After 10-20 minutes of playing any game, the game locks up. Most times, the screen freezes with the image visible, but other times it goes blank. You can turn it off and then back on again and you get another 10 minutes or so of playing time before it locks up again. The console is the slim version and is 1 year old.
My ps2 actually did this for a long time. Either it "Died" as they say, or something is wrong with the internal part of the ps2. If you open it properly, there is a white gear you'll find. This keeps the cd, and a few other things on track. Turn this gear to the left 3-5 ticks. Close the ps2 and it should be fixed. If you have anymore problems post it please.
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take the Ps2 gaming console to nearest Sony service center the problem is with lens it sometimes run quiet well but sometimes got hang you can do one little thing & try it take any of the Ps2 games which are getting freeze while playing take Colgate toothpaste the regular one take a little bit of it & apply on the game disc rub it on the disc & then clean & wipe out with a clean smooth cloth & clean properly after cleaning the disc will look good neat in condition but please make sure no particle is left after cleaning & now play the disc on Ps2 & see if it still get freeze then their is a problem with console better check it at nearest Sony service center for trouble free working
It could be a couple of things. Most likely being that your disc is scratched, and everytime about 30 minutes into the vdeo game or Movie, your system cannot read the data and just stops finctioning. Try a different disc to see if it locks up on it at the same timing.
The other thing that may be aggrevating your Console and causing it to lock is dust and lint build up. If the dust and lint bloack the heat from getting out it will lock up on you say after 30 minutes or less. open your case and clean all the dust and lint out.