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January 26, 2012 // 4:44 pm - Following up on the previous update of my PS3 4.00 Dev_Flash mod, today I've released version 2 of my PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware).

Download: PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) v2

Change Log:

Version 2:

  • Adds "Debug XMB Items" to the XMB Column "PlayStation Network" (contains the Debug items found in this column, originally for DEX)
  • Removes the useless "PlayStation Plus" XMB item from the XMB Column "PlayStation Network"
  • Disables Cinavia DRM on all media except Blue-ray.

Version 1:

  • Adds DeViL303's "XMB File Manager" to the XMB Column "Game"
  • Adds "/app_home/PS3GAME/" to the XMB Column "Game" (has no function at the moment, but is here for completeness)

Installation Instructions are the same as before:

1. Be on a firmware 3.55 or less
2. Install the .pup through the XMB (Make sure you have a working hardware flasher as there is no other way to downgrade)

Remember only retail signed .pkg can be installed with this. Have fun. THIS HFW WILL NOT ALLOW HOMEBREW!

An important message for users upgrading from a QA Flagged console: If this console is updated to my 4.00HFW from a QA Flagged console, it will not be able to access the extra System Settings provided by QA Flagging. However all settings made with the QA Debug Settings will remain, EXCEPT "System Debug Update".

Extra Credits: This HFW uses the "XMB File Manager" by DeViL303 which is a modification of Team Rebug's "Packages Manager".


PS3 4.00 HFW (Hybrid Firmware) v2 Arrives, Adds Debug XMB Items

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#213 - lempax - April 17, 2015 // 8:32 pm
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I hope my PS3 will get out of Demo mode after this. I got mine by reading a fcking tutorial 4.55 demo.

#212 - windrider42 - March 30, 2015 // 11:44 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by mikenamur View Post
Did anyone successfully removed demonstration mode from 4.7? Thanks

Yes its been done.

Look here - http://www.ps4news.com/forums/ps3-help-support/ofw-after-ps3-restore-cfw-help-133303.html#post497177

#211 - mikenamur - March 27, 2015 // 2:58 pm
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Did anyone successfully removed demonstration mode from 4.7? Thanks

#210 - PS4 News - March 24, 2015 // 7:43 pm
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Quote Originally Posted by dirtjumper82 View Post
Any codes for 4.70 Demo Mode?

One was posted HERE, give it a try and if it works let us know and we'll add it to the list in the first post

#209 - dirtjumper82 - March 24, 2015 // 11:32 am
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Any codes for 4.70 Demo Mode?

#208 - B7U3 C50SS - February 28, 2015 // 11:17 pm
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wow... that's a pain. thanks for trying!

#207 - PS4 News - February 28, 2015 // 11:15 pm
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I checked the Internet Archive, and for their Download Page there was only 1 captured (web.archive.org/web/20121102034553/http://upsilon-project.webs.com/download.htm) which ended up being a Not Found page... meh!

#206 - B7U3 C50SS - February 28, 2015 // 11:03 pm
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I make no promises! But the one i'm really looking for is the v3 that can install debug pkg's.. not sure which version that is though. maybe that's UpSilon?

#205 - PS4 News - February 28, 2015 // 10:59 pm
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My bad, that seems to be the Technodon one you're right, the UpSilon I'm sure I have in my archive but I don't know the exact filename to even begin to search for it.

If you can dig that up, I will invest the time to search for it through all my DVDR's and BD-R's for the UpSilon one though.

#204 - B7U3 C50SS - February 28, 2015 // 10:52 pm
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Is this the same as the Technodon Modded Dev_Flash?