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snesoid crashing?

Discussion in 'Android Applications' started by ahwang, Nov 7, 2009.

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    i'm new to android... i download snesoid lite and i've loaded .smc roms to my sdcard. but when i load the rom, the program just crashes back to the home page...

    are other people having this issue too? does snesoid not working with android2.0 yet? or am i doing something wrong...?

    thanks
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    Could mean you have bad roms. The rom should be zipped and see if works on a PC emulator to validate the rom works.
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    didn't realize they should be .zip still

    now the emulator doesn't crash! but now it is saying "load rom failed. please try another file."

    i've tried a few, for example this one:
    Super Mario World ROM Download for Super Nintendo / SNES - CoolROM.com

    works on my pc... any other advice?

    is it because i am using the LITE version and not the full version?
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    I have not seen that before. Are they zipped or rared? Zipped is what you need. When you get them working, please tell me how the game play.
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    the creator of the -oid series emulator released new versions supporting android 2.0 this morning. it clearly starts in app description "fixed crashing in android 2.0" - get the latest version, it should work fine.

    also, make sure you're unzipping
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    Yes, all five GREAT Oid emulators have been updated to Android 2.0, so no more crashing :)

    But keep the roms zipped, not unzipped. Takes up about a 75% less space when zipped.
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    In my experience with this app it will not load the roms unless they are unzipped. I have tried about 10 times and each time it would not worked until I used androidzip or something like that to unzip the rom.
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