Invalid CIA

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  1. pikachusykes
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    when I try to install cias on my o3ds on big blue menu, it says that it is invalid and won't let me download. but, when I try it on my 2DS it works. what is the problem? is it possibly a region problem?
     


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  3. KaduPSE

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    What CFW? Emunand or Sysnand? What CIA? Do you have enough space on your SD card?
     
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    rxtools,emunand, a lot of cias that I use which are RF USA, and I have 9 gb left. and I'm trying to install luigi's mansion.
     
  5. KaduPSE

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    Does FBI give an error too or just Dev Menu?
     
  6. PaiiNSteven

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    Try using cakesfw. I couldnt install a cia until i used that. Then it worked fine.
     
  7. squee666

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    which has nothing to do with his issue it just means you had problems.
     
  8. pikachusykes
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    all gives an error

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    what do you think it could be?
     
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    whats the error message

    im guessing you are running BBM via the home menu in emunand.

    Have you tried installing other CIA isntallers

    have you successfully installed any other cias?
     
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    after the game gets to 100%. it just says that it's invalid. I have tried devmenu too. and yea, I run BBM from home menu in emunand. and I have omega ruby and Mario kart 7 on it now. and do u know any other cia installers?
     
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    are you running the CIA install from the homebrew launcher? (if so thats why its failing)

    you can try FBI or NASA
     
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    nah, I'm not trying it from the homebrew launcher. FBI gives the same results. I'll try NASA
     
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    Sometimes is the CIA try another one. I had this issue with a DLC from super smash bros and then I downloaded another one and it worked.

    Also check you don't have anything related to that CIA installed in your system.
     
  14. KaduPSE

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    Sounds like a corrupted CIA to me, try redownloading and comparing hashes.
     
  15. muskieratboi

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    When you have errors like this, it's always good to provide the Full Error code.
     
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    it didn't really give me an error code. after it finished downloading it just says "this cia is invalid" and for some cias it won't even let my try and download them. it says "this cia is invalid"
     
  17. muskieratboi

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    Have you tried redownloading the CIAs? try and get them from a reputable source. and try loading up some Homebrew CIAs first.
     
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    can u give me any good reliable sources? xD
     
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    *console* ISO site.
     
  20. pikachusykes
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    oh, my sysnan and emunand are linked. would that cause a problem too?