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My psp i just tbought it off a friend. he said he had it for two months and i got it today it has not been charged in a while and when i plug it in to charge it will not turn on. do i have to wait till its fully charged?

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Try waiting awhile this happed to me and I let it sit for a couple days and then it worked fine. See if you can drain the battery and then try pluging it in

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Hi Wakeskater,


I got a feeling it has possibly been  Bricked. This means someone was loading a Upgrade or Adding a program and inerupted the progress in the middle of loading.  The Bios truips out and the PSP dies. Basically becoming a paper weight or Brick. This is what htey refer to as Bricked.  I am not saying yours definitely is. .

Remove the battery, and use paper towel folded over a toothpick  and dampen the paper with Rubbing alcohol.  Rub the contacts of the battery to see if that gets the connection made. 


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No. The PSP should work without a battery as long as its plugged into the mains. Does the red or green light illuminate when switched on? Maybe he sold you a 'brick'.

Posted on Oct 16, 2007

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