What is my SD Card supposed to look like? I have 20+ files on mine

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by MSearles, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. MSearles
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    I have a ton of files and folders located on my SD card. I'm not sure which ones I should have or which I can delete. Not that it matters, RxTools boots fine. I would just rather it be organized. Can someone help me out. A photo of my SD card's files are posted. The "CIA" folder is where all of my .CIA's are stored to install.
     

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    well just delete the things you dont nead anymore or buy a new sd card thare cheap
     
  3. MSearles
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    That was my question. What files aren't required on the SD card that I can delete? I don't want to end up deleting something that I shouldn't have and then end up without an EmuNAND.
     
  4. Bedel

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    You don't need hs.app and hs.enc, that for the start. And if you instal a .cia, delete it. You won't need it once it's installed.
    Also, you can delete the BBM cia and 3ds
     
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    the EmuNAND is on the sd card as a partition wich means like theres 2 sd cards in the 3ds only theres 1 and u can only remove it if your format it wich means the emuNAND has no whay you can agstantly delete it cuz its not there and you can never see it on your pc like that normally
     
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    From a quick glance, these are fine to delete if you have no more need for them:

    bigbluemenu.3ds
    bigbluemenu.cia
    bigbluemenu.nfo
    decrypt9.txt
    emunand9.txt
    hs.app
    hs.enc
    Launcher.dat (not sure what CFW this is for, if any, but it's fine to remove if you don't use MSET)
    msetforboss.dat (same as Launcher.dat)
    ncchinfo.bin
    webkithax_tmp.bin

    I don't know a whole lot about RxTools, so I didn't list RxTools.dat or that loose firmware.bin you have there.
     
  7. MSearles
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    Will BigBlueMenu still work on EmuNAND if I delete bigbluemenu.3ds, bigblumenu.cia, and bigbluemenu.nfo?
     
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    Assuming you have already installed the CIA, yes. The .3ds version is for Gateway, and the .nfo file is just a text file telling you more information about the former two files. Feel free to remove all three.
     
  9. MSearles
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    Thanks for all of the help. I appreciate it.
     
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    Hey, you have a cia folder same as me. I install cias and then catalog them on my pc. Deleting them once installed. So I would go through that folder, make sure you have another copy of any cia files there, then delete those.
     
  11. mashers

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    Like this:
    sd-card.jpg

    :P
     
  12. MSearles
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    I do the exact same thing. I catalog them on my PC, Store them in a "CIA" folder, install them using BigBlueMenu, and then delete them afterwords.
     
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  13. MSearles
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    Can I delete any of these files in the "3DS" folder? I don't use OOTHax, Ironhax, or mGBA. I've never used Hans or CHMM2, so I don't know if those are important.
     

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  14. mashers

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    You can delete anything from the 3ds folder. It's all just homebrew apps, so can be replaced if desired later.