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by aa7b5
Thu 12 Apr 2018, 23:00
Forum: Multimedia
Topic: Adding Sound Effects
Replies: 8
Views: 4216

Re: Adding Sound Effects

Hello Richard, Yes I did try a second download and even ran a checksum on both, — no difference. This was last year file size 4,593,312. I see the latest version has shrunk to 4,590,136 so I downloaded it and this file also refused to run. Now and again when clicked on, there was a very brief flash ...
by aa7b5
Wed 11 Apr 2018, 22:15
Forum: Multimedia
Topic: Adding Sound Effects
Replies: 8
Views: 4216

Re: Adding Sound Effects

sfc /scannow asked me to insert the original installation disc, it spent 20 minutes verifying all Windows files then promptly disappeared. I assume that as no errors were reported that all was OK. So as it appears nothing is missing or corrupted, your Zip file work around suggestion would be much ap...
by aa7b5
Tue 10 Apr 2018, 18:54
Forum: Multimedia
Topic: Adding Sound Effects
Replies: 8
Views: 4216

Re: Adding Sound Effects

I already did try re-installing Windows XP but this made no difference.

When I click on the Upgrade exe file there is no reaction whatsoever.
No mention of Windows Installer or dotnetfx versions or DLLs — absolutely nothing!

I am still running Service Pack 2, could that be it?
by aa7b5
Mon 09 Apr 2018, 20:09
Forum: Multimedia
Topic: Adding Sound Effects
Replies: 8
Views: 4216

Re: Adding Sound Effects

I did say MY Windows XP. Since an early Microsoft update caused problems on my PC, all subsequent updates were stopped. I thought the BBC Basic Upgrade not installing was possibly due to some missing component. When my Internet Explorer stopped working, I replaced it with Chrome. Another reason why ...
by aa7b5
Sun 08 Apr 2018, 21:49
Forum: Multimedia
Topic: Adding Sound Effects
Replies: 8
Views: 4216

Adding Sound Effects

Does anyone know if it is possible to add sound effects to a program written with the very early BBC Basic for Windows version 3.13a. The sound effect files would be in wav or mp3 format. At the moment I am using wav files included in Windows but these are quite limited and not very appropriate. I c...