The ps2 only turns on and goes to the main menu. I go to the browser to load up the games and it just takes about twenty seconds and repeats it over and over. The games are not scratched and it wont play DVD's or CD's. Please help!!!!
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Remove any disk and close the disk tray. Turn off your system and let it sit for a few seconds before turning it back on. Select the "Language" option from the main menu to open the language menu.
Move the cursor up using the directional pad on your controller until you get to "Language Select." Push the X button repeatedly until it lists "ENGLISH." This changes the audio settings from English to Spanish.
Scroll down to the "Subtitles" option in the language menu and change this setting to Spanish as well. The subtitles will appear in ENGLISH at the bottom of the screen every time a character in the game speaks. If you wish, you can skip this step and rely only on the audio settings.
Press the Circle button on your controller to move back to the main menu, which will save the settings. Select the correct time and date setting for your time zone, if the system asks you to do so. Push the Circle button again to access the main menu.
Place a PS2 game into your console and let the game load. You should now have ENGLISH, settings on your PS2, including subtitles.
Dear Sir!You should increase the disc speed.Follow these steps to increase the disc speed:
Step 1>>Turn on your PS2 without inserting any disc into it.
Step 2>>Wait for the main menu [Containing Browser and System Configuration ].
Step 3>>Press Triangle Button to enter Version Information menu.
Step 4>>Move the cursor to Play Station Driver and Press Triangle to enter Play Station Driver menu.
Step 5>>At PlayStation Driver screen, Press x at Disc Speed and set it to Fast.
Step 6>>Enter game disc and enjoy.
Hope that solves your problem.Good Luck!
Disc read errors are mainly due to worn out lens or dirty PS2
lens.Clean your PS2 lens to get rid of this problem if your lens is
dirty.Watch this video it will help you to know how to clean your PS2
lens.Watch it carefully.
Remember to keep your PS2 in Dust free environment if you don't want your PS2 lens to get dirty. If your PS2 can not play certain games like Rock band try this tip:
Turn on your PS2 without inserting any disc.
Menu screen will appear like:
Press the (triangle) Button to enter Version Information Menu that looks like
Highlight the Play Station Driver as above and again press (triangle).
New screen will appear like
Highlight the Disc Speed as above and press button,to enter Disc Speed Menu
And set it from Standard to "Fast".
After you set Disc Speed to Fast, Press and Hold Reset Button to turn off your console.
Then again Press and Hold Reset Button till the Blue Light turns on.
try cleaning the lens.
for a slimline PS2, try a Q-tip with a little bit of alcohol on it and lightly touch the lens. gently TWIRL the Q-tip. use the other end of the Q-tip to dry the lens, again, gently twirl the Q-tip. or you could use a laser lens cleaner (see below).
for a fat PS2, either use a laser lens cleaner specifically for video game systems (Best Buy, etc.)
or go here and go to the very end.
hope this helps :D
Here's what I did to fix the same problem on my PS2 (Slim model # SCPH-70012). This should work for all models of PS2's. (Slim or Fat). Sony says all models can read a dual layer disc. If the fix doens't work then you need to send in your PS2 for service.
1) Start up the PS2 with no disc in it. 2) Highlight the 'Browser' menu and press the 'green triangle' button. 3) Highlight the 'Console' menu and press the 'green triangle' button. 4) Highlight the Diagnostics menu and press the 'blue X' button and select 'ON'. 5) Press the 'red O' button to back out of this menu. 6) Highlight the 'PlaystationDrive' menu and press the 'green triangle' button. 7) Highlight the 'Disc Speed' menu and press the 'blue X' button and select 'FAST'. 8) Press the 'red O' button to back out of this menu. 9) Turn off your PS2.
10) This step is optional.......I blew into the main unit to loosen any dust out of it and then carefully used my shirt to wipe across the lens at the back of the drive. I'm not sure if this mattered or not. Since I did this in conjuction with the above steps I can't say if this is needed.
11) Insert the disc and turn the PS2 back on. The diagnostics should run and automatically adjust your PS2 to play the game. I was amazed! Mine loaded right up after several previous days of nothing.
12) I checked the settings after the initial load and the Diagnostics and Drive speed reset to normal so it must be a one time run thing. My game has loaded everytime since and I haven't had to re-do the settings at all.
This might be due to the over usage of the reading lense without cleaning.so i request u to open the console.you would see another cover covering the lense.open tat too.with the help of tissue just try to wipe out the lense n jus turn on the ps2 without closing anythin to jus check whether everythin is workin..if the dvd works,then arrange back or put back everythin back to it's position..hope this would work...else try calling a service engineer.
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The laser is slipping on the worm gear that moves it. You will need to need to open your playstation and check to make sure the rails are properly greased so it is able to move without resistance. Also, check the tiny plastic arm(or metallic) to see if it has worn down.
If you hear a click click click...that is the sound of a dead laser. Or close to it.
Google playstation 2 repair and you should be able to find many free guides to assist you with your problem, if you are a tiny bit handy.