Home button "presses" itself

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  1. zelazzin
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    zelazzin Member

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    Hey. Just recently, my home button on my psp 2000 has started to "press" itself. I mean that when I'm playing a game it just pops up, just as if I pressed the home button myself. Is this a hardware problem or a software problem, and how can I fix it if it is?
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  2. Shadow#1

    Shadow#1 Wii & 3DS Softmod Expert

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    u can get replacement home buttons strips on ebay or dx for cheap it connect via ribbon cable to the main board
     
  3. Lerhein

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    or you can use MacroFire i had the same problem but with the select button
     
  4. DiscostewSM

    DiscostewSM GBAtemp Guru

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    All the time, or just at night? Sorry, I couldn't help it.

    Could it be possible that some particles got underneath the button, and are setting off the press?
     
  5. Foxi4

    Foxi4 On the hunt...

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    Yeah, I would start from cleaning the button panel, the physical buttons and the case as well as adjusting the ribbon cable before making judgements on whether or not you need a replacement. That, and as it was said earlier, you can re-map your Home button to one of the normally unused buttons or a button combination with plugins to avoid any expenses.