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multiMAN deank has released multiMAN v04.11.11.

* Added option in “Settings” – Fix Broken Blu-ray Movie Playback

The function will rewrite DRL/CRL hashes if there is a mismatch

and will fix “Playback Prohibited” error on 3.41/3.55/4.21/4.30 firmwares.

Option also available in control console via telnet to port 8080 (rcp vtrm / rcp vtrm update)

* Fixed option for fixing blu-ray playback to appear on 4.30FW


* Credits to graf_chokolo and glevand for all their work!


Thanks to @sumolx and @lynzoid for the suggestions, testing and feedback.

Happy birthday deank (11-11-12).


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multiMAN deank has released multiMAN v04.08.01.




* Added support for 4.30CFW

* Added support for Standard and Hermes payloads for 4.30CFW

* Added support for BD-Mirror (external USB HDD) for 4.30CFW

* Updated 6 language files


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multiMAN deank has released multiMAN v04.07.00.


04.07.00 (CEX)
* Added full support for BD-Mirror for games on internal HDD for 4.21CFW
* Added support for 4.21CFW CEX spoofed to 4.25
* Fixed an issue with loading PS1 disc backups
* Fixed some text typos and added translation for “temperature” strings
04.07.00 (DEX)
* Added support for “Shutdown”/”Restart” when PS3 is connected to a wired LAN (no PC req)
* Added support for activating BDEMU slots 5-10 without the need of a PC (PS3 will reboot after activation)
* Changed: “Retrieve BDEMU Game Titles” will only check slots 1-4. For best results use a PC with mmDM or rcp_bdemu.exe + LAN + ProDG
* Changed: Game list received by mmDM/rcp_bdemu will show empty slots as inactive
* Added support for 4.21CFW DEX spoofed to 4.25

NOTE: After October 10th, 2012 the online update feature of multiMAN will not be available for versions prior to 04.06.00

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It is indeed a sad time. On the 21st of this month, Future US, the publication company Nintendo used for it’s extremely cherished “Nintendo Power” magazine, announced that it was stepping back from Nintendo Power. Nintendo reps have gone on to say that they will not be seeking another publication company to continue the printing Nintendo Power magazine.

Whether or not you are a fan of the magazine or ever opened the front cover, there is something about Nintendo Power that gamers have adored throughout the last 24 years. In a Nintendo Power magazine, you’d open the beautifully illustrated front cover to find incredible news about the latest trends in gaming. Everything from future releases, interviews with developers, tips and tricks, walk-throughs, Nintendo Power had it all. Inspiring a hopeful Nintendo fan base, gamers would look upon the pages of this magazine and be itching afterwords – dying in anticipation to play that hit new game or use the skills they’d learn to take on the boss of the level they were stuck on.

In a time before the internet reared its head, gaming publications gave an insight into what they could come to expect from a game or a developer, an insight they would otherwise never have. For example, when I was a young boy, I’d go to the store with my hoarded allowance money and look at all the video game cases. Back then, it was the case of the game that sold it. Only privileged children in my neighborhood were privy enough to have a subscription to Nintendo Power, easily making them the most popular child on the playground once or twice a month. There were few magazines to catch on with the younger market, and Nintendo Power aced it.

While it has previously been unclear as to how many issues of the magazine will be published from this point, a Nintendo representative has mentioned that December 2012 will be the last issue of the publication. It’s a sad day for gaming, indeed, but a day that was in the making since the inception of the internet.  I personally haven’t been subscribed to the magazine in years, but I know what I’ll be reading this next December when Nintendo Power’s last issue hits the stands.


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Been a while since you dusted off the old PSP? Perhaps you’re one of the die-hards that just won’t put it down. In either situation a coder named Acid_Snake has developed this little beauty to help ensure your PSP will last for years to come.

Included in this software you’ll find several different testing applications. There is an analog tester, a pixel fixer, a file sweeper that helps clear space in the NAND, and even a directory checker to make sure everything is in the right place.  If you are worried about getting back into the PSP scene or can’t be bothered remembering how badly you goofed up your NAND, catch the download link below from our downloads section.

[_Download: PSP Tools Beta 0.2_]

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multiMAN deank has released multiMAN v04.05.00.


* Added support for ZIP files (4GB ZIP filesize limit)

* Added support for extracting ZIP files in mmOS (unzip supports subfolders, too); User can enter the target folder name to extract the zip in.

— Unzip in the same folder: ([O]->Unzip Here)

— Unzip in a different folder: ([O]->Copy -> (go to a different folder) -> [O]->Unzip Here)

— Double-click a .zip file – extracts archive to TEMP location and opens target folder

—— TIP: To extract into current folder enter single dot . for folder name;

* Added support for installable ZIP packages when filename is in special format (double click on such special zip in mmOS):

— will prompt the user to install the contents in /dev_hdd0/GAMES/BLES12345/dlc folder

— -> will make mM enable WRITE access to dev_flash and install the contents of the .zip in /dev_blind/test (/dev_flash/test) folder (use with caution)

—— TIP#1: Special ZIP naming convention: prefix is “PS3″, “/” is replaced by “~”

—— TIP#2: This approach can be used to restore backups of /dev_hdd0/home or install patch-fixes or other data

* Added support for RetroArch 0.9.7 new cores – launching retro ROMs from “Retro” column

* Added support for launching retro ROMs in ZIP format from local or network locations (/dev_hdd0, /dev_usb***, /net_host*)

* Added support for new emulator cores:

— Mednafen’s PCE for PS3 (pce)

— Mednafen’s WonderSwan Color for PS3 (wsw)

— PRBOOM for PS3 (prb) (plays Doom, Doom II, Final Doom and other Doom IWAD mods)

— Gambatte

* Added new options in “options.ini” to define paths to new cores, roms and covers (pce, wsw, prb folders in ./ROMS and ./covers_retro)

* Added support for PIC1.PNG background images for local (internal HDD and external USB HDD) PS3 games in ISO format

* Added support for coverart for local PS3 games in ISO format

* Added support for game icons (ICON0.PNG) to mmOS Desktop shortcuts for local PS3 games in ISO format

* Fixed sort order of Game column when only PS3 games in ISO format are listed

* Fixed issue with Retro column (when detaching USB HDD while scanning for ROMs)


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multiMAN deank has released multiMAN v04.04.04 -

* Improved speed (2 to 3 times faster) when copying folders from NTFS drives (async write + larger I/O buffer)

* Fixed wrongly issued error message when copying 4+GB files to USB (when source file is being split)

* Fixed access permissions/attributes of split file segments and LV1/LV2/FLASH-dumps when copying to USB

* Added support for launching NPDRM executables (SELF files) with k_license=NULL (zeroes) / RetroArch emulators

* Added support for dumping NOR/NAND flash to /dev_usb000 via HEX Viewer mode (SELECT->START->LV2->LV1->FLASH)

* Added support for writing EID0 sector (TARGET_ID + 192 bytes only) from *.EID0.NORBIN and *.EID0.NANDBIN files generated by mM and processed by c2d.exe to change Region/Target

* ISO folders (BDISO, DVDISO, PS2ISO, PS3ISO, PSXISO, PSPISO) will be automatically created only when mM is used with supported configuration

* Changed: “Game Updates” function will find updates up to 3.60 firmware (update must be patched for 3.55CFW before installing)

* Changed: “Game Settings” menu will display PIC1.PNG thumbnail if game folder was accessed in mmOS mode (PS3GAME.BG1 present under PS3_GAME)


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multiMAN deank has released an updated version of multiMAN v04.04.03 for retail (CEX) and debug (DEX) models.


* The latest online update of multiMAN handles writing to:

  – NOR  in the right fashion (1 sector) from .EID0.NORBIN files.

  – NAND in the right fashion (1 sector) from .EID0.NANDBIN files.

* To dump NAND/NOR: mmOS->Select any file->Open in HEX viewer->[SELECT]->[START]->DUMP LV2(NO)->DUMP LV1(NO)->DUMP FLASH(YES)

* To write NOR  EID0 sector: mmOS->Double-click on a .EID0.NORBIN   16MB full NOR  dump file->Follow the on-screen instructions->Reboot.

* To write NAND EID0 sector: mmOS->Double-click on a .EID0.NANDBIN 240MB full NAND dump file->Follow the on-screen instructions->Reboot.


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multiMAN Team Cobra has released multiMAN v 04.04.03.



* Changed function “Game Updates” (different server; function will not work in older versions)

* Changed function “Download Game Covers” (different server; function will not work in older versions)

* Added option “Blu-ray Movie Disc Region” in “Settings” to change current PS3 region/targetid for movie compatibility (for non-Cobra/TB 3.55CFW)

* Added support for ICON1.PAM in themes


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Cobra Team has released a minor update of mmCM (aka multiMAN) v4.04.02 to add 4.20 Spoofer and other nice options.



Changes in 04.04.02:

* Changed folder “Paste” behavior in mmOS – when overwriting existing folder the destination will not be deleted before pasting

* Added 3 key combos in mmOS (for full list please refer to “navigation.txt”): 

- SELECT+(CROSS hold)- Select All

- SELECT+(L2/R2)- Scroll to top/bottom of folder/file list

* Extended “FTP Server” options in “Settings”: Disable / Enable (1 min. TO)…(9 min. TO) / (No timeout) to set ftp connection timeouts

* Added 4.20 to “Fimware Version” option in “Settings”


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