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by crashfly
Tue Feb 09, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Unattended mode install-CD winnt.sif Expert Question (Win-XP
Replies: 6
Views: 5696

If you want a "complete" reference to these answers, you might want to try here:
winnt.sif Reference
$OEM$ Distribution Folders

The above links also have more information for XP setups if you need it.
by crashfly
Fri Jan 22, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: using windows post installer
Replies: 5
Views: 1837

Re: using windows post installer

and also a question regarding winrar files that have the cracks etc in them, can windows post installer add these as well?? any advice most appreciated While you may think your question is justified here, this forum *DOES NOT* support or condone the use of "cracks" to get around paying for a progra...
by crashfly
Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:25 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Switchless] Kels x64 CPL PacK v3.4
Replies: 45
Views: 29057

You know, I am glad 5eraph found that info for you Kel. I did not notice that most of those programs installed in the control panel as "32-bit". After reinstalling the new version, that seems to have rectified the problem on Win7 now. Keep up the great work!
by crashfly
Thu Dec 17, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: InfraRecorder, ImgBurn, and CDBurnerXP on same machine?
Replies: 3
Views: 1627

Yes. All of those can exist on the same machine. Each is independent of any other dependencies and work well on their own.

As a side note, I prefer CDBurnerXP as it has what I consider a more 'professional' looking interface.
by crashfly
Tue Dec 08, 2009 1:07 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Error Message..
Replies: 10
Views: 3876

Oh..sorry bout that printscreen thing.. :shock: im using nlite to slipstream xable latest update pack+onepiece IE8+boogy WMP11 slipstreamer+ DotNetFx_All_In_1_Addon_v2.4.7z n definitly XPSP3.. is this usual prob or wat? how can i fix it? or wrong slipstream technique? Sorry again for my broken EN.....
by crashfly
Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Renumber files" batch command possible?
Replies: 13
Views: 1838

Ok .... now that you accomplished almost the impossible, can you turn my Windows computer into a star ship now 5eraph? :wink:
by crashfly
Thu Nov 26, 2009 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1119

Yes. I am thankful for this site for beginning my ways into OS slipstreaming. I am also thankful that I can continue to contribute back to the community.

Thank you RyanVM.
by crashfly
Wed Nov 25, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Icons not displaying on some large executables?
Replies: 8
Views: 1932

marzsyndrome wrote:Actually, speaking of which - can anyone confirm if the same problem occurs under 7?
If it helps you any, I can also confirm that this problem does not occur under Win7 x64. The 'install.exe' file you mentioned (587,296kb) does have its icon show up properly on the "Starcraft" CD.
by crashfly
Sat Nov 21, 2009 12:35 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Switchless] Kels x64 CPL PacK v3.4
Replies: 45
Views: 29057

Kelsenellenelvian wrote:Total rebuild!

Tested on WinXPx64, Win7 x64!!!
Now see here, *THAT* is what I like about you Kelsenellenelvian! You DA MAN! 8)
by crashfly
Sun Nov 08, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: an update pack for win7 yet?
Replies: 8
Views: 2018

There will eventually be a Windows 7/Vista Integrator. Its site is at http://future.siginetsoftware.com/ . It is still being worked on though. Nothing "official" to test yet. However if there are any programmers that might want to help develop the program, you are welcome to join up. (There are only...
by crashfly
Sat Nov 07, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this possible
Replies: 3
Views: 647

Possible, but not "overly" likely. There are configurations were someone has created a kind of utility CD that would boot windows xp off of a CD drive, but as for adding the logmein software to it, I do not know if that can be done. Ultimate Boot CD for Windows That site can get you started. I have ...
by crashfly
Sun Oct 18, 2009 3:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What does the :rolleyes: smiley mean to you?
Replies: 17
Views: 3524

I see a "rolling of the eyes" more as the person does not care about the comment made or something more on the lines of "I really do not care." It *can* be used to display sarcasm, but really, it depends on the context the 'eye rolling' is shown with.
by crashfly
Wed Sep 30, 2009 5:53 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: dotNET Framework Unattended
Replies: 2
Views: 6165

You might start here: http://www.ryanvm.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=77935#77935 as someone has already done the work for you.
by crashfly
Wed Sep 30, 2009 5:46 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Unattended Installs for Novices
Replies: 1
Views: 1493

A good place to start at would be: http://unattended.msfn.org/unattended.xp/ . It will explain much of what an "unattended" installation is all about. Most of what 'other' programs do is use the actual XP installation process to it's full potential. RunOnce and RunOnceEx are both just another part o...
by crashfly
Sun Sep 27, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [?] Automatically shutdown your router
Replies: 16
Views: 2521

Is there are anyway or let's say any HACK that I can do to get such this thing? What if I upgrade my router firmware with DD-WRT and start to find anyway that give the router the option to go to standby mode as DD-WRT is Linux Base OS. As I said before, there is no such thing. To get a router to 's...
by crashfly
Sun Sep 20, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [?] Automatically shutdown your router
Replies: 16
Views: 2521

Believe it or not, that is not possible with today's home networking equipment. If it is possible, I have not heard about it, plus you would probably pay out the nose for a feature like that. I have a Linksys WRT600n that runs custom firmware from over at www.dd-wrt.com . It is based off of a linux ...
by crashfly
Sun Sep 20, 2009 4:19 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Switchless] Kels x64 CPL PacK v3.4
Replies: 45
Views: 29057

Hmmm ... do you think this might work under Win 7? I have since moved away from XP x64, but will still like to try it out, I just do not want certain programs (like tweakui) messing up more than it should.
by crashfly
Fri Sep 18, 2009 4:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: aspi on XP SP3?
Replies: 4
Views: 974

The requirement of ASPI is only necessary for those programs who can utilize it and cannot use the WIN NT/2000/XP access calls. Therefore a proper answer would be: only if a program requires it. As a side note, depending on how the program was written, there is sometimes better performance using ASP...
by crashfly
Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: fixing windows XP SP3's system restore
Replies: 3
Views: 2143

To determine what you have, you should go to system properties. (Hit <WIN>+<Pause/Break>.) Give it a few moments, and then it should tell you what service pack you have installed. Then follow the above directions using the proper service pack.
by crashfly
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Install/Change HKEY_USERS Profiles
Replies: 4
Views: 853

Then as the user who is currently "using" the computer, the specific SID is mapped to HKEY_CURRENT_USER. Therefore you would not have to change anyone else's profile. If you want to change someones profile who is not currently logged in, that is more complicated and I would suggest you look into yum...
by crashfly
Thu Aug 27, 2009 2:13 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Identifying the CDROM drive letter - two methods?
Replies: 17
Views: 9549

Re: This has worked for me by itself

SET CDROM=%~d0 I Have been using that command with my batch scripts for a while, so far it works without even setting cWnd /hide @ (usually throws up a "is not recognized as an internal or external command) SetLocal enableextensions Am i missing something? Is it necessary in runonce or cmdlines.txt...
by crashfly
Wed Aug 05, 2009 12:22 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Identifying the CDROM drive letter - two methods?
Replies: 17
Views: 9549

1. The code for the first method posted in the first post is incomplete; read description at the link in the second post. Not really incomplete. The link specifies "requiring" the command 'Endlocal', but it is not required. All you are doing is turning on the 'extensions', but when the batch file e...
by crashfly
Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:43 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Identifying the CDROM drive letter - two methods?
Replies: 17
Views: 9549

For notes on the "first" method, it works by taking the drive letter of the script where it is run from. So "technically" you can make the script think the cdrom drive is *any* drive by running the script on *that* drive. Enabling the 'local extensions' just allows for the variable string manipulati...
by crashfly
Fri Jul 31, 2009 5:09 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Kels' Runtimes v8.8
Replies: 922
Views: 452227

lsrkin wrote:Can this pack be used in Windows 7 x64? Or it's supposed to work in XP only?
And what is worse, these addons are not entirely x86-64 compatible.
by crashfly
Sun Jul 26, 2009 5:24 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Default user tweaks - Current or .Default?
Replies: 17
Views: 5695

Honestly, I could not tell you how windows would interpret those tweaks. That would be something to test and try out. However, from my 'limited' knowledge on this, I believe you could set the tweaks for the administrator. Yet the nature of the limited account should automatically keep those super-hi...
by crashfly
Sun Jul 26, 2009 12:43 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Default user tweaks - Current or .Default?
Replies: 17
Views: 5695

Hello folks, Thanks for the clear explanation! Let me summarize with a question: 1. During Installation: The Current User hive is used. Registry keys for this hive get imported here. At the end of the installation (GUI part), whatever is here gets written into the .Default hive subsequently serving...
by crashfly
Sat Jul 25, 2009 2:18 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Default user tweaks - Current or .Default?
Replies: 17
Views: 5695

Set it to the "Current User" hive as *that* will be redirected to the "Default User" hive --during-- setup. After setup is completed, the 'first' user that gets logged in will set the "Current User" hive.
by crashfly
Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:19 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release]exFat file system suppert for XP
Replies: 10
Views: 5542

I think the problem is not necessarily that XP cannot access fat32 larger than 32gb. The problem is that you cannot directly *format* a fat32 partition larger than 32gb. I am using the standard driver on Windows XP, and I have two partitions that are approximately 70gb using fat32. The partitions we...
by crashfly
Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: next update pack release?
Replies: 5
Views: 2526

newsposter wrote:Well, it was either that or I fix him up with the ex-wife.

I think the red ants would be a better choice.....
Oh BURN™.
by crashfly
Tue Jul 07, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: some news
Replies: 70
Views: 12051

thats what I did. and I threw it. in the panel the chanel couldnt be changed. Meh, I know this is not the place for DD-WRT support, but I post over on their forums frequently. You might try a more recent build as they are doing quite well on the recent 'beta' versions. Just do not use v24sp1 or pre...
by crashfly
Tue Jul 07, 2009 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: some news
Replies: 70
Views: 12051

You could always try and see if you can get new firmware on it (such as DD-WRT). That might give you a distraction (assuming the router is supported).
by crashfly
Mon Jul 06, 2009 1:00 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] AddOnInstaller SendTo AddOn v1.0
Replies: 6
Views: 3566

If you would read correctly, what is listed is a silent installer. Which usually means it can be run at any time, even after a normal install is done.
by crashfly
Tue Jun 23, 2009 5:20 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: user_hidden....the NEW RyanVM?
Replies: 18
Views: 6618

Great explanation code65536. I think even I understood that. :wink:
by crashfly
Sat Jun 13, 2009 11:20 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Siginet's MultiTheme AddonsPack v2.1
Replies: 79
Views: 82645

If you do make it into a silent installer, you might have to specify that the user use there own method of a Uxtheme patch. On already running systems, that is left to the user. On an Windows setup type install, one should just "pre-apply" a patch (such as Zacam's or even just using nlite). That wou...
by crashfly
Sat Jun 13, 2009 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: {RESOLVED}Auto start with a reg entry
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] "NvEvolution"="\"C:\Windows\\nvidiaEvoEngine.exe"" To further help you on this one, you are missing a couple of backslashes (\) on your path. It should be "\"C:\ \ Windows\\nvidiaEvoEngine.exe \ ...
by crashfly
Thu Jun 11, 2009 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [SOLVED] Trouble with video cards.
Replies: 6
Views: 1402

Something you might want to try is doing a system rebuild on your OS. I had a friend of mine try something similar (upgrading his video). After the new card was put in, XP started just acting plain squirrelly. After reinstalling the OS, everything seemed to work fine. So it could just be XP not deal...
by crashfly
Wed Jun 10, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Siginet's MultiTheme AddonsPack v2.1
Replies: 79
Views: 82645

Siginet, I have found that if you remove the ".x86" from your "SourceDisksNames" in the inf files, these themes will be installable on an x86-64 system (using the infs). I am not sure on the addon directly for a 64 bit source yet, but the themes do work. Now, only if I could get you to consider maki...
by crashfly
Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win x86-32 Themes -> Win x86-64 Themes?
Replies: 8
Views: 2578

Surprising enough 5eraph, the only thing that I needed to do was remove the ".x86" off of "SourceDisksNames". Now the themes install just fine on an x86-64 system. I guess I just need to get Siginet to stop with the ".x86" now (on his themes). :D Also, I had already considered your tutorial on inf f...
by crashfly
Wed Jun 10, 2009 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win x86-32 Themes -> Win x86-64 Themes?
Replies: 8
Views: 2578

How is that for irony? Investigating some of themes already established on my computer, I have come to the conclusion that the "type" of dll used for themes are irrelevant. I selected an already installed theme on an x86-32 computer. I checked and verified that both the .theme file and the .dll file...
by crashfly
Tue Jun 09, 2009 1:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win x86-32 Themes -> Win x86-64 Themes?
Replies: 8
Views: 2578

Well .... you know code 65536, I have been looking at those resource dlls and it appears more complicated than I thought it would be. On the flip side though, I found a program that may be able to "remove" those resources, and then "load" them into another file. It appearantly reads both 32 and 64 b...
by crashfly
Tue Jun 09, 2009 1:17 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Noob questions... just trying to learn
Replies: 11
Views: 3215

Yes there are reasons to not update to SP3. However, most of those reasons tend to be pointless this late in the game. The more meaningful reasons are compatibility with certain hardware that gets broken with SP3. It should not happen often, but people have reported it. If I remember correctly, it w...
by crashfly
Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:17 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Release] Internet Explorer 8 x64 Addon v2017-06_1
Replies: 134
Views: 92013

Don't worry about that RickSteele, us "noncoders" (or at least semi partial coders) are here to volunteer. Since using an x86-64 bit OS, it makes supporting 5eraph more interesting (or at least possible).
by crashfly
Sat Jun 06, 2009 11:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win x86-32 Themes -> Win x86-64 Themes?
Replies: 8
Views: 2578

All I can say is .... *WOW*! I have always appreciated your insight into code and design code65536. I will try what you have suggested. If I can get it to work correctly, then I am going to talk with a few people around here that make the themes. Maybe at least I could convert a few over for them. T...
by crashfly
Sat Jun 06, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Win x86-32 Themes -> Win x86-64 Themes?
Replies: 8
Views: 2578

Win x86-32 Themes -> Win x86-64 Themes?

Does anyone know how to make (or re-create if necessary) x86-32 themes to be able to be used on a x86-64 system?
by crashfly
Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Setup Cannot Format This Partition
Replies: 16
Views: 3886

Personally, I myself am trying to figure out what exactly the problem is in the first place. The title says "Setup Cannot Format This Partition", yet the post does not explain what and where this error occurs. Before any help can be given, I would suggest a clear explanation of the process you are u...
by crashfly
Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:36 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Siginet's MultiTheme AddonsPack v2.1
Replies: 79
Views: 82645

Do these themes work with XP x64? If not, can they be made to work with XP x64? And last but not least, can these be made into a switchless installer similar to what 5eraph has done with his MS Signed Themes ? I must thank for these themes, at least for my 32 bit machines. Keep up the wonderful work.
by crashfly
Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Setup Cannot Format This Partition
Replies: 16
Views: 3886

Seems like you have more than one problem, not including the fact that you also are using nlite. And as pointed out, this is not the forum for nlite.
by crashfly
Mon Jun 01, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Setup Cannot Format This Partition
Replies: 16
Views: 3886

What partition are you trying to format? If you are trying to format a "system" partition, it will not happen. Other such restrictions on formatting could be that you have a swap file open on that partition, or (if you did not install to C:) you could be trying to format the "boot" partition. Essent...
by crashfly
Sun May 31, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What virtualization software do people use?
Replies: 36
Views: 6376

Let me clarify. Virtual box allows 64 bit guests on 64 bit hosts. The best you can do on a 32 bit host is 32 bit guests.
by crashfly
Sun May 31, 2009 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What virtualization software do people use?
Replies: 36
Views: 6376

Kel, virtual box now supports 64 bit guests. So virtual box does handle most anyone's problems.