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by Kurt_Aust
Thu Dec 31, 2015 2:52 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1784343

Two other minor quirks while I'm at it, as I noted earlier in this thread KB2918614 has been replaced by KB3072630, perhaps the first post should be updated to reflect this. and there's a glitch in the taskbar caused by IE8, you'll notice that the show desktop icon is missing. This is easily fixed b...
by Kurt_Aust
Thu Dec 31, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1784343

The DriverPacks Finisher starts, runs for a few seconds, throws up an error box stating that it "could not delete DSPdsblr.exe" and then quits (also closing the error box), leaving several files in %SystemDrive%. It doesn't run for anywhere near long enough to indicate an otherwise successful execut...
by Kurt_Aust
Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: About piracy, Everyone please read!
Replies: 16
Views: 32528

I heard good things about Linux Mint. It's pretty good, the main thing that stops me using it is that Ubuntu and derived distributions suck at RAID support. Also as they are still based off the 14.4 LTS release, their kernel lags, so newer hardware might not be supported, it doesn't recognise the R...
by Kurt_Aust
Wed Dec 30, 2015 4:07 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1784343

Piffle, it's kind of annoying as I decided it was time to do up an XP super-installer for my grab bag of install disks and while not critical it would have been nice to keep the drivers. Here's the .html help file (without links or formatting) that's included on the disk, I might get around to posti...
by Kurt_Aust
Wed Dec 30, 2015 4:36 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1784343

Has anyone had much experience using the DriverPacks with SP4?

My experience has been that if you try to keep any of the drivers it will fail but as long as you don't KtD it works as per normal.
by Kurt_Aust
Sat Sep 19, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1784343

KB2918614 has been replaced by KB3072630, perhaps the first post should be updated to reflect this.
by Kurt_Aust
Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:44 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 - 20131008
Replies: 69
Views: 55082

Seeing as W2K, XP & 2K3 compatible updates are no longer being officially released, is there any chance of a final update? As I make it the list of updates is: NDP20SP2-KB958481-x86.exe NDP20SP2-KB2729450-x86.exe NDP20SP2-KB2742596-x86.exe NDP20SP2-KB2844285-v2-x86.exe NDP20SP2-KB2972105-x86.exe NDP...
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Jan 09, 2015 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No more patch Tuesday advance notifications
Replies: 2
Views: 2104

No more patch Tuesday advance notifications

Apparently Microsoft (in an Apple style move) has decided to restrict information about upcoming security patches to a few large customers, hence there will no longer be advance notice on the 1st Friday of the patches to be released on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. The Microsoft blog post: http://bl...
by Kurt_Aust
Sun Nov 02, 2014 5:45 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1784343

Have you considered adding Xdelta files so that people only need download the minor changes between versions?

Make patch:
xdelta3.exe -e -s old_file new_file delta_file

Apply patch:
xdelta3.exe -d -s old_file delta_file new_file
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Aug 29, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1784343

Why not just torrent it? I've always found it far more reliable for large downloads Vuze has a built-in tracker function and you can set it to force seed while limiting your upload speed http://sourceforge.net/projects/azureus/files/ You can use Dynu basic dynamic-DNS service to point it at your sys...
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:21 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 - 20131008
Replies: 69
Views: 55082

There appears to be some redundancy in the list of included hotfixes, as best I can make out this is the current list of hotfixes: NDP20SP2-KB958481-x86.exe NDP20SP2-KB2729450-x86.exe NDP20SP2-KB2742596-x86.exe NDP20SP2-KB2789643-x86.exe NDP20SP2-KB2844285-v2-x86.exe NDP20SP2-KB2863239-x86.exe NDP20...
by Kurt_Aust
Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 78
Views: 75587

Looks like SysNative bug is back with version 5.3, if it's OK I'll host version 5.2.2 on my MediaFire page.
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:49 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 518698

Actually, Windows Update doesn't push any version of KB931125 for XP x64 currently, not the Dec 2012 one or the current "August" (signed date 27 June) 2013 one. Also they've stuffed up their certificates again, going to httpS://update.microsoft.com or httpS://www.update.microsoft.com will get you a ...
by Kurt_Aust
Mon Jun 17, 2013 5:08 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 518698

It said 650W for mine but that's with 4 7200RPM Hard Drives in RAID 10 and allowing for 50% aging.
by Kurt_Aust
Mon Jun 17, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 518698

The motherboard's a bit meeh, but the processor and video card are better than mine (Q9450 & HD4850, system built mid 2008).

You might want to look at the eXtreme Power Supply Calculator.
by Kurt_Aust
Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:08 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1 - 20130709
Replies: 36
Views: 24474

From the MS12-035 FAQ: Why was this bulletin revised on May 10, 2012? Microsoft revised this bulletin to communicate that for all supported systems running Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1, except when installed on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, the vulnerabilities described in this ...
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 78
Views: 75587

Thanks Kel, works fine now.

5eraph, no, the error was found on a system without any Hotfix by Request patches, might explains why I didn't encounter it earlier.
by Kurt_Aust
Thu Oct 11, 2012 3:54 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 78
Views: 75587

Unfortunately v5.2.2 is broken on XP x64 with the following message: C:\WINDOWS\SysNative\RunDLL32.exe Windows cannot find 'C:\WINDOWS\SysNative\RunDLL32.exe'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. To search for a file, click the Start button, and then click Search. OK v5.2 has...
by Kurt_Aust
Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:17 am
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Need Help AVG Security Toolbar
Replies: 10
Views: 11195

From HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

"%ProgramFiles(x86)%\AVG Secure Search\UNINSTALL.exe" /UNINSTALL

though for completeness one should also add

"%ProgramFiles%\AVG Secure Search\UNINSTALL.exe" /UNINSTALL

to support 32-bit systems.
by Kurt_Aust
Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Windows 2000 Professional
Topic: [DISCONTINUED] Windows 2000 Archive
Replies: 7
Views: 8499

It might just be a general stuff up, for instance Windows Defender can no longer be found on the Microsoft Download Center and XP is still well and truly supported.
by Kurt_Aust
Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1126840

user_hidden wrote:It is the DirectX 9.0c that adds the difference.
Could you clarify in the main post if this includes everything in the June 2010 redistributable?
by Kurt_Aust
Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:35 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5.3
Replies: 78
Views: 75587

Re: [Switchless] Kels Win7 CPL PacKs for x86 & x64 v5

Argg, my eyes

OR

Might I respectfully suggest that the colour choices in the main post are a tad intense, especially blue type on default dark grey background.
by Kurt_Aust
Fri May 11, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 - 20131008
Replies: 69
Views: 55082

Re: [Addon] Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 - 20120508

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2 - 20120508 includes: dotNet Framework 2.0 SP2 KB958481 - Application Compatibility Update KB976576 - Rollup Update KB976765 - Extended Protection for Authentication KB979909 - Security Update KB980773 - Rollup Update KB2604092 - Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Cou...
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:46 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft .NET Framework Family 3.5 SP1 - 20131008
Replies: 421
Views: 225037

Outbreaker, nothing wrong with the installer, rather it is Microsoft once again not producing a quality release for XP. seems after the new updates are installed the registry entries of the old are removed! what you can do is unpack the installer or just right click on it with 7zip and OPEN the exe...
by Kurt_Aust
Thu Jul 28, 2011 7:12 am
Forum: Windows 2000 Professional
Topic: [Release] Kels' Win2k UberPacK v2.4
Replies: 8
Views: 9323

That's much better now, thanks.
by Kurt_Aust
Wed Jul 27, 2011 6:01 am
Forum: Windows 2000 Professional
Topic: [Release] Kels' Win2k UberPacK v2.4
Replies: 8
Views: 9323

There seems to be a problem with the Notepad2 component in the latest UberPack (version 2.2). If I try to launch Notepad first I get a message box titled "C:\WINNT\system32\notepad.exe" stating that "C:\WINNT\system32\notepad.exe is not a valid Win32 application." then once I close that box I get an...
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Apr 22, 2011 4:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Java SE Runtime Environment 6.0 Update 25 (build 06)
Replies: 10
Views: 2501

Anyone else have anything strange happen when trying to install? On my system Avast anti-virus said it was trying to open a string of unrelated executables. EDIT: I then tried going to https://www.oracle.com but got: This Connection is Untrusted You have asked SeaMonkey to connect securely to www.or...
by Kurt_Aust
Thu Apr 21, 2011 10:28 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft Runtime Libraries Collection(x86) 2.0.7
Replies: 262
Views: 180706

Apparently there are multiple problems with the latest Visual C++ releases, most significantly they completely break Windows 2000.
by Kurt_Aust
Thu Mar 24, 2011 11:05 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Kels CPL Mega Pack v13.2
Replies: 220
Views: 126736

jfcarbel wrote:downloaded several times but the hashes for the downloaded files do not match that in the first post.
Yes, I get the same, for instance I get
MD5: 1378E6D53CB8503BCD6C88AEBA9DF4DC
SHA-1: 79488F20EC38655F9CA5A38DCA120D66F3E70317
for the switchless installer
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:29 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Switchless] Kels x64 CPL PacK v3.4
Replies: 45
Views: 28592

The CPL AddOn doesn't work with XP x64 (at least not for me), but the silent installer does. EDIT: The silent installer only works on an XP x64 source updated with 5eraph's pack, on a source updated with original Microsoft hotfixes one gets the following error Windows cannot find '"C:\WINDOWS\Sysnat...
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Jan 08, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Making AddOns run on a 2nd RunOnce Login
Replies: 6
Views: 2383

The first batch file gets called from nLite's RunOnce and then they call each other in succession. Here's the short version with all the fluff cut out: [*] Unattended settings, this is the most important one. Your RunOnce file should look like this: TimeOut /T 40 CMD /R %Source%Run1_XP-64.bat You sh...
by Kurt_Aust
Fri Jan 08, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Making AddOns run on a 2nd RunOnce Login
Replies: 6
Views: 2383

This topic should give you some ideas of how to launch multiple install passes using batch files, but note there are some changes required re 32-bit XP.
by Kurt_Aust
Thu Dec 31, 2009 2:02 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Addon] NeoSmart TweakUI 64bit v2.2
Replies: 4
Views: 5865

Re: [Addon] NeoSmart TweakUI 64bit v2.2

Kelsenellenelvian wrote:For those of you who know TweakUI this is basically the same thing.
Not basically, exactly. It's the same executable, just as a CPL.
by Kurt_Aust
Sun Oct 18, 2009 5:14 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 518698

beats wrote:Don't rush it 5eraph. Quality >> quantity. ;)
I'd agree, this is one case where Stalin's maxim of "Quantity has a quality all its own" doesn't really apply.
by Kurt_Aust
Sat Aug 29, 2009 1:46 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Identifying the CDROM drive letter - two methods?
Replies: 17
Views: 9347

OK, so it's kind of dated, but for compatibility with Windows 2000 when using the second method one should count backwards. The reason being that if one has a card reader it will hit it and throw a device not ready error before it hits the optical drives. For example to call a script (batch file on ...
by Kurt_Aust
Thu Mar 26, 2009 10:49 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: How can you legally host Microsoft files, hotfixes, etc.?
Replies: 8
Views: 3398

I would suggest that it also has a lot to do with the fact that the main reason Microsoft Windows is the dominant desktop operating system is the scope of the third party ecosystem and the level of third party support available. If Microsoft starts stomping on third party support sites, that will ha...
by Kurt_Aust
Tue Feb 03, 2009 1:06 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 518698

Is WGA (wgav/wgan) allready included in this package? No, nor is it needed. XP x64 does not require WGA in order to run Windows Update, possibly because there aren't dodgy VLK copies floating around. To download some files (WMP11 for example) you will need to run GenuineCheck.exe and paste the resu...