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I have just learned that people do wats called "bricking" the psp. I might be a little behind on knowing this but i wont to know what is the point of completely messing up a psp???? if u bricked a psp, plz responed i want to find out the reason why a person would do this.....



...w.tf.......
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People brick there pc's when they try to downgrade and it stuffs up. You downgrade to play homebrew, backups etc. I donwgraded mine and luckly it still works lol
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you don't brick it on purpose, dude....*****
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Originally Posted by zee1216 View Post
I have just learned that people do wats called "bricking" the psp. I might be a little behind on knowing this but i wont to know what is the point of completely messing up a psp???? if u bricked a psp, plz responed i want to find out the reason why a person would do this.....



...w.tf.......
lol....

Bricking is breaking it... because once it is busted, it might as well be a brick because its worthless.
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It's not only PSP.

Some idiot: "I think I'll flash my DS by sticking a paperclip in the battery terminal. *buzz* Oops, bricked."
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ya but wats the point?, if people dont do it on purpose then what were they doing or tring to do that causes this to happen
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ya but wats the point?, if people dont do it on purpose then what were they doing or tring to do that causes this to happen
They were probably trying to do a manual firmware change, either using non-Sony firmware or downgrading to an older version (Sony doesn't support that). Custom and older firmware allow you to run homebrew applications, modern firmware does not.

It is also possible for homebrew software to brick a PSP if someone released a malicious program that did it on purpose, and you're stupid enough to run it. Not common, though.
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Oh man, I really wanted to answer this one. Many people refer to it as when you start using homebrew and something goes wrong.
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post #9 of 11
Lol. Mate you dont brick a PSP on purpose. Brick is another word for broken.
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I bricked mine a while back while modding it. It happens sometimes when you modify the firmware. Luckily I was able to get mine exchanged and haven't had a problem since.The new custom firmwares now have a recovery file so even if you do brick it you can still recover it without any problems. I'm Running FW 3.40 OE-A with all sorts of other goodies!
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