Friday, December 15, 2006

PS2 DVD5 ISO Shrinker Tutorial

Tools needed:
  • Xpert ver 2.0 tool
  • Plugin Shrinker_ps2_psp_CdDvd5_iso_v1.04.epi

Quick Usage Directions:
to rebuild the iso (fake TOC) with the files in the same LBA order
Step 1. select the iso.
Step 2. click Extract LBA (auto sort lba)
Step 3. click Extract File

Step 4. click Rebuild File

Step 5. click Rebuild LBA

Example: Soul_Calibur_III

Step 1. Run Xpert.exe

Select Plugin PS2 CdDvd5 |PSP UMD ISO Shrinker v1.04 *.ISO

Step 2. Click button

Select sc3.iso then Click Open button

Step 3. Click Extract LBA button

After Extracting LBA, Click OK button

Step 4. Click Extract File button

Step 5. after Extracting File, click the message box OK button

Step 6. On Tools Menu Select Relinker

Step 7. Click Open button, and select SC3.ISO-LSN.TXT, and click Open button

Step 8. Click Load button, then click the message box OK button

PAD_0.DAT is a dummy file

Step 9. Select Dummy dropdown list 0 byte , Check the box on PAD_0.DAT ,Right click on listbox,
and Select
Replace Selected File(s) With Dummy.

Step 10.Click the selection,then click the message box OK button

Step 11. Click Exit Button and back to main Xpert tool

Step 12. now Click Rebuild File button

Step 13. Rebuilding Files Done and click the message box OK button

Step 14. Now Click Rebuild LBA button ,
and click done message box OK button

step 15.
NEW-SC3.ISO size will be reduced.

Step 16. burn your NEW-SC3.ISO with any PS2 dvd burning software

a. Dvd decrypter ver 3.5.4

  1. Open DVD Decrypter . Select "Mode:ISO:Write" Choose Mode / ISO /Write
  2. Select via "Source" the ISO file
  3. Check the option "Finalize CD (No further writing possible!)
  4. you want to burn "Destination" (DVD Burner).
  5. Choose File/Write to burn the image to CD/DVD (or click on the HD= >CD / DVD image)

b. Alcohol 120%

  1. Open Alcohol 120% Go to "Image Burning Wizard"
  2. Select the image file by clicking on “Browse” then press "Next".
  3. Choose "Play Station 2" under "Datatype". Choose your "CD/DVD Recorder" and "Write speed".
  4. Click on "Start" to start burning the disc.

c. Nero Burning Rom 7

  1. Choose Recorder / Burn Image
  2. Browse to the location of the ISO file and select the ISO file you want to burn to cd/dvd
  3. Check the option "Finalize CD (No further writing possible!)
  4. Click on "Burn" now.

Saturday, November 25, 2006

setup a hybrid 2.71/2.82 [devhook 0.46 - 2.71 emulated firmware]

setup a hybrid 2.71/2.82 [devhook 0.46 - 2.71 emulated firmware]

Step 1
Download Dark_Alex's psar dump mod with sigcheck from
Unrar and copy psardumpmod and psardumpmod% to ms:/PSP/GAME folder

Step 2
Use PBP Unpacker to extract DATA.PSAR from 2.82 firmware EBOOT.PBP and copy the DATA.PSAR to the root of your mem stick. ms:\DATA.PSAR

Step 3
Run psardumpmod. In the menu screen press the SQUARE button and it'll dump 2.82 firmware and decrypt all the files to your ms. All the files will be inside ms:\F0 folder.

Step 4
Gotoms:\F0\kd folder and
rename memlmd.prx to memlmd_282.prx
rename mscm.prx to mscm_282.prx
rename mesg_led.prx to mesg_led_282.prx
rename registry.prx to registry_282.prx
rename utility.prx to utility_282.prx
rename impose.prx to impose_282.prx
copy them fromms:\F0\kd to ms:\dh\271\flash0\kd folder of your mem stick.

Step 5
Open ms:\dh\271\flash0\kd\pspbtcnf_game.txt file and edit


and save.

Step 6
Enjoy your hybrid 2.71/2.82 firmware with devhook.

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

xpert 2 released

xpert 2 released on 23-12-2006
register the forums and get the tool
Main Updates Include:

Right Click Popup Quick Launch Menu
Plugin picture image
Sound played when cursor is over a button
Minimizes to System Tray
Skins Menu
Main tool skin detect on your pc system date, like psp feature.

Menu Styles
Style XP
Style ICY
Style XP 2003 Green
Style XP 2003 Purple
Style XP 2003 Orange
Tools Menu
ZLIB 1.2.3
PSP Media Player

Reload Plugin and Quick Launch
Addon Plugins
Addon Quick Launch
Show/Hide Log File
Help Menu
Always On Top
Get More Plugins
Abort Ext/Reb File

Relinker Updates Include:

Replace Dummy File dropdown list 0 to 16 bytes
Use Selected File As Master File
Relink Selected File(s) To Master File
Extract Selected
Replace Selected File(s) With Dummy
Replace Selected File(s) With Master File
Inject Selected File(s) into an existing ISO/Data image File
Load Hash File
Save Hash FIle
Create SFV File
Selected Filename As Master File Search
Search Filename At Right Side
Search Filename At Left Side
Selected Hash As Master File Search
Search Hash
Selected FileID As Master File Search
Search FileID

ZLIB 1.2.3.

zcf2zdf and zcf2zdf have mode 1 , mode 2 and mode 3 compression/decompression method

PSP Media Player(Demo Version)

  • Support Mov, M4a, Mp4 with aac audio, 3gp with amr audio, Avi, Wmv (window media video), asf, RM (need rm decoder), MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (need decoder), ASF, WAV, MP3, MID , BMP(24bpp), JPG, GIF File formats.
  • ps2 pss(extract to .m2v)
  • psp pmf (vcodec to .avi)

msmpeg4 - DivX 3
msmpeg4v2 - MS MPEG4v2

mpeg2video - MPEG-2 video
wmv1 - Windows Media Video, version 1 (AKA WMV7)
wmv2 - Windows Media Video, version 2 (AKA WMV8)

  • You must install Directx 9 and Direct3D-enabled video adapters.
  • snopshot bmp(32bpp),jpg(24bpp),png(32bpp),tif(32bpp),gif(8bpp)