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Playstation 2 problem

Hi, My playstation 2 console will not read any game disks, but did read and play a lens cleaning disk. Can you provide me with a solution for this problem?

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  • Simdav Dec 27, 2007

    Thanks for that, but I have always had it horizontally and I did try it vertical. I also tried a brand new game and that did not work. Thanks anyway

  • Simdav Dec 27, 2007

    You P***k, I have had the console for about 8 years and just wandered if anyone knew how to fix it without chucking it and adding to the carbon footprint!!!!!!

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Mine had stopped reading ps2 games but continued to read original ps games. I used some of that canned air and blew the dust off the lense. It's working fine now.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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I would try cleaning your Playstation games, Check and make sure that the games your trying to play are not cracked in anyway. Also, if you have your system standing vertically lay it down horizontally. Many times after you've closed the disk in it lens to far away from the lens.

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

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Hello,

The reason your play station 2 keeps reading disc error is either because the lens is weak, dirty, or the disk is not compatible with the console.

You can try to use a lens cleaner to clean the lens or totally replace the lens with a new one.

You can also try other disc to see if its the same thing it will show.

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you might want to get a long q-tip and gently put alcohol on it and swap the lens.then have another tip ready to dry off. ps2 games are basiclly a dvd . and you can find info about a lawsuit that sony has against them for not being able to read dvd's.

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