If you google Free McBoot. You will find details on how to softmod your PS2. You have to rip the game to your PC with imgBurn. Then use Apache v1.1 to swap the driving.elf for uLaunch.elf. You have to rename the uLaunch.elf to driving.elf before swapping it. You then resize it. Then burn it off. Play the first level (action.elf) on the retail disc. Then save it and return to the main menu. Do the swap trick with your homemade tool. It will make a horrible spinning/scratching sound. You risk damaging your PS2 DVD drive and the game. Now load level 2 (driving.elf). Instead of level 2 running, uLaunch will run. You then plug in a USB drive with the Free McBoot installer on it. Then use uLaunch to run the installer.
in Play Station2 on TV i can't see this option PRECIOUS CARGO, i stuck at this part. (i know how to remove orignal 007 disc & i know how to put burnt disc).
but how to see this option PRECIOUS CARGO, when i put orignal 007 Disc.
This must be one of the hardest ways to mod a PS2. Not sure what you mean by Precious cargo. Guess thats the name of the second level. Was a long time ago that i done mine. I will try to find my disk then get back to you. You have to play the first level. Save it. Return to the menu. Swap the disc. Then load level 2.
I found my disc. You must play Trouble in paradise first. Then swap the disc for your modded one. Then select Precious cargo. You can't select Precious cargo until you have done Trouble in paradise. uLaunch should run. You need to have the Free McBoot installer on a USB drive, ready for when uLaunch runs. When you can see uLaunch on screen. Press the o button (circle) to select the browser. Then scroll down to mass. Press the o button to open your USB drive. Find the Free McBoot installer. Then press the o button to run it.
Last edited by mk2escort; 10-27-2012 at 03:35 AM.
i appricate for your help, i will look at it, if i can see that "Precious Cargo".
and i like to know which instructions you followed to Mod this PS2, if you know clear instructions, please direct mt.
thanks again for your help.
hi there thanks for your help, i finally after long time i get success to soft mod my PS2. Now i can see this when ever i reboot my PS2.
turn ON Play Station2, after this like this screen shows “Browser, System Configuration, uLaunchELF, ESR, HD Loader, Simple Media System, Launch Disc, Free McBoot Configurator”.
so i like to know i have done all or i am missing some more things.
if you said i finished my Soft mod on PS2 then "How i can use this PS2 to play Games unlimited in future with out buying Disc etc" or do i have to buy a Hard Drive etc,
thanks for your help.
Last edited by tester22; 10-27-2012 at 08:48 PM.
Glad to hear that you finally got Free Mcboot installed to your PS2 memory card. The easiest way to play backups, is from DVD. First rip your retail disc to your PC with imgBurn. Then patch the disc with ESR Disc patcher v0.24a. Then burn the disc with imgBurn. CDs will have to be rebuilt into DVDs before patching.
I just noticed that you have an old noob package.
Get the latest one from PSX scene. Run uLaunch from the PS2 menu, then install in on another card. I use Free McBoot 1.8b. Patched discs will auto run and It comes with Open PS2 loader instead of HD Loader.
Last edited by mk2escort; 10-28-2012 at 02:21 AM.
hi there, i notice on tv it shows "Free McBoot, Version 1.8", still do i have to get a latest one.
any way i like to know is there a way i can download games from internet on pc then burn dvd & play on ps2. if yes then which place i can download games.
Sorry, not allowed to help pirates on this website. You will have to get help else where.
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