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  • Deleted user 24 August 2010 14:00:59
    I bought Super Mario 64 on ebay, it's arrived but the connectors are pretty dirty.

    Could I just use surgical spirit from a pharmacy to clean it?
  • Biggy316 24 Aug 2010 14:02:17 25,277 posts
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    James Rolf advises diluted washing up liquid and cotton buds.
  • coastal 24 Aug 2010 14:03:35 5,422 posts
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    I remember a rubber works on cartridge connectors. This is from Action Replay and International Soccer days so may be there's a better route.
  • CosmicFuzz 24 Aug 2010 14:03:36 31,916 posts
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    I used white spirit on mine.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 24 Aug 2010 14:05:47 6,342 posts
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    Surgical spirit? Diluted washing up liquid?

    Step 1. Blow into cart
    Step 2. Prop open cartridge doors on console with your fingers
    Step 3. Blow into console

    Repeat as needed until it starts working.
  • Blerk Moderator 24 Aug 2010 14:07:35 48,227 posts
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    My USB memory stick's been through the washing machine several times with no ill effects. :-)
  • Deleted user 24 August 2010 14:09:34
    Blerk wrote:
    My USB memory stick's been through the washing machine several times with no ill effects. :-)
    that isn't the best way to remove unwanted porn! :-)
  • Deleted user 24 August 2010 14:09:53
    haha!
  • faux-C 10 Oct 2012 18:49:29 11,204 posts
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    /bump

    I've just run a sysreq check on Dishnored and got this message:

    Video Card
    Minimum: DirectX 9 compatible with 512 MB video RAM or better (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 / ATI Radeon HD 5850)
    You Have: ATI Radeon HD 5670

    Required You Have
    Pixel Shader version 5.0 5.0
    Vertex Shader version 5.0 5.0
    Dedicated Video RAM 512 MB 512 MB
    So, if the card matches those three requirements listed, in what way is it not suitable?
  • mrpon 10 Oct 2012 19:14:15 33,355 posts
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    It'll overheat in the 4 hour playtime.
  • mal 10 Oct 2012 19:16:52 28,024 posts
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    Remember, there are no stupid questions, only stupid people.

    Re the above query, I have no idea. /dunce
  • monkehhh 10 Oct 2012 19:27:23 4,689 posts
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    @faux_carnation Considering it's an Unreal Engine game, I'd happily ignore that 'minimum' spec - it runs fine on my GTX 260, and probably many much worse cards.
  • faux-C 10 Oct 2012 19:29:35 11,204 posts
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    Cheers monkehhh,I suspected as much.
  • CosmicFuzz 10 Oct 2012 19:42:18 31,916 posts
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    Will Dishonoured run on my Xbox 360?

    Needed: Xbox 360
    You have: Xbox 360
  • PhoenixFlames 10 Oct 2012 19:51:36 9,263 posts
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    CosmicFuzz wrote:
    Will Dishonoured run on my Xbox 360?

    Needed: Xbox 360
    You have: Xbox 360
    :-)

    The reason I love console gaming and wouldn't go near a PC.
  • elstoof 10 Oct 2012 21:12:55 18,185 posts
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    It's all automatic that way eh.
  • skuzzbag 10 Oct 2012 21:17:53 5,950 posts
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    PhoenixFlames wrote:
    CosmicFuzz wrote:
    Will Dishonoured run on my Xbox 360?

    Needed: Xbox 360
    You have: Xbox 360
    :-)

    The reason I love console gaming and wouldn't go near a PC.
    Will I be able to hear dishonoured over the fan noise while I play it?

    Needed: Non-first generation 360
    You have: First-generation 360
    Answer: Probably not.
  • Moot_Point 10 Oct 2012 21:18:21 5,530 posts
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    Consoles are idiot proof.
  • King_Edward 10 Oct 2012 21:22:31 11,470 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    Consoles are idiot magnets.
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