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PS2 hi, my PS2 isn't working. When i put a game or movie in and press X it goes to the browser screen and shows no data

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Re: PS2

Lens has gone bad, u can buy used ones at gamestop....

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How do I watch a movie?

You should be able to put the DVD in the tray and should automatically recognize it and go into the movie.
What type of media are you trying to watch. PS2's cannot play blu-ray movies.

Mar 09, 2011 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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My ps2 wont work when i put in a game it goes to the menu where it shows the memory card and disc when i click on the disc it keeps returning to that screen, what do i do to fix it.?

It is the problem of the disc try a new disc.If the new disc works put in the old disc and press it firmly into ps2 and try it should work.If the old games dint work you have got to give ps2 for service there is nothing you can do buddy.

Jan 27, 2010 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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When we turn on the ps2 it does not go to the game it goes to this browser thing

WhEn u turn on your ps2 u can press the open button until it goes to the browser and click on the 1 that shows up too see your memory or click on the disk that shows up if it doen show up then eather your eye is dirty or game is dirty or 2 scrached or just put game in and it should go rght to the game hve fun :D

Oct 07, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Browser shows no data on PlayStation 2 Console

I am having the same problem with my PS2, but I have an HDD inside of mine. I am told this is a circuit problem inside the PS2 that doesn't allow the information to be transfered to the RAM. That's why you see “No Data” instead of the usual problem of “Disc Read Error”. I hate to say it, but it sounds like you are going to have to do the same thing I am about to do. Send it in to Sony and get it repaired.

I am also pretty sure this PS2 you are talking about is the large fat one, and not the slim one.

Sep 03, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Ps2 slimline.... disc doesnt spin, laser not flashing or moving... no data on browser

My ps2 has/had the same problem, it wouldn't read DVD movies at all and ps1 games were always hit or miss. The only two solutions i can suggest are cleaning the lens or replacing the little cotton pad that holds the disk in place near the laser. This seemed to fix it for me, it works about 85% of the time now. Hope one of these helps

Apr 16, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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Disc read error

Sounds like a disk read error alright. Try replacing the laser eye device in the PS2. I know a good place with pretty low costing parts for PS2s. RichsPSXParts. If not the laser eye try the ribbon cable between the hard drive and the laser eye. Those I'd think be the most obvious first checks. I'm not 100% on it since every one I know whos PS2 does that wont let me look at it instead the throw it away. Such a waste.

Apr 10, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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NO data shown on PS2

I've had this problem with my previous PS2. What we had to do is buy another one. If you have to do this you're pretty lucky because they've come down in price. When i had to replace mine it was $250.

Dec 30, 2007 | Video Game Consoles

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Lost my password for ps2

Put a DVD into the PS2 and let it try to load. When the screen says chenge to level four select yes. When the entry window pops up,press the select button on the controller. It should say reset password or something like that. Put in 7444. Then when you rename the password put in 0000. You will have to do it again 0000.
Once the movie starts, not the menu screen, but the movie actually playing, Press Select button again. The PS2 DVD menu should appear. Cursor over to the toolbox or Setup, and press X. Cursor over to the third icon, and press X. Arrow down to PArental and press X. Change the Parental lockout to OFF.

I am not completely sure about the procedure here but the numbers are correct.

Nov 11, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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Dvd playback

Is yours an original Playstation or a Slim?

Likely your lens is just dirty. Ars put up a great tutorial for this repair (I advise you not to play with the lens-adjustment section unless a mere cleaning doesn't work) here:

If it's a Slim, skip the "opening" stuff and just follow the instructions for cleaning the lens, it's already exposed when you open the top of the unit.

Nov 09, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 Slimline Console

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DVD-videos won't play, games do

If your PS2 is chipped for playing PS2 fake games then try the following steps: 1)Insert the DVD movie in your PS2 and hold the power button of PS2 until it light goes red. 2)Now again hold the power button until the light turns in green. and after that your DVD movie should work. ________________________________________________ If above solution does not works replace the lens with a new one.

Sep 01, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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