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How to Fix the CDVD READ ERROR in PCSX2 Emulator


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Title: How to Fix the CDVD READ ERROR in PCSX2 Emulator

How to Fix the CDVD READ ERROR in PCSX2 Emulator
How to Fix the CDVD READ ERROR in PCSX2 Emulator
  • The CDVD READ ERROR appears in the PCSX2
    emulators precisely when you try to use it to
    load and play your favorite PlayStation games.
    The same error can appear in the various versions
    of the PS emulators no matter what game you are
    loading and trying to play on the emulator. This
    error can be a pain since it is pretty hard to be
    resolved without having any prior knowledge about
    the technology of the computer system. 

Solution 1 Install Version 1.4 of PCSX2
  • Follow these instructions to install the PCSX2
    1.4 Version on your computer to solve the CDVD
  • Hit the Start R keys altogether to trigger
    the Run program. Then, put in appwiz.cpl followi
    ng by the Enter key. 
  • Now you will be redirected to the Programs and
    Features window. 
  • When the Programs and Features menu appears, head
    downwards throughout the list of presently
    installed programs on your device. 
  • You have to find the PCSX2 program, once you find
    it, make a right-click on the program and then
    hit on Uninstall.  
  • Now obey all of the on-screen directions to
    finish the program removal process.  
  • Restart the PC to experience the changes. 
  • Then head to https//
    indows.html and then head to the
    Files category.  
  • Head to the Download link next to the PCSX2 1.4.0
    Standalone Installer. 
  • Wait until the download process wraps up. 
  • Then head to the installation exe. file that you
    saved from the web just now.  
  • Obey to the on-screen steps to wrap up the
    installation process of PCSX2 1.4. emulator. 
  • when asked to install DirectX Runtime, then
    follow the on-screen steps to complete the
    installation of the Direct X as well.
  • Now exit the installer and reboot the PC.
  • Once the PC starts one again, head to the newly
    installed PCSX2, load the image which was showing
    you the Black Screen Error or in other words
  • See if the error persists.  

Solution 2 Via Direct3D9 Renderer
  • If the previous method failed to solve the CDVD
    READ ERROR issue on your device, then follow
    these steps
  • Head to PCSX2 Emulator and mount the PS2 BIOS if
  • When you see the main program window as well as
    the Program log, head to Config. 
  • Then go to Video (GS). 
  • Click on Plugin Settings.
  • In the GSdx Settings window, open the drop-down
    menu beside to Renderer and then select it
    as Direct3D9 (Hardware). 
  • Hit Ok. 
  • Now reboot the PCSX2 1.4 program by closing
    opening it again. 
  • Now run the game which was making the Black
    Screen Error (CDVD READ ERROR) error message on
    the screen. 

Solution3 Making an ISO of Your Game DVD
  • By using the ImgBurn program, you can create the
    ISO of the game DVD you are trying to play in the
    PS emulator. After the ISO file is created, you
    can simply load it on the emulator on your PC.
    See these steps to quickly make it happen
  • Explore an internet browser and the head to
  • Now start the download and sit tight until the
    process is finished. 
  • Then open the ImgBurn installation .exe file and
    obey the prompts on your screen to finish the
    installation process.
  • Now reboot the PC to successfully setup the
    ImgBurn program.  
  • Next, navigate to the Imageburn app and then head
    to Create Image from Disk.
  • After that, pick a file path where you wish to
    save ISO and then press on the most appropriate
    button to start the ISO creation process.
  • Once the file is created, head to the PCSX2
    emulator and then head to CDVD using the top
  • Head to ISO.
  • Then navigate to CDVD following by ISO Selector. 
  • Click on the Browse option. 
  • Browse to the newly created ISO file and then
    double-click it to insert it to the PCSX2
  • When the file loads successfully to
    the PCSX2 emulator, head to System from the upper
  • Head to Boot CDVD in the drop-down options. 
  • The game would now run without any issues, and
    the CDVD READ ERROR should be resolved even while
    playing the same title.  

Solution 4 Use DirectX11 over the GSDX Renderer
  • By choosing the DirectX11 instead of GSDX
    Renderer, you can flawlessly play your favorite
    title even that one with the CDVD READ ERROR.
    Heres how to change the GSDX Renderer to
  • Head to PCSX2 emulator and then navigate
    to Config form the upper menu.
  • Choose the Video(GS) option and press on Plugin
  • In the GSdx Settings, open the drop-down beside
    to Renderer and then select it as Direct3D11
  • Then head to Ok to save your changes. 
  • Exit from the PCSX2 emulator. 
  • Now open the emulator again and run the game,
    which was showing errors.
  • The CDVD READ ERROR would be now terminated

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