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erling1000
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Re: Mame minimizing
04/29/17 12:33 PM


... still seems a bit random.
I suspect my PS3 controllers might be a part of it, I use them for MAME, with BetterPS3 drivers/utils, and some of the controllers might have a worn down button?

> When I play a game it suddenly minimizes, and plays on with sound, like something is
> stealing focus.
> Emu Loader is not the one doing it. The frontend doesn't steal focus while the
> emulator is running.
> You can check the "RunProcess()" function in EL's source code (uMain.pas file).
> You'll see that this function enters in an endless loop, waiting for the emulator to
> be
> closed by the user. I followed the implementation rules recommended by Microsoft.
>
> This exec code 3221225786 is a result of termination of app by "Ctrl+C":
> Here's what I found:
> 3221225786
> 0xC000013A
> -1073741510 The application terminated as a result of a CTRL+C. Indicates that the
> application has been terminated either by user's keyboard input CTRL+C or CTRL+Break
> or closing command prompt window.
> Source//www.febooti.com/products/automation-workshop/online-help/events/run-dos-cmd-command/exit-codes/
>
> The lose focus is probably caused by a program running in the background.
> It might also be caused by a corrupt mame.exe. Where did you get the new MAME ?
> Always get new MAME builds from mamedev.org for safety.
>
> I have a similar weird error code if MSI Afterburner is running while trying to run
> MAME. MAME crashes and game doesn't run...
> Closing that app and running the emulator again, MAME work without errors.
>
> Emu Loader uses WinAPI CreateProcessW() to execute mame.exe with full path. Its
> implementation is compatible even with Windows 10.
> Please make sure to enable Run Game Confirmation Dialog in frontend's main menu and
> check the full command line that will run.
>
> Also, make sure to uncheck all checkboxes of Hide Command Prompt Box in preferences
> screen, General tab.
>
> What programs do you have running in the background ? Since you disabled the
> anti-virus, it's not the one causing problems with MAME.







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Subject Posted by Posted on
* Mame minimizing erling1000 04/21/17 05:58 PM
. * Re: Mame minimizing krick  04/29/17 08:02 PM
. * Re: Mame minimizing MooglyGuy  04/21/17 06:23 PM
. * Re: Mame minimizing erling1000  04/21/17 07:11 PM
. * Re: Mame minimizing B2K24  04/21/17 07:55 PM
. * Re: Mame minimizing CiroConsentino  04/21/17 08:43 PM
. * Re: Mame minimizing erling1000  04/29/17 12:33 PM
. * Re: Mame minimizing Envisaged0ne  04/29/17 05:59 PM

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