Potential corrupt eMMC

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Hello!

I have a unit that was hacked with CFW, AMS. I should mention that I have complete NAND backups. The issue I am facing is that the unit powered off during a factory reset, while it was at like 60%, now Hekate doesn't really boot and the unit is only giving me a blue screen.

I can still enter RCM, and inject payloads, but the question is if there is anything to do now. Is there any way to rebuild the eMMC of the Switch itself?

Any help/guidance is greatly appreciated.
 
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This doesn't seem to be working since I can't really launch Hekate. I just get Missing bootloader errors, even though they are there.
 

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try using an sd card with heakte?
Could you please clarify what you mean with an SD card with Hekate? I've already put the bootloader folder on the SD card, and then tried injecting Hekate, which doesn't work as explained above.
 

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The fact that you cannot boot into Hekate points to something being corrupted in your SD card. Have you tried:
* Using a PC to check for SD errors?
* Re-install Hekate/Atmosphere/SigPatches?
* Using a PC to view the content sd:\bootloader? If your PC can't find files there, your Switch and Hekate won't either.
 
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Could you please clarify what you mean with an SD card with Hekate? I've already put the bootloader folder on the SD card, and then tried injecting Hekate, which doesn't work as explained above.
Like wiiNinja said, try reinstalling hekate on your sd card.
 
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Thank you both for the response! I've tried both of these suggestions before, but I've also tried them again. I've tried with two different SD card, both checked for errors (none present).

I've tried to setup the SD cards from scratch in various ways, formatted both in FAT32 and exFAT. When I inject hekate payload, the screen just stays black so I'm guessing that the eMMC is corrupted somehow, and if I only could get into hekate for example I could maybe try and rebuild it from a NAND backup.
 

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Have you tried to hold the power button for 15 seconds to make sure the Switch is OFF, before trying RCM?
Yes I have. But I've also found the real issue after a lot of discord help. The ram is faulty.
I appreciate the help here though, thank you for taking the time :)
 
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