UPURS - UPCFS UEF compatibility report

The UPCFS features of UPURS have been tested significantly but there are so many UEF files, we couldn't possibly test them all and so, if you come across a UEF that does not load with UPCFS, you can submit the UEF details and any information about your particular configuration here.

Providing your e-mail is optional and will only be used to contact you if more information is required.

Before you complete the form, please check our list of known incompatible UEF files.


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UPURS Downloads

Version 5.1 of the UPURS suite is an update to the 5.0 suite that contains several bug fixes including fixes to writing the final track of certain SSD files and also several fixes to the UPLOAD command.

To find out more about UPCFS, take a look at the UPCFS page.


UPURSFS is a new ROM image written by sweh that uses a UPURS cable to provide a HostFS filesystem over a fast serial link.

The ROM is designed to interface with TubeHost which can be downloaded from mdfs.net. The latest version of the UPURSFS ROM and a version of TubeHost for Linux can be downloaded from sweh's site here.

Previous versions

Version 4.1 supports the use of both legacy serial ports and USB to RS-232 serial cables to transfer data to and from the BBC Micro.

UPURS Watford Electronics DDFS support

UPURS Resources

Client Software

  • Hercules - for Windows
  • CuteCom - for Linux and Mac
  • UPTX - A DOS batch file to transfer ssd's to the BBC Micro without needing terminal software

UPTX was written by Dave Ault. The UPTX batch file will need minor edits to conform to your environment by specifying the correct COM port. Type UPTX /? for more information.

FTDI USB Drivers

NOTE: Drivers  prior to version 2.08.15 ar incompatible with UPURS and UPCFS. The latest WHQL approved drivers are 2.08.24 and should work fine.