How to Successfully Use Infectus to Read/Write PS3 NAND


All began after i got an Infectus set up in my waninbrick PS3 (CECHG04), hooked up using the regular applications for flashing found, and immediately my problems start.

Which problems i’d for more than an week until i first got it taken care of, it isn’t like there’s any decent guide available how-to make use of infectus to seeOrcreate you’re ps3 NAND, and so i thought i try it out making a small how-to create and obtain you’re infectus running software smart.

And so i read these guide telling to make use of


Flow Rebuilder 230.

Flow Rebuilder 350. [BETA]


So ok well got them basically i’d no luck whatsoever with one of these tools and my infectus, i handled to dump my NAND, that’s about this relaxation just provided 1024 write errors etc.


I spoken to Dospiedra and that he pointed me towards another tools he’d laying around,

These are available at

And seconds later i’d all ready to go fine read/write and all sorts of,

First make certain you will find the Infectus motorists installed, and also the latest fw about the nick to utilize ps3 DUAL NAND programmer. For those who have up-to-date the nick with infectus 3.9.9. you have to “downgrade” the programmer to really make it use ps3. How you can install the best firmware are available in this rar, an small how-to and also the needed tools

Second unpack the rar file, install libusb and run it, find you’re infectus driver within the list and choose it, then install when done you are able to exit libusb. This makes you’re infectus display in the incorporated flasher application Infectus NAND Flasher v.1..4.2

And you ought to be all set, the moment i’d this data the program part were solved that we had lots of issues with, and that i guess others will to because it’s not so common what tools work and just how,

Some small tips:

To begin never make use of an old Flow Rebuilder, the latest ( incorporated in pack) has some algo tweaks which causes it to be work “best” to date.

Untick this area Check ECC throughout DUMP and WRITE procedures (reduced but safer), and when it asks whether it need fixing a poor ECC choose NO.

During my own experience i would recommend using exterior energy to make certain the read/creates doesn’t get corrupted. Had some problems lately when first not using any exterior energy then out of the blue when attemping to expensive it states i have to make certain the nick is correctly blocked in (LED´s lowered lower) connected my exterior energy PROBLEM SOLVED, therefore it labored to make use of no exterior for some time but afaik most secure is by using it constantly.

Oh almost didn’t remember, this is actually the files Dospiedra launched to downgrade/fix waninbricks WITH and added patchcos.bin for 3.55 (another took it’s origin from 3.41 but should work) however in my situation it didn´t so Dospiedra fixed a 3.55 cos for my situation.

So 1patchcos.bin is dependant on 3.41 And 1patchcos355.bin is dependant on 3.55 and labored for me personally. The initial 1patchcos.bin should work so check it out first, in rare cases (much like me) it doesn’t then try 3.55 one.

Download these files at

The above mentioned files can be used for downgrading and fixing bricked ps3, whenever you got your expensive dump you patch it with.

Short guide for downgrading/waninbrick

1. When creating you’re first dump, make 100% sure you’ve got a good dump, make several safe and appearance their hash, which means you don’t finish track of an corrupt expensive that could mean u have been in deep trouble.

2. Which means you got your NAND expensive dumps, champion this is actually the easy part in case your console is common (nothing like mine lol), use FlowRebuilder v. unscramble then interleave flashes into one unified dump we’ll refer to it as flashfinal.bin

3. Open flashfinal.bin with the option of yours hex editor, im using HxD it´s easy and clean.

3a. Visit offset: 000C0020 that ought to look something similar to this [Such as the other guides]

I believe visiting the right offset is most secure, observe that this could most likely differ slightly. but it ought to be what so close.

NOTE: I checked a 3.66 dump and also the offsets remains the same to make use of THE OFFSETS how to start patching



00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 53 CC 78 ………….SÌx <—- This is where the party starts
00 00 00 01 00 00 00 18 00 53 CC 78 00 00 00 00 ………SÌx….


00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 6F FF E0 ………….oÿà
00 00 00 01 00 00 00 17 00 00 00 00 00 6F FF E0 ………….oÿà

Open 1patchcos.bin and copy all of its content, and in flashfinal.bin paste WRITE from the above offset.

This one is optional, i would suggest trying without this patch first, i did have success without this patch below

3b. Now go to offset: 00093800 and you should find something like this:

00 00 00 00 00 00 00 20 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 20 ……. ……. <—- PASTE WRITE FROM HERE
00 00 00 00 00 00 20 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …… ………
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 02 60 ……………`
53 43 45 00 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 00 SCE………….
00 00 00 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 60 ……………`

Open 2patchtrvk.bin and copy all of its content and paste WRITE from the above offset


5. Again open FlowRebuilder v. and this time we want to Re-scramble modified dump then de-interleave it into two new flashes. Choose your flash0 and flash1 and the flashfinal you modified. When done it should say 42 or 43 blocks modified each NAND depends on if you only did one or both patches
This will make us end up with 2 new files called i.e. and

6. Flash these modified flash0 and flash1 with Infectus NAND Flasher v., when done unplug hook it up and now you should have a green light but black screen (might differ)

7. Depending on if you were in service mode before (downgrading, then skip this) or not (fixing waninbrick) Plug in the dongle and put your ps3 in service mode (if you don’t know how to do this Google is your friend)

8. Make a downgrade to your desired fw

NOTE1: Remember that the fw you choose here will set your ps3´s min version possible

NOTE2: if you are patching with 3.55cos you have to use the special 3.55 downgrade method, which means you will get 3.41 as min version

This can be changed with doing the “DOWNGRADE” Procedure again, choosing another fw in service mode downgrade.

When attempting to do an downgrade enter service mode before patching, it will make it easier, even if you forgot its ok no problem you just needs to enter service mode. (this is only possible when downgrading) BUT remember don’t enter service mode on 3.66 unless you have a hardware flasher, as you will be stuck in service mode on 3.66

And at last, i have a SEM-001 motherboard, and i successfully got my brick up and running again

I hope this lousy guide helps someone to at least get pointed in the right direction, i know my English sucks and all but hey you should understand some of it. I gave it a shot and putted up a small guide.

With that said thanks to Dospiedra for the tools and help to get my waninbrick running again (had problems there to, but that’s another story) i might be able to help someone if they having problems with their downgrade.