Okay, seriously, what did I miss?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by LuxerWap, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. LuxerWap
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    LuxerWap The Green Husky with a Broken Tail

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    I feel like I'm missing a lot. Yes, I heard about downgrading the firmware, but I still don't get the reason why I should downgrade. I have Ninjhax so that's why I didn't want to downgrade...

    Speaking of Ninjhax, did the hax have another upgrade or anything?
     


  2. Just Passing By

    Just Passing By GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Don't know how long you were gone, but you can now downgrade to 9.2 from 9.3 to 10.3. Also, we've gotten arm9loader hax to work which gives us many benefits, but you have to downgrade your 9.2 system to 2.1 to get it.
     
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    tree with wi fi
    lets hope we get injects
     
  4. Lacius

    Lacius GBAtemp Guru

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    People downgrade to 9.2 so they can use emuNAND. The benefits of emuNAND include the following:
    • Being able to update emuNAND to the latest version (currently 10.6) for online play and eShop access, not to mention new features and game compatibility
    • Being able to keep emuNAND updated, creating a future-proof situation where one has everything without sacrificing any hacks
    • Having a permanent homebrew exploit with the lower sysNAND because sysNAND will never need to be updated
    • Better homebrew compatibility (CIA)
    • Piracy
    • Other things I can't think of right now
     
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  5. Just Passing By

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    Injects for what exactly?
     
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    LuxerWap The Green Husky with a Broken Tail

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    Pardon my noobish mind but what the heck is emuNAND?
     
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    dont worry about what the heck emunand is just know that if you find a tutorial those are what it can get you i honestly dont really have an explanation but you dont need one to be totally honest
     
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    Emulated NAND, a sandbox where you can install CIAs and break havok without causing a brick.
    Also, something you can update without updating the real NAND and without losing access to exploits and hacks.
     
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    "Upgrading" to 9.2 lets you have emuNAND, which means homebrew on the home menu (such as emulators), custom CIA installations (aka pirating), editing saves, plus other sorts of stuff (like custom themes).
     
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    As sarkwalvein said, emuNAND is an emulated copy of your sysNAND. Think of it like a virtual machine on your computer. You can do whatever you want to your emuNAND without affecting your sysNAND. For example, I can keep my emuNAND up-to-date and play on it freely while keeping my sysNAND on 9.2 with homebrew entry points. A person could also do things such as patch signature checks on emuNAND, allowing him or her to install pirated games.
     
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    LuxerWap The Green Husky with a Broken Tail

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    Thanks, now I need tutorials to keep up with what I'm doing. It's a lot of work, but...
     
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    I messed up my first time installing, and I thought I was toast but eventually I got it right (with all my data intact!). So good luck and read every line of instruction!

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    This is the guide I used.
     
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    If you have access to an entry point like ninjhax and you're on 9.3-10.3, I would use SafeSysUpdater to downgrade to 9.2. Aside from the small yet mentionable brick risk of downgrading, there's no reason not to be on 9.2+emuNAND. It has all of the benefits with none of the downsides.

    Once on 9.2, you can pick an emuNAND and install it easily. I recommend this tutorial to install rxTools emuNAND if using an O3DS.
     
  15. LuxerWap
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    LuxerWap The Green Husky with a Broken Tail

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    ...I guess it's too late for that...
     
  16. Just Passing By

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    Did you brick?
     
  17. Lacius

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    I believe he means he is on a system version higher than 10.3. You can still downgrade to 10.2/10.3 with a hardmod, and from there downgrade to 9.2.
     
  18. Just Passing By

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    Ah ok. That makes sense.
     
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    Ah I assumed you were on 10.3 at most. Like others said, too bad so sad unless you're gonna hardmod.
     
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    LuxerWap The Green Husky with a Broken Tail

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    Yeeeah...I don't wanna take the risk of hardmoding the system.

    10.6...