Grimm and his colleague Berion offer an easy to use PC application that calculates cheksums and other settings files. PS3 PUP and will tell you if it is an OFW and what version, if s' CEX is a firmware DEX or, if it is a custom firmware and what version, from whom? Kmeaw, or other Jaicrab. Basically a small description of the different firmwares.

This application is not solely for the PS3, it also is compatible with firmware PSP and PS VITA is the first version, the two authors say their program is supposed to improve and grow in the future over versions. Custom FirmWare validator Another thing you will create your USB "Ready To Use" to install your CFW firmware by copying the X in the right place on your USB stick by following the right path PS3/UPDATE/PS3UPDAT.PUP . CFV also gives you access to official pages of the main creators such as Sony firmware as an example. Microsoft Net Framwork v4.0 or higher is required for the operation of this application. Thanks to the green-to information .