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PSP malfunction...When I press the brightness button once, not holding the button down, the whole screen goes black, when I press the home button, And I try to select yes or no when it asks if i wanna go the the main menu i cant move, it's get stuck there. so when i wanna go to the main screen , I have to reset my PSP. the bottom buttons are messed, can anyone help?

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  • steve1023 Feb 26, 2008

    PSP malfunction

  • eplus Feb 26, 2008

    when I press the home button, And I try to select yes or no when it asks if i wanna go the the main menu i cant move, it's get stuck there.

  • jimmy730 Mar 24, 2008

    yeah the scrren turns black after i press the home button the volume goes mute but u can turn it back on but the screen stays black but you can still hear the sounds when move the buttons and select music and videos

  • Anonymous Jul 23, 2008

    all the arrows go different ways

  • bitesize786 Aug 07, 2008

    i got a problem with mine, mines kinda screwed it keeps going down. jus like as if u r pressing the down button, its really strange





  • lacyegirl Feb 02, 2009

    my psp button keeps going to the side and i can't get it to stop!

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I have a question when i played my psp i was palying fight night at that night and then when i press the offense control in the fight night its a boxing game so when it my psp hanged can anyone help me pls im so worried:( pls help me just email me at fbernados@gmail.com

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

Have you downgraded , hacked it or put homebrew on it ?

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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The buttons are bad or something

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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It worked! but when i played the game, the "cwcheat" menu keeps on appearing (seplugin that appears when you press select button). It wouldnt stop >.<
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http://forums.qj.net/psp-general-help/151111-psp-slim-start-button-stuck.html
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got another comment that says it worked from him when he bought one himself.
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