How to Dump Your Own PS2 BIOS Using Dumpbios Usb 7z
If you want to play PS2 games on your PC using PCSX2, a PlayStation 2 emulator, you will need a BIOS file. This file contains the data from your PS2 console that is necessary for running the games. However, downloading a BIOS file from the internet is illegal, as it is a copyrighted material of Sony. The only legal way to get a BIOS file is to dump it from your own PS2 console using a tool called Dumpbios Usb 7z.
Dumpbios Usb 7z is a program that allows you to dump the information from your PS2 console, including the BIOS, DVD player ROM, non-volatile memory, and more. You will need a modded PS2 console, a computer with CD burning software, a blank CD-R, and a USB storage device formatted as FAT32. In this article, we will show you how to use Dumpbios Usb 7z to dump your own PS2 BIOS.
Step 1: Download and Extract Dumpbios Usb 7z
The first step is to download the Dumpbios Usb 7z file from 4shared.com[^1^]. Click on \"Download Now\" and wait for a few seconds. Then click on \"Download File Now\" to start the download. You will need WinRAR to open the .7z file. You can get a free trial version of WinRAR from its official website[^2^]. After installing WinRAR, right-click on the Dumpbios Usb 7z file and select \"Extract to dumpbios-USB\". A folder with the same name will be created.
The next step is to burn the DumpBios-USB.iso file to a blank CD-R using your CD burning software. If you don't have one, you can download a trial version of Alcohol 120% or Nero Burning ROM from their official websites[^3^] [^4^]. Once installed, use the wizard programs to load the .iso file and burn it to the CD-R.
Step 3: Dump Your PS2 BIOS Using Your Modded Console
The final step is to dump your PS2 BIOS using your modded console. Insert the USB device into your PS2 console's USB port. Turn on the system and load the disc you burned. If you don't have a mod chip installed on your PS2, the application will not load (see Resources for more information on modding your PS2). Press the \"Select\" button on your controller at the \"Select: Config\" prompt. Press the \"Circle\" button at the \"Default:\" prompt. Scroll down to \"mass:/\" and press \"Circle\" to display your USB storage device directory. Reinsert the device if nothing happens. Press \"Triangle\" on your controller, scroll up to the \"cdfs:/\" directory and press \"Circle\". Scroll down to \"DUMPBIOS-MASS.ELF\" and press \"Circle\". Move to \"OK\" and press \"Circle\" once more to dump the BIOS from your PS2.
Step 4: Copy Your BIOS File to Your PC
The last step is to copy your BIOS file to your PC. Connect your USB device to your PC and open it. You should see a file named something like SCPH-XXXX.bin, where XXXX is a number that corresponds to your PS2 model. Copy this file to your PCSX2 directory (usually C:\\Program Files\\PCSX2) and browse to its location using the \"BIOS Search Path\" option in PCSX2. You can now use PCSX2 to play PS2 games on your PC.
Dumping your own PS2 BIOS using Dumpbios Usb 7z is a legal and easy way to get the necessary file for running PCSX2, a PlayStation 2 emulator for PC. You will need a modded PS2 console, a computer with CD burning software, a blank CD-R, and a USB storage device formatted as FAT32. Follow the steps in this article and you will be able to 29c81ba772