Please help.

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by LankO, Jan 7, 2017.

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How screwed am I?

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  1. LankO
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    LankO Newbie

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    Hello. Early today i began to mod my 2ds and added the soundhax homebrew installer. After i did that i rebooted and my top screen zoomed and shifted. I tried formatting the system and removing the battery pack. Please help. Pic VERY related
     

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  2. Zelbano

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    Have you tried to restore a Nand backup?
     
  3. LankO
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    Would that roll me back? If so it might not help because a backup was created after the screw-up for an odd reason
     
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    Well if your 2Ds is on FW 2.1 you are screwed. You can't complete the setup.
     
  5. LankO
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    I think it's 2.1.0-35U. So im just screwed? Any suggestions?
     
  6. Zelbano

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    The backup would have to be from before you started to install Soundhax for it to work. So if you dont have that, then im out of ides, sorry.

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    You can try to start a cartrige game and upgrade from there. Not sure if that would help thou. Or if that is even possible the be frank. The 2DS isnt meant tp have FW 2.1 so to upgrade from it could cause some bugs i guess.
     
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  7. Wahrrelasse

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    If you have a Nand backup a hardmod could help.
     
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    It states in 3ds.guide NOT to format your 2DS, otherwise this will happen.
    You cannot complete the setup, so you'll have to have a backup from before you formatted.

    Can anyone say if using a cart update and that special key combination to skip setup works?
     
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  9. KunoichiZ

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    You have screwed yourself over big time and only a hardmod+NAND backup can save you.
    How can they start up a cartridge when they can't get passed the inital startup?

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    It would be in Plailect's guide if it did.
     
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    Shoulda never formatted bud, real bad idea.
    I'm guessing you never got to install A9LH?
    Only thing to do now is hardmod it and restore it using a NAND backup from before downgrading to 2.1. (assuming you have one)

    You can't even do that if they can't pass the setup.

    EDIT: Ninja'd :ph34r:
     
  11. LankO
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    Can you explain to me how to go about that
     
  12. Zelbano

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    He could start the 2DS, just that the top screen was "strange".
     
  13. KunoichiZ

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    Yes, but now he can't get passed the start up. The top screen being strange on a 2DS on 2.1.0 is completely normal.
     
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    or have your 2DS shipped to a hardmodder such as vb_encryption_vb (if he even does 2DS', not sure about that)
     
  15. zoogie

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    It's $65 ($71 w/ postage) to hardmod a 2ds, you mind as well buy a new 2ds for nine bucks more.
     
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  16. LankO
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    Oh dear
     
  17. zoogie

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    Sorry this happened to you. You seem like a nice person.

    Just curious, what guide did you use?
     
  18. LankO
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    It was from here https://3ds.guide
     
  19. zoogie

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    Yeah, unfortunately we can't blame the guide for that. :/

    https://3ds.guide/2.1.0-ctrtransfer
    "Never format a 2DS while on a version <6.0.0 or you will be unable to complete initial setup and will BRICK!"
     
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  20. adrifcastr

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    Hardmod or New3ds, since you don't seem to have a nand backup, you gotta go and buy a new 3ds