ghost saves?

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  1. Magus
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    Magus GBATEMP RPG MANIAC

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    so something weird has happened... basicaly with some games such as loco roco and princess crown when i save,the save doesn't go where it should (ULETCETC) but instead go into another folder (called NEW_NUMBERS) the end result is that i can make the save but i can't load it since the psp doesn't recognize it,i also can't delete it and when it creates the save it states that he created a 0 KB file with no data such as the name of the game or when the file was created
    anyone know what makes this happen and how can i solve it?
     
  2. solange82200

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    I've honestly never heard of that, but let us know what custom firmware you are using, and maybe what type of memory stick. Maybe someone else can help you out with that info, good luck
     
  3. Magus
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    Magus GBATEMP RPG MANIAC

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    well the memory stick is a 1GB sandisk and i'm not sure about the custom firmware but since i'm using the psp slim my friend had to use a new method... if i press select "M33 VSH MENU" appear and the umd iso mode is "Sony NP9660"
    EDIT: ok it seems princess crown doesn't even try to make the save... maybe i got a bad file?
     
  4. layzieyez

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    Are you playing these games via UMD and trying to save to an unformatted Memory Stick?
     
  5. Magus
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    Magus GBATEMP RPG MANIAC

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    i'm playing them on the memory stick... i'm not 100% sure the memory stick is formatted but i believe so,also this problem seems to happen only with those two games
    anyway i tried switching to another iso mode and i deleted some saves and i was able to do a single save for princess crown but if i try to create another file then i end up with the same problem... i'm happy enough with this since at least i can now play the game but it's still quite bothering
     
  6. layzieyez

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    Either connect via USB to a computer or put the memory stick into reader and find out what folders are on the root of the card. There should be a folder named "PSP" with a folder titled "SAVEDATA" within that folder. If these folders haven't been created, I've got a good feeling you need to reformat your Memory Stick with the onboard formatter on the PSP (this re-creates all the folders that belong on your card).
     
  7. Magus
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    Magus GBATEMP RPG MANIAC

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    as i explained this problem is for only those two games so of course i already have the SAVEDATA folder
     
  8. layzieyez

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    Sorry, it wasn't very clear in your first post. Which region is your games from (USA or Europe?)?
     
  9. Magus
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    Magus GBATEMP RPG MANIAC

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    eur version of loco roco and (well it's not like other version exist) jap version of princess crown