How to Use Remote Joy Lite for PSP
By Lavonda Abney
Updated September 22, 2017
Items you will need
PSP with CFW
Remote Joy Lite allows a user to use a computer screen as a PSP screen. After setup, the user can play games with the video on the computer screen and the PSP as a controller. Remote Joy Lite can also capture videos and take screenshots. The PSP must be running custom firmware to use Remote Joy Lite.
Download Remote Joy Lite to the desktop (see Resources). Open the ZIP file in WinRAR and select the "RemoteJoyLite" folder. Click "Extract to" from the menu at the top of the window, choose “Desktop” from the right side pane, then click "OK."
Connect the PSP to a computer using a USB cable. Navigate to the System menu, scroll to USB and press "X" to make a connection.
Open Remote Joy Lite folder, select "RemoteJoyLite.prx" and right-click. Choose "Copy" from the menu.
Double-click the PSP drive on the computer. Double-click to open the "seplugins" folder. Inside the "seplugins" window, right-click and select "Paste" from the menu.
Open "Notepad" and type in "ms0:/seplugins/RemoteJoyLite.prx." Click on "File/Save As" from the menu at the top of the window. Select "PSP Drive/seplugins" in "Save In" and type "game" in "File Name." Click "Save." Don't close Notepad.
Click on "File/Save As" from the same Notepad window. Select "PSP Drive/seplugins" to "Save In" and type "vsh" in "File Name." Click "Save." You can now close Notepad.
Disconnect the PSP from the computer and completely shut it down by pressing and holding the "Shut Off" button until the PSP turns off. Don't just push the button and release it.
Press and hold the "R" button as you turn on the PSP. This will bring up the Recovery Menu on the PSP.
Navigate to "Plugins" and press "X." Select "RemoteJoyLite.prx [VSH]" and press "X" to enable. Select "RemoteJoyLite.prx [GAME]" and press "X" to enable. Press "X" to get back to the main screen, select "Exit" and press "X." The PSP will restart.
Open the Remote Joy Lite archive in WinRAR. Select "RemoteJoyLite_en.exe" and click "Extract to." Select "Desktop" and click "OK." Exctract the "libusb0.dll" to the desktop the same way.
Reconnect the PSP to the computer. The computer will pop-up the "Welcome to the Found New Harware Wizard." Select "No, not this time" where it asks to connect to Windows Update to search for software. Click "Next."
Select "Install from a list or specific location" and click "Next." Select "Don't Search. I will choose the driver to install" and click "Next." Highlight "Show All Devices" and click "Next."
Select "Have Disk," and click "Next." Select the "RemoteJoyLite" folder from the Look In drop-down menu. Double-click the "drivers" folder, select the "psp.inf" file and click "Open." Select "OK" on the "nstall From Disk window.
Select "PSP Type B" under Model and click "Next." When complete, click "Finish."
Open the "RemoteJoyLite" folder and double-click the "RemoteJoyLite_en" file. A black screen will appear with a "Waiting" message in the top right corner. Click the "O" button on the PSP to disconnect the USB connection and the PSP screen will appear in the Remote Joy Lite window on the computer.
Based in Kentucky, Lavonda Abney has been writing professionally since 2010. She covers do-it-yourself projects for several online publications.