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  1. Thanks I’ll look at the iPac settings. I think from memory you can add macros there but I’ve never done it. I help enter down and yes any other input is ignored while this button is help down so it will definitely work.
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    Keyboard and Joystick randomly become unresponsive

    Ok so been testing this... seems to be working as I’ve had it running for hours, entered in and out of games and can’t get controls to lock up. But however, as now the “suspend front end” is switched off, if you move the joystick after pressing the launch game button (enter) the game wheel video sounds from the hyperspin menu can still be heard while the game is playing. This is a known issue, not sure if you know about it but switching on the “suspend front end” stops this... but then you get the controls freezing problem lol. Someone on the thread for the wheel sound problem (I’ll post link to thread below) came up with an idea that he says works... he said to set a macro for the game launch button (start button on mine) for 2 seconds. This makes the computer ignore other inputs as it’s receiving a “enter button” press for 2 seconds which stops this from happening. However, I’ve no idea about macros. Looking in hyper hq and rlui and I’ve no idea how to set this up..... anynone got any suggestions?
  3. Cool! I’ll try that. Can you elaborate how you did that exactly? I’m not familiar with macros at all... reason is, I’ve just recently turned “suspend front end” off, because although (for me) it solved this issue of having music playing in background, after a couple of hours the front end then stays on the same game it lands on and the controls become unresponsive. Only way to get it back is to restart the pc. By turning off “suspend front end” it stops this from happening... but you then get the music from the menu playing in background problem
  4. Martin0037

    Keyboard and Joystick randomly become unresponsive

    Also, personally I think RL causes no end of problems. Is there a way of not using it?
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    Keyboard and Joystick randomly become unresponsive

    I’ll try this now! So I go into RLUI and set these two to false... ill take a look and report back. I’m using one system and that’s mame. What do you have as you exit key? I’m using ESC
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    Keyboard and Joystick randomly become unresponsive

    STILL messing with this as there’s no pattern to it as it seems to freeze randomly. Checked all the artwork files and themes to try and see if there’s any dodgy files in there as gigapig suggested on another post it could be either a bad video clip, artwork file or something that’s causing it but only found 1 video clip that wasn’t mp4 so deleted it and a theme that was huge compared to the rest (can’t remeber which game it was, just sorted them into size order and it came up) so delete that but so far hasn’t seemed to make any difference. I can’t even make the lockup happen when I want to, It happens when other people are playing so I’ve no idea if they’re pressing multiple buttons that may cause it but I’ve tried banging all the buttons randomly when starting a game, scrolling the menu and exiting... and I can’t get it to do it. I’ve disabled some of the background in hyper hq and disabled the game wheel sounds too... hasn’t really made a difference. Wondered if there was just too much artwork and sound going off at once in the menu for the pc to handle. Wondered about disabling RL but not sure how you do this?
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    HyperSpin 1.5.1 Public Release

    This is the thread about it... http://hyperspin-fe.com/forums/topic/30795-keyboard-and-joystick-randomly-become-unresponsive/
  8. Martin0037

    HyperSpin 1.5.1 Public Release

    No idea but it’s a pain in the arse!! There’s a thread on here about it somewhere. Someone said they thought it was a memory leak? Or am I one of only a few with this problem? I only have just 1 wheel for mame nothing else, someone mentioned using main menu changer app that refreshes the wheels but apparently it wouldn’t work for me as I’m only using the 1 wheel. I’ll try and find the thread. Wish I could get this fixed cos I play for an hour or two then have to restart the pc.
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    HyperSpin 1.5.1 Public Release

    Anyone know if there will ever be an update to sort the hyperspin menu freezing problem? Where the controls just become unresponsive and it stays on the same game on the menu. Driving me nuts. Sick of having to restart the system!
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    HyperSpin 1.5.1 Public Release

    Does anyone know if it’s worth me updating? I’m using win7 and no intension of using win10, my pc is barebones, nothing else installed other than hyperspin and mame, no anti virus, no defender, nothing. Everything’s switched off that doesn’t need to be running and it’s really good.... apart from hyperspin menu freezing after a few hours and despite trying everything other than turning off attract mode (will try this later) I can’t get rid of this problem, also the player 1 joystick becomes erratic too. If the new version isn’t going to solve this is it worth me updating?
  11. Martin0037

    Keyboard and Joystick randomly become unresponsive

    Anyone else find a solution to this? Windering if this has been fixed in the new version as it’s driving me crazy. Also, has anyone noticed if this problem still happens if attract mode is switched off?
  12. Martin0037

    Keyboard and Joystick randomly become unresponsive

    Ok so an update... I set the exit emulator key as above to ESC (same as hyper hq and mame) it hasn’t as yet Locked the controls up at all! but.. I’ve noticed that the controls on the player 1 joystick (mapped to cursor keyboard keys) started becoming occasionally erratic. RIGHT on the joystick wouldn’t work intermittenty at the time I noticed this, it worked, then it didn’t, then it did two clicks etc. Nightmare for side scrolling games! After checking joystick switches, wiring, led status on the iPac, all GND wires etc, everything is fine. Tested this over last few days and it kept doing it randomly so I’ve disabled “keyboard delay” as this problem only happened with the player 1 joystick, not player 2 and as the keyboard delay function only affects the player 1 joystick I wondered if this would make any difference and it has! So far so good. Left it running for hours with a game running and also in attract mode and no lock ups of the controls and hopefully that’s also sorted the intermittent erratic joystick problem. Anyone else had this joystick problem? Can’t seem to find anything conclusive
  13. Martin0037

    Question about keyboard delay in hyperHQ.

    Hi. I know this is an old thread but I’ve been having some issues and wondered if anyone else has had the same as I think it’s linked to this keyboard delay... for some reason, and this is an intermittent problem, when either in a game (mame) or in the hyperspin menu, my player 1 joystick that is mapped to the cursor buttons (I’m using an iPac4) for whatever reason becomes erratic. For example, you move the joystick right, it moves, then it doesn’t, then it moves as though you’ve clicked it twice etc... a real problem when in any game especially side scrollers. So ive tested everything, wiring, switches, checked status of the iPac, can’t find anything wrong. Checked the keyboard mapping, all ok. So ive now turned off the keyboard delay as the problem only affects player 1 stick and it doesn’t seem to do it anymore, so looks possibly like it’s the keyboard delay? I cant find anything or anyone who’s had this fault, wondering if anyone’s had the same problem and if they also found it to be the keyboard delay?
  14. Martin0037

    Keyboard and Joystick randomly become unresponsive

    Yeah I am now you’ve said that. I think from memory I removed it as I had an issue a while back where it was freezing on exit so I found a thread on here which gives you the exit script to modify in rocketlauncher and that stopped it. But it looks like I never set the exit key back up
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    Keyboard and Joystick randomly become unresponsive

    Just wondering wondering... does everyone set the emulator exit key in rocket launcher? If so which key? just noticed mine wasn’t set to anything. I’ve set it to ESC and let it run for hours, then started loads of games up and exiting them one after the other, moved the menu around a lot and can’t get it to lock up so wondering if rocketlauncher wasn’t exited correctly and was causing some sort of conflict and making hyperspin controls lock up? As it seems to happen after exiting games