really weird problem psp concerning memory card

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Aug 15, 2011
  1. Zalda
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    i have a psp 2000 with CFW 5.50 GEN-D3.

    i tried to go to the information board to see what's that all about, and it gave me an error. fine i think, and i put my psp on standby because i was planning to put some more videos on it in a few minutes. when i connect it to my pc everything is normal. but when i check the memory card, there are suddenly only 3 folders there!
    SKYPE, INFORMATION and BROWSER. all 3 are a few KB's big, and there is nothing else on the memory card but still it's saying my card is 90% full?! and when i check on my psp it says no movies and no games available? what happened, and more importantly, how do i fix it?
     
  2. xist

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    Go into the VSH or recovery menu and change the USB mode back to memory stick.
     
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    are you positive that you're on the root of the card?
     
  4. Zalda
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    yes, 100%
    these are the contents of the memory stick:

    BROWSER
    INFOBOARD (corrupt, can't enter)
    SKYPE
    en_recovery.txt
    isocache.bin

    in the txt file it says:
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  5. Zalda
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    any way to restore my memory stick to a previous time, just like system restore in windows? i really don't want to lose all my savegames man [​IMG]
     
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    make sure you are looking at MS and NOT
    one of the FLASHs

    but
    you MS may have got corrupted, it happens

    i do not see a
    ISO or PSP folder

    what the SIZE of the mounted drive

    are you looking at
    X:/

    X:/ is your drive letter
     
  7. wrettcaughn

    Member wrettcaughn Misunderstood Moral Elitist

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    those files are all normally located in X:/PSP/SYSTEM aren't they?

    are you SURE you're on the root of your card?
     
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    Woops sorry, didn't read the topic
     
  9. Zalda
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    yes, 100%. i am looking at H:\. it seems it's just wiped of or so. but i've just made a clean image file of H:\ and it's 7.51GB, so yeah, the entire drive. i have the entire drive now on my PC, in a .raw format. hopefully i can do something with that
     
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    just managed to get just about all of the data of my memory stick thanks to Recover My Files.
    now i have to find all the save games back, that's really all I really want back...... still would be a lot handier if I could just restore the data of my memory card. IT'S ON THERE, FOR SURE, but how do i access/visible again?
     
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    Recuva will let you search for all sorts of things, give it a try.
     
  12. Zalda
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    i just ended up formatting my memory card and starting all over again [​IMG] i have my savegames from about 2 weeks ago, i'll just use those.
    thanks for all the help though. i'll never use that damn information board again, that fucked it all up
     
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    The memory card could of been filled to maximum capacity and when the psp was downloading the bulletin board, it threw a fit... Same with me and a homebrew downloader i had... Downloaded wagic from there and all hell broke loose..

    My suggestion is to always keep 100mb free and to make sure your card is legit/still functioning properly (buy a new one every 3/4 yrs or so)
     
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    i'll try to remember it!
     

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