Does updating from 4.80 to 4.81 affect the possibility to downgrade later on?

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by random_human_being_, Nov 6, 2016.

  1. random_human_being_
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    random_human_being_ GBAtemp Regular

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    I don't want to downgrade my PS3 just yet, is it a good idea to make the update? I seldom play online.
     
  2. Zero72463

    Zero72463 GBAtemp Maniac

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    No. No exploit has been known to even allow downgrading and a trusted developer confirmed no types exploits were patched in 4.81.
     
  3. random_human_being_
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    random_human_being_ GBAtemp Regular

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    I meant using an E3 flasher.
     
  4. ScarletDreamz

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    No as far as your console model its compatible.
     
  5. Aneesh India

    Aneesh India GBAtemp Regular

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    I have downgraded 8-10 consoles on 4.81 using e3 flasher. So go ahead and update
     
  6. azoreseuropa

    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    Proud to be Portuguese but I am in USA.
    Actually, good news for people without a CFW:

    You are able to injecting PS3 CFW games on OFW 4.81 without a CFW.

    Google it. Just copy "injecting PS3 CFW games on OFW 4.81 without a CFW." without a quote and you will have an answer there. :)
     
  7. RandomGuest1

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    its probably fake , because people are saying it + only some games work not many (maybe this is fake too, people are getting error codes every time doing this stuff. )
     
    Last edited by RandomGuest1, Nov 29, 2016
  8. emuashui

    emuashui GBAtemp Regular

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    Currently my fat ps3 is cecha12 ofw 4.60, can i update it to its latest version and login my psn?
    Since such fat ps3 is downgradable, it can be downgraded even it has been upgraded to the newest version, am i correct?
     
  9. mikey420

    mikey420 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    A ps3 on any firmware is downgradable as long as its a model that can run 3,55 or older. The method hasn't been fixed since it was released and its unlikely it will be since the ps3 life span is pretty much over as far as Sony cares. Though that doesn't mean they won't randomly drop an update out of the blue for no reason... See PSP 6.61 update
     
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