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Re: TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today!
04/08/17 03:56 AM


> > http://team-europe.blogspot.de/2017/04/epoxy-block-good-protection-in-80s-not.html
> >
> > They dumped the code inside the 2816 eeproms protected under epoxy from two Dodge
> > City boards
>
> Just wow. Who in the world put that black shit on that? lol

Companies that didn't want their games pirated, that's who. It made sure bootleggers couldn't copy the data and make their own copies. It's crude, but it's worked in a lot of cases.

I'm actually very surprised Team Europe managed to remove the epoxy like this, I didn't think it was possible to remove it with a heat gun without damaging the components (then again I am fairly ignorant on how this stuff works!)







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* TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today! RdW 04/08/17 01:22 AM
. * Re: TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today! Dullaron  04/08/17 01:50 AM
. * Re: TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today! Kitsune Sniper  04/08/17 03:56 AM
. * Re: TeamEurope: Epoxy Block, a good Protection in the 80's, not so good today! gregf  04/08/17 09:58 PM

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