DLC disappeared after entering eShop. Unable to reinstall?

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  1. reiyu
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    my friend entered the eshop for smash and he can't use .cia dlc after even deleting everything and reinstalling, including the main game. is there a solution for this?
     


  2. Apache Thunder

    Apache Thunder I have cameras in your head!

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    Not really. eShop always deletes DLC you don't own. You should be able to just reinstall the DLC again via CIA. But you'll lose it every time you visit the eShop.
     
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  3. reiyu
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    that's what i thought too, but then we reinstalled pretty much everything, and only the legitimate DLC appears and not the other extra ones. not sure how this happened...
     
  4. Apache Thunder

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    Did you try uninstalling the legit DLC first? I recall having to do that with Home Menu themes first before installing my custom theme CIA. (since menu themes are classified as DLC by the system)
     
  5. reiyu
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    uninstalled everything, dlc, updates, and even the main game.
     
  6. D34DL1N3R

    D34DL1N3R Nephilim

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    Why is is always the friend? :P The best ones are "So I went to the store to grab something to eat, and when I came back my friend had updated my Sysnand."
     
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  7. reiyu
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    haha, i know that topic! now that makes me sound like i'm the one that fucked up :P
     
  8. Supster131

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    Yeah, always happens to me. Once the eShop deletes my DLC, I can no longer use FBI to reinstall it.

    Try installing the DLC with DevMenu or BigBlueManager, great for reinstalling DLC.
     
  9. reiyu
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    i'll try BBM. thanks!
     
  10. TheShadowRunner

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    I'm confused because I read this all the time but it never happened to me. The eshop has never deleted my DLC.
    I only play .3ds games from GW card, does that make a difference?
     
  11. reiyu
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    do you have an NNID linked?
     
  12. TayTayTheKiller

    TayTayTheKiller Forever noob

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    Same for me, eshop has never removed my dlc.

    CIA theme packs get removed when going to change them when connected online but game dlc stays for me after going to eshop.
     
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  13. TheShadowRunner

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    Yes, on emunand.
     
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  14. phalk

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    Uninstall the DLC via BBM and you will be able to install it again.

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    Also, it's not the eShop that removes DLC and themes, it's when you're logging into NNID. If you don't have a NNID linked in your NAND you will not have your DLC and themes removed.
     
  15. reiyu
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    seems that this problem only occurs with people with NNID on their emunand. he has NANDs unlinked but he has his NNID on emunand.
     
  16. Supster131

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    Probably because they aren't the official copy/version.

    The only time the eShop deletes my DLC is for games I actually own (such as games on an official cart, or downloaded eShop titles).
    But for games I don't own (CIA), the DLC for those games don't get deleted.

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    Not true. I log into Badge Arcade everyday and my DLC never gets removed. It only gets removed when I access the eShop.
     
  17. reiyu
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    how do you avoid this then?
     
  18. TheShadowRunner

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    I misread and edited my reply, I have a NNID on emunand too.
     
  19. phalk

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    For DLC the only way is to setup a NAND without a NNID.

    For the themes, you can install it with CHMM2. It won't be removed if you install with it.
     
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  20. TheShadowRunner

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    Sounds plausible, yes..