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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?
  • bigshot316 24 Aug 2010 14:02:17 23,425 posts
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    James Rolf advises diluted washing up liquid and cotton buds.
  • coastal 24 Aug 2010 14:03:35 5,377 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.

    bf3: sergeant_shaftoe

  • CosmicFuzz 24 Aug 2010 14:03:36 23,080 posts
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    I used white spirit on mine.

    Is anyone else getting a bit bored with remastered games? Read my thoughts!

  • midnight_walker 24 Aug 2010 14:05:47 1,848 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 48,225 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_carnation 10 Oct 2012 18:49:29 9,038 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 28,403 posts
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    It'll overheat in the 4 hour playtime.

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • mal 10 Oct 2012 19:16:52 22,328 posts
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    Remember, there are no stupid questions, only stupid people.

    Re the above query, I have no idea. /dunce

    Cubby didn't know how to turn off sigs!

  • monkehhh 10 Oct 2012 19:27:23 3,266 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_carnation 10 Oct 2012 19:29:35 9,038 posts
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    Cheers monkehhh,I suspected as much.
  • CosmicFuzz 10 Oct 2012 19:42:18 23,080 posts
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    Will Dishonoured run on my Xbox 360?

    Needed: Xbox 360
    You have: Xbox 360

    Is anyone else getting a bit bored with remastered games? Read my thoughts!

  • PhoenixFlames 10 Oct 2012 19:51:36 8,898 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.

    PSN - phoenix1flames

  • elstoof 10 Oct 2012 21:12:55 6,586 posts
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    It's all automatic that way eh.
  • skuzzbag 10 Oct 2012 21:17:53 5,635 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 3,905 posts
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    Consoles are idiot proof.

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  • King_Edward 10 Oct 2012 21:22:31 11,454 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    Consoles are idiot magnets.
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