How would i unbrick a n3ds using A9HL? (Safety & Prevention)

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  1. xdarkmario
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    Now i havent bricked my N3ds, but i just would like to know and be ready for anything nintendo or... Gateway Throws at me. so how do we unbrick uning A9HL? or is it not even ready yet?
     


  2. SomeGamer

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    Make a NAND backup with D9, restore in case of a brick.
     
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    As long as you have a working sysnand.bin, you can launch Decrypt9 by holding Start on boot and restore it from there
     
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    does it have to be a D9 backup? i do have 1 sysnand.bin backup from way back when i first got te N3ds and a Emunand.bin backup (made every week)
     
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    It's probably fine if the backup hasn't been made with D9, however, it doesn't hurt to make one! ;)
     
  6. xdarkmario
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    Right you are.
    Also I was wondering. Can a9hl help you against a gateway brick?

    ~xperia Z1~
     
  7. dragon_from_iso

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    decrypt9 wont read gateway backups
     
  8. xdarkmario
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    ok ill make another backup ASAP
     
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    Better be safe than sorry...
    Are you sure? AFAIK NAND.bin is a 1:1 copy of the NAND chip's content.
     
  10. xdarkmario
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    also holding start on boot does not open decrypt9wip
     
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    If you follow plailect's guide, it does. [​IMG]
     
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    What if someone did have A9HL, but didn't have a nand back up, are they fucked then if they brick?

    Yes, I do have a nand back up, I'm just curious.
     
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    I guess they'd be fucked, unless it were possible to use another device's nand backup(which I'm pretty sure isn't)
     
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    No, it is not possible to use another device's NAND backup. The entire NAND is encrypted using hardware specific encryption keys.
     
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    For example if i have a bricked 3ds with aureinand so it boot arm9loaderhax.bin
    can i change the bin file to ctrbootmanager9 and boot d9 from the bricked console?
     
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    Get decrypt9wip.bin, rename it to arm9loaderhax.bin and put it in your root
     
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    I think it doesn't, at least I know that Emunand9 won't let you restore a Gateway NAND backup. It adds some extra bytes to the read or something like that.
     
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    fixed by updating to latest ver
     
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    That's not true, they'll work just fine.
     
  20. dragon_from_iso

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    if thats the case how come decrypt9 wont read any of my gateway backup?