I may have messed up my CFW.

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by rb24, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. rb24
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    Hi everyone. I want to start by saying I'm a noob in the hacking scene so I may not understand or may seem foolish when I'm speaking about something, but I will try my best to explain my problem. So it's been a long time since I installed a CFW using this guide https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki . Everything is working fine until today when for some reason I opened TinyFormat and wiped everything out. Now I made a backup of my sd card in its current state, but I also have backups from when I followed the guide. Will I be able to restore my CFW by using my nand backups or am I doomed? If it's possible can someone give me a step-by-step process on restoring my nand because I'm very rusty when it comes to hacking at this point.
     
  2. Ziefer846

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    Copy everything back to your SD card, including your NAND backup. Open up D9 before boot. Use the restore (keep A9LH) option. You didn't lose your CFW or A9LH.
     
  3. rb24
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    I'm sorry, but what is D9? After accidentally using Tinyformat, my 3ds rebooted and took me straight to the initial setup stage. I'm not able to access the homebrew launcher like before by pressing down on reboot. And also, which nand backup should I use to restore? I have emuNAND_formatted.bin , emuNAND_original.bin , sysNAND.bin , sysNAND_original.bin , and sysNAND-A9LHAX.bin. Like I said, at this point I don't know what any of those mean anymore but thank you nonetheless for helping me out.
     
  4. Temptress Cerise

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    Drag sysNAND-A9LHAX.bin onto your SD Card. Then hold start at boot time. This should make you boot into Decrypt9 (D9) from here, restore sysNAND-A9LHAX.bin. While it's not needed to use the Keep A9LH option when restoring a NAND backup that says it has A9LH on it, it's better to be safe, since I don't know if you actually did name them correctly.

    Then you should be fine.
     
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    D9 is Decrypt9, you should be able to boot into it by holding "start" before your 3DS boots, also restore your 3DS using the "sysNAND-A9LHX.bin"
    As already mentioned, make sure to use the "keep a9lh" option

    EDIT: Ninja'd
     
  6. rb24
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    And it's back! Thank you all so much, I can't say how much I appreciate your quick responses.