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by karr
Tue 17 Sep, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: PCem v15 Sound Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1647

Re: PCem v15 Sound Issue

i've had the same experience. (and a friend of mine made the same experience) when i play mod sound files with impulse tracker or other players i have random sound stutters/loops. happens with all machines and soundcards. and when i play midi files with ultrasound i have these random sound problems ...
by karr
Sun 21 Jul, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which CD-ROM driver do you use ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1886

Re: Which CD-ROM driver do you use ?

oakcdrom.sys seems also to have a few problems.... i tried to play Inherit the earth cd the cd is in mds/mdf format which cannot be mounted by pcem so i used wincdemu on host system to do this. with oakcdrom.sys i get this error message trying to read the cd: "cdr103 cdrom not high sierra or iso-966...
by karr
Sun 21 Jul, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which CD-ROM driver do you use ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1886

Re: Which CD-ROM driver do you use ?

just tested a genric mitsumi driver mtmcdai.sys 531 K but doesn't work with sam n max cd audio here is a "small list" http://www.cdrom-drivers.com there are 274 drivers for mitsumi alone and 110 mitsumi drivers for non windows. guess there are thousands of drivers. may be there is another small driv...
by karr
Sun 21 Jul, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: MS-DOS Starter Pack
Replies: 8
Views: 2433

Re: MS-DOS Starter Pack

with the pack you can change soundcard and memory configuration
with 2 keys

for e.g. go from sb awe32 to gus
or go from ems to xms

(without installing new drivers or manually changing config.sys and autoexec.bat everytime)
by karr
Sun 21 Jul, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: MS-DOS Starter Pack
Replies: 8
Views: 2433

Re: MS-DOS Starter Pack

to use the pack u'll need pcem v15, roms, ms dos 6.22 , and a license for winimage.
by karr
Sun 21 Jul, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: MS-DOS Starter Pack
Replies: 8
Views: 2433

Re: MS-DOS Starter Pack

the pack comes without roms, full version of winimage or ms dos
only installed soundcard drivers are included
by karr
Sat 20 Jul, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MS-DOS Starter Pack
Replies: 8
Views: 2433

MS-DOS Starter Pack

hi a friend of mine created a pcem starter pack MS-DOS Starter Pack https://abload.de/thumb/asdfddg5k7s.png Video: https://streamable.com/492fa Download: https://mega.nz/#!HqQEBaqa!mdVNgeNTsB8-uvASC2Bdn9s__dF8tAzkIRDz_MhIg3k Instructions: - right click on the file, click "Extract File" - buy winimag...
by karr
Sat 20 Jul, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Which CD-ROM driver do you use ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1886

Re: Which CD-ROM driver do you use ?

would be interesting to know which driver SarahWalker recommends. here the drivers i tried vide-cdd.sys (v2.14 2.15 and 2.14a with native ide mode) from Acer have the bug with litte big adventure. qcdrom.sys (from shuscdx dev) and update xdvd2.sys (from 2019-04-21) both require even less memory comp...
by karr
Thu 18 Jul, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)
Replies: 19
Views: 9601

Re: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)

problem with shsucdx is the slow drive speed. install huger games takes years with it. and according to vogons some games won't work with shsucdx. i tried oakcdrom.sys + mscdex combo from te_lanus. Litte Big Adventure works with oakcdrom driver as well but oakcdrom.sys requires a lot memory. Time Pa...
by karr
Thu 18 Jul, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which CD-ROM driver do you use ?
Replies: 6
Views: 1886

Which CD-ROM driver do you use ?

hi which cd rom driver do you use with pcem ? in the past i used the compo of mscdex + videcdd.sys worked good but i had the same bugs as Seth https://pcem-emulator.co.uk/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3090 "litte big adventure won't copy speech files and crash after i changed to shsucdx + videcdd.sys t...
by karr
Thu 18 Jul, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Host machine survey
Replies: 137
Views: 77828

Re: Host machine survey

Core i5-4670
4GB RAM
Windows 10 Pro
by karr
Thu 18 Jul, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Development
Topic: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)
Replies: 19
Views: 9601

Re: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)

"Little Big Adventure - Twinsen’s Adventure"

and "Test Drive 2"


both bugs are gone when i change from mscdex + videcdd.sys
to shsucdx + videcdd.sys
but cd drive is a bit slower with shsucdx
by karr
Tue 16 Jul, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Development
Topic: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)
Replies: 19
Views: 9601

Re: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)

Thanks for testing! I found another bug: When I toggle fullscreen (Ctrl+ALT+Page down) and go back to window mode again, I can't activate the menu in sam and max (F1) anymore. Can you replicate this behaviour, too? just tested it with various machines and gfx cards. f1 works for me without problems...
by karr
Mon 15 Jul, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)
Replies: 19
Views: 9601

Re: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)

te_lanus wrote:
Mon 15 Jul, 2019 6:19 pm
Weird, as I can run it without any issue. I do remember that I did had that issue way back (think 2008-9) but that was caused by a incomplete rip that I got from the internet

i tested a version from the net
the org floppy has a copy protection
by karr
Sat 13 Jul, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Development
Topic: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)
Replies: 19
Views: 9601

Re: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)

" Little Big Adventure - Twinsen’s Adventure no speech in the intro and when I skip the last part of the intro, the game freezes." happens also with v15. yep there is no speech in the intro, even the text is not shown and the game will crash when the intro is finished no matter if you skip it or not...
by karr
Fri 12 Jul, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)
Replies: 19
Views: 9601

Re: I tested ~100 DOS games (v14)

hi i did some tests as well :-) " Test Drive 2 seems like this game wants access to my cd drive d: (maybe it searches for floppy disk) otherwise it doesn't start. As soon as I mount a random cd... the game starts." i have the same problem with v15 i guess its the copy protection from the game causin...
by karr
Fri 12 Jul, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: No CD Audio in v15
Replies: 5
Views: 2883

Re: No CD Audio in v15

hi i tested the german cd version of sam & max with pcem v15. cd audio works for me. with lemmings 3 i have to set normal music to minimum to be able to hear cd audio. i tested both with ami 486 clone and with asus p55t2p4 with sb pro 2, sb16 and sb awe32. may be cd audio output is set to low in you...