Did my PSP brick?

Discussion in 'PSP - Games & Content' started by Link5084, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. Link5084
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    Link5084 Sword & Shield at your service

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    I was running the updater on my 3.52 M33-3 for 5.02 GEN-A. It was in the middle of the running the updater and then the PSP shut off. Now the screen is completely black when I try to turn it on. Got any ideas of how I can fix this? I hope its not bricked =\

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  2. War

    War Take it easy~

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    So you don't have custom firmware already installed, right? (Just making sure)

    If your battery is charged and you turn on your PSP and the light is on but the screen remains black, then yes, your PSP is fully bricked, and you'll need a pandora to fix it.
     
  3. Link5084
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    Link5084 Sword & Shield at your service

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    I was running 3.52 M33-3 before this, so I had CFW already installed. Do I still need Pandora's Battery?
     
  4. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    Try powering up your PSP while pressing the R button, y'know, like going into the CFW configuration menu.

    If that starts up, you could still recovery.

    Why install GEN-A firmware? I heard it sucks. Better stick to M33.
     
  5. xist

    xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

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    Yes you're bricked....however if you can access recovery you can unbrick yourself without a Pandora using Hellcats Recovery Flasher. Otherwise you'll need a Pandora battery and MMS to restore it.