Hacking When a copy of the NAND becomes obsolete and how often should I make a copy

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Hi!,"Gbatemp Community"

I have read comments in other forums that when their NS do brick they can not restore their NAND copy because it is too old,and I want to avoid that.
So,Do I have to make a copy of the nand every time the console is updated to a new OFW? Or should I do it every time a game is installed?

In conclusion, When does the copy of the nand stop working?
 

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Make a copy after every firmware update. Don't just backup rawnand, you need to backup boot0/boot1 as well (this is the culprit a lot of times when people restore their Switch NAND and it doesn't boot afterwards).

If you're trying to use clean NAND backups to avoid bans when playing online, you'll want to make a new "clean" NAND backup prior to every time you decide to switch from playing games online to using CFW.
 

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Hi!,"Gbatemp Community"

I have read comments in other forums that when their NS do brick they can not restore their NAND copy because it is too old,and I want to avoid that.
So,Do I have to make a copy of the nand every time the console is updated to a new OFW? Or should I do it every time a game is installed?

In conclusion, When does the copy of the nand stop working?
only stops working when you update and burn fuses. so make a new nand backup after every update.

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also if you installed 400gb of games, you might want to make a nand backup to save you from having to install it all over again.
 
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