Issue using browserhax with 8.1?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Woosh, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. Woosh

    Woosh Member

    Jul 27, 2014
    Hi everyone, I've recently discovered that my brother's 3DSXL is at version 8.1.0-12U. From what I understand, this means I'm in a perfect spot to use exploits such as browserhax. However, I can't seem to actually make browserhax work on said system. I've installed the Homebrew Starter Kit properly on to the SD card, and scanned the QR code / manually typed in the web address on the browser application. No matter what however, the webpage just opens up to a blank white screen, rather than booting up the Homebrew Launcher. My friend is stumped as to why it's not working correctly. What am I doing incorrectly (if anything), and how can I fix this?

    Thank you!
  2. GalladeGuy

    GalladeGuy Freeze Kirby :3

    Oct 28, 2015
    United States
    This happens if you have opened the browser with internet on since the exploit was semi-fixed. Unfortunately, you will need to find a new homebrew method. I recommend getting OOT and Powersaves.
  3. ric.

    ric. Drivin' to meme country

    Sep 17, 2015
    Wasn't the exploit only semi-fixed on 9.9 and above? I'm still able to use browserhax on my 9.2 sysnand - in fact, I used it to install Menuhax and autoboot into emunand. It's not the most reliable but it works.

    EDIT: Just tried it, can confirm Sliderhax still works on 9.2 sysnand.
    Last edited by ric., Dec 21, 2015
  4. GalladeGuy

    GalladeGuy Freeze Kirby :3

    Oct 28, 2015
    United States
    I thought it was blocked on all versions. @Woosh Try clearing your cookies and exit out of the tab with the browserhax page. Then, turn off your internet and type in the page. Go out of the browser, turn on internet, go back in. It should work.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    Wait, which starter pack are you using? Also, I found this on the Browserhax page: This may or may not work on firmwares below 9.0. If you're below 9.0 please don't ask for help.
    And this too: DO NOT put the payload on your SD. It will auto download that.

    Not to mention the fact that this is IMPOSSIBLE to run on < 9.0 because Ninjhax 2.x doesn't support it. And you can't use Ninjhax 1.x because Browserhax isn't a kernel exploit.

    Long story short: It won't work.

    This is why Google exists.
    Last edited by GalladeGuy, Dec 21, 2015
  5. IpsoFact0

    IpsoFact0 GBAtemp Fan

    Mar 30, 2015
    The Six
    same issue here how did u resolve it?
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