Gateway 3DS using Ultra Firmware not being detected

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  1. drive88mph
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    Probably this is a very old question and error but I just couldn't find the right answer

    Im using a 3DS XL blue, on 9.20 trying to launch Gateway mode but i can't, when I try to boot to gw mode, it says that the card is not inserted. Im only able to go to settings mode (where you can backup games, backup emunand, etc)

    I already tried using OMEGA with same results, maybe worst. Any suggestions?
     


  2. thorasgar

    thorasgar Checkout my evil Soon-in-ator™

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    Using latest launcher?
    Reseat gw card.
    Run diagnostics in gw menu.
     
  3. drive88mph
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    All diagnostics fail except for third line, don't remember exactly the name
     
  4. thorasgar

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    That's not good. Who is the reseller?
    I thought I saw some other diagnostic tool on the gw download page. Look into that.
     
  5. blinkzane

    blinkzane Panic at your moms house

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    take a pic and post it here
     
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    Try holding R while launching the main gateway menu
     
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  8. eggsample

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    Do a paper trick. It's known issue since Acekard.
     
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    Good point. Also take a real close look at the contacts and see if there is any dirt or corrosion.
     
  10. drive88mph
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    What you mean with paper trick?
     
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    Will do, thanks
     
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  12. drive88mph
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    Not fake,bought from a trusted seller in Mexico and it worked on other 3DS , but reseller said that maybe it's because I'm on 9.2 and need to do the cubic ninja xploit, I only tried the browser option

    Could that be the matter?
     
  13. YourHero

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    No it works on 9.2. Card is probably failing. The paper trick is to stick some paper in between the card and the 3DS slot (inside) to put pressure on the SD card slot. Doing this fixes a desolder issue.
     
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    I've read about some 2DS users having problems with getting the card to work (due to some cart slot/contact issues). I occassionally had those probs too with my old 3DS.
    Try to put some pressure on the inserted card (from different angles) during the whole gateway boot process. If the mentioned papertrick doesn't work then it's likely the card is kaputt. If so try to get a replacement :/ It would also be a good idea to check the card on someone elses 3DS, if possible.

    The sysnand version you use should pose no prob at all and Cubic Ninja is not required. It's only required if you use a New 3DS...
     
  15. drive88mph
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    Posting pics so you can see they are original ImageUploadedByTapatalk1429589076.518970.jpg
     
  16. drive88mph
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    Diagnostic test ImageUploadedByTapatalk1429589386.778149.jpg
     
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  17. blinkzane

    blinkzane Panic at your moms house

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    I've never heard to do the cubic ninja exploit. its saying SD read test also so I'm wondering if you have a bad connection in there somewhere. blow into the 3ds cart holder and see if there is any debris in there and maybe take the card apart and see if there are any bad connections somewhere. also try the paper trick
     
  18. drive88mph
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    No :wacko: no dust or anything, already blew and all and still not being detected. It seems that I may have to downgrade or to return Card.
     
  19. Oishikatta

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    Just to make sure, you are using the red card and not the blue one?
     
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    Thanks for pointing it out but yes I'm using the red card :(