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February 1, 2014 // 5:14 pm - Following up on PS3 4.53 OFW, today I present RetroA 4.53 Ultimate CFW and Package (PKG) Manager for PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware fans with details below.

Download: RetroA 4.53 Ultimate.rar / RetroA Manager.pkg

RetroA PS3 CFW MD5: 3130903F8B0A99A27AC6453BE182F416
RetroA PKG Manager MD5: CB32C5EAE1EBE17AA5708C9B516FE9E9

RetroA 4.53 Ultimate PS3 CFW

1.) Made out of 4.53 ofw
2.) Have install package files and app_home
3.) Have reactpsn compatibility
4.) Patched all coreos ecdsa check
5.) Patched lv2 to add peek /poke supoort
6.) Patched lv1 to disable lv2 protection
7.) Patched lv1 to add peek / poke support
8.) It can run games signed with keys up to 4.53
9.) Can be updated over any cfw
10.) Can be updated over 3.55 ofw
11.) Added no bt/bd patches
12.) RSOD bypass
13.) Reactpsn offline patch added
14.) Better system stability
15.) PSP remaster support added
16.) QA flag enabled by default if ps3 was qa on 3.55
17.) In game screenshot enabled
18.) Replaced XMB Wave
19.) Replaced Coldboot & Sound
20.) Package Manager added, need to install my CFW Manager to enable it

Replaced XMB Wave, Changed Startup Message, New coldboot and Sounds, Cleaning up of XMB Categories. Download My CFW Manager to get Package Manager (Thanks to hishamage for this). Thanks to Habib for his Patches.

RetroA 4.53 Ultimate CFW & PKG Manager for PlayStation 3 Released

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#20 - WhataHACKER - February 7, 2014 // 10:04 pm
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I would like to say that the thumbnail down the bottom looks mad good work!

#19 - wendywitch - February 7, 2014 // 8:37 pm
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got this and tried installing this I'm now stuck in recovery mode. tried reinstalling rebug and 3.55 OFW but get message "a serious error has occurred contact technical support for assistance (8002f281)."

I've also tried reformatting the HDD, is there any fix, update or any suggestions on what I should now try, or is the ps3 bricked RetroA?
any help is appreciated.

#18 - RetroA - February 4, 2014 // 10:52 pm
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wait for update v2 i'm fixing this problem... for some ps3s it is not working i noticed that, so i be fixing it ok

#17 - hayman - February 4, 2014 // 6:33 pm
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will this work with MM manager ?

i can't update my ps3Fat chf 4.50 ... any help please ?

#16 - RetroA - February 4, 2014 // 2:25 am
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anyone want an arabic cfw??

try it, i put some patches for that, but if it don't work, then i will try to fix it for future updates ok..

#15 - NTA - February 3, 2014 // 9:01 pm
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was there a different cfw that you were using to play games with a broken bluray drive?

#14 - bigvern1979 - February 3, 2014 // 5:43 pm
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does it support iris manager and will i still be able to play my games with broken bluray drive using iris manager?

#13 - hayman - February 3, 2014 // 2:55 pm
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here is the same i'm on ps3 fat CFW 4.50. can't update using usb... please help

#12 - froddobaggin - February 3, 2014 // 6:26 am
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LOL I also think that since the release of Cobra 7.00 (4.46) and 4.53 Cobra (Habib and Steven) not many people will love conventional CFW.

the cobra has been added a bunch lovely things that non cobra can't. Hishamage ? he also brick many system.

I wont gamble here, i will use only tested CFW.

no offense, just my humble opinion.

#11 - lionsfan420 - February 3, 2014 // 4:47 am
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I think rebug will never release anymore for the PS3... I think their moment has been up!!!