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The game could not be started..

Is there a sure solution to this problem? my psp could not open any game i have.. is there an appropriate update available to download.., what is it? help me please.. thanks alot..

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If you have slim psp upgrade it to firmware 3.90 m33 or 4.01 m33-2,to read your cso or iso files, go to the psp technician to help you to you to upgrade,because they use a pandoras battery to upgrade your psp,.you cant upgrade your psp without the pandoras battery..

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How to upgrade sony psp


Go to us.playstation.com and download the latest PSP update. Connect your PSP to your computer using a USB cable. Wait for your computer to recognize that the PSP is connected (a bubble should appear that says "New hardware detected" or something similar).

Once you computer sees the PSP, go to "My Computer" and look for the PSP. It should be called "Removable Disk" and have an icon.

Open the removable disk icon, and look for a folder called "PSP." Open that folder, and then open the folder inside of it called "GAME." If either of those two folders don't exist, create them by right clicking, clicking "create new folder," and name the folder correctly in all caps with no spaces.

Once you have opened the "GAME" folder, create a new folder inside it using the method above, only this time name it "UPDATE." Open that folder, then drag and drop the file you downloaded for the Playstation website (should be called Eboot.pbp).

Disconnect your PSP. Fully charge it, then turn it on and select "Memory Stick" in the "Games" area. You PSP should then prompt you to press start to update your firmware version. Press start, and then just let it do it's thing.

Mar 12, 2011 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Everytime i started to update my psp to version 3.51 it tells me that THE GAME COULD NOT BE STARTED (DADADADA). what is this and what will i do with this? my current version right now is 3.40 OE-A


If u r trying to update ur psp by any umd in this firmware, It may not be possible so all u have to do is download the update file(official update whichever version u like) and copy it inside a folder named UPDATE, the UPDATE folder should be inside a folder named PSP. The folder PSP could be found at the front(root folder) or when you open ur psp drive by using a computer...
NOTE: a)Do not cancel or switch off the psp during update...
b)Do not rename the update that you have downloaded...

Mar 10, 2011 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Hi i want to ask how to downgarde psp 6.20 to 5.50 without pandora battery please help me in that...thank you


Hi

You can downgrade your psp without a pandora battery but you will need a Lumines game hack,Follow these steps to do so.

Download the 5.50.pbp file. Rename the 5.50.pbp file to "UPDATE.PBP." Connect your PSP to your computer with the USB cable and select "USB Connection" to place the PSP into USB mode. A window will appear on your computer and you will be able to see the PSP memory stick files.

Download the downgrade pack. Open the "MS_ROOT" folder from the downgrade pack. Right-click the "PSP" folder and click "Copy." Go back to the PSP memory stick and right-click it. Click "Paste" and "Yes" to overwrite the data.


Right-click the UPDATE.PBP file that you downloaded in step one and click "Copy." Open the "PSP" folder on the PSP memory stick and you will see the "GAME" folder. Open this folder to reveal the "UPDATE" folder. Right-click the "UPDATE" folder and click "Paste" to transfer the update file to your PSP memory stick. The downgrade pack and 5.50 update file are on the PSP memory stick. Press the "O" button to safely disconnect the PSP from your computer.

Insert the Lumines PSP game into the PSP drive. Select the game from the PSP menu to start. Press the "Start" button when you get to the Lumines start screen. Your screen will blink red and will turn completely blue. You will be brought back to the PSP screen. It is important to not press any buttons before you get to the Lumines start screen.

Go to the game section of the PSP menu and you will now be able to see the "x.yz update" application. Select it with the "X" button to start it. Press the "X button from the main menu to start the downgrading process. Press "X" again to reboot the PSP when the downgrade has completed. You have now downgraded your PSP to 5.50 firmware.


Jul 31, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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I just downloaded the psp update 6.20 how do i put it on the psp


go on game and then memory stick open folder and it will automatically start when you charge

Mar 07, 2010 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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How can i play the games from memeory card in psp 3000 slim model game


ok well i just bought mine but it was used and i looked at the official firmware and it was 4.20, so i used the official update 5.03 and then updated it to that official firmware and then i used chickhen for my firmware 5.03 and then i used Gen A to play psp and playstation games! if you look in system settings then look at system info youl will see ur firmware, if it is below 5.03 then use this method with these files

http://rapidshare.com/files/307164750/psp_3001_only_for_5.03_and_below.rar.html

ok download this file i made for you, then extract all 4 files.

extract psp 5.01 fw update and put the eboot file in a folder named UPDATE and place that folder in your psp. hook your psp up to your computer and go to psp then game and put the update folder in game.

now make sure you have a full battery or at least a half charged batt with the charger on it! repeat keep your chrager on at all times from now on. now go to ur psp and chose the game option and the update folder will be there and hit x and it will go to the update process and just hit yes and agree to the terms and it will update the psp to ofw 5.03 and it will ask to shutdown. now turn on the psp and check system info to see if it is 5.03. it should be

no hook the psp back up to the computer and go to the picture folder and delete and pictures you have. now extract the chickhen file and put the slim picture folder with the files in the picture folder. put the chckhen for psp slim in the picture folder on your psp[ make sure that the pictures are in the chickhen fold} just open the slim folder and put the chickhen folder in ur psp picture folder k
and make sure you also put the h.bin in the root of the psp. this means the first folder you see when you open the psp. if you dont know what root of a card is then find out, its the very first folder thing that comes up when you open ur psp memory stick on ur computer

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ok see the folder psp and others thats your root. put the h.bin file there,


ok and now you can put the 5-03gen-for-hen files in your psp. hook uo your psp to the computer and go to PSP then GAME look to see what the name if your psp drive is and run the the file called lauch me in the gen file for hen and it will bring up a menu. select what psp you have 3001 for you and then chose full install and psp install chose yes and then put the drive letter or name in the psp unit drive box. for instance if your psp drive name is G then just put G. you can see what the drive name or letter is by looking at the root folder and look up at the right top corner and it will say the name. then hit start and it will finish pretty quicly.


ok now go to ur pictures folder and open the chickhen and dont press anything and it should load if not then try again and when it does go green and load go to ur game folder and run the installer loader file and the hit L or R to install custom firmware then whens its done hit O and it will load in the fully hacked mode which lets you play psp games and psx games as well.
you never have to install the custom firmware and but you have to uyse the loader every time you turn it completely off.

see when you turn it off completely then hack is gone but all you have to do is run Chickhen again from the picture folder the run the installer loader and hit just O and it will load fully hacked again. you must repeat this step when ypu turn it off

Nov 14, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Slim...

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How can i update the firmware of my psp in firmware 6.00


  1. Get the firmware upgrade data. You can get one on the official PSP website[1]. When clicking Download Now, remember to Save it, not open it. The file name should be EBOOT.PBP Save somehwhere where you can access it easily e.g. Desktop, My Documents, C:\. 180px-psp_619.jpg magnify-clip.png
  2. Plug in your USB cable that you have bought or had to your PC or Computer (same thing). On your PSP you should go to System Settings and on the 2nd from the top press (X) on USB Connect. On your computer it should say something like New Hardware detected USB Mass Storage Device. In My Computer there should be something named "Removable Disk"
  3. Click on the Removable Disk and inside there might (might not be) be a folder named "PSP". Click on the PSP folder to go inside of it and inside the PSP there might be a subfolder named "GAME".
  4. Inside the GAMES folder, create a new folder and name it UPDATE in caps, no spaces. Inside that UPDATE folder drag and drop that EBOOT.PBP that you downloaded earlier.
    • If the PSP folder and GAME folder are not there, you can just create them. Remember that the folder name MUST be in CAPITAL LETTERS and the the GAMES folder is INSIDE the PSP folder, don't mess this up or your PSP will ignore your folders
  5. "Safely Remove Hardware" -- this should be in your Icon Bar on the Right side of your start bar.
  6. Fully charge your PSP and plug it into the wall. Go to the Games Area; there should be an Icon that says Memory Stick Choose that by Pressing "X" and you'll see PSP Update Version *.** (* meaning what version you've downloaded onto your PSP).
  7. Press PSP Update Version *.**, It'll clear the screen for a few seconds and come back on saying "PSP System Software Version *.**" It has a "Start" option or says that you already have that version. Press the Start if you want to upgrade.
  8. Go through the User Agreement and start the upgrade Process. When it starts, remember not to even touch that PSP. Just leave it alone on the floor, desk , chair, etc.

[edit]Steps-Method 2
  1. Go to network update, under Settings.
  2. The PSP searches for possible updates.
  3. When the updates come, bypass all agreements etc. by pressing X button.
  4. Let it update in peace.

[edit]Steps-Method 3
  1. Make sure you have a UMD inserted.
  2. Go to game and choose PSP update.

Oct 28, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Slim...

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Firmware 4.01 is not installing in my psp


I think you are trying to install a CFW update on an OFW PSP. Just rename 401.PBP to EBOOT.PBP and get rid of the other EBOOT.PBP.

Dec 24, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Psp


First Tell me about your PSP firmware Version. If its a orginal SONY firmware you can't play the games from the memory stick. If you are in custom firmware follow this procedure.

1.press the SELECT button so you will get the M33 VSH MENU

CPU Clock XMB - Default
CPU Clock GAME - Default
USB Device - Memory Stick
UMD ISO MODE - Sony NP9660
ISO VIDEO MOUNT - NONE

Make sure that its showing as per the above values. if not change it to the above values.

If still the problem continues check these too..

Go to the recovery menu.>>> configuration >>> Game folder homebrew (currently: 3.XX or 4.XX kernel)

if its showing 1.50 change it to 3.xx or 4.xx

also

Go to Recovery >> Advanced >> Advanced Configuration
and make sure that both the options are Disabled.....

Jul 24, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Cant upgrade psp


Here's what you can do:

1. Connect your PSP to your PC.
2. Check if the proper folders are on it's Memory Stick. There is
a folder called PSP which had the following folders
underneath.


GAME
PICTURE
VIDEO
SYSTEM

3. The folder you need is GAME. Go in there and create a subfolder called UPDATE.

4. Go to www.playstation.com

5. Look for your local site.

6. Look in the PSP section for firmware updates. Here's the link for the most recent firmware update for the USA.
[PSP Firmware 3.80]

* If you need other regional firmware you'll need to look for it yourself or tell me where you from.

7. Download the file in the above link to a convenient place such as your desktop. Then copy it to the recently created UPDATE folder.

8. Safely disconnect your PSP.

9. Start up your PSP and go to the Game section of it, select Memory Stick. You should now see the file.

10. Open the file by pressing X. The update procedure starts. Be sure to follow the on screen instructions.

If you want to read these steps over again, click this link:
[Updating PSP via PC]

Warning: do not use firmware other then placed on Sony PlayStation's official site. For it might damage your system and it will never boot again. Also make sure the battery is fully charged (a charge of 50% will not do, the update utilty won't allow the update). Since it can take an few minutes you best connect it to it's power supply.

NEVER interupt an update by shutting your unit down, removing battery, removing stick, removing power. The damage done is not covered by Sony's warranty.

About the issue for the connection with your PS3 unit. It's true, you need one of the most recent firmwares.

I hope this helped you out, please rate my solution.

Greetings,

DarkNeogen

Jan 25, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Downgrade PSP from 3.80


It's impossible to downgrade your PSP from it's current version. I'm not quite sure why you'd want to downgrade, but maybe you should upgrade (If a version is available) again and see if you like that version better. ^-^

Jan 05, 2008 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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