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Apparently those who have downgraded using PS3Key or Yes thingy-me-bob or whatever its called or who have used the ps3yes downgrade hex dont seem to have the BD Playback problem...
I did one last night from 3.50 to 3.41 with the ps3 key with no issues yet, will be trying another one in a bit and will update my findings again...
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This downgrade and data loss sound to me like the classic "Restore PS3 System" your hd gets formatted and it put your system software to original. this is just a copy/past from sony site. probably i'm complety wrong
How to access the PlayStation 3 Recovery Menu
1. Turn off Playstation®3.
2. Hold The power button down; The system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be promted to plug in your controller via usb and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.
my 60gb ps3 did not get reformatted, in fact the light only blinked 2 or 2 times real quick at first. upon starting 3.41 after downgrading netflix was still under videos and my save data was still there. I could not use the saves due to newer version/wrong user.
Ugh, no EVO?! I wonder why...
Getting there, I just need an iPod 5G Video port.
For people having some problem to read bd movies after downgrade, someone on Gxmod have found how to enabled it. you need to add this files:
- divx on \drm
- 2files on vsh\bdplayer\
- all \widget
All credit to Maes : gueux-forum.net/index.php?showtopic=248785&st=40&gopid=1846847&#en try1846847
After a reboot, it verify that and it continue to works
Try booting into Recovery menu and use the Restore settings.
* Restart System:
o Restarts the PLAYSTATION®3 System.
* Restore Default Settings:
o Reset all system settings back to default.
* Restore File System:
o Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
* Rebuild Database:
o Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION®3.
* Restore PS3 System:
o Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
* System Update:
o Update the PLAYSTATION®3 System
Last edited by atlask2; 12-08-2010 at 12:01 PM Reason: Automerged Doublepost
I have added it to the first post now and +Rep atlask2.
Is the blueray issue only present in 3.41 firmware ?
What if I downgrade to 3.15 from 3.21 ?? Would there be any issues with the drive ?
... add what... where??
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