Need help to deside which CFW to choose

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Jan 12, 2012
  1. kamatso
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    hey everybody iam new to gbatemp and also new to hacking(by the way great forum and great jod been done here).I have a psp-1004 with 3.03 .Could someone please help me deside which cfw to choose from.(that is able to play psx games)
    thanks in advance
     
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    You ultimately want to update to 6.60 and use 6.60 PRO B10.

    Given your current firmware i'd advise you to update to 3.52, then 5.00 then 6.60 and install 6.60 PRO at that point.

    Firmwares are available here (scroll down for the 3.xx and 5.xx)
    PRO CFW is here (along with the 6.60 OFW Update)

    If you need help read this
     
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    in the topic "how to softmod (hack) you psp" it says that the cfw 6.60 is temporary and the 6.20 is permanent .Iam confused. because iam new to this which is the easiest and more efficient way? sorry for my english
     
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    6.60 has a permanent version, run the CIPL flasher after installing 6.60 PRO-B10.

    It's not listed in the sticky to keep people from later model PSPs from trying to use it since it only works on earlier models.
     
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    6.60 Pro-B if you have a PSP compatible with the pre-ipl exploit (i.e. pandora capable), otherwise 6.20 Pro-B (as 6.20 can use a replacement signed vsh.prx to remain permanent while anything higher can't do that).
     
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    thank you all for your help.i am going to try to hack it.wish me luck :)
     
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    Why update in stages and not straight to 6.60?
     
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    Dont worry its gonna be easy and fine,good luck =D
     
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    Historically it always led to problems making too big a firmware jump. I don't know at what point you came onboard with the PSP but, for instance, if you were updating to 5.00 M33 you had to be on at least 3.52 M33-4. It's probably perfectly feasable to make the jump in one go, but as someone who takes things as safely as possible i'd probably go with the method that had been established in the past rather than do something that (logically should work fine) but is different to the set precedent. After all how big a problem is a couple of updates? I doubt it'd happen but there may be some issue with what the newer updater looks for in the base firmware.
     
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    OK fair enough. I had heard of problems updating CFWs from early versions to later versions without going to steps in between, but I just figured it would be fine with OFW. Guess it's better to be safe than sorry though ;)
     
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    iam happy to report that my psp is "officially" hacked :P . I choose the 6.20 pro permanent since iam not that experienced to try the 6.60 temp and to make it perm. Maybe it was as easy as i put the 6.20 but i didn't want to take the risk. Also i updated the ofw from 3.03 to ofw 6.20 straight away and all seems fine i guess. i tries a couple of .cso and they worked fine.
    I wonder if someone could suggest some cxmb for this cfw and some other "cool" stuff (emulator maybe) to run on my psp.
    And ofcourse thanks again for all the help
     
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    6.60 PRO is just as easy, and in fact, safer ;) (6.20 permanent patch is a bit buggy and has been known to brick some people, 6.60 cIPL hasn't bricked anyone as far as I know). But now you're on 6.20 PRO, there's no need to change, pretty sure there aren't any important differences.
     
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    well i guess i was lucky not to get my psp bricked then .thanks mate :)
     
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    You can find a load of themes here: http://wololo.net/talk/viewforum.php?f=27 just make sure to get 6.20 compatible ones

    And a few homebrew games I advise you check out:

    Squarez
    SuperTux
    Jelly Car
    Cave Story
    Geometry Wars
    GEMS
    DOOM
    Ragdoll Cannon
    Stakker

    And I haven't tried many apps, but PSP Filer is kinda handy - file manager which can copy/move/delete files and edit text files etc.
     
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    Again thank you very much!!!
     

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