The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld device manufactured by Sony starting in 2004 in Japan and 2005 worldwide. Tag a question with this tag only if you are discussing a platform-specific feature of a game, or if you have questions about PSP hardware.

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How to access wifi connection in PSP?

I just bought a Netgear router 'WNR1000v2'. My PSP can scan this wifi connection but when it tries to connect it says A connection error has occurred. Check the security settings for the ...
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How can I transfer my PSP saves to the PPSSPP emulator?

I kept all my PSP's save data and imported it to my PS Vita, but long term my PC may get more PSP action than the Vita. Thanks to Content Manager, I DO have copies of all of my PSP games in a digital ...
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PSP to PSVita PSOne Classic savefile: Cannot access the memory card

I've read that for transferring a PSP save to Vita, you must copy the folder of the game you want from PSP/SAVEDATA to the PSGAME folder where you set the PSVita's ContentManager to be. So I tried ...
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What are the dimensions for the PSP UMD's game case?

I'm not talking about the UMD itself, I'm talking about this: I tried to search for it but the results I keep getting are those of the UMD disc case and not that one. I don't know what that is ...
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Is there a way to convert PS1 .MCR save files to PSP .VMP format without using CWCheat?

I'd like to know if there's a way to convert .MCR to .VMP without having to use CWCheat? I found MemCardRex but it only converts from .VMP to other formats but not other formats to .VMP.
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How do I unlock the Onion Knight job?

In the original Final Fantasy III, Onion Knights were the default class. When the game was remade for the Nintendo DS, Freelancers became the default class and Onion Knights were unlocked via a secret ...
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Can a PSVita download DLC for a PSP?

My main PSP which is the original model however it wont connect to my wireless network cause it seems to be incompatible with the WPA Security on it, I'm planning on getting a PS Vita and from what i ...
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Is there a way to get DLC for a PSP UMD using the PS3

i found out that the encryption on my router is not supported on PSPs in general (the security is WPA however the encryption itself is not supported), while looking on the next, mostly every answer i ...
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Games that use R2/L2 buttons on PSP

How do games utilize the R2 and L2 buttons on a PSP? One game in particular that comes to mind is Xenogears, it was originally on the PS One but can be played on PSP. While you're exploring the ...
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How to enable PSP 2000's USB charge setting via my PC?

I received a 2nd generation PSP from my friend. He insists it works but from what I've seen, it doesn't. I've read that you have to have a certain "USB charge setting" - but can I access that from my ...
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Do I need to run PSP System activation in order to use DLC

I have Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days in which I can get DLC from the Australian PSN Store. I plan to buy Black Rock Shooter from the UK PSN Store due to the fact that the licences agreement NISA made ...
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Can you unlock more customization items?

Can you unlock more customization items for characters? Or are those you can buy when you start the game only ones.
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PSP screen doesn't turn on but the rest of the system is working

When I turn on my PSP, the green light turns on, it makes sounds, and when I press buttons on it, it makes moving around the menu sounds. But it doesn't display anything on the screen. I've ordered a ...
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Buttons don't work on Spyro: Year of the Dragon PSP

When I open up Spyro: Year of the Dragon (from PSN) on my PSP 1000, the opening cutscene plays at all, but none of the buttons work (except Home) at the "Press Start" screen. However, on my brother's ...
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How can I move my PSP game saves onto my PS Vita?

I have an old PSP and a PS3 and PC. I have a bunch of PSP game saves for PSN games (patapon ect) that I would like to move over to my Vita because they work on the Vita. How can I move my PSP's save ...
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Would I need a hacked PSP to run custom translation patches?

There's currently work being done for the Puela Magi Madoka Magica PSP Game to have an English translation. It's still not done yet. However, in general, if a Japanese PSP game had an English patch ...
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Can the PS Vita play multiplayer games with the PSP?

I'm familiar with the PS Vita's Cross-Play games, which can carry your Vita progress over to your PS3, or vice versa. This got me to wondering if it was possible to play any of the PS Vita Store's ...
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What could cause every PSP save game to become corrupted?

I was setting up my PSP 2000 to my TV using a Component to HDMI Upscaler so that like all my other consoles, is connected to a single HDMI channel, how after that I had planned to start a new game in ...
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How can I install custom firmware on PSP 3001, version 4.21?

I can't find any help with Google on how to install custom firmware on a PSP 3001 with v4.21 firmware. I'd prefer to do it without the Pandora battery, but if that's the only way then can you please ...
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“The data is corrupted” error when copying save game from PS Vita to PSP 3000

I would like to record some game play and I have the required cables to do this on the PSP 3000. My problem is that my game saved game file is on a PS Vita and when I try to copy the saved game to my ...
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In Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood for PSP, what is the trick to avoiding the combined attack?

The part where there shhows a symbol (X, O, [], /\),I don't get how to time my presses as there's no clear indicator. Can anyone help me out? And also what does the Hit / Miss mean at the bottom of ...
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What is the purpose of the ISO cache in a hacked PSP's recovery menu?

I saw this setting called Inferno & NP9660 Use ISO Cache option in my 6.60 PRO-B10's recovery menu. I want to know what it does and the options under it (Cache Size, Cache Number, Cache Policy). ...
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PSN downloads for the PSVita — interpreting game availability

I've been browsing the playable games on the PS Vita listed here on the official website: http://us.playstation.com/psvita/games-and-media/#?platform=PSVita&Genre=Genre&SubCat=Vita ...
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How do you defeat Emily Jefferson without running out of people to posess?

After fighting this boss for a while, it releases some red missiles, which you don't seem to be able to dodge and they kill you instantly. I can overdive into someone else when attacked by them, but I ...
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Can you disable certain menus without resorting to custom firmware?

I think there are way too many menus on my PSP that I will never use, like the Extras Menu, Videos and Music etc. Is there a way to remove those without resorting to a custom firmware? If not, is ...
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Can PSP Batteries be recharged via USB?

I've obtained a recharging cable for my PSP that has a USB plug at the end rather than an AC adapter. I have a Lithium Ion Battery Pack which i use to charge up my iPhone when it's low on power and ...
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What is the difference between the different colored dots?

When you kill enemies, they can drop green, purple and blue dots. I know that the blue ones give money and always assumed the green ones heal you. But it does not seem to be the case. So what is the ...
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Why can't I move my pirates?

I am playing Sid Meier's Pirates on the PSP again, since playing it for 20 years on the PC was not enough. But when I try to move my Pirates! in strategic mode when attacking a Town, X does only ...
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Is any content in Farming Classic Collection for the PSN cut compared to the PSP version?

The text on the store page kinda hints towards hit, roughly translated from my language: This Product is a digital version of a Disc-based PSP title. Some functions can be different from the ...
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How do I update PSP firmware Via Storage Media?

I've downloaded the latest PSP firmware to my computer now I just need to know where to put it on my PSP so I can update it.
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Where is the Genji Armour?

I am trying to unlock the Genji Armour in Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII, but I can't seem to find it. I have looked everywhere in all the missions, but I haven't had any luck.
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Final Fantasy IV DS and PSP difficulty differences

I've read that the DS version of Final Fantasy IV is significantly more difficult than the newer PSP version. Why is this so? (I haven't played either game, and I have no experience with any ...
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How long does the PSP remember's it's state when the battery is removed

i have 2 Batteries for my PSP 2000, i only recently learned that the problem with the first battery may have actually been the PSP not charging up via the power cable when i was fiddling with ...
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What size difference is there between the PSP 1000, 2000 and 3000 for applying Skin Stickers?

I've been looking at some Sword Art Online Skin Stickers but it says that they are meant for the PSP 3000, from the looks of the images the only difference I see between the 2 models is that the metal ...
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Do i need a seperate Memory Stick Pro to access a different Playstation Store on PSP

Black Rock Shooter is out however despite the fact that it's released on US and UK Playstation Network Stores it's not available in Australia, I messaged NISA and they repplied I regret to inform ...
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What is wrong with my PSP's thumbstick to make a character walk the opposite direction

Recently i've been noticing that when i push up in the thumb stick my character actually moves down, i've mainly been noticing this in Disgaea in the overloads castle where using the thumbstick is ...
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Do Counter Attack increases transfer over during transmigration

in Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, at a certain rank you can get the Dark Assembly to increase the number of counter attacks a character has if i create a new character and spend all that mana to ...
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Does a first gen PSP battery cause damage to a PSP 2000

I have 2 PSP's, one is a first gen PSP which I use for playing games on the go, the other is a PSP 2000 which I use for when I want to play PSP games on my TV Recently I found out that the battery ...
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Is it possible to charge a PSP with a 7.4 volt power supply?

Would it damage my PSP (I think it's a second gen) if I plug it into a 7.4 volt power supply, or should I get a 5v regulator? I would like to use 2 IMR cells when I'm on the road. EDIT: Another way ...
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How do you get past the dragon?

How do you beat the dragon in LEGO Harry Potter Years 5-7 for the PSP? I've tried so many times, but I always end up dying! I can't find how to do it on any websites.
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Can you play PSP games on a PS3 (without hacks)?

Is it possible to play a game PSP bought from the Playstation Store without a PSP? Also, is it possible to hook a PSP up to your PS3, and if so, can you play games on the PS3 with the PS3 ...
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Differences between PSP models

I've never really kept up to date with the whole world of PSP, however, finding myself wanting to play a couple of games like Crisis Core that are only available on the device, I find myself confused. ...
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Upgrading the PSP browser

The built in browser with the PSP is awful. It has 3 hopeless modes of screen scaling, poor JavaScript support and constantly runs out of memory. Even mediocre mobile phones trounce it. There's so ...
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Is there an end on the mini levels in PSP Little Big Planet?

I have tried to play levels like Shear Madness and Double Dragons until they end, but never reach it. Should I keep trying or is there no end to reach? Edit Turns out that there is an end. I ...
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Can a PSP play PSOne Classics from PSN (e.g., Final Fantasy VII)?

I'm thinking about getting a second hand PSP, the original one with UMD Drive. I just noticed that the PSN Store has many PSOne classics (like Final Fantasy VII and IX), but I wonder if that works on ...
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What is the difference between Breath of Fire III for the PSX and for the PSP (or PSPGo)?

I am aware that some games (like the early Final Fantasy titles, Disgaea) which are on PSP (more appropriately, PSN) are later versions with a small amount of extra content. Normally it is fairly ...
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Are all PSN PSP games compatible with PS Vita?

It is well known the PS Vita is not backwards compatible with any UMD-based PSP games, as it uses a different, not compatible storage media. Sony also confirmed that PSP games purchased through PSN's ...
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Do level 10840 and 11026 specialists give the full effect?

In the PSP version of Disgaea, Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness, it is possible to get subdued specialists from Foresights and Tainted Staffs. Broker, Manager, Statistician, Armsmaster at level 10840 ...
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Accessing the Recovery Menu on LCFW Pro-B10

I've looked a lot of places and I can't figure out how to open the Recovery Menu on my PSP 3000. It's got Pro-B10 LCFW installed on it and I've read the readme and while it mentioned the recovery menu ...
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Can't get to alternate stage 3 in Castlevania: Rondo of Blood

I can't find the passage to alternate stage 3. I'm playing the PSP version of the game. I've already looked at online FAQ and they haven't helped. Yes sorry that wasn't clear, I can't figure out ...