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PS2 Wont Play

Boots up to a browser/configuration screen and not to game

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  • Anonymous Nov 04, 2007

    the same thing happens to me, the ps2 goes right to the browser congfiguration screen and wont play the games

  • MJDS Jul 31, 2008

    Rock Band: When I load the game, it takes me to the configuration screen and nothing else happens. What can I do for it to load so I can play?

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    I have a PS2 with a Hard disk inside,when i try to turn it on..configuration always prompts in and i cant by bass it..



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I hope your in the right posting area, this is for the Phat PS2 consoles with the drawer that comes out to put the CD in. Procedure is different for Slim PS2.

  1. Disconnect power and turn the case upside down.
  2. Remove the screw covers to expose the case screws. These are little square pieces or square rubber pads. You can use a thin knife blade to pry the hard plastic squares up.
  3. Remove all the screws.
  4. Remove the Warranty sticker to the right edge of the power socket.
  5. Turn the PS2 over to set it right side up.
  6. lift the top cover from the back and pull it forward slightly to clear the CD tray. Be careful of a possibly Ribbon cable attached to the lid going to the Reset/Eject buttons. Roll the cover over to the right leaving the ribbon intact.
  7. Remove the CD tray lid.
  8. Polish the Laser lens, and remove any lint or hair from the CD area. Use Alcohol and cotton swabs to clean the laser lens. By the way, Alcohol will damage a PS2 Slim lens. All lens are not created equally.
  9. Hook up the power and A/v Cables.
  10. Remove the little white disc from the CD tray lid.
  11. Place a Disc on the spindle, and cap the disc with the little white piece that you removed from the CD tray cover.
  12. Boot up the PS2 and test it, Continue cleaning until you get it to work.
  13. Put it back together, and you’re in business.
If you have trouble you can send your PS2 to the Playstation Clinic for Repair. Contact

Posted on Nov 07, 2007


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is it scratched anywhere

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