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by CMcDougall
Tue Jul 25, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello
Replies: 11
Views: 190

Re: Hello

welcome Luke :)
by CMcDougall
Sun Jul 23, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: *mzap and *define
Replies: 12
Views: 245

Re: *mzap

might of been disc doctor

ADT also has similar being *MEX 2000 to edit at &2000
by CMcDougall
Sat Jul 22, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: electron qwak from euf file fault ?
Replies: 7
Views: 119

Re: electron qwak from euf file fault ?

Yip, same on real deal elk.

also why Repton/s are in a little box

as David said, a lot of Big games also have 'junk' around screen, also quest & exile to name a few...
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:50 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Windows 10....
Replies: 101
Views: 5397

Re: Windows 10....

flippin 'ell

last week took ages to update X2

last night, an all nighter, like a complete 'new' install, now all setting must be lost FFS :twisted:
icon looks ok in folders, click on it, asks
selectAppsFFS.png

why :? [-( ](*,) :-x
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: 8271FDC & 3.5" drives, DFS1.20+hacks
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: 8271FDC & 3.5" drives, DFS1.20+hacks

^they are yes, only maybe got a DD drive in my master compact PSU unit, but not taking that to bits to confirm these errs.

defo using the blue discs with one hole as always 8)
by CMcDougall
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: 8271FDC & 3.5" drives, DFS1.20+hacks
Replies: 7
Views: 278

Re: 8271FDC & 3.5" drives, DFS1.20+hacks

drive had been modded by Sprow , to try to restore missing index pulses, but I still kept getting the error "Drive fault glad I did not waste £24! :D regarding the 'keyboard' setting on bottom right, the keyboard with this beebB had it, so gave them a go.... so putting switch up to on for 3&am...
by CMcDougall
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: "Working Football" 3.5" Disc
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: "Working Football" 3.5" Disc

^screws intact :? What are they.... :lol: I just use Surgical spirit (10p Asda 35yrs ago!) & cotton bud to clean all my drives, so that's my 3 that done this disc now working perfect again :D Also works well with my 51/4" drives, never use disc cleaners, they just spread the gunk about &...
by CMcDougall
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: mmbeeb file error with Qwak
Replies: 12
Views: 241

Re: mmbeeb file error with Qwak

it works on MMFS1.35 no problem & SuperMMC0.91

looking at line 20, it issues a *DISC

so, put 20REMdisc
RUN #-o
by CMcDougall
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: 8271FDC & 3.5" drives, DFS1.20+hacks
Replies: 7
Views: 278

8271FDC & 3.5" drives, DFS1.20+hacks

maybe one for jgharston :? One of my beebs does not like the original DFS1.20 with 31/2" drives, so gave the ones a try from JGH site, being: http://mdfs.net/Apps/Filing/ now, the version DNFS302 (v1.21) was blown onto a 16k eprom, some games now work but, when I save something, the drive makes...
by CMcDougall
Tue Jul 18, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: "Working Football" 3.5" Disc
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: "Working Football" 3.5" Disc

used it to successfully recover the Adventure writing system software no need for all that nonsence :lol: recovered about 20+ education 51/4" discs a year ago no problem... with an elk & UPURS :D good news, two files called FOOTBALL & FOOTIE, both same bad news, they are ADFS &500 ...
by CMcDougall
Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: In from the cold
Replies: 9
Views: 213

Re: In from the cold

welcome Trev :)

happy gaming on those good machines.... Atom & elk of course!
by CMcDougall
Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Dublin
Replies: 10
Views: 151

Re: Hello from Dublin

welcome Joe :)

hope your collection keeps on 'dublin'.... :lol:
by CMcDougall
Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: G'day guys n gals
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: G'day guys n gals

welcome Rich :)
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 14, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S7- R10 - Galaforce 2:Alien's Revenge
Replies: 56
Views: 928

Re: High Score Challenge S7- R10 - Galaforce 2:Alien's Revenge

Had Galaforce1 on elk tape, don't know where I got g2 :?

think the tunes on g2 are better, so much my oldest daughter fell asleep to the tune when she was 1 :D

first few goes & best 50,370 8)
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: "Working Football" 3.5" Disc
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: "Working Football" 3.5" Disc

If its ADFS you are welcome to it :lol:
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 14, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: "Working Football" 3.5" Disc
Replies: 9
Views: 232

Re: "Working Football" 3.5" Disc

Can do that, will PM in mo....
If ok will take out case & put in another first that's known good
by CMcDougall
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Dragonsoft Explorer
Replies: 34
Views: 4764

Re: Dragonsoft Explorer

the write protection off on save disc will allow high score saving, if beeb turned off at wrong time save gets corrupt, hence the reset is needed to get game working again, prob why MIA as folk thought discs are popped, like I thought before finding the reset file :D
by CMcDougall
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S7- R9 - Blast!
Replies: 39
Views: 813

Re: High Score Challenge S7- R9 - Blast!

Never played this BITD, smaller version of Thrust..
few goes got 737
by CMcDougall
Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Long time lurker, first time poster
Replies: 20
Views: 365

Re: Long time lurker, first time poster

welcome Tim :)
by CMcDougall
Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: New member hello!
Replies: 15
Views: 305

Re: New member hello!

welcome Bob :)
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Dragonsoft Explorer
Replies: 34
Views: 4764

Re: Dragonsoft Explorer

^ works for 131 other peeps .... try reading this bit again: http://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=598#p27153 was using beeb only (NOT stupid M128 etc) & FDC1770 DFS2.26 and also the ROM image loaded in.... 8) EDIT.. below with it done: EDIT2: also per my instructions, the rom ima...
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Dragonsoft Explorer
Replies: 34
Views: 4764

Re: Dragonsoft Explorer

^if in emulator, need to load Play disc in drive 0 & Save disc in Dr1

also unprotect both discs...... 8)
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Using Tap Dancer to load Electron Games
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: Using Tap Dancer to load Electron Games

yes, wish people would search the forum first.... #-o http://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=9174&p=111982&hilit=tapDancer#p104386 when you plug in the 'earphone jack' into mobile phone /tablet, it will ask to 'take off' ear protection /volume limit, so take off works on every...
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi there!
Replies: 11
Views: 281

Re: Hi there!

welcome Gareth :)
by CMcDougall
Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Dragonsoft Explorer
Replies: 34
Views: 4764

Re: Dragonsoft Explorer

leenew wrote:Col could you upload pictures of the manual please?

hi Lee,
nothing was in the green 'folder' as pic further up, so more skip hunting if it existed :?
Col 8)
by CMcDougall
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4026
Views: 203303

Re: Today I received.....

^watched that also on demand5, 40 mins with no adverts :mrgreen: always liked hoggies when a lad walking my grans dog through the golf course, loads of them after dark 8) I've left 2 saucers of water in my back garden for them, think mine sleeps behind neighbours old shed, as he only goes to hide be...
by CMcDougall
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4026
Views: 203303

Re: Today I received.....

well last night my mate Hoggy appeared again & this time smiled for a pic :D
by CMcDougall
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: emulators
Topic: Which is the best BBC emulator to run on Windows 95?
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Which is the best BBC emulator to run on Windows 95?

I use BeebEm315 on my slow crap P1 laptop, but mine runs winXP now no problem.

BeebEm414 is too oo slow :cry:

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