With the release of JFW DH drawing ever nearer and many people on 3.55. Some people have began to wonder if their PS3 can downgrade low enough to be able to install the upcoming 3.41 CFW. Well DeathHades or demonhades.org. has been kind enough to release a small tool to find out the base firmware your model PS3 came with. So when the time comes you can downgrade to 3.41 without fear!!
Below are DeathHades’ tutorial and pictures of the process:
This tutorial will teach you to how to know the base firmware of your PS3 with a few steps and images.
The first thing you must need is:
- A PS3.
Here is link to our MinVerChk program – http://www.demonhades.org/foro/download/file.php?id=332
Here is the simple steps you need to follow:
1 – Copy the MinVerChk to your USB stick, the same way as if it was an firmware upgrade.
2 – Insert the USB stick into the PS3.
3 – Start a firmware update like normal from XMB (Don’t worry, it will not update!)
4 – It will shortly fail and display the Firmware Base Value
Pics of instructions below: