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Charge is complete but wont go on wthout power connected

I charge the light goes off...but wont work unless the power cable is connected...tried to charge wyth usb on the comp but thats nt wrkng either...have to go on a 11 hr plane ride tmrw pls help

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Re: charge is complete but wont go on wthout power...

I am sorry to say this...but chances are that your battery has malfuntioned or simply can't hold a charge anymore. If you want to be 100% sure try the battery in another PSP...and if it works then there is eomthing wrong with your PSP (this second scenerio is highly unlikely). I recommecnd getting a new battery. Good luck!

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