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by code65536
Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Kels' Runtimes v8.8
Replies: 922
Views: 448770

geoslake wrote:(as I don't know which dll's those vc++ - I was refering to - consist of)
Is it really that difficult to do a simple web search for c runtime dlls? You can also take a look at the breakdown in this post.
by code65536
Fri Feb 27, 2009 10:19 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Complete list of All XP 64bit SP2 KB's - x64 SP3 wannabe
Replies: 100
Views: 65028

What I don't get about KB967715 is why in heck it even exists. The file versions in KB967715 are identical to those found in KB950582. The HonorAutoRunSetting key was already present in KB950582. And since KB950582 was a security update, it was already available in GDR, and it was already widely di...
by code65536
Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:18 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Complete list of All XP 64bit SP2 KB's - x64 SP3 wannabe
Replies: 100
Views: 65028

Re: KB967715 AutoRun can be disabled for a particular drive letter and/or for a particular drive type (e.g., you can disable AutoRun for all "removable" drives) through various registry keys that I will not delve into (the KB article mentions at least one of these keys). The problem was that autorun...
by code65536
Wed Feb 25, 2009 5:59 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: [Updated] XP SP3 Update Pack 02.10-01
Replies: 644
Views: 254430

vioplujjnsjzfg wrote:KB967715
It's just a re-release of a security update from last year. I have no idea why they re-released an old security update as a non-security update, but it's very much outdated.
by code65536
Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: New Microsoft Updates (published after Post-SP3???)
Replies: 8
Views: 3436

XIII wrote:Did they release 3 out-of-band patches yesterday/today?
No, not "out-of-band". Microsoft schedules updates twice every month: PT and exactly two weeks after PT (no security updates on the 2nd date, though, unless it's an emergency). It's been like this for many years.
by code65536
Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ugh
Replies: 15
Views: 2598

Hate to say I told you so. ;) To be fair, given how all the shared hosting companies have sliced away their margins with their price wars, I'd be surprised if you ever find a company that doesn't run into a problems. A newer company might fare a bit better because they don't yet have a large number...
by code65536
Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:05 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Post-SP3 Update Pack 1.0.3 - Released 2009-01-18
Replies: 83
Views: 47569

JFYI, new Flash today.
by code65536
Mon Feb 16, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Toshiba UDF 2.5 Driver Addon?
Replies: 7
Views: 3099

RS is right: a UDF support driver is like a exFAT support driver: it's a file system driver, which is not installed in the same way a hardware driver is. Windows has built-in support for UDF through udfs.sys. XP supports UDF up to 2.0. Vista has support for for UDF up to 2.6. I'm generally wary of t...
by code65536
Thu Feb 12, 2009 5:37 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Post SP3 (1.0.1) Integration Exit Issue with entries.ini
Replies: 17
Views: 5077

<speculation>It was probably a corrupted configuration file (a corrupted Integrator is highly unlikely); when you "re-installed" the Integrator, you also ended up deleting the Integrator's config file, and that probably is what fixed it.</speculation>
by code65536
Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:17 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release]exFat file system suppert for XP
Replies: 10
Views: 5491

BTW, for any addon that updates system files, you should specify the branch information in the release (e.g., is this SP2GDR? SP3QFE?) or else you can cause potential incompatibilities.
by code65536
Tue Feb 10, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Internet Explorer 7 English w/Updates (v2.0.4a)
Replies: 926
Views: 335883

Re: Patch Tuesday

laddanator wrote:Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!! another IE7 update today when will it ever end?
Um, there has always been one every two months. Scheduled clockwork.
by code65536
Mon Feb 09, 2009 11:25 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Onepiece XP Post-SP3 AIO Update Pack FINAL
Replies: 3569
Views: 1419577

indeed in system32 comctl32 is still in version 5.82.2900.5512 Ever since NT 5.1, there are two versions of comctl32 in every Windows install. 5.8x is the old pre-XP version, used by old pre-XP apps, and it is installed in system32. 6.x is the new version introduced in XP and is installed in SxS. K...
by code65536
Sat Feb 07, 2009 11:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: rules for shareware
Replies: 6
Views: 1405

they are legally on internet No. This is a very common myth about abandonware spread by people who don't understand copyright law. Those games are illegally on the Internet. There are only three ways software can be freely posted on the Internet and be legal: * If the copyright holder relinquishes ...
by code65536
Sat Feb 07, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: rules for shareware
Replies: 6
Views: 1405

Unless a company expressly allows it (which Jasc/Corel has not done), that would be illegal, regardless of how old it is (unless it's so old that it falls out of copyright, but that's still many decades off in the future). People get away with "abandonware" only because the copyright holders don't c...
by code65536
Fri Feb 06, 2009 2:26 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] WGA Validation - v1.9.40.0
Replies: 65
Views: 39800

Can anyone explain the difference to me between Redxii's version (here) and RogueSpear's WGAV Addon V1.7.69.2 ( http://www.doitrightconsulting.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=339 )? The contents vary so significantly between the two that Redxii's doesn't appear to be just an updated version. * red us...
by code65536
Fri Feb 06, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Onepiece XP Post-SP3 AIO Update Pack FINAL
Replies: 3569
Views: 1419577

OnePiece Alb wrote:"rundll32.exe apphelp.dll,ShimFlushCache"
and a command that runs the Fix, do not say so EPR some reason, but given that Microsoft is running the reason should be
It's needed if the application compatibility shims are updated on a live system; AFAIK, it's not needed for an integrated install.
by code65536
Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:54 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Dependency Walker 2.2 -->2006/12/23<--
Replies: 20
Views: 9749

do you mean it is true that final win7 will have a version number of 7777? Only Microsoft would know if those rumors are true. But given their past behavior with playing games with build numbers of consumer operating systems to get either round numbers of cute numbers (W95 = 4.0.950, W98-1 = 4.10.1...
by code65536
Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:48 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Dependency Walker 2.2 -->2006/12/23<--
Replies: 20
Views: 9749

In case anyone is curious, 2.2.7000: http://rapidshare.com/files/193180690/depends-2.2.7000-x86.rar Not really worth getting if you already have 6001; doesn't look like much has changed except for the compiler version (built w/ v15 like all other nt6.1 components instead of the v14 used to build nt6...
by code65536
Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:33 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 967
Views: 520001

does X64 use the same WGAV/WGAN as X86? I don't have a 64-bit NT 5.x system (only a 64-bit NT 6.x system where WGA is already built-in), so I don't know what it uses, but I can make a pretty good guess. WGAV is used by IE to validate downloads and Windows Update. You are always running the 32-bit I...
by code65536
Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: RyanVM Post-SP3 Update Pack 1.0.3 - Released 2009-01-18
Replies: 83
Views: 47569

id like to know if files from windows 7 are integrable in the pack? like msxml6 SP3 or d3d9.dll 6.1.7000.0 or ntfs.sys 6.1.7000.0? It's usually fine to update standalone non-critical utility executables like expand. Mixing and matching other components is generally a bad idea. Mixing and matching s...
by code65536
Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:02 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: New versions of miscellaneous MS tools from the latest SDK
Replies: 10
Views: 3145

but for others I made a separate installer. Ah, but I'm too lazy for that. ;) I toss just about every little just-copy-and-use app (i.e., any app that doesn't require registry settings or some sort of explicit setup to use) in that Utilities folder and use the Win+R shortcut to run 'em. 290 files t...
by code65536
Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:15 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: Windows XP Post-SP3 Update Pack lacks some updates
Replies: 1
Views: 1585

One of them is used only in active directory environments (and is for a component that the install disc does not install). The other two are relevant only for SP2->SP3 upgrades, not for clean installs. These issues have been discussed before; use the forum search.
by code65536
Wed Jan 28, 2009 7:30 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: New versions of miscellaneous MS tools from the latest SDK
Replies: 10
Views: 3145

If they physically replace any files under the protection of SFC, yes (and the method by which you copy will not matter). Otherwise, no.
by code65536
Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:49 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: New versions of miscellaneous MS tools from the latest SDK
Replies: 10
Views: 3145

I always install makecab using path precedence instead of outright replacing the old file. Can you show me a quick example how this is done? It's "method 3" of the guide in my sig. Personally, I just create a switchless installer that copies stuff to %ProgramFiles%\Utilities (just set this as WinRA...
by code65536
Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: New versions of miscellaneous MS tools from the latest SDK
Replies: 10
Views: 3145

is oscdimg.exe the public version of cdimage? Yes. Except for the different branding (oscdimg is redistributable, cdimage is "internal use only"), it's exactly the same as cdimage (you can do a byte-for-byte comparison of the resulting ISO to verify this). Maybe not makecab cuz its not digitally si...
by code65536
Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: New versions of miscellaneous MS tools from the latest SDK
Replies: 10
Views: 3145

New versions of miscellaneous MS tools from the latest SDK

These are some of the useful tools that I install on all my systems. From the latest SDK (exceptions: oscdimg is from the latest AIK and depends is from the latest DDK). This is not an addon, but people are certainly free to add this to an addon of their own. http://rapidshare.com/files/190470559/20...
by code65536
Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Upgrading to a Virtual Private Server
Replies: 58
Views: 13925

Just got a backlog of forum notification e-mails in my inbox. Some from as long as 5 days ago.

Anyhoo, the headers indicate that the mail was being held up by the local MTA on your private server and didn't even make it to smarty until today; once it reached smarty, it was smooth sailing...
by code65536
Sun Jan 25, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Defragment replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 2197

we are talking about vista. different stuff you know This "image hijack" method works equally well in both NT 5.x and 6.x, and the section in the guide that beats linked to that discusses this method was not specific to any particular Windows version. This method has been documented in various plac...
by code65536
Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Dependency Walker 2.2 -->2006/12/23<--
Replies: 20
Views: 9749

Sorry, I would've posted this sooner, but I didn't notice the thread until now. Dependency walker v2.2.6001, built on 18 Jan 2008: http://rapidshare.com/files/189029610/depends-x86-6.0.6001.7z Edit: Oops, I misnamed the file. Should be 2.2.6001, not 6.0.6001 The version at the Dependency Walker webs...
by code65536
Sat Jan 24, 2009 4:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cmd file to rename a certain folder
Replies: 15
Views: 2623

Um, on Vista, there is no difference between changing it in pre-install and doing it post-install. If it doesn't work post-install, it will not work pre-install. First, when you changed the LocalizedName value, you should change the name of the value to "xxxLocalizedName" so that the system will not...
by code65536
Sat Jan 24, 2009 1:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cmd file to rename a certain folder
Replies: 15
Views: 2623

Did you read rick's post? It points out exactly where the string is stored. Your screenshot shows the same thing, too. The "Name" value is just a fallback for legacy apps; the shell and any properly behaving app will do a SHLoadIndirectString call on "@shell32.dll,-21790" (or whatever is in the "Loc...
by code65536
Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cmd file to rename a certain folder
Replies: 15
Views: 2623

Renaming it from the command prompt from my Vista VPC works for me... C:\Users\C64K>rename Music foo Of course, the start menu item no longer works (since it's coded to look for "Music"). Also, renaming from the command prompt changes the file system name . As for what gets displayed in the Windows ...
by code65536
Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Volume Shadow Copy and WinsXs folder
Replies: 3
Views: 4691

Well, in case you didn't know, storage space is VERY expensive if you want the fastest available, i.e. NAND Flash and the likes, see here for some examples . Yes, but the amount of space saved is still relatively small. You're talking about something on the order of tens of MB. If you get really tr...
by code65536
Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:06 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Guide] How to (cleanly) replace a Windows application
Replies: 9
Views: 9723

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

Passion wrote:Why even bother leaving WFP on then? If you're truely a perfectionist, you wouldn't even have to use it..
Naively hacking away a system service like that is not my idea of perfection. :rolleyes:
by code65536
Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:27 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Volume Shadow Copy and WinsXs folder
Replies: 3
Views: 4691

WinSxS is the new system32--it's where the OS libraries are stored. Especially in Vista, where the contents of system32 are just a hardlinked legacy mirror of WinSxS. Whatever gave you the notion that WinSxS was something that you could remove? VSC is just a service. If you can stop and disable the ...
by code65536
Sun Jan 18, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: [Tool] Fixing WMI repository corruption issues
Replies: 30
Views: 29410

OuTman wrote:could it be considered a potential security hole?
Nope. pendmove requires admin privs to run; if a potential attacker already has the ability to launch something with admin privs, then you've already lost. It does not allow someone to do something that they cannot already do.
by code65536
Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: Update Pack Discussion
Topic: [Tool] Fixing WMI repository corruption issues
Replies: 30
Views: 29410

pendmove has a bug that prevents it from moving protected files (in order to move a protected file, pendmove needs to first set a registry key that tells Windows that it's okay to move protected files (Windows automatically resets the key once the move has completed)--which is really silly because ...
by code65536
Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:51 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: [Updated] XP SP3 Update Pack 02.10-01
Replies: 644
Views: 254430

OuTman wrote:.NET3.5 and VC++2005/2008 (RogueSpear), some runtime DLLs and OCXs
CAPICOM can be considered a runtime library (COM); doesn't necessarily have to be installed by Office.
by code65536
Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:27 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: [Updated] XP SP3 Update Pack 02.10-01
Replies: 644
Views: 254430

OuTman wrote:it's not in RyanVM's pack too
Because it's not a standard part of Windows and was installed by some other component that you integrated/installed.
by code65536
Thu Jan 15, 2009 6:33 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Kels' UberPacK v16.6 & Notepad2-Mod
Replies: 1360
Views: 323200

When you click the Save toolbar button, it's for a file that you have already opened, right (as in, it's performing "Save" and not "Save As")? Anyway, given the info that you've provided so far, it looks like that crash info might not even be enough. We may end up needing a stack trace. But first, p...
by code65536
Wed Jan 14, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Kels' UberPacK v16.6 & Notepad2-Mod
Replies: 1360
Views: 323200

When i want to save the file it crashes, and it gives me a windows error report. Er, that's not a very helpful bug report. 1) Saying that something crashed is useless unless you can provide information about the crash. Faulting module and address? There is a reason why Windows provides a more info ...
by code65536
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:47 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Info request on x86-64 7zip msi
Replies: 4
Views: 5218

Configuring the target path, if the MSI supports it:
msiexec foo.msi TARGETDIR=C:\bar\baz
by code65536
Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Kels Lite addons v5.6
Replies: 161
Views: 100724

now the registry editor has an option for setting ownership of individual keys This isn't new; WinNT has always had ACLs for registry keys. Many of these keys require that you be elevated as an admin. What is new is that the ACLs have been adjusted such that a number of system keys are now protecte...
by code65536
Fri Jan 09, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: Clean "Add or Remove Programs" List
Replies: 2
Views: 1205

Re: Clean "Add or Remove Programs" List

won't be able to uninstall There's a difference between not allowing and obfuscating the uninstall. One works, the other does nothing more than add a pathetic bump in the road. Removing them from the list (purging the uninstall reg keys; you can Google up their location) is the latter. Restricting ...
by code65536
Thu Jan 08, 2009 9:58 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: Regarding Installation on x86-64
Replies: 8
Views: 3814

This is why I love switchless installers. No need to worry about source locations. No need to worry about how the Wow64 emulation layer will affect you (make the emulation layer work for you!). Just one very simple rule : launch the INF w/ a 32-bit host process if you're installing a 32-bit app and ...
by code65536
Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:04 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Kels' Runtimes v8.8
Replies: 922
Views: 448770

kel: why did you revrtet vcomp90.dll from v9.0.30729.177 to v9.0.21022.8? in last addon it was still present. Raise your hand if you have ever used an application that has used the vcomp library. *chirping crickets* I'd be surprised if you find even one consumer app that uses OpenMP. It's a library...
by code65536
Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: CD/DVD drive not working properly
Replies: 5
Views: 1246

pen25jf wrote:sweetness, will do, thanks!
And please do read the FAQs stickied at the top before asking; the moderators like it when you do that. They may be old, but still mostly relevant. Plus, I'm a fan of the guy who wrote them. ;)
by code65536
Wed Dec 24, 2008 12:12 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Advanced Windows unicode support for XP
Replies: 30
Views: 11331

I manage to dig unicode from latest Windows 7 build 1.626.6956.0 Well, it's not technically Unicode support. It's support for outputting certain types of Unicode text, given the proper font . Generally speaking, unless you are going to be viewing text in an exotic language, like Hindi, Sinhala (rai...
by code65536
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:45 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Advanced Windows unicode support for XP
Replies: 30
Views: 11331

/me wonders in what world 6002 is less than 6001.
by code65536
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [RELEASE] Boooggy's WMP 11 direct integration solution
Replies: 1084
Views: 357099

There's a group policy setting that stops WMP from creating icons on the desktop and QL.