PSP - Error 8022008B when formatting memory card

December 2016

Upon inserting a memory card in my PSP, I 'm getting the following error message:
  • The Memory Stick cannot be read
  • Go to settings to Format the Memory Card
  • I performed as asked above, but as result I"m getting this error:
  • Error8022008B Memory card can't be formatted


Try formatting the memory card directly from a PC (equipped with a card reader)
  • Upon inserting the memory card in the card reader , Windows will normally prompt you to repair it
  • Proceed as asked above and then proceed to the formatting of the memory card.
  • In most case it shall work.

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