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  1. actually SP2 has the MSJava update to v.3810. Meaning that, if you previously to apply SP2, had installed MSJava v.3809 and below (either separately or with the SP1 pack), it will update to 3810 when you apply the Service Pack 2. Now, if you slipstream, it won't show. Meaning that if you install XP slipstremad with SP2, then 3089, the update for 3810 will appear in your Windows Update page.
  2. I tried RH6M6 does not activate. The same for the one that shows up on Pro
  3. Why does the blonde change her baby's diapers once a week? Because on the package it says 'Up to 20 lb" ===== Why did the blonde was fired from the M & M's Quality Control packaging line? Because she was throwing away all the W's
  4. This is what I did: I set the native resolution on the monitor: 1280 x 1024 On Display Properties > Appearance I set Font Size as Large Because I think that the font from the Title Bars is too big I entered Advanced and modified it down to 12 font. For Explorer you can Try changing the font: Tahoma and Palatino Lynotype are the two I find better to read. I also use the Clear Type Effects under the Appearance tab. I don't change the DPI settings because they srew some of my programs like Dreamweaver. Hope this helps
  5. HOME (retail) My original CD has this key: VMWTT My original Unattend.txt has this one: JJWKH After slipstreaming the key in the Unattend migrates to the bottom of the file and chages to: RH6M6 PRO (retail) My original CD has this key: QMRJH My original Unattend.txt has this one: JJWKH (SAME AS HOME) After slipstreaming the key in the Unattend migrates to the bottom of the file and chages to: CD87T
  6. One day a guy died and found himself in hell. As he was wallowing in despair, he had his first meeting with a demon. The demon asked, "Why so glum?" The guy responded, "What do you think? I'm in hell!" "Hell's not so bad," the demon said. "We actually have a lot of fun down here. You a drinking man?" "Sure," the man said, "I love to drink." "Well, you're gonna love Mondays then. On Mondays all we do is drink. Whiskey, tequila, Guinness, wine coolers, diet Tab and Fresca. We drink till we throw up and then we drink some more!" The guy is astounded. "****, that sounds great." "You a smoker?" the demon asked. "You better believe it!" "You're gonna love Tuesdays. We get the finest cigars from all over the world and smoke our lungs out! If you get cancer, no biggie. You're already dead, remember?" "Wow, the guy said, "that's awesome!" The demon continued. "I bet you like to gamble." "Why yes, as a matter of fact I do." "Wednesdays you can gamble all you want. Craps, blackjack, roulette, poker, slots, whatever. If you go bankrupt, well, you're dead anyhow. You into drugs?" The guy said, "Are you kidding? I love drugs! You don't mean . . ." "That's right! Thursday is drug day. Help yourself to a great big bowl of crack, or smack. Smoke a doobie the size of a submarine. You can do all the drugs you want, you're dead, who cares!" "Wow," the guy said, starting to feel better about his situation. "I never realized Hell was such a cool place!" The demon said, "You gay?" "No!, No!." "Ooooh, you're gonna hate Fridays!" ===== By the time Willard pulled into a little town every hotel room was taken. He finally pulled up to the very last hotel and went into the office. "You've got to have a room somewhere," he pleaded. "Or just a bed - I don't care where." "Well, I do have a double room with one occupant," admitted the manager, "and he might be glad to split the cost. But to tell you the truth, he snores so loudly that people in adjoining rooms have complained in the past. I'm not sure it'd be worth it to you." "No problem," the tired traveler assured him. "I'll take it." The next morning Willard came down to breakfast bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. "How'd you sleep?" asked the manager. "Never better." The manager was impressed. "No problem with the other guy snoring, then?" "Nope, I shut him up in no time" said Willard. "How'd you manage that?" asked the manager. "He was already in bed, snoring away, when I came in the room," Willard explained. "I went over, gave him a kiss on the cheek, said, 'Goodnight, beautiful...and he sat up all night watching me."
  7. Here is mine: The computer was located on the floor, just in front of me. I was burning a CD when suddenly the CD drive started making a loud noise. Then, the tray literally exploded and a piece of the CD disk, which had been shattered to pieces, went through my blue jeans and got got stuck in my leg (it was a small cut thou). When I put a new CD drive I found out that it was attached by only 2 screws on one side. Probably that made the drive vibrate excessively when running at high speed, which, in turn, caused the accident.
  8. A woman takes a lover home during the day, while her husband is at work. Unbestknown to her, her 9 year old son was hiding in the closet. Her husband comes home unexpectedly, so she puts the lover in the closet with the little boy. The little boy says, " Dark in here." The man says, " Yes it is." Boy - " I have a baseball." Man - " That' s nice." Boy - " Want to buy it?" Man - " No, thanks." Boy - " My dad' s outside." Man - " OK, how much?" Boy - " $250." In the next few weeks, it happens again that the boy and the mom' s lover are in the closet together. Boy - " Dark in here." Man - " Yes, it is." Boy - " I have a baseball glove." The lover, remembering the last time, asks the boy, " How much?" Boy - " $750." Man - " Fine." A few days later, the father says to the boy, " Grab your glove. Let' s go outside and toss the baseball back and forth." The boy says, " I can' t. I sold them." The father asks, " How much did you sell them for?" The son says " $1,000." The father says, " That' s terrible to overcharge your friends like that. That is way more than those two things cost. I' m going to take you to church and make you confess." They go to the church and the father makes the little boy sit in the confessional booth and he closes the door. The boy says, " Dark in here." The priest says, " Don' t start that s**t again."
  9. these are my 2 cents: Dynamic disks are not Logical. Logical are partitions of an Extended drive. Basic - Extended (the partitions of Extended are called Logical) Dynamic is more or less like a Basic partition with the disadvantage that you can not make them bootable, and the advantages that you can swap entire HDDs with Dynamic partitions without any problems; or that you can combine, and divide partitions on the fly without loosing any data (good for servers and networks) Now, regarding to what you want to do you face a problem: you can put a program in the Dynamic, but when you install it, it most surely will write Registry keys, even some libraries, into Windows. For example: You partition your HDD in 2 Basic disks (C and D), install Windows in C and then convert D into Dynamic, so you are left with C as Basic and D as Dynamic. Then you install Program X into D, but you have shortcuts (which is the least problem, but also Registry keys and, probably, dlls and other files installed somewhere in Windows). You back up D and then, later on, reformat C and reinstall Windows in it. You need the to have a batch file that installs all the Registry keys and additional files that were in Windows. So you need to identify all thsoe Registry keys and files to make your batch file. That is Mission Impossible man!
  10. How many MSFN forum members does it take to change a light bulb? 1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed 14 to share similar experiences of changing light bulbs and how the light bulb could have been changed differently 7 to caution about the dangers of changing light bulbs 1 to move it to the Lighting section 2 to argue then move it to the Electricals section 7 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about changing light bulbs 5 to flame the spell checkers 3 to correct spelling/grammar flames 6 to argue over whether it's "lightbulb" or "light bulb" 6 to condemn those 6 as stupid 2 industry professionals to inform the group that the proper term is "lamp" 15 know-it-alls who claim they were in the industry, and that "light bulb" is perfectly correct 19 to post that this forum is not about light bulbs and to please take this discussion to a lightbulb forum 11 to defend the posting to this forum saying that we all use light bulbs and therefore the posts are relevant to this forum 36 to debate which method of changing light bulbs is superior, where to buy the best light bulbs, what brand of light bulbs work best for this technique and what brands are faulty 7 to post URL's where one can see examples of different light bulbs 4 to post that the URL's were posted incorrectly and then post the corrected URL's 3 to post about links they found from the URL's that are relevant to this group which makes light bulbs relevant to this group 13 to link all posts to date, quote them in their entirety including all headers and signatures, and add "Me too" 5 to post to the group that they will no longer post because they cannot handle the light bulb controversy 4 to say "didn't we go through this already a short time ago?" 13 to say "do a Google search on light bulbs before posting questions about light bulbs" 1 forum lurker to respond to the original post 6 months from now and start it all over again.
  11. I think that if it was "spread from the Persian Gulf in Asia", it is an Asian language. Now, a real trouble would be for someone living in Turkey
  12. You know what they say: there are 10 types of people, those who understand binary, and those who don't"
  13. 01001101 01111001 01101110 01100001 01110100 01101001 01110110 01100101 01101100 01100001 01101110 01100111 01110101 01100001 01100111 01100101 01101001 01110011 01010011 01110000 01100001 01101110 01101001 01110011 01101000
  14. C'mon! Speak up your mind!
  15. Copy the contents of both CDs to a folder in your HDD overwritting as necessary. Burn the contents of the above folder labeling the DVD as GEO11NA (which is the label of the second CD) That worked fine for me For Encarta 2004 (5 CDs) the label is: L04AXLRD1, for Encarta 2005 L05AXLRD1 For Adobe Creative Suite (5 CDs) you can burn the first 2 disks which have all the programs (the Installer will show all the programs at once), or if you want the add-ons you can burn 1 thru 4. Don;t burn disk 5 because it has an autoinstall on its own. You can use any label for Adobe multidisks (Encore, Illustrator, Suite) The only precaution with Adobe multidisks is that you have to enable ISO level 2 in your burner because Adobe has a lot of folders that are of more than 8 characters. Those are all the CDs I've merged. There is a method AIO (all in one) for the 5 Office Premium disks (probably there is something elsewhere in this forum)
  16. If you are using a Winnt.sif file add the following code: [Unattended] DriverSigningPolicy=Ignore
  17. MY 2 CENTS: http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=23683&hl=
  18. me too, but I think that the question aims at finding out if the unattended intallation was successful in disabling the firewall. Easiest way to find out: check if it is OFF
  19. strange, I was under the impression that it is hard to find
  20. Control Panel > Windows Firewall > Check OFF
  21. GSpot is good too (but hard to find) I could not find the thread so I posted a new one (giving help)
  22. This is how I do it: (UPDATED 8-10-04) Copy to I386: iaStor.inf iaStor.sys ===== On iaStor.inf: change: [SourceDisksNames] 1 = %DiskName%,,, for: [SourceDisksNames] 1 = %DiskName%,,,\I386 ===== Add to I386\DOSNET.INF [FloppyFiles.2] d1,iaStor.sys [Files] d1,iaStor.sys NOTE: There are 2 "Files" sections. Add the code to the second section. ===== Add to I386\TXTSETUP.SIF [SourceDisksFiles] iaStor.inf = 1,,,,,,,20,0,0 iaStor.sys = 1,,,,,,3_,4,1 [HardwareIdsDatabase] PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_24DF&CC_0104 = "iaStor" [SCSI.Load] iaStor = iaStor.sys,4 [SCSI] iaStor = "Intel(R) 82801ER SATA RAID Controller" ===== Add to I386\Winnt.sif NOTE: This is to avoid the "Unsigned Driver" warning that pops up during installation [Unattended] DriverSigningPolicy=Ignore NOTE: If you dont have an I386\Winnt.sif file, this is the bare minimum that you need (make it with Notepad and save as Winnt.sif) [Data] AutoPartition=1 MsDosInitiated="0" UnattendedInstall="Yes" [Unattended] UnattendMode=ProvideDefault OemPreinstall=No DriverSigningPolicy=Ignore [GuiUnattended] EncryptedAdminPassword=NO OEMSkipRegional=1 [UserData] FullName="" OrgName="" [Identification] JoinWorkgroup=WORKGROUP [Networking] InstallDefaultComponents=Yes Burn and install. No more need for FDD or press F6 ===== Any comments are appreciated Ropera

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