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PS2 Problems My son has a PS2 that is right at 2 years old. It has worked perfectly and I have never experienced any issues with it until now. In the past two weeks the system has begun to shut itself off when barely touched and when I say barely I mean you can move the controller cord and it will shut it off. Also, it has started not reading the game discs. When I try the games in another PS2 they work fine. Now in your solution keep in mind that I am a MOM not a computer whiz, so taking this thing apart is not out of the question but would defiantly need a walk thru. Please help me! I dont want to through the system away after spending so much money on it!

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Lol, I'll help you with this to be as simple as possible, first off, the reason the PS2 won't read some discs is because of burned discs being played on it and it getting used to playing them. Secondly the reason it shuts off is because the power cord that hooks in the back, the metal is chipped. On mine you have to align the cord just right. You may have to buy another one.

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Well is your computer on the carpet because if it is i have heard that that sometimes screws it up

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