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by PsiMoon314
Sat May 17, 2008 9:12 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Windows XP SP3 RTM - FAQ
Replies: 72
Views: 22350

Hi,
TechnoHunter wrote:.

ANY ideas on how to fix this problem will be much appreciated

TechnoHunter
Are you slipstreaming SP3 on Window XP or Windows Vista?

Apparently slipstreaming on Windows Vista may cause problems and Windows XP is recommended.

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Tue May 13, 2008 4:49 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: SP3 and IE7
Replies: 93
Views: 21229

Hi, I have tried this same test myself, installing SP3, then IE7 post install from the standard MS IE7 installer. All of my testing is done on Windows XP Home OEM, as this is what most users have installed on their PC's ;) KB947864 (fresh download direct from MS) does install on SP3 and is listed in...
by PsiMoon314
Sun May 11, 2008 11:15 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Windows XP SP3 RTM - FAQ
Replies: 72
Views: 22350

Hi CrashFly, I think what you want is reference material on appropriately building an 'unattended' install CD. Try this sister site with the link pointing to information on the winnt.sif. If that is not enough for you, the other articles can help you properly set up an unattended CD. Nope :) I have ...
by PsiMoon314
Sun May 11, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Windows XP SP3 RTM - FAQ
Replies: 72
Views: 22350

Hi, Was this an attended or unattended install? I have tried activating this SP3 feature via an unattended install but every time I am force to enter a product key. Does anyone know what you enter into the WINNT.SIF to allow an unattended install of SP3 without entering a product key? Kind Regards S...
by PsiMoon314
Sun May 11, 2008 7:13 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Windows XP SP3 RTM - FAQ
Replies: 72
Views: 22350

Hi, On OEM PC's (HP's ect) there is a documented cause for some of the SP3 reboot issues, which has been documented here: http://msinfluentials.com/blogs/jesper/archive/2008/05/08/does-your-amd-based-computer-boot-after-installing-xp-sp3.aspx To quote from the article: The problem is that HP, and po...
by PsiMoon314
Thu May 08, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: XP and IE6 / IE7 Issues (from MS IE Team Blog)
Replies: 5
Views: 1645

Hi, I guess you have not seen than many broken IE7 installations or post install issues later on that require an IE7 reinstall ;) You can use the stand-alone installer to fix IE7 issues but occasionally an uninstall and reinstall is the only way to fix a problem. Frankly I think for compatibility sa...
by PsiMoon314
Thu May 08, 2008 6:27 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: XP SP3 on MU site..
Replies: 5
Views: 1929

Hi,

Any sign of SP3 compatible IE7 updates (or any other SP3 compatible updates for that matter) on WU / MU?

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Thu May 08, 2008 6:25 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: XP and IE6 / IE7 Issues (from MS IE Team Blog)
Replies: 5
Views: 1645

XP and IE6 / IE7 Issues (from MS IE Team Blog)

Hi, There is a new article on the MS IE Team Blog regarding SP3 / IE7 issues here: http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2008/05/05/ie-and-xpsp3.aspx The article describes the IE6 / IE7 interaction with SP3 and is well worth reading. The upshot of the article is the following quote: If you install IE7 af...
by PsiMoon314
Fri Apr 25, 2008 4:19 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Windows XP SP3 RTM Confirmed on April 29, 2008 Not Confirmed
Replies: 165
Views: 39959

Hi, As one poster mentioned this has me wondering whether SP3 has all the updates required for IE7 just not IE7 itself? Or is Red correct in that WU/MU doesn't look at anything past SP2? Of course if that were the case no critical updates would show up but some do immediately after a fresh install. ...
by PsiMoon314
Sun Mar 09, 2008 11:05 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: OEM disk question
Replies: 4
Views: 1484

Hi, From experience I can tell you that a generic XP OEM install CD (usually XP Home) will work on just about every OEM PC out there. Generally online activation does work, but you may have to activate via phone rather than online for some systems. If needed then phone activation always seems to wor...
by PsiMoon314
Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:09 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: IE Icon Missing In Desktop Tab in Display Properties
Replies: 20
Views: 3997

Hi, I have worked on a alternative registry hack which might work: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Internet Explorer] "Bitmap"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\ 00,25,00,5c,00,7...
by PsiMoon314
Wed Jan 23, 2008 5:29 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: IE Icon Missing In Desktop Tab in Display Properties
Replies: 20
Views: 3997

Hi, OK, I see what the problem is. There are two possible registry entries that can be changed depending on your setup - ClassicStartMenu or NewStartPanel. Ticking the Show IE box in the folder options only changes NewStartPanel from 1 to 0. Al Is there anyway I can add both IE options to this tick ...
by PsiMoon314
Thu Jan 17, 2008 12:12 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: IE Icon Missing In Desktop Tab in Display Properties
Replies: 20
Views: 3997

Hi, Doesn''t work for me. I see the new check box in the folder options, but that's about all.. I do have the update that removed the IE entry from the desktop settings . Did you try ticking and unticking the option to see what happens? Generally a refresh of the desktop might make the icon show up ...
by PsiMoon314
Mon Jan 14, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: IE Icon Missing In Desktop Tab in Display Properties
Replies: 20
Views: 3997

Hi, I came up with the following registry work-around which adds an option to enable and disable the Internet Explorer Desktop Icon via: Control Panel -> Folder Options -> View Tab. The first part of the .REG file below adds an option "Show Internet Explorer icon on the desktop" as a Tick option: Wi...
by PsiMoon314
Fri Dec 28, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Wher can i find the other Windows Patches ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3767

Hi, Yes, once all of this is installed, just update go through Windows Update with the IE Proxy setting to Privoxy and you'll be able to get the URL for the file download from the Privoxy log Even simpler is to look in the %SystemRoot%\WindowsUpdate.log file to see what was downloaded and the URL's ...
by PsiMoon314
Wed Nov 28, 2007 7:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications (KB905474) on WU/MU?
Replies: 2
Views: 1171

Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications (KB905474) on WU/MU?

Hi Guys, I am updating a new install of Windows XP Professional SP2 today and I have noticed that WGAN is now available again on MU. I have not seen WGAN for download on MU for some time. Has anyone else noticed it's re-apearance or am I just lucky? ;) The direct download for this version is here . ...
by PsiMoon314
Thu Nov 22, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Onepiece IE7-8 XP/2003 Addon Maker
Replies: 554
Views: 278041

Hi, The "Missing IE" option on the Desktop Items dialog is apparently caused by: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS07-061.mspx which is KB943460 for XP SP2. I am not able to locate a fix for this issue at the moment. I could speculate that this is perhaps a "hang over" from Window...
by PsiMoon314
Sun Sep 16, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Internet Explorer 7 English w/Updates (v2.0.4a)
Replies: 926
Views: 340103

HI, I am getting the same issues that gabriel_ro reported however I am integrating the following packs in this order on Windows XP Home SP2: RVMUpdatePack2.1.11 RUPUpdates-2.1.11.13-Addon NR_IE7en_Addon_1.0.6b WScript57-1.0.0-Addon.7z wmp11slips0.85i.exe (via built-in integrator) Driverpacks (all of...
by PsiMoon314
Sun Sep 02, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Ceases AutoPatcher Project: future of RyanVM pack?
Replies: 74
Views: 20874

Hi, This is interesting, here is a new release from MS called Microsoft Office Hotfix Installer which is described thusly: ... a software program designed to help administrators deploy update files within their organizations. OHotFix works by reading a series of deployment instructions contained in ...
by PsiMoon314
Sat Sep 01, 2007 4:09 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Ceases AutoPatcher Project: future of RyanVM pack?
Replies: 74
Views: 20874

Hi, If it helps any then there is a project here: http://www.heise-security.co.uk/articles/80682/3 called "Offline Updates" which downloads and parses WSUSSCAN.CAB and uses this to download hotfixes for offline installation. This covers Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 2003 in many languages. It...
by PsiMoon314
Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:15 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Ceases AutoPatcher Project: future of RyanVM pack?
Replies: 74
Views: 20874

Hi, @GreenMachine Geeez, I guess the Original XP CD Creation Utility has really gone under the radar lately. I did not continue with the automatic downloading of hotfixes as I had no desire to regularly update the download list, let alone provide all the localized version links. I felt like THe Litt...
by PsiMoon314
Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:35 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Ceases AutoPatcher Project: future of RyanVM pack?
Replies: 74
Views: 20874

Hi. @signet If microsoft tries to shut us down... it will never completley happen. Just as n7 said... if it's an issue with having the files being downloaded from a site other than microsoft... then we'll just script something that downloads them from microsoft and builds the updatepack. It wouldn't...
by PsiMoon314
Thu Aug 30, 2007 12:59 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Ceases AutoPatcher Project: future of RyanVM pack?
Replies: 74
Views: 20874

Hi, It looks as if Raptor at least is keen to keep AP going. Based on the comments to the news article on Autopatcher.com they will retool the project to avoid the issues with distributing MS's hotfixes and patches. Hopefully they will provide direct download links to all of the patches and get folk...
by PsiMoon314
Wed Aug 29, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Ceases AutoPatcher Project: future of RyanVM pack?
Replies: 74
Views: 20874

Hi, I disagree. The packs available here are really 'discrete' files, nothing that isn't available anywhere else on the net on those 'find my file' web sites. Autopatcher was re-distro-ing MSTP patches whole. MSFT had no way of QA-ing those files in terms of digital sigs, etc, etc. This is why a pro...
by PsiMoon314
Wed Aug 29, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Microsoft Ceases AutoPatcher Project: future of RyanVM pack?
Replies: 74
Views: 20874

Hi Guys, I have to have to say it but if AP is being canned buy MS for redistributing *intact* and *unaltered* hotfixes and patches then I don''t give much for the RVM pack (or any similar ones) continuing for much longer. Re-engineering the patches into a pack which can be slipstreamed into a base ...
by PsiMoon314
Tue Apr 17, 2007 5:54 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: A question regarding KB896256 and Boot.ini
Replies: 25
Views: 5092

Hi

Would it be as simple as using the %NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS% environment variable?

On my dual-core AMD X2 PC this is set to 2 (strangely enough).

My apologies if I am being way to simplistic here :)

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Tue Oct 17, 2006 4:21 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Annoying WGA
Replies: 12
Views: 3787

Hi,

Does anyone have the WGA Notification Tool .exe download (or a link to the same) which contains the more recent LegitCheckControl.dll file (v1.5.708.0)?

I am assuming that this is a Windows XP update however :wink:

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Wed May 31, 2006 3:58 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows XP SP2
Replies: 1215
Views: 190259

Hi,

An updated version of KB905474 (WGA Notification Tool) is now being sent out via AU.

My PC picked it up this morning however it appears that is may have been released a few days ago.

The direct download can be found here.

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Tue May 23, 2006 2:13 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows XP SP2
Replies: 1215
Views: 190259

@Yingkit2005, You don't need KB917425 unless you are experiencing issues with the ActiveX changes introduced in MS06-013 (KB912812) As per the KB917425 article: This compatibility patch can only be installed on systems that are running the Internet Explorer April Cumulative Update (KB912812). If you...
by PsiMoon314
Mon May 15, 2006 11:10 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.6 - Released May 14, 2006
Replies: 64
Views: 16392

Hi, Personally I have found that KB892130 is still required even when you have the WGA Notification thingy (KB905474) installed. Well, Windows Update says that you need it even when you have everything else installed including KB905474 but have not installed KB892130 deliberately as a test. If I rem...
by PsiMoon314
Wed Apr 12, 2006 11:35 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows XP SP2
Replies: 1215
Views: 190259

Hi Ryan,

Just curious as to which Hotfix you saw the typo in?

Is this a common issue with MS Hotfixes? Have you come across any other issues with them which might cause problems?

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Tue Mar 14, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: KB912945 Problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1594

Hi Ryan, Cool, sorry to repeat problem reports on your message board. I have only just come across this issue myself so I was not aware of how far or widespread the issues might be. I thought of your update pack and assumed that you might need to register this .DLL or that it might cause issues. It ...
by PsiMoon314
Tue Mar 14, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: KB912945 Problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1594

Watch out for KB912945 Issues

Hi Guys, Just in case you were not aware, there seem to be "issues" with the MSHTML.DLL included with the 912945 hotfix. According to DjLizard @ http://djlizard.net/2006/03/14/139 , there are issues with Registration as follows: "There is a bug in its DllRegisterServer or DllInstallServer which caus...
by PsiMoon314
Mon Oct 17, 2005 2:14 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows XP SP2
Replies: 1215
Views: 190259

@RyanVM,

Re: KB890463

I seem to have this fix even though I can't immediatly remember what it is for! :rolleyes:

Shout if you still need it.

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Wed Sep 07, 2005 6:49 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: For ones want Microsoft Update integrated
Replies: 17
Views: 3294

Replace WU with MU in IE Tools Menu?

Hi Ryan, Good luck with that. I can tell that both nuhi and I have tried unsuccesfully to get Tools...Windows Update to default to MU. I think MS plans to move everything to MU anyway eventually, though. That'll make life easier Would it be possible to add a new menu item to the Tools menu in IE for...
by PsiMoon314
Wed Aug 31, 2005 4:08 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: java + .NET +adobe installer completely silent
Replies: 4
Views: 2254

Hi All, Out of interest, how difficult would it be to modify the switchless installers to copy their relevent .MSI or other installable files to their installation folders? The reason I ask is that on occations you may need say the .MSI installer for Acrobat Reader to do a repair installation. I kno...
by PsiMoon314
Thu Jul 21, 2005 4:29 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Where's the next version?
Replies: 375
Views: 120751

Hi RyanVM, I've got a few CAT files which I can probably remove, since I'm apparently 6 over right now (at 158). It's a temporary solution, though. Maybe I'm going to have to get more selective as to what fixes I add To be honest when I went through the fixes on MSKB some of them seem dubious or les...
by PsiMoon314
Fri May 13, 2005 2:22 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 1.2.2 - Released May 12, 2005
Replies: 102
Views: 26691

Hi Ryan,

I've tested the Full 1.2.2 update pack on Windows XP Home OEM (UK Release) and so far no problems have been seen.

This was tested on a real PC, not a virtual one and QFECheck reports all hotfixes are installed.

Hope this helps.

Kind Regards

Simon
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by PsiMoon314
Sat Apr 23, 2005 7:19 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: used latest upgrade pack(1.2.1) xp home. sfc problem
Replies: 9
Views: 2029

Hi,

Which updates don't have their .CAT files?

I have been using the latest 1.2.1 update with XP Home and I have not seen any SFC warnings so far ...

Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:38 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows XP SP2
Replies: 1215
Views: 190259

Hi Ryan,

It's Arrived. Please seem your PM :)

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Wed Apr 20, 2005 3:47 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows XP SP2
Replies: 1215
Views: 190259

Hi Ryan,

I have requested it for you. I am sure others have as well.

Not sure that this fix looks to be the most useful one which MS has ever releaed though :)

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Wed Apr 13, 2005 5:48 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows XP SP2
Replies: 1215
Views: 190259

Hi Ryan,

Sounds good :)

I would hope that MS would test something as important as an update for WIN32K.SYS before releasing it as part of a public hotfix.

Based on what you have seen, do you intend to include this updated WIN32K.SYS in the next release of the update pack?

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Tue Apr 12, 2005 6:27 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows XP SP2
Replies: 1215
Views: 190259

Hi Ryan, If it helps any, I have installed the relevent updates here on Windows XP Professional and I have confirmed the new WIN32K.SYS is version 5.1.2600.2622. I have checked Ad-Aware 1.05 SE Personal and Ad-Aware 1.05 SE Professional and neither of them are showing any issues or problems at the m...
by PsiMoon314
Thu Mar 10, 2005 9:37 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 1.2 - Released February 22, 2005
Replies: 87
Views: 19580

Hi Ryan,

Thanks for the confirmation.

If you need any help with the upcoming 1.2.1 beta testing, please let me know! :D

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Wed Mar 09, 2005 10:35 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 1.2 - Released February 22, 2005
Replies: 87
Views: 19580

Hi Ryan, Earlier in this thread mention is made of KB 867282 and the need for additional registry entries for this hotfix: [KB867282.DelReg] HKCR,"CLSID\{ffdc1a80-d527-11d0-a32c-34af06c10000}" HKLM,"Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\AllowedDragProtocols\1","*" [KB867282.Add...
by PsiMoon314
Mon Feb 28, 2005 9:38 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: WMP9 Hotfix Removal - Breaks WMP10 Integration
Replies: 14
Views: 3464

Hi keytotime :D

WIth your method, how much (if any) of the WMP 10 functionality is missing?

Are all of the features included?

Kind Regards

Simon
by PsiMoon314
Wed Feb 23, 2005 4:53 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 1.2 - Released February 22, 2005
Replies: 87
Views: 19580

Edit : Removed by Author.
by PsiMoon314
Wed Feb 23, 2005 4:35 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 1.2 - Released February 22, 2005
Replies: 87
Views: 19580

Hi Guys, 887742 has just been downloaded and installed here automatically via Windows Update. This PC doesn't have the Pack included but was previously fully updated via WU last week for Patch Day. It now shows 0 critical or other patches required on WU. I suspect that 887742 may have been released ...
by PsiMoon314
Fri Jan 21, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Combine driver cabs?
Replies: 18
Views: 4068

Hi RyanVM, Thanks :-) I voted Yes. I will have to bow down to your superior wisdom and experience on these issues :wink: I know from many years of Software QA (formal Software Testing) that when people say "Oh, it won't change anything" that often means the exact opposite :D As a for instance, I kno...
by PsiMoon314
Fri Jan 21, 2005 8:33 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Combine driver cabs?
Replies: 18
Views: 4068

Hi RyanVM, Can you forsee any OS or third-party compatibility issues from combining these cab files as you describe? As a system builder I try to keep the installed OS's I ship as close to "vanilla" as possible to avoid compatibility issues within the OS or with any software the customer might wish ...