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ARGH, still befuddled.
« on: August 18, 2002, 03:31:05 pm »
 >:( ??? :'(
originally posted to glaunch list, but there are other issues at work here as well, so...

hey guys - okay, i have SIX DAYS to get this thing working tip top.

i dunno what's wrong with gamelauncher (or with everything else), but here's my list o' symptoms

1. trying to start game in dos mode, using autoexec to get straight to glaunch.  i get the "running gamelauncher..." message followed by "_gl032.exe, cannot run gamelauncher"

2. i have to then go to windows and poke around, but then when i start glaunch it comes up fine.   that is, the menu itself.  but my ROMs aren't there.  I have gl's mame.cfg file set to use_rom_file = no, and rom_directory = c:\windows\desktop\mame\roms - which i have confirmed has several ROMs in it.
(and i know it's not because it's on the desktop, i always put game stuff on the desktop so it's easy to find.) - so dave do i use absolute path or relative path and if so, relative to what?

3. and i'll pay cash money to anyone who can set up my godforsaken ensoniq pci soundcard to just plain work, period.  i just want the machine to make noise, whether it be in windows, dos, taking a header off a cliff in zanzibar, something, anything.  i have downloaded drivers from 18,000 different places and followed the instructions to the letter and my computer is still none the wiser.

thanks
dave
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Jammadave - Arcade collector.
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