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Playstation 2 will not read the disc

My son's playstation 2 will take the disc but then goes right to a browser/system configuration page. When I choose browser it says reading disc... and stays like that for a long time. It is on a memory card page at this point. If I choose the memory slot it comes up with his latest game Lego Batman. I can't get it to do anything else. Help!! We have a sim one that is also doing the same thing. Do they need a severe cleaning (bought second hand)? The slim playstation would work if I cleaned the lens with alcohol. Thanks for your reply.

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Try going to the version press the triangle button then go to the console then enter then turn on the diagnostic then put the disc then go to the browser then wait for the cd to pop.(DO NOT TURN OFF THE PS2 OTHERWISE THIS MIGHT NOT WORK.)

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