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113w ago - Following up on his previous update, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer Rogero has updated to Rogero CEX 4.40 v1.02 PS3 Custom Firmware (CFW) followed by a VSH patched version for ReActPSN with details below.

Download:


MD5: e0cd3eab262c7703e17dae7cb3fc5d4e
Size: 193 MB (202,921,747 bytes)

CEX-4.40 v1.02 with ReActPSN Patch Fixed and All DLC Working - this is a FINAL release.


MD5: 9df43006d021bd8db4fc21bea6ee40a2
Size: 193 MB (202,891,027 bytes)

Download: installPKG [SingStar Replacement] v2 (485 Kb) / installPKG[SingStar Replacement-V0101] (503 Kb)

Rogero CFW4.40 v1.02 Changelog:

  • v1.00 (initial build)
  • v1.01 (private beta build)
  • This CFW can be installed fine from XMB Update over OFW3.55 or any CFW ver: 3.55/4.21/4.30/4.40
  • Added the Cinavia Patched Video Player to disable the Cinavia Protection on HDD based content.
  • Added the needed patches for the Original "*Install Package Files" Credits to Szalay and "hidden Man".
  • HDD can be swapped/changed and the CFW will re-install without any problem.
  • Patched LV1 to disable LV2 Protection.
  • Patched LV1 to add peek/poke support.
  • Patched LV1 Core OS Hash Check (to prevent Bricking on non-dehashed downgraded consoles)
  • Patched LV2 to add peek/poke support.
  • QA Flag enabled by default to allow for easier downgrading using Recovery Menu.
  • RSOD screen bypass patch for RSOD machines (it won't fix the RSOD but allows the PS3 to boot fine into XMB)
  • PSN/SEN access is available as long as the current "passphrase" still the same but it's not recommended.
  • It can run games signed with Keys up to version 4.40 without any Eboot/Sprx patching needed.
  • The CFW can be used directly for Downgrading with Hardware flashers using the new tool "PS3 Nor and Nand Auto Patcher v0.04".

From Rogero: The Changelog never said that the CFW had the ReactPSN patch, vsh.self on 4.40 is different from the 4.30 version so the old reactPSN patch won't work until ported again to 4.40 (I never used reactPSN before personally so I didn't bother about it)

I never reply for such comments usually, but I decided to reply now for the sake of clearing up some facts that you obviously don't know:

  • The first 4.21 CFW released by me was something very new and different from the 3.55 CFWs, and It was only a cracked version of the BlueDisk CFW that wanted to charge users online to install it. (all the bugs and bricks resulted in the fist 4.21CFW were coming from the BlueDisk CFW itself, i just cracked it by removing the module responsible of the DRM checks in the CFW, I didn't build the CFW itself) and that was done quickly just to prevent any DRM story from taking place into the scene again like TrueBlue... (maybe i should have let it alone and never cared ...)
  • The 4.30 CFW versions were the first 4.xx builds from scratch using OFW4.30 files, Sony have added a lot of security measures since 3.55 and building a 4.xxCFW was so much different and harder then 3.55CFW especially having a way to add the "install package" feature again was a real challenge (until Szalay released the correct patch for it, Thanks Szalay) since the DEX4.30 FW was not available yet, so we worked out many solutions and improvements through many versions of the 4.30 CFW until CFW4.30 v2.05 which basically had everything fixed and running great. (while there was not still any other 4.30 CFW running as stable as v2.05)
  • Then DEX4.30 was leaked and made public so it was normal to see other CFW released then without going through all the steps mentioned earlier... Anyway, I barely have free time to work on scene releases lately, my personal work is expanding a lot and i started to lose interest in the scene too.

Finally, from CaptainCPS-X: Guys DO NOT update to Rogero CFW 4.40 v1.02 (if you did just install Rogero CFW 4.30 v2.05 from XMB again if you like). I do not recommend it since everything that has to do with reActPSN is not working, PS2 Classics, DLC, PSOne, PSN games, etc.


Rogero CEX 4.40 v1.02 PS3 Custom Firmware (CFW) is Released

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#1660 - Taufik - 94w ago
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Yeah right, fix the service mode, use the jaicrab + OFW355 to downgrade. If you can not, do with total hardisc PS3 format on your pc. thanks

#1659 - racer0018 - 94w ago
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Try installing Cfw 3.55 from service mode. Thanks

#1658 - kopops - 94w ago
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I was on rogero 3.55 downgrader... I tried to install rogero 3.55 cfw it gave me an error... I tried to install another cfw ... the ps3 boots but no screen at all ... what can I do ? I tried installing the 3.55 ofw through service mode ... it didn't help either

any help ???

#1657 - seeman - 94w ago
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Following up on my previous revision, I have now updated to Mclow Mod v0.6 which works with Rogero 4.46 PS3 CFW.

Download: mclowmod06.rar

From the included ReadMe File: -ROGERO 4.30 - MCLOW MOD v0.6-

NOTES:

  • only tested on ROGERO 4.30 v2.03 and v2.05 (Update: 4.4 and 4.46 already tested)
  • dont delete the mod installer (Update: delete back up your backup copy first then delete the installer via xmb (triangle))
  • package manager from xmb isn't working because rogero cfw but normal pkg installer still working fine! (Update: installing packages from xmb now working!!)

HOW TO INSTALL or update:

1- install pkg Mclow mod v0.6
2- go to photo men in the xmb
3- start mclowmod and select fat or slim.. and rogero...... ps3 will restart!
4- AFTER THE RESTART change param.sfo from your applications to change the categories
5- apply mclowslimmod theme
6- you need to edit all applications param.sfo file to show up under the specific category!
7-start the application you chanced the param.sfo once to apply sfo changes

  • homebrew sfo category = AM
  • psn games sfo category = HM
  • Tools sfo category = AP
  • multimedia sfo category = AV
  • Playstation sfo category = HG
  • Data sfo category = CB

Changelog: v0.6

  • now working on rogero 4.46

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#1656 - niwakun - 94w ago
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change the target_id of the ps3, that will literally change the PS3's region coding, in reality, PS3 bluray player is regionless and it reads any discs regardless what region the BD/DVD movie is, the only one stopping it is the software.

Also you can just use multiman to temporarily change the blu-ray video region into something what you like until you restart your ps3, this will let you play bd movies without any further complicated software modifications.

#1655 - newgen2005 - 95w ago
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I have tried changing the Blu-ray region through Multiman but it doesn't appear to work! I use to use the LV2 patcher method! Anything I am doing wrong guys?

#1654 - graclynn - 95w ago
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hi does this patch downgrade your ofw?

#1653 - PS4 News - 95w ago
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Following up on his Rogero CEX 4.46 v1.01 PS3 CFW release, today PlayStation 3 developer Rogero (with help from Swizzy) has made available PS3 Flash Tool v1.00 with details below.

Download: PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar / PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar (Mirror) / PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar (Mirror #2) / PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar (Mirror #3) / PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar (Mirror #4) / PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar (Mirror #5) / PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar (Mirror #6) / PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar (Mirror #7) / PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar (Mirror #8) / PS3 Flash Tool v1.00.rar (Mirror #9)

To quote: This Tool is Swizzy's "PS3 Dump checker" merged with "PS3 Flash Auto Patcher" .

This is an "All in One" Tool now, it will do both the verification of vital Data and the Patching of the Nor/Nand Image.

It will replace Ps3 Flash Auto Patcher v4.46a from now on.

Credits to my friend "Swizzy" the well known coder for his many Tools in the Xbox360 scene

How to use:

Drag and Drop any PS3 Nor or Interleaved NAND Dump onto the "PS3_Flash_Tool_v1.0.exe" it will verify the dump, detects its type and patch it accordingly with Rogero CEX_4.46 patches, all this in less then 2 seconds.

v1.00 (initial release)

  • Merged Swizzy's PS3DumpChecker Tool with Rogero's AutoPatcher v4.46
  • Both NOR and Nand (Interleaved) Flash Dumps are supported.
  • Compatible with Win7/8 and windows XP.
  • Easy operation, just Drag and Drop the Dump over "PS3_Flash_Tool_v1.0.exe".
  • The dump will be checked to verify all sections are valid.
  • When a Dump is checked and found Valid it will Proceed to Patch it.
  • It has 2 operation Modes: Auto and Normal (can be toggled with included Registry Files). Auto Mode: will check the dump and if found valid it will patch it automatically (all in less then 2 seconds). Normal Mode: will check the dump and if found valid it will ask if you want to patch it.

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#1652 - echoes4ever - 96w ago
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Is there a way to go from OFW 4.41 rsod to CFW ???

#1651 - john27active - 96w ago
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Everything worked perfect for me. Installed from 3.55