Easiest CFW for 3ds

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  1. Skyhigh_
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    What would be the best recommendation in terms of the current CFW out there, newbie friendly and easy to use.

    A have a 3ds with 4.5 firmware ( it has no browser)
     


  2. aos10

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    GW is the easiest one, you only need the launcher file and the card.
    but other CFW only need couple files and it's npt hard to setup rei or aurainand
     
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    reinand is supposed to be the easiest one to install
     
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    isnt reinand for a n3ds? I have an original 3ds in 4.5 ( no browser i updated through a cart from 1.0)
     
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    Aureinand is your best option. But you'll need to find a guide on how to update with no browser to 9.2 if you don't want to spend money on a game that'll cost more than $15.
     
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    Then rxTools or Cakes.
     
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    If you were on 1.0 then you should've grabbed your OTP before upgrading to 4.5.
     
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    He had no browser, so it wouldn't have done him any good.
     
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    Ahh, yeah. That's right.
     
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    If you don't have an exploitable browser I think you need a cheap r4i cart or an exploitable game cart like Cubic Ninja.

    With one of this you can install a 4.s FW with Gateway software (you don't need a GW cart) or install RxTools and upgrade your FW running PASTA mode.

    There are others way, but you always need an entrypoint using a phisical cart AFAIK.
     
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    I have a r4 cart but even something like cakes seems like it needs something else installed like mset etc..

    So i just install meset or spider? This is a bit confusing to say the least

    I already have a sky3ds and this one seems like a headache

    Here is what i have so far

    1. an r4 card
    2. I downloaded all the files in the cake cfw topic, and found the key online for the bin file needed and generated mine.

    So here is what will root of sd looks like:
    cakerop.nds
    cake.bin
    slotkeybin file
    00000050
    cetk
    3ds folder
    cakes folder
    cakes vcd file

    I actually deleted the ''here'' files and replaced them with what they said which i assume would be obious so the 00 and cetk files are now in the cakes folder and the slotbin file is in the root of sd
     
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    Put smash bros Rev02 #1670 3dsdb.com on your sky and update to 9.2. Then use Cubic Ninja to install menuhax.
    I think it's a better entry point than mset and 9.2 is just a better firmware for cfw overall.
     
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    so its better to scrap cakes cfw? Can i install cakes then delete it and try something else later ( should i want to)?
     
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    Yes, you can try one and change to another cfw if you don't like it
     
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    well i suppose my main problem atm is finding how to install mset since most of the topics i found in this site all revert back to installing this but the specific topics on auri or cakes don't mention how to.

    Ill probably resume tomorrow should get some sleep for now
     
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    so in order to get this to work it says on the main topic i must ''launch''
    spider, MSET or Ninjhax

    this mean one of those 3 has to be installed too? If so how?
     
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    Most cfw can be launched through menuhax instead of ninjhax now
     
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    explanation on how please ?

    would this be a good way?


    Please note i DO NOT HAVE BROWSER



    i was going to use cake cfw, so if i follow this correctly i will download and install the start pack and follow directions on video posted then instead of broswerhax i will use cake cfw
     
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    i don't have a browser icon this 3ds was originally on 1.0 i updated to 4.5 through a cart hence i never got the browser update