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Problem with a PAL SNES cartridge
« on: 11/Aug/2013 01:01:22 AM »
I tried to dump a prototype of Super Widget on the SNES, it is the PAL version, but it doesn't work, the file I see when I try to dump it is ''2600Cartridge'', so I guess it doesn't recognize it. I read on this forum that it was because of a lockout chip, some sort of copy protection, what can I do about it ?

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Re: Problem with a PAL SNES cartridge
« Reply #1 on: 11/Aug/2013 02:54:45 PM »
Try cleaning the pins. It doesn't have an enhancement chip as far as I know.

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Re: Problem with a PAL SNES cartridge
« Reply #2 on: 11/Aug/2013 05:18:39 PM »
I have already cleaned the cartridge, but it doesn't change anything.  :-\

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Re: Problem with a PAL SNES cartridge
« Reply #3 on: 11/Aug/2013 07:28:40 PM »
That's odd. I assume you've confirmed it works on a SNES?

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Re: Problem with a PAL SNES cartridge
« Reply #4 on: 11/Aug/2013 07:57:40 PM »
Not really since I don't own a PAL SNES, so I'm not sure if the cartridge actually work.

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Re: Problem with a PAL SNES cartridge
« Reply #5 on: 18/Aug/2013 05:59:46 PM »
The game may not have a proper header. Have you tried the following entry in the config file?

[forceSystem] snes
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Re: Problem with a PAL SNES cartridge
« Reply #6 on: 18/Aug/2013 11:21:26 PM »
I just tried and this time I get a file named ''NoName&BP.0000'', when I use the emulator to play it here's what I get:



Not a good sign I guess.  :-\

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Re: Problem with a PAL SNES cartridge
« Reply #7 on: 19/Aug/2013 05:34:09 AM »
Please send the file to support at retrode dot org, and I'll see if I can figure something out.
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Re: Problem with a PAL SNES cartridge
« Reply #8 on: 20/Aug/2013 10:06:38 PM »
Please send the file to support at retrode dot org, and I'll see if I can figure something out.

File sent, thank you for your time.