How do i remove A9LH from my N3DS?

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  1. SushiKing
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    My N3ds XL keeps crashing/freezing and i want to remove it completely.

    How do i get started and what do i do?
     
  2. Arck

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    you just nned to boot the a9lh payload of safeA9LHinstaller and press select to uninstall
     
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    And that will completely get rid of a9lh? Back to a factory n3ds on 11.3?
     
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    I honestly don't think you should uninstall it, A9LH doesn't do that. Did you follow Plaitect's guide? If you did, disable clock+l2 from Luma settings. That should fix it.
     
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    What is the exact problem with your 3DS? It must be pretty bad if your going to give up hax/piracy/homebrews for....
     
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    Yeah. Just remember to delete any Luma files on CTR NAND.
     
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    I just tried it, and this happened: http://i.imgur.com/aLHi5iT.jpg?1

    I pushed Start, then FIRM 11.0.. has been detected!

    So do i push SELECT to load 10.4
    OR Press another button to load FIRM from CTRNAND?

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    I want to remove it to see if it's my n3ds thats broken, if not i'll install it again :)
     
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    A9LH has nothing to do with your random freezes, please don't just randomly remove stuff if you don't know what you are doing.
    I suggest checking into the MicroSD card first to see if that's causing the problem.
    These kinds of threads pop up way too often and it's never been A9LH that has caused the problem
     
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    I've tried a lot of options and my last option is to basically remove it completely. It's not my SD Card and ive tried everything else, i just want to remove it first
     
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    A9LH is not causing your problem.
    Did you try this suggestion?
     
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    If your only goal is to remove it to see if it works, and install it again you'll only manage to increase your chances of bricking. If it is a problem in the 3ds OS, the freezes won't dissappear. With a9lh you have the possibility to restore a nand backup if something goes wrong. The best thing to do is tell us EXACTLY what happens, when, configs, FW version, CFW version, etc
    As someone already posted, removing things randomly won't fix anything.
     
  12. SushiKing
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    I've already replaced the SD Card, Downloaded clean copies, tried replacing the boot bin to boot directly in to decrypt 9, deleting the firmware.bin And still freezes/failes to boot. It launches on a backscreen

    I'm on 11.2 with luma 6.6 How would i restore my Nand? My only backup is sysNAND-A9LHAX.bin
     
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    Do you have any previous backups?
    And it sounds like you screwed something up trying to troubleshoot this issue. What were you doing before you started experiencing this issue?
     
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    Thats the only backup i have sadly, But thats the only thing i havnt tried yet.

    It started to freeze randomly while playing games. Then got worse over time to it not booting at all, just a black screen. Happened around the time i updated luma to 6.6 and my system to 11.2eu
     
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    btw i had the same issue
    when you boot up does it crash after 6 sec or something ?
    check if your dsp is corrupted
    if yes then remove your theme asap
    if that doesn't work look at your ext data and see if there is a 0 mb extension
    if that doesnt work as well then sadly check for errors if it still correspond then delete every file in your sd card (backup the important ones)
     
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    I had the exact same issue as you, the solution is to delete the Nintendo 3DS (this contains your games and saved data so back it up) folder from your SD card, let the system recreate it. When ejecting your SD card from your device, to put files on or remove files from it (if it is the New 3DS XL), MAKE SURE THE DEVICE IS POWERED OFF, do not remove the card when the device is on, it corrupts the data on the SD card.

    https://gbatemp.net/threads/random-crashes.456146/
     
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    Go with this suggestion
    If this doesn't work, do consider hardware to be an issue. A9LH doesn't cause random freezing and mostly other factors are at play here.
     
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    If your 3DS freezes and crashes and you have A9LH, it is quite possible that the only reason it still even boots is that you have A9LH.
    By removing it you may get a full brick.
    The probable causes are that your SYSNAND is corrupted as fuck or your SD is full of broken files.
    Try to fix those problems before giving your 3DS a dead sentence (as install a clean old backup of your NAND, format your SD an copy back only the essential files, etc.)
     
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    if that doesnt work also check if your sd card is corrupted.
     
  20. SushiKing
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    Thank you so much, this was the problem the whole time... I just deleted the Nintendo 3DS folder and now it works flawlessly!!

    The only problem now is, how do i backup all my saved games :/

    I have to re-install all my games/themes again but how do i get my saves back?