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    [Answered] infectus, will this work?

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    i have an infectus that im considering on soldering up to my ps3 demo unit with fw 1.93. i want to dump this firmware then get a retail firmware and write it to both flashes. will the ps3 boot?

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    I'm not sure if Infectus works on Demo units, however, what I do know is for Retail PS3 units it will only allow you to dump and flash the Firmware from the same console... so you couldn't take one from a friend's and flash it to yours.

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    will it take the write? or just refuse to boot. what causes this?
    Last edited by JeffJ; 07-13-2009 at 02:41 PM Reason: oops wrong button

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    it will completely mess up your ps3. it will write fine.

    the firmware marries its self to the board in the ps3 i believe.. each board has a unique serial/hash

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    can this be corrected using the flow rebuilder?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JeffJ View Post
    it will completely mess up your ps3. it will write fine.

    the firmware marries its self to the board in the ps3 i believe.. each board has a unique serial/hash
    Kinda like the 360 firmware then? I saw a tut for unbanning the 360 that involved changing the 360 ID through changing the firmware of the console.

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    Quote Originally Posted by semitope View Post
    Kinda like the 360 firmware then? I saw a tut for unbanning the 360 that involved changing the 360 ID through changing the firmware of the console.
    yes, you are essentially changing the console serial # and id to one thats not banned on XBL

 

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