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Old 21 February 2011, 13:40   #32
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Originally Posted by Zetr0 View Post
I might be wrong but I believe that you need to reset the machine while holding down shift-break.
Thanks, I'll try that next time I use my Spectrum

Originally Posted by Zetr0 View Post
THe spectrum has no non-volatile ram, hence once it is powered off, there is nothing that could store information for next power up. I am unsure where your friend got this idea from, perhaps newer acorns at the time had a form of NVRAM? I dont believe Amstrad's did either, nor any commodore (non x86) machine for the time either.
He had 7 or 8 Spectrums (his father was rich), 5 of which were broken. Some possibly due to messing with the settings in the debug menu?

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