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October 3, 2011 // 9:08 pm - Following up on the QT Flasher for PS3 Test and Localized Versions for the ProgSkeet device, today PlayStation 3 developers uf6667, ago and bmx have made available the Winskeet40000 Rev 111002 software platform for Windows following by official Linux / Windows versions from uf6667.

Download: WinSkeet 4000 Rev 111002 for ProgSkeet PS3 / libusb0.dll / WinSkeet40000 111004 (Official) / Progskeet Flasher QT 20111004 (Official) / YASkeet (Linux Version of Flasher) / iSkeet (Mac OSX Version of Flasher)

Below are the recent changes, to quote:


  • New Qt GUI implemented
  • Linux and MacOS X support
  • Added predefined and user presets
  • Fixed ability to select invalid ranges
  • Added a file patcher
  • Flasher: Added support for canceling running operations
  • Flasher: Added USB device reset
  • Flasher: Added support for erasing as a stand-alone operation
  • Flasher: Added cycle period selection, should help with longer cables
  • Flasher: Added abort on error option
  • Flasher: Reodered operations, full read, full erase, full write
  • Flasher: Fixed bug with unreliable GPIO operation
  • NOR: Added new write mode "Dual word program"
  • NOR: Added display of total flash size
  • NOR: Fixed flashing of the second half of Samsung K8Q2815UQB and likely other dual chip NORs
  • NOR: Added erase block region configuration
  • NOR: Added selection of number of bytes for buffered write
  • NOR: Added support for Spansion S29GL128N90TFIR2
  • NAND: Made custom ranges work
  • NAND: Added Dual-NAND reading. Reads a block from two NANDs simultaneously, thereby doubling the speed.


  • If you're using 16MByte SAMSUNG NOR, please use Sector Size: 4kB/ Sector Count: 4096 and check "alternate writing method".
  • Differential flash, if you haven't noticed yet, will skip unnecessary writes (compares data on chip vs data in file)

Finally, below is GlitchSkeet Rev 111216 via Rogero for those who wish to RGH with ProgSkeet (for XBox 360 users primarily at this time).

Download: GlitchSkeet Rev 111216

To quote: GlitchSkeet: is another bitstream written specifically for the ProgSkeet flasher, which will allow it to operate as a Glitcher like the many Glitch-Chips out there now that are used to perform the Reset Glitch Hack on the XBox 360 console.

The GlitchSkeet Bitstream currently have support for only the "Trinity/Slim" XBox 360 board model, It may need some more tweaking as well as adding support for other XBox 360 board models in later releases as time allows.

But anyway, all Skeeters/ProgSkeet owners have the right to test this Bitstream as it is in its current state.

Compatibility: This Bitstream is compatible with ProgSkeet v1.1 Crystal Blue only, ProgSkeet v1.0 Crystal White won't work.

Preparation: Short R12 and R9, Open R11 and R10


Adr0 = CPU_RST (you must add a Capacitor of 220pf/230pf/270pf between Adr0 & Ground)
Adr2 = POST_OUT1

N.B: the Injectus Jtag USB programmer is needed in order to update ProgSkeet with this Bitstream.

Credits to uf6667, Ago, bmx, nice69 and to all ProgSkeet Team members and testers.

WinSkeet 4000 Rev 111002 for ProgSkeet on PS3 is Now Available

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#27 - saviour07 - August 16, 2011 // 2:58 am
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Good news

I think this method requires 3.55 on the ps3 to begin with before upgrading to 3.70 though, so then it can be stored to the ProgSkeet and then reapplied after an upgrade has occurred - kind of like a checkpoint for the Firmware to restore to.

Next step probably is going to be Dual Firmwares enabled via something like this, although I suppose most people would want a usb version lol

#26 - sharks - August 16, 2011 // 2:27 am
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now that this has been accomplished, i think that all 3.70 games will also be playable on 3.55 via patches. *crossing fingers*

#25 - superkar38 - August 16, 2011 // 1:29 am
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Hello please, is anyone knows when 3.70 downgrade will be available to 3.55? is it really 3.70 to 3.55 are available now, when will be available please?

#24 - Nadrian - August 16, 2011 // 1:00 am
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Quote Originally Posted by elser1 View Post
that's kool. does anyone know if this progskeet device will be made available soon?

i can't find it for sale in australia..

Someone previously posted a link to a website called oz3ds that was selling it for something like US$66 with free shipping (I think it said that it was an Aussie based store).

Quote Originally Posted by XSamurai View Post
So is there any other difference between the slim and the phat then the size of the nand?

Think I read in the past that the smaller nand versions have parts of their firmware stored on hdd. So is it now just about to adapt it to the smaller nand size or will we get in trouble cause of the external storage of some part of the fw on hdd?

If you got any infos about that fact, pls let me know!

it depends, which motherboards your comparing.

#23 - Ezio - August 16, 2011 // 12:40 am
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Quote Originally Posted by tripleh1567 View Post
download link?

It's too soon yet.

#22 - tripleh1567 - August 16, 2011 // 12:36 am
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download link?

#21 - Ezio - August 16, 2011 // 12:29 am
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Quote Originally Posted by Lacourse2012 View Post
3.70 custom firmware perhaps soon?

No, I don't believe. Did he go in FSM with a simple dongle on 3.70? I think it isn't possible because from 3.60 you cannot more use jailbreak to go in FSM.

But to downgrade from 3.60+ using a flasher you need to be in fsm or you have to patch lv1. However I'll wait for more explainations from dospiedra, this news (and 3.55 modded) are very interesting!!

ps: uf6667 said "Also big surprise also for 3.56-3.70 users "

#20 - jamel240 - August 16, 2011 // 12:06 am
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when... soo coool.. (impatient me)

#19 - Lacourse2012 - August 16, 2011 // 12:04 am
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3.70 custom firmware perhaps soon?

#18 - Pcsx2006 - August 15, 2011 // 11:52 pm
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Great news guys.