luma3ds installation guide softbricked my 3ds HELP

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  1. GamePlayMadBros
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    So i was trying to get luma3ds on my 3ds, but when i found out that i didn't need luma3ds to use fbi, i tried getting rid of the files but when i remove the boot.firm file from the sd card it will soft brick my device... also my homebrew will crash when trying to open hb apps and i just want to get rid of it, i dont have internet at home to factory reset... its just a bad time for me so someone help!
     
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  2. Mat37

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    Have you made a backup of boot.firm before deleting it? It's the file that allow 3ds to boot up
     
  3. Zekamon

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    Just download a new boot.firm from
    https://github.com/AuroraWright/Luma3DS/releases

    Also you need Luma3DS to install unsigned Games and Homebrew

    Also you can remove CFW if you have a backup from before the installation and restore from it with HourGlass9
     
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    It's not the guide that bricks someone's 3ds/2ds, it's the the user not following the guide properly/doing something not mentioned in the guide/etc.

    However as others have already said just put the boot.firm back and it'll be fine.
     
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    On latest firmware you do need CFW to use FBI, also even on older firmware, without CFW you can only install legit CIAs, which there are only a handful of.
     
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    i dont mind if i have to use Legit CIAs, i just wanna get rid of luma3ds

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    i have tried that... i guess i'll have to wait when i can use an internet connection on my 3DS, without browser login or user and password so i can factory reset (P.S will factory reset (format from settings) hard/soft brick my 3ds after the error on homebrew?) :(

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    yeah leaving the boot.firm fixes it... a bit (sometimes browser will freeze the entire system, trying to access homebrew usong that rosalina thing in ds play will repeat the 3ds logo when opening an app) and i still wanna use the hax :( :(
     
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    First, why would you think that you don't need to Luma3DS to use FBI? FBI requires a kernel exploit even to install Legit CIAs. Otherwise to use FBI on 11.4 you are going to need to use Luma3DS.
    Deleting boot.firm will just delete the CFW, thus resulting in the system not booting. To completely remove B9S, it you will have to restore either your clean firm0/1 or a clean NAND backup, but I wouldn't suggest it because you clearly have no idea what you are doing.
    Homebrew apps and non-legit games REQUIRE A CFW TO WORK! Anyone who says otherwise is just stupid or trolling.
    Just set your CFW back up like you had before and leave well enough alone.
    Whatever issues you are having are most likely caused
    If you are having issues with Luma3DS, bring them up in the thread
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/luma3ds-noob-proof-3ds-custom-firmware.473930/
     
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    If you just want to get rid of it because it's unstable, I suggest trying the legacy version from here: https://astronautlevel2.github.io/Luma3DS/builds/Luma3DS-d3bf904.zip
    It has Rosalina stripped out so it should be more stable.
     
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    i just assumed kay... tbh i WAS being stupid there a bit... since i be going ovaseas, i might be able to get a internet connection to format my system
     
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    ill try that before i even get an internet connection working on the 3ds
    ill try that when a computer is available to use!!... or ill format system