Why switch from SDHC to SDXC change the Random folder in "Nintendo 3DS"?

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  1. Asia81
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    I switched from 32 SDHC to 64 SDXC (N3DSXL) and I had some fu**ing problems while copying my contents back to the new SD.

    And I figured out why. The 3ds has changed the random folder.

    SDHC (Old MicroSD)
    Nintendo 3DS -> 862cd6cb2b9303e552f7808fb60edc79 -> 5b1100e7473001685344333200275048

    SDXC (New MicroSD)
    Nintendo 3DS -> 862cd6cb2b9303e552f7808fb60edc79 -> ffff01034411ffff5553422000000030

    The first folder is the same, but not the second.

    I didn't change the NAND or 3DS. I just switched the SD, and let the console recreate the initialisation datas on the New SDXC.

    Now, I'm wondering, why and how?
     
  2. LinkSoraZelda

    LinkSoraZelda GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Hmm? You don't need to let the 3DS make anything on the new SD Card; just drag and drop your contents from the old SD onto the new. (Make sure the SDXC is formatted for FAT32!)
    IIRC, the new 3DS creates a different ID for the second folder each time a new SD is inserted anyway.
     
  3. d0k3

    d0k3 3DS Homebrew Legend

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    That folder is not random, it is generated from the unique SD CID. Hope that explains it for you. Putting your old folder, with the old name, works, too.