Got semi downgrade/Frankenfirmware.

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by deadman8555, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. deadman8555
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    Started downgrading my friends 3ds XL and when I came back I had a black screen. System won't boot up with the sd card in but without it will. Says im on 9.2 firmware. Should I upgrade with my shovel knight game and try downgrading again? Or is there a better solution
     
  2. Tiibz

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    Re launch the Downgrade and it will finish off
     
  3. deadman8555
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    How do I do that when I can't boot up with a sd card in? Turn on without it in and then insert it? Then load up via my oothax?
     
  4. KunoichiZ

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    Yes, try that.
     
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    DId you try to format the sd card?... or yeah, turn it on and put the sd card back in...
     
  6. deadman8555
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    No haven't tried to format it. Didn't have this issue with my 2 n3ds systems
     
  7. Skyshadow101

    Skyshadow101 The Sky Is The Limit!

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    Just do what KunoichiZ said, then rerun the downgrade! :D
     
  8. YourHero

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    Delete EXT data from the sd card. It happens with almost every downgrade I've done thus far.
     
  9. deadman8555
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    Did and successful downgrade then went to black screen. Guessing it was completed. Memory card my friend got me works until I try to make a syand backup and the program doesn't recognize the mEmory card
     
  10. Skyshadow101

    Skyshadow101 The Sky Is The Limit!

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    Try backing up the memory card, then formatting it and dragging the files back. Make sure it is formatted to FAT 32.
     
  11. deadman8555
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    I'll try again. Formatted it to fat32 with a program called swissknife
     
  12. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    You need to boot it without the sd card in the system. Once it's started up, insert SD card and downgrade again. You will probably need to to change the payload to 9.2 so it launches HBL.
     
  13. Tony_93

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    This is no proof of frankenfirmware AT ALL...

    Ext data sometimes is incompatible between system versions and thats why it was hanging with the SD card inside, all you had to do was delete the ext data folder and use the system like you normally would...

    It doesnt happen every single time, so just because it didnt happen with your other systems doesnt prove you have a frankenfirmware this time around.

    All these people telling you to run the downgrade program again are clueless...