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ross86 May 10, 2002 06:14 AM

What is unsigned code?
 
Hi, i was looking at the neo-x site and it said

Modified XBE's and Unsigned code can boot (This is a HUGE feature - as you'll all see soon)

Is this emulators and stuff?

What are the chances of an N64 or a DC emulator on Xbox?

Thanks

the3jams May 10, 2002 06:42 AM

There is no DC emu for PC so I doubt you will see one on Xbox. As far as the others go we will just have to see. I personally think that any emu for PC should be capable of being ported to Xbox.

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Kila_m May 10, 2002 09:21 AM

My guess is that the X-Box only runs authorised electronically signed code... as way to prevent illegal programs running.

If you can run unsigned code.. then that means that any program can run... ie: backups, emulators etc.

Mystical_2K May 10, 2002 11:21 AM

i would imagine its like the WindowsXP and Windows2000 drivers - if you get a driver that is not Digitally Signed then you get the choice to install it or not - similar idea here except if the signature is not found then it just doesnt run

Backupz 4 All May 10, 2002 02:05 PM

this unsigned code will allow booting of home made programs
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ross86 May 10, 2002 02:12 PM

Cool, thanks everyone. Does this mean that we will soon be seeing (s)vcd players, divx players etc?


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