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by code65536
Mon May 02, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: [Tool] Fixing WMI repository corruption issues
Replies: 30
Views: 22620

ResetWMI nukes the WMI cache to fix problems in which the cache becomes corrupt. From a cursory skim of the KB article (disclaimer: I did not read it very carefully), it seems that the problem there is with messages polluting the event log and a way to disable those specific messages. These are two ...
by code65536
Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20171010
Replies: 2611
Views: 878569

Wow, that's the third out-of-band update for this quarterly cycle!
by code65536
Tue Apr 12, 2011 1:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Intel i3 2100 vs Intel i3 550
Replies: 8
Views: 1835

Sandy Bridge, definitely. There's no reason to even consider Clarkdale.

1) Far better onboard graphics (if you use that)
2) AVX
3) Future-proof; 1156 is a dead end and can't be ugpraded
4) Various architectural improvements
5) Slightly better power efficiency
by code65536
Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So I finally moved onto Windows 7 today.
Replies: 18
Views: 3688

I moved to Windows 7 on every box except my main one. I love every aspect of Windows 7 except for how they totally f*cked up Explorer (and it's not just a matter of appearances, which I honestly don't care much about, but there are a number of actual usability regressions!). It's a pity, since I lik...
by code65536
Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Convert .inf to .reg
Replies: 19
Views: 9086

Another question - Can you silently install an INF file like you can with a REG file? (E.g. regedit /s <filename>.reg) rundll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSectionEx .\foobar.inf,DefaultInstall,,12,N Change "DefaultInstall" to match the name of the install section in your INF and ".\foobar" to the pat...
by code65536
Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hotfix Hunting
Replies: 469
Views: 205744

New timezone hotfixes have been published on the DST blog http://blogs.technet.com/b/dst2007/ The story behind the Turkish move (of only one day!) is quite amusing. Apparently, the Turkish move was the result of a test taken by 1.5 million students . Sounds like our SAT. Out of a total population o...
by code65536
Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft Runtime Libraries Collection(x86) 2.0.7
Replies: 262
Views: 147239

As a physicist you should be more concerned with significant digits than a processor's precision . The datum of lowest mathematical precision determines a calculation's usable accuracy. In this case, fast yet less accurate results are still usable as long as it's accurate to the least significant d...
by code65536
Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft Runtime Libraries Collection(x86) 2.0.7
Replies: 262
Views: 147239

same given precision There are two definitions of "precision" here. The first is simply the bit count. A 32-bit floating point number, naturally, has less precision and less range than a 64-bit floating point number. The other definition of precision is an algorithmic one, usually dealing with accu...
by code65536
Wed Mar 23, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft Runtime Libraries Collection(x86) 2.0.7
Replies: 262
Views: 147239

but since i'm not one visual studio developer, i'm need it? You don't have to be a developer to take advantage of runtime changes. Any program compiled w/ VS9 that dynamically links to the CRT can make use of this new runtime. Just in M$ world this can happens. No. Trig functions are floating-point...
by code65536
Tue Mar 15, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: IE9 Registry Tweaks (post your IE9 tweaks please)
Replies: 2
Views: 3102

set GOOGLEID={52ADEEAA-7118-4D93-944B-4C284B1DD322} set HKCUIE=HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer reg add "%HKCUIE%\Main" /v "DisableFirstRunCustomize" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f reg add "%HKCUIE%\Main" /v "Check_Associations" /t REG_SZ /d "no" /f reg add "%HKCUIE%\Main" /v "Friendly http errors" ...
by code65536
Sat Mar 12, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

The answer is I used win7 notepad. Just reproduced it in WinXP notepad. So I suppose win7 notepad do some more actions in addition to calling IsTextUnicode because notepad2 fails(which is an example that directly calls IsTextUnicode) Indeed, Notepad in Windows 7 is different. Specifically, after it...
by code65536
Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

With the test string that you provided, I can reliably reproduce the problem in both Notepad (WinXP) and my last Notepad2 build. I wonder if NP behaves differently for different default locales. In any case, NP2's Unicode detection is implemented entirely using Microsoft's IsTextUnicode API.
by code65536
Sat Mar 12, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

I also noticed a mysterious issue today: Windows Notepad does the exact same same thing. This is because both NP and NP2 uses the Unicode detection heuristics built into Windows . There are several well-known test strings that cause the heuristics to fail in Notepad, and they will fail in the same ...
by code65536
Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:31 am
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Complete Reference of my .NET Framework Builds
Replies: 39
Views: 22564

yumeyao wrote:Oh! The fastest sp1 ever. Do you still want to maintenance your runtime addon, since I have made one after you disappeared?
You should keep maintaining yours; you've done a good job with them. :)
by code65536
Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

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 code65536
Wed Mar 09, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dealing with corrupted files
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Take periodic md5 snapshots of your data and windiff them? It's how I've detected one memory corruption issue and one hard drive corruption issue.
by code65536
Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

Didn't mean to be that presumptuous. I think you misinterpreted: I meant that as, "It would be presumptuous for me to claim it as a major project and that's why it never has been listed there." I don't like you voting alternatives, you should add 3. He Does not have a time, or something like it. Me...
by code65536
Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:05 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Complete Reference of my .NET Framework Builds
Replies: 39
Views: 22564

Just a heads-up: Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and .NET 4 SP1 were released to MSDN a few hours ago. They'll probably make their way to the public download center within a week or two...

(And yes, this also means new v10 CRTs.)
by code65536
Tue Mar 08, 2011 2:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

yumeyao wrote:do you have any interests on the project Madedit? It the best editor i've used ever, supporting seamless hex-edit also.
No. I'm very loyal primarily to NP2 and secondarily to Scintilla because of Scintilla's versatility, maturity, and wide support and development base.
by code65536
Tue Mar 08, 2011 1:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

any chance for a multilang version ? i would like to use French notepad2 but i like a lot your patches.... 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, rather than spin b...
by code65536
Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

I suggest that only because it is no longer listed as an Active Project on http://code.kliu.org/ . It had never been listed there; none of the things under "misc" are listed under "Active Projects". Besides, 99.9% of Notepad2 is the work of either the Scintilla project or Florian, so it'll be presu...
by code65536
Sat Mar 05, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

I vote for "neither". Real life always has a habit of getting in the way of our projects. You get a cookie. IMO code65536 is a open source kinda guy, he would not mind one bit if you take over updating notepad2 in his absence...I think that's why he publishes the source so others can do it for them...
by code65536
Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So who wants to call a time of death for good ol' code65536?
Replies: 69
Views: 12041

If someone wanted to update the addons for his cmdopen and hashtab that might be a good thing......... 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 Edit: I just realized that you don't need to follow the redi...
by code65536
Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to make a working .CAT file
Replies: 4
Views: 973

There has to be a chain of trust from one of the root certificates in order for a certificate to be trusted. Unless you want to pay several hundred bucks for a code signing certificate, what you need to do is create your own root certificate, install that into the system, and then use that to sign t...
by code65536
Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Microsoft Runtime Libraries 1.4.8 (32-bit)
Replies: 94
Views: 83601

BTW MU still tells me I need to install KB973923 is that related to this pack at all? The files installed by KB973923 are exactly identical to the files found in this pack (I've verified the checksums). So if MU is offering KB973923, then it is obviously having trouble detecting that the new runtim...
by code65536
Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Microsoft Runtime Libraries 1.4.8 (32-bit)
Replies: 94
Views: 83601

Updated the VC7.1 ATL/MFC, VC8, and VC9 runtimes for today's MS09-35 security bulletin.
by code65536
Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: free 25gb of cloud storage courtesy of amazon
Replies: 8
Views: 1584

enjoy leaving the security of your data to the cloud................. enjoy leaving the security of your data to a hard disk How does that old joke go? There are only two types of hard drives: failed and failing. ;) But aside from HDDs that can go bad, there can be other physical disasters, like fi...
by code65536
Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:11 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Default user tweaks - Current or .Default?
Replies: 17
Views: 3688

Where are the default user profile-files during installation? I don't know the exact location because I never bothered to check what it is. And you don't need to know: you should avoid hard-coding paths and use environment variables whenever possible. For example, %AppData%\Notepad2\Notepad2.ini or...
by code65536
Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:31 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Default user tweaks - Current or .Default?
Replies: 17
Views: 3688

The .Default hive is used for two purposes: No. The ".default" hive (which Microsoft misnamed) is used for one and only one purpose: for the logon screen (and other UI that is not specific to any particular user). It is not the "Default User" hive. Second, HKEY_CURRENT_USER (and HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT) ...
by code65536
Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:24 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Default user tweaks - Current or .Default?
Replies: 17
Views: 3688

The ".DEFAULT" hive is used for the logon screen. The "Default User" hive is just a regular user hive, except for one special property: when a new user's profile is first created, the "Default User" hive is copied over to the new user's profile. The "Current User" hive is just which ever user's hive...
by code65536
Tue Jul 21, 2009 2:26 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Microsoft Runtime Libraries 1.4.8 (32-bit)
Replies: 94
Views: 83601

For some of us non-coders but otherwise tech-savvy, could somebody explain why one would use this pack? What is a "runtime"? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Runtime_library Basically, every program(*) compiled with Microsoft's C, C++, or Visual Basic compiler is going to need a Microsoft runtime libra...
by code65536
Mon Jul 20, 2009 12:05 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Microsoft Runtime Libraries 1.4.8 (32-bit)
Replies: 94
Views: 83601

I already updated the VC9 runtimes to that version four months ago.
by code65536
Wed Jul 08, 2009 6:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are portable open-source apps legal?
Replies: 5
Views: 933

Each individual app can have its own license with varying levels of restrictiveness. For example, MIT and BSD licenses are generally a lot less restrictive than copyleft licenses like GPL. You should review each one, instead of assuming that it's all GPL (one common mistake is for people to equate G...
by code65536
Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:40 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Microsoft Runtime Libraries 1.4.8 (32-bit)
Replies: 94
Views: 83601

Updated.

VC8: 8.0.50727.4028


Original installers if you want the original install packages but don't want to sit through downloading 250MB of crap.
by code65536
Tue Jun 23, 2009 4:21 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: user_hidden....the NEW RyanVM?
Replies: 18
Views: 5306

the whole QFE vs GDR thing always confused the hell out of me Let's say that after RTM, there are 4 updated versions of a file: v0 - original v1 - adds a new public fix ("pub1") (something that appeared on WU, like a security fix) v2 - adds a new "private" fix ("priv1") v3 - adds a new "private" fi...
by code65536
Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:59 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] RyanVM Addons Pack 1.9.0 (Updated 2008-08-25)
Replies: 272
Views: 543531

keloo05 wrote:(I think the only thing that needs updating is HashTab)
Or replacing? ;)
by code65536
Mon Jun 15, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: Windows 2000 Professional
Topic: Windows 2000K and IE8
Replies: 5
Views: 3543

There have been a lot of new system APIs added in XP (and XP SP2) that are required for IE6 SP2+, so no, IE6 SP1 is the last version that can run on Win2K.

As for whether it would run on Win2000K, we'll find out more about that in about 1997991 years. :P
by code65536
Fri Jun 12, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: some news
Replies: 70
Views: 7681

Sorry about the Red Wings' loss tonight, Ryan (or whoever changed the default board scheme) (wait, you're a Pennsylvanian; shouldn't you be rooting for Pittsburgh instead?).
by code65536
Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there a hex value for "750Hz" in usbport.sys?
Replies: 8
Views: 1159

Are you sure about the "52 8A 02" part of the change? Because if you're editing what I think you are editing, that doesn't look very kosher... In any case, alur is right, it's a millisecond interval. The key is the "B0 04", which, if this change is being made where I think it's being made, correspon...
by code65536
Tue Jun 09, 2009 7:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win x86-32 Themes -> Win x86-64 Themes?
Replies: 8
Views: 1890

Okay, that should work, then.
by code65536
Sun Jun 07, 2009 3:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win x86-32 Themes -> Win x86-64 Themes?
Replies: 8
Views: 1890

A few extra notes to help you along: 0) Before you begin, you want to do a "sanity check" to make sure that the 64-bit "donor" file is compatible with the 32-bit file that you are trying to convert. To do this, open the files in PEBrowse and expand the "Sections" node on the left. Make sure that the...
by code65536
Sat Jun 06, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win x86-32 Themes -> Win x86-64 Themes?
Replies: 8
Views: 1890

Yes, there is a way. But first, a rant and a bit of background... The current form of Microsoft's PE file format (the format that EXEs, DLLs, etc. are in) was introduced in Win32/WinNT (Win16 had a different format; the Win32 was first introduced in WinNT; it was later ported from WinNT to "regular"...
by code65536
Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:54 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: [Tool] FontReg 2.1.3 - Font install and registration repair
Replies: 54
Views: 68144

Knowone wrote:somewhere during the rest of the set-up process
If by "rest of", you mean "after the fonts have been copied", then yes.
by code65536
Sun May 31, 2009 11:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What virtualization software do people use?
Replies: 36
Views: 3963

Kelsenellenelvian wrote:or someting else like Linux.
Actually, Linux runs quite well with VirtualBox, esp. since VB now supports OpenGL acceleration in the guest, so you can use the hardware-accelerated UI effects found in the newer Linuxes.
by code65536
Sat May 30, 2009 7:28 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Request] NFOpad 1.54
Replies: 16
Views: 5162

As an alternative, the modified version of Notepad2 has NFO support. And it's a great general-purpose editor to boot...
by code65536
Sat May 30, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What virtualization software do people use?
Replies: 36
Views: 3963

as opposed to Virtual PC's hour and a half (imagine how long Vista takes) To be fair to VPC, installing XP is fast if you are lucky enough to have a CPU that supports hw virt. VPC only does patchups if it can detect your guest OS (which means that VPC Additions must be installed and active) and it ...
by code65536
Sat May 30, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What virtualization software do people use?
Replies: 36
Views: 3963

What virtualization software do people use?

Out of curiosity, what virtualization software do people use? I've been a long-time Virtual PC user because it's free and because I primarily run MS guests on MS hosts, so I figured that I might as well use Microsoft's software. But the problem is that I don't have hardware-assisted virtualization, ...
by code65536
Thu May 28, 2009 7:48 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Kels' Runtimes v8.8
Replies: 922
Views: 371216

critical system files No, not really; these .ocx ActiveX controls are all but extinct (they were never really widely used back in the day, and now that they're a decade old, they are even less widely used); you'll be hard-pressed to find anything that still loads them. There is a reason I don't bot...
by code65536
Thu May 21, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Check This out!
Replies: 13
Views: 1745

ImgBurn, back when it was still DVD Decrypter, used to be image-only. But ever since it was reborn as ImgBurn, it can do anything. Images. DVD-Video. Plain old drag-and-drop data files. Even create audio CDs from individual tracks (though the option to do that is a bit buried). I use ImgBurn exclusi...
by code65536
Wed May 13, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20171010
Replies: 2611
Views: 878569

What is the purpose of the older versions of msxml4 that reside in the ASMS\40 directory? Same purpose as any other runtime library. If you never run an application that uses this version of msxml, then you'll never need it. But if you run an application that does need it, don't be surprised if tha...