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PSP won't turn on

My son has a PSP and it won't work for him now. We got it out and tried to turn it on and it won't. When you try to turn it on the green light flashes and does nothing else. Any suggestions?
I saw something about bricked, what is that?

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Re: PSP won't turn on

It seems your psp is bricked you may want to create a pandora battery together with the memory stick you can find lots of guide on how to do it and here is one of the best and most easiest way to create one ( you need to create a username first before you can read the guide/download the files ) is the link

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Re: PSP won't turn on

Have you tried doing .
Try taking the battery completely out and then back in. If that doesn't work, take it out, put it back in and then try turning it on while the charger is plugged in.


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