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    Scratched PS2 game

    Hi

    I've a ps2 game that wont load past a certain level everytime. Disk is not what I would called scratched but there are some tiny ones there, just.

    Has anyone tried the cleaning/polishing with gel toothpaste method and had any success? or any other methods?

    Dont wont to take it to a shop to get it done as that would mean a 45 mile round trip and it just isn't worth it.

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    I heard washing up liquid works...

    This may or may not be true.


    What game was it?

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    I can highly recommend the Disk Dr. (think they're called Skip Dr. now), it does mean an initial outlay of about £20 (might be cheaper now, that's what I paid for a manual one), but I've had one for about 8 years now and the number of discs it has saved from the bin has been more than worth it.

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    You can try toothpaste. The value stuff seems to work best. I've had a few successes with this and for only a few pence it has to be worth a shot doesn't it?

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    Just use some toothpaste and a soft cloth can't hurt it's such a mild abrasive.

    Ben

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    Thanks all will give washing up liquid and the toothpaste a whirl tonight


    Not being uptodate on my gaming at all, the game is Battlefield2 modern combat. I only get maybe 2 hours a wk to play so its annoying when thing just dont work
    Last edited by mole; 17th May 2011 at 12:14 PM.

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    Toothpaste does work, you can buy BF2:MC for £2 anyway


    Free delivery too
    http://uk.webuy.com/product.php?sku=5030930040314

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    loading PS2 games from HD works best, no more disks!

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    tried the toothpaste, alas did not work. I've had to fork out 75p for another (plus £2.03p p&p). last of the big spenders.



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