SwapMagic Read DVD+RW

Discussion in 'Sony PlayStation 1 & 2' started by sonic209, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. sonic209
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    sonic209 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    i've asked this question before but i dont think i ever got a reply so can swapmagic v3.6 read DVD+RW's
     
  2. Fellow

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    Swap Magic doesn't read anything.

    If you mean, can your PS2 play DVD+RW backups, I don't know. It heavily depends on your PS2 version, the Slimlines mostly run DVD-Rs flawlessy.

    If you are that curious, you can try to see if your PS2 can run it.
     
  3. sonic209
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    sonic209 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    my ps2 can read DVD+RW movies but when i burned a game on it and played it threw Swapmagic it only worked a little bit

    And WTF are you talking about Swamagic cant read anything [​IMG]
     
  4. Armadillo

    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Well then , there is your answer. You tried a game it didn't work properly on a +rw , so there you go. Your ps2 can't play games on a rw properly.

    As for the swap magic comment , they are correct , swap magic doesn't read anything , it's a disc , it merely boots the games , the ps2 reads them. Swap magic has nothing to do with whether the ps2 read on dvd+rw or not. They are probably just being picky though or trying to be funny as most can see exactly what you meant by can the swap magic read it.
     
  5. sonic209
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    Well i thought it could maybe only boot some games since it booted dragon ball but not call of duty 3

    And that was just hella gay [​IMG]
     
  6. Fellow

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    Quick solution, uses DVD-Rs instead.
     
  7. sonic209
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    they seem to cost a lot and if i got +RW to work i could just rerecord it on the same disk
     
  8. AshuraZro

    AshuraZro Belongs in a museum.

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    DVD-Rs... costing a lot..... what the fuck?

    You can get 100 of them for like, $25-$30 these days.
     
  9. Fellow

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    If anything, DVD+RWs are more expensive.
     
  10. Gaisuto

    Gaisuto Lose 2 Levels.

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    RWs run like shit, if they even load up at all. Just stick to regular DVD-Rs.
     
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