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PS2 Slim Will Not Read Games

When loading a game, the screen goes to the browser configuration screen. It sounds like the disc is spinning - it seems to have a clicking noise when spinning - louder than normal. We can't get any games to start up. Please help. Thanks.

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  • haz1 Nov 04, 2007

    It starts up properly and it has a delay before it starts to spin the disk. It will spin the disk for a couple of seconds and it will stop spinning completly and will not start spinning again. HELP!



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Hay you should put in another game and make sure its the disc not the ps2

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HI Pepper,

You need to try clenaing the Laser Lens. This is done by Using Q-tip and a window cleaner like Windex. Lightly Dampen one end of the Q-Tip and swab the lens with a slight bit of aggression. Use the Dry end of the swab to dry the lens. Try it out. Also you could have your laser gear popped out. look at the long worm gear to be sure it is stuck in the black holder. This should help you. In the unfortunate event it does not, you probably need a new laser. I do think you will get it working becasue you hear the Disc spinning. If the Laser was really dead, the disc would not spin as in it cannot tell the computer the laser sees a disc. Does the same thing as though no disc is in the drive bay. Contact me at if you need service.

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