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October 27, 2012 // 10:00 pm - Following the recent 4.30 DEX Warning, this weekend DemonHades reports that Team Mate (via Checko) have now leaked the Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.25 update which has been confirmed working by several Spanish PlayStation 3 developers.

Download: Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.25 Update / Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.25 Update (Mirror) / Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.25 Update (Mirror #2)


From MARA87: Just checked the appldr.. version is 4.25. seems legit to me.. otherwise i would not posted it

  • Auth-ID [lv0]
  • Vendor-ID [hv]
  • SELF-Type [lv0]
  • Version 04.25

Changelog for the DEX FW:

[Bug Fix]
[NP related]

  • The following bug has been fixed.
  • (B#101456)

When 24 hours have elapsed in a signed-in state after the last sign-in to the PlayStation Network, there is a problem where almost all of the NP Library APIs will return errors. (TechnoteID: 201208-01)

As always, 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)

Finally, in related PlayStation 3 DEX news LOGAN5 has made available RepackDEX+ for PS3 DEX console owners, stating the following:

I do this little tool, because I was tired of all these manipulations do to play games on PS3 DEX 4.21. This program allows you to recompress quickly game update without drm for ps3 4.21 dex+ ... just drag *.pkg (cex) on the window.

It allows you to play games installed on the internal hard disk of the PS3 DEX 4.21 (not tested with BDemu)


1 - On your PC use Repkgdex+ to repack Game update / patch (cex to dex)
2 - Copy the new pkg file on USB pendrive
3 - Install it on PS3 (via USB)
4 - Copy to hdd your ps3 Game in your created folder (HDD0/GAME/BLESXXXX) without the replacing EBOOT.BIN & PARAM SFO
5 - Go to XMB and launch the game

I'm a little programmer... a noob ... there are still bugs to fix thank you to report me if there are errors. I hope i was clear with my explanation for the use. Bye ! Have a nice day !

Sony PS3 Debug / Test (DEX) Firmware 4.25 Update by Team Mate Out

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#244 - ratboy112 - December 1, 2012 // 7:55 am
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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 - November 13, 2012 // 5:50 pm
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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:


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:


#242 - inflate76 - November 13, 2012 // 5:45 pm
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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 - November 13, 2012 // 5:30 pm
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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 - November 13, 2012 // 3:53 pm
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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 - November 13, 2012 // 3:18 pm
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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 - November 13, 2012 // 11:22 am
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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 - November 13, 2012 // 11:10 am
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#236 - G Sus - November 13, 2012 // 11:08 am
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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 - November 13, 2012 // 11:00 am
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