Originally Posted by Robert Gault
I am having essentially the same error that bobz is reporting on a WinXP system. Downloaded the mingw-mame-w32-20120807.exe package and installed it.
Asked differently: is there anyone having success with the new tools on WinXP x86?

On Windows 7 x64 they work fine.

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