PS3 CFW CEX Arch 4.21 Beta Custom Firmware is Now Released


77w ago - Following up on their previous release, French developers Dev-Team-SPT / ARCH have released a PS3 CFW CEX Arch 4.21 Beta Custom Firmware for those with flashers who don't mind experimenting.

To quote, roughly translated: To install this CFW you need to be on Firmware 3.55.

Beta version features:

  • Bluedisk Core_OS patched CFW to 4.25 OFW aim_spu_module.self
  • Consistent backup games 4. + Or original games
  • SEN original connection
  • Spoof 04.25
  • Compatible FckPSN
  • Ca.cer version 4.25 (except CA27.cer)

How install:

Warning:

  • Do not install if the console has received a downgrade earlier
  • Do not install console-DEX
  • Install OFW from 3:55

Steps:

  • Download and install the official firmware 3.55: http://www.filefactory.com/file/c3f2a75/n/Firmware_officiel_3.55_Retail.rar
  • Prepare a USB stick formatted in FAT32 and create a folder called PS3, then in that same folder, create another one called "UPDATE" in which to copy the file (PUPs should be renamed PS3UPDAT.PUP).
  • Connect the USB to the console and turn it on.
  • Install 3.55 OFW through the XMB
  • Once the firmware is istallatoo, download and unzip CFW 4.21 Arch
  • Replace the PS3 folder on your USB stick into one file provided by the CFW Arch 4.21: http://www.filefactory.com/file/5jq9mdw4njqd (CFW Arch CEX 4.21 Finale version v0.1 PS3FAT / CFW Arch CEX 4.21 Finale version v0.1 PS3SLIM)
  • Connect the USB stick to the USB port furthest to the right of your console and start the console in recovery mode
  • Select option 6 (System Update), and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
  • Once finished, enjoy the CFW 4.21.

Update: They have now released (via ps3-solution-pour-tous.doomby.com/blog/news-ps3/cfw-arch-4-21-finale-version-0-1-for-all-ps3.html) PS3 CFW Arch CEX 4.21 Final v0.1 for both PS3 Fat and Slim consoles (above) for those interested!






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#80 - Arach - 9w ago
Thanks Willo

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#79 - yllan - 9w ago
All, ARACH

very good back with this cfw, as always.

aka willo

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#78 - Arach - 9w ago
Hi,

Bigvern1979 must extract the PUP file 4.55 OFW, then retrieve the file RCO 'syscon_plugin.rco' which is in dev_flash / vsh / resource / and modify it with RCOmage.exe (line 240 and 241 in text files ).

PS3 News : thx you for making the new.

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#77 - PS3 News - 9w ago
Following up on their previous release, today French PlayStation 3 developers Dev-Team-SPT / ARCH via arachetous have made available CFW 4.55 CEX ARCH Build RC2 for Custom Firmware users with details below.

Download: PS3 CFW ARCH CEX 4.55 Build.rar (192.46 MB)

MD5 Hash: A5EA2C7436604A5506E231A36FA6

To quote, roughly translated: PS3 CFW ARCH CEX 4.55 RC2 [NO SPOOF]

Features RC1:

  • Test version only

Features RC2:

  • Based on the update sony official 4.55 (cfw not spoofed)
  • Disable coreOS ECDSA integrity check (LV0)
  • LV1 patched disable LV2 protection
  • LV2 & LV1 patched PEEK & POKE
  • Allows you to launch any backups of original games
  • RSOD Bybass
  • Compatible games remastered / Minis ( for PSP/PS1/PS2 )
  • Patch Alphabetical ( A...Z )
  • Compatible lasted version ReActPSN ( v3.12 )
  • QA Flag menu enabled by default if already activated prior
  • PS3 BT Remote Patched & PS3 BluRay DISC patched
  • XMB optimized for stealth, the options ' install_package_file ' and ' app_home/PS3_GAME ' are in a folder named ' PlayStation®3 '
  • Enable InGame XMB ScreenShot
  • Patch Remote Play
  • Ability to downgrade from any custom firmware with qa flag activated.
  • Img build version 62848
  • Some changes RCO files and XML (startup message and more)
  • Installation compatible on all models of ps3 Slim or fat. Can be installed on any CFW 3.xx/4.xx / or OFW 3.55 and lower. (The mode Recovery is recommended even if it is little install by the XMB menu all of same)

Optional:

  • Custom Coldboot / Custom Start Message / Wave of the Custom XMB Menu

WARNING: As with any CFW, the installation must be done correctly and I can not be held responsible for any brick. Zero risk does not exist even if CFW has been tested on many ps3 and it is very stable in spite of everything.

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#76 - bigvern1979 - 9w ago
how do i change the start up message? by the way nice cfw













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