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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
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    6

    Replacing HDD with 3.42 or 3.5?

    I'll be buying a used ps3. if it has 3.5 or 3.42 installed could i just replace HDD with a new one and then install 3.41?

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    10
    Nope, downgrading is not possible at the moment. Everytime when you install a newer FW, it overwrites your system controller (NAND), which is not on the HDD. So, PS3 only accepts a firmware to be installed if it's newer than the version from your system controller.

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