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Psp it's not showing the programs and not reading games. I drop my psp 2001 and now it's powering on but don't show the programs and it sounds like it's stock.

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Follow the below procedure. Its from PlayStation Forum:

1. Turn off Playstation.
2. Hold the power button down; the system will turn on and turn off once again.
3. Once the System has been shutdown, re-press you finger until you hear 2 consecutive beeps
4. When you hear the 2 beeps take finger off power button.
5. You will be prompted to plug in your controller via USB and then hit the PS button
6. The Recovery menu will pop up.

The current Recovery Menu supports:
• Restart System: Restarts the PLAYSTATION System.
• Restore Default Settings: Reset all system settings back to default.
• Restore File System: Checks for corrupt/missing system files.
• Rebuild Database: Rebuilds the OS for the PLAYSTATION.
• Restore PS3 System: Fresh restore; Deletes everything and starts from Scratch.
• System Update: Update the PLAYSTATION System.

Take care.

Posted on May 29, 2010

  • llugo73103 May 29, 2010

    I have an other problem that doesn't allow me to complete the process thet it was sugested. Wen I tur on the psp 2001 the optical lence starts moving repetly times and it sound like it's stock and after like five times stop. what would be the problem.

  • Sulaimon Jimoh Olayemi May 30, 2010


    It could be that the optical lens is weak/bad, try the below steps:

    Put your PSP in Standby Mode. The first thing your going to want
    to know is your model number. It can be found on the back panel of the
    PSP on the serial number label, and it will begin with CECH. Example -

    For models: CECHA01, BO1, E01,
    E01MG, G01, H01, H01MG, K01, LO1, AND P01, it will have a power switch
    on the back. Flip it off then back on and you will have a solid red
    indicator light on the front.

    For models: CECH-2001A and 2001B,
    press the power button on the front until the indicator light turns
    red. If all else fails unplug the power cord and plug it back

    Time to enter Safe Mode. Press and hold your finger over the
    power button on the front until you hear three beeps and the indicator
    light goes back to red. Then release the button. (The second you touch
    it you will hear a beep, that's the first beep. Five seconds later a
    second beep, another five seconds the third and final beep will sound
    then the indicator light will return to red.)

    Press and hold your finger over the power button again until you hear a
    quick double beep. The release the button. (The second you touch it you
    will hear a beep, that's the first beep. Five seconds later a second
    beep, another five seconds you will hear the double beep.)

    You will then see this screen. "Connect the controller with the USB cable, then press the PS button".

    Connect the USB cable to the USB port on the front of your PSP and the
    top of your game controller, (between the left and right bumpers). Then
    Press the PS button in the center of the controller.


    option number 5. (Restore PSP System). Then select yes to perform step.
    You will then see this screen. "The hard disk's file system is corrupt
    and will be restored.

    The PSP will then restart. You will see many different languages, all
    that is is saying is, "Connect the controller with the USB cable, then
    press the PS button". Press the PS button and set your settings when it
    finishes it will start up and its fixed!

    Good luck.



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