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PSP system says to update system software and wont update - we are going round in circles.

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  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2007

    wont update past2.80

  • owengilbert Dec 25, 2007

    got firmware 1.5 trying to upgrade to 3.8

  • IMAJ8 Dec 25, 2007

    i have the version 2.71 and i am trying to get it were i can add music to the psp

  • owengilbert Dec 25, 2007


    The system configuration of this PSP system does not appear to be correct. The update cannot be completed. Contact technical Support for Assistance. (DRNFFFFFCD)

    Thanks Ow

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2008

    the same for me except i have 1.50

  • lividagentm Jan 25, 2008

    i have the same problem i have 1.50 and it wont let me update to any other firmware. If i cant update the firmware than I cant play most games. I tried restoring the defualt setting too.

  • chickenracer Jan 29, 2008

    technical support for assistance (DRNFFFFFCD) FOR PSP

    could you tell me how to do it at the moment i got ver3.03.

    when i tried too update i get the message about.

    I think it's been hack i am not sure.



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What firmware are you running with now and what version you wanna go for?

Posted on Dec 25, 2007

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    Frank Lee Dec 25, 2007

    Can you give specific error information given by the updater? It helps me to help you.

  • Frank Lee
    Frank Lee Dec 26, 2007

    Good good, have you ever try to hack you psp? I mean things like downgrade, custom firmware installation, ect. If you never did, you can try to select settings=>system settings=>restore default settings, and then try to update see if anything changes.

    If you haven't tried to hack it, and the reset does not work, your psp probably was hacked before and the idstorage was messed up, it's not a big deal if you don't update the firmware. I have written a little tip in this section, and if you want to repair that your self, grab your self a set of pandora kit (battery and memory stick), in case you bricked your psp and you can unbrick it.



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