PSP 1000 hacking questions

Discussion in 'PSP - Games & Content' started by Donald Serrot, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. Donald Serrot
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    I just got my lovely PSP 1001 today, and it's at V5.03. I've been looking around trying to figure out what all I need to do to add CFW and it's all a little confusing to me. I've been looking through multiple guides and even some YouTube videos and so far all I know is I need to use ChickHEN just to get started. I have that, tiff image on the card and the h.bin at the root of the card.(4GB)

    I also have the 500m33 6 update on the card too.

    I know it's supposed to take a few tries to get ChickHEN to do it's thing, but it seems like it's not getting anywhere. Every time I try the system freezes and shuts off instead of restarts. And when I check it still shows the version as 5.03 (I remember in the one video it showed ChickHEN or something like that after)

    Any help is greatly appreciated. I really want to get started into PSP hacking the right way. [​IMG]
     
  2. prowler

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    Format your memory card in the XMB, not on the computer because it wont have the folders.
    Chickhen does take a while to get running.

    Do you have the image in PSP/PHOTOS/CHICKHEN ?
     
  3. Donald Serrot
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    I formatted the card on the PSP already and the image is in PSP/PHOTO/ChickHEN
    The readme said "PHOTO" and the folder in had (for slim but I switched tiffs) was "ChickHEN". Would the caps make a big difference at all? Maybe I'm over thinking that. I had tried many times with just the tiff itself no ChickHen folder but I remembered seeing it in a video so I tried that too.

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    Yeah, PHOTOS doesn't work. it is PHOTO. Just tried switching the folder to see.
     
  4. prowler

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    are you using the slim ones? Use the phat ones.
    Doesnt matter about caps.

    And it does that a while getting onto chickhen! It's not just your psp [​IMG]
     
  5. Donald Serrot
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    I took the folder from the slim file and replaced the tiff image with the phat one to see if that would help so kinda hybrid folder I guess.

    So I just have to keep trying then until it works? I have everything set up right after all? I took a copy of the tiff out of the CHICKHEN folder and have it back in just the PHOTO folder again.

    And just as I type this it finally works! Now to get onto the CFW! [​IMG] Thanks!