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by nowinscenario
Sun Sep 17, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] WGA-Only KB892130 Addon 1.5.540.0
Replies: 135
Views: 38887

Well, consciously using pirated illegal software shouldn't, of course, be our right--but bypassing any crap we feel like bypassing on a legit OS copy should be our right: isn't this what we all are doing with every single change, add-on, modifcation, etc., anyway?--of course, it is. As far as being ...
by nowinscenario
Sun Sep 17, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Dependency Walker 2.2 -->2006/12/23<--
Replies: 20
Views: 9746

Hey, Kels--where does this deposit? system32? or its own directory somewhere else?
by nowinscenario
Wed Sep 13, 2006 2:19 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Siginet's OEM ACT (MultiManufacture oem files)...
Replies: 18
Views: 3797

Almost makes me think there is a God! No, seriously, this will eliminate a lot of hoops that I've had to jump through--it's my priviledge to be the first to thank you...
by nowinscenario
Tue Sep 12, 2006 3:18 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Rista 3.1 Theme
Replies: 19
Views: 12622

steviewonder wrote:Any way to make this theme the default first boot theme?
add entry in sif file under shell section to point to desired theme (yes, this should be a tweak in nlite, too--and/or an add-on for Integrator)
by nowinscenario
Tue Sep 12, 2006 4:10 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Ad-Aware SE 1.06 + AutoUpdate
Replies: 30
Views: 31849

What "Program Files" path does this install to...?
by nowinscenario
Tue Sep 12, 2006 3:31 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Microsoft TimeZone CPL
Replies: 24
Views: 16310

Cool. Thanks. I like it there.
by nowinscenario
Sun Sep 10, 2006 11:36 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Microsoft TimeZone CPL
Replies: 24
Views: 16310

Install Path, Please

Could you please post where it installs to (e.g., "Program Files" path, or whatever)
by nowinscenario
Wed Jul 05, 2006 4:34 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] WGA-Only KB892130 Addon 1.5.540.0
Replies: 135
Views: 38887

@Zacam: WOW, that was fast!--I hope you're wearing a programmer's seatbelt. Thanks for this. Will try, in all ways, to test, and report results--hope others have good fortune with this. (BTW, MS is now getting sued with a class action lawsuit over the new WGA nonsense: well, they shouldn't have been...
by nowinscenario
Tue Jul 04, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] WGA-Only KB892130 Addon 1.5.540.0
Replies: 135
Views: 38887

@Zacam: quickly--so I presume, just to be clear, that your RVM207a_WGANotify_RemoveAddon_v2.cab replaces the need for RyanVM_WGA-Notify_2.0.7a_RemoveAddon_v1.0.cab...? Also: just to clarify for all readers, is this updated version still Integrator only?--or is it now usable for nLite modification, t...
by nowinscenario
Mon Jul 03, 2006 12:55 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Slipsteam Pack Generator
Replies: 6
Views: 1708

OK. Can we write letters to the dean of your college to speed things up...! :)
by nowinscenario
Sun Jul 02, 2006 7:22 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.7a - Released June 28, 2006
Replies: 115
Views: 25687

According to RyanVM, this will change in the next release where the pack will no longer have WGA in it Hallejuah! (Where do I send the money, RyanVM...?!) (Now if only we can get MS itself to catch up and put it as at least optional... So may call me a dreamer, but I'm not the only one ... So let's...
by nowinscenario
Sun Jul 02, 2006 6:32 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: [RESOLVED] Update pack causes blackscreen after splashscreen
Replies: 312
Views: 55365

To reiterate, even the riskier Integrator/nLite combo (which I've experimented with on the last couple of builds) with the new 2.07a has been flawless as I've ran it through the ropes for 3 days straight now. So, yes, I would say "yes, problem pretty much solved," from my (even currently very experi...
by nowinscenario
Sun Jul 02, 2006 8:25 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: [RESOLVED] Update pack causes blackscreen after splashscreen
Replies: 312
Views: 55365

New twist: although I have a nice and successful XP Pro SP2 install going in VMware, I've got a black screen on 2003 Server R2 right after first reboot and splash screen ... into an endless black hole (Stephen Hawking might like it, but I don't): I "hard" reset with VMware and didn't even get the co...
by nowinscenario
Sat Jul 01, 2006 9:47 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Modified Ryan's pack 2.0.7 without WGAtray
Replies: 78
Views: 23708

Begrudgingly, Microsoft responds to those of us who actually complained to them about this nonsensical, patently non-critical, decidedly beta-version update--instructions straight from the horse's mouth on how to hack their own crap, finally (and, yes, I am vindicated repeatedly in my stance--Micros...
by nowinscenario
Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:31 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] WGA-Only KB892130 Addon 1.5.540.0
Replies: 135
Views: 38887

@ron2024 What that has to do with it is in fact nothing, because I'm an idiot and you are not. ;) Left out FYI: I've been using the above said strategy coextensively with the repacked 2.06 method of dealing with WGA annoyances... Perhaps I need to stop the practice of reading/writing several differe...
by nowinscenario
Tue May 30, 2006 3:02 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] WGA-Only KB892130 Addon 1.5.540.0
Replies: 135
Views: 38887

For nLite users: the only easy compromise I've found for now is using FoxyZacam_Hacked_SYSSETUP_Addon_OOBE_VerSkip.cab (with SFC ENABLED in nLite), and using the OEM folders method to deposit the desired dll in system32. Not a wink of a problem thus far.
by nowinscenario
Tue May 30, 2006 2:40 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: How do I remove the following from Ryan's pack?
Replies: 9
Views: 2344

mr_smartepants: I don't see how OE and Outlook are "dependent" on WM--I've never installed it (or otherwise uninstalled), and have had no probelms using either (the registry can be adjusted to remove reference to WM in these programs, as well as IE).
by nowinscenario
Tue May 30, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Any Way to Avoid re-Activation WinXP
Replies: 40
Views: 7864

RyanVM, that's easy: just call Microsoft and buy it from them. Now I'd say that was a smart discussion...

:idea:

(Sorry, couldn't resist...)

:twisted:
by nowinscenario
Wed May 24, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Modified Ryan's pack 2.0.7 without WGAtray
Replies: 78
Views: 23708

Aserone: Sorry for the rant. It's just, not only getting to be a jumping-through-hoops contest, but headed towards a Cirque Du Soleil performance to get Windows to work right with its own nonsense ... in this case, yet another pseudo-critical update that tortures the honest, and really does nothing ...
by nowinscenario
Wed May 24, 2006 2:51 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: The Integrator.exe env *del addons* WARNING!
Replies: 3
Views: 1206

Oh, I forgot, I was really hoping we could get a working add-on to use for the nLite end of the process. Thank you.
by nowinscenario
Wed May 24, 2006 2:49 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: The Integrator.exe env *del addons* WARNING!
Replies: 3
Views: 1206

PPPLLLLUUUUEEEAAASSE get an add-on working that takes care of the WGA notification nonsense--it seems to be causing serious problems for several legitimate Windows users (Just last week, on the phone, for instance, Microsoft themselves couldn't figure out why it was still saying a copy needed to be ...
by nowinscenario
Tue May 23, 2006 10:55 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Modified Ryan's pack 2.0.7 without WGAtray
Replies: 78
Views: 23708

I'm so confused what to use now, my head is spiining into weird quantuum behavior... Do any of these updates/fixes/add-ons replace my using FoxyZacam_Hacked_SYSSETUP_Addon_OOBE_VerSkip.cab with nLite? Because right now. it's the only solution I have to the SFC function being broken. BTW, that WGA No...
by nowinscenario
Wed May 17, 2006 12:21 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.6 - Released May 14, 2006
Replies: 64
Views: 16194

Here's something maybe interesting: Belarc reports that these two updates fail verfication and must be re-installed: KB895316 and KB887606 ... Ignore, or important? If this last, just re-install to correct? or other method to prevent? Oddly enough, although the last is in update pack, the first appe...
by nowinscenario
Wed May 17, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Hacked syssetup.dll ->multiple hacks<-
Replies: 39
Views: 11714

OK, let's call the new thread this
Tailess Mice + USB Rate Changing: Ne'er the Twain Shall Meet

=;-}'

We might also get some more feedback on more performance data...
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 11:44 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Removed] Audio Shell Extension v1.2
Replies: 26
Views: 12155

Hmmm, so Kels, I can use this now with no framedyn.dll probs? Coz I like it (like many of your others) and really want to. :) ... Just wanna be sure.
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 11:37 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Hacked syssetup.dll ->multiple hacks<-
Replies: 39
Views: 11714

I didn't think the combo would work (because I tried manually deleting some of those things myself, after an nLited mod, and it was a VMware disaster (I don't think I could ever get it farther than the copying files stage!). However, I was just wondering if the CABs did it better than I did.
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 11:34 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Hacked syssetup.dll ->multiple hacks<-
Replies: 39
Views: 11714

That's a good idea for the USB warning with respect to wireless (I change back and forth sometimes, too). However, do you really find the performace is radically different? (I haven't ever tried it because of the wireless issue--but for people's puters that don't have wireless, I would hack that if ...
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 11:31 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Hacked syssetup.dll ->multiple hacks<-
Replies: 39
Views: 11714

Also: a little off the main subject, though still related, but I'm sure you have a quick answer--can I use the remove add-ons with the Integrator to really lighten up the source, THEN re-do THAT mod with nLite to lighten and tweak it even more (THEN, of course, add my own regs and additional mods to...
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 11:27 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Hacked syssetup.dll ->multiple hacks<-
Replies: 39
Views: 11714

The USB hack is not friendly with mice without tails, though ;-) ... Or has this been corrected without me knowing?
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 11:19 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Hacked syssetup.dll ->multiple hacks<-
Replies: 39
Views: 11714

Hmmm, do you think I would find it that valuable? What would your recommendation be: the HF or Non-HF way?
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 11:16 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Hacked syssetup.dll ->multiple hacks<-
Replies: 39
Views: 11714

Oops, you answered before I finished post edit. Thanks a lot.

I really just need to go to sleep--but I have to finsih a laptop and desktop from scratch by tomorrow, so I guess it's another all-nighter... :(
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 11:05 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Hacked syssetup.dll ->multiple hacks<-
Replies: 39
Views: 11714

Wow, ViVa, fast reply! OK, for clarification, then: although I use both methods, my main confusion lies in the nLite method--to conclude, 1) I would use the NON-HF (since, indeed, I'm NOT including KB894871), that is http://addons.ryanvm.net/zacam/FoxyZacam_Hacked_SYSSETUP_Addon_OOBE_VerSkip.cab ......
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 10:54 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] WGA-Only KB892130 Addon 1.5.540.0
Replies: 135
Views: 38887

Let me get this straight: the second way (repack) is currently the only way to do this with nLite involved, right? In other words nobody seems to have developed an elegant add-on CAB for easy nLite integration...? (There's seems to be no indication of this in those forums, but maybe I've missed it ....
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 10:48 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.6 - Released May 14, 2006
Replies: 64
Views: 16194

My primary point was to defend Diskeeper, because people seemed to be more than implying that the problem was created on Diskeeper's end--but the problem was created on Microsoft's end through their own programming: it's MS that's changed something within the snap-in structure, not Executive Softwar...
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 10:23 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Hacked syssetup.dll ->multiple hacks<-
Replies: 39
Views: 11714

OK Now I am confused--so with the latest 2.06 update pack, I should use Unlock & OOBE FoxyZacam_Hacked_SYSSETUP_HF_Addon_OOBE_VerSkip.cab ...? But not use RyanVM's syssetup.dll...? And--if I use nLite--NOT tick the box for disabling SFP...? (Also in I noticed RyanVM updated uxtheme.dll--is this more...
by nowinscenario
Tue May 16, 2006 5:24 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.6 - Released May 14, 2006
Replies: 64
Views: 16194

Re: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.6 - Released May 14, 2006

Known Issues Diskeeper 10 complains about an error with a snap-in. More Information This is NOT a Diskeeper problem, as per the comments apparent in the forum link posted--this is a known Microsoft problem with many references (but no projected future fix, as of now). See, for instance, this one li...