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Everything posted by LaRcOs

  1. Guys/Gals, I'm still coding this, but it should be released in about a week, just wonder if anyone has any input into the design or features before it goes live. The joining and case viewing is working, so if there is anyone thats has a moded case and would like to post, please do! URL: www.battleofthegeeks.com/indextest.php There is a link to join from the main page! ANY FEEDBACK is greatly appreciated! Tnx!
  2. [Modding] Have you seen hellraiser?

    Nice mod indeed ...
  3. Speed up windows server 03

    [EDIT] wrong forum post...
  4. Random Restarts After Building PC

    I second the RAM idea, if its random - then probably the ram..? faulty Capacitors on the MB?
  5. How long should passwords be?

    supercalafradgalistickexpealadocious Nuff said
  6. Where are you from?

    Yup, i second that Sydney, Australia... "Thats totally G33K3D"
  7. better notepad...

    Depending on what type of notepad ur looking for i guess... you could always try an alternative like ... Quik-E Note which i find works well... but each to their own!
  8. Hey peoples, i was just wondering if there was a favourite Optimization tool that you all use for "tweaking" your LAN card (TCP/IP) im interested in getting more out of the card and rather than running throught registry hacks i was wondering if anyone had a program that they would suggest?
  9. HyDeNCiTy, Your probably gonna hate me for this, but have you tried un-installing all of MS Office, and doing a complete re-install, its sounds stupid - but the chances are whatever got broken would probably fix itself with a re-install... or the other alternative - have you got the latest patches for your excel, they've had 100's since its original release... If you really cant be bothered doing any of that You might like to go to microsoft and obtain the latest version of MDAC(Microsoft Data Access Components) i think its service pack 8 last i checked... and install that... Hope that is of some help
  10. how do i partition and format without xp cd

    hey shapeless Although its been a while, you might like to look at www.bootdisk.com - they have all the disk sets for windows os's - basically if i were you id probably grab the 2K or NT set... that will give you standard setup options for an OS install - which will give you the ability to format the hard drive in NTFS mode! Hope that helps
  11. Registry Tweaks, Part-1

    Thats ALOT of tweaks!
  12. Network Bridging

    In all honesty, (correct me if im wrong people) but i do believe this is strictly a windows XP function - it was and never will become a Windows 2000 Pro option... You might like to try google for some network bridging software - there is bound to be something out there... Ideally you would update your OS to Windows XP Know that really doesnt help But i would look for software as a last resort... download.com google.com Best bet Good Luck
  13. Switch users

    Yes, there is a quick key for it... If you use the Windows Key + L (windows key being the one between control and alt) Will bring you back to the welcome screen. - To switch, not log you off... So, ideally, you would let it start up, hit Windows + L to bring you back to the welcome screen... Presently i beleive however, the windows firewall is started by default - if thats what your using, and i do know the Norton Internet Security starts as a service last i checked - so that should be running as well... Hope its of some help
  14. These are the commands available in a DOS Script... ASSOC Displays or modifies file extension associations. AT Schedules commands and programs to run on a computer. ATTRIB Displays or changes file attributes. BREAK Sets or clears extended CTRL+C checking. CACLS Displays or modifies access control lists (ACLs) of files. CALL Calls one batch program from another. CD Displays the name of or changes the current directory. CHCP Displays or sets the active code page number. CHDIR Displays the name of or changes the current directory. CHKDSK Checks a disk and displays a status report. CHKNTFS Displays or modifies the checking of disk at boot time. CLS Clears the screen. CMD Starts a new instance of the Windows command interpreter. COLOR Sets the default console foreground and background colors. COMP Compares the contents of two files or sets of files. COMPACT Displays or alters the compression of files on NTFS partitions. CONVERT Converts FAT volumes to NTFS. You cannot convert the current drive. COPY Copies one or more files to another location. DATE Displays or sets the date. DEL Deletes one or more files. DIR Displays a list of files and subdirectories in a directory. DISKCOMP Compares the contents of two floppy disks. DISKCOPY Copies the contents of one floppy disk to another. DOSKEY Edits command lines, recalls Windows commands, and creates macros. ECHO Displays messages, or turns command echoing on or off. ENDLOCAL Ends localization of environment changes in a batch file. ERASE Deletes one or more files. EXIT Quits the CMD.EXE program (command interpreter). FC Compares two files or sets of files, and displays the differences between them. FIND Searches for a text string in a file or files. FINDSTR Searches for strings in files. FOR Runs a specified command for each file in a set of files. FORMAT Formats a disk for use with Windows. FTYPE Displays or modifies file types used in file extension associations. GOTO Directs the Windows command interpreter to a labeled line in a batch program. GRAFTABL Enables Windows to display an extended character set in graphics mode. HELP Provides Help information for Windows commands. IF Performs conditional processing in batch programs. LABEL Creates, changes, or deletes the volume label of a disk. MD Creates a directory. MKDIR Creates a directory. MODE Configures a system device. MORE Displays output one screen at a time. MOVE Moves one or more files from one directory to another directory. PATH Displays or sets a search path for executable files. PAUSE Suspends processing of a batch file and displays a message. POPD Restores the previous value of the current directory saved by PUSHD. PRINT Prints a text file. PROMPT Changes the Windows command prompt. PUSHD Saves the current directory then changes it. RD Removes a directory. RECOVER Recovers readable information from a bad or defective disk. REM Records comments (remarks) in batch files or CONFIG.SYS. REN Renames a file or files. RENAME Renames a file or files. REPLACE Replaces files. RMDIR Removes a directory. SET Displays, sets, or removes Windows environment variables. SETLOCAL Begins localization of environment changes in a batch file. SHIFT Shifts the position of replaceable parameters in batch files. SORT Sorts input. START Starts a separate window to run a specified program or command. SUBST Associates a path with a drive letter. TIME Displays or sets the system time. TITLE Sets the window title for a CMD.EXE session. TREE Graphically displays the directory structure of a drive or path. TYPE Displays the contents of a text file. VER Displays the Windows version. VERIFY Tells Windows whether to verify that your files are written correctly to a disk. VOL Displays a disk volume label and serial number. XCOPY Copies files and directory trees. These are the commands available to you, i bold'd the ones i think may help - sorry if its not, you might prefer to use a real porgramming language rather than using DOS scripts... DOS Is a little limited for that kind of stuff...
  15. Telnet Bat file

    As far as i can see from the doco that i have read. There isnt anything that can automate the password section? - Correct me if im wrong people... Basically, -a will log you will pass your current username... I.E telnet www.blahblahblah.com -a Should pass your username, not a password Whereas telnet www.blahblahblah.com -l Admin Should pass the username "admin" and again no password. As far as i can see there isnt much in the way of passing a Password. Sorry i couldnt be of more help.
  16. Un-Remove Language Bar

    Hey wass, You were kinda close In control panels -> Regional and Language Options -> Click "Languages" -> Click "Details" - > Click "Language Bar" -> Tick the ones your after Hope this helps!
  17. which motherboard to buy advice

    My vote goes to asus Better BIOS... Its a personal preference...
  18. Virtual CD for Longhorn?

    There is another prog out there called Original CD Emulator - which i found works pretty well - good for gaming anyways - it doesnt seem to have any conflict issues... Just a suggestion - you can probably google it
  19. Installer Monitor

    Id agree with crofttk... REGMON is pretty good - although its more of an active monitoring system... ie while the application is running. Kind of a pointless comment i know
  20. themes in windows 2000 pro sp4

    i agree with LiquidSage Id also like to suggest places like... www.stardock.net or www.wincustomize.net There are STAX of interface moding software out there nowdays
  21. Office XP & SP3

    Okay, in that case - i would still repeat the same process. Chances are that the path is stored SOMEWHERE in the registry... Most common HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Office OR Plan B which REALLY sucks... - Remove office from all of the computers, and then re-install from the start at least that way it will reset the correct path.... then you can patch them Sorry i couldnt be of more help
  22. Windows protection error

    I've got some suggestions - but your probably not gonna like them. Basically it depends on how computer literate you are. Firstly - Windows ME was probably the worst choice you could have made! Blue screens EVERYWHERE... but we cant help that now If i were in your situation - i wouldnt bother frigging around with the software - you've obviously tried re-installing with no luck... Id either... 1. Take the hard drive out, put it in another computer as a secondary drive and take the data you want. - Then put it back and format it. OR 2. Go into DOS, if you can get there delete your ENTIRE C:\WINDOWS directory re-install - this will allow you to re-install, chances are most things wont work of the start - but at least then you could re-install burning software, burn your data and format again. Hope that helps Good Luck!
  23. Office XP & SP3

    First place i would look is in the registry: 1. Start - Run -> Type "regedit" - Click OK 2. Do a find for "\\server1\offcexp_usethisone" If you find it anywhere (Which you probably will) replace it with the path your after - you might also like to make sure that your using the right CD that you originally installed with - i've seen previous install's be picky about which CD you use.
  24. Another one of these

    Exams suck Hope im not too late, i would try two things... 1. Download Adaware from download.com 2. Once you've run a scan using ad-aware in safe mode and removed everything it finds - repatch your computer with SP1a - see if it helps Just a thought Good Luck
  25. connection b/w 2 systems

    Id agree with XtremeMaC on that one -there are plenty of options. All depends on types of cards etc. Just make sure they're all sitting in the same WORKGROUP/DOMAIN.