2000 V3 semi-hack question

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  1. Yanazake
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    I'm pretty new to PSP, got mine this monday... I already enabled CFW GEN-C via MHUspeed or whatever is the name, and I'm downloading a small game just for testing.

    Question is: Can I format/delete everything in the Memory Stick after the CFW is enabled? Alternatively, can I safely remove it if the light isn't blinking?

    I still don't have anything besides my 2gb MS, but I plan on getting a micro sd adapter soon. meanwhile, I just want to keep the ms only with games. Is there any con with that?
     
  2. Jamstruth

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    NOpe, the CFW is running off the memory stick so you need that, hence why its called a semi-hack. Once you enable the CFW its only there until you turn it off (because flashing the files would cause a brick)
     
  3. sadak5

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    You can format it, but you'll need to put everything needed to enable CFW back if you plan to turn off the PSP. And yes, you can remove the MS once you enabled the CFW if needed, just remember which is the CFW MS as you'll need it after reestarting the PSP.
     
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    I expect that Yanazake is a bit confused given the above two messages directly conflict each other...

    When you enable chickhen and your temporary CFW you're sticking the info into your PSP's RAM (contrary to the above claim it runs from the Memory Stick). It doesn't need to be continually refreshed from your memory stick but remains lodged in the volatile memory until you flush it with a hard reset. Therefore yes you can format your stick but if you run out of power or into an issue which causes a shutdown (these aren't that uncommon tbh) you won't be able to re-enter "CFW mode" without going back to your PC and putting all the files back onto your MS.

    Personally i'd suggest you leave the Hen and the firmware files on your stick and live with the fact that they take up a tiny bit of space....
     
  5. Yanazake
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    They take up a tiny bit of space from my tiny memory stick, but that's ok xD

    I WILL have to buy an original and BIG memory stick if I want to be sure I can play whatever I want, whenever I want... õ_o'

    Or else, I can keep carying around both sticks, being one just an adapter
     
  6. Jamstruth

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    You don't need an official memory stick to run ChickHEN and 5.03GEN-C to my knowledge. You only need a magicgate stick to run Pandora hacking.
     
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