QCMA issues

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  1. esneuse
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    Has anyone been having trouble connecting the vita to a pc with qcma?
    I've always been able to connect them correctly and transfer my psx games quickly, but for the past few days it hasn't been connecting.
     


  2. tedmg091309131

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    Which version of qcma are you using?
     
  3. esneuse
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    I'm using the latest version available.
     
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    do you have the qcma program running as administrator, in the background before you plug in your vita per usb/content manager?
     
  5. esneuse
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    I'll try that out.
    Thanks for the help.
    It was running perfectly until a couple of days ago... Kind of strange...
     
  6. esneuse
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    Running QCMA as administrator didn't work.
    I've got the usb power supply turned off and I've got QCMA running in the background with offline mode enabled.
     
  7. leonmagnus99

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    do you have all the other options unticked? because for me i only have offline mode ticked (enabled) the others are all disabled (unticked) .

    try re-installing the QCMA program.
     
  8. Tony_93

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    Turn off wifi > enable airplane mode > reboot the vita > connect to QCMA again.

    Then report back ;)
     
  9. esneuse
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    I've done all that, but nothing.
    I noticed that my PC installed a windows update. Could it be because of that?

    Thanks for all the help.
     
  10. Aneesh India

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    try uninstalling qcma.. use ccleaner application to clear out junk files and do reg cleanup.. restart your pc...try installing the latest version of qcma again..

    Important : When u get to a setup installation sreen, there is a option to select drivers, where it would list out libusb-p or lib usb-k etc... remove the tick mark that is default... tick mark the other one.. i dont remember the driver name. ...but always select the non default driver and check.

    see what happens...
     
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  11. esneuse
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    It worked. :)
    I installed QMCA and picked lib usb-k driver.

    I would like to thank all of you for all your help and patience
     
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  12. Aneesh India

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    Haha,, see i told you,

    this is how forum helps during timely needs.
     
  13. esneuse
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    :D your right.
    Thanks
     
  14. FinalStrike

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    For me for some reason I have to keep restarting qcma on my pc, idk what is causing what now but yeah, it has a hard time sometime maintaining connection with the vita. I was trying to back up my p4dan, after waiting over a night it was still 0%. Had to reset the Vita in order to get CMA off the screen.
     
  15. Aneesh India

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    Yes. qcma and vita connectivity has always been shaky. Its never straight forward
     
  16. laharl22

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    Me i have a bug for transfer vpk game with latest qcma on ubuntu it disconnect from PC frequently
     
  17. Aroth

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    Glad this worked for you, but tbh that doesn't mean it will work for anyone else.

    My experience has been that either the Vita itself is a piece of s*** or QCMA is. Tbh I've never heard of this many problems with the official CMA, and the problems with QCMA are not just limited to people trying to use it with lower FW than the current, so my money is on QCMA (at least for Windows) being a buggy mess that we should probably avoid using.

    Unfortunately, this is representative of a much larger problem with the Vita hacking community. FAR too many people involved it in (the users, not the hackers themselves) have the mindset "well it works for me so the problem must be on your end, and I'm not bother helping you since its clearly your own fault".
     
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  18. esneuse
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    Well your right, QMCA is buggy compared to CMA. But QMCA has the advantage of being able to transfer vpk files :)
    I've got an extra PC hanging around so I'll probably install Ubuntu on it to see if QMCA works better on it.
     
  19. Aroth

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    That "advantage" is all but useless for those people that cannot get it to reliably work/connect. I spent THREE days trying to get it to work back when i was on 3.52 and in the process LOST MY SAVES. The loss of my saves alone is enough to make me wary of using QCMA again, never mind that it takes me upwards of 48+ hours of tinkering and troubleshooting to get it to connect via USB. Not worth it to connect via wifi when I can just use Vitashell and ftp to transfer shit wirelessly.
     
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  20. laharl22

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    what is the best setting for qcma ubuntu?