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Will not power off

Hi, I am a new PSP owner and seem to have locked the screen It won't turn off and the screen is saying something in Chinese .Think my little brother has been playing with it!!

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Re: Will not power off

It sounds like the firmware is corrupt, It probably says press O to restore, but it's in Chinese. Try that.

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