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Re: my ps2 can't read games and it always says: "please...
For some reason or another, Sony pulled a backward compatability boo boo like w/ the 360 (microsoft), either, you may need software, or the system isn't backwards compatable...I tried playing Burnout: revenge on my brother in laws ps3, to no avail, getting wrong format disc
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Your PS2 doesn't need to format a disc. It's asking for a disc with Playstation 2 type software on it. In other words, it's looking for a PS2 game.
If you're putting a PS2 game in there and it's asking for one -- your laser is going out. It thinks the disc you put in is not a disc of PS2 type (PS2 format). You can find a quick tutorial on confirming this is the problem, and the laser (and repair) at the following page:
In order to play copied games, you will first have to mod your PS2. To avoid piracy, much of the necessary info on the original disc will be omitted during the copy phase. When you "mod" or put in a new chip, The PS2 can now bi-pass this info and continue to the game. Regardless of the type of PS2 you have, you must put in a mod chip to read back-ups.
Sounds like you need to get your money back ..the resurfaceing can also do more bad than good But a little trick lightly rub a crayon over the disk ,,old pantyhose works great rub it off from center out then try your disk ,,have saved many good games that way
What that means is the disc that you are using is not supported by your ps2. Try using a different game and with a ps2 logo on it or even a ps1 game can work. Sometimes the games get really scratched that the ps2 will not recognize it that when you'll get the please insert and ps2 format disc message on your screen. So I would suggest cleaning your disc. That will solve your problem. Let me know if you Still experience the problem and please don't forget to rate me work. I would really appreciate it,
The game you have is not being recognized by your ps2, you need to make sure that your ps2 is modifed to be able to play ALL ps2 games through out the world. Or if your ps2 is modified already then its a bad disc copy.
its a ps2 problem open the ps2 up if its a big ps2 not a mini and dust it the dust is making it harder for your ps2 to read disks open it dust it and itll be like barnd new if its a small ps2 i dont know dusting the thing always help dust with somthing small a cotton ball or ear swab will work