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My PS2 Slimline goes black or freezes or skips during gameplay.

Last night I tried to play a game and 1/2 the screen was normal and half the screen was completely black. When I got to a spot that I could save the game froze. I tried a different game and that game started fine and then turned completely black and froze.

I had trouble before with a game freezing and read that I should clean the lens so I did that and it seemed okay for a while but now that game freezes sometime and skips sometimes. This game is Guitar Hero World Tour and I know a lot of people have trouble with that game. So far GH has not had a black screen but the other games do.

Any ideas. I bought the Slimline refurbished from a used game store after the original PS2 I had died. I don't think I have any kind of warranty since it was refurbished.

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  • lauraz8 Dec 31, 2008

    I don't think it's the disks. The GH was brand new and came in a box with the guitar and all three games were bought at different stores. One of the games we have played previously with no problems at all.



    I also moved the PS2 to a different tv and not in a cabinet and it does the same thing.

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No you prolly dont have a warranty at all. I dont on my refurbished disk. As far as the game not playing it has to do something with the Cd. Alot of times the people that sell the disk send it through a certain kind of scanner and it erases or screws up the CD somehow. U might wanna take it back and get it replaced if its not to late.

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