Quick A9LH installation Question

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  1. alphanator
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    alphanator Advanced Member

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    In the middle of installing A9LH and it says to delete my '000008f' in my (32 Character ID) folder but I have 3 (32 Chara. ID) folders so I have 3 "000008f". So Is there a specific one I must do or should I do all of them.[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Ar5chK3ks

    Ar5chK3ks GBAtemp Regular

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    Shouldn't hurt to delete all of them.
    I assume you don't want to use an emuNAND after the guide?
    If so, you can delete them, install any cia after you completed the guide and look which folder got bigger.
    You can delete the other 2 folders, since the one that got bigger is the one currently linked to your sysNAND.
     
  3. alphanator
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    alphanator Advanced Member

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    Im a noob at this stuff so what is emuNAND exactly and Do I want it??
     
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    emuNAND is basically a copy of your 3DS NAND (the chip containing it's operating system) that you can keep on your SD card and boot from instead of your sysNAND, which is the one that's actually on your 3DS. It's fine to have one, but A9LH is so nice nowadays that I wouldn't bother setting one up.

    People used to use them more when it was dangerous to update your system or when it was more likely to mess things up. Now it's more of a redundancy thing. A couple disadvantages in using one are it takes longer to boot from it and certain things, like gameboy advance games, won't work unless they are installed on both.
     
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    There is no real point in having emunand with a9lh. Especially if you are starting fresh.
     
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    Now another quick one, must I really delete the "3ds" folder on the root of the sd card? Can't I just keep the one that is already on there. It has, for the most part, majority of the same files.
     
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    You are later going to put a new one back there after.
     
  8. alphanator
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    Almost finished :) But this part is where it confuses me on whether or not Im supposed to do it.

    Section IV - Restoring the System
    1. If you are an Old 3DS or 2DS user who has done 2.1.0 ctrtransfer, do the following:
      • Copy NANDmin.bin to the /files9/ folder on your SD card
      • If your backup is of a version between 4.0.0 and 4.5.0, put firmware.bin - in /luma/ (delete this file after updating your 3DS)
      • Open Hourglass9 from arm9loaderhax by holding (Start) on boot
      • Go to “SysNAND Backup/Restore”
      • Restore from NANDmin.bin
      • Press (Start) to reboot
    2. Update your 3DS again by going to System Settings, then “Other Settings”, then going all the way to the right and using “System Update”
      • Yes this is safe, stop asking about it.
      • If this gives you an error, set your DNS settings to “auto”

    After that is Section V - Injecting FBI

    So since I have a New3DSXL can I skip Section IV completely?
     
    Last edited by alphanator, Nov 4, 2016
  9. KunoichiZ

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    Remove that firmware.bin link, please. I'm assuming you did the OTPless A9LH installation? If you did, you can skip Section IV since it doesn't concern you.