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  1. Can someone please PM me the updater, nether the links #1 work for me. On second link I get "Unable to read session config" lol I got about 5 different people PM the same attachment hahah thanks everyone I'm flattered
  2. I found an interesting thread here about this and I will probably forward it to the devs of the game to take a look. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15615594/udpclient-exception-on-async-reception-only-on-windows-xp
  3. Good spot . So is this a unique instance where binary can't be read and deliberately encoded to be such, right? That examples to read binary exist suggests binary values can be read usually.
  4. I have tried numerous examples from the web and none have worked, paying close attention to syntax. The closest I got was that seen below: This works but result is still Binary message box, (as opposed to a comprehensible string, contary to what the author of this snippet implied) example 2 Reurns an error. Nothing Error again. Any Ideas? the Path I'm trying to read is SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\WPAEvents Binary detail withing key OOBETimer
  5. hmm. Thanks for heads up. I'd like the disk to be as compatible as possible. I noted that E2B has elements of CSM. I was already experimenting with E2B I just wanted to test the finalized .ISO in the short term. here is the BIOS. When only Legacy is ticked , blinking underscore still persists. BIOS must be broken.
  6. Hi all After 6month haitus I use nlite again, I always have done things the same way and it worked i.e. customize unattended install with nlite > use nlite to make .iso > burn said ISO to usb with rufus. This ALWAYS WORKED. But now, (albeit on a new motherboard) there is a blinking light at boot from USB... Is the motherboard doing something different? My only guess is that older motherboards check subdirectories (i.e, inside i386) for relevant files and new UEFI based board don't. The current items on the highest most directory of USB are: I386 folder $OEM$ folder WIN51 WIN51IP WIN51IP.SP2 WIN51IP.SP3 I can't recal if this is typical or not. I just never had to care to pay attention to USB booting files because rufus and nlite always did the work automatically.. I really dislike when small problems like this sprout out of nowhere - its really annoying.
  7. Would anyone recommend E2B (which I think is a bootloader/ variant of grub) to do this? On the main E2B website, there are two variants to download. Easy2Boot_v1.B8A_DPMS.zip (has drivers inside) last edited 2019 Easy2Boot_v1.B8A.zip (doesn't) Now, consider DP_MassStorage_wnt5_x86-32_1412115.7z seperately (last edited 12/12/2014, which is good enough). While E2B seems complicated, that there may be a more straight forward approach; I say this because I accidentally happened upon WinSetupFromUSB It. has improved since I last tried it to make bootable XP USB; the latest version now has a DPMS folder (which can be made to have uptodate SATA drivers inside maybe). The readme (vaguely) alludes to placing some devcon.exe in FIRADISK directory (guess: DPMS/FIRADISK). Heres a video of WinSetupFromUSB with updated drivers in DPMS: Options 1 & 2 do nothing, returns back immediately. To fast to read the error also. Option 3 launches the XP setup, 4, launches existing install on hard drive. Really close to intent in OP but no CigaRrrrrrr. Side observation: The obovementioned driver pack is 67mb. But loppy is 1.4meg max. right? I discovered / tried out mtool and right enough it does not allow image beyond 1440kb: C:\mtools-4.0.18-win32>mformat -C -f 67000 -v WINVBLOCK -i WinVBlock.img :: Bad size 67000 Looking for any pointers thanks
  8. FYI: IE8 MUI langauge pack adds a whopping 120MB to ISO I have found.
  9. Thanks, i'm not really a fan of AV, I keep secure files on external drives (and insta-reinstall OS) should cmplications arise. Better that way IMO. The hype of AV is really perpetrated by businesses, its those who actually need it the most.
  10. Thanks for the solutions. I got it to work in the end.
  11. Dear forum As sole user and administrator, I am unable to overwrite a particular .dll in system32 on a Windows 7 PC but I get "you do not have perimissions to perform ths action". It 'isn't use' at the time of copy. Is this specifically because sys32 and its contents are protected by WFP? On windows XP (with SFC dsiabled) its possible to overwrite the same dll in question, in same folder. Is it Impossible on standard Win 7 Install? Is there a workaround?
  12. anyDesk is a mircale! I'm now able to control my brothers windows 7 from my PC which has XP installed! Happy!!!
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