1. Drban789

    OP Drban789 GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2018
    Messages:
    105
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Dear community,

    Great news to hear the scene is progressing.

    Just wanted to ask a few questions before I buy the Xecuter SX Pro Dongle.

    If I choose to stay offline at all times and avoid eshop and unlink my nintendo account completely while in the SX OS playing backups, is there a risk I can still get banned??



     
  2. anakinvm

    anakinvm GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Messages:
    151
    Country:
    United States
    No one knows, data might be collected while on sx os and sent to Nintendo the moment you connect to a network, flag your system and then get banned but there's just no way to be sure.
     
  3. Mnecraft368

    Mnecraft368 I hate my name.
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2015
    Messages:
    1,750
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Next time, use the correct forum, even if this is your first post.

    Also, its possible there is still a risk. But as said above, nobody knows.
     
  4. Drban789

    OP Drban789 GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2018
    Messages:
    105
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    So i guess its safe to wait a few weeks and see where this goes.

    Also, i saw there is a free version to SX OS or and Pro version dongle, could you break down the differences?

    I was reading if your device loses battery or gets turned off you need to load up the custom firmware again. I am guessing the pro dongle helps you solve it quicker while your away from home.
     
  5. Mnecraft368

    Mnecraft368 I hate my name.
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2015
    Messages:
    1,750
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    The free version doesnt have a backup loader.
     
  6. anakinvm

    anakinvm GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Messages:
    151
    Country:
    United States
    Well, we will never know if this is 100% safe, it all depends on Nintendo, we can't confirm anything about an OS we know little about and don't have access to it's source code, if you do any modifications to your switch you'll have to assume the risk of ban.
     
    Last edited by anakinvm, Jun 28, 2018
  7. Drban789

    OP Drban789 GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2018
    Messages:
    105
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Thank you for the reply. Sorry Minecraft thanks for moving the post will becareful in future threads.
     
  8. Jaucent23

    Jaucent23 Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2014
    Messages:
    26
    Country:
    United States
    lol and another one.....
     
  9. javicrazy

    javicrazy Advanced Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2015
    Messages:
    87
    Country:
    Spain
    If you're scared to get banned, then a cfw is not for you. Nintendo will surely ban by waves, and nobody will be 100% sure how to avoid them.
     
  10. The3rdknuckles

    The3rdknuckles GBAtemp Fan
    Member

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2015
    Messages:
    459
    Country:
    United States
    Wrong section
     
  11. Nyteshade714

    Nyteshade714 GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2010
    Messages:
    107
    Country:
    United States
    At this early stage of backup loading, nobody knows what will or will not result in a ban. While hackers have reasonably comprehensive access to files on the Switch, only Nintendo knows what checks are being done on the server end to prevent piracy. All we know right now is that many people who are using SX OS have been banned. We can try to put together data from what they say they've done and extrapolate from there to guess at what caused their ban, but ultimately it's just that: a guess. And until we have more data, even that is unreliable. Furthermore, Nintendo could have other checks being done that haven't resulted in any bans at all yet, but are simply populating lists of people to be banned later without warning.

    TL;DR version: the only way you can be safe is to assume that if you use SX, homebrew, RCM, or any other non-standard functionality on your Switch console, it will be banned.
     
  12. Drban789

    OP Drban789 GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2018
    Messages:
    105
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    I am not scared of my nintendo account being banned, it is a new account and I haven't paid for anything. But obviously I would be scared of my console being blocked permanently even if I decide to factory reset and use the official firmware.
     
  13. jakkal

    jakkal GBAtemp Addict
    Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2018
    Messages:
    2,291
    Country:
    United States
    factory reset wont magically unban you lol
     
  14. Puckmarin

    Puckmarin Member
    Newcomer

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2018
    Messages:
    18
    Country:
    United States
    Don't use SX OS (or any CFW) at all if you don't want to get banned.

    Anyone who uses modified software on their switch is opening themselves up to be banned.
     
  15. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!
    Member

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2008
    Messages:
    19,280
    Country:
    Australia
    yep just stay offline you won't have any issues
     
  16. jakkal

    jakkal GBAtemp Addict
    Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2018
    Messages:
    2,291
    Country:
    United States
    thanks captain obvious
     
  17. andeers

    andeers GBAtemp Regular
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2012
    Messages:
    132
    Country:
    Cote d'Ivoire
    It's a console ban, not an account ban. Be careful.
     
  18. CrisFTW

    CrisFTW GBAtemp Maniac
    Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2016
    Messages:
    1,419
    Country:
    United States
    Another thread with the same topic. GBAtemp is becoming a place for kids now...
     
  19. Draxzelex

    Draxzelex GBAtemp Legend
    Member

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2017
    Messages:
    13,377
    Country:
    United States
    I see multiple people stating this is the wrong section to post this type of question but we kinda don't have a ban subforum. Since his question relates to the modchip, I see it fits. Anyways, people have been banned with SX OS offline but not SX Pro offline (yet) so we'll see.
     
  20. jakkal

    jakkal GBAtemp Addict
    Member

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2018
    Messages:
    2,291
    Country:
    United States
    Dear diary,
    If I manually disconnect my switch wifi module, and have my cable company terminate my internet account will Nintendo still ban me?
     
    Xandrid and SushiKing like this.
Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...

Hide similar threads Similar threads with keywords - Offline, Xecuter, Switch