Hacking SX-OS: every .nsp installed on my emuNAND randomly uninstalled.

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Maybe i'm not the only one, i'm using SX-OS and i have installed some .nsp on my emuNAND just to be safe, then, all of a sudden, when i turn on my Switch it says that "The current game isn't available, download it now" and now i have to re-install every nsp. Any idea why? OF COURSE my emuNAND is 100% offline. Never been online with it.
 

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Mine did the same when I connected online, not sure if it was real nand or the emunand though. Just know it did the same to me.
 

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if you start ofw or cfw's like reinx with sd card inserted then switch will wipe your nintendo folder claiming "it was used on another switch" ;)
if you want start system from your NAND i sugest to take a emunand sd card out. cheers
 
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Mine did the same when I connected online, not sure if it was real nand or the emunand though. Just know it did the same to me.
Real NAND. I tried to connect to the e shop with sysNAND. After that my emuNAND .nsp were all gone.

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if you start ofw or cfw's like reinx with sd card inserted then switch will wipe your nintendo folder claiming "it was used on another switch" ;)
if you want start system from your NAND i sugest to take a emunand sd card out. cheers
Didn't know that, thank you
 
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Real NAND. I tried to connect to the e shop with sysNAND. After that my emuNAND .nsp were all gone.

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Didn't know that, thank you
First Time i hear from that... lol that no warning exist from TX
Since this moment i Never Launch my ofw 3.01 or cfw anymore without emunand should Work too
My ofw can go Sleep before coldboot is released

Paying for play online eventually One Time in a Year is extrem stupid in my eyes
 
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Sorry about the earlier comment. Unnecessary on my part.
Not sure about the difference between Real NAND, sysNAND and emuNAND. I'll do some research - which I should have done in the first place!
 

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Sorry about the earlier comment. Unnecessary on my part.
Not sure about the difference between Real NAND, sysNAND and emuNAND. I'll do some research - which I should have done in the first place!

"Real NAND" and Sysnand are the same thing. Emunand(Or TX's version of it at least) is a shadow copy of your Sysnand that runs from the Sysnand itself but is independent from the sysnand
 
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TX might not test and experience enough about linking nands when creating emunand. And there doesn't have any well guide or user's manual from them yet and won't have to.

The reason why your installed games on emunand has randomly archived is that when creating emunand, the two nands share the same Nintendo folder which is the same hash, encryption or something like that. The two nands won't share the same ticketblob, so that when emunand installed more games than sysnand or vise versa when booting sysnand without those installed games on its ticketblob, all installed games on emunand will be wiped out completely.

In general, creating emunand by default the two nands will share the same Nintendo folder.

The problem is if your emunand has more games than sysnand when you download something on sysnand or just deep reboot all different games on emunand (compare to sysnand) will be deleted completely.

Solution: after setting emunand up and testing it without any issue. Boot to sysnand and do factory restore (WITHOUT MEMORY CARD PLUGGED IN) to unlink from emunand. From now on, rename Nintendo folder of emunand to NintendoEMU and sysnand to NintendoSYS. When booting to specific nand, rename the related folder to Nintendo.

Booting to a nand with the wrong Nintendo folder, the OS will ask you to delete > just press power to power off and rename the right one.
 
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TX might not test and experience enough about linking nands when creating emunand. And there doesn't have any well guide or user's manual from them yet and won't have to.

The reason why your installed games on emunand has randomly archived is that when creating emunand, the two nands share the same Nintendo folder which is the same hash, encryption or something like that. The two nands won't share the same ticketblob, so that when emunand installed more games than sysnand or vise versa when booting sysnand without those installed games on its ticketblob, all installed games on emunand will be wiped out completely.
I'll test this ASAP. It's a shame how Xecuter throw something huge like emuNAND without explaining anything

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I'm still thinking though. I went to my sysNAND many times after i set up my emuNAND and nothing happened. It was just this time, one of the many, that my nsp collection got wiped out. What happened in specific?
 

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I'll test this ASAP. It's a shame how Xecuter throw something huge like emuNAND without explaining anything

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I'm still thinking though. I went to my sysNAND many times after i set up my emuNAND and nothing happened. It was just this time, one of the many, that my nsp collection got wiped out. What happened in specific?

You can try access eshop and download something for free.
 

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No, no it's not. Even TX themselves say to use Stealth Mode and not go online. Creating an emunand and doing stuff on it isn't going to protect you from a ban, that's not it's intended purpose at all
- Bad scenario
If you're using SX with strange error logs and connect online you'd be banned already.

Keep in mind that the main reason to have emunand is to keep sysnand on low firmware or to go online on pure sysnand.

If you're on the second half of the reason and your nand is full of strange error logs/ never connect online before, you'd have to delete ticketblob and error logs using hacdiskmount to mount SYSTEM

Delete these files
Error logs
SYSTEM/save/80000000000000D1
Common/Personlized ticketblob
SYSTEM/save/80000000000000e1
SYSTEM/save/80000000000000e2

Do factory restore settings offline.

You now have pure sysnand.
 
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- Bad scenario
If you're using SX with strange error logs and connect online you'd be banned already.

Keep in mind that the main reason to have emunand is to keep sysnand on low firmware or to go online on pure sysnand.

If you're on the second half of the reason and your nand is full of strange error logs/ never connect online before, you'd have to delete ticketblob and error logs using hacdiskmount to mount SYSTEM

Delete these files
Error logs
SYSTEM/save/80000000000000D1
Common/Personlized ticketblob
SYSTEM/save/80000000000000e1
SYSTEM/save/80000000000000e2

Do factory restore settings offline.

You now have pure sysnand.

Nom the purpose of Emunand is, like you said, to keep your sysnand on a lower version while updating just the emunand to the latest version. Also keep in mind that a complete absence of error logs will also get you flagged and eventually banned. the only ways to go online safely is either
A)don't hack AT ALL
B)have a pre hack backup of your NAND and restore to it whenever you want to go online
 

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Nom the purpose of Emunand is, like you said, to keep your sysnand on a lower version while updating just the emunand to the latest version. Also keep in mind that a complete absence of error logs will also get you flagged and eventually banned. the only ways to go online safely is either
A)don't hack AT ALL
B)have a pre hack backup of your NAND and restore to it whenever you want to go online
You're on the first reason.
You're banned yourself.
I'm on the second one. I cleaned up every single error logs from day 1 of nx-dreport/ Hekate. Not banned yet.

Anyway, to the OP, you can try to do factory restore settings offline on sysnand to unlink the two nands and to avoid any wiping out data. Rename Nintendo folder to NintendoEmu before doing factory restore settings or just unplug memory card.
 
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No, no it's not. Even TX themselves say to use Stealth Mode and not go online. Creating an emunand and doing stuff on it isn't going to protect you from a ban, that's not it's intended purpose at all
Actually emunand purpose is to help prevent a ban too. Since it separates the naughty stuff from your sysnand. Aslong as you use the emunand offline or with stealth mode enabled, you should be ok.
 
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