New to PSP, no idea where to start. :(

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  1. spinal_cord
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    Hi, gus. I have just got a PSP off a friend, but I have no clue where to start for playing homebrew etc.
    Looking in the settings, it has System Software 3.95.

    That's all I know, I don't yet know what to do with this information, but I assume it's helpful.

    What is my first move?
     


  2. prowler

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    What kind of PSP is it? Then we will know what to do then [​IMG]
     
  3. spinal_cord
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    Phat, does it make a difference? ITs quite old.
     
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    He tells us in the initial post - It's a Phat or a PSP 2000 with a TA-088v2 Mobo. Either Update to 5.03 and use the ChickHen to run HCRF or get yourself a Pandora battery and use Rains Ultralite MMS tool.
     
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    you can go onto 5.00 firmware, and then use chickhen to run hellcats recovery flasher to go onto M33 and from there on you can either go onto GEN or stay on M33. Up to you, go on the M33 or GEN thread to see what one is better for you

    er, but now isn't a good time to go on that thread. If you need step by step instructions i'll be happy to help
     
  6. spinal_cord
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    I'll need step-by-step I think.
    I have been looking at some pictures in google, it seems to be a PSP-1000 (speakers at bottom + HOME button).
    So, what so I do (as specifically as possible please, I have never had a PSP before and know absolutely nothing about them). I'm going to assume I need a good amount of battery life (it's currently at 7%, so I'll be charging first).
     
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    first you will need to go onto www.pspslimhacks.com and look for 5.00 official firmware, and then update to that. Once your finished with that, i'll tell you everything then lol

    Oh and you need to put the 5.00 OFW in the folder PSP/GAME and you need at least 79% battery i think
     
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    I have the same type of PSP (1002), so i will follow this here. Thanks [​IMG]
     
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    LOL, okay. Just upgrade to 5.00
     
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    79%! thats gunna take ages. Does it work ok if I leave the charger plugged in? (I'm only at 38% now).
     
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    It worked for me while charging. [​IMG]
     
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    Were you lower than 79%?

    Argh!........ This file is taking ages to download [​IMG]
     
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    I was at 54 % and charging
     
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    Hold down the Left shoulder button and the triangle button to bypass the battery check. Make sure you're plugged in however.
     
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    The reason I made the topic at the top is so then you didn't have to search for all the files you need to download.

    The link's in my sig, and it's at the top of the PSP forum. ¬¬
     
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    oh sorry, i forgot about that [​IMG]
    i'll make sure people use it when they ask [​IMG]
     
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    OK, 5.00 installed.

    What next?
     
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    www.pspslimhacks.com find chickhen for 5.00
    then go onto this
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=187871

    download 5.00 M33-6, and i think that has hellcats recovery flasher in it? If not download that off that page.
    put them in the right folders, and update.
     
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    there is chickhen for 5.00, thats how i got onto 5.00 M33-6 and the only way you can get on M33.
    He has a PSP 1K