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Old May 10, 2002, 06:14 AM
ross86 ross86 is offline
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Default What is unsigned code?

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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?

Old May 10, 2002, 06:42 AM
the3jams the3jams is offline
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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.

Old May 10, 2002, 09:21 AM
Kila_m Kila_m is offline
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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.
Old May 10, 2002, 11:21 AM
Mystical_2K Mystical_2K is offline
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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
Old May 10, 2002, 02:05 PM
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this unsigned code will allow booting of home made programs
Old May 10, 2002, 02:12 PM
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Cool, thanks everyone. Does this mean that we will soon be seeing (s)vcd players, divx players etc?

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