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CogSwap Loader Manual (graphs)

Discussion in 'PS2 - DVD backup discussion' started by xrobelx, Feb 23, 2006.

  1. xrobelx

    xrobelx Member

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    Boot PS2 CD-Rs
    1. Load up CogSwap Loader
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    When you are here, just do the CogSwap. "you know with the slide card"
    Thats all...
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    Boot PS2 DVD±Rs
    1. Load up CogSwap Loader
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    When you are here, Press "EJECT" to open the disk TRAY and place an ORIGINAL PS2 DVDROM Disk with a higher TOC than the DVD Backup, Press "EJECT" to close the TRAY.

    2. Now wait about 10 - 20 sec., when it show this image:
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    Press "X" button [bold]ONCE[/bold].

    3. When this image show up:
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    Make the CogSwap with the slide card, and place your Backup DVD±R and Press "X" once. and lets Play...
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    TOC = [bold]T[/bold]able [bold]O[/bold]f [bold]C[/bold]ontent.
    Lets say that the TOC is only the size of the game.
    You need a equal or bigger game in TOC "size" to play a backup game.
    If you have a smaller game in TOC than your backup, the game will go to a black screen, and never load up.
    Just try a bigger TOC game.
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    I recommend Burn your Backups in DVD-R disks and in the slowest speed that you can.
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    I have the phat PS2, so a can't tell you how this works on the slim ver. I think is opening the PS2 and cover the sensors with some sticky tape. dont know this is another theme.
     
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    can you boot a psx game this way as well

    cos every body is going to ask
     
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    Ohh thankx boobooman, I forgot that.
    No, you can not boot PSX backups games..
     
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    I like the guide. It's very detailed and the pictures are sure to help a lot of people with this. However, I was unable to play my backup copy of a PS2 CD game by just simply cog swaping at the very start, like your guide says. What games did you try it with and it worked?
     
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    I load up marvel vs capcom 2, xsquad, winback, contra shattered soldiers and many mores....
     
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    I use it for everything my son keeps scratching up the swap disk
     
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    Isaac27, If you want to try, you can put a ps2 cd game "not a dvd game" when it display "PS2 CD ROM" [bold]DON'T PRESS X HERE[/bold] make the swap, place your ps2 cd backup "cd-r" and now press [bold]"X"[/bold].

    If any doubt, PM me!!
     
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    I am having the same problem as you Isac. Can you let me know if it works because I was using someone elses ps2cd. If not maybe we could use cdloader.elf to load the cd's? Thanks for the help thus far.
     
  10. Isaac27

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    I tried that method already awhile ago with no luck. I wrote about it in this other thread: http://forums.afterdawn.com/thread_view.cfm/320076

    I also tried the CDLoader method (which I talk about as well on that other thread) with no luck there either. I still have yet to figure out a way to load the PS2 CDs.
     
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    How do you burn your ps2 game?
    I recommend you to not create an ISO for PS2 blue cd games, just make a copy of the game with the copy disk option in nero.
    Because I try to copy a couple of PS2 cd games creating an ISO and burn it to a cd, when I try to boot never boots. Try that and let me know if works, cuz i have a many PS2 cd-rs backup and cogswap load it well.

    some PS2 cd-rs that I already use with cogswap:
    Capcom Vs. SNK II
    Marvel Vs. Capcom II
    Xsquad
    Winback 1
    Contra Shattered Soldiers
    and some more...
     

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