Help with Bios

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  1. mikey331

    mikey331 New Member

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    Ok, I have NES, GpSPhone and psx4all on my ipod and I have a bios file for the psx4all. I downloaded it because everyone says to get a bios file. But what is a bios file, and what does it do? I have searching for a long time for this answer and cannot find one. Please, I know it's a noob-ish question but please help. I'm normally very tech-savvy in terms of my ipod.
    Thanks for the help
  2. shadowstepster

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    I have never really understood it either. I think it is a copy of what the original system's OS for running games uses to boot the cds. Then again, im not sure.
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    Well, thanks
    I think I have a little better understanding of them now.
    But why are some better than others?
  4. shadowstepster

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    The different BIOS are for mostly region coding. Japanese games were made for the Japanese playstation, etc. That's why there's different ones.
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    Ohhh, so I would want a U.S. bios file, to play u.s. games
    Thanks man.
    But I don't have a gpSPhone bios file, and my games work fine.
  6. blu ray

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    the gba emulator dosent need bios....
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    Yeah it does... GBA_BIOS.BIN
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    yah, it says on Zodttd that it needs the bios file for the new version to work, but I havn't upgraded yet, because I don't have one. So where can i get a copy, and still, why do i need it? It worked fine without it.
  9. shadowstepster

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    Having the bios increases speed and compatibility. You don't NEED it, but its very helpful.
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    Yeah you dont need it esp for PSX4ALL but if you like playing games with your character having a seizure in slow motion id suggest not using it!

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