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176w ago - For those who own PS3 Debug / Test consoles or are simply into collecting PlayStation 3 file leaks, recently PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.74 surfaced alongside version 4.00 from Sony's North American Press Web site.

Download: PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.74 / PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 4.00

If you didn't know, the address to their Press site is http://PressCenter.PlayStation.com/ and Sony offers free access to all members of the press there using SCEA / SC3APR to login and obtain the latest press releases and related files.

Finally, keep in mind these PUP updates will currently NOT install on a retail PS3, and so they are intended for examination and comparison purposes only.

We have 100% confirmed that running this updater on a retail PS3 will not damage it, however, it will give the following error before the installation completes: The data type is not supported. (8002F029)

Special Thanks to ConsoleDev for the heads-up on the news tip!


PS3 Debug / Test Firmware 3.74 and 4.00 Updates Surface

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#244 - ratboy112 - 130w ago
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Whenever I try to update to (4.25) I get: An error has occured (8002F827)

I already tried the mirror, gives the same message. Can anyone help me out?

I am on 4.21 DEX right now and wanted to update to 4.25 DEX. I already tried to update from 3.50 and 4.20. Also didn't work

#243 - G Sus - 132w ago
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Thanks for that tip, luckily both ps3s already on multiman 04.11.11

I ain't got round to installing it yet. i aint actually turned any of my ps3s on all day. been more interested in seeing if many bans happen over the next 24 hours. (bought a mini model helicopter and i've been playing really i'm only 40)

Also below is a Black Ops 2 - BLES01717 DEX fix 1.02 from beanbaggins stating the following:

Download: http://www.putlocker.com/file/12B4A258592BD9DE

I won't try the new DEX CFW yet so I can't confirm that this works online, but it should. I have tested Campaign mode and Zombies first level, and both are working fine on my end.

Also here is a Hitman Absolution Dex patch, tested and working from kittoo:

Download: https://rapidshare.com/files/3900279695/EP0001-BLES01403_00-0000111122223333.pkg

#242 - inflate76 - 132w ago
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Ps multiman 4.10.00 or newest version only work proprrly. Upgrade to base or full 4.10 if you use other mm ps3 reboot in red light led

#241 - NTA - 132w ago
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I somewhat agree, but I think the next big thing would be that hard to find exploit for the higher ofw users

#240 - Brian10122 - 132w ago
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Well, I'm stupid - I thought it had something to do with Vita. Otherwise this really isn't too exciting. I guess we've already gotten the "next big thing" anyways.

#239 - GotNoUsername - 132w ago
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Hi Guys,

Ca someone put that sentence into other words : "IMPORTANT: If you are on ofw debug than 4.21 (type 4.25) must strictly pass before the fw Downgrader DEX"

I don't get it ? Thx for you Help

#238 - G Sus - 133w ago
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i don't need the change idps really cos its never going to be connected to internet. most its gonna get is connected to a pc through a router. and il make sure that router has no net access.

i've no idea why i struggle with those ilivid sites, but after the 6th attempt it gave me the right file finally.. always best to have it anyway

When the Change_IDPS is functioning properly, the LED will switch on the console from the usual green color to YELLOW

that sounds scarey, i really don't like my ps3 having yellow lights.

#237 - elser1 - 133w ago
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BAN HAMMER slam!!

#236 - G Sus - 133w ago
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lol thanks loads, much appreciated.

can't get the change idps just keep getting the ilivid file. not important though.

#235 - PS4 News - 133w ago
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It's in the main post, for the lazy... Password: gintonic