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I have a silver slim ps2 model number SCPH-77001. Everytime I play a ps1 game on it (which it has no problems with) it wont read my ps1 memory card. I've tried it on both slots, tried 4-5 other ps1 memory cards and they too won't work. I dont want to have to buy another ps2 (with a different model number) just to be able to save my games.

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You shouldnt have too. I think I know the problem. Turn on your ps2 without a game in it and it would take you to the home screen. After that go to browser with your ps1 memory card and select it. And then it should give you an option to format it. Hope this helps

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SOURCE: ps1 memory card in a ps2

uhmm.....now that is a stumper..., ill ask u this: does the PS1 memory card have any space let on it? (is it full)...if not...well then, im at a loss =/

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SOURCE: Ps2 will not save ps1 games...

no u need to use a ps2 card i hd the same problem

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SOURCE: ps2 slim, plays ps1 games but wont play ps2 games

umm maybe something is wrong with the ps2 or is it getting to hot???

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