Monthly Archives: April 2017

GTK+ installer for version 2.24.31 testing

I am testing the installer I made for GTK+ 2.24.31 with excellent results so far ūüôā Here’s the IECHost GUI Client running on Windows 10 64-bit: even¬†the firmware update option is working as expected!

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GTK+ version 2 and 3 on Windows: updates

In the afternoon today I’ve been having another look at GTK+ 3 and I have to admit that albeit the look and feel of the resulting applications is quite nice on Windows 10 (yes, haven’t downgraded to Windows 7 just … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client update

This morning I managed to spend a few minutes updating the GUI client of IECHost in order to allow a simple firmware update experience for end-users. I¬†might have to look¬†further at the error checking side of things as¬†I guess antiviruses … Continue reading

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IECHost prototype #2

With Easter behind I decided to spend some time building a second IECHost prototype¬†so that I can get some help with the beta testing of the device and its software. Here’s what it looks like: I’ve also added the capability … Continue reading

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IECHost warp testing: how you can help

After imaging around 70 tool disks with IECHost, I stumbled upon an original disk version of “Liverpool – The Computer Game” by Grandslam. Here’s the game’s title screen: I guess the disk is not copy-protected at all and albeit it … Continue reading

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IECHost questions answered and updates

As I am still getting questions around IECHost, particularly how it is different to ZoomFloppy, I thought to take a moment again to comment on this one point. First of all, ZoomFloppy is a more mature project: xum1541 (firmware) and … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client update

Not much done¬†during the Easter break, but this evening I modified the IECHost GUI client in order to display the¬†number of elapsed seconds for a disk imaging process at warp speed. Here’s¬†the value for one of my test runs: I … Continue reading

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