1. Saviorshand

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    Hello! I have a similar question to some others that have been posted but different enough I thought a thread would be helpful.

    I recently damaged my N3DSXL to the point it will no longer power on. It was during a trigger repair that went horribly wrong. I have shaky hands and I scratched the motherboard along a trace. I’ve decided it’d be best to just get a new one.

    My issue is I had a 256gb mostly full sd card with home brew I really don’t want to have to manually reinstall all the apps.

    I saw a thread for the transfer when the old console still works but is there a method for when that’s not available?

    Anyhelp would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. BaamAlex

    BaamAlex CVE-2018-6242
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    If the console doesn't work anymore, how should you transfer the stuff to the new console? Only new install is your only option. Use custom install to install your games. This is much faster.
     
  3. dwain12435

    dwain12435 GBAtemp's Unofficial EarthBound Maniac
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    If you have a NAND backup of the old console, then you can use GodMode9 to get the movable.sed from the essential.exefs of said backup, then you can inject it into the new console (1:/private/movable.sed). Then you can continue using the old SD Card perfectly fine! After you run faketik, of course.
     
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  4. Kwyjor

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    Injecting movable.sed seems to come with problems, though I've never been quite clear on the exact details. (I mean, isn't everything on the NAND still encrypted with the old movable.sed?)

    I just thought I should mention that a safer alternative is to use ninfs on a PC (with the old movable.sed) to decrypt the save data, which can then be unpacked with 3ds-save-tool and restored using Checkpoint. You still have to reinstall the software with that method, but at least you get your save data back.
     
  5. KleinesSinchen

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  6. dwain12435

    dwain12435 GBAtemp's Unofficial EarthBound Maniac
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    All that it would do is duplicate the effects of a factory reset, which shouldn't matter, as it's a new console anyway.
     
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