[Question] What Can we do Now That we have access to the Bootrom?

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  1. MashedPotatos
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    What can we do now that sighax is released
     
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    Quite literally whatever you want.
     
  3. Ryccardo

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    Maybe repartitioning the internal storage (very maybe, depending on how the ncsd header = partition table is signed)

    Dumping the bootrom (only possible because the bootrom has further bugs than sighax alone)

    Modding any console on any firmware, even if bricked, as long as you know what is in the kernel partitions (which is the case if you're on a stock system)

    And every cool thing that was already possible with A9LH; sighax is a big discovery but not that big of a deal
     
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    I dunno, being able to get the decryption keys for everything is a pretty big deal if you ask me. PC based decryption tools ftw
     
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    Ye but it's unrelated to whether you install sighax or not :)
     
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    OP didn't ask about installing sighax, he asked about what is possible now that we HAVE sighax/bootrom access :)
     
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    Can i finally get rid of nintendo zone and eshop?
     
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    You could since the very first release of FBI 1, this is completely unrelated to sighax
     
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    Will we be able to move the apps from the tool bar and put our own there?
     
  10. MashedPotatos
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    That's completely unrelated to the Bootrom
     
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