DS games not working after failed CFW install and recovery from soft brick

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  1. Dogrzz
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    So i tried to install CFW on my 3ds on 11.3..and soft bricked my system.

    Thankfully, i was able to get my 3ds running again with the recovery method.
    Sadly, it updated to 11.4, and some weird stuff has been happening to my 3ds.

    When attempting to load my R4i sdhc rts lite card, i got the "A error occured. please reset the system" message. I was quite mad because i got my R4 only a couple of days earlier. Then i decided to try my Pokemon White 2 cart, and when i booted it, it had a black screen and nothing happened.
    Then i loaded a different original ds cart, and it got the error.

    Then i loaded my Pokemon Y cart in, and it worked perfectly fine.

    Why is this happening? do any of you know why?
     


  2. OfficialBrony

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    How did you brick your system in the first place? What guide from 3ds.guide did you not follow correctly to get the brick?
    Because if you followed the guide carefully, you wouldn't get any kind of brick.
    EDIT: What step* not what guide
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  3. Manurocker95

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    11.4 broke the twl firmlaunch. That may cause the flashcart problem.
     
  4. Dogrzz
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    This was the guide. When he said to turn off the 3ds after doing the browserhax, i thought he meant press the power button. but then he said press the a button. i tried to turn it back on, and it was soft bricked.
     
  5. The Real Jdbye

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    This is why you should only use http://3ds.guide
    It's the safest, most up to date guide.
     
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    Between insane and insecure
    What is the actual issue you are having? Are you booting to black screens? Error screen?
    Also never use video guides, those are always the fastest way to brick. Always use 3ds.guide
     
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    Here's the problem with video guides. If somebody as any understanding of the 3ds modding scene whatsoever, they know not to use video guides, so they're often made by people who barely know what they're doing.
     
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  8. Dogrzz
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    On my R4, it boots into a error screen, On my pokemon w2 cart, it boots into a black screen, and on a another cart, it boots into a error screen.
     
  9. arianadark

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    let me try to understand the 3ds works till you try one of those cartridges is that correct?
     
  10. Dogrzz
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    Before i tried CFW, my R4 and my white 2 cart worked fine.
     
  11. godreborn

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    my supercard ds two doesn't work (black screen with both forwarders and the cart itself) with 11.4 either (on cfw a9lh+luma), so I reverted back to 11.3 and everything works again. I'm sorry to hear about ur issues.
     
  12. arianadark

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    To fix the cart issues you need to update the luma 3ds nightly and they will work again.
     
  13. godreborn

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    I am on luma nightly.
     
  14. OfficialBrony

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    That is why you needed to follow 3ds.guidr and nit video tutorials that are outdated. Your first mistake is not following the guide

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  15. godreborn

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    I fixed my issue by updating luma's hourly build. I thought I was on the latest. anyway, everything is fixed for me now.
     
  16. OfficialBrony

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    Maybe if the OP followed 3ds.guide in the first place, they'll never brick.

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  17. Dogrzz
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    I tried to fix it, by deleting everything on my sd card, replacing my sd card, formating my system, so i dont think i can do that
     
  18. arianadark

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    umm you dont need to delete everything on your sd card just update lumas
     
  19. KariRaquan

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    OP doesn't have luma they messed up and had to do a recovery update which caused his/her sysnand to update to 11.4
     
  20. arianadark

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    oh i see well thats very unfortunate for them then