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Someone please help.

Can I use duct tape?

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how? The xbox pretty much has all of the games the ps2 does, with the addition of better graphics, and a far supior build quality inc better laser. Indeed there was. Click the button below to indicate that you agree to these terms, which will unblock your account. my review here

As a great Playstation fan, I never thought the day would come when I would turn my back on it, but after doing so I have no regrets at all. Purple discs always come up with a god damn error. It's best described in this IGN.com Disk Read Error faq.. DaFatassassin 25.912 προβολές 2:22 How to clean my Playstation 2 slim laser.

Ps2 Disc Read Error Fix

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After some online research I found that some models were fitted with notoriously weak lasers, mine being one of them. I can't help you with your freezing problem, but your disc is legit, so don't worry about that.posted by phaded at 8:31 PM on September 9, 2007 I have a similar A person from work had a similar problem, but his PS2 wouldn't read either(CD and DVD). Ps2 Wont Read Blue Discs Bonus Question: Is Way of Samurai 2 a blue disk game?

Forum Forum Home FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Site Leaders What's New? Ps2 Blue Disc Tape Trick Creating a repetitive error. Someofthe PS2's collects alot of dust inside (like the laser) and should be cleanoften. Moving ahead on my theory I tested the smoothness of the tops of all these discs and the top of the BLUE discs appeared to be more slippery.

so as the lens gets weaker you can make it stronger.

it is not ment to completly get rid of the problem but just keep you ps2 alive Blue Ps2 Discs Increasing the laser power will burn them out faster but I see it as a problem of it being dead or dying and I'd rather have "dying." I personally prefer to It amounts to putting two one inch strips of scotch tape on the top of the problem game disc, as evenly as possible with each other symmetrically near the middle of Again, no luck.

  1. It just popped into my head one day.
  2. TechSpyBlog 77.614 προβολές 3:58 PS2 Blue Discs Explained - Διάρκεια: 2:12.
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  4. Google and you can find instructions & YouTube videos on how to clean inside.

    Fantastic suggestion!

  5. Can you expand on this a bit?

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I'd try a disk polisher first, just in case... http://www.gamespot.com/forums/games-discussion-1000000/ps2-blue-disks-26697306/ I'll find that site and post a link for you. Ps2 Disc Read Error Fix http://www.tweak3d.net/articles/ps2repair/ Pretty good guide, complete with pictures. Ps2 Disc Read Error Fix Slim This is my first instructable so please be kind.

one controls the voltage for reading cds and another for dvds.And you can tell if a game is a dvd or cd by looking at the back of the case. this page To think I was almost going to go through the hellish call, beg, ship, pay and wait process throughSony. Beowulfs_Ghost Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: Mar 27, 2001Posts: 2711 Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2007 11:26 pm The first Lego Star Wars game is what drove me to get a slim PS2. Sam Campbell 18.837 προβολές 2:52 How To Fix The Blue Disk Error Problem With Any PS2!! (2016) - Διάρκεια: 2:32. Ps2 Blue Disc Fix

Is this a know issue with Ico? thats what i have to do if i want to play games like NHL Hitz2002, Twisted Metal Black, or Virtua Fighter4.Talldude80

Looks like I've got something try out when I get home. Photo Gallery Rules/FAQ Mobile Rebelscum.com Advanced Search Forum Community and Miscellaneous Wuher's Cantina My PS2 won't play discs with purple backs?!? get redirected here Try loading the game with the PS2 in vertical position.

If you wish to be unblocked, you must agree that you will take immediate steps to rectify this issue. Ps2 Disc Read Error Fix Without Opening Thisoccured muchsooner than one would expect for the lens assembly to engage. Don't have an account?

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Scott Tarr Ars Praefectus Tribus: Detroit Registered: Feb 19, 1999Posts: 4606 Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2007 7:33 pm Not having owned a PS2, I'm lost.I was under the impression that all FirstDiscoveryMember Since: August 16, 2008Posts: 5486FirstDiscoveryFollowForum Posts: 5486Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#7 Posted by FirstDiscovery (5486 posts) - 7 years, 10 months ago LOL i remember at a When I open the lid and close it again it helps sometimes, but not always. Why Are Some Ps2 Discs Blue Needs: McLuke (C4), McChewie, McSolo, McRebel Trooper, Starkiller, FuGrievous, Comic Pack # 6 (Luke & R2) Reply With Quote 08-30-2003,09:13 AM #3 jediraven82 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Ignore

The laser could get damaged.

I was doing more damage to my PS2 BEFORE I put the tape on than now.

Before, the disc was "making those horrible scratching noises" and was "bouncing I could try a disk polisher but I really don't think it's a scratch, there aren't any major scratches on the disk.posted by crios at 7:56 PM on September 9, 2007 Got the machine back together correctly (dang rail pin! http://spamdestructor.com/ps2-disc/ps2-disc-read-error-faq.php Laser radiation and nuclear radiation are tow completely different things.

Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation = Laser

I must be lucky or something because I have one of the first PS2's

Rethary 109.584 προβολές 3:44 GTA San Andreas - FINAL MISSION - End Of The Line (HD) - Διάρκεια: 26:47. Nekojin "Had to go and touch it." Moderator et Subscriptor Tribus: The city with no police force Registered: Sep 7, 1999Posts: 19713 Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2007 8:12 pm quote:Originally posted The PS2 emulator is the free option. MetalJesusRocks 1.323.655 προβολές 15:48 How to Fix a Scratched or Damaged Disc and Unreadable Disc Error for Xbox, Playstation, and PC - Διάρκεια: 7:26.

best of luck to you.thanks dude, it workedno prob. Wish I could explain it lol...thanks for checking out my instructable ;)how did you come up with this? States M - W Austin TX Cincinnati / Tristate Area Dallas / Fort Worth TX Houston Area Report Las Vegas Long Island Maryland/DC/Virginia Michigan New Jersey New England Norfolk VA North It was brought to my attention again this weekend when I went to Gateway (a gaming convention), and found that a friend's Worms Forts wouldn't play on my system either -

thewaffleninja 145.792 προβολές 1:52 Gamerade - Cleaning and Restoring a Playstation 2 (Fat Model) - Adam Koralik - Διάρκεια: 25:54. I looked your post back up, added to small strips of masking tape as you picture and VOILA! As a great Playstation fan, I never thought the day would come when I would turn my back on it, but after doing so I have no regrets at all. Zelda and Metroid are good games.

The xbox pretty much has all of the games the ps2 does, with the addition of better graphics, and a far supior build quality inc better laser. At first it is not so bad, ... 1 Step 1: Materals"Disk Read Error'"PS2 Big Phillips head Screw Driver Small Phillips head Screw Driver Flat Headed Screw Driver Pen or Sharpie i have this problem also trick6952Member Since: August 9, 2005Posts: 1488trick6952FollowForum Posts: 1488Followed by: 0Reviews: 1 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#17 Posted by trick6952 (1488 posts) - 7 years, 10 months ago let's makeExplore PublishClassesLogin|Sign Upshare what you makeFeatured: Intel IoTLEDsCostumesWith Instructables you can share what you make with the world, and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.How it Works »New Instructable

When the optics finally give up the ghost there are places to buy the entire assembly. The CD games are lighter, and this apparently allows some games to play.posted by lucien at 3:46 AM on September 10, 2007 Ahh, the horrible disk read error problem. AZ Collectors' Board Birmingham, AL Collectors Chicago, IL Denver Metro-Area Georgia Florida Collectors Indianapolis/Indiana Iowa & Illinois Lexington, KY Los Angeles Area Reports Louisiana Orange County, CA Sacramento CA San Francisco Rather have my playstation back up and running, but still...

My autographed Star Wars action figure collection. When blue disks slip, it makes it even harder for the eye to read them. I've heard of this being a problem, as my friend also has the same dilema. Turned another 3 clicks, tested, etc.