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PS3 locks up when I try to load a PS2 game

So PS3 loads fine but when I insert a PS2 game into the system, the PS3 recognizes the disc as a PS2 game, the screen goes blank, the red light on top of thr controller turns off and it just stays like that. If I press the PS button the 4 red lights on the controller just keep blinking. I can eject the disc, but I can't turn the system off with the power button, I have to switch it off from the back. This happened with Silent Hill 2, FF 12, Resident Evil Code Veronica and Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones. The PS3 has the latest firmware, I tried reseting the settings and I even tried formating the harddrive but nothing worked. The system reads DVD movies fine but I don't have a blu-ray movie or game to test out yet. What could be wrong?

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  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2007

    I am having the same exact issue.....is there a fix for this yet?

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2007

    i have the same prob with my pal 60 gig PS3 locks up when I try to load a PS2 game , have updated , still nothing

  • Anonymous Dec 11, 2008

    same problen here any solutions yet?

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If you have a 40GB it has absolutely NO backwards compadability with PS2.

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