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Cant browse memory stick contents in usb mode

The psp connects just fine when you enable usb mode, the pc recognises the connection and opens the contents in new window. however as soon as the window opens no contents or directories or folders are shown, plus the pc reports the incorrect size of the memory stick drive and sees it as a FAT32 storage drive of 888Mb. i have 4 psps all with version 5.71 but only one has this most annoying problem.
furthermore i have a downlaod allpication for the psp which does not see the memory stick drive when the psp is connected.
even though one this psp is in usb mode a drive icon for the removable disk is shown and the folder can be opened(showing empty) no files can be copied to the drive.

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  • spongeboob Mar 08, 2008

    forgive me for posting my own fix to this problem but i must point out that i was led to this discovery as a result of advice given by

    DiZzY21



    under a very correct fix for a similar disturbing problem and have used the logic to fix several problems on my PSP's since



    i have realised that a whole range of problems to do with PSp are related to firmware settings, for some reason these can become corrupted or may differ to the settings that allow the psp to run as expected, especially when non sony approved upgrades ( or downgrades) are applied.



    the solution is as follows:



    shut down psp by holding power button for 4 - 10 seconds or until the power light goes off.

    power up again holing down the R button, this will enter recovery mode.

    use arrow pads to scroll down to configuration, press X

    check that XMB USB device is set to memory stick,

    if it is not, scroll down to XMB Usb device and press X repeateadly until memory stick is selected.

    select back

    then exit recovery mode.





    ( i should point out i have 4 PSP's all with version 3.71 not 5.71 as previously incorrecly stated) and each have exihibited a range of silly and annoying problems,

    (particularly after I my let my pre-school aged children play with them! when important work needs to be done in a child free environment around the house. :-) )

    All problems so far that i have encountered have all been traced back to settings that can be accessed via recovery mode (start up and hold R button)

    i think that most PSP problems relate to the settings under this menu. i am trying to get a list of the ideal settings for this menu which as soon as i've figured out what they should be i will post on this forum.



    If only i knew now how to prevent the little blighters from deleting the games and saved games from the memory stick so that i am not constatntly spending time loading the games and backing up my progress in the games i want to play.(very slow process) even though i have my own memory stick with my stuff on it i always manage to get caught out, its as if they know just when to delete my stuff. !!!!

  • spongeboob Mar 10, 2008



    hi Yogavignesh

    make sure you shut down psp by holding the power off untill light goes out, or approx 4 - 10 seconds.
    then restart holding down the R button, psp should enter recovery mode.
    if it does not
    try removing batteries for a few hours, then try again.






  • djyzn Apr 30, 2008

    i can't go to configuration holding R does not work.

  • Anonymous Jul 19, 2008

    i hav d same problem here.. any other troubleshoot?

  • LiLDaNE Jul 20, 2008

    hey i have tried that think by shutting pspoff completly for 4 to 10 secs and then turn it on holding down R button when you turn it onand it wouldnt enter the recovery mode so if no any other way tell me

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My psp memory sick got brok by me dowloading a scarface game on my memory stick without me knowing when i went out of usb mode i had a lot of memory on my memorycard i really dident know how i did it but eneywase i had and currupted data on my psp so i erased it and it took a wile so i cut my psp off and when i cut it back on i had no more memory left t deleted everything on my psp i cant even get in usb mode when i try i gata go throu manuley treo my computer and things popted up like i gata format my psp and i clicked it and it said erra

Posted on Aug 30, 2008

Ha!! best solution to my problem....never knew that recovery mode existed :) :) :)

thanx a lot

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My psp does not open recovery menu..... what can i do... i tried your suggestion of holding R+power button ... but it wont work

Posted on Mar 09, 2008

My psp can upload pictures and music..but when it comes to videos..it just doesnt work..i do everything right and when i put a video on my psp it would take up the space but still no video at all is stored n my media section.what am i doing wrong?

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