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My ps2 hdd wont work why?

Well i start on the ps2 it looks a bit different. it was suppossed to show the browser and something else but not it gos straight were it shows my memory card. i guess thats one problem, the second problem my hd doesnt show at all. somehow is not there and i have no why? it always show since i got the hd for ff11 online. My brother thinks my hd is dead. please help me.

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  • angelmine008 Oct 10, 2008

    sorry ppl if u read this i missed out on a few words hehe.

  • El Chieftain Nov 10, 2008

    My gf is going through the same trouble. We're on vacation and she brought her PS2 so she could play FFXI but the hard drive won't read. The PS2 will turn on normally, but when you go into the browser it'll show the memory card but no hdd.

    We know they're compatible as she's been playing it for a long time. Any help is appreciated, thanks.


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First before anyone can help you at all you may want to check this compatibility chart. Some hard drives have been known to not work at all.

PS2 Hard Drive Compatibility Chart

If you're hard drive is in that list and shows up under the "working" category as "Yes" then we can proceed from there.

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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