SysDowngrader infinitely soft bricking(hardmod/format not an option)

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  1. jt_1258
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    I have fieldrunners preped to run dsiwarehax and can successfully downgraded nfirm. I only have steelhax as an entry point and I am unable to by meself or soemone else have it hafdmoded. For some reason sys downgrader gets through the whole process acting as if successful but softbricks the system. What options do I have of possibly a different program then sysdowngrader or something I change to help it be successful?
     


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    NANASHI89 GBAtemp Maniac

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    When you say it "softbricks," are you referring to the error message that says to power your 3ds off and on again?
     
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    Yep, and iv run through all the trouble shooting tips on plailects guide too
     
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    So you're saying that you already downgraded your NFIRM I'm guessing?
    Why are you using sysdowngrader after downgrading your NFIRM?

    You should be on downgrading to 9.2.0? (with CTR transfer?)
     
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    nfirm downgraded but sysdowngrader is whats used to downgrade to 9.2......? Or am I screwing something up?
     
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    You use Dsiwarehax to downgrade to 10.4, and sysdowngrader to downgrade to 9.2.


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    Hmm, you're not wrong, looks like the guide has changed ALOT since I've last checked it.
    You would usually just do CTR Transfer but I guess you're supposed to use sysdowngrader now.
     
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    Have you tried backing up your NAND with dgtool, after downgrading to 10.4? A suggestion by a Discord user....
     
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    How would that help?
    ill do it but...?
     
  10. Teun1

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    Put your microsd/sd card off your system
     
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    that was one of the suggestions in the trouble shooting section of plailects guide, ive already tryed that stuff
     
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    Then you are indeed bricked.
     
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    no, i can run i emergency mode and update to try againe if i choose, i said in the title infinite soft bricking implying i am attempting multiple times
     
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    Oh, okay, ignore my posts then
     
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    Ok, I've made the nand backup, and are you talking about the 3DS Hacking discord?
     
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    Yes, that discord server.


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    Here's the instructions I received.

    "you need to format to get rid of the softbrick

    update to 11.2 -> downgrade nfirm -> tinyformat -> downgrade to 9.2

    you better be having a cart entrypoint for that though

    and maybe backup your nand if you don't want to lose stuff"
     
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    ...: | the title of the thread. I don't have a exploitable cart game, theres smash but thats linux/n3ds only
     
  19. NANASHI89

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    Well, I have Alpha Sapphire, and I plan to use that as my entry point.


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    your back-door
    and if you dont have a n3ds you are screwed? but do you have a new3ds? as linux you can just run off a live usb