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[Unanswered] Is it risky hot swapping sd cards?
Old 04-06-2015, 04:21 AM
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Default Is it risky hot swapping sd cards?

I'm wondering if the new 3ds just remains in the main menu and if the micro sd card was just inserted with no changes made to it, would it say that the card is corrupted or something like that? Like I don't know whether I did it or not because I don't know whether it was before or after I turned on the N3DS XL that I removed the card. So far, nothing seems to happen as I successfully downloaded majora's mask update with no issues........
Old 07-03-2015, 12:36 PM
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Swapping sd cards while the system is on is something you shouldn't do. Most of the time its ok but there is still a chance that you can loose all your data. The card might get corrupted.
Old 07-03-2015, 02:40 PM
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Definitely a no-no!!!