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My Ps2 slot for memory card saver wont work. The second slot works fine, but the first slot you cant put the memory car in. If you can hel Best regards.

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Try cleaning the slot with the use of a flattened q-tip dipped in an alcohol and check if there's something blocking the memocard from being inserted

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  1. Plug your PS2 memory card into the adaptor
  2. Plug the adaptor into a free USB port on your PS3
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  4. If the adaptor is working you should see an item called "Memory Card (PS2)". Below the title should be the size of the card and how much is in use-in my case "1334 KB / 7998 KB"
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  7. Enter a name for the new Internal Memory Card that will be created on the hard drive, or leave the default name. I named mine "Original PS2 saves". Select "OK"
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is your memory card working properly? could be a corrupted memory card or a faulty memory card slot.
try putting a friend's memory card on that same slot.
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Anyway. Can you quickly try the following:

-breathe into the memory card - make sure the moisture from your breath gets onto the contacts.

It a bit like spraying WD40 on a car when it wont start. Sometimes its all it takes.

If that doesnt work then given that the card works in another console, I'm afraid in all likelihood you've been sold a faulty PS2. Sorry :(

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Hi Lofatman,

 

If this problem happens with the memory card when its in either slot 1 or slot 2

I suggest you clean the contacts of the memory card. 

 

If it just happens when you have in Slot 1 or Slot 2 only,

 Go to Radio Shack and get a Can of contact cleaner that has a Brush built into the Spray nozzle. 

  1. Turn off the PS2 and disconnect the power cord.
  2. Use a small screwdriver to press open the memory card slot. Do not use too much force, its delicate.
  3. Push the Brush sprayer up into the memorycard slot and spray a little and brush away at the memory slot contacts.

if you do not have success with that, you must open the PS2 case, and Remove the Controler ports and clean up the whole controller port assembly.

 

If that doesn't work, and your frustrated and not Electronically skilled enough to do this.  I can get the PS2 in tip top shape, for $32 and that includes return shipping.  I run the website www.playstationclinic.com

 

This should put you in business.

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