Help me mod this psp please?

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  1. Neovaen
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    Alrighty, my little brother just bought a psp from his friend and he really wants me to mod it for him for his birthday.
    Can you direct me to what I need and a good guide?
    The PSP is a phat with system software is 2.82 if that helps
     


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  3. Neovaen
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    Thanks bro.
     
  4. _Chaz_

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    2.82?!

    Man, you so lucky!
     
  5. Mikehoncho16

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    lol, i just bought my psp 1000 used and it came with firmware 2.3
     
  6. Salax

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    I got mine at 2.82 as well.

    It must be a popular FW or something.
     
  7. ProtoKun7

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    Maybe just because a lot were sold with that firmware installed. I got mine second hand on 5.51. Salax, was yours new or second hand when you got it?

    And anyway, having a pandora battery I can easily downgrade to it if I wanted. [​IMG]
     
  8. Neovaen
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    I followed that guide and update firmware to 5.03 and now his PSP won't turn on.

    What did I do wrong and is my PSP bricked for good?
     
  9. ProtoKun7

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    It's a PSP Phat. Don't worry, these can never be permanently bricked. I mean, unless you cut up the motherboard or something.

    I've answered you in the other thread; plug the PSP in and try to turn it on again.
     
  10. Neovaen
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    Sorry for causing you this trouble, but his PSP still won't turn on, even when it's plugged in it won't boot
     
  11. rikuumi

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    Buy Pandoras battery
     
  12. Neovaen
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    So this guide was supposed to brick my psp?
     
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    No, it was not.

    ...

    Did you download the official 5.03 firmware?
     
  14. Rydian

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    Is the light on at all?
    Did you make the magic memory stick properly (using the program), and is it in the PSP?

    I've used the guide for my slim and it worked fine.
     
  15. BlackDave

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    Wow wow wow wow!!! Check what you did wrong before saying that.

    Did the battery drop during the process or something?
     
  16. Neovaen
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    I didn't make a stick because my firmware was 2.82, and also I DLd it from the link in the sticky so I assume it's official.
    And yes the green light comes on but the PSP doesn't boot
     
  17. Rydian

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    The sticky says to get the 5.00 firmware, why did you go to 5.03?
     
  18. Neovaen
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    If you are on higher firmware then 5.03 then you will need to downgrade using Pandora's battery and MMS (Magic Memory Stick)
    Use this guide on how to make both.

    Download the 5.03 firmware update here.
    Copy the UPDATE folder to ms0:/PSP/GAME/
    From your PSP, run the update
    Once updated download Chickhen R2


    That's what it says, and I was at 2.82
     
  19. Neovaen
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    Maybe I was supposed to skip that and just do this

    Installing M33

    Download Recovery Flasher v1.60
    & 5.00 Official Firmware
    Copy the RECOVERY folder to ms0:/PSP/GAME/
    Re-name the 5.00 Official Firmware to 500.PBP
    Copy 500.PBP to ms0:/ (The root of the memory stick)
    Run HellCat's Recovery Flasher
    Make sure Target FW is 5.00 then go down to INSTALL M33 CFW

    When it says to restart your PSP, you now have 5.00 M33 CFW!
     
  20. Devin

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    Yeah. You were supposed to skip this step. Your on 2.83, which is lower than 5.03. Your PSP is bricked, and you need to buy a Pandora battery.