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Psp turns on but there is a blank screen

My son and his cousin but a camera on his psp and then put in a game. then my son took the game out and his cousin took the camera off. the psp screen went blank. my son turned the psp off and waited and then turned it back on and the light comes on to show power but the screen is blank. WHAT HAPPEND????????? PLEASE HELP

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  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2007

    the power turns on but the scren does not show

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2008

    psp power light turns on but the screen is blank

  • Anonymous May 21, 2008

    light comes on to show power but the screen is blank.

  • donetello May 26, 2008

    When I turn on my psp the power light is on but the screen is black and won't turn off.

    The tips I used was I take the battery out and it wouldn't work.

  • Anonymous Jun 02, 2008

    i stoped playing it for about 2 weeks and then i went to turn it on and i saw the green light but no color on my screen

  • DavidP25 Jun 03, 2008

    upgraded my psp now the screen is blank

  • Anonymous Jun 03, 2008

    I turn on my psp, the green bulb is on, but the screen is kind of faded and it turns black,still on, and it keeps doing this randomly.



  • Anonymous Jun 13, 2008

    somthing is wrong with my psp i turn it on somthimes its normal but other times it just black it does this randomly whats wrong with it.

  • Highrizer Jun 13, 2008

    Mine turns on, indicative by the circle next to the words, "POWER" turning green, but the screen is blank, and there is no sound. I don't know how to fix it.

  • Bj141 Jun 28, 2008

    green light shows but sreen stays black.

    never dropped it or updated it.

    Its still version 1.5

  • Shanes psp Jul 05, 2008

    power comes on but just a blank screen the in a few seconds it turns off? any clues would help as my kids are ging crazy with out is toy!!

  • Anonymous Jul 13, 2008

    my psp i cann't turn off but the power light is always there with a blank screen what should i do


  • carlacrazzy Jul 13, 2008

    the screen does not turn on i treid taking on the battery and blowing on it my email is carlacrazzy@aol.com please write back to me as soon as posseble

  • zaid_7869 Jul 19, 2008

    i turn the psp on but the power light turns on green but the screen is blank

  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    1 tryed to update it but then i had to cancell it and now when i try to turn it on the green light turns on but the screens black (blank)

  • chanson12 Aug 05, 2008

    Hardly used at all. Green light...no go. Tried all listed solutions, screen is still blank. Looks like a glitch in the overall system when reading everyone else's problems.

  • ericmaster Sep 07, 2008

    everthing woorks the buttons and sond and all that but the screen is black

  • lilrapsta Dec 02, 2008

    i try doing a network update for the newer version of the psp and it failed cause the battary ran out during the installlation and when i try to turn on the it powers up but the screen stays blank plz help me

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    my psp will turn on with sound but no picture help

  • martinlucas Dec 17, 2008

    my psp power comes on but the sceen is blank

  • ggomez0710 Dec 23, 2008

    my sons psp turns on but the screen is blank and u cant tun it off.



  • Anonymous Jan 28, 2009

    psp screen is blank

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    the light comes on but the menu icons wont show

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    eminsalam199 Sep 24, 2012

    I am click fast recovery and psp turn off and later iam turn on psp but psp black screen but power green light and soon psp turn off please me?

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It probably froze try and remove battery. if that dont work turn it on and wait a second then hold the power switch in the off position but do not let go until it turns off that should completey restart it.

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It IS BRICKED use a pandora battery go here for more info: www.console-crazy.com

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You may have just over done it. you may need a new battery to get it to work. when you are adding things to your psp, make sure you understand the power you are going to need. if you overload it it may do the same thing. I say you try a new battery. connie

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My psp just went black with the power light on, i took out the battery and waited 5 minutes and stuck it back in and it worked. My psp is modded i dont know if thats the reason why it worked when i put the battery back on

Posted on Jun 12, 2008

  • mikedinfl Feb 15, 2011

    My psp slim did the same thing but no mods on mine. Had power with plug or battery, power light was on but it had no sound or screen. Also would not turn off unless I removed the battery. Ran the battery down, charged it again(took hours)... I suspected humidity because I left it in my travel trailer for a month(a rainy month). After taking it apart as seen on youtube(not always smart) I used a blowdryer on low heat, from far away for only 30 seconds. Put it back together and it turned on fine the first try. But, then I realized I accidentally disconnected the ribbon for the buttons across the bottom (volume, select, start, etc) I took it apart again and carefully reinserted the end of the ribbon... FINALLY I am playing The Resistance!

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I suggest you take the back off were you can find the battery and then take a look at the screen maybe the screen has just had all it can take? just make sure the screws are in the correct place.

Posted on Oct 17, 2007

Bricked, if you got cfw youre in luck just hold R button and go to recovery mode when you turn on ur psp. if you dont use a little something called GOOGLE

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

Probably you bricked it... it might need a modchip to come back to life..

Posted on Jul 27, 2007

  • a. stenson Jan 03, 2012

    i just had the same prob and tryed everthing from taking the bat out to holding the power but in off position nothing was working i opened my umd door and removed my game that was in it and what do u know once i took out the game everything worked again, good luck!

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