98w ago - I have done this PS3 PUP / Dev_Flash File Spoofer v3 Tool (basically is an script that use other tools) long time ago for easily spoof necessary files from a PUP file or your own files of dev_flash. This works on Cygwin and Ubuntu (not CMD windows)
extractor.exe - Extract vsh.self, index.dat and version.txt of PUP file
spoofer.exe - Spoof your flash files [vsh.self and version.txt] (put there in same folder with spoofer.exe)
spoofer_pup.exe - Extract and spoof automatically files of PUP (it must be in same folder with spoofer_pup.exe)
You must choose what version and image version you want to spoof in tools spoofer.exe and spoofer_pup.exe, for example, if i want to spoof to 6.40 i put this on Cygwin console (you can choose any image version):
./spoofer.exe 06.4000 99999
./spoofer_pup.exe 06.4000 99999
When it finish you have your spoofed files in Spoofed folder. Version must have same numbers of characters, otherwise it give you error on PS3. If you do something wrong PS3 will boot up Red Screen, if that occurs re-install CFW from Recovery Menu.
File index.dat is really not necessary to extract, it creates a new one with spoofed version.txt (spoofed tools does it auto).
I hope this helps anyone. If you see any error or bug please contact me.
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With the recent release of PS3 Firmware Update 4.11 comes PS3 Spoofer Enabler / Disabler 9.99 for PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware users, which currently supports Hermes, Kmeaw, Rebug and JFW CFW.
Spoofer Enabler / Disabler - This PKG spoofs files of your dev_flash (9.99), this is an example of the new Spoofer v5 incoming. Install ONLY PKG file of your CFW. I tried Spoofer 4 and works perfectly, make sure you have all correctly, Spoofer folder of RAR must be in this directory:
x:\cygwin\home\XXXXX\Spoofer (XXXX is your home folder name and "x" is your drive)
It doesn't show anything on your screen, if spoof is completed successfully, your PS3 will reboot and with version 9.99.
Well, here is various PKG for some CFW, it will spoof automatically your version to 9.99 and build number to 99999, install ONLY for your CFW. FULL = Spoofer Enabler and Spoofer Disabler included. Downloads: