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       md3serial - view or change serial number on MicroDesign discs.


       md3serial  [-serial  SERIAL]  [-format  FORMAT]  [-type  TYPE]  [-side  SIDE] [-comp COMP]


       Md3serial allows the serial number on program discs distributed by Creative Technology (or
       image files made from such discs) to be viewed or changed.


       -serial SERIAL
              Write  a new serial number to the disc (up to 7 characters). If this is not present
              the existing serial number remains unchanged.

       -type TYPE
              Determines which driver is to be used.

              auto    Select according to the disc image file. This is the default.

              dsk     Use the DSK (CPCEmu format) image driver.

              edsk    Use the extended version of the DSK format.

              floppy  Use the floppy driver.

              myz80   Use the hard disk (MYZ80 format) image  driver.   (This  format  cannot  be

              cfi     Use  the  CFI  (DOS  fdcopy  format)  image driver.  (This format cannot be

              raw     Use the raw driver.

       -comp COMP
              Select the compression method used on the source disc image  file  (has  no  effect
              when reading a floppy disc).

              auto    Detect from the first few bytes of the file. This is the default.

              sq      Huffman coded (SQ / USQ).

              gz      Gzipped (gzip / gunzip).

              bz2     Burrows-Wheeler compressed (bzip2 / bunzip2).

       -side SIDE
              Determines which side (0 or 1) of the disc (image) is to be identified.


       The  authors  of  MicroDesign  have  placed  it  in the public domain and explicitly given
       permission for the copy-protection system to be reverse- engineered.


       John Elliott <>.