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Ps2 red light is on but when i press it, it wont turn on.

The ps2 is the small skinny version. and i dont seem to know what the problem is.

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Unplug AC cord from wall and wait a couple minutes before plugging in.
hope this helps ;p
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PS2 - when my son went to turn on the console he shocked it (static) and now it won't turn on. Is there anyway to reset it?


i dont know that much about playstation but shock on a small system like that can fry it but if you unplug everything from the system for a day and plug it back in to try it this might work. Or you can get him a PS3 for christmas if you get the first version of the PS3 it can play PS2 games so you dont waste his games.

Dec 22, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

Tip

Try this to play DVD movies on your PS2 if it wont play DVD movies.


If your PS2 works fine with Games and just wont play any DVD movies at all.Then you should try this trick to play movies on your PS2:

  1. Turn on your PS2 without inserting any disc.
  2. Menu screen will appear like:894e4e5.jpg
  3. Press the ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle) Button to enter Version Information Menu that looks like3aef030.jpg
  4. Highlight the Play Station Driver as above and again press ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle).
  5. New screen will appear like0163e66.jpg
  6. Highlight the Disc Speed as above and press ps_b_x.gif button,to enter Disc Speed Menu
  7. And set it from Standard to "Fast".
  8. After you set Disc Speed to Fast, Press and Hold Reset Button to turn off your console.
  9. Then again Press and Hold Reset Button till the Blue Light turns on.
  10. Remove the Reset Button and Press it again.
Be patient and wait till the movie plays itself.If your lens is good then it will play DVD in first go else try again till it PLAY your DVD movie.


Thank you!


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on Nov 29, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Wont load


Disc read errors are mainly due to worn out lens or dirty PS2 lens.Clean your PS2 lens to get rid of this problem if your lens is dirty.Watch this video it will help you to know how to clean your PS2 lens.Watch it carefully.


Remember to keep your PS2 in Dust free environment if you don't want your PS2 lens to get dirty.
If your PS2 can not play certain games like Rock band try this tip:
  1. Turn on your PS2 without inserting any disc.
  2. Menu screen will appear like:
  3. Press the ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle) Button to enter Version Information Menu that looks like
  4. Highlight the Play Station Driver as above and again press ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle).
  5. New screen will appear like
  6. Highlight the Disc Speed as above and press ps_b_x.gif button,to enter Disc Speed Menu
  7. And set it from Standard to "Fast".
  8. After you set Disc Speed to Fast, Press and Hold Reset Button to turn off your console.
  9. Then again Press and Hold Reset Button till the Blue Light turns on.
  10. Remove the Reset Button and Press it again.
And after that wait till your game is loaded.

Click here to view full tip.


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I HAVE A SLIM PS2 RED LIGHT COMES ON SHOWING HAS POWER BUT RESET BUTTON WONT TURN GREEN when I push the power button.


well first of all your only supposed to press it. dont hold down. i dont really know why, but i suppose if anything something having to do with the power cord. proud to be part of your help
-brandon

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