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by crashfly
Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:26 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: How to create empty folders during setup?
Replies: 5
Views: 1770

Depending on where you want the directories, you might not even have to do that. If you use the $OEM$ directory, you can create the directories from that procedure during setup. This mainly works if you are creating directories on the system drive that the OS is being installed to. Something else to...
by crashfly
Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Integrator and SVCPACK Order
Replies: 4
Views: 1940

The issue specifically with Adobe Reader 9 was on RougeSpear's site. However, .net is not an issue, per se, with the modification on what files it does, the issue is that the .net runtime optimizations are done immediately after install causing tie ups with other installers in general. One also cann...
by crashfly
Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:29 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Integrator and SVCPACK Order
Replies: 4
Views: 1940

I have this recommendation for you, jfcarbel: If the addon does not "directly" modify important system components, then they should go first. Usually switchless installers of most programs fall into that category. Depending on how they were written, you will usually not notice any problems. In your ...
by crashfly
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:34 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [RELEASE] Boooggy's WMP 11 direct integration solution
Replies: 1084
Views: 358828

From what it looks like, you got an error because of another process blocking access to the file. Typically, this is antivirus or a disk optimization utility. You should disable any security software that might interfere with the integration *first*. Please note: Use of Comodo Antivirus & Defense+ c...
by crashfly
Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 523980

This update pack is actually compatible with both nLite *and* the Integrator.

I myself use nlite, only because I make a lot of other changes too. If you are *just* looking integration of updates (little to no customization), then use the Integrator.
by crashfly
Mon Feb 02, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: CTFMON.EXE requirement and dependencies?
Replies: 5
Views: 5689

The short answer is, yes and no. Now, to fill in the details. In general, no it is not required to have ctfmon running if you are not using the language bar. However, I have heard that removing it causes issues with MS Office installs in the way it deals with codepages, etc. Do realize I have not te...
by crashfly
Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Addons/Tools List for XP/2003 x64
Replies: 74
Views: 65853

I think this is either a "new" update or probably more like a "re-update". I have used the installer above and it still wanted me to update .net framework. Actually, both the 32 bit *and* 64 bit XPs with .net wanted an update.
by crashfly
Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: New versions of miscellaneous MS tools from the latest SDK
Replies: 10
Views: 3172

I think what he is referring to is putting in the path a location that has the newer executable *before* the path gets to the "older" one. Example > Original Path: PATH="%SystemRoot%\system32;%SystemRoot%;%SystemRoot%\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\Utilities\Uniextract;C:\Program Files\Utilities\Uni...
by crashfly
Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 523980

Since you did explain the process to me 5eraph, I redid my install CD and added the activex killbits patch to the runonce process. Since I am not going to remove the installers that are causing this problem, just "re-adding" the patch after the process fixes it as well. You have done a great job 5er...
by crashfly
Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Addons/Tools List for XP/2003 x64
Replies: 74
Views: 65853

Anyone feel like tackling the new cumulative update for .net framework on x64 ( KB951847 )? It actually needs to be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog site, but the downloads for x86-64 appear to be so "honking" big (well over 200mb). I am hoping someone would like to work on that update. ...
by crashfly
Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:23 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Update packs - simple question
Replies: 5
Views: 1877

Any number of people might say no, and then some might say yes. In general, it would depend on what you were trying to update. As a general rule, there are not any major problems. Most update pack creators (Ryan, 5eraph, etc) know enough to have their update packs compatible with both the Integrator...
by crashfly
Mon Jan 26, 2009 9:08 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Request] Microsoft Intellipoint 6.1 (XP-32bit)
Replies: 26
Views: 5185

I know that ricktendo64 has created a 'tutorial' for creating your own switchless installer for intellipoint and intellitype over on wincert. However, it appears those installers are for XP x86-32. Is there any chance someone might know how to create a switchless installer for XP x86-64 or at least ...
by crashfly
Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:11 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Guide] How to (cleanly) replace a Windows application
Replies: 9
Views: 9747

Re: [Guide] How to (cleanly) replace a Windows application

Why even bother leaving WFP on then? If you're truely a perfectionist, you wouldn't even have to use it.. And see, that would not necessarily be true. Code65536 himself might be a perfectionist, however a good majority of programs written for the Windows OS are not. WFP in addition to preventing no...
by crashfly
Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:54 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 523980

Well ... either the update KB956391 was not implemented correctly, or nlite just has no idea on how to integrate it properly. That update is the only one that still shows for my installation. I did remove the 'separate' update as it is supposed to already be in the update pack (as suggested by 5erap...
by crashfly
Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:00 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Hard Drive failure/recovery question | point me in right dir
Replies: 4
Views: 1729

Being that I work on copiers for a living, I have seen hard drives that also exhibit this problem. Typically though, they are because of the board on the HDD going bad due to overheating. Not surprisingly, quite a few of the "older" copiers have those smaller 20gb WD HDDs. If you can find a similar ...
by crashfly
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:54 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Info request on x86-64 7zip msi
Replies: 4
Views: 5276

Hmmm ... that looks to be for the actual program directory. I will have to test that. Do you know if there is a similar msi option for the shortcuts?
by crashfly
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to select "Print View" in this forrum
Replies: 7
Views: 1661

If you do not see that option, then this forum does not have it. Since I run a phpbb forum myself, print options like that are typically addins that one must *add* to the original install. And then, some of those addins only work with specific revision numbers. So it may be one of those things "if i...
by crashfly
Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:14 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Info request on x86-64 7zip msi
Replies: 4
Views: 5276

Meh .... I answered my own question. It took me a bit to get to it. I just ran the 7z464-x64.msi installer with the /? option. Here is what I got: Windows ® Installer. V 3.01.4000.3959 msiexec /Option <Required Parameter> [Optional Parameter] Install Options </package | /i> <Product.msi> Installs or...
by crashfly
Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:50 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Info request on x86-64 7zip msi
Replies: 4
Views: 5276

Info request on x86-64 7zip msi

I am trying to add some tools to my installation CD. Being that 7zip is an excellent archival program, I would like to silently install the installation. At 7zip's website, only an msi file is available for the x86-64 platform. Being I do not have the appropriate aynalization programs for the msi, c...
by crashfly
Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:46 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 523980

You would assume correctly. It was posted elsewhere in TranceEnergy's thread that the KB956391 update needs to be installed manually. Of course, if you have "other" ways around that, then I am all for it. Anyway, you were PM'ed the "Last Session.ini" file, so hopefully you can make sense out of it. ...
by crashfly
Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:10 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 523980

Well. Tested out and it appears to work without problems. Only KB956391 shows as needing updates, but then I have seen where that has to be installed manually and it is an IE7 update which is not covered by this update pack anyway. Keep up the great work 5eraph. I will probably redo my system this c...
by crashfly
Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:52 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Preset Services & Descriptions
Replies: 132
Views: 58998

Do realize, I *am* runnint XP x86-64, so I have not tried this. I found directly on their page, here:
Support for 64-bit guests on 32-bit host operating systems (experimental; see user manual, chapter 1.6, 64-bit guests, page 16).

FYI. So it can be made to work.
by crashfly
Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:51 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 523980

Yep, you are *AWESOME* 5eraph. You make having XP x86-64 so much easier. Much love to da man.

Edit: Going to test this out immediately. I will report back with results.
by crashfly
Tue Jan 13, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Preset Services & Descriptions
Replies: 132
Views: 58998

I do believe that virtual box has an "experimental" version that allows one to run a 64 bit OS in a 32 bit environment. I think it was mentioned somewhere that the install is much slower, but it supposedly does work.

Maybe that could help you out.
by crashfly
Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:33 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Addons/Tools List for XP/2003 x64
Replies: 74
Views: 65853

If you will read above, I would suggest downloading the addon and exacting the .net x64 installer from it. It would seem *that* installer was fixed, where as the stand alone installer appears to be the one with the error. As for install locations, I use the installer as the very last thing in svcpac...
by crashfly
Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which os to use?
Replies: 4
Views: 2288

I would agree on that. XP x86-64 is working quite well for myself. Newer hardware is being supported more and more. And honestly, if I can help it, I will never use that bloatware called vista. They took a perfectly good OS (XP) and added too much crap.
by crashfly
Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Preset Services & Descriptions
Replies: 132
Views: 58998

Can this addon be modified to work with XP x86-64? I had originally used this addon when I was running XP x86-32, and since upgrading my OS, I was hoping to get some of the original useful functionality back. Particularly, I am more interesting in just the descriptions. So if anyone has any ideas, I...
by crashfly
Sun Jan 11, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Addons/Tools List for XP/2003 x64
Replies: 74
Views: 65853

In looking a bit closer, appearantly the "Addon" was updated properly, but the download for the switchless installer was not. The switchless installer is the one with the error. Just an FYI for everyone until it is fixed.
by crashfly
Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:48 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Addons/Tools List for XP/2003 x64
Replies: 74
Views: 65853

Quite a bit late, but there appears to be an error with the netfx_x64.exe. In looking "inside" of it, there appears to be a problem with the .net 3.5 installer. Listed inside the "netfx35sp1x64" directory, there is an installer "vs_setup.msi", where as the 'install.cmd" file calls "netfx35sp1x64\Net...
by crashfly
Thu Jan 08, 2009 11:43 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Regarding Installation on x86-64
Replies: 8
Views: 3841

I like the idea. However I lack the knowledge of creating a switchless installer to do that. Being that Kel's Uber pack is already "inf" based, (and actually can be launched from the inf), what I would need to figure out is how to successfully create the "switchless" installer.
by crashfly
Thu Jan 08, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Regarding Installation on x86-64
Replies: 8
Views: 3841

One more thing on installing addons with nlite or the Integrator. Switchless installers I realize do their own thing at svcpack and runonce. Do the 32bit programs (and addons) also get added to the AMD64 folder, or will those 32bit files get put in I386? Specifically, what I would like to do is take...
by crashfly
Thu Jan 08, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Obsolete Beta] Driver32 Update Addon
Replies: 11
Views: 5990

I will retest without the IE6 update pack. I need to retest my setup anyway, being I put the wrong winnt.sif file in with the XP x86-64 (i used the one for XP x86-32). Therefore in retesting, I will add a couple of things, take out that addon and still see if it works. Should anything change, I will...
by crashfly
Thu Jan 08, 2009 5:31 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Obsolete Beta] Driver32 Update Addon
Replies: 11
Views: 5990

All appears to be normal with this addon. I used nlite 1.4.9.1. Answers: 1. Slipstreamed with SP2. 2. No unusual messages noticed. 3. The following files exist in I386: (* denotes uncompressed) wbdaplgin.ax_ wksproxy.ax_ wkstvtune.ax_ wkswdmcap.ax_ * wksxbar.ax wksxbar.ax_ wmsdvbnp.ax_ * wp2p.dll wp...
by crashfly
Thu Jan 08, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Regarding Installation on x86-64
Replies: 8
Views: 3841

The reason I had asked this, I have worked quite a bit with the XP x86-32 setup. In the x86-64 setup, I was verifying the changes since the guides out there do not explain that x86-64 has these changes. They "assume" that most everyone knows. Personally, I wish msfn would update their guide on the 6...
by crashfly
Thu Jan 08, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Regarding Installation on x86-64
Replies: 8
Views: 3841

Regarding Installation on x86-64

I have what I would call a problem. Being that I updated from an x86-32 to an x86-64 OS, a number of things have changed on the new installation setup routine. Since I am only now getting into slipstreaming my x86-64 media, I need to know where SVCPACK installations go. Under x86-32, it was I386\svc...
by crashfly
Sat Jan 03, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Integration issues
Replies: 6
Views: 2487

Just so you know, the 'Update pack' should always go first. The reason behind this, most any addons are typically based on the install having the "latest, greatest" updates. Being that you put four before the 'Update pack', most any if not all of the changes will be undone by the update. Besides, if...
by crashfly
Fri Jan 02, 2009 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upgrading to a Virtual Private Server
Replies: 58
Views: 14116

Jan 2, 2009 @ 11:59 (CST) Internal Server Error The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request. Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@ryanvm.net and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that ma...
by crashfly
Mon Dec 29, 2008 12:24 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: When To Use RunOnceEX vs SVCPACK
Replies: 7
Views: 2861

@RougeSpear - that is why I mentioned your .net installers. It would depend on whose were used. I know most of the .net installers out there require a reboot before they are "properly" recognized. Especially when those .net installers are AIO (all-in-one). Now I do know that Onepience as a .net v1.1...
by crashfly
Sun Dec 28, 2008 6:55 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: When To Use RunOnceEX vs SVCPACK
Replies: 7
Views: 2861

It really depends on whose addon you use and how it "gets installed". The reason I say this, RougeSpear has some .net installers, however depending on which one you use is to if they are installed properly. Therefore, his .net 3.5 installer has to be installed at RunOnceEx. To break it down, if an i...
by crashfly
Sun Dec 14, 2008 3:26 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Post XP SP2 or Post XP SP3
Replies: 6
Views: 2313

Normally for that to happen, you must own an "enterprise" license. Companies do, and therefore can get actual CDs with the latest service pack pre-integrated. The closest to pre-integrated that the average consumer can get is to download the latest full service pack. Then the average consumer must i...
by crashfly
Sat Dec 13, 2008 10:33 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: explorer2
Replies: 11
Views: 2641

Yes there is. There are some "command line tools" that take and hide the console. Most notable would be cmdow, however some antivirus consider it a trojan/hack tool and therefore not allow its usage. More recently, n7epsilon has created one here that does the same thing and is not flagged as "bad". ...
by crashfly
Tue Dec 09, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: explorer2
Replies: 11
Views: 2641

If you are using Vista, your problem might be a EAC issue. Maybe it is not allowing a "silent" registry addition via a program (therefore not showing a EAC prompt)?

If it is not Vista, then I am at a loss for your problem.
by crashfly
Tue Dec 09, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: explorer2
Replies: 11
Views: 2641

Further investigation on what you posted, you never mentioned what it was you were using to make the silent installer. Second, without knowing what you are using, I think the problem lies in that you have the "Setup=" line specified twice. I think that should be specified only once. To make it work ...
by crashfly
Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: explorer2
Replies: 11
Views: 2641

This line: Setup=regedit.exe /s My license.reg needs to look like this: Setup=regedit.exe /s "My license.reg" If you will notice the quotes, assuming your registration has a space in the filename, quotes need to be used to properly read the file. Otherwise, regedit may assume you might have two file...
by crashfly
Sun Dec 07, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: [Help] KB918005 "EnIdleEndPointSupport" and "
Replies: 9
Views: 2479

If this is a USB setting, would it not be in the USB device files?
by crashfly
Sat Dec 06, 2008 1:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting less download speed than i normally get
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

And newsposter, you would be wrong. MTU adjustment is still as applicable to day as it was back then. Yes, you can increase the load on your router if it is too far out of line, however, an appropriately set MTU can give small increases in speed. Albeit, they are not "huge" differences yet speeds ca...
by crashfly
Sat Dec 06, 2008 3:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting less download speed than i normally get
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

Something else you should try doing. Have you reset your cablemodem/DSL modem? Sometimes if the ISP makes changes to the connection, and your broadband modem fails to pick those changes up, it can make things much slower. I myself finally figured that out over the past week. Lesson learned. Reset DS...
by crashfly
Thu Dec 04, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting less download speed than i normally get
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

Typically, if you are running DSL, an MTU of 1492 is recommended. However, in all seriousness, it really just depends on your internet connection. There are some programs/websites that will help you determine what the best MTU are. As I just set mine on my router, I unfortunately cannot remember whi...
by crashfly
Thu Dec 04, 2008 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting less download speed than i normally get
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

You might try tweaking your MTU. If they (the ISP) modified the MTU, then you could be seeing a reduction in speed as a result of fragmentation. Or, maybe the ISP just did something to slow it down. It is kind of an 'iffy' proposition, and home users very rarely get the rated speeds they pay for.
by crashfly
Wed Dec 03, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting less download speed than i normally get
Replies: 10
Views: 1891

What they are showing you is on there servers and it is "all data" going through it. What this could mean is there is more overhead on your connection now, or someone else is "sharing" the connection per se with yours. It may mean that that 'supposed' upgrade did nothing for your speed. It may mean ...