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PS2 memory not working on gutiar hero

When one card was inserted into slot 1 it read "load failed" tried another card and it worked for about a week and now reads "no memory in slot 1 detected" or "load failed" what could be the problem

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  • jegs5 Dec 11, 2008

    No they are sony.

  • jegs5 Dec 11, 2008

    It's never been opened but dropped a few times : )

  • jegs5 Dec 12, 2008

    It usually has just slid off and landed on the bottom and it is the slim version

  • jegs5 Dec 12, 2008

    He borrowed it from a freind of his, the game is guitar hero 3 legends of rock. The first card was his freinds and the second one was ours. You can access both from the browser and see what all has been saved but will not load from either. We have since wiped out the second card and it seems that this may have worked, at least for awhile. What causes the data to get corrupted? I think that this happened before with Mortal Combat too. With that one I just bought new cards and started all over and haven't had the problem since.

  • jegs5 Dec 12, 2008

    It seems just guitar hero files are corrupted. Need for speed, mortal combat, destroy all humans etc..are fine

  • jegs5 Dec 12, 2008

    Rather do that than having to replace the system. He is getting the complete system for Christmas (drums and all), really didn't want to have to take that back. Thanks for all your help.

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    just tried to turn on guitar hero world tour on my old style ps2 (slim version) and i only have black screen. If itake out memory card it loads to the Browser screen but says cant read disc. Any ideas



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If it is guitar hero 2 its a known isssue that corrupts the load file, are memory cards madcatz?

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  • Justin Washburn Dec 11, 2008

    Have you opened the system at all?

  • Justin Washburn Dec 12, 2008

    do you know if its ever landed on the controller ports? I used to see this prob all the time, what happens is the impact (if this is the case) cause the control board inside to snap, which model ps2 do you have? big or slim?

  • Justin Washburn Dec 12, 2008

    Are you playing Guitar hero 2? Also can you access the memory card from the browser all the time? Or does it disappear from there also even when its connected?

  • Justin Washburn Dec 12, 2008

    Since you can still access the memory card from the browser when you go into the memory card is all the save files there or is it wiped lean? From what I understand there were some programming glitches in the guitar hero series that was corrupting files, this happened to a friend of mine also. Thsi sort of thing will also happen if the system is turned off while it is saving or loading. But what im wondering is if the save files from other games are intact, or if just the guitar hero file is being corrupted.

  • Justin Washburn Dec 12, 2008

    Ok, thats what I thought, its the game, not the system. This would be a programming glitch, I would make a opy of the save on another memory card evey so often. I know it sucks having to do the songs all over again, having to unlock eveything over. My best recommendaition is to make a backup copy of the save when ever you can through the browser. The good news is that it isnt your system most likely.

  • Justin Washburn Dec 12, 2008

    Oh your welcome, Ive played world tour and havent seen this issue with it, glad to help.



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