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Hai.....i have a ps2 and iam running a game of ntsc/us format disk...yesterday a bought a ps2 disk of pal format...after using it in the ps2,it is not recognizing the disk and giving a error...PLEASE INSERT A PLAYSTATION2 DISK.....can u tell the details requarding this errors ...is there is a problem with the disk or with my ps2....if iam running another disk i can play the disk....

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I have solutions for that. 1.NTSC/UC disk is only compatible for ps2 that have the logo NTSC/UC. 2.PAL is only for ps2 that has PAL logo.

Posted on May 07, 2010

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    NTSC/UC is for american version of ps2 only.

    PAL is only for europe,uk and other countries

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It maybe a problem of the ps2 because I also had this problem but I still havent found the answer yet. Sorry to disappoint you. By the way are you a boy or a girl. Reply me.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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please tray your ps2 disc format pal with another ps2 console if still can play game sure your disk err

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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