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I bought a second hand ps2 games console from a shop known as cash generators. It was a while ago now. I later tried one of the view games that i have, shortly after realising that i didn`t buy a memory card at the time i bought the ps2. Anyway the on screen menu still asks for the memory card even though it was inserted into the slot. It doesn`t work in either. The memory card works in a friends ps2. I`ve looked about the internet for any possible clues but with no luck, I Couldn`t imagine the fault being dirty or worn contacts as again the memory card isn`t shown to be inserted in either slot in the ps2. you`re assistance would be of help and to ease my frustration. I couldn`t return the ps2 to the shop from where i bought it having mislaid the reciept!!!. Thank You in advancd

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Cash generators are rubbish! I buy a lot of things from there, and it's very hit and miss. Even with a receipt they dont always agree to give you a refund!! Grr!!

Anyway. Can you quickly try the following:

-breathe into the memory card - make sure the moisture from your breath gets onto the contacts.

It a bit like spraying WD40 on a car when it wont start. Sometimes its all it takes.

If that doesnt work then given that the card works in another console, I'm afraid in all likelihood you've been sold a faulty PS2. Sorry :(

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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