[Help] Updating Firmware

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  1. Magic Kaito
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    I just updated my 3ds' firmware after I don't know how many months of being inactive, and now every time I try booting I'm getting a black screen. However, I'm still able to hold down select to get into Luna3ds' settings.

    I'm currently using Luma3DS v6.0.1, plus armloader hack or whatever it is, I forget. It's been a few months at least since I touched my 3ds.

    Do I have to replace some files in my root to fix this black screen issue?
     
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    It's been a while since I've done this. I'll be safe if I replace all of the files in my root with the latest version, right?
     
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    Yup, just replace the old "arm9loaderhax.bin" with the new one. You might also want to delete the old config files since a lot has changed and it's worth just redoing it.
     
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    Recent Luma discards the old config files automatically so it shouldn't be needed
     
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    Fixed it. Thank you.
     
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    I know it does, but it's just one of things I toss in there since the SD card is already mounted and they are already working on it. It's a personal choice and less of a necessary step.
    It's just something I always do, even for Luma3DS. Just to be double sure It's a completely clean upgrade.
    Edit, I should make it more clear that it's a suggestion and not a necessary step though.
     
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