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    Poll Advice on custom ps3 firmware

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    Hi all,

    this is my first post here so please be kind.

    I have been looking into putting custom firmware on my PS3 for a while now and i just cant find the answers I need, i hope you guys can help?

    My current setup is as follows, PS3 = Launch 60gb console (with 320gb HDD installed) running OFW 3.41. I have JB'd it and I use a dongle, I use Rogero manager and Multiman, plus FTP etc, obviously it has the pkg loader thing aswell.

    My questions are...

    1. what's the best/safest CFW? (from what I've read KMEAW 3.55 seems to be the best?)
    2. Do I have to upgrade to OFW 3.55 first? (would this be ok as I have the pkg manager already installed?)
    3. or can I upgrade straight to CFW 3.55?
    4. What is the safest way? I don't want to brick it lol.
    5. is there a step by step guide anywhere?
    6. what's a PUP?
    7. can I play on PSN with CFW (not too bothered about this one).

    I have read all sorts but I cant find anything on upgrading from my setup to what I want, any help would be very much appreciated.

    Thanks in advance, Perfect.

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    Senior Member Ni72ous's Avatar
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    Kmeaw is one of the best or you could use rebug, to be on the safe side I would upgrade to 3.55 first then kmeaw after.

    A pup is the upgrade file which should be copied to your flash drive, in the root of your flash drive create a folder called "PS3" then in that folder create another called "UPDATE" then copy the pup into the update folder and your set to go.

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    Last edited by Ni72ous; 05-20-2011 at 09:52 PM

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    Just one more question from me.

    Do I lose anything I have previously installed on 3.41 such as Open Manager and MultiMAN manager?

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    No you should not lose anything.

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    It may be to late but I think whenever you update it formats your hdd. And yes definitely update to ofw before cfw.

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    don't do it man.. LOL

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    It won't format a fat PS3 though you may need to change the versions of some of your homebrew, not really an issue since pretty much everything is compatible with Kmeaw.

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    I'll only update to play LA Noire. I need a new Free roam game to play.

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    you'll be disappointed.. it's not as good as the usual rockstar games.. tried red dead..

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    Finished both RDR games a while back.

 

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