Pineapple Virus !Killer

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Trapper
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Pineapple Virus !Killer

Post by Trapper » Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:51 pm

Does anyone know who owns the rights to this, if at all?

I picked up some floppies on eBay last year and I've finally sorted them out. I have a fully working version 2.800 (requires date set to 1997). I also have 2.400 (had a virus on the disc!!), 2.200 (disc DOA) and 1.<something>.

Considering the state of virus killers after the death of The Vigay !Killer still works incredibly well. We all use the VProtect module in ROM at !Boot - the latest I can find is v4.03.

If it's possible to distribute it would be well worth it. Hell someone could fix the year issue.

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Post by daveejhitchins » Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:19 am

It was written and maintained by Allan Glover. He did work for various people including Pineapple and Baildon Electronics/P.R.E.S. He eventually went to work for Acorn where I lost contact with him.

I did go to his wedding . . . Must dig out some photos . . .

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