Plaitect Guide Issues Please Help!

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    Hey Guys. I successfully downgraded my friends 3ds to 10.4 (just the firm) by completing the DSiware downgrade. What do I do next? Go straight into the 9.2 downgrade? Should I format first, if so? Would that mess anything up?
     
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    Follow the guide word by word.
    If you're unsure, please link the exact Part # and Step.
     
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    Is it okay to format a system that has been downgraded with the DSiWare method? I want to format because it causes less errors during the 9.2 downgrade. Why comment on my thread if you were literally going to ignore the main post? Are you just doing this whole GBAtemp thing for the online "likes?" Do you even want to help people?
     
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    I am commenting because telling us what exact step you are at in the guide will help others figure out an answer for you.
     
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    I am literally at step one on the 9.2.0 downgrade. IS IT FUCKING OKAY TO FORMAT A SYSTEM THAT HAS BEEN DOWNGRADED WITH THE DSIWARE METHOD? I'm not sure how much clearer I can make that, friendo.

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    If you're using browserhax as an entry then yeah it would be but since the guide doesn't mention anything about formatting, you shouldn't format shit fam.
    now gimme my online likes
     
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    Thanks for dicking me around for 3 replies just to prove to me that you are literally no help.

    :yay:
     
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    what version were you on before the native firm downgrade? unless youre on 11.0, you cant user browserhax
     
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    I was on 11.0.0.33. My original question still stands guys. Read my fucking posts please.
     
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    From the guide


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    All variations of sysUpdater, not just sysDowngrader, have a very small chance of causing a “soft brick” once the downgrade is complete and the device reboots. This will cause the system to boot directly to the Nintendo error screen instructing users to power off the device.

    The reason for this is unknown, but can be prevented by performing a system format before downgrading. It seems to happen very often on systems with ambassador status or who have DSiWare installed.

    Once this error happens, it can only be fixed by using recovery mode (A + R + L + Up on the D-Pad) to update to the latest system version.

    As of the time this is written, the latest version (11.2.0) has completely blocked all software downgrading, and if someone encounters this error they will be locked out of any further downgrading unless they downgrade their NFIRM."
     
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    perform a format as it'll minimize your chances of soft bricking
     
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    https://plailect.github.io/Guide/9.2.0-downgrade

    Literally one of the very first disclaimers. You just don't know what you're talking about.

    EDIT: I will admit it is not necessarily the first disclaimer. Probably the last.

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

    For anyone visiting this thread later, formatting was the right move.
     
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    Part of me wants to say go ahead and format, so you reduce your soft brick chance, but part of me thinks that formatting your console while NFIRM is downgraded might mess something up. I think you should just downgrade and not worry about formatting because the chance of a soft brick happening is very small, with or without formatting.
     
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    The chance of brick is small only if OP doesn't have an ambassador status on his console or any DSiWare installed. If the guide says that performing a format will minimize the chances, then it indeed is the right move.
     
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