Do NOT UPDATE your 3DS to the latest FW!

#1RocketomyPosted 3/25/2013 10:23:31 PM
The latest firmware might cause serious errors. Lots of people, including myself, are left with unfinished installations, which means that we can't even access the eShop or System Settings. This just happened today and there's no way of telling where/how it will happen. Best to wait it out until Nintendo rolls out another firmware/fix. More info here: http://techforums.nintendo.com/message/95074

Many of us are contacting Nintendo to see what we can do about our 3DS'. Hopefully we won't have to send them in but it looks like it :/
#2MetalLokiPosted 3/25/2013 10:24:22 PM
To late already updated and nothing happened :P I was even able to go to the Eshop and all that jazz.
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#3ObtuseAnginaPosted 3/25/2013 10:24:56 PM
I updated my system just fine
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#4KlRBEHPosted 3/25/2013 10:25:39 PM
good looking TC I'll just keep on playing Pokemon till that next update comes
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#5Rocketomy(Topic Creator)Posted 3/25/2013 10:26:06 PM
It does not happen with all systems, but know that you are running yourself a real risk by updating. Thankfully, consider yourselves lucky.
#6Boney00Posted 3/25/2013 10:27:14 PM
x23sephiroth23x posted...
I updated my system just fine


Same here and for those wondering, I have a launch model 3DS. The update was really quick.
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#7Poopcorn13Posted 3/25/2013 10:29:24 PM
I ran the update on my Red 3DS XL. No problems here.
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#8abbeldydooPosted 3/25/2013 10:30:30 PM
Red 3ds XL i bought less than a month ago and updated fine.
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#9GhetsisPosted 3/25/2013 10:30:59 PM
Poopcorn13 posted...
I ran the update on my Red 3DS XL. No problems here.

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#10ApplepiemanPosted 3/25/2013 10:35:57 PM
Ran across this problem myself all because I wanted to browse on the Nintendo eShop.

Have a 1 month old Nintendo 3DS XL (Blue) and it just simply refuses to go eshop or system settings. Fantastic. I had plugged up and everything, downloaded roughly 50-60% of the download, then an error message occured. Upon getting the message, the system itself told me to hold down the power button until the system was off and turn it back on.

Upon turning it back on it took the system 10 seconds longer than usual to boot up to the main menu, and now system simply can't access eshop or system settings.

Game Cartridges work just fun, so do downloaded demoes and games...

And I was looking forward to Harmo Knight :/
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