[Help] Tried installing CFW. failed.. What's next?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by omrikundesu, Jul 26, 2015.

  1. omrikundesu
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    Hi there,

    I tried installing CFW using this youtube video:



    I did manage to downgrade my 3DS to 4.2 and I even managed to get to the part in which the CFW supposedly works (i pressed settings => other settings => nintendo ds profile, and got the blinking white/blue screen which sent me back to the home screen).

    However, when I'm trying to launch run.bat while on CFW mode (probably..), I'm getting a response saying that "ctrclient failed to connect".

    I'm thinkning that I may have done something wrong with the installation since the guide itself was not entirely thorough and consistent. At times the video didn't match what's said in the description and vice versa etc.

    Obviously I didn't know about this site when I used the guide on youtube or otherwise I'd have used one of the guides in here..

    I did backup all the files I used to have on my SD card and this is what my back up folder looks like:

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    I was wondering what I need to do if I still want to make stuff work?

    Additionally, how can I restore my backup (if necessary)? do I just replace all the content on my SD card (which is now named "Gatewaynand") with the contents of my backup folder?

    Furthermore, I do have an old R4 flashcart that I used for my DS lite. Is there a method to use it in order to "unlock" my 3ds? if so, will I need to undo al the damage that I've done so far? and how?

    I will greatly appreciate any help..

    Thanks a lot :)

     
  2. Xenon Hacks

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    I know its not the answer your looking for but use rxTools. @DarkFlare69 Help this guy out run him through getting fbi on his sysnand and get rxTools up and running (the stable 2.6 version).
     
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    why in gods green earth are people still using ctrclient
     
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    You have to hold L when you launch the CFW to enable ctrclient to work.
    But that CFW is really outdated now and there are much better options around, like rxTools.
     
  5. omrikundesu
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    omrikundesu Newbie

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    Hi again,

    The Real Jdbye & Xenon Hacks-
    I'm prefectly willing to use rx tools! but which measures do I need to take in order to uninstall the CFW that I'm currently using before installing rx tools? and how do I go about installing it?
    I did press L when I launched the CFW btw..

    zoogie -
    I didn't know any better!

    Thanks again :)
     
  6. omrikundesu
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    omrikundesu Newbie

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    Hi again, hopefully no problems with me bumping this post..

    I still need help regarding restoring my previously saved SD backup and about installing rxtools..

    Especially I could use help with restoring my backup and bringing my 3DS back to square one from which hopefully I'll be able to install rx tools by myself

    Thanks again :)