> > > Go to a command prompt and run mame from there. Maybe there's an error message.
> > Nothing happens I get the same reaction.
> Maybe you copied a 64-bit executable to a 32-bit machine? It isn't going to work. You
> need to download the 32-bit version.
its a 32 bit version. even a plain jane none messed with mame doesnt work either, I give up, my 152 set works, 169 just wont work on that machine for some reason. Thanks for all the replies and sorry about the forbidden mention of yea that...