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PS2 Console disk read error

Hi i have had my ps2 for 7 years it worked great then i made my own swap card and used it on my console and then later i reset it so i could play a different game and when i put this game in it wouldnt work so then i put in the game i was playing in there and it said disk read error so i tried all of my games and all said disk read error and they worked fine before i used the swap card that i made i have also tried cleaning the lens with alcohal and then tried my games still i got disk read error for all of them then i tried the gear thing still disk read error i dont know what to do any advice?

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  • Evan Drew Jun 21, 2007

    oh and also this happened like a week ago or less

  • Evan Drew Jun 26, 2007

    i dont know if i moved somthing or what but i have tried the gear one wouldnt work idk i think i am screwed then i went and bought a game for pc called spiderman 3 it was for getting good grades and we couldnt return it for aour money back only for a new spiderman game so we said ok i went home installed it then i double clicked the icon but the game didnt start instead it was a fast one black screen that blinked once and the aplication closed and so idk i think its our video driver is to old but ya is there any way i can run the pc game on a mac os x without an emulater

  • Anonymous May 11, 2008

    1.door is stuck.

    2my disk keeps saying read error



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You are going to have to get the lens adjusted or get a new one. I would hope just to get it adjusted, because it will be cheaper. Send it to a repair shop and start having fun again. connie

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