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    Quote Originally Posted by shummyr View Post
    So it is no longer possible to obtain the eboot from the ps3 side, is there a way i can do it on the pc side of things?
    Not a decrypted one, no. Short of of course, already having a development self, however its rare that a debug game leaks out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CJPC View Post
    Not a decrypted one, no. Short of of course, already having a development self, however its rare that a debug game leaks out.
    So your saying if i could happen across a dev game or beta copy i could take and modify the eboot for that particular game? Can I take the eboot of one game and use it on another?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shummyr View Post
    So your saying if i could happen across a dev game or beta copy i could take and modify the eboot for that particular game? Can I take the eboot of one game and use it on another?
    Well, not totally - assuming the dev version of the game is final, you could then use it to remaster the retail game - to play back ONLY on a dev kit. Alas no, the Eboot of the game is essentially the games "code", so they are not interchangeable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CJPC View Post
    Well, not totally - assuming the dev version of the game is final, you could then use it to remaster the retail game - to play back ONLY on a dev kit. Alas no, the Eboot of the game is essentially the games "code", so they are not interchangeable.
    Is there a way to hex edit the eboot to remove the layers of encryption?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shummyr View Post
    Is there a way to hex edit the eboot to remove the layers of encryption?
    No, there is not. Depending on the Self, most are first compressed, then encrypted - which makes it impossible to just reverse without knowing the algorithm, compression scheme, and keys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CJPC View Post
    No, there is not. Depending on the Self, most are first compressed, then encrypted - which makes it impossible to just reverse without knowing the algorithm, compression scheme, and keys.
    is there a pc application like the eboot dumper that you created cjpc that would do the same job?

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    Alas no - you need the PS3 to get a decrypted EBOOT, with very few exceptions (like a debug bd-r).

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    how do you get the ps3 to give me a decrypted eboot?
    Last edited by shummyr; 12-12-2009 at 08:50 PM

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    Quote Originally Posted by shummyr View Post
    how do you get the ps3 to give me a decrypted eboot?
    Like idone said earlier, you only can under FW 2.10, and for games compiled under FW 2.10 by a memory dump, after that, we are all kind of out of luck.

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    ok thanks CJPC, and thanks to you and all the other devs for your help.

 

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