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Re: HDD Versions on Non-Working CHD Games?
02/20/17 04:33 AM


> it's not always easy to know unless somebody writes down ALL the details from the
> original machine when booting up.
>
> I'd say in at least 95% of cases the actual drives for these things have incorrect
> labels on because drives were updated with software updates and the labels never
> changed, so even in cases where the chd has a date in the filename it might not be
> accurate for this reason.
>
> Even in MAME several were mislabelled for many years because it was assumed the drive
> label was correct and nobody checked service mode.


That makes total sense. I just wish there was a way with existing ones that there could be some kind of data extrapolated from them without it having to be booted. Guess it will simply be a waiting game until someone can emulate some of these beasts enough to show a boot-up and go from there.







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* HDD Versions on Non-Working CHD Games? TknoMncr 02/19/17 11:41 PM
. * Re: HDD Versions on Non-Working CHD Games? SmitdoggAdministrator  02/22/17 11:25 PM
. * Re: HDD Versions on Non-Working CHD Games? Haze  02/20/17 12:56 AM
. * Re: HDD Versions on Non-Working CHD Games? TknoMncr  02/20/17 04:33 AM
. * Re: HDD Versions on Non-Working CHD Games? John Doe  02/22/17 10:00 PM
. * Re: HDD Versions on Non-Working CHD Games? Haze  02/22/17 10:30 PM
. * Re: HDD Versions on Non-Working CHD Games? John Doe  02/23/17 03:23 PM

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