Half Byte Loader R79


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64 Responses

  1. Rahul Garg says:

    gr8 work man

  2. fax says:

    Awesome work!

  3. oliver230791 says:

    Hello wololo!

    I’ve to inform you that the dev version has something wrong, please check it and you will see it ;D


  4. Robert says:

    Thanks for ScummVM! You’re great!!!!!! :D:D:D

  5. Sam says:

    Hi Wololo!!!
    I have a PSP with CF 6.20 Piano Black 3001, 2010, Non hackeable ( I think)…..Please help me I need to play non official games on it. Please tell the programs I need to use for it….Thanks!!!!!

  6. Tetris999 says:

    Hey wololo, great work like always, i’m having a bit of a problem running UO GPSP kai; it simply does what hbl had always done, looping the hbl thread ~ shutdown. Is there something i have to do with the configs or another file to get this to work?

  7. smk says:

    Force is strong in this one..

  8. Sam312 says:

    Bravo wololo, grâce à toi je peus enfin faire tourner correctement gpSP, merci de continuer ton travail et écoute pas les rageux qui veulent un Iso-loader, tout ce que tu fais est incroyable!!!!

    Encore bravo 😉

  9. P3N1S says:

    THANK YOU! Give us a guess how long till us NOOBS can start playing on our PSP3000? Impossible to brick our PSP 3000 with patapon 2 exploit?

  10. nob says:

    hi; i don’t know why the loader is always freezing at start on my psp go 5.7?

  11. Karan says:

    Great work as always Wololo!

    Just a quick question, where would I be able to find the homebrew you used (preferably the Sonic game in your first screenshot).


  12. Breno says:

    hey man …
    great work
    with r79 i made some tests
    and i discovered something

    PSPSONE alpha v1.0 works on it

    with much lag, but works

    keep in touch

    * sorry about my poor english

  13. logical says:

    wololo, you are the man who came from heaven. thanks for great job. keep it up, we belive in you.
    regards from Russia.Logical

  14. jemina0514 says:

    keep up the g0od w0rk .regards fr0m philippines

  15. FUNNYMAN69690OH YEAH says:

    In Russia the PSP exploits you!

  16. Cixxy says:

    Great work Wololo!!

    Does sound on your Picodrive work?

    Still doesnt for me.

  17. Cixxy says:

    @ Robert, Which version of ScummVM works?

  18. akhil says:

    works great

    all gba games working perfect

    with UO gpSP kai 3.2

    on ofw 6.20 with hbl rev 79

  19. pek says:

    Man, awesome wht u had been doing!!!
    Thx from Brazil and Italy!

    unfortunately I still having some problems with the sound on the picodrive..
    Just testing it a littl ebit more now!

  20. Notonlyeyes says:

    Works 100% ScummVM 1.0.0 hbl rev79…Thanks

  21. K3vinPwnz says:

    First thing i goota say is THaNK you so MUCH for HBL.
    it is fuking great xD
    Will this HBL ever be able to run CPSP1 emulator?
    I wish i could play marvel vrs capcom on my psp.But no pressure on you.Thnx agian and plz reply

  22. David says:

    great work thank you but please made inactive CFW enabler for ofw 6.20

    Thank you :)

  23. Epzey says:

    Hey man thanks a bunch for all your hard work. I cant seem to get sound working on genesis games with picodrive. I have tried multiple rooms but always seems to fail. This is the code i get (-2144993274)

    My roms are all bin files
    I have psp go n1001

    Thanks again

  24. MuffinHead says:

    Absolutely awesome work Wololo!

    r79 is the beginning of the magic revisions.


    UO gpSP kai 3.2 – 10 Excellent compatibility and stability

    PSP Rhythm 8 – DOES work, but their is serious graphical display glitch. Sound does work when you create a NEW song using samples in the sample folder.

    Homer RIN: 10 – Works perfectly

    Bookr 7 & 8: 9 – Works almost flawlessly. (8 crashed on me once.)

    UO_Snes 9x 002y32: 9 – Stabilility is excellent. Slow though. (to be expected at this juncture.)

    PSP Filer 4.0 Test: 9 – Almost perfect (just dont get overly ambitious with moving HUGE files.

    Thanks Again!
    Greatly looking forward to your next revision.

  25. nero says:

    i am having issues loading cheats on gpsp uo kai 3.2. i select the .cht file and it wont load my cheats. plz respond.

  26. Self Declared Genius says:

    Is there a HBL twitter we can follow on upcoming updates, news, tips, what you are eating while coding, type of gamer bucket, etc? lol But yeah many people wanna know

  27. nero says:

    how do i get the gba cheats to work on your emulator????

  28. archer says:

    Hi great work, the renassence project of Flashback works too.

  29. anyone says:

    i want snes9xTYL 0.42 can be work :S when im load, he crash!
    please can you do anything?
    sorry for my bad english

  30. Go Owner says:

    I have tried on my 6.20 Go and it works!
    Could it play those homebrews with
    2 folders in it (like “game and game%”)?

  31. Cow says:

    Nice work, this works wonders on pspgo 6.20

    However, when it was 5.70, it always crashed before loading menu.
    test SceiodOpen or something
    guess this was optimized for 6.20 =]

  32. WalangAlam says:

    AWESOME!!! I’m playin Picodrive in my psp go!
    Could you make it work for SNES too please 😀

  33. WalangAlam says:

    too bad. no sound yet for Picodrive. will try gpsp instead. Thanks much 😀

  34. padke says:

    did it work on psp slim 2001

    i uset it but it freeze and shut down
    is this only for psp go

  35. muffinhead says:

    I cant seem to get ANY version of RACE (NGPC Emulator) to work!

    I even downloaded the one in the compatibility thread for my PSP Go OFW 6.20 machine. The emulator itself will load, but when one tries to load a game, it just crashes! Im using version r79.

    Is anybody successfully running RACE on a psp go ofw 6.20?

    If so please post proper working distribution.


  36. David says:

    This triggered me recovery flasher but wrote it sorry but you could do something functional! sorry for my bad English.

  37. nero says:

    can i be of any help in any way wolo?

  38. Cheeze6661 says:

    What game is displayed on the picture in the bottom left hand side and for what emulator? Just wondering. Thanks. REV79 Distribute is working wonders. :) Great job.

  39. delta191 says:

    thanks for a wonderful creation!

    I always wanted the PSPGO to run emulators, you have made it possible!

    I have donated to say Thank you.

    Emulators that I can confirm to be working, that I havn’t seen mentioned:

    psp_mame4all_v4.9r2-usermode (mame emulator)
    CaSTawayPSP 00.6 (atari ST emulator)

    FOL at pspuae.com is tweaking his pspuae 0.80 (Amiga emulator) to run on the PSPGO.


    I’ll be trying it later.

    Thanks again, I’ll be monitoring any progress :)

  40. FOL says:

    Thanks delta.

    Thanks everyone involved in the HBL. Im rather happy to have PSPUAE running fine under it.

    Still getting back into the coding lark, as I lost my way and was’nt sure whether to carry on or not, :).

  41. wololo says:

    Sorry for the lack of replies, I’m getting lots of emails and stuff these days :)

    @P3N1S: it is impossible to brick your psp with HBL. Don’t intentionally try to do it though. Homebrews are fine, but stay away from downgraders, custom firmwares, etc…

    @Karan: google is your friend for homebrews. I use picodrive 1.51, scummvm 1.0.0, and gpsp Kai 3.2 Test 02. For roms, I can’t help you

    @cixxy, pek, Epzey: no sound on picodrive, same here, I believe the required module cannot be loaded with HBL for now.

    @David: I can’t technically do a CFW, you’re asking the wrong person

    @nero: for specific troubles with a homwebrew such as gpsp, please directly contact the author of the homebrew. As long as we are not 100% sure it is a problem with HBL, we won’t work on the issue

    @Go Owner: these homebrews are for psp 1.50, I’m not sure they can run with HBL since they usually require kernel access but you can try.

    @padke: the HBL should run on all psps between firmware 5.00 and 6.20 included. PSP 1000, 2000, 3000, and psp go

    @Cheeze6661: This is 3Beneath a Steel Sky” running with ScummVM. The game is freeware and can be downloaded on ScummVM’s website. Excellent adventure game by the way

    @delta191: thanks a lot :)

  42. kondzio says:

    can some one tell how to get it work on my psp 3k with of 5.50 because i would like to play gba games xD

  43. kondzio says:

    i fixed my problem, but it say i need more stable bios where can i get it?

  44. oxmudxo says:

    @kondzio, Bios cant be uploaded here but Google it and you might have some luck, The bios should be 16 KB…

    Thanks Wololo grate work, tho I’m dieing for a Wagic update. 😉

  45. Cheeze6661 says:

    Thanks Wololo for your reply. The screen shot was appealing for some reason. Might give it a try.

  46. greasey tim says:

    rock on wololo may you live forever and ever and may your enemies be swiftly crushed

  47. WalangAlam says:

    I can’t make the gPSP to work. I’m on psp go 6.20 and using gpsp Kai 3.2 Test 02. It always crashes when i run it. How do you make it work?
    Do I need to change the folder libs_6xx to libs and imports.config_6xx to imports.config?

  48. WalangAlam says:

    nvm. I got it working

  49. lethal says:

    wololo can sed ever be compactible with hbl?

  50. hey wololo if we could run cfw enabler that would be so….awesome cuz im tired of homebrews

  51. Cheeze6661 says:

    @conkertheking: The HBL does not have kernel access so therefor that is impossible to do. HBL is and will always be just for homebrew apps and emulators. Maybe one day there will be a kernel exploit for 6.XX firmware.

  52. wololo says:

    @lethal: sed requires kernel access for encryption/decryption I believe, so no.

    @conkertheking: please choose your words carefully, I’ve spent the last 3 years of my life developing a homebrew game…
    Also as said many times, HBL does not have kernel access.

  53. MuffinHead Smth says:

    *grabs conkertheking by the top of his face*

    …….*now hurls him into the back of the forum wall. HARD.*

    …………………….*now kicks him. He’s not moving…good.*


    Have a great day!

  54. crisishell says:

    where is Half Byte Loader R80 ?

  55. crisishell says:

    where is Half Byte Loader R80 ? please upload it wololo

  56. wololo says:

    crisishell: Generally I only upload my own changes, Or revisions that I have tested long enough to be confident with them. revision 80 was uploaded yesterday by m0skito, so I didn’t have the time to test it completely yet.

  57. lethal says:

    wololo is there any thing like sed for pc for psp games

  58. wololo says:

    lethal : no. the Encryption process hasn’t been figured out yet, so a psp is required to do an encryption/decryption of a game

  59. Cheeze6661 says:

    With the noob questions aside, I would like to just give you thanks. To have the homebrew scene coming back to life on the 3K OFW/pspGO is truly amazing. Keep up the hard work. :)

    P.S.- Hope to be able to play Wagic on the HBL eventually. I no longer have a CFW psp since decided to go legit but loved Wagic when I did have one. It’s most definitely the best homebrew game to date.

  60. WalangAlam says:

    Keep up the good work guys. I’m addicted again to Mario and Castlevania. GBA emulator works great! Hope the sound for the Picodrive will be fix.

  61. hi says:

    i have a psp 3000 slim and lite and i dont know which hbl i need on i tryed 79 but it didnt work
    help me plz!!!!!!!

  62. hi says:

    Can any1 tell me which hbl i need i have v6.20 psp

  63. msp0800 says:

    you need r79. thats the one i have . can anyone tell me if any gba emulator works on a psp 3k running r79. i have tried the ones suggested but they don’t work
    keep up good work

  64. crisishell says:

    UO gpsp kai 3.4 test 1 build 2 GBA EMULATOR


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