Originally Posted by Hewitson
Anyone know why it's needed? I'm not aware of any other accelerators that require such a thing.
It's not needed for accelerator to work! It's needed if you wanna take advantage of all the features these accelerators have to offer.
The fact that with a tiny software you can change a lot of settings, and map Kickstart ROMS on the spot... makes it not only a useful application but a damn essential one!