Adds "Debug XMB Items" to the XMB Column "PlayStation Network" (contains the Debug items found in this column, originally for DEX)
Removes the useless "PlayStation Plus" XMB item from the XMB Column "PlayStation Network"
Disables Cinavia DRM on all media except Blue-ray.
Adds DeViL303's "XMB File Manager" to the XMB Column "Game"
Adds "/app_home/PS3GAME/" to the XMB Column "Game" (has no function at the moment, but is here for completeness)
Installation Instructions are the same as before:
1. Be on a firmware 3.55 or less
2. Install the .pup through the XMB (Make sure you have a working hardware flasher as there is no other way to downgrade)
Remember only retail signed .pkg can be installed with this. Have fun. THIS HFW WILL NOT ALLOW HOMEBREW!
An important message for users upgrading from a QA Flagged console: If this console is updated to my 4.00HFW from a QA Flagged console, it will not be able to access the extra System Settings provided by QA Flagging. However all settings made with the QA Debug Settings will remain, EXCEPT "System Debug Update".
Extra Credits: This HFW uses the "XMB File Manager" by DeViL303 which is a modification of Team Rebug's "Packages Manager".
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one thing it does actually prove is that sony did add more verification checks to check the integrity of the pups. any changes made to dev_flash files including cold boots gives data corruption errors. so there will not be any new custom firmwares installable on 4.11 you will need to downgrade back to 3.55 and update.
install package files doesn't even work. by work i mean not even sony retail psn signed packages. maybe some kind of special shop packages install ?
This is not good, i'm sorry but like Kakaroto told me 'your just telling sony how to patch their firmware without any good reason'
when there finally is a jailbreak we wont have install package options
i'm going to install this just cause he says that you can convert the console back to retail which i wouldn't have thought is possible like he said also i very much doubt that you can install this on 4.11 cause if the new security checks and remember if you update from 3.55 you have no way to downgrade without a nor or nand flasher!
its very good actually. i'm quite surprised how he managed to convert from retail to shop then back to retail on 4.11. going to test it on my unhackable 3000x series console.. wish me luck!
it even works on a unbackable 3000x series console sony will be breaking down your door and taking your ps3's MR. Joey Johnson, shame that homebrew is never going to run on this unless he is a specialist in algebra equations. but well done for hacking sony's latest model!
So this is a kiosk firmware update with retail firmware flags. And the "return FW" is a retail firmware update with kiosk flags. This will only be able to install retail pkgs so that's probably why "no packages install", as all homebrew pkgs are not proper retail pkgs. Nice POC, but I don't think kiosk fw will lead into an exploit.