[Research Thread] Unbrick Downgraded consoles.

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by BurningDesire, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. BurningDesire
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    So a lot of people including my self have bricked their N3DS LL/XL with downgrading. I have high hopes since it still turns on. One solution could be to write a crypto exploit that would allow us to get inside the crypto algorithm to us to fake sign via hard mod. I'm not to sure how efficient that would be though...
     
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  2. evandixon

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    You make it sound so simple.

    Cryptography algorythms are designed to be hard to break if you don't have the keys, which we don't have.
     
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    That's why I was doubting efficiency.. This isn't your highschool math problem.
     
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    OMG so much hate, let him digress. Maybe, just maybe, he could give someone the idea of a software to umbrick the 3ds.
    What about that talk on 32c3, about the keys?
    What if we had the keys? Then what?
     
  5. Harvest God

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    It isn't impossible, but it would be very hard, I would love to see it work tho
    Edit: I mean focusing on Native_Firm would be better, before 10.4 comes
     
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    I thought that if it can still turn on at all you would be able to use recovery mode to fix it. Have you tried that yet?
     
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    hardbricked can't load recovery, softbricked can
     
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  8. Harvest God

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    I think the best option is just to buy another 3ds, because I'm sure a lot of ppl would have tried cracking this to get to exploitable firmware, but if this just allows us to run recovery mode, 10.4 comes out in about a week, i rather buy a 9.2 2ds