57w ago - Following up on his previous release, this weekend PlayStation 3 developer HDMadness has updated PS3 ErmaC 4.30 CFW to version 1.3 which now includes a completely fixed Demo Mode and more as outlined below!
More Stable than any other 4.30 CFW out there (Tested with numerous PS3, slim and phat models)
Can run games with the latest updates signed with Keys up to 4.30 without any patching needed
Cinavia protection disabled
No "Demo Mode", XMB fully optimized so you can have the best performance with your console
Changes since 1.2:
"Demo Mode" is now completely fixed, no more demo/kiosk fw messages*
Some more small bugs fixed, XMB is now fully optimized (XMB is faster than ever before, in-game or not) so you can now have the best performance with your PS3
A few cosmetic changes
*If you still want to use PSHome please install 'PSHome_ErmaC_4.30_CFW.pkg' included in the package
This CFW will not brick your PS3 System or Harddrive if you install it properly. Use it with caution, the author of this CFW will not be held responsible for any damage that may be caused to your system.
You need to be on 3.55 ofw or cfw to install ErmaC CFW. Please downgrade using the proper procedures (999 downgrader from Rebug team is the best option) and after downgrading please install and run 'toggle_qa.pkg' on your PS3 before upgrading again to the new version.
Use exactly the same precautions on upgrading/downgrading used on other CFWs to avoid any complication. Enjoy!
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Today we received word from a PlayStation 3 developer known as HDMadness news of his PS3 ErmaC 4.30 CFW v1.0 Custom Firmware with details below.
Warning: Although he claims this legit, it is only recommended to experiment with and test this CFW if you own a PlayStation 3 flasher or you may end up bricking your PS3 console!
From his e-mail: I'm a developer and I would like to share my own 4.30 cfw (ErmaC 4.30 CFW) with the PS3 community. It's ready, stable and brick free. And I really would like PS3News to be my exclusive "voice" to the scene on this new project of mine!
I've uploaded the fw to mediafire, so here it is: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?uts2p2dgi3au6uu
PUP MD5: 6F3EF938153D380360CF88CD769FEE08
From the included ReadMe file: ErmaC 4.30 CFW v1.0
More Stable than any other CFW out there and completely brick free (Tested with numerous PS3, slim and phat models)
Can run games signed with Keys up to 4.30 without any patching needed
*You need to be on 3.55 cfw or ofw to install this CFW. Use exactly the same precautions on upgrading/downgrading used on other CFWs to avoid any complication. Enjoy!
Below is a video demonstrating the installation of ErmaC CFW over 3.55 Kmeaw CFW thru recovery: