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What is wrong?

Discussion in 'PS2' started by abx, Feb 21, 2005.

  1. abx

    abx Guest

    Yesterday my ps2 was working great. I have a mod chip and HD advanced with a 200gb Maxtor hard drive. This morning when I put a PS2 DVD game in (original not backed up) I got the blue BROWSE and SYSTEM CONFIGURATION page. I selected the X in an attempt to read the DVD and got NO DATA. READING DISK is displayed and continues to blink. I pressed the top button on my PS2 in an attempt to reset it. I unplugged it and tried it again. I tried a backup DVD and the HD Advanced disk. I still get that NO DATA screen that I believe is called the "Red screen of death". My guess is the laser is bad but I don't want to spend the time or the money to fix it until I can find out for sure. What do you guys think is wrong? Is there a way to determine what is wrong? Thanks for any Input.
     
  2. steimy

    steimy Active member

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    Wow, thats F'ed up! Never heard that one before.
    Wish i could help you out, hope someone can.
     
  3. Dix_Fix

    Dix_Fix Regular member

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    If the laser is stuffed the unit would still play games stored on the hard drive!Also the RSOD is the red screen that comes up when U have a backup in the drive & the PS2 knows it's a backup. It says something like put in a PS2 original disk. So describe in more detail EXACTLY what your system does, from when U put the power on till U give up in disgust. Including any noises it makes & when it makes them.
    Vini vidi vici
     
  4. qbano

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    before buying a laser
    1. pull the hdd out
    2. disable/turn off the chip (sleep mode)
    3. try original game
    4. try dvd movie
    5. try music cd

    if you get no data on all three buy a laser..
    what version ps2 is it???
     
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  5. abx

    abx Guest

    Thanks everyone

    DIX-FIX:

    I cant use my hard drive because I need to use HD Advanced first to play games and my PS2 can't read it.

    When I put a game in:
    -I get the blue BROWSE and SYSTEM CONFIGURATION page.
    -I selected the X on the controler in an attempt
    to read the DVD.
    -The screen turns a whiteish color and says NO
    DATA
    READING DISK while blinking
    -It makes a grinding sound while trying to read
    the DVD and contiues to says NO DATA READING
    DISK while blinking
    -I say a couple four letter words
    -I get another beer.

     
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  6. hks123

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    I have the same problem after I instlled a magic 3.1 on my ps2 V4, i don't think it's the laser becasue when I put a orginal game in it will read it as a ps2 disc, (says ps2 disc on the top of the screen) and ask me to press x(enter) I did and it will read the disc again then back to the same screen again, when I put in a back up it say NO DATA, reading disc.......
    I thinking it might be the chips
     
  7. abx

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