Is my PSP bricked?

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  1. willdunz
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    Hi:
    I have a PSP3003 OFW 6.60 and I tried to mod it to PRO-B10 today. The modding itself was successful. Then I tried to change OX buttons with registry hacks in the recovery menu. It worked at first but after a while the O and X buttons are not responding! Other buttons are fine though. I tried to reboot but the problem persists. So now I am basically stuck in VSH with no access to the recovery menu since I rebooted. I supposed this means my PSP is bricked? Is there anything I can do to fix it? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Another World

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    so you are running the temporary hack? pardon my ignorance on the subject, as i am new to psp hacking, but can't you just remove the files and reboot back to the OFW? after that just run the install program again and overwrite everything?

    although, i haven't played around with the registry so i am unsure if that will fix it or if that would cause more issues.

    perhaps our guide author, @[member='Rydian'], can help! =)

    -another world
     
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    A brick would mean that your PSP would be unable to load it's firmware, resulting in a black screen. Obviously that's not what's happened, which is good because on a 3000 it's unrecoverable.

    Since you're using a temporary hack a full power off should remove any changes you've made. If it doesn't either the Registry Hacks work in a weird way, or it's a hardware issue.
     
  4. willdunz
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    But I can't even access my memory stick when OX buttons doesn't work.
    I saw somewhere else that pressing square+triangle+start+select when booting will reset flash1. I tried that on mine but still no luck. :(
     
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    Take your memory stick out. If you have a USB adapter for it delete all the plugins on it. If not don't worry. Turn your PSP off fully (hold the power switch in the off position for 5 seconds). Take the battery out. Leave the PSP for 5 minutes. Then put the battery back in (not the MC) and see what happens.
     
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    i leave mine set to automatically mount the pro duo when i connect it via usb. i already had a few issues that i needed to power off, reboot, and then mount the pro duo so i could delete files using my pc. it worked for me. might work for you in the future, after you get this button issue sorted.

    -another world
     
  7. Rydian

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    Old/incompatible plugins are a cause of the majority of issues we see like this, but even if you installed the permanent patch you can hold either Select or Home (depending on the patch) to boot into OFW where plugins and hack settings will have no effect.
     
  8. willdunz
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    I tried removing battery but it still does not work. I am beginning to think it'a a hardware issue. See I cleaned my PSP with Q-tip and cleaning alcohol before I modded it. It may be possible some of the alcohol got into the circuit and damaged the components. Well. Thanks anyway guys.
     
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    9 times out of 10 button issues like these (or screen issues) turn out to be some drop or liquid spill that isn't initially mentioned.... it may not be connected but it's very possible you're the reason your buttons are borked.
     
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    Try holding thr "r" button while turning on the psp. if you can get into the recovery menu then you can connect to usb. And if this is the case then you need to get recovery flasher *google it since I don't want to break any rules*. Once you have it place it in psp-game folder ... & you can find tuts for it on youtube. If you need any help I check this site weekly *though I sometimes I log in* & I'll be sure to respond back.
     
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    And for the record, completely and totally incorrect.