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Forum: Nostalgia & memories Today, 11:23
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Posted By demolition
Because they used the same keyboard for all...

Because they used the same keyboard for all countries just with different printing. English speaking countries didn't need that many keys, so they are just left blank. They are used as international...
Forum: support.Hardware Today, 11:20
Replies: 1,181
Views: 424,980
Posted By demolition
Corn starch works so I don't see why gelatine...

Corn starch works so I don't see why gelatine shouldn't work as well. Common for both is that it requires heating up the peroxide which is potentially dangerous. Take precautions to only heat it up...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories Yesterday, 19:57
Replies: 2,486
Views: 377,802
Posted By demolition
No, cables for connecting single PC drives are...

No, cables for connecting single PC drives are twisted since the drive after the twist is the first drive. If you use the floppy cable from an A500 in a PC, the drive would normally operate as B:...
Forum: OT - General 26 March 2020, 18:09
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
Perhaps I shouldn't have decided to check up on...

Perhaps I shouldn't have decided to check up on the forum while I was eating.. :)
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2020, 16:15
Replies: 819
Views: 156,914
Posted By demolition
If by regular alcohol you mean ethanol then it...

If by regular alcohol you mean ethanol then it can also be used although it will leave some white residue behind which does not happen with isopropanol. This is why I prefer to use the latter. I'm...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2020, 15:53
Replies: 819
Views: 156,914
Posted By demolition
Alcohol and a napkin won't do any harm so it was...

Alcohol and a napkin won't do any harm so it was probably just a coincidence caused by her moving it a bit. So it would have happened at some other time anyway.

Clean the edge connector on the...
Forum: OT - General 26 March 2020, 15:49
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
If we're going to have another pandemic, might as...

If we're going to have another pandemic, might as well get it now while the entire world is locked down anyway. Kinda like a 2-for-1 special. :)
Forum: OT - General 26 March 2020, 13:48
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
Usually mutations are less deadly. Killing the...

Usually mutations are less deadly. Killing the host is counterproductive to the purpose of getting itself to spread as much possible as that is basically suicide for the virus.
But there is a small...
Forum: Amiga scene 26 March 2020, 13:40
Replies: 819
Views: 156,914
Posted By demolition
How did she clean it? Using water or some other...

How did she clean it? Using water or some other fluid? Or just dusting or a damp cloth? Dusting or a damp cloth should not cause trouble.

As you suggest yourself, remove it and check that you get...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2020, 12:29
Replies: 1,181
Views: 424,980
Posted By demolition
The only vapors coming from it are water/stream...

The only vapors coming from it are water/stream and oxygen, so not really an issue and I doubt it has any flavor as long as the stuff you're using is pure (does the finished stuff come with...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 March 2020, 07:34
Replies: 1,181
Views: 424,980
Posted By demolition
If the oven is indeed only 50 deg C, then it...

If the oven is indeed only 50 deg C, then it should not cause any problems as long as you can avoid spilling. The question is whether it can actually maintain that temperature - some ovens are very...
Forum: support.Hardware 23 March 2020, 17:39
Replies: 37
Views: 901
Posted By demolition
My guess is that it selects what kind of floppy...

My guess is that it selects what kind of floppy drive you are connecting (Amiga or PC interface). For FF/HxC, use the Amiga setting (FF defaults to this when using Amiga floppy images).
Forum: OT - General 21 March 2020, 05:54
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
Let me rephrase - gloves don't really offer any...

Let me rephrase - gloves don't really offer any extra protection. A virus cannot penetrate the skin-barrier and even if it could, Corona would still not infect you if it was able to get past the skin...
Forum: OT - General 21 March 2020, 00:13
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
So kinda like expansion cards with software on...

So kinda like expansion cards with software on them? Not much good on their own, but when you install it inside the Amiga it comes to life using the Amiga's resources like a parasite. :)

Actually,...
Forum: support.Other 20 March 2020, 18:54
Replies: 18
Views: 929
Posted By demolition
Isn't there also some originals that use data...

Isn't there also some originals that use data written above trk 80 as part of their copy protection scheme?
Forum: OT - General 19 March 2020, 20:27
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
No, it is not a flu virus at all. Flu and Corona...

No, it is not a flu virus at all. Flu and Corona are different types of viruses. They just happen to present similar symptoms.

And no, it was not created in a lab. That would be very unlikely....
Forum: OT - General 19 March 2020, 18:56
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
Gloves doesn't offer much protection against...

Gloves doesn't offer much protection against viruses unless you change them very often (an alternative to washing your hands). You do not get infected from getting the virus on your hands unless you...
Forum: OT - Gaming 19 March 2020, 18:20
Replies: 970
Views: 139,291
Posted By demolition
Two free games: The Stanley Parable...

Two free games:
The Stanley Parable (https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/the-stanley-parable/home)

Watch_Dogs (https://www.epicgames.com/store/en-US/product/watch-dogs/home)

I can't...
Forum: OT - General 17 March 2020, 10:51
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
Love it. :) Just read that here in DK...

Love it. :)



Just read that here in DK some students have planned 'Corona parties', celebrating that they were off school.. :sad
Forum: OT - General 17 March 2020, 08:50
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
Unfortunately there's idiots everywhere but those...

Unfortunately there's idiots everywhere but those guys even have one in charge (go to 7:23):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFnUJX_UB_8&t=444s
Who wouldn't want to catch an incredible virus? :)
Forum: OT - General 17 March 2020, 04:25
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
If he's got the virus on his hands (if he is...

If he's got the virus on his hands (if he is infected and coughed in it, or shook hands with someone who did), then shaking hands with someone else will transmit it to their hands and when they touch...
Forum: support.Other 15 March 2020, 17:55
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By demolition
An MBR is always located at address 0, i.e. in...

An MBR is always located at address 0, i.e. in sector 0 while an RDB can be moved to a higher address. Since you align the FAT partition @ 1024, it will leave a little room between the MBR and the...
Forum: OT - General 15 March 2020, 06:39
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
Heard immunity for this virus is reached when...

Heard immunity for this virus is reached when about 60% of the population is immune. And yes, we need to reach that point before this will be over. If we just let it run rampant, it will not be over...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 March 2020, 23:26
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By demolition
What was not recommended was using SD card...

What was not recommended was using SD card extender cables to connect the Ethernet adapter to the SD card slot since many of them would destroy the pins inside the SD slot (probably from being too...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 March 2020, 19:57
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By demolition
But the KCS board wouldn't know about A600 since...

But the KCS board wouldn't know about A600 since it can only be installed in A500? I'm a little curious as to you mentioning that you can choose an A600 IDE controller since that was never possible...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 March 2020, 18:53
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By demolition
You can try 'format c: /s' although I guess that...

You can try 'format c: /s' although I guess that would also fail like sys since it is doing the same thing.

I am a little curious though whether it can work properly with the Wicher IDE controller...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 March 2020, 17:41
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By demolition
Use the included v2expethtest program like...

Use the included v2expethtest program like described in the installation guide:
https://wiki.apollo-accelerators.com/doku.php/system_tools:ethernet
And if you're using the old type through the SD...
Forum: support.Hardware 14 March 2020, 17:38
Replies: 10
Views: 227
Posted By demolition
Check if the setup program has any command line...

Check if the setup program has any command line switches that could help you debug it, like logging progress to a file or something.
Alternatively you could install on another system and copy the...
Forum: OT - General 14 March 2020, 17:28
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
So like a mexican standoff? Nah, not...

So like a mexican standoff?

Nah, not everybody acts on the urge to stampede along with the crowd. We're smarter than cows (well, some of us).
I must say that I did feel slightly like a hoarder...
Forum: OT - General 13 March 2020, 23:39
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
Yeah, I guess if you wanted to hoard, then it...

Yeah, I guess if you wanted to hoard, then it would make sense to go for long-lasting stuff like canned food and dried stuff like pasta, rice, beans, lentils etc. but I don't get why the vegetable...
Forum: OT - General 13 March 2020, 22:52
Replies: 217
Views: 5,911
Posted By demolition
I went to the supermarket on Wednesday evening to...

I went to the supermarket on Wednesday evening to buy a few items and noticed that the shop was unusually crowded. I often go shopping in the evening since it is nice and quiet. This time, the lady...
Forum: OT - Technical 13 March 2020, 15:45
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By demolition
I have used AutoIt in the past to do automation...

I have used AutoIt in the past to do automation tasks and GUI testing with good success:
https://www.autoitscript.com/site/autoit/downloads/

It is also supported on XP and it can be used to...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 February 2020, 15:20
Replies: 37
Views: 901
Posted By demolition
You think? For your information, Toni is one of...

You think? For your information, Toni is one of the designers of ACA500plus, so I'm sure he knows very well how it works.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 February 2020, 13:50
Replies: 37
Views: 901
Posted By demolition
The HxC floppy emulator (the original one, not...

The HxC floppy emulator (the original one, not the Gotek type) is special in the way that it can emulate both DF0 and DF1 at the same time while connected to the internal floppy cable. I can imagine...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 February 2020, 13:10
Replies: 37
Views: 901
Posted By demolition
Do you have one / have you tried it, or are you...

Do you have one / have you tried it, or are you just assuming that it can't work? I have tried the function with many titles (demos with trackloaders, cracked games from ADF and originals in IPF)...
Forum: support.Hardware 25 February 2020, 12:16
Replies: 37
Views: 901
Posted By demolition
ACA500+ switches DF0 and DF1 properly just like a...

ACA500+ switches DF0 and DF1 properly just like a hardware boot selector switch. I.e. the external Gotek becomes DF0 and any trackloader works just fine.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 January 2020, 15:17
Replies: 407
Views: 221,363
Posted By demolition
I use a CF-SD adapter in my ACA500plus and it...

I use a CF-SD adapter in my ACA500plus and it works fine. And yes, you can just take the SD card out and read that in the PC.
Forum: support.Apps 22 January 2020, 21:48
Replies: 39
Views: 1,812
Posted By demolition
I thought you focused on 'features, fast and...

I thought you focused on 'features, fast and minimum disk swapping'. You didn't mention aesthetics in your original post. :) Not using WYSIWYG will greatly improve the speed and leave room for more...
Forum: support.Apps 22 January 2020, 21:39
Replies: 39
Views: 1,812
Posted By demolition
You could also get Word Perfect for Amiga,...

You could also get Word Perfect for Amiga, however I don't know if some version of that could run off floppy, but I would guess not since that was definitely one of the leading ones when it came to...
Forum: support.Apps 22 January 2020, 21:21
Replies: 39
Views: 1,812
Posted By demolition
But are they all for ½/1 MB floppy-only machines?...

But are they all for ½/1 MB floppy-only machines?

If you have a HDD, you can also get some more elaborate programs for the Amiga like Amiga Writer or Final Writer. Could also go all the way with a...
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