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  1. I have been using videoReDo to edit the output...

    I have been using videoReDo to edit the output from tytompg and have had no problems.
  2. Sticky: I have always placed in in the same directory as...

    I have always placed in in the same directory as the tyTools.exe and made sure that there are no other versions of cygwin1.dll in the path that it might use instead.
  3. Sticky: I have been running it since they released it...

    I have been running it since they released it with no problems.
  4. Sticky: This error means that the show is encrypted, you...

    This error means that the show is encrypted, you need to make sure the Tivo has the encryption disabled.
  5. Until BCC can add some program status you can at...

    Until BCC can add some program status you can at least see if the program/process is using CPU thus implying it is running (unless in endless loop).

    Windows: startup the task manager and see if...
  6. Sticky: Are you sure encryption is disabled. I think that...

    Are you sure encryption is disabled. I think that when you see "Sorry... Failed to get the first 10 initial chunks..." that usually means that the ty file is encrypted.

    But I could be wrong I know...
  7. Sticky: TyTool does not handle the switching of audio...

    TyTool does not handle the switching of audio streams on the fly, it first makes a pass to see what kind of audio (I think only the first few 100 chunks) the ty files has and then only looks for that...
  8. Sticky: One thing you might want to run is a passive run...

    One thing you might want to run is a passive run of chkdsk. When I write windows device drivers I am able to corrupt the file system (NTFS) very easly. Just load a dos window (start|run then run...
  9. Sticky: I could be wrong since I have never seen the code...

    I could be wrong since I have never seen the code but the way I understand it is when the stream is first scanned it looks for a Layer II to AC3 change within a certain time frame. It then uses that...
  10. Sticky: In the past I had to have that option turned on...

    In the past I had to have that option turned on to make good DVDs, I was finaly able to figure out why it was needed. The media that I was using was 8x but the DVD burner was burining it at 12x,...
  11. Sticky: Make sure that you transfered the file in binary...

    Make sure that you transfered the file in binary mode. This can be done by typing in "bin" at the ftp prompt.
  12. I just emailed you the latest code.

    I just emailed you the latest code.
  13. Well I do not do any normalization in the audio...

    Well I do not do any normalization in the audio transcoder but I to have some preset db adjust settings when goint from dolby to mpeg, mpeg to dolby. jdiner next release will be using my latest...
  14. I had something similar happen with a computer...

    I had something similar happen with a computer that was shipped to me from another office. I started resetting things like you but what ended up being the problem was the CPU, I had to hake it out...
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    Look at the TYTool 9r18 sticky thread the first...

    Look at the TYTool 9r18 sticky thread the first few post have the binaries.
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    Well some people will tell you that you need one...

    Well some people will tell you that you need one but I am using my old Radio Shack antenna that I have had for about 15 years (in the attic) and it works great and all my signal strengths are in the...
  17. jdiner, Please email me a new email address,...

    jdiner,

    Please email me a new email address, the one you have been using will not allow be to send .zip files, it always gets kicked back. I have fixed the problems and it all looks good now.
    ...
  18. Yes you are correct, the AC3 output seems okay...

    Yes you are correct, the AC3 output seems okay but the mpeg II output has a problem. I will check into it.

    Rowan
  19. I just sent you an updated package, it was the...

    I just sent you an updated package, it was the driver.cpp file that had changed and I was able to convert your sample to an AC3 file without any problems.

    Rowan
  20. I will take a look when I get home from work...

    I will take a look when I get home from work today, I did forget to inlcude the new tester program, it had to change a little due to the new buffering. I will let you know what I find.

    Rowan
  21. jdiner, Did you get the email I sent you that...

    jdiner,

    Did you get the email I sent you that had the lastest code?

    Rowan
  22. I am still here, not as much as before. I sent...

    I am still here, not as much as before. I sent you an email, let me know if it helps.

    Rowan
  23. This will not be seen on a TV because it is in...

    This will not be seen on a TV because it is in the overscan area. As far as I know all of my DTivo recording have this and has not been a problem



    This has been talked about a lot, when I want...
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    KERA is the PBS station from Dallas. They are the...

    KERA is the PBS station from Dallas. They are the only ones that I get a weak signal from (less than 90) all the other channels are > 90. So I would say that may be part of the problem. FYI: I did...
  25. So there is a Santa Clause after all :D, my two...

    So there is a Santa Clause after all :D, my two kids are staring to think that maybe there is no Santa. I still believe :rolleyes:.

    Rowan
  26. What is the source SA Tivo, DTivo? In the case of...

    What is the source SA Tivo, DTivo? In the case of a stand alone tivo you will have to transcode you audio else a lot of DVD players will not play it properly.

    Please give a little more info on...
  27. Try this link :) Click Here...

    Try this link :)

    Click Here
  28. The Microsoft Video Adpater showing up is a known...

    The Microsoft Video Adpater showing up is a known MS issue and the only fix for it is to reboot. It usally shows up after installing say a USB camera or somthing like that.
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    Sure no problem, I tryed to make as few changes...

    Sure no problem, I tryed to make as few changes as posible but when you have both enviorments setup you can optimize it a little more. I do not have a linux setup (at home) so have no way to test my...
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    bcc, I have made a few small changes to allow...

    bcc,

    I have made a few small changes to allow your code to be natively compiled for windows using the MS VC++ 6.0 compiler. It should also still compile under linux with out any problems. I have...
  31. One other option is to use the Intel Performance...

    One other option is to use the Intel Performance library. It has an mpeg2 encoder and could be staticly linked into the app so no external dlls or exes to use. Or a dll could be made that the program...
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    Just trying to make the them more compatible. ...

    Just trying to make the them more compatible.

    Thanks,

    Rowan
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    AlphaWolf What GOP size do you use in...

    AlphaWolf

    What GOP size do you use in videoredo 15?

    Edit: Opps I mean 18

    Rowan
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    I use tytools to extract and then tystudio to...

    I use tytools to extract and then tystudio to convert to the ty to mpeg no cuts. I have not tryed tytoold to convert to mpeg because I have read that there are audio sync problems.

    EDIT: I just...
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    Redstone, The link to the LOTR ty files is not...

    Redstone,

    The link to the LOTR ty files is not longer valid (at least for me). Is there any way I could get a copy of it to take a look at the audio?

    Thanks,

    Rowan
  36. If you Email me a copy or post it I will take a...

    If you Email me a copy or post it I will take a look at it.

    Rowan
  37. When I get home today I will send you some sample...

    When I get home today I will send you some sample code that shows you how to take the YUV420 that you get from the mpeg decode all the way to rendering, it currently generates 32bpp but could be...
  38. I know 24bpp has more data than 8bpp but I would...

    I know 24bpp has more data than 8bpp but I would think the decoding of the mpeg stream would take more time than the rendering. If you setup the proper type of window and GDI calls it is as simple as...
  39. This also happened to me all I did was make sure...

    This also happened to me all I did was make sure the window was not maximized and then right click on the window title on the task bar and select move, you can then move the mouse around and once you...
  40. I have been using the new version(s) of Nero for...

    I have been using the new version(s) of Nero for quite some time, I am currently using ver 6.3.1.20. I never have problems making DVDs here is what I do.

    1) create DVD project, I always use...
  41. No, I only work/know about the audio side of...

    No, I only work/know about the audio side of things but I would bet if you can create a small ty file (using TyFileSplit.exe) that can reproduce the problem then jdiner could take a look at it, if it...
  42. When the ty file is downloaded it is just the ty...

    When the ty file is downloaded it is just the ty file with no changes, the transcoding is done when the vob file is created.
  43. jdiner, Any change you will ever make the...

    jdiner,

    Any change you will ever make the mpeg2enc -qX option configurable/savable in the ini file. I am one of the poor slobs that have an Intel processor and I have to patch the .exe file every...
  44. Look at the docs that are included in the zip...

    Look at the docs that are included in the zip files it has lots of good information. If you don't find your answer in the docs then check FAQ here

    TyTool FAQ

    Rowan
  45. You have to different things going on here, first...

    You have to different things going on here, first the green bar is some very old recodings that are recorded on SA Tivos. I still have a few of the recodings around. When you play them out on a TV...
  46. What file system are you using, Winxp home...

    What file system are you using, Winxp home supports a lot of different types like Fat32 or NTFS?

    In a file explorer right click on the root of the drive in question then click properties. You will...
  47. I totaly agree about the video side of things and...

    I totaly agree about the video side of things and speed issues. There have been some improvments on the Java side that would help things out but it would proably take a lot of tunning.

    It would...
  48. Good idea. The UI could use Java and the rest...

    Good idea.

    The UI could use Java and the rest could be in native code that is called via JNI. This would allow the UI to work on all kinds of platforms but the native underlying code would need to...
  49. It will return the full path (actual path) of the...

    It will return the full path (actual path) of the current exe you are running from. That way it does not matter were the exe is in the path you can always find out were it is when it gets started.
  50. That is not true, it is very easy for the program...

    That is not true, it is very easy for the program to figure out were it is running from. I do it all the time, here is a small code snipit that show show to get the full path of were the exe is...
  51. I use WinDVD 5 Platinum all the time and have...

    I use WinDVD 5 Platinum all the time and have never had any problems with the audio. At one time I did have a problem with my sound card device driver, it would start to play and then play a POP and...
  52. Sounds like your hard drive has some cross linked...

    Sounds like your hard drive has some cross linked files and when dealing with the large ty, key files it has messed up some ofther files. I have always used XP and never have any problems.

    Load a...
  53. I have media player ver 6.4.09.1128 and can...

    I have media player ver 6.4.09.1128 and can confirm that the problem still exist. But when I use WinDVD everything works correctly.
  54. This problem should now be fixed in the latest...

    This problem should now be fixed in the latest source that I sent you, if not then let me know and I will fix it. (please email me the sample it it still does not work)

    Rowan
  55. Are there any errors or messages in the txt file?...

    Are there any errors or messages in the txt file? It seems large but the ty files is also very large.

    Rowan
  56. Bato, Thanks, I had not seen this and the fix...

    Bato,

    Thanks, I had not seen this and the fix looks very easy.

    Rowan
  57. It did have the raw option but I took it out when...

    It did have the raw option but I took it out when I made the last round of changes, it was only used as a test tool for me. It would not take much to add it back, let me know if you want it added...
  58. The DD code in my transcoder uses the same code...

    The DD code in my transcoder uses the same code that is used in the ffmpeg except for a small change that the besweet guy (dsp guru) made to make the output compatible in the windows OS's.

    Rowan
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    You are doing everything correctly, the audio...

    You are doing everything correctly, the audio directory is for conpatiblity with some DVD players that want that directory to exist. The audio for the video is embedded in the same file(s) as the...
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    Yes DD has been supported for some time now, I...

    Yes DD has been supported for some time now, I think by default the DD would have already been transferred to the output source if it was available. I think you can also transcode to DD if needed...
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    I am only using my DTivo, not sure the last time...

    I am only using my DTivo, not sure the last time I recorded anything with my SATivo.

    Rowan
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    I am using a RADEON 9600 AGP 128 MB with the...

    I am using a RADEON 9600 AGP 128 MB with the lastest signed driver from the windows update site.

    Edit: All of my files are from a dtivo, I rarely use my SA unit anymore.

    Rowan
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    So you are saying that the window border did not...

    So you are saying that the window border did not finish drawing and just displaied that top part of the window? I have never seen that.

    The problems that I have seen are different it is just the...
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    I am running at 1600x1200 with the standard or...

    I am running at 1600x1200 with the standard or stock font size.
    I like lots of real-estate when editing code and use this size at home and work.

    The problem shows up so infrequently for me that I...
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    I am running XP Pro with all of the updates on a ...

    I am running XP Pro with all of the updates on a P4 2.8

    Rowan
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    Yes, I have also seen this problem but only when...

    Yes, I have also seen this problem but only when I have a lot of shows cued up to edit. I have just tried to reproduce it but no luck. It is very random, the next time it happens I will post a screen...
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    jdiner, Please add my name to the list. I...

    jdiner,

    Please add my name to the list. I would love to give it a try.
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    Re: How to attach a VOB?

    Once you are in the gopeditor look at the menu options on top and you will find an option to add the second vob.
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    If I understand jdiner correctly the speed he is...

    If I understand jdiner correctly the speed he is talking about is not necessarily processing speed of the raw ty files but the speed of rendering and processing images with the GOPEditor changes he...
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    jdiner, Please check your email, I sent you a...

    jdiner,

    Please check your email, I sent you a link to a small and what seems to be fast MPEG2 decoder. On a 2.4 Ghz CPU it was decoding at 472 fps when using the incuded sample that does not have...
  71. jdiner I am sure you have already seen it but...

    jdiner

    I am sure you have already seen it but the transcode engine will support many different input formats (automatically) and output to the format of your choice. You setup the output format...
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    Patch program for maestro

    Here is a quick and dirty program that will patch the maestro dll, this way you donít have to have a hex editor to patch the dll. It will first try to make a backup copy of the dll to...
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    I need to do some more testing with streams that...

    I need to do some more testing with streams that start as mpeg audio and then go to AC3 audio using tyeditor. Streams that start as AC3 should not have the problem.
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    Re: great stuff!

    You have to have noscramble.o loaded, that was missing from the doc's. At this time I don't know of any software (except for the TiVo itself) that can decode the scrambled ty files.
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    Re: 5.1 audio but 2 channel in the start...

    tystudio probes the stream and will detect if 5.1 audio is present, if so then it should skip until the start of the 5.1 video/audio and then create the output.
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    Re: Hurray! SVCD output with 44.1KHz audio in sync with video!

    Is the freeze in the audio or video?
  77. Thread: No Audio??

    by Rowan
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    Could you post your log file, I would like to see...

    Could you post your log file, I would like to see what the tytranscode outputed, it should tell you how many audio frames were converted and the total time.
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    I had the exact same problem with XP as well,...

    I had the exact same problem with XP as well, after about 10 times of rebooting and the SMART checking in my hard drive kicked in. I ended up running the manufactures diag program and it told me the...
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    I have tested with many streams that are over 2g...

    I have tested with many streams that are over 2g and one that was over 5g and everything works just fine.

    olaf_sc, I got this message on one of my streams, it may just be a comment, if not do you...
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    open a cmd window change into the 'c:\show'...

    open a cmd window change into the 'c:\show' directory

    then type:

    tydemux -i show.ty -a show.m2a -v show.m2v
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    For the input stream place '-i...

    For the input stream place '-i "d:\movie\stream.ty"', make sure you use everything around the ' including the ",s. I am also using windows XP pro and have done over 10 ty streams with any problems.
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    I can verify it, I just did a > 5 GB ty stream...

    I can verify it, I just did a > 5 GB ty stream and it worked just fine.
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    I have had this happen to me before; it happened...

    I have had this happen to me before; it happened when I was tying to run the program for the second time and already had the m2a m2v file. If this is your case just delete the m2a m2v output files...
  84. Re: One other thing that a DVD-R usually needs

    I have seen the same thing, all of my DVD-R/RW's need to have menus or they will not play.
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    FYI: What BAD_POOL_CALLER really means is that...

    FYI:
    What BAD_POOL_CALLER really means is that someone is tring to free a memory block that has already been freed or is tring to free memory at the wrong IRQ level (must be passive or below). This...
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    jdiner, I also have over 120GB of ty files...

    jdiner,

    I also have over 120GB of ty files from SA units that I can test if needed.

    Rowan
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    One other way to fix that is to re-encode that...

    One other way to fix that is to re-encode that last frame before the cut and then the first frame after the cut to ramp the audio down to silence and then back up to the normal sound.

    But now...
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    In the case were the audio has a hole would it...

    In the case were the audio has a hole would it not be possible to just fill it in with silence, this should allow the video to keep playing but with no audio?

    Rowan
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    I had a similar problem when I first hooked up my...

    I had a similar problem when I first hooked up my Tivo. I played around with the duplex settings, tried different computers and nothing would help. I have everything in my house going trough my...
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    New Home

    It's good to see that there is now a new home dedicated to all things extracting and muxing.
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    On my two SA unit's the modem still worked after...

    On my two SA unit's the modem still worked after installing turbonet cards. As for DTivos I am not sure, I just got one but have not put a turbonet card in it yet.
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    Re: Re: Re: command line

    Yes, that is kinda confusing but total expected. The commandline interface still needs the m2a (or whatever you called it) file name there but it is not used. It is created but as you see it has zero...
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    Re: command line

    type in "vsplit1k -h" without quotes and it will give you all of the avaliable options.

    Rowan
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    You need to mux the two parts back together....

    You need to mux the two parts back together. there are numerous threads on this subject, just do a little searching. The main one is here .
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    no more exceptions

    I have used the 'i' release and the exceptions that I got in the 'h' release are now gone and everything is still in sync.

    Rowan
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    Good News

    I checked out 6 SA ty files, they all produced perfectly in sync output (media player and WinDVD). Two of the ty files got exceptions during the convert but they still played OK. I have attached a...
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    jdiner, Exactly what audio rates are you going...

    jdiner,

    Exactly what audio rates are you going to need to convert to 44.1? I have some code that will convert the following:

    8000 -> 8000
    8000 -> 16000
    8000 -> 24000
    8000 -> 32000
    8000 ->...
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    Can you explane how to use TMPGEnc. When I put in...

    Can you explane how to use TMPGEnc. When I put in the .mpa file it never gives me an option to change the rate. What am I doing wrong?

    Thanks, Rowan
  99. Thread: Restoring backup

    by Rowan
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    You can use an image from the Net and it wil work...

    You can use an image from the Net and it wil work just fine. The drive is not married to your unit, the unit has a serial number that is stored in one of the chips, this is what is used when checking...
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    Do you have at least 1364 megabytes of space free...

    Do you have at least 1364 megabytes of space free on your dos disk?
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    Can you not use the SCR or the PTS/DTS clocks to...

    Can you not use the SCR or the PTS/DTS clocks to help lock in? In the transport stream the PTS/DTS clocks should be present at least every 100ms.

    Back when Directv first started I remember...
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    I am not exactly sure what you said. But if you...

    I am not exactly sure what you said. But if you are tring to use the original TiVo driver you will need to make sure and use the qunlock on it. Then it can be used in you computer as a normal drive....
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    captain_video, Do you know were to get the...

    captain_video,

    Do you know were to get the help file? The places that I have found that have the program to download never contain the help file, I am sue it is becase it is very large.
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    Jdiner, What kind of IBM hard drive was it?...

    Jdiner,

    What kind of IBM hard drive was it? SCSI, IDE, model number?

    I have access to a few IBM drives, if one of them is the same as yours I would be willing to swap the electronics board and...
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    I have about half of the last season of...

    I have about half of the last season of Enterprise saved, there yours if you want whem.
  106. Thread: Service Call

    by Rowan
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    You are calling the 800 number that TiVo has...

    You are calling the 800 number that TiVo has discontinued. You will need to change the dial in number to a local number via the setup menus.
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    I had a similar problem happen to me. What the...

    I had a similar problem happen to me. What the problem ended being was the network card was not fully seated to the tivo motherboard (one side was not pushed in all the way, less than 1/16" off)....
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    I live in the Dallas area and have two DTV units....

    I live in the Dallas area and have two DTV units. So far I have not been contacted about a card swap, yet. I have two A55's, maybe they are upgrading the TiVo combo units first.
  109. Thread: gunlock

    by Rowan
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    You can get it here: ...

    You can get it here:
    http://www.9thtee.com/qunlock.exe
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    As long as you have not hacked you card or are...

    As long as you have not hacked you card or are running an emulator you are OK. They are just changing out the cards to stop the card hacking and like to make it harder by updating the cards very few...
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