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PLEASE HELP trying to backup FLAT OUT for ps2?!?!?!

Discussion in 'PS2 - CD backup discussion' started by swiss123, Apr 16, 2005.

  1. swiss123

    swiss123 Guest

    Im using magic iso to create the iso and dvd decrypter to copy but no joy and the coasters are mounting up! so far ive backt up
    indycar--emtec DVD+R
    silent hill 3 --tdk dvd-r
    and WRC4 on sony DVD-r
    but ive tried both tdk dvd-r
    and a sony dvd-r can someone please help its driving me up the wall!!
    by the way my ps2 is a slim 70003 if thats of any help thanks in advance for any advice
  2. Jizmak

    Jizmak Regular member

    Dec 27, 2004
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    Ps2 games are actually pressed DVD/CD discs, they are not burned. Original games use the Burst Cutting Area (BCA) of the disc to identify themselves to the PS2 unit. The BCA is not part of a disc that you can burn on, it is only replicated on pressed discs.

    So, the only way to play backups is to get boot-discs or a mod-chip.

    If you have a modchip or swap magic disks then use dvd decrypter

    DVD Decryptor

    Use Quality Media I use
    Verbatim dvd+r

    ***** BURN AT NO MORE THAN 2X****** <-----------(IMPORTANT)

    1. Take the ps2 game put it in the dvd rom or dvd burner, your choice.

    2. open the dvd decryptor program then go to to tool bar and hit MODE>ISO>READ. Then choose the correct dvd drive that the game is in as the "source". Also choose where you want the files to be stored on the pc hdd. THEN CLICK DECRYPT , or the huge graphical picture at the bottom of the program which makes it run. The game is now copying to your HDD. Take the game out when finished (it might take a while).

    3. Go to the same tab in dvd decryptor and choose MODE>ISO>WRITE. This will then let you look for the files you just created in step 2. Select the file that you just created. (There is only 2 files creadted so pick the .mds) (The smaller file)Then click WRITE, make sure there is blank DVD in the drive.

  3. swiss123

    swiss123 Guest

    Hi jizmak thanks for that though i forgot to explain that the list above are already copied using various dvds and played using swap magic 3.3 however ive tried tdk dvd-r and sony dvd-r for flat out and today i purchased sum verbatim dvd+r recording at 1x speed but still no joy could you please shed any further light on this problem thanks again for your quick responce

    Also ive re-built .000/001 files and created an .iso file and still no luck!
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 17, 2005

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