Cook Symbian Custom Firmware: Firmware Files Extracting

We have all the firmware files and little information what are they now. Next step will be extract the files to our computer. To do that we need an rofs extractor. There are few tools that can do that , some are command line utilities and som other have gui. I will be using an nice tool from PHNT group called NokiaEditor. The application is free and in beta stage. You can grab my copy from here
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Cook Symbian Custom Firmware: Firmware Files

In this post i will give an idea about different files we downloaded. What are they and where they will go when we flash it to our devices. We have already downloaded some 8-10 files. We don’t need all the files, some are compressed file system images and rest are configuration files and signatures etc. We need only the file system files which contains the files for modding. In this case i will using nokia 5230 (RM-588) firmware version 21.6.5  product code 0599208.

These are the important files needed

  • MCU Core : RM-588_21.6.005_prd.core.C00
  • PPM rofs2: RM-588_21.6.005_prd.rofs2.V22
  • PPM rof3 : RM-588_21.6.005_C01_prd.rofs3.fpsx
  • Content : RM-588_21.6.005_001_000_U001.uda.fpsx
  • MemCardContent :5230_SW_MC012_India_2G_2.0.fpsx

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Enable Google instant and feel the new face of web search

Here we go with an fantastic move from google again. This time with a pretty good feature called google instant. The official information can be accessed on Google Instant page. There you can watch video on how the instant works and its advantage.

Basically instant is a extension of google search where the result of search result will appear as you type on the search text box… no need to press the search button or Enter key to get the result. Nice naa?
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