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Ps2 will play ps2 dvd games but wont play dvd movies

Will play my Final Fantasy XII but won't play a dvd movie........however, it will play a burned dvd movie

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  • Lee39 Jul 15, 2008

    what is parnet settings? i think there is something wrong with the mechanics......ps2 doesnt even recognize dvd in and on another dvd i got it sounds like it is rotating off-kilter.....system makes funny noises sometimes.....i think i really need someone to look at it.

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Might want to check the parnet settings on the system

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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    victoria bennett Jul 15, 2008

    ya sounds like you might need a new ps2 then goo luck finding anouther one of those you will have to upgrade to ps3 make sure you get the ps3 that can play ps2 game though have a good day

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Where do you find fourth piece of medallion in final fantasy 12 ?


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Try this to play DVD movies on your PS2 if it wont play DVD movies.


If your PS2 works fine with Games and just wont play any DVD movies at all.Then you should try this trick to play movies on your PS2:

  1. Turn on your PS2 without inserting any disc.
  2. Menu screen will appear like:894e4e5.jpg
  3. Press the ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle) Button to enter Version Information Menu that looks like3aef030.jpg
  4. Highlight the Play Station Driver as above and again press ps_b_triangle.gif (triangle).
  5. New screen will appear like0163e66.jpg
  6. Highlight the Disc Speed as above and press ps_b_x.gif button,to enter Disc Speed Menu
  7. And set it from Standard to "Fast".
  8. After you set Disc Speed to Fast, Press and Hold Reset Button to turn off your console.
  9. Then again Press and Hold Reset Button till the Blue Light turns on.
  10. Remove the Reset Button and Press it again.
Be patient and wait till the movie plays itself.If your lens is good then it will play DVD in first go else try again till it PLAY your DVD movie.


Thank you!


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The problem can be with your scanning lens that might be dirty.Clean your PS2 lens first.Watch this video to learn how to clean PS2 lens.



Always keep your PS2 in clean place.If lens cleaning wont work then try following trick.Click to view it.Although its for PS2 DVD movies but you can try it to play God of War too. Good luck!


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My playstation is unable to read dvd movies do i need some kind of cleaner for it and what type?


dOn wOrRy all u hAv to do is
to turn on uR pS2 witthout puttin a DVD oR aNy diSc........
on mEnu screen gOto [options] by pRessing 'triangle' button.........
a new screen will appear select by pressing 'X' [DISC SPEED]....n sEt it to fAst
.....then insert the DVD movie........tURn off PS2....
press n hold the reset button till the blue light is turned on
......release the button and press it again..............
it wOuld take a little tYm foR uR DVD movie to be loAded........
be patient till the movie plays it self..............
If uR DVd still wont play then you should clean your PS2's lens Watch this video.....!!!

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