In this guide we will teach you how to update the firmware of your Play Station 3 console using a flashdrive.
This is very useful if you cannot get Wi-Fi on your console or cannot get a wired connection.
Also, regardless of the update method, make sure not to interrupt the installation, as this can result in serious device malfunctions.
If an Internet connection isn’t available for your console, then save the downloadable .
PUP file, create a “PS3/UPDATE” path on an empty USB stick or CD/DVD drive, and copy the firmware file to the last created folder.
PUP) using a compatible storage device such as Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, a USB key (FAT32) or PSP.
This document, titled "How To Install a PS3 Update Via a USB Key," is available under the Creative Commons license.
The reason they don't mention it on their website is because it got overlooked.
He will try to remember to update the installation recommendations with the next release...
From there, plug in your flash drive or insert your memory card.
Open the drive in Windows Explorer and create a new folder in the drive named PS3 (all capitals). PUP file in the UPDATE folder which is inside the PS3 folder on your storage media.
This creates a backup of your NOR/NAND flash so that you can recover using a hardware flasher in case of a (highly unlikely) brick. Use this link for e EID: HERE EDIT: I just mirrored it here too: https://anonfiles.com/file/bbd8d0297...375508b5e9dd35 EDIT 2: also I think you should change back (as example): @mschumacher69 F\/ck using scene files?! Use this link for e EID: HERE EDIT: I just mirrored it here too: https://anonfiles.com/file/bbd8d0297...375508b5e9dd35 Source:
It is recommended to do it every time you upgrade/downgrade your CFW just in case something goes wrong. f=127&t=4705 Edit: Got confirmation from @Cyberskunk that Rebug 4can be installed directly on top of any OFW/CFW below 3.55 without having to go through OFW/CFW 3.55.
An update to the PS3™ system software was released on November 1, 2016.