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PSP suddenly has vertical lines no image

My kids psp has developed a problem. From time to time it locks up with the display being a series of vertical lines (image is gone). This seems to be when it is knocked or put down, twisted/gripped slightly etc. Taking the battery out fixes it. It has become very sensitive to a connection is loose. Help anybody!!!! This is the second PSP this family has had, The last one was dropped in the toilet (now all games are banned from the bathroom)

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  • simplyk Dec 08, 2007

    The screen is showng no picture, just lines and a black ball looking thing

  • Anonymous Nov 14, 2008

    well my psp has the waves showing up and moving
    i do have a cfw
    and i know for fact that is not brick
    evry so and so the xmb menu comes
    but most of the time i turn on the psp and it wont show up
    i know its not brick
    its just wont show up the xmb menu
    sometime it would anyone know what wrong?
    is there something loose?

  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2009

    i turned on my psp after trying to place on a bunch of updates and found alot of vertical orange lines across the screen



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For your first PSP: there is a loose conection of LCD Screen with the motherboard and the solution is as follow: You can open the PSP and just lift the LCD Screen up be sure before lifting LCD Screen one thin Switch panel of micro buttons Home,VOL,select etc, you have to remove this first then only it is possible to lift the LCD Screen and after that you check that broad connection strip which is fixed with the motherboard socket you remove it this strip and refixed it again,your problem should get solved if suppose your LCD Screen is not broken.

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