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Shredder11 wrote:Another thing I should mention is that last night I managed to screw up the ExtenDOS CD Audio player desktop ACC program. I was happily playing a CD (Bach Goldberg Variations - Jill Crossland on piano...best version by far!) and then I thought...hmmm...'why not rip the CD to my drive with this ACC prog?'. Then I thought I would change the settings from 16bit/44.1kHz to 8bit/25kHz, so that I could play it through the STe DMA hardware. Pretty harmless you might assume but at the next bootup, the STe showed the 'busy bee' mouse pointer and then....crash.....three bombs! After much mucking about trying to reinstall ExtenDOS and failing, I simply renamed the CD Audio player ACC to disable it and then the STe booted as normal minus this ACC. Later I managed to reinstall ExtenDOS from the floppy drive and I also successfully burned a couple more CDs, one of which was a backup image of the now less than perfect C:\ drive. Sod's Law really because I was going to do the backup shortly anyhow. The weird thing is that despite reinstalling ExtenDOS the CD Audio ACC is still buggered.
4160STE - as 1040STE but with 4 MB of RAM. Never officially released except a small quantity of development units. Labels were sent out to dealers to affix to machines that had been upgraded to 4MB.
Shredder11 wrote:I guess so...are you sure the STFM can handle 4MB? (ONLY JOKING! ). Actually I must try and find a decent STFM so that I can have full game compatibility, along with a 1MB/4MB switch. Oh and a hard drive interface of some sort too. Just need to find some spare money and I am away!
Shredder11 wrote:The 4160 badges usually go for £10 give or take a bit on Ebay but only if it is the genuine thing. I happen to have a spare one too but I am saving that as a backup. In total I have three genuine badges which is not bad really.
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