Question Restore Factory Settings Without Deleting Save Data - Ban Still Possible?

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by crimsonnight, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. crimsonnight
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  2. Switcherooo

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    I could be completely mistaken but, SX emunand isn’t actually real emunand. They just partition it (rather than pointing it to a SD card partition).

    Nintendo will be able to see that the emunand is the “wrong size” hypothetically... from what I have read.

    So I think there is still a ban risk until a “real” emunand is released.

    That’s why I’m still sitting on my virgin 2.0FW switch lol.

    Vetrans please correct me if I’m wrong !
     
  3. crimsonnight
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    Cheers, although I heard that was misinformation? https://gbatemp.net/threads/how-does-sx-os-emunand-work.518936/

    That's a separate issue though, I'm not going to set up the emunand immediately, I want to restore my Nintendo account and redownload my purchased games before doing anything - if I keep my existing save data (which includes games that weren't previously on my account) - is there a risk of being banned?
     
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  4. mike087

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    If you used ANY cfw, no matter what u do, they gona ban you soon or later.
     
  5. crimsonnight
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    If I factory reset there#s no record of it though, apart from the saves?
     
  6. fadx

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    I've been using CFW since CFW was a thing and I've not been banned. I've played XCI offline, NSP offline, used SX OS's emuNAND , used homebrew, booted CFW with internet still connected (not loaded homebrew though), cleared logs, updated XCI and NSP games in OFW, connected online with the switch on a lower FW than my fuses should allow and actually updated multiple times whilst on a FW I shouldn't be on and still not banned.

    From what I can see, there's no confirmed bans from SX OS's emuNAND but people believe there's the potential that Nintendo could be able to tell you're using SX OS VIA the telemetry and therefore you'd get banned. I personally will only believe it when I see it happen, every single thing you do that isn't official could theoretically get you banned (except RCM, I don't believe they have the ability to log that). If you want to be really really safe I'd wait for an emuNAND implementation where the sysNAND remains untouched but it might no even be necessary, only time will tell.

    The only things that I absolutely will not do because the risk is too high is: play XCI online, play NSP online and use LayeredFS.
     
  7. Draxzelex

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    Factory reset does NOT eliminate all traces of CFW/hacking; only restoring a clean hack-free NAND can completely reset your Switch. For example, a factory reset does not remove any bogus error codes generated via homebrew.
     
  8. crimsonnight
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    Damn, already did a full factory reset and connected to the eShop - I don't suppose there's anything I can do now :O
     
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    you can pray
     
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