is homebrew safe

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  1. pigeonboy52766
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    my dad got on my case about homebrew and i want to know if it is safe
     


  2. Filo97

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    homebrew are safe as thwy run strictly in userland.
     
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    It is... As long as you're using a userland exploit, you won't brick your 3ds.
     
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    rlly? homebrew cant damage the system!!! the most it can do is freeze
     
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    my dad thinks that thats what they say and that they could be lying
     
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    Your dad's right if he's talking about downgrades. *hax, not so much.
     
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    Then tell your dad that he watches to much of the news
     
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    i dont care about downgrading
     
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    Yeah more than 2000 people doing homebrew are lying *sarcasm*
     
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    This is ARM11, it can play custom games, it cant break the system! It has as much access as evrything else!
     
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    I hear too much homebrew will make you blind and give you hairy palms.
     
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    There are many people using homebrew and every single one would say it cant break the system!

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    See that now that is fake!
     
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    Yeah man homebrew is dangerous it can turn your 3DS into a cat, it might even try to live in your house so watch out.
     
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    he thinks it could be malicous or something stupid like that and i told him it has userland access and that every one says its safe
     
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    I heard of a so called thing "Sarcasm" yesterday...
     
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    Um. It sounds like your dad doesn't know technology. Not to be rude..

    Homebrew isn't necessarily something that will mess up your system files. Things like emulators, or homebrew games? They're safe. Even playcoinsetter is safe. You're not doing anything to harm the system.
     
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    ^ Yup, he's right
     
  18. zoogie

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    You're much more likely to see malware on your PC than a 3ds. I mean like 100 times more.
    3ds userland malware is possible, but most homebrew devs want to hold on to their reputations.
     
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    Hello dad, :grog: homebrew is very safe it only has userland access and cant possibly ruin a console at worst you get a freeze/lockup and a simple reboot fixes the issue.
     
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    my dad and my grandpa are techies and he has run homebrew on our wii so i dont know what hes complaining about
    he does think its cool though especially about duke nukem on my 3ds
     
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