Can't install CFW"data corrupted"

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    on rebug? there's a bug with the recovery menu on that firmware. try update debug to install system software.
     
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    I don't know what that is, what do you mean debug? can you link me that version? my PS3 is in a vanilla state again and I already installed OFW it's on 4.82
     
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    I have a tutorial on using it, but if you're on ofw, it could be the hdd.
     
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    I recently had my PS4 HDD die on me today and I had to swap a bunch of HDD's out cuz I was trying to fix it.


    Any other solutions? help. I reformatted the drive, installed OFW, butit just won't let me install CFW..
     
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    if you're trying to use han, I have no experience with that. :(
     
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    I have no idea what you're talking about, I am not very good with these things I just want my CFW back help I had no issues installing it before.
     
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    you'll need to use han 2.0 to get back on cfw. psx-place has a tutorial on that.
     
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    I wasn't sure what to look for so I just googled "han 2.0 psx" and got this http://www.psx-place.com/threads/pkg-linker-2-0-serve-packages-to-your-ps3-han-cfw.17252/ is that what I need?


    EDIT: gonna just post some additonal information here to be more clear just in case it helps cuz I really want CFW again and I don't know why it isn't working..:



    I had to reformat my HDD, it's a long story but I destroyed my HDD in my PS4 so I had to do a lot of HDD swapping and I had to reformat my 500GB, it boots in my PS3 and I was able to install OFW but whenever I try to install CFW I just get an error, I made a thread about it here: https://gbatemp.net/threads/cant-install-cfw-data-corrupted.519666/#post-8312047

    I don't know why but it won't accept the CFW file. I can't remember if they're were any other extra steps other than just installing CFW .PUP file. I renamed itto PS3UPDAT.PUP and it was formatted 2GB fat32 stick...and it just isn't installing.
     
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    CFW can only be installed on OFW up to 3.55, if you have a later version then you need to use http://www.psx-place.com/threads/ps...ts-all-ps3-fat-models-most-slim-models.16876/ to install CFW.

    You would have made it easier on yourself if you had just installed CFW on the new hard drive, rather than OFW.
     
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    I tried that originally but it didn't work. What exactly is this thing you sent me?

    And it says to install OFW twice, does it mean the full version that's like 900MB or the "update" version that's usually smaller?(around 200mb)

    "go to the page of the exploit you need" I don't get it.
     
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    are you using a ps3 or a ps4?
     
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    PS3.

    I already hacked my PS3 before like I said but then I had to swap HDD's for various reasons and I managed to install OFW again but I thought you had to install OFW first before CFW(it's been awhile since I installed CFW) so my issue is it's not installing/working like it did before.

    My console is a CECH-2501A

    EDIT: I used minverchk and it said update data of version 3.40 or later can be installed on this system.

    So what do I do now?
     
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    You have to use ps3exploit like I said. It's a web exploit, which needs a hex file on usb. It takes about thirty seconds.

    The only other option is to hard mod it.
     
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    Where is the .hex file? do you get it from the exploit site or is it something I have to put on USB? and what slot does the USB stick go? I don't think it said? and do I have to follow this: http://www.psx-place.com/threads/ps...tware-flash-writer-nor-dumper-released.15500/ or is this something else?


    And then it says https://github.com/littlebalup/PyPS3tools to use this, is this a PC program or for the PS3? do I load this on the PS3 web browser or my PC? I don't even know what file i'm suppose to download from here..


    Also there's nothing on the page that says you need a file on the USB?


    https://gyazo.com/53611207a004609b7e3b482ca1c6431e Am I suppose to select HAN installer?..


    "Open the browser & browse to the ps3xploit.com website, go to the page of the exploit you need. Set the current page as browser homepage. Don't launch the exploit initialization. Close the browser."

    What exploit do I need though?
     
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    PS3 pup are never bigger than 256mb. It sounds like you found a set of PS4 pups. Links are here, along with a hash so you can check your download

    http://www.psdevwiki.com/ps3/4.82_CEX

    That is the old version, I don't know how you got there

    On the http://ps3xploit.com/ page click the link at the bottom to the forum, then click the CFW forum, there are two sticky posts at the top.

    Both of them have the files in the first post.

    That is if you want to dump your nand/nor and verify it before you start. It's mostly in case something goes wrong and you need to restore, although you will probably have to use a hardware flasher to restore. I can't remember if I did this or not, I probably dove straight in.

    On one of the sticky posts it's right there at the top, on the other click the Flash Writer tab, click "spoiler" & then click the usb tab.

    "WARNING: USE ONLY THE PROVIDED flash_482.hex AS IS. DON'T PATCH IT OR MODIFY IT OR YOU WILL BRICK *****
    • Verify flash_482.hex file on a flash drive and in the selected USB slot!
      • flash_482.hex MD5: d05be52f8d21700052fbd1fc0174acae"
    First you need to find out what flash type you have, nor/nand. Slims are all nor, fats are a mix of nand/nor, super slims are emmc (but they aren't compatible with CFW).

    http://www.psdevwiki.com/ps3/SKU_Models#Retail_Models

    If you want a backup then on the "Flash Dumper" menu use "Dump IDPS" and then "Dump Flash to USB", then the option for your flash type.

    To flash the hex (which allows CFW to be installed) you need to use "Flash writer", "Write Flash From USB", then the option for your flash type.
     
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    This is still very confusing, so I told you I think I have a NOR console, can you just give me direct links to everything I need? this is super super confusing and it's just a jumbled mess of text or better yet can you please just link me an UP TO DATE video tutorial? i'm really bad at reading all of this stuff..



    My console is a CECH-2501A so I would need NOR flasher right?


    https://gyazo.com/13132c400371b85e6f52a31cf86596d9 there's like 50 different things here I don't know what I need

    https://gyazo.com/5064750fa50f52c107f77acc0d5b0933
     
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    You might be better off posting in the psx-place thread.
     
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