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Vita Firmware 3.73 is out, does not patch h-encore2 exploit but breaks Modoru downgrader, according to early reports

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16 Responses

  1. DJPlace says:

    ouch for new vita users….

    • ZeroSbr says:

      New Vita users are in the triple digits at most at this point. Not a group that needs concern.

  2. Ragnarok says:

    Apparently modoru has been update so everything is fine now

  3. dazit says:

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  4. Winderful says:

    The vita was no longer in production so would this mean you have to want the update and accept the install.??

  5. joe G says:

    A big LOL. Sony is relentless…

    • ZeroSbr says:

      They gave up on the PSP eventually, and they’re going to give up on the Vita eventually too.

  6. OperationNT says:

    If Skeba’s Moduro fork was not working on 3.73 FW, it was not due to the method it uses but only to a simple condition which checks if FW is strictly 3.71 or 3.72:
    “if (*(unsigned int *)(sysroot + 4) == 0x03710000 || *(unsigned int *)(sysroot + 4) == 0x03720000)”
    So, no reason to be worried for the moment 🙂

    • RhandyA says:

      i have tried upgrading to 3.73 and managed to downgrade it back to 3.65 but now when i tried running the ENSO it won’t let me do it, it is giving me an error message: Failed to load kernel module:0x8002d003. Pls help!

  7. Unknown Stranger Alien says:

    When Sony never cared about the Vita yet keeps pushing updates to try and “prevent” people from hacking it. Classy act.

  8. Noradninja says:

    Modoru v2 has already been patched:

    https://github.com/SKGleba/modoru/releases/tag/v2.1

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