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192w ago - Following up on the previous release, here are a few more PS3 NFW (Newbie Firmware) update downloads for those interested from bitsbubba which include version 3 and Cobra USB support as outlined below:

PS3 NFW (Newbie Friendly Ware) 3.55 v3 / PS3 NFW v3 PKG Pack / PS3 LV2 Patcher BD Region Changer / PS3 NFW LV2 Patcher BD Region Changer / PS3 NFW 3.55 v3 Cobra USB (Cobra USB Required)

PS3 NFW v3 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
  • Add "The Homebrew Channel" category to the XMB
  • Rename "app_home/PS3_GAME" to "Start Game (disc-less)"
  • Added Package Manager to "The Homebrew Channel" (thanks to Team REBUG [Cyberskunk and Evilsperm])
  • 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

PS3 NFW v3 Hashes:

02E2F9C800D802AAE769546B2078A9F5 *NFWv3.7z
95A48CC4B6E863C6AE947CD0B1D9F982 *PS3UPDAT.PUP

PS3 NFW v3.0-CobraUSB Features Enabled:

  • Change PUP build / version
  • Patch package installer - allow installation of pseudo-retail (geohot) packages, allow installation of debug packages
  • Add "The Homebrew Channel" category to the XMB
  • Remove "app_home/PS3_GAME" and "Install Package Files" from CobraUSB game category
  • Added Package Manager to "The Homebrew Channel" (thanks to Team REBUG [Cyberskunk and Evilsperm])
  • 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 CobraUSB Game Category - Remove "Minis Manual" icon from the Cobra Game Category, Removed "PlayStation Store" icon from the Cobra 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

PS3 NFW v3.0-CobraUSB Hashes:

0087C7D2D51DE17D8FACE02E7E9DA621 *NFWv3.0-CobraUSB.7z
29C796DC9ECF565D20811AFE0CFD0706 *PS3UPDAT.PUP


PS3 NFW 3.55 v3 Custom Firmware, Includes Cobra USB Support

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#41 - bitsbubba - 194w 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 - 194w 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 - 194w 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 - 194w 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 - 194w ago
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thanks bubba +rep mate

#36 - PS4 News - 194w 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 - 194w ago
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feature it's never enough! thx

#34 - matt101 - 194w ago
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Can I use this with kmeaw or do I need a diff cfw?

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#33 - joekrow - 194w 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 - 194w 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!