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How do i fix my ps2 memory card

I was playing madden 08 I saved the game, shut the system off, I come back and my memory card was cleared. I went to the browser and it said there was no data on the memory card. My brother's memory card worked fine on my ps2. It loads and saves as it normally would. My won't save or anything. When a game tries to read it it says there is no card present.

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  • baykeith Mar 26, 2008

    it says there is no data

  • link00 May 07, 2008

    ok here is the problum my brother had his Max Memory card 64 MB in the slot and he put in Crazy Taxi game and it was reading the memory card for data and he accidently hit the reset button and now when he clicks on it in browser it says no data but the memory is missing and the memory he had left is still left but he can't save or load any games. Please help.

  • JR2255 Jun 25, 2008

    Mine does the same thing

  • nathanielluc Jul 20, 2008

    mine did the same thing.

  • Anonymous Aug 22, 2008

    i was playing nfs carbon then i saved the game i shut down the system i come after half an hour i load the game it is not loading
    then i went to the browser it comes an memory icon i enter it says loading and then it saya no data?????????????????????????????.

  • Anonymous Sep 19, 2008

    My sister jamed my memory card in my PS2 to save her game then I put in my game and it didn't save i blow I shaked and nothing happens I spent weeks on my Dragon ball z game and it won't save or load any games please help please.

  • m4176598 Sep 22, 2008

    it said there is no data and i cant save

  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2008

    same but madden 09

  • icspy45 Oct 14, 2008

    Yeah my memory card dose the same. Thing i was playing.
    Champions of norrath and i saved if. And i left and when i came.
    Back the console was saying that. There was no data so i was.
    Trying to play but it now it was saying. That there was no.
    Memory card
    P.S. I don't want to need to buy a new one.

  • Anonymous Nov 09, 2008

    i was playing destroy all humans 2 on my ps2 i saved it.Next day it didn't work i try'd slot 2 it still didn't work can you help me fix it.

  • drewruu Dec 02, 2008

    Yea says no and present when their is one in what up. Do I just post my compliant or is there actually some place I can get help.

  • exclusiv boy Dec 02, 2008

    i was playing yu gi oh duelist of the roses then i started trading with this other dude then i switched of the consol then it said no data and there was 2 mb space eft

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2008

    I saved the game, shut the system off, I come back and my memory card was cleared. I went to the browser and it said there was no data on the memory card.

  • danielcool Dec 28, 2008

    my memory card work so good then when i did nt go on for a year it didn't want to work any more i cleaned the inside of it and still does'nt work

  • ericdickson Jan 01, 2009

    earlier in the day my memory card was working fine, then I try to play a game and I have my memory card inserted in the slot. It tells me that I need to enter a memory card when I know the one I been using was working fine.. I can not load any data or save, so basiclly all my memory is gone.. how can I fix this and how do you open the memory card I tried a knife but it didn't work...

  • mikeaxe09 Jan 03, 2009

    whenever i play any game it tells me there is no memory card present and i just bought the memory card a week ago

  • maddenstar Jan 21, 2009

    i have the same problem this happened once before but it went back to normal
    also the memory card is new i got like 3 months ago and it worked fine
    But this happend again i was playing madden 09 and i made everything my own player my own team and when i was done i shut off the system and a few hours later i went to go play again i turned it on and it said error checking memory card in slot one so i shut it off turned it back on and took out the game i started it and i went to the memory card and it said no data so if anyone knows how to fix this problem please email me at please i need your help if you know i dont keep wanting to start all over

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  • Anonymous Mar 03, 2009

    my mem card fell apart and the chip came out and I dont know how to put it together plus on madden 08 has currupted data and i cant get my sstar to load and it wont delete i spelled that wrong at browser it says corrupted data and it wont delete

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    The playstation dosent sense my memory card

  • Anonymous May 02, 2009

    every time i put my memtory card in it says no memory card inserted



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Hi Andrew555,


You will see two screws or so that hold the memory card together.  open the case of the memory card, The circuit board is probably slid back and not being held forward so that it inserts fully into the card reader on the PS2. Sometimes, the retianer that keep the memory Circuit board forward breaks, and you will have to use your ingenuity to figure a way to keep the circuit board pushed forward. 

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  • Maria_06 Sep 15, 2010

    Hi my PS2 memory card doesnt work first it was fine we could save and everything but all of the sudden the PS2 didnt read it anymore we thought that it could the PS2 but it wasnt we try another memory card and the PS2 read it just fine but so its not the PS2 what can i do to fix it ??????

  • Maria_06 Sep 15, 2010

    I serously need to know how to fix my memory card i dont know what happend if anyone has any idea of how to fix it please rspond

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    how can i keep it in plaice


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Good ole carbon scoring. Remember old Nintendo Cartridges. Try taking a cue tip with about 80% water to 20% rubbing alcohol and clean the leads on the inside of the memory card.

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You put your gall blader in ***********'s **** n then lick your memory card.It will automatically be fixed. Try it. Works.I know you dont believe me but if u'll do it mem card will be fixed.Else is urs choice

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My friends console did this too, we're playing twisted metal when the console shutdown for no aparrent reason, but if turning on and off 6 times, the data on the memory card showed back up and everything is working now, I'm an electronic junky but I dont know how this fixed anything but it did?!?? :)

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I dont think you can fix it but i tried to delete FAILED some guys said take ur music disk put in then turn it on then open browser and some kind things turn on memory card and just delete it i tried but FAILED i tried another things they said. i checked the whole pages to find how to delete i found one but i was to lazy do to so yeah ill just finded a thing (another than what i said now) its was more effective but more effective is to do this hope its helpfull : BUY NEW MEMORY CARD :d (JOKING) Aright serious thing Use uLaunch 4.12 to browse your Mc and either try to save the files or fix them.
If you download my version you may also need powerarchiver to extract the .7z file but you may need to do this on PC thats the best ohhh yeah :D

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Buy another memory card and open it if same chips are there then there is software problem and if there are more chips then your memorycard so remove it because they are haking chips

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So many probs with madden 08 i saved data on the card then turned off consule. Next day i try to play it and it says no data and it erased every game data idk if its the memory card thats broken or what
its the ps2 slim it would **** if i would have to start over in everything

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Most of the time Playstation 1 and 2 memory card no longer work is because they have an internal Battery and after several years it just plain dies. You cannot get it to work again, and anything that is on the card is erased when the battery dies. It is oldschool flash memory... Not the new stuff. YOU MAY AS WELL BUY A NEW THIRD PARTY PS1/2 MEMORY CARD, IT IS YOUR ONLY SOLUTION! Be aware that Third Party Cards only have a short Batterylife and if the person selling it to you has let it sit on shelf for a long time, it may not work either... Lucky they are very cheap.

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I was playing fifa 13 on my ps2(chipped version very hard to find original)no memory card inserted.Later i put the consle off then decided to put in the memory.But it kept saying no memory card inserted and some other bla bla bla.then i went to browser guess what NO DATA.I was so sad.

Posted on Jan 08, 2013


This isn't exactly a solution but, I've just run into the very same type of problem as the OP is talking about, playing the very same game, Madden 08.
However, when I load other games on the PS2 (tried with Tekken5 and Burnout), the saved data on the memory card is loading just like normal.

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this isnt a solution its a problem......
i dropped my ps2 with the memory card still in it and the
chip in the card came out. but i dont no how to face the chip in the
case to put it back together. help?!?!

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