What files are good to safeguard?

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    Only NANDmin.bin and OTP.bin? or are there other files I need to keep for the future?

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  2. xtheman

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    You should keep NAND xorpads. These can be used to extract data from a NAND backup in the case you ever need a certain file from nand but can't get it from the 3ds for some reason (bricked or something).
     
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    Thanks! Should I keep the nand for 9.0?
     
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    Yes you should always have a pre a9lh nand backup. The Xorpads are useful for extracting files from a nand backup for the future
     
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    Im on lumacfw and i don't have any Xorpads. What are they exaclty and why are they needed?
     
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    you can get decrypt9 to make them. used for decrypting your backup without the 3ds to extract files from it, in the case you ever need a certain file from nand but can't get it from the 3ds for some reason (bricked or something).
     
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