Well, good morning, evening or whatever time you may have happened upon this thread. I have recently come across a problem, and by recently, I mean two years ago. As I said, two years ago, I tried to update my PSP-2000 to CFW 3.71, I'm not sure if that was actually the version that I tried to update it to but it seems pretty accurate in my mind. Halfway through the installation, my PSP just felt like shutting off on me and ever since, I have had a $200 paperweight sitting on my desk.
Just recently however, I managed to build up the inspiration to finally do something about my paperweight. I decided to go out and try my hand in making a pandoras battery and a magic memory stick all by myself. I tore open my newly bought battery and went around flailing my butter knife every which way inside the unit. After 10 minutes of long, arduous work, I chanced upon what I actually needed to sever and proceeded with the deed. To my horror, the battery did not work as I had expected it to and I now had another, less expensive paperweight sitting upon my desk. So I went and bought myself a Datel tool battery.
The battery works as far as I know. It turns on my PSP right when I push it into its little cubby, but my real issue is the magic memory stick. I do not have access to another PSP with CFW installed, nor do I have the funds or the means to send my PSP off to some more fortunate man who would be more capable of doing this whole process for me. I've tried using TOTALNewbieasyinstaller to create the stick, but to no avail. Pandora's Box GUI seemed like the right installer to use, but again, no luck.
So I have turned to you, QJ. With your endless information spewing out at the seems, with your more than willing, more than able members, ready to leap at any challenge that faces them, and with your lovely guides, even though none of them were able to work out for me. I thank you all in advance and I do apologize, truly, for this long, incessant ramble of a post.
Please excuse me, I am a writer and I just have this uncanny ability to turn simple conversations into long tales.