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by dumpydooby
Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:51 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: AV & Browser for XP SP4
Replies: 27
Views: 12082

Re: AV & Browser for XP SP4

FWIW, Mozilla's dropping support for XP in Firefox 53 (and moving XP users over to ESR52 for the next year). But at this point, Firefox is the only game in town for a modern web browser that supports XP and still gets security updates. On a somewhat* related note, an ex-Mozilla engineer says that a...
by dumpydooby
Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oh look, I've been a member here for 10 years
Replies: 7
Views: 5698

Oh look, I've been a member here for 10 years

I still have a 500 GB HDD filled with a bunch of XP junk. All the funny batch files and VBScripts that I wrote and/or used, especially a huge collection of stuff from RogueSpear (that dude just fell off the face of the earth one day, not sure how he's doing). Man, it's so crazy how much time we all ...
by dumpydooby
Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1141755

Dang man, still goin strong. Keepin dat XP dream alive!! lol
by dumpydooby
Thu Dec 31, 2015 12:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My account still works
Replies: 9
Views: 3901

Mine too!
by dumpydooby
Sat Sep 07, 2013 2:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alternative skin for the RyanVM forum
Replies: 11
Views: 7948

The reason for limiting width is that one line of text should contain 50-75 characters to be easy to read . A rule of thumb is to write out the alphabet twice, both caps and lowercase, and the numbers 0-9. abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ0123456789 I wish I could cite my source ...
by dumpydooby
Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: time/date stamps upon installation...
Replies: 20
Views: 5698

5eraph wrote:You should also try ROBOCOPY, which preserves original timestamps. ;)

Links to the utility can be found in my addon thread.
Our buddy code2↑↑↑3 also has a utility called vcopy as well as timeclone.
by dumpydooby
Fri Aug 31, 2012 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Java SE 7 Update 9 / 6 Update 37
Replies: 11
Views: 4583

Thanks, cybpsych. This update addresses the vulnerability described in CVE-2012-4681 . :) When I saw this thread, my first thought was, "I hope they took care of that 0-day vulnerability." Thanks for letting us know that they addressed it. I was feeling lazy and didn't want to look it up myself. :D
by dumpydooby
Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microsoft .NET Framework Repair Tool
Replies: 4
Views: 2146

Wish I knew about this a few hours ago. I just used the .NET Framework Cleanup tool to resolve issues on some old P.O.S. XP machine. Took me like two hours to remove and reinstall it all. :(
by dumpydooby
Thu May 24, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Detect if os is x86 or x64 using command line?
Replies: 32
Views: 21540

If you're going to rely on file system, I think you should do multiple checks. If you want to make your code there just slightly better, check for "%SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\cmd.exe" because poorly coded installers might create SysWOW64 and/or dump stuff in it without checking architecture as vmanda poi...
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 29, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adobe Flash Player Direct Downloads
Replies: 148
Views: 92806

Just to be clear, the 64-bit installers will only work on 64-bit operating systems. That is, although the 64-bit installer does install both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Flash Player on the system, they are not universal installers because they do not work on 32-bit systems. I'm not sure why Adobe ...
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 21, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Possible new sticky?
Replies: 53
Views: 25614

some dickhead is just going to bury it underneath a bunch of worthless no-effort shitpacks. ask the guy to stop being a jerk. This shouldn't really be presented as a polite request. He should just be told to kick rocks if he's unwilling to cut the shit. [current thread participants] are collectivel...
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:30 am
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Possible new sticky?
Replies: 53
Views: 25614

The forum is divided into subforums for different purposes, dumpydooby. ELiTE posts his threads where they belong. He's not breaking any rules. I'm sure you remember Mrs Peel . She was a prolific contributor , just as ELiTE is. And the same complaints were leveled against her . Yet when you go into...
by dumpydooby
Mon Mar 19, 2012 1:56 am
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Possible new sticky?
Replies: 53
Views: 25614

Why can't ELiTE just be told that he's no longer permitted to spam the site? [...] Am I imagining something here? Is not everyone in agreement that his posts are a burden? I'd like to provide you with a serious answer here. This is not intended as a personal attack. Forum spam is the creating of me...
by dumpydooby
Sun Mar 18, 2012 9:55 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Possible new sticky?
Replies: 53
Views: 25614

Why can't ELiTE just be told that he's no longer permitted to spam the site? Seems a bit ridiculous that the entire community is even having to ask the guy to stop being a jerk. This shouldn't really be presented as a polite request. He should just be told to kick rocks if he's unwilling to cut the ...
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Possible new sticky?
Replies: 53
Views: 25614

If anything, I say ELiTE's spamming discourages other installer/addon/pack makers. Nobody wants to put in hard work building anything when some dickhead is just going to bury it underneath a bunch of worthless no-effort shitpacks.
by dumpydooby
Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The war on draconia MS!
Replies: 7
Views: 2951

can it play DOOM? Sure looks like it! Doom - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lw1HRiR8wkU Also... Unreal Tournament - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thhff3L4iuQ Quake 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-Nq-y6NkZ4 Quake 3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYV91EjsvzU Counter-Strike 1.6 - http://www.yo...
by dumpydooby
Fri Dec 30, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question: should I update IE to 8 even if I never use it?
Replies: 7
Views: 2206

Definitely. Go raw doggin' the internet and you're gonna get pozzed.
by dumpydooby
Wed Dec 21, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: File Host
Replies: 6
Views: 1928

Just do what I do. Use bit.ly or goo.gl. Free statistics.

Then use whatever hosting service you want. Personally, I like Megaupload.
by dumpydooby
Mon Dec 12, 2011 12:14 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Possible new sticky?
Replies: 53
Views: 25614

People might question why his work should be treated differently that everyone else's, but with his volume and frequency of updates he really is a special case, isn't he? quantity vs quality I'd rather the releases that require more specialized knowledge (like Yumeyao's .NET Framework releases) not...
by dumpydooby
Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FF 10.0.2
Replies: 67
Views: 16699

That list goes above and beyond what Facebook Blocker does. I think I like it. Thanks.
by dumpydooby
Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Solved] Help find a Paint.NET switchless addon
Replies: 13
Views: 2470

In Word it should be simple, something like tools->insert->text (I don't actually remember the Word menu layout, so that's probably not exactly correct). But translating that into RTF probably isn't going to happen. But supposing that it is possible to do that with RTF (and again, I really don't thi...
by dumpydooby
Fri Sep 23, 2011 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Solved] Help find a Paint.NET switchless addon
Replies: 13
Views: 2470

I wrote mine with notepad. RTF syntax is simple.


Using something like wordpad would probably give you some unnecessary stuff and possibly screw up your layout with things like margins. But then again, mine would probably look better with some margins. lol.
by dumpydooby
Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Solved] Help find a Paint.NET switchless addon
Replies: 13
Views: 2470

My first ever public release of it would have been VCP 5.4.2 (Sept 14, 2009). Prior to that, I had repackaged some of RogueSpear's stuff and had been using the config privately for about a month. It's funny because I had been toying around with it for a while and got some stuff mixed up. So VCP 5.4....
by dumpydooby
Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adobe Flash Player Direct Downloads
Replies: 148
Views: 92806

Flash Player 11 is also floating about. It supports 64-bit browsers.
by dumpydooby
Fri Sep 23, 2011 7:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Solved] Help find a Paint.NET switchless addon
Replies: 13
Views: 2470

little known fact: i wrote that config.txt that nancay uses.
by dumpydooby
Thu Aug 18, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FF 10.0.2
Replies: 67
Views: 16699

Most addons hosted on addons.mozilla.org have their version compatibility bumped automatically. Beyond that, IMO addon developers should really be running builds off the beta channel where they'll have 6 weeks to make whatever changes are needed to ensure compatibility before the final release (and...
by dumpydooby
Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FF 10.0.2
Replies: 67
Views: 16699

Addon makers aren't keeping up with the changes in version numbers. It's getting ridiculous.
by dumpydooby
Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FF 10.0.2
Replies: 67
Views: 16699

They completely changed the installation routine in Firefox 4. I have a bit of a monkey-wrenched setup going, but nothing that has been tested to any worthwhile extent. Eventually I'll take the time to get it up and going like my old builds, but that might not be for a while.
by dumpydooby
Fri Jul 22, 2011 12:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FF 10.0.2
Replies: 67
Views: 16699

ABP on Firefox is way more powerful than ABP on Chrome, particularly because it can intercept the code before rendering; that is, ABP on Firefox is able to remove ads before they're ever even downloaded. This is fantastic, especially from a security standpoint because the ad networks have occasional...
by dumpydooby
Sat Jul 16, 2011 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FF 10.0.2
Replies: 67
Views: 16699

I miss Windows XP. :(
by dumpydooby
Sun Jun 12, 2011 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: acer
Replies: 4
Views: 1286

by dumpydooby
Thu Jun 09, 2011 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microsoft .NET Framework 4 KB2468871 (Massive Updates)
Replies: 30
Views: 9724

I had thought about making an automated script as well, but it would be a lot of work.

You can host your video on the web space I gave you man. It's not a problem.
by dumpydooby
Thu May 12, 2011 2:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can Please Include BBC [Spoiler] Function ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2161

phpbb2 used "hacks" instead of "plugins."


this shit is so old. rofl.
by dumpydooby
Wed May 11, 2011 11:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can Please Include BBC [Spoiler] Function ?
Replies: 9
Views: 2161

The differences between the two are only cosmetic.


Personally I'm a fan of the [hide="Title"]hidden text here[/hide] syntax.


I don't think this will be implemented, however. Rather, I wouldn't suggest getting your hopes up. This site is still on phpbb2.
by dumpydooby
Thu Apr 21, 2011 3:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Critical Design Flaw Found in WD Caviar Green HDDs
Replies: 2
Views: 1293

this is some good switchless installer discussion imo.
by dumpydooby
Tue Apr 19, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Complete Reference of my .NET Framework Builds
Replies: 39
Views: 31261

You're welcome to host this in that web space that I gave ya if you want.


Not sure if you were avoiding that because of the file size or something.
by dumpydooby
Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:14 am
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Complete Reference of my .NET Framework Builds
Replies: 39
Views: 31261

Great video. I watched the whole thing. I'm assuming I can carry over the practices in it to future iterations of the .NET Framework. Does that sound about right?


Also, lol @ the woman getting murdered at the 34-minute mark.
by dumpydooby
Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: video share site
Replies: 5
Views: 2067

I would.
by dumpydooby
Sun Apr 17, 2011 6:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rewiring Start Menu Search option to 3rd-party program - pos
Replies: 2
Views: 1023

You'd probably have better luck reassigning the global hotkey combo for it: winkey+f.
by dumpydooby
Mon Apr 11, 2011 4:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So I finally moved onto Windows 7 today.
Replies: 18
Views: 5504

When revealing hidden elements in the system tray, I much prefer the sliding out method over the new popup method. But Windows 7's compatibility with TRIM is what really convinced me to make the jump. On an unrelated note, since I've been doing iOS and Android development lately, I've had to run OSX...
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 30, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which forum software is best.
Replies: 6
Views: 2160

Hey the forum looks nice man. Good work.
by dumpydooby
Sat Mar 12, 2011 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 19071

Oh how I've missed you.
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 19071

I saw you on MozillaZine. Pretty bizarre to see you without your crown. I could have called you a poopyhead or something and you'd have been completely helpless and unable to ban me.


But I wouldn't do that. <3
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 09, 2011 2:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 19071

Here's a stupid question regarding the code folding: When the code is folded into a "header", If I select the folded header, the subsequent lines are NOT selected. Meaning, if I wanted an easy way to delete an entire section, I would fold the code, select the section to delete and then hit the dele...
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 09, 2011 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 19071

I have updated your patches up to the most recent stable version, but not the most recent development version. Although I use "Bookmarks Edition" as well, it is maintained as a separate patch. If you'd like, I can package it up and send it your way for review/release; might save you some trouble of...
by dumpydooby
Tue Mar 08, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1141755

For those interested, Adobe released the first beta of Flash Player 10.3 today. I know it's not particularly relevant to this thread, but since people that build new XP discs (implying they're getting everything up to date) come to this thread, I figure it might be relevant to some folks' interests.
by dumpydooby
Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 19071

My preference would be for people to apply my patches (once I get around to updating them for the latest NP2 version) to alternate NP2 versions and create builds themselves I have updated your patches up to the most recent stable version, but not the most recent development version. Although I use ...
by dumpydooby
Sun Mar 06, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 19071

I spotted you out in the wild yesterday Ryan. :shock:
by dumpydooby
Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 19071

code65536 wrote:Why? If you used NoRedirect to follow redirection chains manually, you'd discover two URLs that have been around for a long time: 1, 2

Oh wait, I'm supposed to be dead.
Hey pal! I missed you! :heart:
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 03, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 19071

Zombie code65536 has been spotted updating cmdopen.