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Home Button Doesen't Work

All I have been hearing is that if you want the home button to work, you need a memory stick. I have a memory stick and it still doesen't work. Whats the problem?

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Most likely the button got disconnected from system. i would suggest just taking it into the shop, or trying to jog it back in by yourself.

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I have bought the Breath of fire 3 game for PSP and i have a formatted 4gb memory stick duo. It tells me over and over that there is insufficient memory. I verified i do not have a fake memory stick.


Does the memory stick work with other games. Did you remove the memory stick and format in windows?.Maybe you formatted using the NTFS file system if formatted in windows.Format the memory stick again in windows to FAT32 and it should work.

You can format any size Memory Stick Duo in the Sony PSP by doing this:
  1. Push the little HOME button on the bottom left of the face of the unit.
  2. Use the arrow keys to move to the SETTINGS area, then move the up and down keys until you get to System Settings.
  3. Once you are there, click on the "X" button and scroll up and down as needed to find Format Memory Stick. Click on "X" again to select that option.
  4. The Sony PSP will now confirm that you want to reformat the memory stick (which removes every file and game save thereon, of course): choose yes and it'll format in just a few seconds.
Now you have a pristine new Memory Stick to work with and should have no problems with music, photos or other material you might seek to copy onto your PSP.
Hope this works...

Jan 19, 2011 | Capcom Breath Of Fire III for PSP

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Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped...


Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software

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If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped working in your digital device,
Sony's Memory Stick Formatter Software may be able to format your Memory Stick in a more compatible way for your device.

Compatible operating systems include:

* Windows® 7 Starter / Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate
* Windows Vista® Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
* Windows® XP Home Edition / Professional
* Windows® 2000 Professional

Preparation

* Confirm that the write-protection switch of the Memory Stick is set to the "Write enable" position.
* Insert the Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot of the device or computer.
* If you are using a file recorded on Memory Stick with another application, quit the application before beginning the formatting process.

The Format Process

Note: Formatting will erase all files in the Memory Stick. Always double-check the Memory Stick contents before formatting to prevent loss of important data.

* To start Memory Stick Formatter, click Start->Programs->Memory Stick Utility->Memory Stick Formatter.
* At the "Drive List" screen, click to highlight the drive letter that represents the Memory Stick device/slot.
* Click the Start Format button.
* At the "Warning..." screen, confirm that you wish to format the Memory Stick, and click OK. Note: To quit the process, click the Cancel button.
* Do not remove the Memory Stick from the Memory Stick slot during formatting, as this may cause corruption.
* At the "Format was successful" message, click OK.
* To quit the Memory Stick formatter utility, click the Exit button.

Download the Sony Memory Stick Formatter Here.

I hope that helps.
____________________________________
Click here for Sony's Memory Card File Rescue software.

on Apr 18, 2010 | Sony 4GB Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Card

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Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped...


Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software

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If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped working in your digital device,
Sony's Memory Stick Formatter Software may be able to format your Memory Stick in a more compatible way for your device.

Compatible operating systems include:

* Windows® 7 Starter / Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate
* Windows Vista® Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
* Windows® XP Home Edition / Professional
* Windows® 2000 Professional

Preparation

* Confirm that the write-protection switch of the Memory Stick is set to the "Write enable" position.
* Insert the Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot of the device or computer.
* If you are using a file recorded on Memory Stick with another application, quit the application before beginning the formatting process.

The Format Process

Note: Formatting will erase all files in the Memory Stick. Always double-check the Memory Stick contents before formatting to prevent loss of important data.

* To start Memory Stick Formatter, click Start->Programs->Memory Stick Utility->Memory Stick Formatter.
* At the "Drive List" screen, click to highlight the drive letter that represents the Memory Stick device/slot.
* Click the Start Format button.
* At the "Warning..." screen, confirm that you wish to format the Memory Stick, and click OK. Note: To quit the process, click the Cancel button.
* Do not remove the Memory Stick from the Memory Stick slot during formatting, as this may cause corruption.
* At the "Format was successful" message, click OK.
* To quit the Memory Stick formatter utility, click the Exit button.

Download the Sony Memory Stick Formatter Here.

I hope that helps.
____________________________________
Click here for Sony's Memory Card File Rescue software.

on Apr 18, 2010 | Sony 2GB Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Card

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My volume dont work is there anyway i can troubleshoot it or restart the whole thing?


How to Fix a PSP Volume Button through Software
Check to be sure that your PlayStation Portable's AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) is turned off.
Start your PSP without a game in it. Choose "Settings," then select "Sound Settings." If the AVLS option is "ON," turn it "OFF."
Check to see that your memory stick is inserted properly if the sound still does not work. This often interferes with the volume control. Remove the memory stick and reinsert it.
Perform a hard reset of your PSP if the volume still does not work. To do this, first unplug your PSP and remove any games or memory sticks. Then remove the battery from its cavity on the back. Press and hold any button for five seconds, then reinstall your battery.
Move on to hardware solutions if none of the above options work
How to Fix a PSP Volume Button through Hardware
Remove your PlayStation Portable's battery pack, any games and memory sticks. Unplug it.
Unscrew all five screws that hold the faceplate onto your PSP. The fifth is hard to locate, so find it just below the screen on the bottom edge.
Clean the button heads underneath the volume buttons with a small cloth. You should also clean the Home button nearby as this often interferes with the volume button.
Return the faceplate and screws, and test your PSP.

Feb 13, 2010 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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Misfunctioning 4GB memory stick pro duo


Are you formatting it with your computer or PSP?

  1. Push the little HOME button on the bottom left of the face of the unit.
  2. Use the arrow keys to move to the SETTINGS area, then move the up and down keys until you get to System Settings.
  3. Once you are there, click on the "X" button and scroll up and down as needed to find Format Memory Stick. Click on "X" again to select that option.
  4. The Sony PSP will now confirm that you want to reformat the memory stick (which removes every file and game save thereon, of course): choose yes and it'll format in just a few seconds.
It that doesn't work - try formatting it with your computer.

Jul 09, 2009 | Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo (2GB) for PSP

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Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped...


Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software

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If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped working in your digital device,
Sony's Memory Stick Formatter Software may be able to format your Memory Stick in a more compatible way for your device.

Compatible operating systems include:

* Windows® 7 Starter / Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate
* Windows Vista® Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
* Windows® XP Home Edition / Professional
* Windows® 2000 Professional

Preparation

* Confirm that the write-protection switch of the Memory Stick is set to the "Write enable" position.
* Insert the Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot of the device or computer.
* If you are using a file recorded on Memory Stick with another application, quit the application before beginning the formatting process.

The Format Process

Note: Formatting will erase all files in the Memory Stick. Always double-check the Memory Stick contents before formatting to prevent loss of important data.

* To start Memory Stick Formatter, click Start->Programs->Memory Stick Utility->Memory Stick Formatter.
* At the "Drive List" screen, click to highlight the drive letter that represents the Memory Stick device/slot.
* Click the Start Format button.
* At the "Warning..." screen, confirm that you wish to format the Memory Stick, and click OK. Note: To quit the process, click the Cancel button.
* Do not remove the Memory Stick from the Memory Stick slot during formatting, as this may cause corruption.
* At the "Format was successful" message, click OK.
* To quit the Memory Stick formatter utility, click the Exit button.

Download the Sony Memory Stick Formatter Here.

I hope that helps.
____________________________________
Click here for Sony's Memory Card File Rescue software.

on Apr 18, 2010 | Sony 1GB Memory Stick PRO Duo Memory Card

Tip

Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped...


Sony Memory Stick Formatter Software

a1d6eab.gif


If your Sony Memory Stick has stopped working in your digital device,
Sony's Memory Stick Formatter Software may be able to format your Memory Stick in a more compatible way for your device.

Compatible operating systems include:

* Windows® 7 Starter / Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate
* Windows Vista® Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate
* Windows® XP Home Edition / Professional
* Windows® 2000 Professional

Preparation

* Confirm that the write-protection switch of the Memory Stick is set to the "Write enable" position.
* Insert the Memory Stick into the Memory Stick slot of the device or computer.
* If you are using a file recorded on Memory Stick with another application, quit the application before beginning the formatting process.

The Format Process

Note: Formatting will erase all files in the Memory Stick. Always double-check the Memory Stick contents before formatting to prevent loss of important data.

* To start Memory Stick Formatter, click Start->Programs->Memory Stick Utility->Memory Stick Formatter.
* At the "Drive List" screen, click to highlight the drive letter that represents the Memory Stick device/slot.
* Click the Start Format button.
* At the "Warning..." screen, confirm that you wish to format the Memory Stick, and click OK. Note: To quit the process, click the Cancel button.
* Do not remove the Memory Stick from the Memory Stick slot during formatting, as this may cause corruption.
* At the "Format was successful" message, click OK.
* To quit the Memory Stick formatter utility, click the Exit button.

Download the Sony Memory Stick Formatter Here.

I hope that helps.
____________________________________
Click here for Sony's Memory Card File Rescue software.

on Apr 18, 2010 | Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7 Digital Camera

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Did not work may memory stick for game.....what


CHANGE THE REGION TO FAKE REGION. THAN CHANGE CHANGE UR UMD READER TO SAY READ FROM MEMORY CARD FROM THE RECOVERY MODE IN THE CONFIGURATION MENUE. HOW TO GET TO THE CONF. MENU PRESS SELCT GO TO RESET THAN HOLD TH R TRIGGER TILL IT COME BACK ON CONF MENU IS THE SECOND ONE CHANGE USB LOAD TO READ FROM MEMORY

Jun 30, 2009 | Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) Console

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How to fix Volume issues in PSP Portable


How to Fix a PSP Volume Button through Software
Check to be sure that your PlayStation Portable's AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) is turned off.
Start your PSP without a game in it. Choose "Settings," then select "Sound Settings." If the AVLS option is "ON," turn it "OFF."
Check to see that your memory stick is inserted properly if the sound still does not work. This often interferes with the volume control. Remove the memory stick and reinsert it.
Perform a hard reset of your PSP if the volume still does not work. To do this, first unplug your PSP and remove any games or memory sticks. Then remove the battery from its cavity on the back. Press and hold any button for five seconds, then reinstall your battery.
Move on to hardware solutions if none of the above options work
How to Fix a PSP Volume Button through Hardware
Remove your PlayStation Portable's battery pack, any games and memory sticks. Unplug it.
Unscrew all five screws that hold the faceplate onto your PSP. The fifth is hard to locate, so find it just below the screen on the bottom edge.
Clean the button heads underneath the volume buttons with a small cloth. You should also clean the Home button nearby as this often interferes with the volume button.
Return the faceplate and screws, and test your PSP.

on Feb 13, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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How to "Format" your memory Stick on Sony PSP.


With Memory Sticks, SD etc, I recommend that every so often, regardless, and particularly, when you first buy a memory stick. You must reformat it on the Sony PSP. So that anything added by the memory stick manufacturer is removed, along with any hidden files you might have accidentally added.
You can format any size Memory Stick Duo in the Sony PSP by doing this:
  1. Push the little HOME button on the bottom left of the face of the unit.
  2. Use the arrow keys to move to the SETTINGS area, then move the up and down keys until you get to System Settings.
  3. Once you are there, click on the "X" button and scroll up and down as needed to find Format Memory Stick. Click on "X" again to select that option.
  4. The Sony PSP will now confirm that you want to reformat the memory stick (which removes every file and game save thereon, of course): choose yes and it'll format in just a few seconds.
Now you have a pristine new Memory Stick to work with and should have no problems with music, photos or other material you might wish to copy onto your PSP.

on Feb 12, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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