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How do I reboot or restart psp to original or factory settings

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Re: How do I reboot or restart psp to original or factory...

Can you please help me i have been tryin to fix my psp for a week now it won't work because every time i turn it on it just shows the main menu screen but not any options and if i put a game in it won't make a difference it just has my background

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

Re: How do I reboot or restart psp to original or factory...

Restore Default Settings

From the XMB menu, go to [Settings] > [System Settings] > [Restore Default Settings]. Once you select Restore Default Settings, you will see a list of settings that will be restored. Scroll through them and press the X button to restore the settings.

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

Re: How do I reboot or restart psp to original or factory...

Not defalt settings but factory settings, not just the settings you configure things like the firmware

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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PSP internal error 80410a0b when trying to connect to internet via wifi on all three of my PSP's. I have 8 computers and 2 smart phones that connect just fine

  1. Take out the UMD disc from the back of the PSP if one is inserted.
  2. Take out your memory card from the memory card reader if one is inserted.

  3. Turn on your PSP.

  4. Go to the "Settings" tab in the Cross Media Bar and select "System Settings."

  5. Select "Restore Default Settings" and confirm that you wish to restore all settings to the factory defaults.

  6. Restart your PSP.

  7. Try connecting to the Internet again. If you still get the 80410A0b error, try connecting to another network. If you successfully establish a connection to another network, your router is at fault. If you cannot connect to the second network, your PSP's Wi-Fi card could be damaged and may need repairs.

Jan 12, 2011 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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How to reboot psp

HOLD R1 key and turn on the power. Voila

May 04, 2010 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Trying to reset ps 2 to factory

Hello :

1: Remove the battery from the left side of the PSP while it is still onThe unit will power down instantly. Wait ten seconds and then replace the battery.
2: Press both clear shoulder buttons at the top of the PSP and keep them held while the PSP reboots. A "Recovery" mode will be initiated.
3: Press down on the control pad to locate a "recovery" folder. This will contain all of your PSP content, including games, music, videos and podcasts that are saved on the device. Highlight this folder and press the "X" button to begin reinstalling your content.

Warnings :
If you would like to reset your PSP while it is working normally, you can do so by going to the Settings menu and selecting "System Reset." This will get rid of all your content and restore the PSP to factory settings (and subsequently remove all of your content.)

Or try this for hard resetting :
1: Locate your Power button on your PSP. Push the power button up for 10 seconds.
2: The PSP will and should shut off. Leave the PSP off for 30 seconds.
3: Turn your PSP back on by flicking the power button up very quickly. If it doesn't turn on, try pushing the power button forward very quickly again. (sometimes you have to do it 2-3 times)
4: Your PSP should be working now. If not, then you may have a firmware problem.

Do not have your PSP plugged into a power supply.
If your PSP doesn't turn off after 10 seconds (of power button being help up) then remove your battery and wait 30 seconds, and then replace

good luck .

please don't forget to rate !

Apr 05, 2010 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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I have this information in my psp: Setting

we have a same pr0blem. The only soluti0n is hold select botton start triangle nd square.den turn ur unit on. The unit will reboot it self nd bck to original fact0ry settings.

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Virtual Keyboard PSP does not work well ?


Just restore your psp settings back to the original factory settings. Once this is done you can try it once more. Hope this helped.

Kind Regards

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Does any one no how to unbloke a PSP? Forgot password an now has blocked me out? Thanks

All you have to do is, restore your PSP to the factory settings.

Try this:
1. Pull out your memory stick (MS) (do this, unless you also want to clear your MS.)
2. Go to settings> System Settings> Factory reset.
3. After the PSP restarted, you have your password set to 0000

Hope that will help =]

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Pssword problem

in the psp menu, go to settings, go to system settings, go to restore default settings. the psp will reboot with the factory settings. factory password should be 0000

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try to restart the wierless modem an also restor factory settings on the psp

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Try to restore defualt settings: scroll left to settings in menu, scroll down to system settings, press "x" and find restore defualt settings(press "x" and will restart again.

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PSP lite two week old going find till now

go down to the store and find a cleaner disk for psp they are few and far between. put the cleaner disk in and restart the psp, as in factory settings, you have a small memory dubp problem, thats causing a little visual and sometines audeo delay or lag in the screen.


good luck, lamby!

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