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    Sounds to me from the original post as if...

    Sounds to me from the original post as if whatever the first package the OP downloaded was not not zipped in a folder and when it was unzipped he ended up with all the contents separate on the...
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    Sticky: FarCry Instincts on original Xbox.

    FarCry Instincts on original Xbox.
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    Sticky: XB360 Dishonored DLC missions. The main game is...

    XB360 Dishonored DLC missions. The main game is great (particularly) if played for stealth, right up there with the likes of Deus Ex and Thief series. The DLC adds a trials set and two additional...
  4. I understand but it is not clear exactly what is...

    I understand but it is not clear exactly what is being defined as a RPG. As I indicated I thought you were probably just talking about traditional, typical turn based, RPG/JRPG storylines. But I...
  5. I hate JRPG and traditional turn based RPGs with...

    I hate JRPG and traditional turn based RPGs with a passion and always will. I've tried FFVII, FFVIII, Skies Of Arcadia, Grandia I & II, Legend Of Dragoon, Alundra and handful of others.

    The only...
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    It would be better to use Rocky5's own tutorials...

    It would be better to use Rocky5's own tutorials but I can not see anything wrong with that second alternative YT one. If you followed that and everything was downloaded from reputable sources and...
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    It is unusual for SC not to work if it is a...

    It is unusual for SC not to work if it is a genuinely retail state Xbox.

    You are/were using an authentic original PAL version of the game I hope. I've used three different PAL ones (original...
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    Yes but make sure you get the correct version -...

    Yes but make sure you get the correct version - with Splinter Cell all known versions of the game can be used but others: 007 AUF, MechAssault and the, often forgotten, Tony Hawks 4 may require a...
  9. I realise it is not the Sega original I think...

    I realise it is not the Sega original I think we're talking about here but one source that might be relevant is still the Xbox version of Panzer Dragoon Orta (PDO).

    I've just checked and the XB360...
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    There has been a law passed only today in the EU...

    There has been a law passed only today in the EU that concern copyrighted material being posted online. Basically it is now the responsibility of the web site hosting the file, when/if they become...
  11. Glad to hear that. I've always been very wary...

    Glad to hear that.

    I've always been very wary of Slayers. Too many softmodders have tried to use it not reading the clear warning that it is intended just for chipped machines (TOSPs?). But even...
  12. I'm in no way an expert on chipped Xbox's BIOS,...

    I'm in no way an expert on chipped Xbox's BIOS, so I can not say what has gone wrong now.

    You needed to use a BIOS of the correct size for your chip that supports LBA48 ie. 137+GB HDDs. It also...
  13. There seem to be very few IDE HDDs in the 40GB -...

    There seem to be very few IDE HDDs in the 40GB - 320GB range that can't be locked. I've yet to find any WD, Seagate or Maxtor 120GB one which is incompatible and, in fact, SATA ones should be even...
  14. Purpose designed caddies for mounting 2.5" drives...

    Purpose designed caddies for mounting 2.5" drives in 3.5" bays are reasonably cheap and easily found. One of my desktop PCs has a single awkwardly located 2.5" drive mounting point so I used an Akasa...
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    The burning speed, if that is the issue here, is...

    The burning speed, if that is the issue here, is actually a combination of what the disc drive, burning software and the media itself supports.

    For instance my TSSTcorp SH-224DB (Toshiba Samsung...
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    Sticky: I've just about played as much of the original...

    I've just about played as much of the original Xbox's WW2 Squad based FPS Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood as I want to. I've played the Story mode and replayed-it on the hardest difficulty and it...
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    Sorry I could not be any help. One thing I was...

    Sorry I could not be any help.

    One thing I was wondering about the PS1 games' readability is what happens if you use the PS2's option to increase the spin speed of PS1 games? It does not help with...
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    This is probably not a lot of help but the usual...

    This is probably not a lot of help but the usual cause of disc read problems, as for other consoles, is a laser issue. Either the positioning or a dirty lens.

    I have no PS2 laser experience only...
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    I'd just look at some review sites for info on...

    I'd just look at some review sites for info on what are currently considered the best CPU coolers. Until you get into water cooling the differences in real life performance between one CPU and...
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    It could be the HDD but something like this is...

    It could be the HDD but something like this is more likely to be some age related issue. Damaged traces (the finest PCB pathways) caused by capacitor leaks. The clock capacitor in particular is...
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    Like anything else Windows 10 is not free so...

    Like anything else Windows 10 is not free so unless you have the rights to install it on more than one PC (unlikely) of course you have to buy a new copy. There are, apparently, alternative solutions...
  22. Cutting the CPU power down is not what I...

    Cutting the CPU power down is not what I suggested - it was the exact opposite in fact

    You want to try setting the whole system up for High Performance ie. to use more power or whatever the...
  23. I've just done a quick Google and this is not an...

    I've just done a quick Google and this is not an uncommon problem:-

    http://www.tomsguide.com/answers/id-2748365/laptop-switch-dedicated-gpu.html

    It is blamed on the drivers or the order the...
  24. Glad to read you've identified and sorted the...

    Glad to read you've identified and sorted the problem.
  25. It could just be Windows updates which are eating...

    It could just be Windows updates which are eating your storage space. MS release their "Monthly Rollout" of what they call important updates and optional ones too, generally on the first Tuesday of...
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