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back up disk isnt playing rite

Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2006 9:06 pm
by r2daizzzo
i have backup games and play them from time to time but the problem i have with them is some time it take me 5 minute of turning the dreamcast off and on to gett it to work. then i go to my friend's house and see he put a backup in and it play like a real game. what the problem what is he doing that im not ples help...

Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2006 9:27 am
by racketboy
What date is on the bottom of your Dreamcast?

Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2006 2:41 pm
by grittykitty
sometimes i have this problem too, and i think it has something to do with the laser. one thing you can do before playing a backup is
• insert an original game, power on the dreamcast
• when you hear the laser moving (when the sega logo appears), turn off the dc
• insert your backup game
• play!

also, you can carefully push the laser away from the center using your finger (carefully!). this usually solves the problem

Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2006 9:09 pm
by r2daizzzo
thanks it work now i need something else can any one out the please and i do mean please let me download zombie revenge for dc and die hard arcade from them i really need these game and torrents site dont have them.

Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2006 12:41 pm
by Pullmyfinger
You know, I don't know exactly why this happens, but I have experienced this in one of my DC's, I have around 5 or 6 of them, and one of them will act like yours when I burn with alcohol or use a game made from a direct cd to cd copy, however, those will work in all my other DCs with no problem.

Also, most of the times when I burn with nero, especcially on my laptop's crappy burner all my DC's reject the cd, but my DC that is like yours will take them with no problem.

Discs that I burn on discjuggler at 4x on a super old hp burner will work perfectly in all my DC's