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No sound My psp speakers have stopped working ever sense i took out my headphones. When i took out my headphones I saw this whiteish-grey ovel that said "Off". ever sense the sound only works if i have headphones in. Please help me.

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  • scooter49242 Jan 11, 2008

    My psp won't go into recovery mode, and suggestions?



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Try to restore to default setting, ( on setting menu) if it not work you'll need reflashing your psp under recovery menu.

hopefully this helps. Pls post back should you need additional information.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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    Purnomo Jan 11, 2008

    "Recovery Mode" is available if your PSP have Custom Firmware Installed. To boot under "Recovery Mode" > full turn off your psp (hold power button +3sec) > hold R(right trigger) while turn on psp. then select "Advance" > "Format Flash1 and Reset settings.".

    If your psp haven't Custom firmware installed you can't boot into recovery mode. and you'll need Pandora's magic stick to reflashing your psp.



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