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July 12, 2011 // 6:16 pm - As a follow-up to the previous JaicraB JFW DH PS3 Custom Firmware videos came a video (below) by pdnked of a PS3 Slim Retail console running Rebug 3.66 Custom Firmware (which is actually PS3 OFW 3.66 with a few Debug files added) from Dospiedras1973 via Spanish site Elotrolado.

A rough translation from Teknoconsolas states the following:

Dospiedras1973, EOL and user who has already managed to do the downgrade recently consoles INFECTUS using FAT for that necessary, has released a firmware that allows PS3 to version 3.66 with options debug a machine operative. Some clarifications are annotated by the developer:

Download: Rebug 3.66 CFW (Spanish) PUP / Rebug 3.66 CFW (Spanish) PUP (Mirror) / Rebug 3.66 CFW (Spanish) PUP (Mirror #2)

Dospiedra Modified Firmware details to note:

  • Only user-3.55 (no matter if CFW or OFW)
  • No turning back, pass over to 3.66 with all that that entails. Only you can downgrade to INFECTUS (dospiedras method).
  • No syscalls / payloads ... so that the burden of copies is disabled. For what is agreed is a firmware guy ... GeoHot.
  • The 3.55 homebrew installed no longer work.
  • There is no package installer (for now).
  • Full access to PSN.
  • Works on both Fat and Slim (as shown in the video), no tricks hardware and could suggest a user in the comments.

Of course, install under your own responsibility, nor do I Dospiedras not responsible for any errors or omissions performed by the user.

Shortly following, Rebug developer Cyberskunk stated via the following warning: "DO NOT INSTALL THIS. After ripping this PUP apart it appears the rundown will be VERY VERY SHORT.

This is RETAIL OFW 3.66 with just a 'few' of the files from DEBUG firmware.

  • vsh.self
  • index.dat
  • version.txt


In conclusion, those without an Infectus Mod who do not wish to risk their JailBroken PS3 console and lose the ability to run PlayStation 3 back-ups and homebrew should avoid this PS3 CFW at the present time... whether further progress will change this or not only time will tell.

Video: PS3 Slim Retail Console Running 3.66 Custom Firmware

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#46 - Geiz - July 29, 2011 // 4:12 am
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of all the things, i just want to play ps2 games on the ps3.

#45 - HeyManHRU - July 28, 2011 // 6:49 am
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Seems kinda sketchy TBH. But for those willing to give it a shot here are the new updated links (I'm quoting directly from

I have edited the JB file, and succesfully added install package files, although you need to be on 3.55 or below to download this one, and i can not test it as i do not have a firmware 3.55 or lower, so please guy's try this

Download Link:

This is the JB for users on 3.56+ This JB does not have "Install package files" or "apphome" Expect to see a release including that stuff for 3.56+ in the near future

Download Link:

By downloading these files you agree to the following:

1. I am in no way held responsilbe for your PS3 bricking, or being disabled in anyway
2. I am in no way responsible for you getting banned or in trouble with the law (lol won't happen)

I will keep you guys updated on the fully functioning JailBreaks, and remember +REP

P.S. I'm not responsible for anything you do, neither is NUIKERD (the maker of this CFW) as mentioned. Install at your own risk!

#44 - PS4 News - July 26, 2011 // 11:38 pm
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I'm not going to start another thread, but it appears this is being recycled today on several sites ( as a 3.66 JailBreak via NUIKERD:

Below is a video and the details if anyone wants them: Download: PS3UPDAT.PUP

ok guys, the person who originally got it working, even when he puts the coding for install package files and what not he gets data corrupted, thats because they patched that in 3.56+ so, he will release the one with install package files im sure, but the thing is, it wont work unless your on 3.55 or below. so even when he does release it, ill release it here, but dont try it until its verified working by multiple people and theres a video showing proof, but that doesnt mean that 3.66 jailbreaks cant be done, we already changed the pup build, so now we just need someone smart enough to be able to add install package files without getting data corrupted, and im sure someone will do it

The one with install package files should be released between today and thursday (probebly tommorow though)

ok, the guy/people/girl is working on putting the coding for install package files, and no file manager from the pervious jb will not work, cause if it does not have the coding for install package files, then it can cleary not be able to run homebew yet ... i will post the new link once the guy is done it might be today, it might not and for thos of you who arent being and actually trying it before saying its fake, thanks you guys will deffinatly be getting the new one later, and as for the rest of you.... off

i dont take credit for the release, this is a modified CFW 3.66 firmware, although it does not include install package files Sad so in other words, its useless lol, but the guy/team/girl will be releasing the JB with install package files soon, so i hope.

guys ill keep you updated

once again, i do not take credit for this, i will post a link to the persons youtube channel tommorow when the jailbreak that has install package files is released

In the proof i shut down the video at 8% of installing cause i dont want to stand there holding the camera, if u think its fake just cause i stopped at 8%.. well then thats to bad for u i guess

#43 - dayv - July 16, 2011 // 4:47 pm
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I feel its only a matter of time before a genious comes up with, cfw 3.60+. fingers crossed.

#42 - Bamber - July 16, 2011 // 10:04 am
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I'd guess the reason that it only installs on 3.55 (or earlier?) is down to the fact that it's been rebuilt and re-packed with known 3.55 keys. So no 3.56 or above keys are needed (and probably not known at the moment anyway).

Is it therefore already possible to unpack ANY pup using the 3.55 keys at the moment? In case an OFW user is still on that firmware before updating to any future version?

If so, it should be possible to alter all future firmware in this way and even remove/alter the parts of it that stop the 3.55 keys from being usable? Or am I missing something?

#41 - daveshooter - July 15, 2011 // 11:30 pm
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Yes the dev would need access to the Keys to effectively open the update pup edit it, the resign it again, keeping the update method the same as Sony are now using.

I also believe sony would of implemented a hash key to test the integrity of is new firmware before it updates, making it almost imposable to know this key or create it with a firmware modifier regardless of having the 3.66 keys or not.

But no this dev does not have the 3.66 keys needed to fully exploit the ps3 with firmware above 3.56.

Some thing I forgot to add was remember to remove the wan access from the ps3 your flashing, your lans ok but not your wan.

This will almost certainly stop you installing cfw on a ps3 9 times out of 10 because it still checks the net 1st, just before it starts flashing the firmware.

#40 - Thursday - July 15, 2011 // 10:47 pm
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I have a few questions:

First, wouldn't this dev need access to the 3.66 keys? An aren't they randomly generated?

And in "theory," as the keys are stores on the console, could a dev Keep the console from changing the keys (via cfw) during an update? (there are apps that block the console from keeping history of what apps are ran, which sounds like a very basic version of previous idea)

#39 - daveshooter - July 15, 2011 // 9:50 pm
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The ROUGH TRANSLATION is: Some main points by the developer aka, SONY:

Only 3.55 users (either CFW or OFW) There's no turning back. Same as OFW 3.66
You'll be going to 3.66 and all that it entails. Same as OFW 3.66
You may only downgrade with INFECTUS (dospiedras method). same as 3.56
No syscalls/payloads... so no backups, it's a firmware GEOHOT style. same as OFW 3.66
3.55 Homebrew will cease to work. same as OFW 3.66
There is no package installer (for now). same as OFW 3.66
Full PSN access. same as OFW 3.66
Works both on Fat and Slim. same as OFW 3.66
no hardware tricks as some users have suggested in the comments. same as OFW 3.66.

So all that seems left to play with this firmware is being able to play games on the other networks, allegedly, change the boxes ID and run pkg's from PSN ow and as above said fake plus..

Sorry am I missing something with this firmware?

#38 - miniclip22 - July 15, 2011 // 9:48 pm
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I can't? o_O So I can't have fake plus?

#37 - Ni72ous - July 15, 2011 // 6:57 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by miniclip22 View Post
Hey! I have recently updated from CFW 3.55 to 3.66 OFW, but since I saw this, I have tried to update to this firmware... The only problem is when I put this firmware, CFW 3.66, I get the error: "Data is corrupted". Have tried thousands of times, any ideas why this is occurring? Thanks in advance!

You can't use it, It's for 3.55

Well if this was out before I updated from 3.55 I would have used this instead of plain old ofw, so not worthless, just not useful to you.

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