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PS2 "Slimline" Can not read disk?

I've had my PS2 for just over a year now, I don't play on it much but I like a go on it now and then. My playstation has been in the same place and has not been damaged in anyway but for some reason it's now telling me it can't read the disk's? I've tryed all my games and it's saying the same thing. I know the games are working as I tried them on my Brothers. I also know that this is a common problem as my lil brothers got the same problem with him so what's the answer? Anyone?

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  • rennieb Dec 26, 2007

    I have had my ps2 slimline for just over a year! It was working perfectly well until just after xmas 07... now it is coming up with "Cannot read disc" with every single disc I have. I called the NZ PS2 helpline, and because it is out of warranty, they say it will cost me an arm and a leg to get it fixed. I told them I looked on the internet and that it is a common problem... They told me that it is not a common problem at all, and basically that you cant believe what you read on the internet!!! Please help me to resolve my problem. I have 2 kids that got only playstation games for xmas... and they cant play them!!!

  • bloode bloode Apr 11, 2008

    Is adjusting the lens voltage on the ps2 slimline different from the fat one?

  • Anonymous Nov 12, 2008

    dude mine dose the same thang but it dose it off and on idk how 2 fix it?



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The problem I had is my ps2 slimline wouldn't play ps2 games. so I went on line and followed instruction took it all apart cleaned everything nothing. put it back together, for some reason I openned the ps2 where the disk goes there you can see the eye, I took a small flat heat screw driver the ones you use to fix eye glasses, and put it under the eye assembly and so gentle pushed it up. now it works perfect. not to hard you don't want to break it, I didn't even see it move. Hope this helps

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The lens needs to be cleaned. Blow the dust off with a can of air then GENTLY swab the lens with rubbing alcohol and blow off again.

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Try cleaning the lence with a tissue paper dipped in sprit

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