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Re: Is there any reason to keep a Win9X machine around for gaming except for fun or nostalgia?

"Fun & nostalgia" are two pretty big damn reasons if you ask me. I mean, if you threw everything out that offered only fun & nostalgia ... bye bye movies, CDs, books, games, consoles, etc. I think modern society is far too much a throw-away society. If something is outdated but still working, we …

Re: virus on vogondrivers

What exactly is a moaner type? :P And wouldn't wanting to moan a lot actually be a good reason to come here and moan? :P You'll recognize them the instant you come in contact with them. :) OMG they wrecked my system but I do not want to hear that I may be wrong. Moan. And I hate my Mother. From my …

Re: Playing GOG games on real Retro DOS PC

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This is why I no longer buy GOG games. I really appreciate the hard work they put into getting old games to work on modern systems but games that worked 5 years ago often don't work properly now on Windows 10 and if you're thinking of running them on original hardware, you quickly discover GOG …

Re: Yamaha Audician 32 Plus , ALS 120, Sound Blaster Pro 1.0 or SB Live/Audigy DOS mode

Last Winter, I tested my new HP Vectra and used the Audician as main sound card. Out of 250 games tested, over 30 had sound issues with the card ranging from the game refusing to run at all, to no sound, to reversed stereo, to very low quality sound (16 bit not supported), to weird slow downs, etc. …

Re: Yamaha Audician 32 Plus , ALS 120, Sound Blaster Pro 1.0 or SB Live/Audigy DOS mode

The Audician 32 plus is overrated. I bought it, used it for a while but boy, it's NOT as good as advertised. Yes it sounds great but it has a LOT of incompatibilities. It's really a Sound Blaster Pro, NOT a Sound Blaster 16 and a lot of games would have issues with it. Also, out of the box it sounds …

Re: Impact of video cards on DOS games

Yes, as long as compatibility isn’t garbage I would guess generally the more modern the card the better the performance. From my tests: no. The newer the card, the worse the performance is when BIOS calls are used. But it all depends on the definition of "modern". Well any pre-2000 card since …

Impact of video cards on DOS games

OK, this is an area that is quite unknown to me. I know that non-integrated cards heavily depend on the connection type - ISA, PCI, VLB, ... - but I was unaware that graphics cards of the same connection type could also have major performance differences. To give you an idea, I have 2 HP Vectra VE …

Re: CuteMouse not working properly

Stuff like MTCP and network card drivers also require some memory. Everything network I tie to a BAT file. I simply have to type NETWORK and everything for MTCP is loaded including the drivers for my 3COM Etherlink III card. Then I type FTP and up goes FTP server to transfer files. Even with …

Re: CuteMouse not working properly

About two dozen games I tried absolutely hated CTMouse including Cruise for a Corpse, Jagged Alliance, etc. so to me, it's all about having options - a good boot menu lets you have several options and CTMOUSE can be unloaded from memory if a game acts up. I'll need to try PMOUSE though - see if it's …

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