Sony PS2 Registration and Configuration

There are two versions of the PlayStation 2: a slimline version manufactured after September 2004, and the original PS2.
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Slimline PS2

  1. Turn on your PlayStation 2 console with no game disc in the disc tray.
  2. From the main screen, press the triangle button.
  3. This will bring up the System Information screen where the 12-character MAC address will be listed.
    (Double check the MAC address. On a TV screen it is easy to confuse the letter D with the number 0 and the letter B with the number 8.)

Original PS2

  1. Power up the PlayStation 2 and load the Network Adapter Startup Disc.
  2. Once is has loaded, select ISP Setup and press X.
  3. PS2 Settings 1
  4. The ISP Setup will begin to load, and you will be presented with a license agreement. Select Agree and press X to continue.
  5. PS2 Settings 2
  6. For connection type, choose Local Area Network (LAN) and press X to continue.
  7. PS2 Settings 3
  8. Select Automatic Configuration and press X to continue.
  9. PS2 Settings 4
  10. At the connection test screen, select Advanced and press X to continue.
  11. PS2 Settings 5
  12. At the Advanced Broadband Settings screen, make sure Automatic is selected. While you are at this screen, make note of the MAC address at the bottom. You will need this number to register your game console.
    (Double check the MAC address. On a TV screen it is easy to confuse the letter D with the number 0 and the letter B with the number 8.)
  13. PS2 Settings 6

If you have any difficulties with this tutorial, please feel free to contact either the ResNet Offices (417 836-6100) or the open access computer labs (417 836-5891 option #4) for assistance.

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