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PS2 is freezing up

My ps2 is freezing up when I go to play Madden 2008 online. Once an a player signs on to play me, I freeze.

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Re: PS2 is freezing up

Maybe its working to hard that it just stops, or getting to hot.

Posted on Dec 31, 2007

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Game freezes in the middle of the madden 2010 game

I had that problem with Madden 09.
I read on the internet that the older PS2 slimlines freeze
after Madden 06-07.
I bought a used satin silver SCPH 77001, a 2007 model I think,
and no more frezzing. plus this thing plays
all DVDs. not just some of them.

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I have tried the same thing and the only thing that i have found is that Play Station has took down the ps2 online network for the ps3

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Can't play Madden '09 online with PS2

Have you checked all the settings in your router? wait...people pc is dial-up right?  I didn't think dialup will work.

Mar 04, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Playing madden 09 online

If it says ea servers not available that means the servers are down for maintenance, this is not unusual for video game servers, happens once or twice a month....

Also keep in mind playstation servers and xbox server are totally different.

Aug 19, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Ps2 playing online madden with the network adaptor

  1. Turn off your PS2 console.
  2. Get your CAT5 Cable (link varies based on where your router or modem is).
  3. Put one end of the cable into the port of the Network adapter (or slim PS2 and PSX) port labeled "Network".
  4. Connect the other end in a free port in your router (or on the port on your broadband modem).
  5. Turn on PS2.
  6. Turn on modem (or router).
  7. Put in online game.
  8. Go to the online section in the game.
  9. Create a network Configuration
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Jan 05, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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This is usually the cause of a dirty disk and/or reading lens. If you bought different consoles and disks, this may be a result of unforunate coincedences.
Another thing that people dont know about however, is that video game creators will make the game faulty on purpose, to make it freeze, JUST before you get to the end of the game, this is so you will stay interested and buy more of their games.
Also, you may have a fan problem, after the game freezes, check and see if the ps2 is hot, it may be over heated.
Try unplugging it for 24 hours, then retry.
Have a good night

Jan 02, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Help Me Please

Does it happen to all games or just that one? Suggestion would be to bring that game to a video store and have them run their disc repair function on it. They may charge for that though.

Dec 31, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Ps2 slim madden 08 lag?

yeah, that happens on mine sometimes. IT happens on both the ps2 regular and my madden 07 for psp. I thin it's probably just trying to do too much at once, and slows down because the processor isn't powerful enough.

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PS2 online gaming with Madden 08

Erase all madden data from your memory card including network configuration and download the latest rosters and try again. The error happens when the rosters (between the two people playing) dont match and you try to connect online. Download the rosters and dont mess with them! This worked for me and i was getting a buzzing sound every time i tried to connect to a game online, i even went out and rented a another copy of the game, so definately a memory card problem.

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My game freezes at the same spot every time

First step should be to change the game by the new one (or clean the disc). If this still not help please advice.

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