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When starting a game, it says no memorycard inserted in slot 1.

Like I said, it(ps2) doesnt see I have a memorycard inserted in slot 1, However the memorycard is inserted and is working as it should on my other ps2.
So what can be the problem, and how can I fix this myself??
Every thoughts and input most welcome and appreciated!
Thanks, Gilbert.

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    Gilbert de Jong Mar 01, 2009

    Thanks Nathan,

    yeah i already took the cover of the ps2 off, but cant see anything wrong.Even took out the whole inside (left of the discdrive) and checked wirecontacts and printplates, again can't see anything wrong.

    Thanks alot for your input Nathan, I think where I live it's certainly cheaper to buy a new one, I might even upgrade to a ps3.

    Thanks again.....Gilbert.

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There could be a problem with the actual memory card slot itself.
First try using another memory card just to be 100% sure, and if it still doesnt pick it up i would think (however i am no expert) that there is a problem with the slot.
If this is the case im not sure you can fix it yourself but it may be worth lifting up the slot cover and seeing if one of the contacts is bent -this may be straightenable with a small set of electrical pliers.
If all else fails its best to take it to someone who knows that they're looking at, although sometimes it probably costs less to just buy a new playstation.
Sorry i cant help more.

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