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PSP SCREEN FLICKERS AND GOES SLOW IN MAIN MENU

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When I turn on my PSP and it goes into the main menu and the screen starts to flicker and when I navigate around it goes really slow. When I load into a UMD game it play fine though (from a UMD disk or off the memory card), it plays at a normal pace and the screen doesn't flicker at all. I have recently had my PSP moded and thought this might be an issue. Although for a week after the mod the PSP worked fine even loading games off of my memory stick. The PSP is a slim and only a month old, now that it is moded I think I am also screwed for my warranty. Can anyone give me some advice?

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  • jaibie24 Feb 21, 2008

    hi! i have the same problem. ive taken out the memory stick and tried to use it. for a few seconds it is fine but starts to flicker after and runs very slow on the main menu and when opening videos games etc....anyone pls help. i used to have 3.80 m33-5 and updated it recently to 3.90 m33

  • spongeboob Mar 08, 2008

    precisely the same problem , recently upgraded to version 5.71 tried the usual steps, such as rebbooting and systems restore under settings etc.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2008

    mine is doing the same thing but it's been a couple of weeks and it keeps doing that

  • ututin May 01, 2008

    my psp get so slow when i open it!

  • maniacrebel Jul 11, 2008

    The exact same problem....Mine's the old version and the screen flickers but is very slow...now I dont know what to do!

  • am_kenneth Aug 03, 2008

    try this one.. press the video button for 2-4 seconds, the screen will go black then press it again so that the display will comes back

  • Anonymous Aug 23, 2008

    When I turn on my PSP and it goes into the main menu and the screen
    starts to flicker and when I navigate around it goes really slow. plsss help me what can i do?

  • ajinkyanamah Nov 03, 2008

    even my psp has same problem n i too crackd 1 mnth earlier !!!!

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    what is the video button

  • muqadam77 Apr 30, 2009

    thanx a lot "guest", you have done the job. I recommend others to follow "guest's" suggestion.

  • ShadowBehold May 11, 2010

    Oh wow ty so much Dizzy! and the same EXACT thing happened to me.... like with the moding and everything!!! =D

  • frozenchen May 11, 2010

    where can i find the cpu clock?

    under what setting?

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    heLLLLLPppppPPPP.......

  • hacker Apr 30, 2013

    Uninstall the cfw and install it again

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Ok...this sounds crazy but it happened to one of my PSPs. I updated the firmware on my system and the menu started stalling and taking a long time to respond. I shut the PSP all the way down....holding the power button until the light shuts off (about 4 or 5 seconds)...Hold the R button and power the system on again (you should be in recovery mode)...go to CPU speed and make sure it is either set at "Default" or "222"....I belive 222 is the default setting....also make sure the UMD is also set at "Default" or 222....if you're going to use the UMD.

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Turn it off and then when restarting it hold down the R button. This will put it into recovery mode then go down to CPU options and change the XMB Cpu speed back to default it probably was at 20 or something and that is not enough to run the psp properly hope this helps

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Open psp in recovery mode select advanced option reset and flash that is all,manilal

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You should have custom firmware enabler in your memory stick enter that and then go settings then cpu speed xmb change to default

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Try this one.. press the video button for 2-4 seconds, the screen will go black then press it again so that the display will comes back

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Thats a hardware issue not firmware check display of your psp

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I had exactly the same issue (screen flickering at boot and very slow boot speed and all around slow navigation speed on the psp menu, but the games where playable).
This is how to solve it:
Shut down the psp entirely by pressing the power switch up for a few secs until its really off.Press the R button and kep it pressed while turning on the console.You are now in the recovery menu, go down to CPU options and change the XMB and CPU speed to Default/DefaultExit, reboot and enjoy your recovered PSP.

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Power down the psp complete by holding up the power button until switch is down,then hold the R trigger while turning on the psp for menu and set XMD to default [u may set it to 333 but still be the same as default]

Posted on May 21, 2015

In the home menu off the psp press select and then the cpu clock XMB must be set to default thats what i did

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Yes i try a new memory card? if not just take it back but don,t exsplain what you done and if they do i just lave it a lone

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lol you guys have to google once in your lives, go to your XMB and press select then you will see something with XMB clock speed. most likely your speed will be in the low values. just change the value to 222 mhz or higher and your problem will be fixed

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Go to psp recovery menu and set the CPU speed in XMD to default, it should work

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