Question regarding FreakyHax

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Gameboyandwatch, Jun 4, 2016.

  1. Gameboyandwatch
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    If I have freakyhax installed, and another update for the 3DS is released, can I update without getting rid of freakyhax/bricking my 3DS? And if so, how?
     


  2. DigitalDeviant

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    Its possible that nintendo blocks that exploit entry point in a future update though I'm not an expert on the matter so perhaps others can weigh in? Also as far as bricking goes, it shouldn't brick if you update since it isn't an install per se as it is a entry point to install home-brew. If I have that backwards some one please correct me.
     
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    You can never brick your 3ds just because you have the hbl. It would be safe to update although it usually takes a few days to get it ready
     
  4. Aletron9000

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    The payload is ran from the sd card, you would update that for the newest firmware and it would work fine. If they patch the exploit, then it is gone.
     
  5. Gameboyandwatch
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    So how do I keep from having my homebrew removed due to Nintendo patching it?
     
  6. Aletron9000

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    3DS ARM9 CPU
    You don't update your 3ds
     
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    (I probably sound like an idiot but) What if I installed A9LH after activating freakyhax?
     
  8. daxtsu

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    With A9LH, you can update safely as long as you're using an emuNAND, or an updated sysNAND CFW that protects FIRM (which Luma, ReiNand, etc. all do, except for RxTools and Gateway).
     
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    GateWay dont? lol awkaward
     
  10. daxtsu

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    Gateway just displays a nag screen when entering sysNAND mode with 4.0b, that's their "FIRM protection". :P
     
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    oh wow..reason why cfw is better
    if only we had a rom loader for csu files though
     
  12. dubbz82

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    depends on your current firmware. If you're on 11.x, this isn't an option, as there's other checks in place that will prevent the downgrade (we need to break process9 first)
     
  13. Gameboyandwatch
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    How do you break process9?
     
  14. GreenStone99

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    pfft teamh2o is trying to by hackig DLP xddd
     
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    No one knows (or has disclosed this information publicly anyways)
     
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    Is it possible by hardmodding my 3ds?
     
  17. dubbz82

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    Not directly, but yes a hardmod would allow you to downgrade (even without freakyhax)
     
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    Is there a tutorial on how to hardmod my 3ds that you could send me?
     
  19. dubbz82

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    Pretty well documented in FAQ's section of the forum. That being said, for your own good, don't try it if you don't have prior soldering experience.
     
  20. Gameboyandwatch
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    I have a friend who knows how to solder.