Manually installing VPK game data from USB 3.0 PC for PSTV

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  1. simbin
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    Now that USB support is here, I'm wondering if there's some way to do most of the installing from USB 3.0 on PC. I'm hoping to avoid installing each VPK entirely from the PSTV because it will take a lot longer. I know this works for MAI dumps, but most of my games are VPK. Any ideas? Thanks
     
  2. dkabot

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    VPK is just a renamed ZIP, open it and see what's inside, then try moving stuff around.
    Then, if you want an install to still make a bubble, take the metadata for icon and such and put that on its own in a VPK, then install that.
     
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    Thanks, that should save me a lot of time! I was afraid I'd have to redump all my games with Mai and most of them already work just fine.
     
  4. ayanekochan

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    Just a note, USB won't work if you connect your pstv to pc. But you can use a USB drive to transfer your files from pc to pstv.