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My psp turns on and then turn off by itself

When i turn on my psp it says SONY COMPUTER ERNTERTAINMENT (with the little music)..... Then 3 seconds later the psp atomaticly turn off. Ive discovered that if i turn on the psp and turn on the HOLD switch the psp stays on, but i cant do anyting with it because its on HOLD. I take it out of HOLD and it turns off again.... I have tried charging my psp, and checked the battery, but not results.... CAN ANYONE HELP???

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There is a dry solder (loose connection) internally ON/OFF PC Board of your PSP. you have to open the PSP and resolder the contacts of ON/OFF switch.

Posted on Sep 04, 2007

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Ok its a little bit of a long method but it can be done.

Step 1. Connect your PSP to your computer using a USB cable.

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