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iQue@Home (Chinese name: 神游在线, Literally "iQue Online") is a Windows application developed by iQue.
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'''iQue@Home''' (Chinese name: 神游在线, literally "iQue Online") is a Windows application developed by iQue. Before the software was introduced, iQue Player owners could only purchase software and re-retrieve previously purchased games from an [[iQue Depot]].
Before the introduction of this software, iQue Player can only buy new games and retrieve previously purchased games on a [[Depot]] machine.
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An iQue Player must be updated to be compatible with the iQue@Home application.
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== Known Versions ==
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An iQue Player with a non-iQue@Home [[SKSA]] is incompatible with iQue@Home (via USB) unless its SKSA is updated. Compatible units display the iQue@Home logo at the top-left corner of the [[:File:IAH iQue Title Screen.png|title screen]].
  
= 1.3.2 (Released Sept 24, 2004?)=
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== Known versions ==
This is the version that comes with both the iQue GBASP CD-ROM and the iQue@Home CD-ROM, as well as the one currently available on iQue.com.
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=== 1.3.2 ===
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This is the version that comes with both the iQue GBA SP CD-ROM and the iQue@Home CD-ROM, and it can be downloaded from [http://www.ique.com/products/M_athome.htm iQue.com]. There are two files: iQue@Home-standard.rar and iQue@Home-complete.rar. The former file is 1.2MB whereas the latter is 205MB. The only difference between the downloads is that iQue@Home-complete has most of the encrypted games under /data/cache/.
<br>Version information:
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iQue@Home-complete can also be downloaded as a torrent, likely for faster download speed since most consumers had slow internet download speeds in the mid-2000s. The torrent is no longer seeded.
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Based on the version information, 1.3.2 was likely released on September 24, 2004:
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Version information:
 
<br>(C) 2004-2004
 
<br>(C) 2004-2004
 
<br>V 1.3.2 2004092411
 
<br>V 1.3.2 2004092411
  
= 1.3.3 (Released Dec 17, 2004?)=
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=== 1.3.3 ===
[[File:15 01.gif|thumb|A proof of its existence]]
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[[File:Version 133 Info.png|thumb|Information tab for version 1.3.3.]]
Not much is known about this version. Only an image of it exist on [http://www.ique.com/products/img/athomehandbook/athome_15.htm iQue@Home 's official support page] proved its existence.
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There is not much information regarding this version. The only evidence for its existence is a single image on a web page of [http://www.ique.com/products/img/athomehandbook/athome_15.htm iQue@Home support]. Version 1.3.3 is the earliest known version to include the diagnosis feature and the accompanying tool, [[ique_diag.exe]]. It is unknown whether it is an older build or identical to the one in v1.4.2.
<br>This is the earliest known version that come with the diagnosis feature (maybe the same or an older version of the [[ique_diag.exe]]?).
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Based on the version information, 1.3.3 was likely released on December 17, 2004:
<br>Version information:
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Version information:
 
<br>(C) 2004-2004
 
<br>(C) 2004-2004
 
<br>V 1.3.3 2004121713
 
<br>V 1.3.3 2004121713
  
= 1.4.2 (Released Oct 19, 2005?) =
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=== 1.4.2 ===
This is the latest version of iQue@Home that iQue ever offered. Back in the past users could update to the newest version through iQue@Home's update server, which became defunct even before the service shutdown. It is not officially downloadable on iQue.com
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This is the latest and final version of iQue@Home. In the past, users were able to update to the latest version via iQue@Home's update server, which became defunct even before the service's shutdown in December 2016. Version 1.4.2 cannot be downloaded from ique.com.
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<br>Version information:
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Based on the version information, 1.4.2 was likely released on October 19, 2005:
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Version information:
 
<br>(C) 2004-2005
 
<br>(C) 2004-2005
 
<br>V 1.4.2 2005101909
 
<br>V 1.4.2 2005101909
  
 
[[Category:PC utilities]]
 
[[Category:PC utilities]]

Revision as of 08:47, 25 March 2018

From V 1.3.2 installer wizard

iQue@Home (Chinese name: 神游在线, literally "iQue Online") is a Windows application developed by iQue. Before the software was introduced, iQue Player owners could only purchase software and re-retrieve previously purchased games from an iQue Depot.

An iQue Player with a non-iQue@Home SKSA is incompatible with iQue@Home (via USB) unless its SKSA is updated. Compatible units display the iQue@Home logo at the top-left corner of the title screen.

Known versions

1.3.2

This is the version that comes with both the iQue GBA SP CD-ROM and the iQue@Home CD-ROM, and it can be downloaded from iQue.com. There are two files: iQue@Home-standard.rar and iQue@Home-complete.rar. The former file is 1.2MB whereas the latter is 205MB. The only difference between the downloads is that iQue@Home-complete has most of the encrypted games under /data/cache/.

iQue@Home-complete can also be downloaded as a torrent, likely for faster download speed since most consumers had slow internet download speeds in the mid-2000s. The torrent is no longer seeded.

Based on the version information, 1.3.2 was likely released on September 24, 2004:


Version information:
(C) 2004-2004
V 1.3.2 2004092411

1.3.3

Information tab for version 1.3.3.

There is not much information regarding this version. The only evidence for its existence is a single image on a web page of iQue@Home support. Version 1.3.3 is the earliest known version to include the diagnosis feature and the accompanying tool, ique_diag.exe. It is unknown whether it is an older build or identical to the one in v1.4.2.

Based on the version information, 1.3.3 was likely released on December 17, 2004:


Version information:
(C) 2004-2004
V 1.3.3 2004121713

1.4.2

This is the latest and final version of iQue@Home. In the past, users were able to update to the latest version via iQue@Home's update server, which became defunct even before the service's shutdown in December 2016. Version 1.4.2 cannot be downloaded from ique.com.

Based on the version information, 1.4.2 was likely released on October 19, 2005:


Version information:
(C) 2004-2005
V 1.4.2 2005101909