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Re: Searching for GUS line-in mute utility.

Forgot to say it's ACE which lacks mixer chip and ultrinit won't provide (and hide, perhaps, by "-?" help key output) mute line-in feature. Tried 2.26, 2.28 and 2.31 ver with same result. Also mixer/ultramix runs but do nothing (readme says about that). I can mute SB line-in (my ACE goes to it). …

Re: Why DOS died...

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Lack of multitasking (ok, in-core by design, fullmetal strong and reliable kind of multitasking, not DesqView-like heresy) is really pain today, even if you had a deal with it when was a child and growd with it and still use it daily.

Searching for GUS line-in mute utility.

IIRC there is some kind of console utility for GUS cards which capable to mute card's line-in. Like Inertia Player internal feature but standalone tiny program. Maybe it was special version of ultrinit.exe with additional key, maybe 3rd party program - can't remember. Don't want unplug my Covox …

Re: 8-Bit Guy video's are becoming a chore!

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held wrote on 2021-01-07, 21:38: I will try watching OLDROBOT, although I must say the only Russian word I recognize is скачать There is snake in the flower. Beware if you see whole phrase: скачать без регистрации и СМС. 😉

Re: Good OS selectors ?

It's free for private use. Can also hide partitions depending on the one you want to boot from, it's also my bootmanager of choice. Yes but free non-registered copy lacks useful 'true hiding' feature. Needs at least Windows XP(/2000?) so you can run the installer for it, though. Atleast v3.7 (win32 …

Re: Retro confessions. What are yours?

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Any kind of heatsinks on IC components is a duct tape design for me. However it's ok for heavily heated power supply elements. I can sacrifice as much whole performance as it needed for normal operation of naked ICs even in chassis with no ventilation at all.

Question to experienced 4DOS users.

Is there any way to real-time read/scan typed (just typed, before run) cmd-line string content to some reserved 4DOS variable? What i need, in example: Have hot-key alias to edit.com on F4 key, like @@F4=edit.com. Now i want put name of file as argument for edit.com and take name from such variable. …

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