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Wont play games or movies

We have had our psp for about 2 years now, worked great, then one day when we put a game in we didnt have an icon to play the game. Same for a movie. Its like the program was erased or something. Anybody have any ideas?

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Re: wont play games or movies

I know half of the anwser to this. All i know is you gotta unscrew 5 screws and open up the psp. then you have to reattach a orange tape or wires. it depends on which one is disconnected. but once you open it, you'll know which one to reconnect. i know which screws to unscrew in order to open it, but its complicated to explain. But if you reattach the orange tape or wires your psps will be able to play movies and games. or simplier let gamestop check it out. thats my advice.

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My psp is doing the same thing. it makes the cranking noise but it just sits there and loads but after like 2 minutes it sais the umd could not be read??!! whats up with that?!?!

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Re: wont play games or movies

By your discription, it sounds like the UMD drive is not working. Are you saying the UMD's are not reading? Comment back please, I will get an email that you posted a new comment.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

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The UMD games are universal, which mean any game can be played on any psp. But the UMD movies are region specific, you can only play UMD movie with the region set according to your psp.

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