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Put in Sanandreas and it reads please put in a PS2 format disk

Put in Sanandreas in the fat PS2 and it reads please put in a PS2 format disk

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1. CLEAN THE LASER. ALWAYS DO THIS FIRST. MOST TIMES THIS IS ALL YOU NEED TO GET YOUR SYSTEM BACK RUNNING A 100% AGAIN

2. IF THE LASER CLEANING DON'T WORK ON YOUR PS2 SYSTEM PERFORMANCE THEN TRY ADJUSTING THE LASER VOTAGE.

3. IF THE LASER VOTAGE DON'T WORK YOU NEED TO REPLACE THE LASER

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My ps2 slim is not reading the disk


hi klb408

Your ps2 lens needs cleaning
1.Open your ps2 (if its the fat one) if its slim you should be able to see it just by opening the cover lid
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3. Put the cover back enjoy!
4. If still doesn't work pm me.

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Sounds to me you got 1. a dirty drive 2. a bad laser optic

try to get a cleaning disk and run it if that does not work replace the drive that is all there is to it. There is no special buttons to push its the drive.

please do leave positve feedback and ratings for your free answer today.

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Well first off, make sure the disk if in PS1 OR PS2 format. That is what the PS2 Is requesting when it says "Please insert Playstation or Playstation 2 format disk. The Slim PS2 has various problems reading disk.(Don't Know why? I own it and Know it does). The Fat version(1st version) is a much better system, in my opionion. Try blowing air to clean the disk reader. Or changing the disk reader portion out, At a small price.

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Ah yes the dreaded DRE... time to replace your ps2 dude, this is the easiest and least headache solution.

Logged too many hours on those poor machines ;)

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Hi,

By formatting a disk, your actually creating a Blank-Disk.

The PS2 won,t read a blank disk.

is your console Saying " disk format Unknown "

This is a completely different Issue.

In this case, the PS2 does not play this type of Disk.

Mike @ compurepair.

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Have you try-d cleaning the lens with a cheep cleaner ((disk type)) some times a can of compressed air works to blow the junk out.OPENING IT YOUR SELF LAST RESORT . but if you have to ill make ya video on how to replace it.

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