reinand brick

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  1. shadowvz96
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    Hello all. I wish you all a great Thanksgiving. I'd be really grateful if you guys could help me out. My friend has autoboot reinand set up on his new 3ds. However, he injected a file into sysnand after attempting to unban himself and thinks he's bricked. I tried to modify the boot.cfg to autoboot into the homebrew launcher, as he is looking forward to setting up luma3ds cfw. He would like some assistance. Here's the link to a video he posted showing his error, which is just a black screen.



    If you guys could please help, let me know, as I would greatly appreciate it! Please! :-) And thank you!
     
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    yeah he is bricked, I assume he was using menuhax and injected a modified file to sysnand......that will result in a brick, those methods are for a9lh only

    basically he will need a nand backup and a hard mod to unbrick
     
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    Its a brick. Normally if someone mentions inject file to sysnand they are refering to a9lh only. If you don't have it inject to emunand (unless the guide says sysnand only)
     
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    is there any way for a recovery for him? I really would hate to leave him empty handed.
     
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    yeah unfortunately I think many people just assume everyone is already on a9lh sysnand so many guides just forgo the warnings and just say "inject X to sysnand in decrypt9"....which I can only assume is the cause of everyone bricking trying to unban themselves

    if he has a nand backup he can unbrick via hardmod
     
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    He was following a tutorial by darkflare on how to unban his nnid from sun and moon.
     
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    Does he have a NAND backup?
     
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    the unban works fine with only replacing the friend save. he shouldve had a9lh before doing this
     
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    thanks guys. :sad: I appreciate the verification. This is awful. I hope he can fix it with a hardmod. Do you guys have any links for him? he is aware of the hardmod but actually afraid to do it and mess it up.
     
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    Yes i have a nand backup
     
  11. shadowvz96
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    Yes he does have a nand back up.
     
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    It looks like your friend has a N3DS XL, installing a hardmod is a bit tricky for this system. He might be able to remove all screws with a Philips #000 but the proper screw driver to remove the motherboard is a JIS #000
    Here's an iFix disassembly tutorial on the N3DS XL

    https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Nintendo+3DS+XL+2015+Teardown/36346

    Here's the pinout for the hardmod

    https://www.reboot.ms/vd/N3DSXL_NAND_pinout.jpg

    Installing a hardmod on this unit is not easy (especially if this is his first time). Might want to take it to someone who does downgrades.

    PS: Oh, I forgot to add, he will also need a card reader that is compatible with the hardmod! More on it here: https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-noob-friendly-nand-dumping-2ds-3ds-3ds-xl-n3ds-n3ds-xl.414498/
     
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    Oh boy. This seems very daunting...Shoot. Is there any way to back up his saves and games to another 3ds?
     
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    How much does it cost?
     
  15. nero99

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    It'll be cheaper for a hard mod to be done. At least then there is 100% protection as long as you have a nand backup
     
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    True, I just rushed to alternatives. My bad. Is there a service he can have do the hardmod for him?
     
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    How much does it cost tho?
     
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    Hey gamesquest1. TokyoGhoul58 is interested to see what prices and options are available for him and how much it would cost for the service? I understand you are an active modder in the UK and was wondering if you would be willing to provide him with information. Thanks.
     
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