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by dumpydooby
Fri Apr 21, 2006 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Am I the only person who finds this funny?
Replies: 8
Views: 1743

I heard a different flavor when I was younger: "A guy walked into a bar and said 'ow.'"
by dumpydooby
Fri Apr 21, 2006 2:17 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Foxit Reader
Replies: 71
Views: 46347

Your hashes are reversed.
by dumpydooby
Fri Apr 21, 2006 2:04 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Removed] Audio Shell Extension v1.2
Replies: 26
Views: 12269

Hey Kels, I was getting an error for missing "framedyn.dll" and "srclient.dll." I haven't checked to see if it's caused by your addon, but according to this post , your pack was amongst a few that he removed. The very next post, another guy narrows it down your pack, and one other pack. I don't use ...
by dumpydooby
Wed Apr 19, 2006 3:55 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Can I install RyanVm Update pack v2.05 directly to WinXP+SP2
Replies: 15
Views: 2713

:lol:

I stand corrected. Oopsies? hahaha
by dumpydooby
Wed Apr 19, 2006 3:38 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Can I install RyanVm Update pack v2.05 directly to WinXP+SP2
Replies: 15
Views: 2713

Boy, I sure wish there were an FAQ for questions like these... Uhh ... I didn't see his question in your FAQ. He's wanting to put your update pack on a computer that already has Windows installed. Not sure if you caught that. Or perhaps I didn't catch that question in the FAQ (in which case, I apol...
by dumpydooby
Wed Apr 19, 2006 2:59 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Luna Element v5.05 (with alternate Start Buttons)
Replies: 6
Views: 14641

Mine is actually two visual styles. Note the start buttons. Hence the larger file size. I used LZX:21.
by dumpydooby
Tue Apr 18, 2006 10:57 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Luna Element v5.05 (with alternate Start Buttons)
Replies: 6
Views: 14641

[Release] Luna Element v5.05 (with alternate Start Buttons)

Not a whole lot of difference between mine and Siginet's, but for those that want to know... Two different start buttons Traditional Start Button VS named to "LE5" LE Start Button VS named to "LE5 (Alt)" "Alt. Select Color" for BlueC in LE5 no longer has a compact Start Menu Someone else can feel fr...
by dumpydooby
Sat Apr 15, 2006 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what is least complicated way to change default.theme for UA
Replies: 14
Views: 2497

Or define it in winnt.sif.
by dumpydooby
Sat Apr 15, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Removed] CPL All-in-One v8.2.3
Replies: 538
Views: 1016459

Because running Resource Hacker as a CPL is less flexible than when run as a regular shortcut... Also Kel said (and I agree) that all these CPL's were starting to add irrelevant utilities to the Control Panel... Just out of curiosity, how is less flexible? I'm not a ResHack pro or anything, but it ...
by dumpydooby
Thu Apr 13, 2006 5:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off-Topic Rambling (Split from Update Pack Thread)
Replies: 11
Views: 1768

I've still got your PM in my inbox so I won't forget :). So to continue this derailment, but I'm wondering if you would be able to do the Adobe Reader Lite? Someone made one a long while back, but they discontinued development on it. It was a 6MB install of Adobe Reader. Basically, the creator just...
by dumpydooby
Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:19 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.5 - Released April 12, 2006
Replies: 51
Views: 14685

Excellent! Thanks a bunch.
by dumpydooby
Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:24 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.4 - Released March 14, 2006
Replies: 156
Views: 34920

Vista wrote:is the new version of RVM update Pack Out??
Yeah bro! Don't you see it?!
by dumpydooby
Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] RogueSpear's Method 2 Helper Addon V1.5
Replies: 10
Views: 8393

I actually got an idea from you with your old M2 helper addon. What I did, instead, was placed everything that normally went in my $OEM$ folders into \OEM\ as 7z archives. It worked out great. I was going to have it decompress based on prefixes in the filenames, but instead I decided to just use dir...
by dumpydooby
Mon Apr 10, 2006 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are Your Top 20 Most Used Freeware Utilities?
Replies: 32
Views: 7198

XIII wrote:My 20 most used freeware applications:
Oh, I didn't catch that. I listed my 20 most useful. Oopsies. :oops:
by dumpydooby
Mon Apr 10, 2006 4:11 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.4 - Released March 14, 2006
Replies: 156
Views: 34920

hahahahhahaa. I didn't realize what day it was.

Ugh, I'll go ahead and halt my disc then. Oh man. I'm still cool.

Thanks a bunch man.
by dumpydooby
Mon Apr 10, 2006 4:04 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.4 - Released March 14, 2006
Replies: 156
Views: 34920

Oh snap. I didn't realize someone else had already done it. I probably should have looked first. I'll still probably redo it since I'm already started. I wanna leave the uninstall info in there anyway. Also, there's a couple of registry settings that are in the MS-provided one that aren't in your pa...
by dumpydooby
Mon Apr 10, 2006 3:54 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.4 - Released March 14, 2006
Replies: 156
Views: 34920

swflash.ini I was recompiling your Update pack with an updated version of Flash and I noticed that in yours. Just outta curiousity, if use the swflash.ini that's in cab posted on the first page, will that work? Or do I need to modify anything? edit: BTW, sorry about that. I just realized how out-of-...
by dumpydooby
Mon Apr 10, 2006 3:35 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.4 - Released March 14, 2006
Replies: 156
Views: 34920

GUID = "{D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000}" GUIDFACT = "{D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000}" ... HKLM,"SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\%GUID%",,,"%DefaultName%" HKLM,"SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\%GUID%","ComponentID",,"%ComponentID%" HKLM,"SOFTWA...
by dumpydooby
Mon Apr 10, 2006 12:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are Your Top 20 Most Used Freeware Utilities?
Replies: 32
Views: 7198

Only one guy put RVM Integrator... and that was its creator. :( nLite RVM Integrator BTS DriverPacks NCAB - Shrinks down Nero 6x installer Samurize - Utility for adding prettiness to your desktop or task bar XPize Reshack uTorrent Maxthon - Web browser that uses IE core, but has a revamped GUI and s...
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 30, 2006 8:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: It's a girl!
Replies: 28
Views: 6380

keytotime wrote:Good job Mr. Siginet, just make sure she does not become the next Mrs. Peel ;)

No Seriously enjoy this event.
Are you suggesting there is something wrong with Mrs. Peel? hmmm????????


Congrats Sig. :)
by dumpydooby
Tue Mar 28, 2006 11:59 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: CPL addon ideas
Replies: 8
Views: 1939

I actually PM'd you my suggestion a couple months ago. Never got a response. I wound up learning how to make 'em myself. Then I released the said CPL addon here. But if you want, feel free to remake it with an updated version and put it in your pack. I won't bust your balls for reposting something I...
by dumpydooby
Tue Mar 28, 2006 5:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RUNNING MAC ON WINDOW PC (STEP BY STEP )
Replies: 2
Views: 1070

Wikipedia has a great entry on OSX86 as well. I don't remember which site has the list of compatible hardware. It's mostly a compilation of laptops. But it's really good. I haven't set this up yet, but I know quite a few people that have. Eventually, I'll get around to setting it up on a Dell Inspir...
by dumpydooby
Fri Mar 24, 2006 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it Possible to Repair a Windows Xp Installation using a S
Replies: 10
Views: 2076

Over on MSFN, someone made a small recover console disc. He puts it on pen drives.

Just throwin' that out there. It might help.
by dumpydooby
Fri Mar 24, 2006 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it Possible to Repair a Windows Xp Installation using a S
Replies: 10
Views: 2076

I stand corrected.
by dumpydooby
Fri Mar 24, 2006 1:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it Possible to Repair a Windows Xp Installation using a S
Replies: 10
Views: 2076

To my knowledge, it has nothing to do with slipstreaming anything. That option is unavailable when you remove winnt.exe from your disc.
by dumpydooby
Mon Mar 20, 2006 3:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PerfectDisk can kiss my arse
Replies: 40
Views: 6305

I could not possibly disagree more... well with conditions. Basically, the slower the computer, the more it will benefit from the defrag. At my main site I still have some old Gateway desktop computers that have.. get this.. Pentium 233MMX CPUs in them. These computers just won't give up the ghost....
by dumpydooby
Mon Mar 20, 2006 7:03 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] NotePad++
Replies: 236
Views: 77763

Does this replace Notepad.exe? I guess I could just download it to find out, but I figure I could ask here in case others are wondering as well.
by dumpydooby
Mon Mar 20, 2006 4:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PerfectDisk can kiss my arse
Replies: 40
Views: 6305

Eww. I stopped defragging once I started using NTFS. It doesn't even make a noticable difference anymore (with the fast HDDs and NTFS). If you think it does, it's all in your head, IMO. However, I will admit that HDDs are the bottleneck of today's computers. But defragging would be like adding a 64M...
by dumpydooby
Sun Mar 12, 2006 12:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Windows XP Activation is really pissing me off!!!
Replies: 65
Views: 16932

I used to get laptops from Dell when they had those $750 off $1500 deals. But now their deals aren't anything spectacular. Dell SB is usually about $100 off retail, but retail often offers free or reduced shipping. I hated dealing with Dell at my old job. Personally, though, I really like their lapt...
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:07 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] WGA >cancelled<
Replies: 139
Views: 60632

ummmm what?
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 09, 2006 1:57 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] BitTorrent's uTorrent Addon v1.7.4.4482-070909
Replies: 100
Views: 34965

That screenshot is old.
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:57 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Request! utorrent 1.5 (new version!)
Replies: 3
Views: 1098

oh my ... don't even give anyone a chance before you request it. Sheesh.

You can just add the .exe to the old uTorrent addon and that will work just fine.
by dumpydooby
Mon Mar 06, 2006 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Whats your job and why do you make addons?
Replies: 19
Views: 6387

I do many things for our company, but the title on my business card is "Director of Product Line Development." Yeah, it's a mouthful. I was given that title on my card so that it I could be the go-to guy when our company goes to trade shows. Originally, I was a technician for Best Buy (I know... :()...
by dumpydooby
Mon Mar 06, 2006 2:25 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Disabled Task Manager ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1446

Deduce man. Deduce. ;)
by dumpydooby
Sun Mar 05, 2006 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RVM Integrator now on FileForums (BetaNews.com)!
Replies: 3
Views: 952

I use both as well. Initially, I use nLite to integrate Ryan's latest pack. Then I use the integrator to integrate the addon packs.
by dumpydooby
Sat Mar 04, 2006 7:13 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Luna Element 5.0.x Theme Addons
Replies: 40
Views: 23043

What always drove me nuts was that damn start button. I could get it changed, but I could never figure out how to prevent it from being clipped. I don't like the alternate start button, so I always revert back to the original ... but I could never do it right with LE5.
by dumpydooby
Fri Mar 03, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [RELEASE] Files needed for iexpress 1.0.1
Replies: 12
Views: 11630

What's iexpress?
by dumpydooby
Fri Mar 03, 2006 7:42 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: MUST READ: Sysinternals Licensing Change
Replies: 24
Views: 14007

That's also an invitation for a cease and decist letter - if you're lucky. I can't say for sure, but I sincerely doubt that anybody here is independantly wealthy to such a degree that they wouldn't blink at having to finance some sort of legal defense in a civil case. Some people are generous and c...
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:26 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: MUST READ: Sysinternals Licensing Change
Replies: 24
Views: 14007

I'm not a lawyer, but I sure wouldn't hang my hat on that. Many EULAs, SysInternal's specifically, state quite clearly what you can and can't do. Granted, some other EULAs are not nearly so obvious, with all sorts of double negatives and heretofores and therewithins. The thing is, though, when ONE ...
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:34 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Removed] CPL All-in-One v8.2.3
Replies: 538
Views: 1016459

Just curious as to why ResHack was removed. I really liked that one. :(
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:31 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Abandoned] .net 1.1 & 2 integration addon.
Replies: 123
Views: 39314

Well, if you get it all worked out, you can use 7z compression and have it decompress the files, right? (check your recent VS release for more info on what I mean) Then you could have a cmd run the inf files to enter registry information and whatnot. I don't know much ... well I don't know anything,...
by dumpydooby
Thu Mar 02, 2006 6:26 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [RELEASE] Visual Styles Multi Pack 4 Windows XP
Replies: 68
Views: 34168

Y'know .... I use a 7zip for my themes and then wrote a cmd file to extract the 7zips to the right directories during the setup. The superior compression rate really saved me a lot of space on my disc. *shrug*

Just an idea for future releases of these theme packs I see posted here so often. :)
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 01, 2006 6:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I love Dreamhost
Replies: 9
Views: 8426

Wow, you're only getting $47 per signup, huh? That's impressive to have gotten enough to upgrade your account. gj. :)
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 01, 2006 6:40 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Abandoned] .net 1.1 & 2 integration addon.
Replies: 123
Views: 39314

dgelwin: how much smaller do you think you'll be able to make this addon? Right now, it's hard to justify ~55MB when the two switchless installers combined are only 27MB :P It's a little bit different if his is overwriting files, right? Best thing to do would be to check filesize before and after i...
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I love Dreamhost
Replies: 9
Views: 8426

I've gotten $4,000+ from them for making ONE post in an online forum. I even told everyone I was getting referral credit for it. This was before they let people make their own custom coupons. I just received $200 from them today via Paypal. lol.

So yeah, call me bias, but I HIGHLY recommend them.
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 01, 2006 1:17 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Right Click to Create ISO 1.3
Replies: 11
Views: 11579

I'm going to be modifying it to reflect a change that he made in his newest one (removing thumbs.db). I also might be implementing a better way of counting the amount of characters in the file. I'll let you know if/when that happens so you can make another addon pack (if you want).
by dumpydooby
Wed Mar 01, 2006 1:03 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Right Click to Create ISO 1.3
Replies: 11
Views: 11579

Did you use the one in the first post?

edit: Nevermind, you used mine! :)
by dumpydooby
Tue Feb 28, 2006 8:58 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Broken WGA 1.5.512
Replies: 19
Views: 4001

I had hacked my 1.4 LegitCheckControl.dll file. The old hack doesn't work on 1.5, however. So I ResHacked 1.4 to reflect the version of the newest DLL. Anyway, it seems to work. I can access WU just fine and dandy. But like I said before, programs still have their own WGA Validation tool ... so the ...
by dumpydooby
Tue Feb 28, 2006 1:50 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Broken WGA 1.5.512
Replies: 19
Views: 4001

Yeah, I noticed that too a short while ago. Another funny thing is that some downloads from MS don't require the update. Defender requires 1.5, but the WPA2 update (KB893357) will let you use 1.4. The installers now have WGA validations of their own. The Active X control is practically useless now....
by dumpydooby
Mon Feb 27, 2006 6:27 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Update Pack 2.0.3 - Released February 19, 2006
Replies: 136
Views: 38618

I've noticed the disappearing window when installing the Virtual PC Addons actually, but figured it wasn't an issue since all my other unattended software (many MSI-based administrative install points) worked fine. Anyway, it's probably the updated msi.dll causing the problem. I don't think this is...