In 2000, Sony released the PlayStation 2 game console. For the first time, users were able to play video games, listen to music and watch DVDs from their video game console. With more than 8,000 games in its catalogue, the PlayStation 2 went on to become one of the most successful consoles in video game history. Unfortunately, over time PS2 games can stop working due to damage and data disintegration. In a few simple steps, however, users can backup their PS2 games to ensure that their collection is never lost.
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Things you need
- Computer with DVD reader/writer
- Blank DVD
Open your Web browser and navigate to a website that offers DVD copying software. BlindWrite and DVD Decrypter are two programs that will allow you to copy and burn your PS2 games. Click on the "Download" link to download the program.
Double-click on the file to begin the installation process. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the program. When the installation process finishes, run the program.
Insert your PS2 game into the DVD reader/writer on your computer.
Click the "Read" option from the application menu. Select the destination where you would like to save your game ISO. Make sure to take note of this location, as you will need to locate the saved file. Click the "OK" button to begin saving the PS2 game to your hard drive. Allow several minutes for this process to finish.
Remove the PS2 game from your DVD reader/writer. Insert a blank DVD into the DVD reader/writer.
Click the "Write"option from the application menu. Locate the ISO file you created in Step 4 and click the "OK" button to begin the DVD burning process. Allow several minutes for this process to finish.
Close your DVD copying program and eject your newly burnt PS2 game from your computer.
Tips and warnings
- Only use this process to make copies of games that you own.
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