Help with modding a PSP 1000

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Mar 3, 2010

Help with modding a PSP 1000 by Salax at 8:23 AM (1,689 Views / 0 Likes) 18 replies

  1. Salax
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    I purchased a PSP 1000 today, and have been trying to install CFW through ChickHEN. However, it won't load. I have the files on the PSP, but it's not working. It always either freezes or crashes before it even loads. Can I get any help? Is there an alternative?

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    ~Salax
     
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    Try restoring default settings I guess? Disable UMD auto start as well. (I have no real experience with using chickhen as I've only used it once and it worked on the first try)
     
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    I've had both of those done the whole time.
     
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    Then keep on trying. [​IMG] Apparantly some people have tried over 50 times to get it to work. [​IMG] How many you will try to get it work I dunno.
    1k psps don't really have an alt to chickhen (afaik) since mhuspeed is only for 2k/3k btw.
     
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    I've literally been trying for two hours, but thanks anyway.
     
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    Wasted too much time on this, can anyone help?
     
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    You sure you're using the ChickHEN R2 for Phats, and not the Slims? The Phat chickhen is only one file.
    Try this.
     
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    I take it you are on a supported firmware? I'm guessing you are, but it's not actually been asked yet. [​IMG]
     
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    Using the phat ChickHEN, on 5.03. Sometimes it freezes, and sometimes it loads the thumbnail and does nothing.
     
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    On my first psp it took me like 3 hours of continuous turning on and off, then when I tried to do a friends it took less than 5 minutes, i guess it's just luck
     
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    At the same time, I think I'm doing something wrong...
     
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    Buy a Pandora battery for a few bucks?

    It's always good in case of a brick, also.
     
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    The cheapest battery I've found around there was $30... And I'm broke >_>.
     
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    You can get a Pandora from Deal Extreme for like $9 but you might have to wait like 3 weeks for it to arrive [​IMG]
     
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    Like I said, I'm broke. Literally, I have like 50 cents. Anyway, I hate DX. My M3i took 2 months to get to Alaska. Right over the ocean >_>.
     
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    The ocean is pretty big, ya know?
     
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    5171 miles from DX to my house. One plane trip.

    Anyway, does anyone else have any ideas? It shouldn't be loading the thumbnails and doing nothing...
     
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    *COUGH*bump*COUGH*
    Is there a way I can make a Pandora Battery and then revert it without buying some device or running a program from an already modded PSP?
     
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    PSPTool can do that. Remember to save the original serial (function in PSPTool) as I don't know if you can change it back without it.
     

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