Question about state of CFW

Discussion in 'PS3 - Hacking & Homebrew' started by Gamefreakjf11, Nov 2, 2012.

  1. Gamefreakjf11
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    Hey everyone, I just bought a PS3 today from someone. It is a slim running 4.25. I have read up and realize there is no way to 'jailbreak' or install CFW on it currently (3.55 is the limit right?). I just want to ask if a soft-mod for my version or future version is even possible and if so if it will happen at all in the near future? I want to use online and do other things but I'd be willing to wait if things like this get updated frequently.

    Or should I just give up and use my PS3 normally?
     
  2. emigre

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    My crystal ball says you should just go legit on your PS3 and save yourself a shitload of hassle.
     
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  3. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    Take emigre's advice but don't update from 4.25 as there isn't really a need to.
     
  4. Gamefreakjf11
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    Any way to log onto psn or use the store without updating?
     
  5. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    I can without any issues.
     
  6. Gamefreakjf11
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    Hmm, when I when I choose any of the items under the PSN xmb tab it says, "A system Software update is required. Go to [Settings]>[System Update] and preform the update"
     
  7. Maverick Lunar X

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    4.30 was a mandatory update iirc, alternatively you could use a number of passthroughs, I used Yet Another Bypass
     
  8. Zetta_x

    Zetta_x The Insane Statistician

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    You would have to see if your model is downgradable to 3.56 or below, if it is, you need to downgrade in order to install CFW.