How can I get a copy of my firmware?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Jimmay123, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. Jimmay123
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    Complete beginner here so please keep it simple and don't flame me :)
    For curiosity sake id like a copy of the 9.5 firmware that's on my 3ds for my PC so I can rummage through it
    I'm learning how to find vulnerabilities.
    From what I've found out I can get it off a retail game cartridge or from my nand
    Now the nand seems a bit scary one wrong slip during soldering and il basically blow my ds up so I'd prefer to go down the game cartridge route if it's possible.
    Any suggestions?
    all i have available is my 3ds running 9.5 right now but I'm buying a sky3ds as recommended by a few people
    Can you dump with sky as you can with a gateway to the SD?
     
  2. liomajor

    liomajor GBAtemp Maniac

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    Buy a 3ds with firmware between 4.x and 9.2 and just dump it with Gateway Software/Flashcard.
     
  3. Jimmay123
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    I don't have a lot of cash right now I have to save just to get the sky card
     
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    Guess it's no biggie
     
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    Shanester GBAtemp Regular

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    wtf... sky3ds is more expensive AND you can't dump your nand from the sky3ds.
     
  6. Jimmay123
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    Because I'm on 9.5 I was told gateway3ds wouldn't work.
    And I have to disagree if you are referring to it being cheaper to buy a new ds
    New ds: £160 cheapest
    Sky3ds: £55
     
  7. Slushie3DS

    Slushie3DS Cold Beverage Lover

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    You can always hard-mod a dumper into your device.

    [​IMG]
     
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    mate that looks scary as
    think il just buy a flash card to back up my games
     
  9. lemanuel

    lemanuel Maxconsole's All-Knowing Lurker

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    keep in mind, as already said above that Sky3DS can't backup your games.