Beginner's Guide To PSP v5.2 SlideShare Edit

  • 2,500 views
Uploaded on

 

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
2,500
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Beginners Guide To PSP Information on the PSP-1000, PSP-2000, PSP-3000, and the PSP Go! Created: Sunday, March 29, 2009 Updated: Thursday, November 19, 2009 Version: 5.2 SlideShare Edit
  • 2. SlideShare Edit Note
    • This PowerPoint is best viewed in full screen mode, if not viewed in full screen, it could be hard to read some slides
  • 3. Basic Info For This PowerPoint
    • If you see one of these * , please read the note at the bottom, most of them are very important*
    • Internal flash refers to the NAND/LFlash, where the firmware is stored. This is not the same as the RAM.
    • Hackable refers to the ability to unbrick and/or install custom firmware using Pandora/Despertar del Cementerio
    • If a link will not open normally, right-click and select “Open Hyperlink”
    • Original Firmware = OFW, Custom Firmware = CFW
    • HEN = Homebrew ENabler – temporary CFW that goes away with a full shutdown and restart, used with an exploit that has kernel access to allow most (if not all) homebrew to run, can sometimes enable other CFW features
    • Most apps talked about have a download link on the “Downloads” page
    * This is an important note…
  • 4. The Reason For Custom Firmware
    • Everybody new to the PSP scene needs to know this, so read it.
    • If you are only getting CFW so you can go download official games for free, then you shouldn’t use CFW* .
    • The only reason CFW even has an ISO loader in it is so people can use their LEGAL BACKUP COPIES OF UMDS THEY ALREADY OWN!!!, not so people can pirate games**.
    • The real reason CFW was created was to completely open the PSP so people can play homebrew games or use applications that are otherwise blocked by OFW, and use the hardware to it’s full potential.
    *This is my opinion, what you do with CFW is your own business. Just know that dark-alex.org does NOT support piracy. ** This is a known fact and is NOT my opinion.
  • 5. Table of Contents
    • Basic Info For This PowerPoint – 3
    • The Reason For Custom Firmware – 4
    • Table Of Contents – 5
    • Regions And Model Numbers – 6
    • Exploits and How To Find Them – 7
    • User And Kernel Mode – 8
    • PSP-1000 Series Comparison – 9
    • PSP-1000 Motherboards – 12
    • PSP-2000 Series Comparison – 13
    • PSP-2000 Motherboards – 16
    • About The TA-088v3 – 17
    • How To Tell If It’s A TA-088v3 – 18
    • PSP-3000 Series Comparison – 19
    • PSP-3000 Motherboards – 22
    • About the PSP-3000 - 23
    • PSP-3000/TA-088v3 Compatible Exploits – 24
    • PSP Go! Series Comparison – 25
    • PSP Go! Motherboards – 28
    • Downgrading Without Pandora – 29
    • Battery Info And Pandora Battery Creation – 30
    • Now What? (Hackable) – 31
    • Now What? (Unhackable) – 32
    • ISO to EBOOT Explanation – 33
    • Downloads – 34
    • OFW Changelogs – 35
    • CFW Version Information – 42
    • PowerPoint Change Log – 43
    • Credits - 44
  • 6. Regions And Model Numbers
    • It doesn’t matter if you have a PSP-3004 or a PSP-3001, it’s still a PSP-3000 in relation to what model it is. The only difference between a PSP-3001 and a PSP-3004 is where it was sold, so in other words the last 1 or 2 numbers designates region. Here is a list of all the different model numbers and the region they belong to:
    • PSP-1000/2000/3000/N1000 – Japan
    • PSP-1001/2001/3001/N1001 – North America
    • PSP-1002/2002/3002/N1002 – Australia/New Zealand
    • PSP-1003/2003/3003/N1003 – UK
    • PSP-1004/2004/3004/N1004 – Europe
    • PSP-1005/2005/3005/N1005 – Korea
    • PSP-1006/2006/3006/N1006 – Hong Kong/Singapore
    • PSP-1007/2007/3007/N1007 – Taiwan
    • PSP-1008/2008/3008/N1008 – Russia
    • PSP-1009/2009/3009/N1009 – China
    • PSP-1010/2010/3010/N1010 – Mexico
  • 7. Exploits and How To Find Them
    • What is an exploit?
    • To put it into simpler words, an exploit is basically a piece of software, or code that takes advantage of a bug or vulnerability in a piece of software or hardware.
    • If a user-mode exploit is found on the PSP, it will enable a good amount of homebrew to run. Possibly allowing an eLoader to be coded.
    • If the user-mode exploit is supplied with a kernel-mode one, you will be able to make a HEN.
    • For more info on User and Kernel-Mode, refer to slide 5.
    • Please refer to slide 18 for more info regarding current exploits that work with the TA-088v3 and the 3000, and slide 22 for info on past exploits used on the Phat.
    • Here are some tutorials about exploits:
    • Finding gamesaves exploits on the PSP
    • Looking for vulnerabilities in the PSP Firmware
  • 8. User And Kernel Mode
    • Kernel-mode is much like administrator rights on a PC. It has more access over the computer than a normal user would have.
    • A "Kernel" is actually the interface between software and hardware. The kernel tells the hardware what to do, and it receives data from the software/firmware.
    • With a Kernel-mode exploit you can access program functions that are normally only available to Sony-signed code, or Sony technicians. The kernel-mode would have more access to functions that would allow the control of the Hardware and firmware.
    • User-mode is simply the normal mode that a software (a game) would be able to access. In a way, it only allows access to what a game or a typical user has access to.
    • Basically, a kernel-mode exploit would allow access to hardware and firmware functions, while the user-mode exploits would deny access to those things.
    • Kernel-mode exploits are harder to find in-game than in-XMB
    • Both a user-mode and a kernel-mode exploit are needed to make a HEN.
  • 9. PSP-1000 Series
    • This PSP is also known as the Phat
    • How To Tell If It’s A Phat:
    • Speaker holes are at the bottom of this PSP
    • The WLan switch is on the left side
    • The UMD drive is opened by a latch on the top
    • The back of the Phat has humps on both sides
  • 10. PSP-1000 Series Pros
    • All versions of the 1000 are hackable
    • Is compatible with the 1.50 kernel, which is used in older homebrew
    • Is built strong with an internal metal frame
    • Has a built-in IR port
  • 11. PSP-1000 Series Cons
    • Small internal flash (32MB)
    • Low amount of RAM (32MB)
    • Heavy
    • No TV-Out
    • Not compatible with Skype
  • 12. PSP-1000 Motherboards
    • To find out which motherboard you have, use PSPIdent v0.4
    Motherboard Tachyon Baryon Pommel CFW-able Pandora Creation TA-079v1 0x00140000 0x00306000 0x00000103 Yes Yes TA-079v2 0x00200000 0x00306000 0x00000103 Yes Yes TA-079v3 0x00200000 0x00040600 0x00000103 Yes Yes TA-081 0x00300000 0x00040600 0x00000103 Yes Yes TA-082 0x00400000 0x00114000 0x00000112 Yes Yes TA-086 0x00400000 0x00121000 0x00000112 Yes Yes
  • 13. PSP-2000 Series
    • This PSP is also known as the Slim
    • How To Tell If It’s A Slim:
    • The speaker holes are at the top
    • The WLan switch is on top
    • The UMD drive is opened manually
    • The back of the Slim is flat with a slight curve at each end
  • 14. PSP-2000 Series Pros
    • Large internal flash space (64MB)
    • Large amount of RAM (64MB)
    • Lighter than 1000 Series
    • Has a TV-Out feature for HDTVs
    • Certain homebrew is designed to use the Slim’s extra RAM, this type of homebrew only works on the Slim or higher
    • As of OFW 3.90, the Slim has the ability to use Skype
  • 15. PSP-2000 Series Cons
    • Not all Slims are hackable, Slims with the motherboard TA-088v3 cannot be hacked yet
    • The only way to run homebrew on a TA-088v3 is to use exploits/HEN/CFW Enabler
    • Uses a plastic frame, easier to break
    • No IR port
    • Easily shows fingerprints
    • PSP games can’t be played using TV-Out on standard TVs, only HDTVs
  • 16. PSP-2000 Motherboards
    • To find out which motherboard you have, use PSPIdent v0.4
    Motherboard Tachyon Baryon Pommel CFW-able Pandora Creation TA-085v1 0x00500000 0x0022B200 0x00000123 Yes Yes TA-085v2 0x00500000 0x00234000 0x00000123 Yes No TA-088v1 0x00500000 0x00243000 0x00000123 Yes No TA-088v2 0x00500000 0x00243000 0x00000123 Yes No TA-088v3 0x00600000 0x00243000 0x00000123 CFWe only No TA-090v1 0x00500000 0x00263100 0x00000132 Yes No
  • 17. About The TA-088v3
    • This motherboard has a new CPU, this CPU holds a new Pre-IPL, the new Pre-IPL blocks all current custom IPLs used for custom firmware, this is the reason the TA-088v3 cannot be hacked yet.
    • For more info, visit this page
  • 18. How To Tell If Its A TA-088v3
    • If you purchased a new PSP-2000, how can you tell if it’s hackable? Well there are many ways to tell!
    • Look for your box letter, if it’s a “G” or higher, it’s most likely a TA-088v3 (Fig. A)
    • Check to see which firmware it came with, if it came with “Version 4.01” or higher, it’s most likely a TA-088v3* (Fig. B)
    • If it was used and has firmware 5.03 or under , the easiest way to tell if it’s a TA-088v3 is to run PSPIdent v0.4 thru ChickHEN, this also works on new PSP-2000s as well (Fig. C)
    Fig. A Fig. B Fig. C *This method only works on NEW PSPs, if you purchased it used, the original owner could have updated the firmware
  • 19. PSP-3000 Series
    • This PSP is also known as the Brite
    • How To Tell If It’s A Brite:
    • The Home button is now a PS button
    • The PS, Select, and Start buttons are oval instead of half-circles
    • The metal ring on the UMD drive is thinner
    • The D-Pad and Action buttons now sit in a small crater
    • The edges are rounded
    • There is a mic hole next to the PSP logo under the screen
  • 20. PSP-3000 Series Pros
    • Large internal flash space (64MB)
    • Large amount of RAM (64MB)
    • Lighter than 1000 Series
    • Has a new screen with better color
    • Has a built-in microphone
    • TV-Out is enhanced, PSP games can be played on any TV
    • Can use Skype
  • 21. PSP-3000 Series Cons
    • None of the PSP-3000 Series systems can be hacked yet
    • Some people can see interlacing lines on the new screen
    • The only way to currently run homebrew is to use exploits/HEN/CFW Enabler
    • Uses a plastic frame, easier to break
    • No IR port
  • 22. PSP-3000 Motherboards
    • To find out which motherboard you have, use PSPIdent v0.4
    Motherboard Tachyon Baryon Pommel CFW-able Pandora Creation TA-090v2 0x00600000 0x00263100 0x00000132 CFWe only No
  • 23. About the PSP-3000
    • This motherboard has a new CPU, this CPU holds a new Pre-IPL, the new Pre-IPL blocks all current custom IPLs used for custom firmware, this is the reason the PSP-3000 cannot be hacked yet.
    • For more info, visit this page
    • Also, the PSP-3000 has no reaction to current jigkick (also known as Pandora) batteries, making it even harder to hack.
  • 24. PSP-3000/TA-088v3 Compatible Exploits
    • Lately, the PSP-3000 has started a search for exploits that allow unsigned code to be run on Official firmware, this is a list of known user mode exploits for the PSP-3000/ TA-088v3:
    • Format: Exploit Name – firmware supported: info
    • Gripshift Exploit –1.52-5.02: This exploit uses the UMD game Gripshift to launch homebrew using a hacked savegame, the homebrew this exploit launches must be coded specifically for this exploit, this exploit was patched in 5.03
    • “ Easter Eggsploit” (Also known as the “Laughing Man TIFF Exploit”) – 5.00-5.05: This exploit was found by MaTiAz, it uses a bug in the way Sony implemented libtiff to run unsigned code. A HEN (named ChickHEN) was created for 5.03 by Davee, who found the kernel exploit needed for a HEN. Using the ChickHEN, PSP Slims with the TA-088v3 Motherboard and the PSP-3000 are able to use most homebrew. Using a homebrew called CFW Enabler, the TA-088v3 and the PSP-3000 can run 5.03 M33/MHU on top of the HEN*. This exploit was patched in 5.50
    • MOHH Exploit – 3.03-5.55: This exploit uses the UMD game Metal of Honor: Heroes to launch homebrew using a hacked savegame, the exploit happens when you kill yourself in an adhoc multiplayer mode. Currently, the homebrew this exploit launches must be coded specifically for this exploit, but an eLoader is currently being coded for it, this exploit was patched in 6.00
    *This does not mean you can now install CFW on an unhackable motherboard, it just makes the HEN more CFW-like, DO NOT TRY TO INSTALL CFW ON TA-088v3 OR PSP-3000, YOU WILL GET A BRICK!!!
  • 25. PSP Go! Series
    • This PSP’s model number is “PSP-N1000”
    • How To Tell If It’s A Go!:
    • The PS button is located on the left side of the screen
    • This system has no UMD Drive
    • This system can slide up and down to hide/reveal buttons
    • The speaker holes are four dots in a diamond pattern beside the screen
    • This system has a Bluetooth indicator light on the right of the screen, and a Wi-Fi indicator light on the left
    • There is a mic hole between the analog stick and the start/select buttons
  • 26. PSP Go! Pros
    • Has 16 GB Internal Flash Memory
    • Smaller and lighter than PSP-2000/3000
    • “ Game Sleep Function” (Save State)
    • Bluetooth Compatibility:
    • - Can be paired with a PS3 controller*
    • - Can connect to a cell phone and use it to connect to the internet
    • - Can use a Bluetooth headset
    *A PS3 is required to pair a PS3 controller with the PSP Go!
  • 27. PSP Go! Cons
    • No UMD Drive
    • Smaller Screen (3.8 inch)
    • Uses a custom USB/AV Out/Charge port, AV Out cable for 2000/3000 will not work, chargers for 1000/2000/3000 will not work, special USB cable needed
    • Uses M2 memory cards, so MS Pro Duo will not work with the PSP Go!
    • There is no current way to run homebrew on the Go!
  • 28. PSP Go! Motherboards Motherboard Tachyon Baryon Pommel CFW-able TA-091 ? ? ? No TA-094 ? ? ? No
  • 29. Downgrading Without Pandora
    • Before Pandora existed, installing CFW involved downgrading to 1.50 thru exploits then upgrading to CFW, exploits can still be used to install CFW with the help of Hellcat’s Recovery Flasher * , this is a list of all user mode exploits that have the ability to downgrade/install CFW (a kernel mode exploit is needed for HEN):
    • Format: Exploit Name (Game Used) [Type] – firmware supported: info
    • TIFF Exploit [eLoader] – 2.00: Used a bug in libtiff to run unsigned code, this exploit was patched in 2.01
    • GTA:LCS Exploit (GTA:LCS) [eLoader] – 2.00 to 2.60: Used a modified savegame to run unsigned code, can be used to downgrade in 2.50, 2.60, save slots 1-7 were patched to prevent this exploit in 2.70
    • TIFF Exploit [eLoader/HEN] – 2.01 to 2.80: Used a bug in libtiff to run unsigned code, can be used to downgrade in 2.01, 2.71, 2.80, this exploit was patched in 2.81
    • “ Goofy” Exploit (GTA:LCS) [HEN] – 2.00 to 3.03: Used a modified savegame to run unsigned code, this exploit is different than the one for firmwares 2.00 to 2.60 as it uses save slot 8 instead of slots1-7, Sony patched slots 1-7 but not slot 8, can be used to downgrade in 3.03, this exploit was completely patched in 3.10
    • Illuminati Exploit (Lumines) [HEN] – 1.50 to 3.50: Used a modified savegame to run unsigned code, can be used to downgrade in 3.11,3.50, this exploit was patched in 3.51
    • Easter Eggsploit [HEN] – 5.00 to 5.05: Also called the “Laughing Man Exploit”, uses a bug in the way Sony implemented libtiff to run unsigned code, can be used to install CFW on 5.03 * , this exploit was patched in 5.50
    * Do not try this on a PSP-2000 with the TA-088v3 motherboard or on a PSP-3000, you will end up with an unrecoverable brick!! You have been warned!
  • 30. Battery Info And Pandora Battery Creation
    • There are three types of official Sony batteries for the Phat, Slim, and Brite: 1200 mAh (PSP-S110), 1800 mAh (PSP-110), and 2200 mAh (PSP-280)
    • Phat compatible: 1800 mAh, 2200mAh
    • Slim compatible: 1200 mAh, 1800 mAh*, 2200 mAh*
    • Brite compatible: 1200 mAh, 1800 mAh*, 2200 mAh*
    • Only certain PSPs have the ability to create Jigkick (also known as Pandora) batteries, if you get a PSP that doesn’t have this ability, you will have to ask someone to make one for you, hardmod one, or buy a pre-made one
    • All PSP Phat’s can make Pandora Batteries
    • The only Slims that are capable of making Pandoras are ones with a TA-085v1 motherboard, these Slims were found in early Daxter Entertainment Packs and are silver
    • Later versions of the Daxter pack PSP have TA-085v2 motherboards and are also silver, all PSP Slims with a TA-085v2 motherboard and up cannot create Pandora batteries
    • Newer 1200 mAh batteries cannot be changed into jigkick/Pandora batteries at all
    • The PSP-3000 can not create Pandora batteries
    • OSPBT 0.52 is a good program to make Softmodded Pandora Batteries
    *The Slim and Brite require a special battery cover to use these batteries
  • 31. Now What? (Hackable)
    • So you found the PSP you wanted and it’s hackable, now what do you do to get it hacked? Here is a list of helpful tutorials to get you started:
    • How to make Jigkick Battery (Softmod):
    • Here
    • How to make Jigkick Battery (Hardmod):
    • Here
    • Using The Universal Unbricker To Unbrick/Downgrade:
    • Here
    • Installing CFW via OFW 5.03 on 100x & 200x:
    • Here
    NOTE: DO NOT USE HELLCAT’S RECOVERY FLASHER ON TA-088V3 OR PSP-3000, YOU WILL BRICK IT AND THERE IS NO WAY TO UNBRICK IT AT THIS POINT!!! You have been warned!
  • 32. Now What? (Unhackable)
    • So you found the PSP you wanted and it’s unhackable, now what do you do to get homebrew on it?
    • If you have firmware 5.03 or below, your best bet is to upgrade to 5.03 and use ChickHEN, if you really want CFW, there is a homebrew called CFW Enabler that makes HEN act like CFW*. You still have to run it every time you hard reset your PSP, though.
    • If you have firmware above 5.03, then there currently isn’t a way to run homebrew on your PSP, if you have firmware 5.55 or below, your best bet is to wait for the MOHH eLoader, if you have a firmware above 5.55, you’ll have to wait for a new exploit.
    • Step by Step tutorial – Installing ChickHEN + CFWEnabler:
    • Here
    *This does not mean you can now install CFW on an unhackable motherboard, it just makes the HEN more CFW-like, DO NOT TRY TO INSTALL CFW ON TA-088v3 OR PSP-3000, YOU WILL GET A BRICK!!!
  • 33. ISO to EBOOT Explanation
    • It is possible to take a PS1 ISO file that was ripped from a disc you own and convert it into an EBOOT.PBP file so you can play it on a CFW-Enabled PSP, it is NOT possible to convert a PSP ISO/CSO into an EBOOT.PBP
    • “ Why can’t I convert a PSP ISO into an EBOOT?” This is a common question that gets asked all the time, why can you convert PSX ISOs to eboots, and not PSP ISOs to eboots?
    • The simple answer is, PSP ISOs are encrypted, PSX ones are not. So how can I convert PSX ISOs to eboots?
    • There are tons of guides available, as well as easy-to-use tools that make converting PS1 games a snap
    • The best tools out there* are PSX2PSP for Windows and iPoPS for Mac
    • Here are a few guides to get you started:
    • Tutorial: Quickly Convert PSX to EBOOT (Uses AutoPopstation 4)
    • PS1 2 PSP (PSX) TUTORIAL (Uses PSX2PSP)
    *In my opinion
  • 34. Downloads
    • ChickHEN R2 (m0skit0 Mod):
    • Here
    • CFW Enabler (3.60): Here
    • PSPIdent v0.4: Here
    • Recovery Flasher v1.60: Here
    • OSPBT 0.52: Here
    • PS1 to PSP: Windows Mac
    Note: If you are having problems opening the links, right-click them and select “Open Hyperlink”
  • 35. OFW Changelogs Part 1 Version Date Released Download Changelog 1.00 12/12/2004 N/A Original release No content authorization system. Japanese only. 1.50 03/24/2005 Here Support for content authorization Support for new video codecs Support for multiple languages 1.51 05/18/2005 Here Security update to patch KXploit exploit 1.52 06/15/2005 Here Revisions to strengthen security have been added Support for UMD music 2.00 09/01/2005 Here Internet browser added under [network] 4:3 Screen Mode has been added under [video] (for video saved on Memory Stick Duo™ media). Go To feature has been added (for UMD™VIDEO and UMD™MUSIC). A-B Repeat feature has been added under [music] (for UMD™VIDEO, UMD™MUSIC and video saved on Memory Stick) Audio options have been added (for video saved on Memory Stick Duo™ media). MP4 (AVC) has been added as a playable file format under [video] (for video saved on Memory Stick Duo™) The combination of SonicStage™ version 3.2 supports Attrac3 plus files WAV have been added as playable files under [video] Wallpaper feature has been added. Image transfer feature has been added. TIFF, GIF, PNG and BMP have been added as viewable file formats under [picture] Korean has been added as a system language in [System Settings]. [Character Set] has been added in [System Settings]. [Theme Settings] has been added. [Internet Browser Start Control] has been added as a security mode in [Security Settings]. WPA-PSK (TKIP) has been added as a security mode in [Network Settings]. Web address shortcut feature has been added as an input mode for the on-screen keyboard. 2.01 10/03/2005 Here Security update to patch TIFF exploit
  • 36. OFW Changelogs Part 2 Version Date Released Download Changelog 2.50 10/13/2005 Here [LocationFree™ Player] added. [Auto-Select] and [Unicode (UTF-8)] added to the browser. Settings for [Text Size] and [Display Mode] and the history is saved. Copyright-protected video can now be played. [Set via Internet] has been added to [Date and Time] in [Date & Time Settings]. [WPA-PSK (AES)] has been added as a security method under [Network Settings]. Korean input mode has been added to the on-screen keyboard. 2.60 11/29/2005 Here Support for Audio RSS feeds under [network/RSS] 2.70 04/25/2006 Here Support for Adobe Flash player 2.71 05/30/2006 Here Support to download Demos from the Web Browser 2.80 07/27/2006 Here Support for Video RSS feeds. Update for LocationFree Player to support AVC video codec. Secret patching of sceKernelLoadExec bug, but opening sceRegOpenRegistry exploit. 2.81 09/07/2006 Here Support for memory sticks with a capacity of greater than 4GB. Security update to fix libtiff exploit. 2.82 10/26/2006 Here Revisions to strengthen security have been added. 3.00 11/21/2006 Here PlayStation 3 Remote Play. Classic PSone games. Added a music visualizer. 3.01 11/22/2006 Here Support for PlayStation Network titles expanded. 3.02 12/06/2006 Here Support for PlayStation Network titles expanded 3.03 12/20/2006 Here Support for PlayStation Network titles expanded. Support for taking photos and videos using the camera.
  • 37. OFW Changelogs Part 3 Version Date Released Download Changelog 3.10 01/30/2007 Here Dynamic normalizer. Conserve memory option. "PlayStation®Spot" menu under "Network". [Japanese version only] Secret patching of sceRegOpenRegistry and GTA exploit. 3.11 02/08/2007 Here Reset option for PlayStation Network titles. "Portable TV™" menu under "Network". [Japanese version only] 3.30 03/28/2007 Here Support for thumbnail images within RSS channel and in video folder. MPEG-4/H.264 support for 720×480, 352×480, and 480×272 (native resolution). "Wireless Hotspot" added 3.40 04/20/2007 Here Support for PlayStation Network titles expanded. "Certificate Utility" option erased. Saved data from PlayStation format software can be used on both PSP and PS3 systems. 3.50 05/31/2007 Here Allows Remote Play to be used via an internet connection. "RSS Channel Guide" has been added as a feature under "RSS Channel". CPU speed limit removed, allowing CPU to run at 333MHz rather than 266MHz. 3.51 06/29/2007 Here 2007 Illuminati exploit has been patched 3.52 07/24/2007 Here Support for PlayStation Network titles expanded. 3.60 09/10/2007 N/A TV output added Support for the 1-Seg Tuner [Japanese version only] UMD cache support USB Charge option Additional color themes for XMB 3.70 09/11/2007 Here Custom themes Support has been added for assigning buttons in [Remote Play] A scene search feature has been added under [Video] Sequential playback is now supported under [Video] Simultaneous playback of content under [Music] and [Photo] is now supported PlayStation Spot icon added under [Network] for regions other than Japan Video bitrate limit raised to 2Mbps from 768kbps
  • 38. OFW Changelogs Part 4 Version Date Released Download Changelog 3.71 09/13/2007 Here Revisions to strengthen security have been added. Support for PlayStation Network titles expanded. A correction has been made to the settings for some regions 3.72 10/30/2007 Here Support for PlayStation Network titles expanded. Remote Start now available under Remote Play. Remote Start requires a Playstation 3 system 3.73 11/29/2007 Here Improved system stability by fixing problems where the UMD drive would occasionally suspend 3.80 12/17/2007 Here Streaming internet radio player Added new music visualization effect Video scene search RSS now supports OPML and pictures PlayStation Spot now available at BB Mobile Point (Japanese version only) Added ability to play PlayStation games from disc or hard drive via Remote Play PSP Slim only features: One-segment broadcasting recordings (Japanese version only) 3.90 01/29/2008 Here Support for PlayStation Network titles has been expanded. Download icon for Go!Messenger has been added under [Network] (European version only) 3.93 03/18/2008 Here Support for PlayStation Network titles has been expanded. 20 new Internet Radio players has been added. 3.95 04/08/2008 Here Support for PlayStation Network titles has been expanded While playing PSone games on your PSP, you can now customize how the buttons are assigned by going to [Controller Settings] > [Assign Buttons] and select [Custom]. You can now quit Remote Play and choose to turn off your PS3 or leave it on after quitting. This is useful if you are performing a download and want to quit Remote Play, but still want your download to continue on the PS3. Select [Quit and Turn Off the PS3 System] or [Quit Without Turning Off the PS3 System] from [Quit Remote Play] when you press the HOME button on the PSP system. 3.96 06/04/2008 UMD Only Adds support for Playstation Network Titles. Fixes some bug issues. This update is required to use Hot Shot Golf 2, for PSP. Allows game to be played.
  • 39. OFW Changelogs Part 5 Version Date Released Download Changelog 4.00 06/18/2008 Here Google Search has been added as an icon under "Network". Pressing up or down while viewing videos slows down and speeds up videos Added Subtitle support for UMD Movies under Video 4.01 06/25/2008 Here Display of search results under Internet Search has been improved for certain languages. Playback of video content under Video has been improved for certain file types 4.05 07/13/2008 Here Added new visualization effect under [Music]. Added support for viewing rentals and purchased videos downloaded from the Playstation Store (temporarily US version only) PSP Slim only features: Up to 8 programs may now be scheduled for record using the One-segment TV Tuner (Japanese version only) You may now set up a whole series of programs to record using the One-segment TV Tuner (Japanese version only) You may now record TV using the One-segment TV Tuner without having to also watch it (Japanese version only) 4.20 10/14/2008 N/A [USB Auto-Connect] feature in [System Settings] under [Settings] PSP 3000 only features: [Flicker Reduction] under the [Connected Display] menu in [Settings] [Noise Reduction] under the [Connected Display] menu in [Settings] [Color Space] under the [System Settings] menu in [Settings] 4.21 10/14/2008 N/A Patched a bug in libtiff. 5.00 10/15/2008 Here [PlayStation Network] has been added as a category on the XMB [PlayStation Store] has been added under [PlayStation Network] menu [Account Management] has been added under [PlayStation Network] menu Sleep Timer Function for [Music] [USB Auto-Connect] Feature added for PSP-1000 and PSP-2000 A new full-screen keyboard; press [Select] when the On-Screen Keyboard is displayed. A new optional redesigned XMB Background A new video format is supported (MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) Video Main Profile (AVC CABAC) in 640 x 480 pixels) [Title Display] feature under [Settings] [Backlight Auto-Adjust] has been added as an option under [Power Save Settings] Screen capture has been added as a feature within games and the internet browser (this is up to the game developer or the web site developer to support though). PSP Slim and PSP 3000 only features: Full screen and/or interlaced TV-out option for PSX games
  • 40. OFW Changelogs Part 6 Version Date Released Download Changelog 5.01 10/22/2008 Here Fixed a bug where PSP owners using 8GB or 16GB Memory Stick PRO Duos get a message saying there is insufficient memory space on their Memory Sticks while downloading stuff from the PlayStation Store even when there is enough space. 5.02 11/20/2008 Here System software stability during use of some features, including PlayStation(R)Store, has been improved. PSP Slim only features: One-segment channel list updated, now Niigata Prefecture - Shiga Prefecture and Takada - Koka local channels can be received properly. (Japanese version only) 5.03 01/20/2009 Here System software stability during use of some features, including PlayStation(R)Store, has been improved. Patches Gripshift exploit. 5.05 02/19/2009 UMD Only Compatibility update for Idolm@ster SP and a few other games. 5.50 04/21/2009 Here [Information Board] has been added Memory Stick improvements Sub-folder support has been added for music, videos, and photos Space required to download a file from PlayStation Store to your Memory Stick has been reduced significantly. [Internet Search] for games directly from the XMB has been added Trend Micro trial has been added for the Web Browser. Trend Micro Web Security Trend Micro Kids’ Safety Exploit via libTIFF bug patched 5.51 06/11/2009 Here System software stability during use of some features has been improved. Patches kernel exploit used in ChickHEN 5.55 07/06/2009 UMD Only Compatibility update for certain UMD games. For a list of those games, see Official Firmware 5.55 on the PSP Wiki 6.00 09/10/2009 Here Games can now be grouped and displayed in folders based on their expire date under [Game]. Under [Settings], [Network Update] has been changed to [System Update]. Under [System Update], you can now choose how to update the system software. The number of colors that can be selected under [Settings] > [Theme Settings] has been increased. Revisions to strengthen security have been added. Screen mode "Custom" has been added in pops with PSOne Classics for perfect zooming.
  • 41. OFW Changelogs Part 7 Version Date Released Download Changelog 6.10 09/30/2009 Here SensMe channels (music application for PSP, within Media Go for PC) Media Go Enhancements and updated to v1.2 with a new look and so on. Tethering for PSPGo, so you can use it as a BT Mobile device, as a modem to connect the PSP to internet. 6.20 11/19/2009 Here The importing of playlists from the Media Go application is now supported under [Video]. The importing of playlists from the PlayStation 3 system or the Media Go application is now supported under [Photo]. The [TV] category has been integrated into the new [Extras] category in the XMB (XrossMediaBar) menu. Compatible Models: PSP-2000, PSP-2005, PSP-3000, PSP-3005, PSP-N1000, PSP-N1005
  • 42. CFW Version Information
    • For a list of many different CFW versions, info, and downloads, see
    • this page on the PSPWiki
    • That list contains info on OE, M33, GEN, and many other CFWs from other people
  • 43. PowerPoint Change Log
    • For earlier changelogs, see this page on my website.
    • 4.7 – Fixed Changelog, Edited “Exploits and How To Find Them”, Edited “PSP Go! Pros”, Resized some text to fit better
    • 5.0 – Edited “User And Kernel Mode”, Added multiple “OFW Changelogs” pages, Added “Table Of Contents” page, Added “CFW Version Information” page
    • 5.1 – “PowerPoint Change Log” format changed, Changed alignment of dates on the “Title” page
    • 5.2 – Added note to “PowerPoint Change Log”, Added 6.20 to “OFW Changelogs”
    • SlideShare Edits have the same information as their normal versions, they are only edited to reposition links and fix display errors (like taking out apostrophes in the slide titles because they’re replaced with a Õ (I don’t know why :S ))
    Note: Changes made to “Table of Contents” will not be logged
  • 44. Credits
    • Author: Ruyor
    • Contributors: mortalinstincts, wololo, leq, DarkestVoid, Rolen47, raing3, SifJar, n00b81
    • Sources: dark-alex.org , PSP Wiki , Many websites I don’t remember, My Brain 
    • Thanks: Jonatan10, jeerum
    If you have any suggestions or find any errors please go to upsp.ws , a site with a dedicated section to this PowerPoint If you found this PowerPoint helpful, please go to ruyor.upsp.ws and donate something 