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  1. disengage_0

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    So I'm looking to clean up the files on my 3DS' SD card to free up some space. I used Boop/FBI a few times recently to install CIA files, but sometimes it would say something like "install/transfer failed," however these ghost files would still take up space, even when I put the CIA on the SD card and installed it from there.

    Does anyone know where these incomplete files go, or how to delete them? Is there a program that cleans up files on your 3DS SD card? I'd appreciate any info. Thanks!
     
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    Get a bigger card and take everything off format put back on
     
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    That does not answer the question at all.
     
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    Read what the OP actually said. not just the thread title.
     
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    Formatting the card gets rid of the incomplete downloads to free up space on the card. The fact they need more space means they need a bigger sd card or they are going to run into these issues more.
     
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    OK so maybe I'm dumb but I don't understand what you mean.
    How formatting the SD card could remove leftover/incomplete files while keeping other files?
     
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    In that case, yes it removes everything. Which is why you also want to backup everything that is there so that you do not lose anything.
     
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    For stuffs that is incomplete if it was lefted on the system, the user can look inside the Nintendo 3DS folder. There was a script for cleaning up the system after install CFW.
     
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    thanks a ton for your help, but I can't find anything... although I do own an Old 3DS XL, is it only on the NEW 3DS XL?
     
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    Hi have a question about fixing my 3ds sd card is it possible someone could help if not show a better place to ask?
     
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