Need Help! After Completion of Plailect guide I system formatted to remove NNID

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  1. Canadian_l3acon
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    I was trying to delete my NNID off of the console after doing the downgrade exploit from 11.1 by system transferring and then following the guide to completion. At first, after I had formatted, Hourglass9 was allowing me to restore the sysNAND, but I had no FBI or Homebrew channel. Now, Hourglass does not recognize any of my sysNAND backups. In system settings, my console shows version "Sys 11.1.0-34U". I am wondering if I need to restart the guide from the very beginning? Did I format everything I had previously done to downgrade the software and complete the guide?
     
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    If you have a9hl installed you don't need to redo anything. What happens when you try to restore with Hourglass9?
     
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    It keeps giving an error no recognized backup files. I have tried multiple backup files with no luck
     
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    You could try different versions of Hourglass9. Maybe you got a buggy build or something? Also make sure there are no weird characters in the backup filepath.
     
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    if you can access hourglass9 after formatting, just reinject FBI to H&S app and start from there.. i dont think you'd have to redo everything..and check on system settings if it says sys11.1.0.34U then you're good you didnt lose the hack..once that's done, just make a new nand backup while you still don't have NNID attached to it..
     
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    Thanks for the advice! I am not sure why this worked, but when I replaced the sysNAND backup in the root folder vs the files9 folder, it recognized it again! I restored the sysNAND and I got access to all of my homebrew apps again. However, one issue still remains: that when I go into my NNID settings to see if my account was unlinked, it gives me error code 022-2634. Is this because I have DSWare still on my console from my previously linked NNID?
     
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    If you remove your NNID then restore a backup that thinks it's still linked to an NNID you'll have problems with all online services that require you to log into an NNID. Not sure if it's related to that, but something to keep in mind.
     
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    That makes sense, and I am pretty sure you are exactly right. When I system transferred it moved my NNID along with the system transfer. So as far as I know every sysNAND backup I have for this console has my NNID linked to it. What are my options at this point?
     
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    Here's what I just did to solve almost the exact same issue:
    1) Keep a backup of your NAND with linked NNID & the Nintendo 3DS folder on your PC
    2) Go to system settings and perform a system format
    3) Go through the steps to set up the system
    4) Go to system settings -> nintendo id -> link existing ID (re-link your nintendo ID)
    5) Shut down system
    6) Copy nand backup (which was already linked to NNID) to /files9 & nintendo 3ds folder from step 1 to root of sdcard
    7) Restore the nand using hourglass9
    8) Reboot & voila go to e-shop and it should log you back in

    Basically you have to re-link the NNID as if it were a new system so nintendo servers recognize your console on their end. Then you can inject any backup with linked NNID and it will work.
     
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    Sounds like you want to completely remove the NNID so a different one can be linked. But you don't want to leave it formatted (why not? Just inject FBI and re-install any CIAs you need). If you'd like to get rid of just the NNID you can do this with FBI or GodMode9. Exact instructions coming soon as I can dig them up.
     
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    Ah I misunderstood then. Can't he just restore his nand backup and inject a blank nnidsave.bin? he would lose all games and saves tho
     
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    Basically, yes. Maybe OP should tell us what they're trying to accomplish because it sounds like they used a 3DS to do the DSiWare downgrade on another and now needs the old 3DS's info removed from that newly hacked 3DS so it can be setup as its own 3DS
     
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    The first

    This worked to get my system back running normal again, thank you! My end goal is to be able to have no NNID attached to the console, but have FBI and Homebrew access. Save files are not a concern. I am still new to this, though I have learned alot in the last few days.

    Although my console is functional again, it still has my NNID on it. Is the best way to get the result I am looking for to format the system, then reinstall FBI and the CIA files?
     
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    You can inject a blank nnidsave.bin (I think that's what it's called) but that will cause your purchased games to no longer work and possibly other problems
     
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    To completely remove the NNID, you need to do these things:

    1. Backup your NAND.
    2. Format the system to unlink the current NNID
    3. Restore backed up NAND
    4. Open Godmode9 or FBI 2.0+
    5. Navigate to CTRNAND -> data -> (32 Character ID) -> sysdata -> 00010038
    6. Rename the 00000000 file to something else or copy it to the SD card and then delete it.
    7. Reboot console. You should now no longer be signed into your NNID.
     
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    Ok what you need to to now then is to format the system and use hourglass9 to get a nand backup. This will leave your NNID unlinked and a NAND backup of the unlinked system.

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    What's the purpose of steps 3-7?
     
  17. AnalogMan

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    It removes the NNID from the system without doing a format. Doing this would result in the 3DS still being registered to the NNID on Nintendo's end though, hence step 2.

    Technically they could just system format and leave it at that. But if they have any (illegitimate) games already installed or homebrew CIAs installed or have it set up with themes or anything customized, then the steps I laid out would preserve that.
     
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    Ah gotcha, yep makes sense. I thought you wanted to start from a clean sys.