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Game problem! my game (midnight club 3 DUB edition) for PS2 keeps freezing up in a certian part of the game and the disk is scratches, and i was wondering if it is my PS2 system is causing the problem?

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Re: game problem!

This problem occurs when there is some problem with the laser lens, not bad/broken laser. it can be happen if the lens is unclean, e.g. dusty, hampered a piece of plastic and even hair, so the loading game is too slow, and become froze. Cleaning the laser lens, Using a Q tip with a small amount of isopropyl alcohol, gently rub the laser lens, and then use the dry end to remove excess alcohol. don't forget the guide arms that may need re-greasing, as these parts can affect the operation of the console if they are dry.

Hope this be of some help/idea. Pls post back should you need additional information...

Posted on Nov 07, 2007

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