Have I downgraded successfully?

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  1. popal
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    Hello,
    I ran Menuhax 2.1 and SysUpdater to downgrade my new 3DS XL from 9.9.0-26E to 9.2
    SysUpdater seemed to work all fine installing CIA files so I left it, but after sometime I suddenly found it with this message "An error has occured" pictured here http://www.maxconsole.com/maxcon_forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=35588&d=1396402693

    So I rebooted my 3DS, but it didn't turn on (Black Screen, no sound). I tried removing the SD card and rebooting and thankfully it booted successfully, then I changed theme and now I can even boot my 3DS with the SD card inserted.

    I checked the version and it was indeed 9.2, I want to make sure everything is ok and that my system is intact before I proceed on. Did I downgrade successfully? Should I try reinstalling 9.2 firmware? The fact that I got that message instead of the normal "rebooting after 10 seconds" message worries me
     


  2. Filo97

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    run the downgrade again.
     
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    which version of SysUpdater should I use? Because there is this "safe" SysUpdater but I think it's for newer firmware?
     
  4. dubbz82

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    If you recieved that error message, you have NOT in fact downgraded successfully. You're in a state called frankenfirmware, where part of your system files have downgraded successfully, but not all of them. As was suggested, re-run the downgrader, and cross your fingers.

    EDIT: Entirely off topic, but yay for my 1000th message.
     
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    Well right now I can't boot into Homebrew Launcher (holding the L button method), and when I try to run Internet Browser to run MenuHax it says "You need to connect to the internet and perform a system update". Any ideas?
     
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    Quote from Plailect's guide:
     
  7. popal
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    This doesn't work because I can't launch the Internet Browser in the first place, else I would be forced to update to the latest firmware
     
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    When you get the error message, does it show with a black background? In that case you have a stubbed browser. How did you get menuhax installed originally? Surely not with browserhax.
     
  9. Wojton

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    Wait, doesn't changing the date and time bypass the update nag? I thought thats the whole point of it.
     
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    it is.
     
  11. popal
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    No, not a black background, just a window pops out with the message and background turns a little more grey. And I did get menuhax installed with browserhax after some fiddling with DNS and stuff
     
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    Omg, I've just discovered I used the 9.2 firmware files for the Original 3DS and not the new 3DS, it must be why it partially downgraded
     
  13. Filo97

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    you MUST thank the god that the downgrade interrupted halfway! if the downgrade would had ended up completed, you would have an hardbrick/permabrick!
     
  14. SkyChotik

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    Oh man, you're so lucky.
    Next time, verify you have the correct files! (and maybe use safesysupdater)
     
  15. popal
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    Is there a way for me to bypass the browser update message now?

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    EDIT: Changing the datetime to January 1, 2000, 00:00 doesn't work, it gives the same message
     
  16. SomeGamer

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    You also need to delete the browser's save data.
     
  17. SkyChotik

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    Use the QR code function of the camera to try to go to the hbl.

    [​IMG]
     
  18. 8BitWonder

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    You are the luckiest unlucky downgrader I've seen yet! That's great that you're getting a second chance to do the downgrade.
     
  19. popal
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    I tried that but it goes into a black screen. Is the internet browser corrupt?
     
  20. SomeGamer

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    Maybe it is. Try another entrypoint.