Discussion in 'PS2 - DVD backup discussion' started by spicyboys, Feb 14, 2007.
how am i suppose to work it? i cant seem to work @_@
Are you using magic keys II? You just put the dvd of SM 3.8 in and it should boot up and show Normal, special, SMBoot etc. You would then at this point swap discs and press X.
If it is not working, sometimes the discs are bad. Try both the CD version and DVD and see if they both work. I had to send back my DVD the first time and they exchanged it for me.
yes, i am using magic keys II, but i cant install the 3rd key. and the DVD disc of SM seems to be like... not even. it won't go in my pstwo perfectly. the CD one works perfectly. but the DVD one says 'please insert a disc'
Your 3rd key should be put in, if not read the following thread to help, and either try the straw method or tape it down.
But it sounds like your DVD disk is not working so I would contact whomever you bought it from and exchange it.
hm... how does the 'straw' method work? do you know by any chance?
There is a forum thread on it that i posted in the magic keys II post in which I just gave link above.
Just scroll down the page part way and you will see the links to the threads about the straw method.
I had some issues when i first used it, but I figured out that when i was using the slide tool it wasn't closing the tray completely. So just make sure the tray is completely locked in. Try that and see if it works.
The other thing is when burning the games try burning at 1x
ooh, ok i get you guys. so then once i put 3rd key in, i'm set? or everytime i want to play a new game. i have to take out 3rd key and etc?
Once that 3rd key is in there u are all set and just leave it there.
You then just boot with swap magic everytime to play backups and change discs at the screen prompt.
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