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GOT ANNOYED WHILE PLYIN MY PSP GAME

After a certain time say 10 mins while playing the psp it suddenly ask if i want to quit game or not ... except without touching the home button to quit the game voluntarily ..... i heard some people say the button might be dislocated or someting like that.... anyway it stills show up suddenly of asking to quit the game or not.... help needed a.s.a.p. thanks console experts ;)

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  • drocker Feb 12, 2009

    Same stupid problem here. No, I'm not pressing the 'Home' button and no, the 'Home' button isn't stuck. Something is wrong with the UMD drive or the hardware. I can't say 100% what causes the issue but it is definitely something with the hardware and most likely it's something wrong with the UMD door or laser (even though it seems perfect, I can tell that it's faulty hardware since the PSP will struggle to read the UMD when this issue occurs). It is a very strange problem as occasionally the PSP struggles to read discs and will take longer to load and then the 'Home Screen' will be displayed abruptly and frequently displaying 'Do You Want To Quit The Game' as if you were pressing the 'Home' button. This will occur frequently but randomly while playing a game (yes, any game.. but it happens more with 'big' games that involve heavy gameplay, i.e. GTA). Sometimes I can go hours without this happening at all. My PSP is still under warranty (only had it 8 months) and frankly it really sucks that this problem has come up b/c I take very good care of my PSP and only play it moderately. Here's hoping Sony will exchange my PSP for a new one because this defect is in no way my fault.

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This shouldn't happen. This is the first time I've heard about a problem like this. My instincts tell me that it is probably the home button. it may look like there's nothing wrong with the button on the outside but underneath the home button. Don't try to fix it yourself, try to find a professional repair shop &get it fixed there.

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