[PROBLEM] 3DS Refuses to Boot After Installing SigHax

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  1. bennyman123abc
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    bennyman123abc Master of the Script Kiddies

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    Hey guys! I have a bit of a problem. So, I just installed SigHax like the guide at 3ds.guide told me to and now, my 3DS refuses to boot. It will start for half a second and then turn off. Just like it would if you had A9LH installed with no available payloads on the SD card or CTR NAND. Now, SafeB9SInstaller made the backup of whatever NAND it makes a backup of (it's 8 MB large). I don't know where it made the backup or if I can even restore it at this point but, I think I might have done something wrong and have no clue what I did wrong because everything is in the right folder like the guide tells me to but again, my 3DS refuses to boot. Also, it occurred to me that I also have EmuNAND installed on my SD card which there was no warning about EmuNAND if that's what fucked me over this time around. Is there anything I can do at this point or is my 3DS bricked?

    Also, this is the first "HELP!!! MY 3DS IS BRICKED AFTER INSTALLING SIGHAX!!!" thread so, I'm kinda a noob then...

    Thanks!
    ~ Ben
     
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    Screenshot your sd card. Make sure boot.firm is there.
     
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    Are all of the files in the right place? Is boot.firm in the root?
     
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    Is there a boot.firm file on the root of your CTRNAND or SD card?
    If not, put it on the SD card.
     
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    bennyman123abc Master of the Script Kiddies

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    boot.firm is supposed to be on the root? The guide says to put it in the boot9strap folder.
     
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    Put boot.firm into the root of your SD card, friend.
     
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    No it doesn't.

    "4.
    1. Copy boot.firm from the Luma3DS .7z to the root of your SD card"
     
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    bennyman123abc Master of the Script Kiddies

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    I see what you mean now. Holy shit I was worried. Thank you and everyone else. I guess I was just a tad bit excited since I've been waiting for SigHax for a while. I will move the boot.firm to the root and I will try that.

    EDIT: It worked! I don't know how I overlooked that step and thought to put it in the boot9strap folder. Whoops... Anyway, thanks for all of the help and quick responses everyone and for not publicly calling me an idiot :D
     
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    Your issue could've been solved a lot quicker if you checked out the troubleshooting page in the "Black screen on SysNAND boot after Installing boot9strap" section. :/
     
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    title should be renamed to

    "3ds refuses to boot after I misread the guide"
     
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    Yea but, I don't know how to change the title of a post...
     
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