I had a magic 3.1+D9 mod chip installed into my playstation, and yesterday I tried to backup some of my games. I used +RW discs which I was later told don't work and they didn't. OK I see the problem there, so I went and got a ten pack of verbatim +R because that is what a lot of people recommended. I tried some movies on TDK+R's and they worked fine. I used dvd decrypt and this time I got the red screen "Please insert a playstation or playstation 2 media disc" I have done everything I can think of the only thing left is the chip. Is there any way to test the chip to see if its installed correctly? This is what I do from start to finish when I attempt a backup. I put the Playstation 2 game into my dvd drive. I open up dvd decrypter and I click on the mode button, scroll down to iso and select read. The program then gives me a list of garbage on the right hand side which says, AXV CD/DVD-ROM 2.2a (SCSI) Current Profile: DVD-ROM Disc Information: Status: Complete Erasable: No Sessions: 1 Sectors: 1,358,192 Size: 2,781,577,216 bytes Time: 301:51:17 (MM:SS:FF) Physical Format Information (Last Recorded): Book Type: DVD-ROM Part Version: 1 Disc Size: 120mm Maximum Read Rate: 10.08Mbps Number of Layers: 1 Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP) Linear Density: 0.267 um/bit Track Density: 0.74 um/track First Physical Sector of Data Area: 196,608 Last Physical Sector of Data Area: 1,554,799 Last Physical Sector in Layer 0: 0 So then I hit the decrypt button(the big one with the disc and a green arrow pointing to the hard drive icon.) So it then starts to write the iso file to my hard drive. So now I have an mds file that is called dvdimage and its 5KB. Along with that is a winrar archive that says dvdimage and its 2,716,384KB. So now I go back to dvd decrypter and click on iso, write. I then select the try to select the winrar dvdimage thats 2Gb but a message says I have to use the mds file so then I click on the write button. So it starts to write to the disc and after about 17 minutes its finished. Now the info on the right reads PHILIPS DVD+RW-D28 1.29 (ATA) Current Profile: DVD+R Disc Information: Status: Complete Erasable: No Sessions: 1 Sectors: 1,358,192 Size: 2,781,577,216 bytes Time: 301:51:17 (MM:SS:FF) Supported Write Speeds: 2x, 2.4x Physical Format Information (Last Recorded): Disc ID: MCC-003-00 Book Type: DVD+R Part Version: 1 Disc Size: 120mm Maximum Read Rate: Not Specified Number of Layers: 1 Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP) Linear Density: 0.267 um/bit Track Density: 0.74 um/track First Physical Sector of Data Area: 196,608 Last Physical Sector of Data Area: 1,554,799 Last Physical Sector in Layer 0: 0 So have I done everything right so far? Was I supposed to extract the winrar dvdimage file? Did I burn it onto the disc correctly? Now to the best of my knowledge I have done everything right. I go put the back up in the playstation then I hit the reset button and it takes me to the screen that says to put in the playstation2 media. I try turning the power off and then on I try ejecting the disc and then putting it back in everytime with the same results, could it be the verbatim, I thought if the machine would read TDK+R's then it should read Verbatim+R's. The only thing left I can think of is the chip. No matter what I try I get the red screen. Are the verbatim discs I bought no good? I really can't think of anything else that could be wrong, I write at 1X speed and use dvd+r verbatim discs, but nothing works.