|Bypass DVD Regional Lockout (Japanese Version)|
Note: This trick requires an original non-analog PlayStation controller and a PlayStation 2 console with the launch version DVD utility software and memory card package. Plug the controller into port one. Place a DVD disc in the system and hold Up until the DVD player menu appears. Release Up, and select the play icon. Alternately, hold L1 + Select + Circle buttons while the PlayStation 2 console is turned on. Insert the DVD disc and play.
|Change Or Delete Parental Lock|
Press Start when prompted to enter the code. Once you get to where you enter the numbers, press Start and you will be asked if you want to delete it. You can also enter another code instead of deleting it. The master code is 7444. Enter it, and at the last "4", press Select at the same time. Do this again, and you will eventually get the option to delete the lock. Enter 7444 again to delete the code.
While playing most games, press Start + Select + R1 + R2 + L1 + L2 to return to the game's main menu.
|Internet Play For Less|
To have Internet play with spending less money, buy a USB to ethernet adapter if you have a Cable or DSL modem. Directly connect it to either one of these, or if you have a router, connect it through there. The back of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3, and other online games, will give you further instructions.
|Memory Card Character Actions|
This trick can be done with certain PlayStation 2 games. Go into the Browser screen and select the memory card. Then, choose a game and select "Delete"; but do not delete the saved game. The character should do a different action then when you first entered the memory card screen. For example, with an Onimusha save game, choose that save and select "Delete" when prompted. The system should ask you to confirm the deletion, but at the same time the character should be doing a different action than the first time.
|PS One Games On PlayStation2 Memory Card|
The PlayStation 2 will not recognize a PlayStation 2 memory card when a PS One game is being played. However, you can use a PlayStation 2 memory card to store any PS One game, freeing up more space for other PS One games. Simply use the PlayStation 2's internal memory manager to transfer all your PS One saves from a PS One memory card to a PlayStation 2 memory card. When you need to play from a saved PS One game, just transfer the file back to a PS One memory card.
Instead of pressing Restart to start the PlayStation 2, press Eject. It should go through the flying in introduction a lot faster than normal.
Note: You need to do this immediately after you turn on the main power from the back.
|Turn Off Parental Lock|
Insert a DVD. When the movie starts, press Select to go to the menu. Find the "Setup" icon and select it. When in the setup menu, press Right(2) to get to the custom setup. Go down to "Parental Control" and press Right to go to "Region", then go down to go to "Level". You can now turn the parental control on or off, and/or change the password.