For those of you who are new to the concept of hacked PSPs, custom firmware might not sound so familiar. Homebrew is software developed by the user community.
Once Patch SFO is done, press start to reboot your PSP. Again, hold start for a few seconds when hovering over the x Loader folder. Now, they could load nearly any piece of code using savefiles.Note that the installation is also very similar to the GTA version.(use google if the below links are offline) Format Memory Stickâ„¢ and confirm twice.Un RAR the downgrader and move all the files from the MS_ROOT folder in the root (main folder) of your PSP.If (though this is very unlikely) your PSP is still equiped with FW version 1.00, you’ll have to upgrade to 1.50.To do that, download the update file here and follow the instructions in the file description. Your firmware version will be stated right between your MAC Address and your Nickname. People found out that it was possible to run tiny bits of code through tiff files.It allows you to add the functions and/or applications that Sony did not take care of. When you’re dealing with an open platform, piracy arises.Due to this (and probably some other reasons as well), Sony has been trying to repress homebrew as much as possible.If you have a higher firmware, don’t despair, as we’ll be discussing them in part two (a little more complicated though).As there’s a lot of different variables and different ways to work with them, we’ll be sending you up and down through this guide to the steps that matter for you.We will be posting a simple step-by-step guide, so that nearly everyone will be able to find his or her way through the bulk of information available on the web.LEGAL DISCLAIMER Using these methods is 100% legal (although Sony obviously doesn’t like it), but it CAN brick your PSP (there is a way to unbrick them, we’ll be discussing that next time).