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Screen goes off black...

Normally upon inserting the disc the whirling visual goes off and then the Playstation 2 visual comes on and then the game... But in my PS2, the whirling visual goes off and the screen goes off black... No Playstation 2 visual... The game won't come... Does my lens needs a change???

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Your console might be over heated . if you continusly try to play it, stop leave it alone for around 10 minutes. get a soda watch some tv and make sure that consule is completly disconnect from the wall.

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The infamous Red Screen of Desk -- A.K.A. Insert a Format Disc screen.


This screen is NOT asking for a disc to FORMAT the PS2. What it IS asking for is a PS2 or Playstation format [or a better word -- PS2 or Playstation TYPE disc. A disk with Playstation 1 or Playstation 2 type software on it -- in other words, a ps1 or ps2 game]. It's basically asking for a CD or DVD with software that the playstation can play. This red screen occurs when you insert an XBOX game or a burned/copied PS2 or PS1 game. What the PS2 is stating is that is cannot play this format [or type of] disc. It's asking you to insert a format [or type of] disc that it can recognize and use.

The most common reason for this screen appearing, if your PS2 does NOT have a mod chip, is a dirty lens. Try cleaning your lens and this should go away. What happens is that the lens becomes dirty and does not recognize the disc you inserted as being a PS2 or PS1 format [or type of] disc. So it's asking you to insert one. If your PS2 does have a mod chip installed, it could be a problem with the chip or the disc you burned. I don't install or sell mod chips, so I can't help you with that one...

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This means the cd has not been inserted properly.When inserting cd,make sure you hear the 'click' sound as you press it on the central part.

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ps3 games are not supose 2 play ps2 games

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sounds like 1 of your lasers is damaged. its a common problem as there are 2 lasers on this model.

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When I insert a game into my Playstation 2, sometime it will say that it is reading the disc, but then after a few seconds, it says that the disc cannot be read. And other times when I insert a game, it...


After awhile some games with the purple, black, or blue reading sides and DVDs won't load. The laser in the Playstation 2 either goes bad, or gets shifted out of place. On my Playstation, the laser shifted lower than usual due to moving it. Some people prefer to fix this on their own, while some people pay a professional.

To find out more on fixing the "Disc Read Error" yourself (and VOID THE WARRANTY) go to:

http://arstechnica.com/articles/paedia/hardware/ps2.ars


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Hi 123helpme,

It sounds like your PS2 is not booting up. If you get opening screen with no disc in the PS2 your motherboard is botting up ok. If your not getting the screen with the circling dots when you start up the PS2 your motherboard has a problem. If your PS2 does boot up and the screen goes balck after the disc is running, then your Disc is corrupted, and you will have to get a new Game disc. Please post some more details as to what exactly is happening to your PS2. We will get you a solution. You may need to send your PS2 to the Playstation Clinic for repair. Go click on "repair directory" at the bottom of this screen. Click on Video Game console repair services.

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