[Help], Is that a brick?

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  1. Bewolf
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    I have been using luma 3ds for a few days without any problems, but yesterday it started freezing, after I tried to add Custome themes and splashes. The real problem is, When I tried to launch PcHex, I had a red screen on the bottom and a Weird glitched screen on the top. Since then, I get a black screen on boot, with the power lights working. I managed to boot sdless on the luma settings, but I cant do it anymore. I can boot in recovery mode tho.Anyone who can tell me if its a bricked for good or if it can be fixed?
    I am using a new 3ds xl

    Here what the files on my sd card looks
    The luma folder
    The Root
    The a9lh Folder


    Forgot to Mention, Im kind of a noob, so yhea...
     
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    why would i tell you stalkers where i live?
    try restoring your nand backup if you have one
     
  3. Bewolf
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    Sadly, I cant even acces Hourglass9, The only thing I can acces is The recovery menu
     
  4. OrGoN3

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    I'd backup the SD card and check it for errors with h2testw.
     
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    why would i tell you stalkers where i live?
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    I am pretty unsure about the recovery mode update, since last time I had a brick, I tried to update through it, but in doing that I cause and irrecoverable brick and had to change my board.
     
  8. SirECK

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    You could always do a hardmod and try to restore it that way.
     
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    Use h2testw,it'll check your sdcard for anything wrong. It's most likely a problem with the sdcard and not the 3ds as @OrGoN3 mentioned above.
     
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    Actually running it giving you guy some new in a bit (64 gbs so its pretty long)
     
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    You did back it up first, right?
     
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    Backed up on Google drive and my computer formatted the sd card then started the thing
     
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    Nope it aint the sd card , so the solutions left are a hardmod or to try to update?
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    Your choice. If the update works, good but you loose a9lh but it will confirm it working.
    You can hardmod and see if it works. If it does done, if not you just wasted time and money.
    I suggest you try to do the update and if that works use a hardmod to restore your previous nand as it will restore a9lh.
     
  15. Bewolf
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    Well, now im F***ed I cannot even launch the recorevery mode anymore, all I get,whatever I do ,Is a black screen with the blue power light going on

    Edit: Nervermind then, It decided to launch, trying to update now.
    And just asking, anyone who knows someone who does hardmods in québec?

    Edit 2:The situation got weirder, I can now boot and then insert the sd card, but I cannot boot with the card, What the hell is going on???
     
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    I still would've tried putting fresh files onto SD card in case PkHex or whatever corrupted a needed file. Sorry you are having issues still. Thank you for testing your SD card. It is honestly the cause of most of the issues around here.
     
  17. Bewolf
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    Still, Thanks for trying to help, The problem is kinda solved now, it works fine but it just randomly freezes sometimes and I need to restart after that
    Also, for some reason the home button wont work anymore, And thats just weird
    I will now close the subject, once I find how to xD
     
  18. Gimzie

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    Try clearing the home menu extdata.

    Quoting 3DS Guide:


    It will reset your homemenu look though.
     
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    [QUOTE="Edit 2:The situation got weirder, I can now boot and then insert the sd card, but I cannot boot with the card, What the hell is going on???[/QUOTE]

    You are not on FW 2.1 are you?
     
  20. Bewolf
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    Im not on 2.1, But right now Im at the door of despair. It started but was freezing over and over, so I restored my sysnand backup with hourglass9 Only to get The message :"An exception Occurred"
    With a ton of numbers and stuff.From that point, im not able to get any reaction from my 3ds. Can't do anything sdless (Blue light lights on and quickly fades away, meaning it wont boot without arm9)
    And With Sd, I cant access The recovery mode, Houglass9 or Luma settings menu.

    As soon as I get back home ill upload the Dump file
     
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