need recommendation for modding ps2

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by james50a, Sep 16, 2015.

  1. james50a
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    picked up a ps2 v39001 for 25$ a while back and now i wanted to mod it. the problem im running into is that alot of the guides for that are at best outdated and for the most part require a modchip or taking apart the ps2 to swap out a disc. Was hoping someone knowledgeable could let me know what method is the best for comparability and under 25$ and doesnt require me to take apart the system. tried reading the first post in the forum with how to soft mod a ps2 but it was filled with html crap and did not specify which action replay models worked so wasn't helpful. thanks for any help in advanced
     
  2. Gallito

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    What you're looking for is Free McBoot. It's a memory card based exploit. With it you can load Open PS2 Loader and run games from internal HDD(fat PS2), network SMB share, and I think even USB. The issue is you need to know someone that has FMCB on a memory card and can make one for you, or acquire one. I got mine off eBay. I know what you mean about outdated guides on PS2s...