New 3DS XL Bricked

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Hey so recently my 3DS screen doesn't come on only the power light, It was modded with CFW and Homebrew awhile ago so i could backup saves and use Homebrew Pokemon Bank, But i haven't touched it in a long awhile now, When i came back to play on my 3DS it kept crashing in the 3DS home screen menu and now it just bricked does anyone know if i can fix it? I've never been the most knowledgeable when it comes to moding but it used to work fine so i'm unsure what happened
 
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depends on the cause, if it is software and if you've got a firmware dump there is hope.
if it's hardware and we can find out what it is and it is a replacable component or somethithing alike yes...
it's not always the same cause in such cases, and it might be tricky to find the cause since it's like fully bricked it's harder to diagnose.
 

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Backup your sdcard content in some place in your computer, format your sd card 32kb cluster size, then test it with h2testw. After that place the Luma3DS/GodMode9 files on it and power it on set up Luma like usual. If it still doesn't take you to the home menu, then you could try a nand restore or CTRTransfer if you don't have a nand backup.
 
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So i formatted it and put only the Luma and Godmode9 folders on their and now when i try to power it on it doesn't stay on , Before the power light power was kept on even if the screen seemed blank but now the power light it immediately goes out , And i don't believe i have have a nand backup?
 

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So i formatted it and put only the Luma and Godmode9 folders on their and now when i try to power it on it doesn't stay on , Before the power light power was kept on even if the screen seemed blank but now the power light it immediately goes out , And i don't believe i have have a nand backup?
You were told to make a nand backup when you first installed CFW, unless you skipped that step. You could try without the sdcard inserted and see if it boots into the home screen. Otherwise you should do a CTRTransfer.
 

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Same result with no SD Card , And i probably did the Nand Backup at the time if it was a step, Where would it be and what do i do with it?
 

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Alright so i tried moving back all the files that where on the SD card originally and it's booting up now! Though i still crashes if i'm the main menu for like 5 seconds, Says an exception occurs along with some other text and a dump code, Any ideas on fixing that it's probably the root of the original problem
 
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Is it an arm11 error? You could post it here for others to read it.
The nand backup is a .bin file around 1GB or so, doing a nand restore should fix any corruption or software issues. Did you by any chance install something the last you used this?
 

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I believe i can yes this is the menu that pop ups when holding it down
 

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