Did i catch a unpatched version?

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  1. master4life
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    I know that most of you guys hates this kind of question, but I still have the chances to return the device back to the retail store.


    I purchased a refrusbished Switch with S/N: XAJ4004788XX with the hope it will be unpatched. I heard if those are delivered with the Firmware 4.1 - they are litteraly patched. Without the necessary tools such as USB C and a Joycon jig there are no possibility for me to test it out yet. It was updated to 6.0.0 . Does anyone of you have the same model as mine or heard of it?

    There are no real answers so far. I have to ask before its too late in my case.
     
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    XAJ4004700X and above not safe to buy, possibly patched according to the thread here: https://gbatemp.net/threads/switch-...he-first-post-before-asking-questions.481215/

    Same thread has an XAJ40049 confirmed to be unpatched, so you might be in luck. If Nintendo refurbed the console they may have patched the exploit, though. No real way to know for sure until you test it. Fastest way to get what you need without wasting money is to buy a Pro controller if you intend to use one (comes with a USB C cable) and make a paperclip jig.
     
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    Yeah it's a guessing game. If you can't open it and return it I wouldn't take the risk and just return it and try to get a model that is 100% unpatched. If you can open it try it and return it if it doesn't work, try it.

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    What are Pro controllers $50? If he needs one sure, but if he doesn't it absolutely is wasting money. You can get a usb c cable for like $7 at any store that has computers/phones.
     
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    I ordered a usb-c adapter even cheaper, also a Joycon Jig. But they will need few days for coming. But i should litteraly decides it now, otherwise i cant return it any more and btw the retail shop refrusbished the console. May thats was the reason for the previous owner to return the console was not wble to patch it.
     
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    Up to you, I'd be patient and send it back now and get another one. Would suck to get stuck with one that can't use CFW at all and there's no telling how long it could be before patched consoles can use CFW. Could be months or years it's anybody's guess.
     
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    Therefore is it then still be possible to find those rare old consoles anymore?
     
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    Rare old consoles? Switchs made before July of this year were unpatched, about 5 months ago. It's very possible to find them.

    On the other hand you could keep the one you have try it with your jig and cable if it doesn't work sell it on your own and buy another one. It's really your call.
     
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    I can find possibly unpatched Switch at Walmart in my area with XAW100734, so Walmart seems have mix of old and new Switch.

    California and NYC likely to have patched Switch than southeastern and midwestern states.
     
  10. MythicalData

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    Worst case return to be safe. You can go to some stores and ask them to see if they have one if they're not busy. I found one at a gamestop recently brand new. There's also selling thread for switches to but I can't seem to find it
     
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    Probably more than that. That's why I specified "wasting" rather than spending. No need to buy a separate cable if you were going to buy a Pro controller anyway.
     
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    If you don't care about saving money you can get a guaranteed, brand new hackable switch on Ebay for $375
     
  13. NoSoul81

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    Doesn't look like he's in U.S.

    Although he could probably find one that ships international.

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    He didn't say anything about wanting a Pro controller, only you brought it up. Not everybody automatically wants a Pro controller.
     
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    I just managed to enter up the RCM with a Keyring. And send out a test paylout.

    I cant post any urls, therefore I describe what just happened.
    A textbox has appeared on screen after clicking 'Inject Payload' "SUCCESS" with two phrases of text lines and about your console will shutdown in 5, 4, 3..

    Do I have a unpatched version now?
     
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