Decided to Downgrade.

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  1. Salamencizer
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    Salamencizer Cute Hot Whatever

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    My sysNAND is in the signature of mine. So I wanna downgrade to 9.2.0:20E. I have a couple of questions. Please answer in the format [number]:[answer].
    1: If i successfully downgrade, what CFW shall i use?
    2: If i softbrick, can i use any DNS to update to 10.3 again?
    3: If i hard brick what are my options?
    Please answer im confused
     
  2. Urbanshadow

    Urbanshadow GBAtemp Maniac

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    1:Use whatever cfw you feel like using. Right now there's rxTools, cakes and reiNand. Each one has it's things.
    2:Afaik, no. I suspect some advanced trickery could be done, but not worth it.
    3:If you don't have a Nand backup on 10.3 and a hard mod your only option is to buy a new system.
     
  3. Author

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    just don't be an idiot and use the wrong update pack or shut down your 3ds in the process and you won't hard brick. basically, don't be dumb and follow the tutorials as is, if you do there is no reason to be paranoid, i myself already downgraded my n3ds from 10.3 to 9.2 and updated again to 10.3 (i got my reasons, don't ask) and i'm a total nutjob when it comes to these things, so i'm pretty sure you'll be fine
     
  4. DinckelMan

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    AFAIK even the non-safe sysUpdater is has quite a high success rate. Don't worry about it. Just make sure you get the right firmware from *that special page* and put it in the right folder :P
     
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  5. Urbanshadow

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    The safe sysupdater has a lower hardbrick rate, just saying.
     
  6. Salamencizer
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    Salamencizer Cute Hot Whatever

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    Thank you people. I am gonna bergin the downgrade now using safesysupdator. It is exactly 130 cia files.

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    I pressed y to downgrade and i'm getting a black screen! Help...
     
  7. ertaboy356b

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    Just keep doing it.
     
  8. Salamencizer
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    okay...
    Should i replace the homebrew launcher boot.3dsx with the safesysupdater 3dsx renamed boot.3dsx?
    EDIT: I AM USING MENUHAX. Should i try with Ironhax?
     
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  9. Viri

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    If I recall, if you use FTPBrony, and mash B to exit it, and then use the downgrader, it improves your chances of the downgrader actually working.
     
  10. Salamencizer
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    About a dozen pixels in the bottom left corener of the upper screen seem coloured, everything else seems black. So i have to try again?
     
  11. Marko76

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    Yep don't know why but that seems to get it to work
     
  12. Salamencizer
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    NASA works fine for me EVERYTIME, but this SafeSysUpdater seems to get fucked up everytime.
    How do I know that it is downgrading when i press Y?
     
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    It should start telling you what titles it's installing... Also, just some advice: clear the update nag (even if you don't have it), I've seen several users (who were softbricking everytime they attempted to downgrade) get their downgrades working by clearing the update nag, or at least attempting to, even if there wasn't actually a nag...
     
  14. Urbanshadow

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    After a few seconds a message saying "Getting CIA file info..." should appear.

    If your update pack passes every safesysupdater check, your update pack is ok. You can safely try another sysupdater.
     
  15. Salamencizer
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    How do I clear the Update Nag? Are you talking bout using Update Supressor?
    Plz Elaborate if possible.... I don't wanna soft brick my 3DS and update it to 10.5

    Can you tell me which one should I use?
     
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  16. Urbanshadow

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    There's a dedicated tutorial to do everything in this very same forum. There you can find a good version of sysupdater in the first post.
     
  17. Clydefrosch

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    just keep using safesysupdater. its not harming your chances in any way.

    for the update nag, follow this
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/guide-delete-predownloaded-update-spotpass-nag.381489/
    and press no.
     
  18. Salamencizer
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    Aargh. Seems like it would not work for me though. Tried like 20 times.

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    Decided to use the original sysUpdater.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    It froze here. Should i shut it down?
     
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  19. trsoares

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    Keep trying, i downgraded 3ds 3 , the first and second i got it in the first try, but the third i do not even know how many attempts i made until it starts .

    That's exactly what was happening with my third 3ds.
    I waited 5min if nothing happens i shut it down and tryed again, until finaly the downgrade started
     
  20. Marko76

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    Keep trying it took me at least 50 attempts before systupdater worked right so don't give up it will eventually work
     
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