Unlinking sysNand and emuNand - which way should I use?

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  1. Alan Treecko
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    So I want to unlink sysNand and emuNand to be like the cool kids here.
    But which way should I do it? There's a rxTools guide on using TinyFormat and another video guide on using the format setting prebuilt on the 3DS.
     
  2. JawhnL5

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    I used TinyFormat, myself. The guide I used stated that you should use TinyFormat if you have an NNID, and use system format if you don't care.
     
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    Link to guide please, also, if you don't care about what?
     
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    I would think the process would be the same between the two, but I'm not sure. I'm not too sure about the o3DS, sorry. I'd wait for somebody who has experience w/ that.
     
  7. kedest

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    After setting up emunand, I formatted sysnand to unlink them. Easy and no problems.
     
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    I formatted sysnand , there no point to ever use sysnand after you have emunand with cold boot :P
     
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    I'm pretty sure you're suppose to remove the internal SD card when attempting this...not sure why some members aren't making that clear.
     
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    tinyformat is the safest way to unlink nands, especially if you have an NNID on your sysnand.
     
  11. Alan Treecko
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    Ok, So I'm using tinyformat for now on an O3DS.
    Should I take out my SD Card at some point or let it take it's course?
    I'm scared of it deleting my sysNand and emuNand.
    I'll try when I finish backing up my SD Card.
     
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    You need to make sure you are using some sort of software to create a backup image of your SD, the emunand partition is hidden in windows and cannot be seen through explorer. I'm unsure of how other OS's.
     
  13. Alan Treecko
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    PowerISO or WinImage?
     
  14. Alan Treecko
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    Alright kids, I have emuNand setup. Now how to I properly execute tinyFormat?
     
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    Did you even look into TinyFormat before asking that question?
     
  16. Alan Treecko
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    No, just posting as a precaution before doing anything else.
     
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