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Psp reset im basically tryin to find out how reset my psp because yesterday my little brother was listening to my songs and all of a sudden the screen shows rainbow stripes going down and then the screen turns off. he passes it to me and i switch the power on but the only thing that lights up is the green power switch, not the screen, i try to switch it off and it wont turn off.can anyone give me a answer on how to fix my problem,please, thank u for ur time.

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  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2007

    rainbow lines came up on the psp and screen went black but the green light is on and i cant turn it off

  • Anonymous Nov 06, 2007

    the power light comes on for a minute and then turns off

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2007


  • grasslobster Dec 02, 2007

    that's the same thing that happened to me. Only mine just froze black during an update. Now I can turn the power on but I can't see a damn thing. I've tried turning the power off and on, taking my game and my memory stick out. Nothing. Just blackness........ >: (

  • lalog Dec 03, 2007

    keeps tureing off

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2007

    same prpblem

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2008

    psp wont turn on

  • FLAME1997 Feb 21, 2008

    same here

  • psp1 Apr 11, 2008

    it happen 2 me to i have only a black screen i can only listen 2 music how can i fix it

  • cariberri Jun 01, 2008

    i dropped my psp and now wheni turn it on there is only a green screen and the only way to shut it off is to take the battery out and i cant listen to music or play games nothing just a green screen with no writing

  • big ticket Jun 24, 2008

    turns power button on lights green streen black but it keep going off nothing coms up on screen befor it goes off

  • Anonymous Jul 14, 2008

    the psp shut off and know only the green light comes on

  • bec_stokman Jul 27, 2008


    my psp will not turn on at all, when trying to turn it on, the green light flases for a second and nothing works. have tried taking the battery out and putting it back in, then trying again, doesnt work. have tried with it just plugged in to ac without the battery, but still not result. does anyone have any suggestions??

  • irefle Aug 03, 2008

    Hello, My freind tried to upgrade the system and somthing it not worked properly. So it is funny! :) But today I power on the psp than the green ligths appering about 10 seconds after that nothing else happened. Could you have some advice to me. Thanks in advance.

  • Anonymous Nov 09, 2008

    my psp says please wait...... and it wont change screens and it wont let me turn it off how can i fix dat???/



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Go to ebay, and put PSP Unbricker into the search bar......

Posted on Dec 19, 2007


Excuse me inga ur stupid that is not a fuckin solution you ******* ******.

Posted on Jul 10, 2008


Hold the power button in the up position for about 10 seconds this will reset the psp then move the power button {it may take up to 2 times} if that fails renove the battery and put it back in

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Thats what happend to mine but I droped it in water

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