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February 18, 2011 // 3:02 pm - I found this over on NextGen Update (linked above) and it seems promising regarding unbanning PS3 consoles and also anti-ban methods for the PlayStation 3 Console ID and PSN Sign-In.

Here are the details from their site: ANTI BAN+maybe unban: YOU CAN COMPLETELY REMOVE YOUR CONSOLE ID AND SIGN IN.

To do this simply leave second value blank not tested on a banned ps3 yet but it should work+you can hide your console id which can prevent you from getting banned.

First do the PSN Bypass Method: In charles there is a request for a file called auth what it contains is your username, password and console id.

This is what the request file looks like:

x's are just me protecting my info

consoleid=0000000xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx00000000 000000000000000000000000

To get your console id have Charles running with the ssl and all that stuff

Sign in and on charles you will see two new files

Click on

Then /nav

And lastly auth

When you click auth, info should appear on the right click request and you should see your console id to copy it right click on auth and save request then open it and look for consoleid=0000000xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx00000000 000000000000000000000000

That's your console id to change it go to tools, rewrite and if you have it set up you should already see the stuff to edit the header so click on PS3 3.55 then you should see 2 boxes.

On the bottom box, click add, then where it says type make it body. make sure only request is selected. make the first value is your console id, example the first value would be consoleid=0000000123456789012345678901234500000000 000000000000000000000000

And the second on is the one you want it changed to and where it says "where" make sure request is only selected.

Example of the second value is consoleid=0000000987654321098765432109876500000000 000000000000000000000000

You can only change it to a valid console id, cannot be random or just left blank.

Apparently Sony bans the console ID and if you use charles and send a black console ID you can still sign in and since the console ID doesn't go to sony because you send a blank value they can't ban your number, also some people tried this that were banned from black ops and they were able to play again because thats how black ops had banned was by the console ID but I don't know if this works.. maybe someone that is already banned should try this and post their results.

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#77 - Azrial - June 14, 2013 // 4:16 pm
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You need the unban program and a legit console ID to get it back online, nobody will supply a legit console ID for you, you will have to find that yourself.

#76 - modz4fun420 - June 14, 2013 // 7:59 am
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I have a cex that is banned from psn. Can some one help me unban it please?

#75 - DemonSeed - February 22, 2011 // 7:28 pm
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Odd, wonder what else that guy was doing/had running.

#74 - slifer1231 - February 22, 2011 // 7:21 pm
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I found a thread over at nextgenupdate were people are doing what we are talking about heres is the link:

and here is the format they are using:

CFW: (what CFW are you using)
Last Time Online (PSN) : (self-explantory)
PS3 Model: (slim or Phat)
Online Method: (Charles or fckpsn)
Country/Region: (self-explantory)
PSN Email: yes or no (the email syaing that they have deteced unauthroized software on your ps3)
Banned: yes or no (self explantory)

they have only one reported ban as of today 2-22-11 and its on geohots firmware.

#73 - DemonSeed - February 22, 2011 // 10:45 am
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I would also like to add to this - if you were banned did you update trophies/clear pushlist&boot_history.dat/add valid entries to games you have in boot_history.dat/what specific games were you playing/did you mod-cheat in any games/were you connected to the net in any way or form/etc

It is kind of confusing that some were apparently banned, need more input on it since everyone seems to have a different reason. We just need a list of 'ban requirements', and if we can pinpoint the things that will set off the flags. Maybe write it into some kind of template like:

Current firmware:
Boot_history.dat cleared? [y/n]
Pushlist cleared? [y/n]
Manager used:
Other homebrew used:
Changed param.sfo gameid's to fake id (some games using geo cfw required this method)? [y/n]
Net enabled? [y/n]
Games played:
Game files modded? [y/n]
Cheated in game? [y/n]
Used proxy? [y/n]
Used dns method? [y/n]
Used fckPSN? [y/n]
Used other method to get on psn (please state):
Synced trophies? [y/n]
Current PSN status: [account banned/console banned/works fine]

#72 - slifer1231 - February 22, 2011 // 4:39 am
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I was wanting to know has sony started banning anyone yet or were the e-mails just a scare tactic if so we need to start a thread and if you were banned post exactly what you did when you were banned then we can start looking at what they look for and hopefully spoof it because i heard that some people have been banned already and some haven't.

i've heard some were playing backups and were banned and some that were playing them and havent been banned but we need to find out if they really are banning right now or if they are just trying to scare us into updating.

#71 - moditall - February 22, 2011 // 3:19 am
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any new developments in gettin psn back on CFW 3.55 ?? I have no intention of going to 3.56 , i only play my own games but I enjoy the homebrew and emulators so I would rather buy another console over updating my firmware and letting fony control what I paid and was taxed for already !! I've heard rumors of keeping things under wraps with things..

#70 - iloveyou - February 20, 2011 // 8:51 am
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Why not rushing Sony's White/Blacklist... someone writes a prog, that generate real ps3console id's...we go all online with this...the id's get banned...clean/legit players begin to call Sony, thier id's have been banned and in 3 weeks, they have to shutdown or change thier hole system... just an idea

...i know Sony will lose... it's just a matter of time.

#69 - Bioz - February 20, 2011 // 1:41 am
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skfu ftw I say..

#68 - crazelunatic - February 19, 2011 // 9:48 pm
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i've tried to use a simple ps3 proxy program to connect to psn but alas it doesn't work for me. I have read the readme and perhaps this will work for someone else who has problems setting up ps3dns/Charles/ or fckpsn (any version) on their pc. I'm 1000% sure i have the ps3 and pc side configured properly but for some reason i still can't login to psn...