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    how to stop updates on emulaters

    hi im looking for a solution to stop updates on emulaters like nes i have all the covers for it and everytime a go on it it askes for an update if i say yes it reboots to sytem menue and i go back on it all cover have gone any idea
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    I honestly think the only way is to manually decline the update. I'm nowhere near my Wii right now but if memory serves me correctly there is no way to stop Tantric's Nintendo emulators from auto updating. I don't think there is an auto-update on/off in any of the options. But you also have to weigh which is more important to you...Having an up to date program with all the latest features or using an ancient version just to launch from covers rather than titles. I chose to keep my emulator up to date when I tried the cover versions of FCE Ultra GX and Snes9x GX. I mean the emulator versions that the cover version are based on are over a year old and several improvements and fixes have been made since then.
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    thanks so wats the difference in the update does it make problems with game play if i keep it the way it is
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    There's no way to stop the updates in Tantric's emulators, and you'll have to do it manually. Like Darkcide said, either update and lose the game covers feature, or keep the game cover feature and deal with the update message. But, the emulators have improved really well in the last year. Some game compatibility is fixed, it now uses IOS58 which works better than 202, and the games load much faster from a harddrive. There are also various improvements in controls and sound.

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    It wouldn't necessarily cause problems using the old versions of the emulators but they might be missing fixes and features compared to keeping them up to date. For example using Snes9x GX. The cover version is based on 4.1.5 while the current emulator version in 4.2.5. Below are the changes the cover version doesn't support.

    Added and fixed since 4.1.5



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    ok thanks at least i can still play the games so thanks for the replys
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    If you know the internet address, you can block updates with your router.

    I block the HBC updates with this, hbc.hackmii.com

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