Is there an easier way to install a ROM than going through the tedious process of converting to CIA?

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  1. oscc
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    Sorry if this is a dumb question, have spent ages installing ROMs on my 4.5 3ds, and half the ROMs don't load when opened after installation
     
  2. night_hawk

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    No.
    And half games don't work due to your firmware
     
  3. Arras

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    The only choice other than CIAs is to get either a Sky3ds or a Gateway.
     
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    You could look on that one 3ds iso website, some cia's are there, also make sure you're using latest emunand on RXTOOLS
     
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    How do I check if I'm using the latest emunand? (I'm using RXTools)
     
  6. evandixon

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    Look in system settings. If you're on the latest you should see RX-E 9.8 or something similar.
     
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    Oh! I'm definitely not, it's RX-E 4.5. How do I get on the latest emunand? My 3ds is on 4.5
     
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    Use system settings to update. Just make SURE you're in emunand before doing so.
     
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    Sorry for the ignorance, when you say make sure I'm in emunand before updating do you basically mean boot into RxTools (via MSET) first?
     
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    Make sure you see the RX-E before updating. If you don't see it, you're in sysnand and should not update.
     
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    Wow... somehow updated Sysnand and now I'm on 9.8.0-25E. Am I fucked now? Or is there a way to rollback/get Rxtools working with latest FW?

    Or is Sky3ds the only option?
     
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    Nope, you're screwed. The person above who tried to help you literally told you to make sure you're in emunand before updating.
     
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    Yeah I don't know how it did Sysnand, I double checked beforehand. Oh well I never used my 3ds anyway, just had curiosity
     
  14. fatkinglet

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    It seemed that you didn't de-link the nands, so it will update both your nands
     
  15. Madridi

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    That's the most untrue statement I have heard..
     
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    if it is not true, then why it is instructed to delink the nands in the tutorial?
     
  17. Madridi

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    The delinking is only related to installing CIA as going to data management supposedly deletes them (that doesn't happen to me and apparently a lot others). It's also to get rid of the unwrapping bug.

    There might be some other reasons, but what you mentioned is not one of them. Not even close.

    And yes, my nands are linked, and I know this info first hand
     
  18. insidexdeath

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    Well since he double checked that means he exited system settings and went on it again and updated.