PSP Firmware 5.50 is Out

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  1. War
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    War Take it easy~

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    'The latest official PlayStation Portable firmware from Sony has finally made it out of the paddock and into the wild. That's right folks, you can now download and update your PSP to firmware 5.50. Here's a quick look at what it brings:

    * XMB Information Board similar to the PS3's
    * Unregistered browsing on the PlayStation Store
    * Create and access sub-folders for music, videos and photos
    * Internet search for games directly from the XMB
    * Free trial for two Trend Micro Internet security services

    The firmware update can be downloaded by using the Network Update feature on your PSP or by clicking here. Get it while it's hot. Or not. If you wanna stick to homebrew, you might want to put off updating until we hear more about Davee's upcoming HEN."

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  2. playallday

    playallday Group: GBAtemp Ghost

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    Does the PSP have viruses?
     
  3. War
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    War Take it easy~

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    ...Joke post?
     
  4. Tozarian

    Tozarian GBAtemp Regular

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    No, the psp does not have viruses
     
  5. Ryupower

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  6. playallday

    playallday Group: GBAtemp Ghost

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    Sadly it isn't.
     
  7. Joe88

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    actually there are
    they are psp brickers

    they delete your flash 0 directory

    someone actually released a PSP virus scanner long ago which scanned eboots to see if they accessed the flash

    though this was only for homebrew so im not sure what the virus scanner on here is for
    maybe to block custom firmware installers...
     
  8. Ryupower

    Ryupower Brood

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    laggy site and dupe post
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    can we get a way to delete are own post?
     
  9. Edgedancer

    Edgedancer Director of Moon based operations

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    Man that sucks but I guess that if someone is waiting for tha exploit, they would be smart enough not to upgrade.
     
  10. purplesludge

    purplesludge anyone have any ideas for this space

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    The trend micro is to protect you from sites. It blocks access to sites that are known to try and steal your information. What else it does I'm not sure.
     
  11. wchill

    wchill Resident chillxpert

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    What's so good about 5.50 that you'd want to upgrade?
    Hold off on this folks.
     
  12. Pizzaroo

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    The fact that you can't access the PSN until you update.
     
  13. War
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    Lol, you're assuming he buys games.
     
  14. Gaisuto

    Gaisuto Lose 2 Levels.

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    Sony has since fixed an exploit which allowed higher firmware games to play on lower firmware systems. I learned this when trying to play the recently released Gundam game a few weeks ago. Now you need to be up to date on firmware to play new releases, so people intending on playing games will need to use this. Unless they've fixed something I haven't heard of since I last tried.
     
  15. Edgedancer

    Edgedancer Director of Moon based operations

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    Just give it a bit. I am sure someone will solve this issue with new firmware.
     
  16. Smartpal

    Smartpal The Guitar Guy

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    I'll probably just wait for Dark_Alex. Although cool new features.
     
  17. Gaisuto

    Gaisuto Lose 2 Levels.

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    You know I didn't even notice, I thought this was for new Custom Firmware not the actual real. Bugger, so that Gundam game still isn't playable.
     
  18. shakirmoledina

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    not something everyone would want but many will wait for a more safer (in terms of homebrew) firmware is released
     
  19. ganons

    ganons GBAtemp Addict

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    I cant believe they still have not implemeted divx support
     
  20. Jiggah

    Jiggah GBAtemp Maniac

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    Why would they? Divx decoding takes a lot of resources, which the PSP does not have. I remember getting choppy divx playback on my 800 mhz PII, with 128 mb of RAM.