NAND Backup before configuring the 3DS

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  1. a9lh-1user
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    Hy there i've a question that bothers me because i want to by another 3DS for playing around with CFW and DEV titles. When i bought it and DONT turn it on could i make a hardmod and save my NAND to my PC before turning it on and make the first configuration? Or do i have to make the first configuration of the 3DS because the NAND will be not "ready" or unusable afterwards?

    Thanks for suggestion or maybe knowing if this is possible :)
     
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    Hm. Just guessing. However, the nand should be accessible even before the customers first boot. I would assume that the nand is necessary for it to even boot at all. It's not like it creates the nand after the initial setup.
     
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    I know that.
    But is it a usable NAND for putting it back on the 3DS?
    Or is it CRAP without the first configuration?
     
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    I assume it's usable. It's just at the state before the initial configuration. So, when you restore it, it'd be like a first time setup.
     
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