in the posted guide.
     
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    Do i have to hold the 'L' button until the CFW boots or only till the white screen flash ?
     
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    The cfw boots fine without pressing the L key?

    If not, the emunand is corrupted, or your SD is not good enough (very slow SD card or micro SD with low quality adapter may give this problem).
     
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    i have a question , how do i know that i am in CFW ?
     
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    create a new folder in the sysnand (or change the icon zoom). When you enter in cfw you won't see this change. This is the easyest way.
     
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    One moment let me try that out
     
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    ok my problem is still that, with or without holding down the 'L' button , i am unable to boot into CFW.

    i click the DS profile button, then the top screen goes blue and the bottom screen does one the following:
    1) stays Black
    2) Black -> white (flash) -> black

    either way i'm left staring at a blue top screen and a black bottom screen forever....

    someone any ideas ?
     
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    so the only one way is try to do all the steps again:cry:
     
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    would there be an issue because i installed 4.x DS profile exploit using spider tools ?
     
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    no, if you get the flashes the profile exploit is working, you probably messed up on one of the steps, start over
     
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    Dude, take it from me the CFW is garbage. I mean it is a really really bad waste of time and I have personal grudge against a piece of software.
     
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    Oh well looks like i gotta start all over again.....

    I will post back here with any further developments.

    Thanks everyone !

    this community is what makes GBATemp sooo awesome !
     
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    just make sure the nand dump your inserting is a 4.x nand dump, and not say a 5.x-9.2 dump that you made before downgrading
     
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    yes i did take that precaution.
     
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    Well the problem has sorted it self out after i repeated the CFW steps from the guide.
    I have a feeling that the EmuNand got corrupted.

    well case closed......

    thank you everyone for your help !
     
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    I wasted an afternoon trying to run it on one of my 3DS's so I could use my GW on the other and play local 2-player. I say wasted because it's garbage and it turned out to be much easier to just pop the GW into each system one at a time and use CIAs.
    Unless you earn zero-income there's no point in using CFW. For the time it takes to setup and the time you waste trying to launch it each time the system powers off you'd be better off just working an hour or two overtime and buying a flash cart.