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by rootfile
Wed May 21, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] WinRAR Auto Addon Maker+ 1.6
Replies: 81
Views: 38324

Works only if installed in default location?

I take it that's the reason your proggie can't find my winrar installation because it's not @ C:\Program Files ??? Can the coding be changed?
by rootfile
Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Remove Unneeded Windows Components
Replies: 246
Views: 132040

Re: Off topic; deleting unneeded files or folders

I am pretty sure it is possible. If you share your script I can take a look at it and see if I can create a removal for it. ;) Here you go, but the thing is, this has to be the last thing that is run: DirCreate("C:\Backup") FileMove(@WindowsDir & "inf\accessor.PNF", "C:\Backup", 8) FileMove(@Window...
by rootfile
Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Remove Unneeded Windows Components
Replies: 246
Views: 132040

Off topic; deleting unneeded files or folders

I've searched and been unable to find an addon that deletes unneeded windows files and folders after a clean install such as Program Files\Online Services; system32\dllcache, etc. I know this stuff is a matter of personal preference so I've written an autoit script that does this because I keep find...
by rootfile
Sun Dec 02, 2007 6:17 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Onepiece IE7-8 XP/2003 Addon Maker
Replies: 554
Views: 274705

Anybody got version 1.7.1 ?

That's the last one that worked for me.....
by rootfile
Tue Oct 23, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Propper way to do .net 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 integration.
Replies: 9
Views: 3783

And the Pulitzer Prize goes to...

@RyanVM, that's some real verbal precision in your reply :D :D :D
by rootfile
Tue Oct 23, 2007 1:57 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Update] System Information for Windows v1.71 (Build 635)
Replies: 0
Views: 1125

[Update] System Information for Windows v1.71 (Build 635)

System Info for Windows v1.71 Build 635 --- October 23, 2007 [/b] Copyright © 2004-2007 Gabriel Topala Download System Info for Windows [/b] MD5: B93216A8BBA7381155CE6C6447BB2344 Size: 1.37 MB System Info for Windows Website: ADDON DETAILS: One of PC World's "101 Fabulous Freebies," System Informat...
by rootfile
Sun Sep 23, 2007 7:49 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Becky! Internet Mail 2.31.00
Replies: 0
Views: 532

[Release] Becky! Internet Mail 2.31.00

Becky! Internet Mail 2.31.00 --- September 23, 2007 [/b] Copyright © 1995-2007 RimArts, Inc. Download Becky! Internet Mail 2.31.00 [/b] MD5: E3F02108C1B334BD3195B3B457CF1BD0 Size: 2.33 MB Becky! Internet Mail Website: ADDON DETAILS: Criticized by some as having an interface that is "stuck in the 19...
by rootfile
Sun Sep 23, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [DELETED] System Info for Windows v1.70
Replies: 3
Views: 1218

[DELETED] System Info for Windows v1.70

[DELETED] System Info for Windows v1.70
by rootfile
Sun Jul 22, 2007 10:09 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Ram Disk Add-On v3.0
Replies: 46
Views: 25176

I use maxthon

But if you do have a problem with download limits you can always us a download manager and specify another location on your disk to save the file. Maxthon may do this automatically. I don't know.
by rootfile
Sat Jul 21, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Ram Disk Add-On v3.0
Replies: 46
Views: 25176

This has been debated for a few years...

The reason we all use personal computers is because we can set them up according to our personal tates. That said, this addon does not promote the improper use of a ramdisk: i.e.,subsitituting a ramdrive for the Windows pagefile in an attempt to boost speed. Instead, this ramdrive addon helps increa...
by rootfile
Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:58 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Tutorial] Custom INF Uninstall Template *Updated 07-20-07*
Replies: 22
Views: 9348

ricktendo64, you're right: most of the icon libararies, including moreicons.dll count sequentially, starting with zero. But my experience is that shell32.dll--which contains most of the windows icons, like help, information, folders, drives and the like--doesn't behave that way, perhaps because it h...
by rootfile
Fri Jul 20, 2007 2:12 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Tutorial] Custom INF Uninstall Template *Updated 07-20-07*
Replies: 22
Views: 9348

RE: if anybody knows the DLL that has these icons

@ricktendo64 "if anybody knows ..." MOREICONS.DLL are the XP versions of the old Windows v3.1 icons. Shell32.dll contains most of the modern Windows XP system icons. But shell32.dll behaves differently from most icon libraries. For instance, in the addon I made for SIW, the information icon on shell...
by rootfile
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:10 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Update] System Information for Windows v1.70 (Build 634)
Replies: 3
Views: 1738

Thanks for the head's up.

Fixed

MD5 NOW: 87C316755C9801F46ECCA4BD5584634D
by rootfile
Sat Jul 14, 2007 8:35 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Updated] InstallRite & InstallWatch Pro v2.5c AddOns
Replies: 14
Views: 7861

@ricktendo64

On my puter, MS already has a version dao360.dll in %programfiles%Common Files\Microsoft Shared\DAO. I've been testing InstallRite without the older DAO. And I haven't encountered any problems yet. Just trying to see if I can jettison some unecessary files.... EDIT: Never mind! Just found ricks inc...
by rootfile
Sat Jul 14, 2007 7:20 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Updated] InstallRite & InstallWatch Pro v2.5c AddOns
Replies: 14
Views: 7861

@Mitsuko

I'm sure you are right about the .dll not being hard coded. I'm just talking about a quick and dirty cut and paste job on an existing addon. You could probably move the .dll to the new path with the rest of the program files but then you'd have to test it and probably have to remove the DAO.Files fi...
by rootfile
Sat Jul 14, 2007 3:29 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Updated] InstallRite & InstallWatch Pro v2.5c AddOns
Replies: 14
Views: 7861

OK. Just to bring this thread to a close & help anyone else who had my dilemma, if you want to install an addon to another path other than the default program files directory, you insert; -1,"D:\XXX" in the appropriate fields under [DestinationDirs] where D:\XXX is the full path to the installation ...
by rootfile
Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:27 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Updated] InstallRite & InstallWatch Pro v2.5c AddOns
Replies: 14
Views: 7861

OK. So is Main.App the only place I need to put the new path (and presumablly do a search and deletion of 16422 throughout the inf file)? Thanks again.
by rootfile
Fri Jul 13, 2007 12:54 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Updated] InstallRite & InstallWatch Pro v2.5c AddOns
Replies: 14
Views: 7861

And so...

16422 is replaced with %MyDir%, where's the complexity?
by rootfile
Thu Jul 12, 2007 9:30 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Updated] InstallRite & InstallWatch Pro v2.5c AddOns
Replies: 14
Views: 7861

Because I don't like installing all my apps to %programfiles% directory...

If I create a string called %dir% pointing to, say, D:\MyApps , and substituted it for every instance of 16422 in your inf. Would your addon still work? I tried testing it in my usual manner by right clicking on the inf and browsing for the directory containing the cabinet install files. But this ti...
by rootfile
Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Update] System Information for Windows v1.70 (Build 634)
Replies: 3
Views: 1738

[Update] System Information for Windows v1.70 (Build 634)

System Info for Windows v1.70 (Build 632) --- September 23, 2007 [/b] Copyright © 2004-2007 Gabriel Topala Download System Info for Windows v1.70 [/b] MD5: 5B02F95E2ABD46AABD12D8BBFF24B946 Size: 1.49 MB System Info for Windows Website: ADDON DETAILS: One of PC World's "101 Fabulous Freebies," Syste...
by rootfile
Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:12 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: RFC: Consistent Addon Naming & Versioning
Replies: 31
Views: 7745

Renaming

@ Signet May 08, 2007. I actually think dating would be more useful in the Entries.ini file, where I've seen dates listed as 2007/01/07, 07/01/2007. etc., which defeats the utility of the hotfix/addon column sorting feature in nLite because you can't reliably sort by date because of the different fo...
by rootfile
Thu Jun 28, 2007 7:36 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [to be Released] RyanVM.net Users' Tweaks Addon
Replies: 44
Views: 19837

More tweaks & a question

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by rootfile
Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:51 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Image for Windows v1.70a & PHYlock 1.03
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

[Release] Image for Windows v1.70a & PHYlock 1.03

Image for Windows v1.70a & PHYlock 1.03 06/24/2007 [/b] Image for Windows is Shareware and is Copyright © 1996-2007 by TeraByte Unlimited. PHYlock is freeware and is Copyright © 1996-2007 by TeraByte Unlimited. Download Image for Windows v1.70a [/b] MD5: 9D9D5084170A6803EE9B963E068F87A6 Size: 1.55 ...
by rootfile
Sun Jun 24, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Erunt and NTREGOPT 1.1j
Replies: 2
Views: 1409

[Release] Erunt and NTREGOPT 1.1j

Erunt and NTREGOPT v1.1j 06/24/2007 [/b] by Lars Hederer Download Erunt and NTREGOPT v1.1j [/b] MD5: BF56ADC0866CFEB3B645933A80C0E015 Size: 427 KB Erunt and NTREGOPT Website: ADDON DETAILS: Erunt is a freeware registry backup utility and NTREGOPT is a registry hive optimizer that can decrease the s...
by rootfile
Fri Jun 15, 2007 7:13 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Tutorial] Custom INF Uninstall Template *Updated 07-20-07*
Replies: 22
Views: 9348

RE: Startup Folder

Now the startup folder is a tough one, if there is only one shortcut present it might delete the folder (try 0x00000003) OK. Thanks. As an alternative, could I use an ordinary .CMD or Autoscript compiled file to call the PROG_NAME%","UninstallString",0,"rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %MA...
by rootfile
Fri Jun 15, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Tutorial] Custom INF Uninstall Template *Updated 07-20-07*
Replies: 22
Views: 9348

Wow, a great guide

But what would be the code for deleting a shortcut in the startup folder. Or is that possible without deleting other shortcuts in the folder?
by rootfile
Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:31 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] SendToA3X v1.4 AddOn *Updated 04/30/2007*
Replies: 5
Views: 1257

RE: Icons

Most any icon editor (Microangelo and Axialis are some of the better ones) will create icon libaries, usually in some proprietary file format; just change the file extension to a .dll file and in your inf layout assign the icons to the shortcuts by number, i.e. icon.dll,3--will display the third ico...
by rootfile
Sun Apr 29, 2007 5:37 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] SendToA3X v1.4 AddOn *Updated 04/30/2007*
Replies: 5
Views: 1257

Couple tips...

Fixed. Thanks.
by rootfile
Sun Apr 29, 2007 1:15 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] SendToA3X v1.4 AddOn *Updated 04/30/2007*
Replies: 5
Views: 1257

[Release] SendToA3X v1.4 AddOn *Updated 04/30/2007*

SendToA3X v1.4 *Updated* 04/30/2007 [/b] by Michael Heath (a.k.a. Mhz ) Plus Where.exe by Matthew Seddon And SendToXasShortcut by Bill James ) Download SendToA3X v1.4 *Updated* [/b] MD5: 9e8f49ee4f5d7d20f4fed5d9b77fe40c Size: 1.36 MB SendToA3X Website: http://68.99.123.140/x0_.-1/Art/a3xsendto.jpg ...
by rootfile
Fri Apr 20, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Updated 6-03-08] CMenu 2.6 & SendToA3X 1.7 AddOns
Replies: 35
Views: 24354

This is a wonderful Addon...

It just needs two improvements: 1) Needs to incorporate Bill James' .vbs sendto script which will allow you to send shortcuts to the "Desktop", "MyDocuments", "SendTo", "StartMenu", or "Startup" folder (I deleted MyDocuments from the script because you really don't want to send shortcuts there). 2) ...
by rootfile
Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:25 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: A question regarding KB896256 and Boot.ini
Replies: 25
Views: 5063

@Stimpy I put the command in a winrar file that I use to customize my installations after the end of setup e.g., configuring sendto, quicklaunch, icons, skins, desktop namespaces, registry entries, etc., using Windows Post Installer to launch the winrar file. my cmd file for customizing boot.ini, fo...
by rootfile
Mon Apr 16, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: A question regarding KB896256 and Boot.ini
Replies: 25
Views: 5063

usepmtimer

@RyanVM Tue Mar 27, 2007 5:07 pm

If you can get the dual core flag from setup somehow, then all you have to do is issue this command:

@echo off
bootcfg /raw /id 1 "/usepmtimer" > nul
by rootfile
Sat Apr 14, 2007 8:20 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release]Restore Desktop Icon Sanity 2.0 (Updated 25|3|2006)
Replies: 21
Views: 11652

Icon Program

DigeratiPrime & MOONLIGHT SONATA, a proggie, called Icon Layout
might fit the bill.
by rootfile
Tue Feb 13, 2007 10:28 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Sendto Add-on
Replies: 10
Views: 2163

Thanks for the help

This is for xp and Windows 2000. But as far as I know, that wouldn't affect the script unless I wanted to make it exclusively Windows 2000 and XP by removing the "Chicaco" header reference.
by rootfile
Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Sendto Add-on
Replies: 10
Views: 2163

One last query...

OK. :shock: :shock: I put in the cab file name reference. But still having trouble. I think it's because the install has a popup display at the end of installation that requires user intervention. Anyway, here's the code I'm using now. Any advice is greatly appreciated: [Version] signature = $CHICAG...
by rootfile
Thu Feb 08, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Sendto Add-on
Replies: 10
Views: 2163

Sentdto

:( Well looks like that addition doesn't do it either unless I'm making the cab file wrong. I've created an almost switchless installer (I just can't kill the readme display windows after sendto installs). That's why I want to directly integrate an addon. This shouldn't be that difficult.
by rootfile
Mon Feb 05, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Sendto Add-on
Replies: 10
Views: 2163

I'll try it. Thanks.
by rootfile
Mon Feb 05, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Sendto Add-on
Replies: 10
Views: 2163

Sendto Add-on

Anybody seen or know how to make an add-on for http://www.microsoft.com/windows95/downloads/contents/WUToys/W95PwrToysSet/Default.asp Microsoft's Windows 95 Sento Powertoys. I know about the additional reg file needed to make it work in XP but the cabs I've made from the SENDTOX.DLL and SENDTOX.INF ...
by rootfile
Wed Nov 01, 2006 8:33 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Update Pack and Autopatcher
Replies: 16
Views: 2907

Assuming Autopatcher sticks to only officially-released MS hotfixes, they're more than likely superseded by the Update Pack. Compare the file versions given in the respective KB articles to the versions of the files provided in my pack. One last thing, it might be worthwhile to include the date of ...
by rootfile
Tue Oct 24, 2006 7:48 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Update Pack and Autopatcher
Replies: 16
Views: 2907

RyanVM wrote:Assuming Autopatcher sticks to only officially-released MS hotfixes, they're more than likely superseded by the Update Pack. Compare the file versions given in the respective KB articles to the versions of the files provided in my pack.

OK Thanks.
by rootfile
Tue Oct 24, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Update Pack and Autopatcher
Replies: 16
Views: 2907

Update Pack and Autopatcher

Question: After installing Version 2.1.3 update pack and running Oct. 2006 Autopatcher, I noticed quite a few hotfixes not intalled by update pack. Are these obsolete hotfixes superceded by stuff in update pack? hotfixes that are installed and just not detected by Autopatcher? or should I install th...
by rootfile
Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:36 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Unattended Methodology
Replies: 1
Views: 1101

Unattended Methodology

Having burned dozens of cds and dvds in search of the perfect "unattended" Windows XP install disk, I'm curious about other members' methodology in terms of what programs or drivers they include as an integrated cabs and what they include as switchless installers. Since I store most of my programs o...