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Playstation 2 wont read games

My playstation 2 worked fine till yesterday when it stopped reading games.. the welcome screen continues to appear but the games wont load.. I tried with lots of games and only one loaded.. (i must say that the other dvds were in excelent condition and some of them brand new) Can somebody tell me what might be happening and what to do about it please? Thanks.. (im 100% sure that the games are not the problem)

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  • pixielee Jan 03, 2009

    playstation loads, game goes through intro and buttons on joystick dont work.

    they work fine in the memory card screen, it's only when you load a game that it all comes to a grinding hault, i've tried cleaning the lense but nothing happened??

    I can load any game but cant select any options etc, very frustrating!!! Can anyone help??

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I used to have a ps2 and experienced this exact problem. In my case the lense was dirty, I opened my ps2 and VERY carefuly wiped my lens with methelated spirit (becareful, some methelated spirits that contain oils ment to prevent their consumption, these must be avoided!)then blew out the whole system with a hair dryer. Reassembled it and VWALA! it worked like it was bran new or even better!

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I would do what Waggygee said. BTW are the other dvd's burned from comp to dvd ? :D

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Try this link sir! http://www.devhardware.com/forums/gaming-consoles-77/ps2-problems-reading-disc-25309.html

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