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PSP Error 80020148 when playing FIFA 08 UMD

Need advise on this matter! I've just bought FIFA 08 UMD and when tried to play it encounter error 80020148 that game cannot load. When I tried to update it, it will prompt DADADADA - game cannot load message again.

Think its becos my PSP is a modified set which allows me to play ISO games... Is there anyway which I can go about updating my PSP which will allow me to still play my ISO games and at the same time play new UMD games? I've read in forums about "bricking" PSP, can someone advise me how to go about doing it safely! :) thanks!

PS: Check my system setting, think my PSP is at version 3.03

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  • comedy 30 Apr 01, 2008

    I have the same problem when trying to play my NBA 2008 game. It keeps giving me an error (The game cold not be started. (80020148) Once the umd loads, it shows the previews, but I keep receiving this message upon startup.

    A previous answer to a post stated to dowload updates. I'm a new PSP owner, and I don't know how to do that if that's the remedy.

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    had to bye new ps3 started to play fifa 14 but have been locked out of fut part of game.



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Alright turn off your psp by holding down the power switch for atleast five seconds. when it is turned off hold down the right trigger (the R1 button) then at the same time hold down the power switch button to get to the recovery menu. after that go to configuration then somewhere amongst all of the displayed lines one of them should either say no umd or umd required toward the end of the text. if it says umd required change it to where it says no umd. then go back and go to advance then advance configuration and disable all and this should solve your problem. hope i helped.

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I know how to fix these just email me guyz..

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Change umd driver in cfw menu

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