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How can you modify a PS2 game using a computer?

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The PlayStation 2 (PS2) operates in a similar manner to a computer when it is playing a game disc on its DVD drive. You can modify a PS2 game on your computer so that it will think the computer is the PS2. This will let you run the PS2 game on the co

How can you modify a PS2 game using a computer?

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) operates in a similar manner to a computer when it is playing a game disc on its DVD drive. You can modify a PS2 game on your computer so that it will think the computer is the PS2. This will let you run the PS2 game on the computer instead of having to use the PS2. You will need to download a few free programs created by PS2 enthusiasts. Neither the PS2 game disc, the computer or the PS2 will be affected in any way by playing the PS2 game on the computer.

Skill level:Moderate

Things you need

PS2 game disc copy programPS2 emulator program

Instructions

1 Download a disc copy program to the desktop like the DVD Decrypter program (see link in Resources). Double-click on the file once downloaded. Follow the menu commands to install the program onto the desktop. Restart the PC.

2 Eject the disc tray of the DVD drive. Place the PS2 game disc on the disc tray. Close the disc tray.

3 Double-click on the icon of the disc copy program to launch it. Select “DVD’ from the “Type” drop-down menu on the disc copy program’s main screen.

4 Select the DVD drive from the “Devices” drop-down menu. Select “ISO” from the “Format” drop-down menu on the disc copy program’s main screen.

5 Click on the “Browse” button next to the “Save to” or “Output file” tab. Navigate in the window that appears to the desktop. Click the “OK” button to close the window.

6 Click the “Start” or “Copy” button on the program’s main screen. Wait until the progress bar at the bottom reaches “100%.” Quit the disc copy program.

7 Eject the disc tray. Remove the PS2 game disc. Close the disc tray.

1 Download a PS2 emulator to the desktop like the PCSX2 emulator program (see link in Resources). Double-click on the file once downloaded. Follow the menu commands to install the program onto the desktop. Restart the PC.

2 Double-click on the icon of the PS2 emulator program to launch it.

3 Click the “Add File” icon on the PS2 emulator program’s main screen. Navigate in the window that appears to the PS2 file that is saved to the desktop. Click once on the PS2 file with the mouse. Click on the “Apply” button on the window to close the window.

4 Click on the “Options” button on the PS2 emulator program’s main screen. Set “Video” and “Audio” settings beneath the “Video” and “Audio” tabs to the configurations available on the PC being used. Select the mouse or a joystick if connected to the PC from the “Peripheral” tab’s settings.

5 Click the “Apply” button before closing the window.

6 Click on the “Play” or “PS2 emulate” button on the PS2 emulator program’s main screen. Wait for the screen to go blank and then reappear. Wait for the PS2 game to appear on the screen. You can now play the PS2 game.

Tips and warnings

An improperly copied PS2 game will not work in the PS2 emulator on the PC.

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