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I got a PSP as a present

The warranty on it from Best Buy is under somebody else's name. I came to Massachusetts and unpacked and come to realize that the PSP won't turn on. I switch it on and the green light will stay on for maybe 4-5 seconds and blink a couple times. Then it will shut off. The screen stays off and nothing will happen . Even with a game in there it will not do anything. HELP

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Re: I got a PSP as a present - Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console Video Game Consoles

Maybe your psp is bricked.

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Greetings psphelp1464,

If the screen is cracked, then it would not be covered under the warranty and they would be unable to exchange. If the screen is just defective and not cracked, then we should be able to do an exchange. Unfortunately it would require an entire new PSP because this is the procedure followed when a unit is exchanged. If you have any data on your present unit, I would recommend removing it before the exchange so you do not lose any data.

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