DC Memory Flasher

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DC Memory Flasher

Post by Prophet][ » Sun Mar 07, 2004 7:42 am

A few (me and skynet) have needed to flash our DC's to be able to put in a new PSO serial. Links given to progs that do this have all not worked but for the last few hours me and skynet have been trying to make a version work, then WhtCastle came along and made us look stupid and we then had a selfbooting working image in no time. Anyway, if you need the DC flasher a Nero image is here

http://users.tpg.com.au/jenkeis/DCflash.nrg

When using you will think it hasn't worked but it has, it will sit on the Sega logo and have a message saying it is flashing the memory. On the side you will se a red line turn green, once green it means your DC has had its memoty flashed.
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Post by hrb2k3 » Sun Mar 07, 2004 10:56 am

thx.

this will come in handy for ppl.
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Post by Mikey242 » Tue Mar 09, 2004 2:10 pm

wow great work man, this could be very useful.
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Post by az_bont » Tue Mar 09, 2004 2:19 pm

I altered the URL so it's clickable :wink:
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Post by doragasu » Tue Mar 09, 2004 2:33 pm

Thanks a lot, another great tool for my DC
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Post by Prophet][ » Tue Mar 09, 2004 7:19 pm

az_bont wrote:I altered the URL so it's clickable :wink:
Cheers :D
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Post by Skynet » Wed Mar 10, 2004 2:00 am

Heh, you wouldn't believe the crap me and Prophet][ went through in order to flash our DCs. I was trying to find a tool to flash it for 2weeks! :o I have about 5 coasters too!

This nero Image is a handy tool! :mrgreen:
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Post by Wsttrollboy » Sat May 08, 2004 2:54 pm

I hope it works so I can play some PSO!
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Post by Skynet » Thu Feb 10, 2005 4:15 am

t3h bumpage!

OK, now there is a reason for this. I have seen 2 requests today asking for this thing, and it managed to slip down to page 6 or 7, thus no n00b is gonna find it there.

I can't say how long Prophet][ is gonna keep this on his webspace for, but as long as it's there we might as well make people aware of it. Mainly due to PSO still being actively played on hombrew servers and such.

So this is for those that asked for it in the other forums, you all can thank me later ;)
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Post by Wsttrollboy » Sat Feb 12, 2005 7:50 pm

I burned it a while back... it worked great!
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Post by Prophet][ » Sat Feb 12, 2005 8:08 pm

when I get around to it, I might put it up onto the DCemu server so that its faster and have a garentee of keeping it
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Post by NightStalker » Sun Feb 13, 2005 1:32 pm

this is a good tool to replace the old 2.0 button trick the whipes the dc memory.
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Post by Sage Shinigami » Sun Feb 13, 2005 5:08 pm

Skynet wrote:t3h bumpage!

OK, now there is a reason for this. I have seen 2 requests today asking for this thing, and it managed to slip down to page 6 or 7, thus no n00b is gonna find it there.

I can't say how long Prophet][ is gonna keep this on his webspace for, but as long as it's there we might as well make people aware of it. Mainly due to PSO still being actively played on hombrew servers and such.

So this is for those that asked for it in the other forums, you all can thank me later ;)
Someone actually got a homebrew server for PSO to work? (Excuse me if I sound ignorant, I've been out of the loop for about a year now.)
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Post by Skynet » Mon Feb 14, 2005 1:19 am

Yes they did, go into Dreamcast Discussion forum. There is a sticky at the top of the page explaining EXACTLY what to do so you all can enjoy the PSO online goodness. :D
when I get around to it, I might put it up onto the DCemu server so that its faster and have a garentee of keeping it
It's still pretty fast, I tested the link the other day and was getting around 130k on dialup :D
I take it that the image we're burning contains very little data? Hence why it can be downloaded so quickly, I read something like that for a file I was downloading @ 200k in a topic in OT.

But putting it on the server would be a very good idea.
this is a good tool to replace the old 2.0 button trick the whipes the dc memory.
That never got rid of my PSO serial :?
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Post by NightStalker » Mon Feb 14, 2005 1:22 am

That never got rid of my PSO serial

lol yeah i know..but it sure was great at screwing it up!


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lol ye shall have your pso serial flashed now!!
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Post by Nau » Thu Jun 09, 2005 4:54 am

Hey.... I have nero so I just opened the image and burnt it... But it doesn't work! Nothing happens
What's the problem? :roll:
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Post by Prophet][ » Fri Jun 10, 2005 12:07 am

wow, talk about getting the most bumps.

Anyway, you might not have the right version, make sure you are running version 5.5 or above. What accually happens though? you need to give details. Does it go to the CD loading screen or what?

I still need to upload it to a more permimant location too, I totally forgot about that, I'll do it when I get home.
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Post by Smurph » Fri Jun 10, 2005 6:49 am

W00t. I downloaded it. I'll use it, should I ever need to re-flash my DC.
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Post by Nau » Wed Jun 15, 2005 4:46 am

When I start my dreamcast with the DCflash, the dreamcast sign appear and then i just comes to the dreamcast menu! :|
I am using Nero version 6.6.0.8.
I wanna play pso :evil: !
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Post by Skynet » Wed Jun 15, 2005 4:54 am

Don't use Nero 6.x.x.x

From what I've read it's just bad news regarding DC stuff.

Best advice would be get an earlier version of Nero, in the 5.5 series like Prophet][ said (olderversion.com or something like that, google it). Failing that google Alcohol 120% and download the trial. Both of those methods should work, although I've never personally burnt anything for Dreamcast using Alc, but I do use it for all my other image burning/mounting needs and it works great.

While this thread has come back up again:
Prophet][, have you uploaded it to DCE yet? It'd be nice to have it as a link on the main page and also a link to it in the PSO thread in DCDiscussion. As I said a few months back, you do see noobs asking for this thing every so often. Especially when they hear of the PSO server.
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