Messed up - blue light turning on and then off

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by potatosaladbutter, Dec 25, 2016.

  1. potatosaladbutter
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    I think my PC killed my SD - it got corrupted and I was forced to format it as my 3ds would not read it nor would my PC. When I turn my 3ds on the blue light turns on for a second and then quickly turns off. Am I screwed?
     
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    Not at all. Just restore a backup. You made a backup, right? Right?
     
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    You are not screwed. You just need the "arm9loaderhax.bin" in the root of your card and it will boot again.
    Since A9LH v2, the system simply turns off when "arm9loaderhax.bin" is missing from the root of the SD card.
     
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    You can probably recover at least some of the data on the SD card using something like testdisk. If you care about anything that was on that SD card, make a backup asap or you risk not being able to recover as much.
     
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    Did this and didn't work - my SD card was wiped completely clean because the corruption with my pc
     
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    First of all do you have CFW?
     
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    Try with a different SD card. Don't use the SD card that got corrupt if you care about recovering anything from it.

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    If you formatted it, make sure it's fat32

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    Also, if your pc isn't reading it open the disk manager and make sure you have all unallocated space partitioned to primary
     
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    Can you boot into A9LH payloads like decrypt9 and or emuNAND9?
     
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    Put in the arm9loaderhax.bin from latest Luma release and was able to get into Luma3DS config.

    Version is on Sys 11.2 - not sure where to go from here

    Nope - just a blank Sys 11.2.0 - no payloads on the SD
     
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    If my Version is "Sys 11.2.0" is there anything I can do to get HBLauncher again or Decrypt/Hourglass9?

    I found my sysNAND_original.bin - back on 9.2
     
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    A NAND backup won't help. You'll either have to reinstall everything, find a backup of your SD card, or use something like testdisk to restore the files.
    To get Decrypt9/Hourglass9 back, just download them and put them in the right location on the SD card. Don't remember where, but I'm pretty sure the guide covers it.
    To get Homebrew Launcher back, just extract this zip to your SD card: https://smealum.github.io/ninjhax2/starter.zip