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Hi my son just bought a second hand psp and bought a new game that needs the software update that comes with the new game.But we have since found out that the owner before has a non genuine update loaded and we have been told by sony that the only way to fix it so as the new software can be loaded is to give it to them so they can scrub everything .Then load the new software at a considerable cost to us[my son]Is this true or can we still load a non genuine update? thanks Andrew

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Pretty much from what i have seen as a psp owner is that if someone installs custom firmware as you have described it permanantly disables any "official" updates sony has for the psp. SO actually for once a company is telling you the truth in that it is the only way to restore it and not just trying to get money out of you. I did the same thing with mine so i could have a few homebrew features for my psp. Downside is, no updates, ever. I hope this helps

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