Cheat Option not available

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falkensmaze
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Cheat Option not available

Post by falkensmaze » Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:48 pm

Hi why is the cheat option not available when I press tab the file is in place and the enqable cheats is selected am I missing somthing simple? Tried various versions of mameui 32 an 64

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Pugsy
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Re: Cheat Option not available

Post by Pugsy » Sun Sep 21, 2014 11:03 am

I don't know what to tell you, it works fine here. I'm guessing you are either missing something in the instructions or there must be something wrong in your setup.

I'd suggest doing a new install of MAME in a new directory and follow the instructions step by step.
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Re: Cheat Option not available

Post by Smoker1 » Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:07 pm

Yeah, that sometimes happens. Need to Delete all Program Configs and Run as Admin. Each time you change something or Add Directories, Exit, then reopen. Find it works better.
Having a big Problem with MAME4Droid (0.139). I have the 139 Cheat File Zip and that works perfectly............but when I try to Replace/Update the Cheats but putting in the more Current XML Files, then the Cheat Option does not want to come up. Is there a change in XML Format from 139 to 172? Game Example: MK2Chal . Found more Codes. But like I said, I make sure it is still a Zip, I only put in the XML Files, same Dir, everything.

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