Big source find

Discussion in 'Unreleased Games Discussion' started by ASSEMbler, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. Dreamcast

    Dreamcast Intrepid Member

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    Thank you for the information, Mooseblaster. It just unusual these days to see a viable application not receive a small fix or the ubiquitous Vista update. It's nice to see something done right the first time. :D
     
  2. retro

    retro Resigned from mod duty 15 March 2018

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    Something like this?

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  3. ASSEMbler

    ASSEMbler Administrator Staff Member

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    This is really frustrating... why would you make a data recovery program that RENAMES all the recovered files.
     
  4. ASSEMbler

    ASSEMbler Administrator Staff Member

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    More detailed + pinout for every chip.
     
  5. retro

    retro Resigned from mod duty 15 March 2018

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    More like these?
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  6. Micjohvan

    Micjohvan Familiar Face

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    Hey assembler I have a program that might work. I used it once about a year ago but didnt quite understand it so I gave up.

    Dont know if it matters or not to you but its cracked with a serial or something like that so its totally free to use. Its a small file so if you want it I can host it up on Rapidshit or something so you can test it out.

    Its called Getdataback or GetbackData or something like that. When I got it, it was supposed to be the best thing I could get at the time according to my research.
     
  7. AntiPasta

    AntiPasta Fiery Member

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    Hmm... what a dev company needs pinouts for I wouldn't know! What I'd be really interested in is hardware-level functional specifications - ie what bits to set to do what. Sony's documentation is very lacking in this respect.
     
  8. Segafreak_NL

    Segafreak_NL v2.0 New and improved. Site supporter 2012-15

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    An interesting turn of events..
     
  9. APE

    APE Site Supporter 2015

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    What you really should do is make a bit for bit copy of the drive and put it somewhere safeish THEN go to town on the data. At the very least you aren't going to have to worry about losing the drive or any data due to something stupid the tool is doing.

    I'd gladly pour over a hdd image for you as I've had to recover data left and right over the years but I'd imagine the drives aren't exactly tiny.
     
  10. ASSEMbler

    ASSEMbler Administrator Staff Member

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    already did that. going to give it a break for a few days I have to get some stuff sold first.
     
  11. karsten

    karsten Member of The Cult Of Kefka

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    wow it's a gold mine!
     
  12. smf

    smf mamedev

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    Awesome, anything psx related is welcome :)

    Thanks to some info that turned up recently we've confirmed that the Namco System 10 & 12 arcade systems ran their psx chipsets at 100mhz. Any documentation can help the cause.
     
  13. smf

    smf mamedev

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    From the table of contents assembler posted, he doesn't have the repair guide that you're pulling those pages from. But yeah, go on and pursuade him not to let us have it. Great idea.
     
  14. Parris

    Parris I'm only here to observe...

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    Brilliant discovery!
     
  15. GaijinPunch

    GaijinPunch Lemon Party Organizer and Promoter

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    So you don't overwrite a better version of the file.
     
  16. kammedo

    kammedo and the lost N64 Hardware Docs

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    But there must surely be a log somewhere?
     
  17. Festerfly

    Festerfly Resolute Member

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    Truly Awesome.... Looking forwa rd to finding out what else you find Kev!
     
  18. Taucias

    Taucias Site Supporter 2014,2015

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    Are you recovering them to another drive, or the one they originally reside on? If the later, then stop!
     
  19. zappenduster

    zappenduster Familiar Face

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    if only the partition is missing you might give the good old testdisk a try works pretty easy and doesent mess around with filenames
     
  20. Shadowlayer

    Shadowlayer KEEPIN' I.T. REAL!!

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    So, any new Saturn stuff kev?

    That SFX3 chip sounds interesting, I wonder how different it was compared to SFX and SFX2.

    Anyway, what about N64? do you have any related files in those HDDs?
     
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