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Can I connect my PS2 to my PC using a USB cable?

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Boyidiot
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by:sirbounty
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Not exactly sure I follow you - but if you're asking if you can connect a PS/2 port mouse or keyboard to a USB connector on your computer, the answer is 'No'.
You can do the opposite with an adaptor tho - plug a usb mouse or keyboard into a PS/2 (bus) port...

Hope that helps.
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by:Callandor
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USB isn't designed for peer-to-peer connections, but for host-to-device connections.  I know the XBox has an ethernet connection that allows it to connect to a network, so maybe the PS2 has something similar.
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by:Callandor
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Assuming PS2 = PlayStation2
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by:sirbounty
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Haha - didn't even ring a bell till you said that Callandor -
PS2 still equal's IBM's version in my mind... lol
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by:buckeyes33
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This can not be done as PS2 you can not network them as with an XBox.  Might have to what for PS3. :)
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by:buckeyes33
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you can network them, just not like what you want to do.  I did not type what i was thinking correctly.   maybe some more caffine.  ahh caffine is good. ;)
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by:Callandor
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That caffeine sure gets a lot of play here these days ...
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by:Boyidiot
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I was(am) trying to connect the PS2(playstation 2) directly upto my computer, and hpoefully transfer the memory card files back and forth, but looks like you can't

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blacksteel earned 50 total points
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wait, you can connect your Playstation2 to PC for saving  your memory files. I've seen the product at store that does that, I think its EBgames store. I'll check the website to see if they carry it. BRB

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