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Old 01 June 2015, 09:12   #6
Toni Wilen
WinUAE developer
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Hämeenlinna/Finland
Age: 43
Posts: 20,647
Originally Posted by Ami_GFX View Post
I'm another one that would like the nag to update DirectX be given the option to disable. For whatever reason, I can't get things to look like they do on a real Amiga if I do the DirectX update but I can with the DirectX as is. I've managed to get RTG modes to work but not native Amiga modes with DirectX updated and ended up rolling back DirectX to its previous state and putting up with the nag to update. This is with emulated PPC and PIV. I am working with direct copies of the systems I use in my real Amigas and the only big change from the real A4000D system to the emulated one is to change the RTG card from Cybervision 64 to Picasso IV. I can feed the VGA from the Thinkpad i5 notebook I'm using for Winuae to the same monitor I'm using with my A4000 and do side by side comparisions and Winuae with DirectX in the default Windows configuration works better for me and the output is slightly different from the real thing but not by much but I can't get nearly that close if I update DirectX

Originally Posted by PeterK View Post
Edit your Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts file.
First, you may have to change the attributes to make the hosts file writable. If your firewall or virus-scanner protects this file, disable them.

Then add the following line:
That should redirect these calls to the localhost loopback device (>NIL

But all calls to will be blocked this way. !!
Are you serious? is microsoft redirector and huge amount of pages use it..
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