should I downgrade this PSP to 6.20 or keep it at 6.60 to hack?

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  1. lemonkeyface
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    hello,

    I just bought a second hand PSP Go on a flea market that came with 6.60. according to the softmod guide (the stickied one by "Rydian") I need to know if my PSP is capable of running 6.20 or has previously run 6.20, but I don't know if that's the case. is there a way to figure that out or should I just use the 6.60 hack there?

    thanks in advance,
    Stanley
     
  2. osm70

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    Chronoswitch will install 6.20 on anything.
     
  3. lemonkeyface
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    I get that, but the guide states there's potential risks. do these risks include potentially bricking my system?
     
  4. Foxi4

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    Chronoswitch has failsafes that prevent that from happening, but as with any type of modding, there's always a risk. If you follow the instructions, install the correct firmware and make sure that the system is charging so as to not lose power mid-way through the process, you should be fine.
     
  5. lemonkeyface
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    cool, thanks.
     
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    I don't get why 6.20 is all the rage, I can do anything 6.20 can on my 6.60 CFW...
     
  7. lemonkeyface
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    eh, now that you mention it, I don't really know why I want to go with 6.20 either. it's already downgrading now and the guide didn't mention any differences so yeah.
     
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    6.20 allows you to use a different exploit, one that boots automatically when you start the system, nullifying the need to use Fast Recovery.
     
  9. trumpet-205

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    6.20 will automatically boot into CFW once hacked. In 6.60 you'll need to run Fast Recovery each time you coldboot PSP, which takes about 5 to 10 seconds to complete.

    Other than that no differences.
     
  10. lemonkeyface
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    then I'm fine with 6.20 lmao. thanks everyone.