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How to Play PS2 Games Using USB Hard Disk or Pen Drive

Here I am talking about a great PS2 hack and this enables loading or playing a games via a USB hard drive.

Requirements to run PS2 games through a USB Hard Disk

You need following things to do this;

  1. Power Defragmenter[link]
  2. USBUtil [link]
  3. elf to bin [link]
  4. USB advanced PS2 software [link]

Different Steps to complete the operation

  • Format your USB hard drive using fat32 mode
  • Now use USButil and with the help of it install desired PS2 game ( either from a DVD or from an image) to the USB Hard disk

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  • Then defragment your hard disk with the help of Power Defragmenter

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  • Use elf to bin and create the image of USB advanced elf file

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  • Now you have to burn this image to a CD using Nero or any other image burning software at 4X burning speed
  • Boot this CD via PS2 CDROM and connect your USB hard disk or pen drive to PlayStation

Done! Now you can play any game which is loaded in your USB hard disk or USB flash drive or pen drive

Now do let me know if you have any problem in performing this task.

Can We Play PlayStation 2 Games on PC?

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Definitely we can play PlayStation 2 games on PC if our PC hardware is good enough to do this. We can really enjoy most of PS2 games with an amazing and unique PC emulator PCSX2. A community of developersĀ is rapidly improving this free Windows software. Now this emulator is much efficient to run many PS2 games.

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To use this emulator properly we need a minimum PC hardware requirements as given below:

  • Minimum Core 2 Duo 3.0 GHz Intel Processor ( better if it is over clocked)
  • Minimum 2GB RAM
  • A fine working graphics acceleration device with 1GB video memory supporting pixel shader ( such as ASUS GeForce GTS 450 )

If your PC is able to fulfill these minimum requirements then you can surely think to play PlayStation games on your computer with PCSX2 emulator

You can download PCSX2 for free

How to play PS2 games with PCSX2

  • Download the emulator package
  • Install it and get configuration guide from PCSX2 website
  • After configuring emulator properly, load PS2 game from DVD drive or load a PS2 ISO image to play.

This emulator is rapidly in beta so be updated with latest version of emulator and don’tĀ  forget to report a bug to PCSX2 website.