It may be the laser is going bad or you just need to clean it. To do this, carefully take the 8 screws out of the bottom of the PS2 then remove the top cover. Take the 2 smal screws from the DVD drive cover and remove the cover. Clean the lens with alcohol and a q-tip or cotton ball then pat dry. Put the DVD drive cover back on and reinstall the case cover. This works especially if you are getting the "disc read error".
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I think I know. You need to wipe off the disk. If it doesn't work your disks might be broken or might be the laser. If you have a warranty you can get a new one for half price or free. Depends on your warranty.
Your laser need to be adjusted or calibrate.If you have a ps2 old model is a common issue.Look around on youtube for some tutorial and if the adjusting will not work you need a new laser.Slimline Machine can not be adjusted but need new laser
What you probably have is a disc read error, if you don't want to get a new system first you can always open it and repair yourself but that voids the warranty but is voided after the 30th day, I have tried it a few times in the past and it works but is time consuming and if your not careful you can break it beyond use. But if you're brave read this article. http://arstechnica.com/articles/paedia/hardware/ps2.ars
I dun't know, but mine does the same thing! Silver satin right?
try cleaning the lens with a DVD laser cleaner disc, I bouth one at Walgreens for about $12.00 it's Scotch brand, has a few brushes that gently clean the laser, dont touch them tough cause u can get oils from ur fingers on it, if not use a Q-tip with rubbing alcohol, not too wet! and gently in a curcular motion clean the lens! GENTLY! ... if all that don't work, and the game's not scratched, the laser could be bad, I heard that the laser sucks on the PS2!
Did you remove the anti static solder blob (point) on your new laser with a soldering iron and solder wick prior to installing it? The symptons your explaining indicate that point is still intact, If so you will need to carefully remove it first then reinstall the laser and try again.
the problem with god of war 2 is the ps2 lasers are not capable of reading the dual layer disks. either wait and get a ps3, change the laser - i just bought on for 3 quid on e bay brand new. the lasers are not designed to be played the amount they are played. the laser is designed to play 20 hours a week but as sony found out he avg gamer will clock up up tp 60 hours a week so the lasers are only lasting 1/3rd of the time they should. plus if they put a good laser in the machine u would one buy 1 ps2 and then 1 ps3. i have burned out 3 ps2's so far lol. just forget the game or wait till its put on platinum as these are single layerd disk