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198w ago - Following up on the initial PS3 NFW (Newbie Friendly Ware) 3.55 v2 Custom Firmware which disables Cinavia protection, today bitsbubba has released PlayStation 3 NFW 3.55 v2 Custom Firmware which includes a v3.70 Spoof alongside a handy PS3 NFW PKG Pack.

Download: PS3 NFW (Newbie Friendly Ware) 3.55 v2 with v3.70 Spoof / PS3 NFW 3.55 v2 Unspoofed / PS3 LV2 Patcher BD Region Changer / PS3 NFW PKG Pack

To quote: Instructions aka 1-2-3 NFW (bitsbubba's Newbie Friendly Ware):

1. Format USB device FAT32
2. Place PS3UPDAT.PUP in x:/PS3/UPDATE
3. Install via XMB

NOTE: If you are not on OFW 3.55, please download and install that first, the same way you would install NFW. You can find OFW 3.55 here.

NFW v2 - 3.70 Spoofed

  • 8A2EEA505E1AC9079442C64DD4102C92 *NFWv2-3.70spoofed.7z
  • 1DEC324DE25EE3F987947644768817B1 *PS3UPDAT.PUP

Features Enabled:

  • Patch LV1 hypervisor - Allow mapping of any memory area (Needed for LV2 Poke)
  • Patch LV2 kernel - Patch to add Peek&Poke system calls to LV2
  • Patch package installer - allow installation of pseudo-retail (geohot) packages, allow installation of debug packages
  • Patch Application launcher - Patch to allow running of unsigned applications
  • Added Start Game (disc-less) to games category
  • Added "The Homebrew Channel" to XMB
  • Clean unwanted icons from the XMB Videos Category - Remove "Netflix" icon from the XMB Videos Category
  • Clean unwanted icons from the XMB Games Category - Remove "Minis Manual" icon from the XMB Game Category, Remove "PlayStation Store" icon from the XMB Game Category
  • Clean unwanted icons from the XMB Network Category - Remove "Online Instruction Manuals" icon from the XMB Network Category
  • Disabled Cinavia Protection (except AVCHD and BD: WIP)
  • Custom coldboot by PatheticPuma
  • Added Graffiti Dynamic Theme by DoctaIgnorantia

NFW v2 - 3.70 Unspoofed

  • EB5E3E3178133740817E014D701BE6D1 *NFWv2.7z
  • 3F8D28F68A0315CBAFE04B7929FFFB58 *PS3UPDAT.PUP

3.55 NFW v2 Features Enabled:

  • Change PUP build / version
  • Patch LV1 hypervisor - Allow mapping of any memory area (Needed for LV2 Poke)
  • Patch LV2 kernel - Patch to add Peek&Poke system calls to LV2
  • Patch package installer - allow installation of pseudo-retail (geohot) packages, allow installation of debug packages
  • Patch Application launcher
  • Patch to allow running of unsigned applications
  • Added Start Game (disc-less) to games category
  • Added "The Homebrew Channel" to XMB
  • Clean unwanted icons from the XMB Videos Category - Remove "Netflix" icon from the XMB Videos Category
  • Clean unwanted icons from the XMB Games Category - Remove "Minis Manual" icon from the XMB Game Category, Removed "PlayStation Store" icon from the XMB Game Category
  • Clean unwanted icons from the XMB Network Category - Remove "Online Instruction Manuals" icon from the XMB Network Category
  • Disabled Cinavia Protection (except AVCHD and BD: WIP)
  • Custom coldboot by PatheticPuma
  • Added Graffiti Dynamic Theme by DoctaIgnorantia

Bitsbubba's NFW PKG Pack:

  • D1FFB6389B84D87587B92DE0F0A71EA8 - pkg_pack-NFW.7z
  • 0AFF2DE59A918E7A7B7561C83612A388 - BD-ROM Redirection Reset-NFW.pkg
  • 4F4AEAA1EAD2EF4D9733C1A30CE9001D - ComgenieAwesomeFilemanager-NFW.pkg
  • 5C7626E6332A277E07FA2160166E8D54 - dev_blind13.37-NFW.pkg
  • 89D89F181AE0F2B4452C3C363640B7AD - Reboot-NFW.pkg
  • 8367B53F75F206CBD88C244CDDA0A092 - Debuggin Station Launcher-NFW.pkg
  • 3330C5106D3D1AD50003928122390B69 - ES35's Customize v0.1-NFW.pkg
  • 67E8B19FAA30B22A31348157D1BA25B5 - HV Debug-NFW.pkg
  • 8D28E8FBA06C491A76190BD015C3E654 - FREEFLASH-NFW.pkg
  • E9691F709470C60DE42007FE6EF461DC - WinDos3.1 Final-NFW.pkg
  • CD3AC2E3652CA9B83F40B72548530E39 - FixPermissions-NFW.pkg
  • E29426FC15A8874ECD68F06DAD48A576 - PS3 Buttons Layout Changer-NFW.pkg
  • 6D725F4D17133B1C8EB5D616FCF637C4 - xReg Plus-NFW.pkg

With the versions that come spoofed, the only way to revert back to another FW is though Recovery Menu.


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#41 - bitsbubba - 199w ago
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Bug fix: new links & checksums;

NFW v1: http://www.multiupload.com/C9KDRUZSL0

B91AD5E364AF2B79EBA3BB627D9E342B *NFWv1.7z
0B9F17EEE5B81D180C2BF68575608313 *PS3UPDAT.PUP

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NFW v1un (unspoofed): http://www.multiupload.com/SHCMMKFO5W

E2CD3F9924DC828BA51EB579A0A19F07 *NFWv1un.7z
9A9D742A02DD89160117BDE49C413D79 *PS3UPDAT.PUP

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NFW v2: http://www.multiupload.com/RT7ZNJC2NQ

EB5E3E3178133740817E014D701BE6D1 *NFWv2.7z
3F8D28F68A0315CBAFE04B7929FFFB58 *PS3UPDAT.PUP

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#40 - bitsbubba - 200w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by spunkybunny View Post
Have these files got the Cinavia removed or not yet?

I don't really want to reflash my PS3 I just want to copy them over instead.

yes, all you need to do is use dev_blind and then from a file manager write these files to dev_blind/vsh/module.

#39 - shummyr - 200w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by ZerotakerZX View Post
What does Cinavia DRM check do?

It doesn't allow video files to play correctly if the chain of trust doesn't match.

#38 - ZerotakerZX - 200w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by Sostanco View Post
Basically it is a content protection system in Blu-ray players... check the Cinavia link in the article HERE for more details on it.

Well thank you.

#37 - elser1 - 200w ago
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thanks bubba +rep mate

#36 - PS4 News - 200w ago
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Quote Originally Posted by ZerotakerZX View Post
What does Cinavia DRM check do?

Basically it is a content protection system in Blu-ray players... check the Cinavia link in the article HERE for more details on it.

#35 - Sostanco - 200w ago
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feature it's never enough! thx

#34 - matt101 - 200w ago
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Can I use this with kmeaw or do I need a diff cfw?

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#33 - joekrow - 200w ago
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A lot of people are asking for CFW because they are tired of playing demo games online... You know these playstation 3 disc are really a pain to buy as they are costing too much in Africa we need a cfw 3.61 please.

#32 - Tidusnake666 - 200w ago
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awesome work, bitsbubba, I'm sure it'll help a lot of users throught the world, and this clearly deserves +Rep!