Help for updating to GEN from M33

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Sep 30, 2009
  1. dgwillia
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    Just curious if all i have to do is download the Update itself, or if theres anything else. Also, can you downgrade from that new GEN (B2 or whatever) directly back to M33 without a MMS or Pandora Battery? (Also, not sure if its allowed, sorry if its not, but where would i find the download for GEN)
     


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    1. Update and run it
    2. I think you need pandora to downgrade or hellcats recovery flasher
    3. Type in gen 5.50 CFW on google.
     
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    You do? Dangit >_>, i dont have access to a Pandora anymore, so i guess ill check out that Hellcat thing. Also, i thought i heard you could do it right from M33, since it could already run unsigned codes.

    And wait, isnt that Hell Cat thing the one that messes with the Nand? I heard that if you screw that up, not even Sony can fix it.
     
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    1. You can go straight from m33 to Gen but I'm not sure about going backwards.
    Hell cat when done right can revert the CFW for you.
     
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    Err, i also heard TA-088v3's cant be Updated or they brick, i have a Slim (Darth Vader Edition) that was already pandora'ized to M33, so would that mean i have a v2?
    Also, sorry for the noobish questions, but would it be better to go straight to GEN A, then use Network update to go to B, and then B2? Or should i just download B2 and go straight to that
     
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    short answer: yup
     
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    Err, as in Gen A first? Or straight to B2?
     
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    Nope Gen A then Gen B then Gen B-2.
     
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    Thanks a ton, now just to figure out which downloader im susposed to use XD, like 3+ different ones on the website im at.
     
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    Yeah, I'm in the process of going from M33 to GEN as well. Lemme know how yours goes >.>
     
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    Lol thanks >_>, praying i dont brick it, on bad terms with the friend who let me use his Pandora to put CFW on it the first time.
     
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    All you have to do is quick install by downloading a gen 5.50 A FILE under your psp game folder as update.
     
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    Im gonna go straight to B2, since i found an trustworthy updater that also includes CXMB and Popsloader
     
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    Hmm, can you PM me a link/source?
     
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    Uh yeah, ill PM you the Download link in a minute, about to try now, wish me luck T.T
     
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    i'm trying to upgrade too, does the m33 to GEN B2 work? It's a hassle to update to GEN A, B, then B2 XD
     
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    *fingers crossed!*
     
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    It worked! *Dances*, lol i was worried for a second when it went straight from startup to the "Sony" screen, only to realize it auto started a UMD. So far, its working with my UMD, and Motorstorm.
     
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    updating from 5.00m33 to 5.50genb2 works without anything in the middle (read my other thread on these psp forums...something with the thread name...i think GENX).

    I just can't get the magic memory stick portion working, but updating from m33 works fine, just need 5.50 eboot for an OFFICIAL FIRMWARE and put the GENB stuff into PSP/GAME/UPDATE/ and then update. everything else is easy to understand
     
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    Woot!

    EDIT: Link kgo!
     

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