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Subject: Re: All versions of MAME are prone to glitch


Author:
gamelord
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Date Posted: 05:27:44 10/20/10 Wed
In reply to: the gameLord 's message, "Re: CRITICAL INFORMATION" on 13:51:39 10/08/10 Fri

Okay, so I was playing Neo Geo games on Windows 7,
using an old version of MAME.

Everything went smoothly, AT FIRST.
Then, suddenly, the NEO GEO games did NOT work.
But, all other MAME games worked fine.

SO, after pulling my hair out,
I finally saw a main culprit of the problem:

Virtually all anti-virus programs affect how MAME handles.

I also noticed, that the .INI file was missing.
OF course, the .INI is very important.
And, you can see it near the MAME Exe.
SO, I happened to save the INI to an external drive.
And, when I dragged it to the MAME folder,
Low and behold, the NEO GEO games were working again.

BUt, it's more complicated than that.
And, I think, I finally solved the puzzle.
(actually, I didn't fix the problem,
I just figured out exactly what's wrong).

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Author:
GL
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Date Posted: 05:32:40 10/20/10 Wed

I think,
I've finally figured out why Newer versions of MAME can't play NeoGeo Games.
At first, I thought it was a deliberate "Block".

But, it's really quite simple:
Neo Geo games have ALWAYS been glitched on MAME.
IT's just that, Older versions allowed them to play anyway.
But, it seems,
the newer versions of MAME simply won't play games if they're filled with errors.

It's really that simple. BUT, I strongly disagree with their decision. They should make them playable anyway.
And, it should be easy to do.

BUT, there's good news:
NEoRage volume .8c still works on WIndows 7.
And, it works quite well, too.

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