Newer eshop titels don't work... because of missing emunand?

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  1. Bonny
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    Until yesterday any game i started did run fine on my 3DS (FW 4.4.0 US) with GW 2.3b.

    Today i tried to run the following games and encountert these errors:

    - Liberation Maider: After selecting it in the GW Menu, the catridge slot icon of the 3DS stayed empy
    - Azure Striker Gunvolt: After starting it, the 3ds hangs on the 3DS wave-logo on the upper screen
    - Shovel Knight: Same error as Azure Striker Gunvolt
    - Theatrythm Final Fantasy: After starting it, "an error has accured, please turn off your 3ds" appeared

    I never set up/created an emunand, are all these 3 errors are results of that, or are the files corrupt?

    I know i can't set up an emunand now, because of the 9.xx update. Is it possible to update via a rom file?

    Thanks for your time! :bow:
     
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    Ok... thanks a lot. Any additional tips to make super sure i don't update my sysnand ? :unsure::shy:
     
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    uhm... make sure you start the rom in emunand o_o
    that's about it... and yeah obviously, keep the internet off while you do the update
    and make sure you have a 4.x backup, just in case


    edit: also, obviously you have to set up the emunand partition first... backup your sd card data before that, creating emunand formats the sd, you can copy the content back to it afterwards, but the sd card will be 1 GB smaller, this is the size of the hidden emunand partition (talking about the big SD inside your 3ds, not the micro sd of the gateway)
     
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    How to make 100% sure emunand is correctly started? How about the "Folder"trick? I turn on my 3ds, and create a sys-folder. So this indicates me, that sysnand is loaded, right?
    Now i format emunand, boot GW mode, and create a emunand-folder. And this folder is only visible when emunand is loaded, correct?

    Of course i backup my real nand first... but, if i accidently update my real nand, this backup is as good as useless...:unsure:
     
  6. Abcdfv

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    Well it can be used to downgrade your system back to 4.5, so I wouldnt call it useless.
     
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    With good solder-skills. So it's no option for me.
     
  8. Abcdfv

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    Or roughly the same cost of a Gateway. A lot of people on this site do the work for others. Infinitydream and Gamesquest both do it in europe.
     
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    Yeah, ... i really know these people are offering a great service, but as picky collector i rather buy a new console. If you give a glossy console to other people, you'll get it back with scratches. After my glossy Slim Xbox360 has been RGH'ed, i had to replace the whole case. :glare:
     
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    ill have you know i take great care of peoples consoles, :P as a collector i know condition is everything to some people :P i have even found myself giving some of them a little clean :rofl2:
     
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    Mine started acting up like this until eventually the spring on the microSD slot broke, probably before this the microSD wasn't being locked at the correct position, causing the gateway to stop reading correctly.
    I ended buying a new one, but I intend to try to replace the microSD slot.
     
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    Good the hear that. If i mess this up, i'll happily get back to you :shy:

    The spring-loaded slot of the Gateway is really not the best quality... i'am as careful as can be, and do not often remove the micro-sd card. Because every other game works perfect, i'll guess it's not that. Is it hard to replace the slot?
     
  13. Abcdfv

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    You can just slide the microsd in and out without using the spring. There's no latch holding the microsd in.
     
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    It's a spring loaded slot... so there is a latch that holds the card, if you push it down. And you have to press the card down a little so the spring releases it again. I really don't know what you mean. :unsure:
     
  15. Abcdfv

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    I assure you there is no latch, you can simply slide the card out without pushing it down. A lot of people do it because they dont like using the spring.
     
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    Really? Oh... very intresting. So i don't really have to use the spring mechanism...? Thanks-a-lot. One thing less to worry about. ^_^
     
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    Happy happy, joy joy.

    Just created and updated Emunand to 7.1 via the Scooby-Doo & Looney Tunes Cartoon Universe Adventure rom.

    Azure Striker Gunvolt now works and Liberation Maiden still comes up with this strange "no icon" error. I guess the rom is corrupt.

    Anyway - thanks for all your kind help!