prevent update?

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  1. HugoAndore
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    hello got a N3DS 11.2 A9 Luma3DS CFW..


    is there a way to prevent the 3ds from downloading firmware update?

    • It is safe to update your system if you update from the system settings after installing A9LH and through a good CFW (like Luma3DS).
    Want to confirm above before doing it, thanks.
     
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    If you have A9LH and a CFW with FIRM protection such as Luma3DS, you *should* be ok to update if an update comes out. While I find it doubtful that Nintendo will patch A9LH, I can't say for sure they won't release an update that doesn't work with A9LH, at which point you'd be able to restore a NAND backup through A9LH and say, Hourglass9, of a previous version. Basically, keep a NAND backup at any time just in case.
     
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    The 3DS will never install the update without you doing so manually.

    Usually, it should be safe, but it's best to check here for reports. Each time a new update comes out, a thread is created in which a thorough analysis of the update and its effects are presented.
     
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    Whats FIRM protection? is that a setting, app, etc? or by default set on the CFW? thanks
     
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    It's built into CFW, most apart from gatewaits sysnand, which if you don't have one don't worry. Blocks Nintendo essentially removing A9LH from your system in a theoretical sense
     
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    Luma has it always on, and afaik can't be disabled (well, it IS THE n00b-proof CFW, I guess). Corbenik, for example, doesn't have it on by default, as it's a poweruser/control-oriented CFW, and that must be enabled.