Is this a problem?

Discussion in 'PSP - Games & Content' started by FlashX007, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. FlashX007
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    FlashX007 GBAtemp Maniac

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    I have recently noticed a very irritating problem on my PSP. When I play games sometimes it freezes completely and I am forced to shut it off. This is where it gets worse. The PSP does not turn on when I try to turn it back on. Seems confusing but here is the problem. After I shut it off I turn it back on and the screen is blank. It shows it is clearly on because the power button is green but the screen is blank. It is only lit up so I notice it is on but it does not show the PSP menu or boot up. I fear this is going to get worse and I am wondering what is the possible problem with it? When I played Phantasy Star for example it lagged and froze. The memory stick slot's cover is loose so it does not stick or stay in place at all so that might be a problem but I guess I put pressure on the memory stick when I play because it froze when I tried this over and over but it worked when I let go of my grip on the left side more. I don't know but I am confused and worried. If this PSP brakes on me it will suck. [​IMG]
     
  2. FlashX007
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    FlashX007 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Thanks a lot for the help. Really helpful. [​IMG]
     
  3. Devin

    Devin "Local Hardware Wizard"

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    Questions.

    1. PSP Model?
    2. PSP CFW?
    3. Brand Of The Memory Stick Your Using?
     
  4. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    Remind me again; How much are you paying us to help you? What do get get for helping you? How many of us are stationed here with express orders to help you?

    That's right, nothing, nothing, and zero.

    Pissing us off is NOT the way to get help, kid.
     
  5. xist

    xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

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    Run nandtool and check for bad blocks. They rarely cause issues because of redundancy but if there are MANY then they can cause similar issues to those you describe.
     
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    Schlupi Gbatemp's Official Earthbound Maniac™

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    This. your Nand may have become screwy. If so that is what you need to fix.

    Found here.
     
  7. xist

    xist ΚΑΤΑ ΤΟΝ ΔΑΙΜΟΝΑ ΕΑΥΤΟΥ

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    The nand doesn't just "become screwy". Running nandtool will not fix a PSP whose flash has become totally physically corrupted.
     
  8. FlashX007
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    FlashX007 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Sorry I was out yesterday and apologies for pissing anybody off. I just noticed you were helping another problem in another thread and mine got unnoticed. Sorry.

    Anyways here:

    PSP 1000
    5.50 Prometheus -2
    Official SanDisk 8GB MagicGate (Black)

    I did not really think about it but it started happening when I updated to Prome-2 CFW. Not right after I updated but maybe a few weeks after. Before that it never had this problem. Anyways I am confused so you are going to have to say it in a way for me to understand. Sorry. Just tell it to me as if your telling a stupid idiot because that is who I am. [​IMG]