Its easy to use the AR Max evo for swap magic with the slim ps2. DVD BACKUPS: 1) Boot your PS2 with SWAP MAGIC DVD Disc 2) Using SWAP METHOD insert AR MAX EVO DVD and hit X 3) Make sure you scroll down on the Black and White screen to the option entitled RESET IOP. Change this to always. Hit X to run DVDLOADER 4) At the DVDLOADER screen hit X and you will have a menu. Select AR MAX and hit X to load AR MAX EVO 5) Enter Expert Mode to find your desired codes and hit START 6) At this point AR MAX EVO Will prompt you to eject and insert game Disc - DO NOT EJECT, just hit start game with codes then X and wait for the Black and White screen to load. Dont worry about the IOP option just hit X and let DVDLOADER load up. 6) To Stop your disc from spinning in the disc tray you will need to hit the Triangle button. 7) The Screen will lose a few words and and this is when you will need to insert the SWAP MAGIC DVD Disc 8) Now hit Triangle once again and the disc will start to spin and the screen will reload. Now hit the X Button. 9) a red screen should come up prompting you to swap dvd with EA method, Don't worry as all you need to do is insert the DVD game backup you want to run with codes. HIT X VOILA!! You are now running your DVD BACKUP game with codes from a BACKUP AR MAX. The only time I have had to pull the memory card, is when I change my mind on what cheats I want. I just pull it before I swap the AR Max dvd, put it back in just before I start my backup game.