Gaming Thread, Scratched PS2 game in Fun Stuff; Hi
I've a ps2 game that wont load past a certain level everytime. Disk is not what I would called ...
17th May 2011, 10:35 AM #1
Scratched PS2 game
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.
17th May 2011, 10:49 AM #2
I heard washing up liquid works...
This may or may not be true.
What game was it?
17th May 2011, 11:30 AM #3
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.
17th May 2011, 11:45 AM #4
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?
17th May 2011, 11:46 AM #5
Just use some toothpaste and a soft cloth can't hurt it's such a mild abrasive.
17th May 2011, 12:07 PM #6
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.
17th May 2011, 12:17 PM #7
Toothpaste does work, you can buy BF2:MC for £2 anyway
Free delivery too
17th May 2011, 01:12 PM #8
loading PS2 games from HD works best, no more disks!
20th May 2011, 09:10 AM #9
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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