Memory Stick Problem (5.00 M33 CFW)

Discussion in 'PSP - Hacking & Homebrew' started by CyrilAmethyst, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. CyrilAmethyst
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    I'm having a problem with my PSP. I have two memory sticks; one 4GB, one 8GB. They're both Sony labelled. The 4GB works flawlessly.

    The 8GB, however, seems to have a few... problems.

    I would copy games and homebrew onto it, and SOME of them would work. After I got a select few on it to work, no more would show up, even though the file was on the stick and there was plenty of space left over.

    Troubled, I formatted the memory stick and tried again. This time, a -different- set of the games showed up, I copied the same files, but instead of, say, games A, B, and C working, games C, D, and E showed up on the PSP.

    I formatted again and tried again, with similar results. However, I have now noticed that when I place anything in the PSP/GAME folder, it is automatically deleted. No, I have not played Rockband: Unplugged.
     
  2. s4mid4re

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    How have you been formatting your mem stick? Make sure you do it directly from the psp in System > System Settings > Format Memory Stick.
     
  3. CyrilAmethyst
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    That's the way I formatted it every time, yes.
     
  4. dilav

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    Go under video - memory card and click triangle - info and check if Magic Gate is supported. If not it is some cheap china card which could have fake memory space or coud be just unreliable.
     
  5. CyrilAmethyst
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    User Capacity 7901 MB
    Free Space 3663 MB
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    Looks like I got a counterfeit.

    EDIT: But then, the 4GB works perfectly and it's got...
    User Capacity 3778 MB
    Free Space 447 MB
    MagicGate Unknown
     
  6. MadHouse38

    MadHouse38 GBAtemp Regular

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    I think it;s your memory stick.
     
  7. insidexdeath

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    They're both fake Memory Sticks, so it doesn't make a difference.

    What I would recommend is that you format it through your PC and then format it through your PSP to recreate the folders your PSP needs.
     
  8. chaosdarkneo

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    ...Yeah, they're both fake.

    But one is less shitty than the other.

    I'm 90% sure this is a memory card problem.

    You probably got a semi-decent 4gb stick, but your 8gb stick is probably full-blown shit.
     
  9. Majorami

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    Are these new cards? Did you get them off eBay?