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I put a brand new disc in the psp, the only thing that pops up is the hour glass with a solid background and the game never loads. Please contact me at:

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  • anddom Mar 10, 2008

    if it is the drive, can it be fixed and where do I go?



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You can play other games? if not the problem is your drive, if yes, you may exchange your new disk.

Posted on Mar 10, 2008

  • Sergio Scalfaro
    Sergio Scalfaro Mar 10, 2008

    if is the driver there is some products that clean the cd, if this dont work you must change the drive.



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Hmm there might be something wrong with the drive or the XMB software (read: firmware) which controls the PSP.

You can try updating the PSP to a more recent firmware (if possible) by using it's online update feature or by downloading it from the PlayStation website.

If that won't work I think it's an hardware defect and in that case you'll need to contact Sony PlayStation tech. support.

If you need help updating your PSP unit, let me know.

P.S. No need to type in caps, just sounds like you are screaming ;)



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