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Playstation 2 slim

Plays ps1 games but wont read ps2 games , says no data on the disk.Ive tried cleaning disk and lense , same thing..but it will read ps1 games happily and play.

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  • ctsglasgow Jul 19, 2008

    Thanks for that , im in the same situation tho , ps2 slim wont read the ps2 game.In fairness the game does have a lot of marks on it , ive tried cleaning with alcohol , tried toothpaste cos i read that somewhere , no joy with any of that.

    Im new to the ps2 so could well be overlooking something but dont see what , went through the config screens but same thing no matter what settings i use.

    Its annoying because i can still use ps1 discs and had looked forward to this ps2.

    Im hoping to procure another ps2 game tonight and see how that goes , im frustrated cos i just got this medal of honor rising sun and it wont work..bah

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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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