[Updated] GMail Drive v1.0.13 AddOn (July 18-08)

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[Updated] GMail Drive v1.0.13 AddOn (July 18-08)

Post by ricktendo64 » Wed Nov 01, 2006 9:23 pm

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GMail Drive v1.0.13 by Bjarke Viksoe
http://www.wincert.net/forum/topic/333- ... ive-v1019/
MD5: 0B5BDE8FC3DFE7D6FFC050B532B93C0B
Size: 131 KB
Website: http://www.viksoe.dk/gmail
GMail Drive is a Shell Namespace Extension that creates a virtual filesystem around your Google Mail account, allowing you to use Gmail as a storage medium.

GMail Drive creates a virtual filesystem on top of your Google Gmail account and enables you to save and retrieve files stored on your Gmail account directly from inside Windows Explorer. GMail Drive literally adds a new drive to your computer under the My Computer folder, where you can create new folders, copy and drag'n'drop files to.

Ever since Google started to offer users a Gmail e-mail account, which includes storage space of 2000 megabytes, you have had plenty of storage space but not a lot to fill it up with. With GMail Drive you can easily copy files to your Google Mail account and retrieve them again.
When you create a new file using GMail Drive, it generates an e-mail and posts it to your account. The e-mail appears in your normal Inbox folder, and the file is attached as an e-mail attachment. GMail Drive periodically checks your mail account (using the Gmail search function) to see if new files have arrived and to rebuild the directory structures. But basically GMail Drive acts as any other hard-drive installed on your computer.
You can copy files to and from the GMail Drive folder simply by using drag'n'drop like you're used to with the normal Explorer folders.

Because the Gmail files will clutter up your Inbox folder, you may wish to create a filter in Gmail to automatically move the files (prefixed with the GMAILFS letters in the subject) to your archived mail folder.

Please note that GMail Drive is still an experimental tool. There's still a number of limitations of the file-system (such as total filename size must be less than 65 characters). Since the tool hooks up with the free Gmail Service provided by Google, changes in the Gmail system may break the tool's ability to function. I cannot guarantee that files stored in this manner will be accessible in the future.

14 Aug 2006 note: If you see an "Unspecified potential security flaw" warning, it's because Microsoft Windows Update rolled out patch KB921398. Apparently you can avoid this error by adding the gmail.com and google.com domains to the Trusted Site list in Internet Explorer.
16 March 2007 update: A change in the Gmail.com login cause an empty filelist. Download the latest version to access files again. Version 1.0.11 also includes a lot of Windows Vista fixes.
8 Nov 2007 update: Google is preparing for Gmail 2.0 and restructured their login. They will allow 3rd party tools to access an interim version for some time, but be prepared that GMail Drive may break again. Version 1.0.12 fixes the login, and now works with Google Apps accounts (hosted domains) too.

Be aware that support for this tool may suspend at any time if Google decides to block its use.

GMail Drive © Bjarke Viksoe
Last edited by ricktendo64 on Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:58 pm, edited 25 times in total.

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Post by MrNxDmX » Wed Nov 01, 2006 10:14 pm

Niccceeeee !!! :D
I have forgotten this extension. Very nice :wink:

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Post by ricktendo64 » Wed Nov 01, 2006 10:30 pm

This was a Super Easy Add-On, the inf file was alredy pre-written, all I had to do was tweak it a bit for Succesfull Integration ;)

hrhrzg

Post by hrhrzg » Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:24 am

Great add-on - thank you!

The GMail Drive page mentions
14 Aug 2006 note: If you see an "Unspecified potential security flaw" warning, it's because Microsoft Windows Update rolled out patch KB921398. Apparently you can avoid this error by adding the gmail.com and google.com domains to the Trusted Site list in Internet Explorer.
Would you consider adding the following to GmailFS.inf so that gmail.com and google.com are automatically added to the Trusted Side list when the add-on is installed?

Code: Select all

[Boom.Install.AddRegEntries]
HKLM,"Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\gmail.com","http",0x00010001,02,00,00,00
HKLM,"Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\google.com","http",0x00010001,02,00,00,00

[Boom.Uninstall.DelRegEntries]
HKLM,"Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\gmail.com"
HKLM,"Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\ZoneMap\Domains\google.com"
Thanks again
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Post by ricktendo64 » Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:43 am

Sure hrhrzg, nice one

EDIT: IMHO I see no need to put the entries in the uninstall section of the proggie, I would want to leave the trusted sites in even if I do uninstall GMailFS :P

Updated to (b2)

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Post by dougiefresh » Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:17 pm

Can this drive be accessed thru DOS, or is it just thru Explorer?

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Post by MrNxDmX » Fri Nov 10, 2006 3:49 am

I confirm that this one is working fine on my Turkish XP SP2 test system.

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Post by ricktendo64 » Fri Nov 10, 2006 8:11 pm

Updated

Fixed Gmail & Google not being added to trusted sites also added Quotation marks to the inf reg entries (as sugested by MrNxDmX)

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Post by MrNxDmX » Sat Nov 11, 2006 1:30 pm

dougiefresh wrote:Can this drive be accessed thru DOS, or is it just thru Explorer?
I didnt see any info on its web site about DOS access, so i think its accessible explorer only.

Thanks for update Ricktendo.

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Post by dziubek » Tue Mar 13, 2007 11:36 am

new beta version:
GMail Drive 1.0.11 Beta

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Post by ricktendo64 » Tue Mar 13, 2007 12:43 pm

Added Beta

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Post by dziubek » Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:45 pm

ricktendo64 wrote:Added Beta
thnks :-)

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Post by ScOOt3r » Wed Mar 14, 2007 10:04 am

Thanks Rick, i was wating for this one one, going to intergrate this one right aways, thanks


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Post by MrNxDmX » Sun Mar 18, 2007 5:52 pm

v 1.0.11 got final.

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Post by ricktendo64 » Sun Mar 18, 2007 6:32 pm

Thank You NR... Updated to v1.0.11 Final

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Post by dumpydooby » Wed May 23, 2007 5:24 am

Google just doubled the maximum attachment size in emails (now supports 20MB attachments!). I'm thinking this program might be re-written accordingly. Keep an eye out.

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Post by dziubek » Wed May 23, 2007 7:52 am

You can contact with him:
bjarke@viksoe.dk

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Post by C@NgO » Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:52 pm

Links Dead new links Please...

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Post by ricktendo64 » Wed Jul 11, 2007 3:24 pm

Updated AddOn... See changelog for details

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Post by grief » Wed Jul 11, 2007 3:29 pm

this rocks, thanks rick :)

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Post by ricktendo64 » Fri Nov 09, 2007 3:37 pm

Updated v1.0.12

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Post by noriyo » Sat Nov 10, 2007 12:29 am

Thanks...
You Rock!!!
But.. It's not working on non english version of windows..
So.. is it possible for you to make it as silent installer?

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Post by ricktendo64 » Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:06 pm

Updated v1.0.13

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Post by skrell » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:35 pm

I would LOVE if someone could update this to the latest release 19 ?

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Post by skrell » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:54 pm

i love you Rick!

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Post by ricktendo64 » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:59 pm

Fux me been making this addon for six years....incredible how time flies
; Inf modified for Slipstreming with RVM Intergrator & nLite by ricktendo64 Mar-18-2007

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Post by skrell » Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:49 am

gmail drive was updated today. Any chance of an updated addon pack? :)

http://www.viksoe.dk/code/gmail.htm

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Post by ricktendo64 » Sat Dec 14, 2013 12:30 pm

On my todo list for when I get (pc) up and running later this year or early next

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Post by skrell » Sat Dec 14, 2013 12:48 pm

If the issue is money i highly recommend you put up a "donate" button as i'm sure many of us have been using your addons for years and would gladly contribute.

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Post by mooms » Sat Dec 14, 2013 1:17 pm

skrell wrote:If the issue is money i highly recommend you put up a "donate" button as i'm sure many of us have been using your addons for years and would gladly contribute.
Don't you see the button in his sig ?

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Post by skrell » Sat Dec 14, 2013 3:41 pm

omg duhhh!

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Post by ricktendo64 » Sat Dec 14, 2013 4:31 pm

Thank you very much!

FYI its a fan in my PC that stuck/died (I been using mineral oil then wd40 to keep it going, but this no longer works) so I had to order a new/used one from China (because its OEM it cost the same as my refurbished Linksys E2500 router :shock: )

BTW if you want to update this yourself its pretty easy, all you need to do is uncompress, replace the DLL, edit the INF version number and recompress

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Post by skrell » Tue Dec 17, 2013 2:31 pm

Ok i will try it!

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