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by crashfly
Sun Oct 26, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Signet Software Forums
Replies: 40
Views: 11293

He is probably ticked off cause he cannot get into his own site. (Just kidding.) :D
by crashfly
Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Newer optical drives seem to read CDs slowly.
Replies: 7
Views: 2711

marzsyndrome wrote:* Writes BD-R(W)
I think this is your issue. It appears that Samsung does not create a Blue-Ray drive. Without that requirement though, you can find several drives they do make.
by crashfly
Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to permanently disable this padlock nonsense in W7?
Replies: 2
Views: 1419

It may be a problem with your parent folder permissions. I had a similar problem when trying to setup a samba share. Even when trying to let "everyone" access the share, most of the files could not be accessed due to being not "owned" by everyone. When you create new files inside of a folder, those ...
by crashfly
Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Firefox won't refresh--flashing refresh button
Replies: 5
Views: 3103

Never encountered this behavior, but i use Noscript, so any non essential script is blocked. I generally use this behavior also. However, I have noticed "similar" behavior when working on a local file (the local file had form elements). It would not refresh the styles / form elements properly. I ha...
by crashfly
Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 76
Views: 45573

regedit, msconfig & taskman??? Wow ... I must be out of it. I missed your post by about a month now. Regedit & MSConfig, yes. Taskman, not so much. I think they would be useful shortcuts to be added. I used to have one that would add a shortcut for the registry editor to the control panel. I have n...
by crashfly
Tue Jul 31, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 76
Views: 45573

regedit, msconfig & taskman??? Actually, a link in the control panel for both the Registry Editor and the MSConfig program would be perfect. I used to have a tweak that would do that for me. After a sudden computer crash a couple of weeks ago, I had to install from a "basic" scratch Windows 7 insta...
by crashfly
Mon Jul 30, 2012 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Add firewall exceptions
Replies: 2
Views: 1556

Now that is useful. I did not know you could add exceptions from the command line for the firewall. Thank you for the information.
by crashfly
Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 76
Views: 45573

Open for debate on additives to this pack... Thank you for the update. I am not sure if it would be considered an "additive", but it fits with the links into the control panel. Maybe have a link that will open up the registry editor. If you have that in another one of your installers, I might have ...
by crashfly
Mon Jul 02, 2012 1:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kel Lives!
Replies: 11
Views: 3160

Yeah, I know the feeling about being a type 1 diabetic. Been that way for at least 18 years (likely had 'pre-diabetes' in my teenage years). I am glad you are doing better. It is a daily struggle to stay alive. Most days I do just fine, but then I have my "bad" days. If you need any tips/pointers, l...
by crashfly
Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Seeking a worthy alternative to EAC
Replies: 1
Views: 1359

It is an older freeware program, but I think "Audiograbber" still counts as a great 'ripping' program. It can be located here: http://www.audiograbber.org/ As I do not use EAC, I do not know what options it has. Never tried to use "environment variables", but it could be tested for easily on "Audogr...
by crashfly
Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Copy file to %windir%\system32\ of Windows7
Replies: 5
Views: 1866

Unless your executable is 64bit, it should not be going to the "system32" directory in the first place. It should actually go to the "syswow64" directory. As it is, I know you need admin rights to get to the "system32" directory. It may be that the redirection does not quite work because you do not ...
by crashfly
Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:08 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Is it possible: .NET Framework 4.0 for x64 addon?
Replies: 5
Views: 5668

Hmm, I just figured since it existed for XP that it would have been possible for 7 as well. What is keeping us from having a direct integration? The install *can* be different for every system. However the truth is, no one has taken the time to actually create a directly integrateable .net 4 addon....
by crashfly
Tue Sep 13, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Is it possible: .NET Framework 4.0 for x64 addon?
Replies: 5
Views: 5668

The closest you are going to get is here: http://www.ryanvm.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9013&highlight= . {Look toward the end of the topic for the latest download.} It will *not* be integrated. There are few people (if any) who can do a "direct" integration with the OS. The best (and as far as I am c...
by crashfly
Sun Sep 04, 2011 2:17 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: .net 4 for Win7???
Replies: 10
Views: 4604

Kel, have you tried the installer created by troubada created here http://www.ryanvm.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9013 about halfway down the page. It works on Windows 7 for both x32 and x64. It actually works quite well.
by crashfly
Sun Aug 21, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .NET Framework "1935 Error"
Replies: 1
Views: 904

Thank you for the informative article. Luckily I have not had that issue.
by crashfly
Sat Aug 20, 2011 11:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Release] cmdhide.exe - (cmdow.exe replacement)
Replies: 5
Views: 1826

For those looking for this on Siginet's "changed" forum, it is here: http://siginetsoftware.com/forum/showthread.php?18-Release-cmdhide.exe-%28cmdow-replacement%29 The posted link is incorrect. However, one will eventually get to the part where Siginet endorses use of the console hiding tool by n7Ep...
by crashfly
Fri Aug 19, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Complete files suddenly becoming incomplete
Replies: 7
Views: 1714

The problems with the files you are having would definitely seem to be a hdd issue. Although running chkdsk would do something similar, you might try moving everything off the drive and performing a regular long format on the partition (not the quick format as it does not check for bad spots). It co...
by crashfly
Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FF 10.0.2
Replies: 67
Views: 11548

I miss Windows XP. :( As do I. I am surprised they do not make the "addon" system a little bit more modularized. Something along the lines of an "API" to access the appropriate information/controls on the browser. That way the "versioning" problem becomes almost irrelevant as the updates do not des...
by crashfly
Fri Jun 10, 2011 3:31 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: ASMS folders in Win7
Replies: 4
Views: 3085

From what I information I have gathered on the winsxs folder is that it was supposed to prevent version conflicts of files. As such, windows 7 keeps *every* copy of a specific dll that it runs into, and links those to the appropriate directories. The flaw to the winsxs directory is that it could gro...
by crashfly
Sat Apr 23, 2011 12:37 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: HKCU registry tweaks??
Replies: 10
Views: 4693

It is probably not the "applying" bit for nlite, but it more of where the tweaks get applied. During windows setup, up until the last reboot, everything for HKCU is written to the 'default user'. If something does not get applied properly, it may be because the 'default' is changed by a startup conf...
by crashfly
Mon Apr 18, 2011 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: video share site
Replies: 5
Views: 1472

While I cannot contribute a video site for you, I can make a suggestion. Just split the video up into 3 or 4 parts and label them as such. It might be more beneficial to have them be "learning segments". I do not know many people who want to sit and watch a 48 minute instructional video.
by crashfly
Sun Apr 10, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: How to create an integrated x86/x64 Windows 7 DVD
Replies: 26
Views: 25560

Yeah, I checked that out today. Seems completely possible to make everything integrated. I will have to test it out (and then update it) to see if it can do what it says it can do.
by crashfly
Sun Apr 10, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So I finally moved onto Windows 7 today.
Replies: 18
Views: 3575

My main reason for moving to Windows 7 over a year ago was the fact they have released games requiring Vista (think Halo 2). I heard Vista was a piece of junk, and Win7 was what Vista was supposed to be. I have found no reason to complain so far. I have even embrace the libraries (although I do not ...
by crashfly
Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hilarious
Replies: 7
Views: 1640

Re: Hilarious

OMG guys, should I let him in?!?!?!?!?! :twisted: It would depend on what you truly feel about the user/IP address. The worst that could happen is he does not get in. However, if you are feeling generous to accept the user, yourself (or one of the other moderators) could keep a watch on the posts a...
by crashfly
Sun Nov 21, 2010 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: those annoying pop up boxes
Replies: 8
Views: 1463

Re: those annoying pop up boxes

i dont even know what they are called but the ones i am talking about are the ones with specific words underlined or highlighted and if you accidentally mouse over them then you get a huge, annoying pop up box. Those kind of pop ups are most often cause by some javascript code. Your best bet would ...
by crashfly
Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:03 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 76
Views: 45573

The link gets me a "404 file not found" error. Any chance in fixing that Kel? I would be most appreciative.
by crashfly
Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Get infected...
Replies: 20
Views: 2907

ComodoFree is what I use, but I prefer to turn it off when I'm at home.. Well, I may change this decision in the future. I suppose that remote attacks shouldn't be that easy on a full-updated OS. Anyway thanks for the links. I used to use the free version of Comodo, however due to some a bug in one...
by crashfly
Sat Oct 16, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: .NET Framework 1.1 in Win7
Replies: 8
Views: 4115

Should the same be said of nLite soon, which only works with .NET 2.0? Just saying... ;) It will be soon enough. I do not know anyone who still uses Win95/98 or even Me. Yet I still have some install disks for those OSes. They are past their usefulness. Soon, XP will also be in a similar situation....
by crashfly
Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:42 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: .NET Framework 1.1 in Win7
Replies: 8
Views: 4115

Those legacy applications need to be burned and/or destroyed. In addition to 1.1 not being compatible with Win7, .net 1.1 is outdated and very useless. If there is seriously a program written sloppily enough to require version 1.1 *only*, then you need to find a better program. Out with the old, in ...
by crashfly
Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So is there still no means of 'stripping' down Windows 7?
Replies: 11
Views: 2318

And afaik 7zip CANNOT MAKE wim files... To backup Kelsenellenelvian's assertion, this following quote is straight from the front page of http://www.7-zip.org : Supported formats: * Packing / unpacking: 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2 and TAR * Unpacking only : ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, DEB, DMG, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZM...
by crashfly
Sun Oct 10, 2010 3:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So is there still no means of 'stripping' down Windows 7?
Replies: 11
Views: 2318

According to that site that will also only run under 7 (and possibly Vista). So I take it there's no real way of slimming down a 7 image from an XP host? :rolleyes: The reasons for this is that XP does *not* have native support for WIM images. I think Vista does, so anything Vista and above should ...
by crashfly
Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So is there still no means of 'stripping' down Windows 7?
Replies: 11
Views: 2318

The best you are probably going to get for updating and removing stuff is the Windows 7 Toolkit.
by crashfly
Sat Sep 18, 2010 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's the latest version of riched20.dll?
Replies: 3
Views: 983

Re: What's the latest version of riched20.dll?

marzsyndrome wrote:Should I be worried at all?
That would probably depend on what the file is being used for. If the program was written to use a "specific" file version, you might have issues. But in general, most of your common dlls are written with backwards compatibility.
by crashfly
Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2 dead dvd drives???
Replies: 11
Views: 1600

Yep, it would seem all of the suggestions I would give have been tried already (except the different machine one). But hey, new equipment is fun. :wink: Edit: I did forget to mention though, you might have a power supply starting to go bad and it just happened to be the line that had your optical dr...
by crashfly
Tue Aug 31, 2010 9:51 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 76
Views: 45573

It would seem I do not thank you enough for your great work Kelsenellenelvian. Much thanks goes to you.
by crashfly
Wed Aug 04, 2010 8:01 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Confirming Integration Process
Replies: 10
Views: 4996

Thanks a lot. Will keep the tip in mind. Edit : Another small question. If I remove any component in the component remove section of nlite and I realise later that I may need it after installing Windows is it possible to install them using the Original CD within which it is present ? Also I presume...
by crashfly
Tue Jul 20, 2010 11:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 11726

Slightly off topic but related to Kelsenellenelvian's post. (I can post in a separate topic if the mods think it is necessary.) Here is another tool that I ran across just recently: Bored with updating multiple Windows images in a single WIM file? Bored with checking for new updates and installing p...
by crashfly
Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [News - security] USB drive exploit
Replies: 9
Views: 1657

The link is bad. Does not connect to an article for me.
by crashfly
Thu Jul 08, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 11726

Meh, he is not dead. Just "bronzed" in time. When he finds his self again, we will benefit from his wisdom.


** A little Warehouse 13 humor for those who watch it. :wink:
by crashfly
Sun Jun 27, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Setup Cannot Format This Partition
Replies: 16
Views: 2117

I have tried on many PCs (at least 5) and on several Virtual Machines. The VMs are all newly created, and the PC's hard drives are working fine. The answer file is set is format with NTFS. I have used the same answer file from previous builds I have used. There is no partition of sorts, just 1 simp...
by crashfly
Sun Jun 20, 2010 11:24 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Nice to see a Win7 Section!
Replies: 8
Views: 3223

I have not been able to test it extensively, but I have also tried using W7toolkit and some of the other Windows 7 update programs over at wincert. Seems complicated to get the settings right the first time, but once in place, things seem to work.
by crashfly
Sun Jun 13, 2010 7:48 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 76
Views: 45573

Let me be the first to say thank you for this. I love you man! :wink:

Keep up the great work.
by crashfly
Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any good program that can check for software updates/latest
Replies: 11
Views: 2230

Appearantly no one read the article I posted. Other than "FileHippo", there is another update program at the bottom of that article: Take a Deeper Look at Updates and Security Enabling Windows Update and tacking on FileHippo provides excellent update coverage with a strong emphasis on automation and...
by crashfly
Sun May 30, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Switchless] Kels x64 CPL PacK v3.4
Replies: 45
Views: 20527

Kelsenellenelvian wrote:Updated.
Sweeeeet! Now, all you need is a "changelog". :wink:

Thanks Kelsenellenelvian. Your work is legendary.

Edit: Scratch that "changelog" stuff. I cannot read either. :shock: :P
by crashfly
Fri May 21, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3 OS'S
Replies: 5
Views: 1134

I would agree with newsposter on this one. Virtual machines would provide the "easiest" way to work with another operating system. The reason for the 'oldest' to 'newest' policy is that each OS has to make modifications to the boot process (be it a modified MBR {windows} or actual boot loading progr...
by crashfly
Fri May 21, 2010 12:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any good program that can check for software updates/latest
Replies: 11
Views: 2230

Yes and no. Depends on who makes the software and what it checks for. The best I can do for you is to give you a link to an article on how to keep your computer updated. Location here: http://lifehacker.com/5495501/the-definitive-guide-to-keeping-your-pc-up-to-date . The article has programs listed ...
by crashfly
Sat May 01, 2010 12:03 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] .NET 2.0-3.0-3.5 GDR/QFE TRUE addons xp/2k3 x86
Replies: 179
Views: 103544

All I can say is WOW. Talk about someone who has taken a *lot* of free time to make that happen. I never thought I would see the day someone could bake in the latest .Net framework into XP. I am truly impressed.
by crashfly
Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Best way to repack Nvidia Forceware?
Replies: 4
Views: 1086

As an added opinion, it would also depend on what graphics card you are installing it for. If you are just going for a single card that does not have the PhysX chip on it, you may be able to drop that part of the package. Hell, I am not even sure what the "3D Vision installer" package is supposed to...
by crashfly
Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: [Tool] FontReg 2.1.3 - Font install and registration repair
Replies: 54
Views: 67391

All you have to do is put it in the correct location ("I386\SVCPACK") and then make an entry for it in your 'svcpack.inf' file.

Therefore there would be no need for an addon. You can do this yourself very easily.
by crashfly
Fri Feb 12, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: About piracy, Everyone please read!
Replies: 16
Views: 24892

I do not think limiting this site will help any with pirating. The reasoning behind it is simple. Once one person downloads anything, it will technically be "out in the open". That one person can take and redistribute elsewhere. A good idea is to refuse to help those who mention the use of pirated s...