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Everything posted by W3bbo

  1. what d you mean by your cursor "shocking"? I think the problem might be related to your earlier installation of XPize Darkside. I think you should just backup your stuff, reformat, and reinstall Windows from your CD, patch to SP3, then install xpize 5R6 (or 5R7 if it's out by then). Your computer looks like it was made in 2004, so if you haven't reformatted since then now would be a good time to do so.
  2. You haven't really described the problems you're having very well, but xpize will never cause your computer to experience a BSOD (which would be reported to you afterwards as a Serious Error). I suspect something else is up with your computer that maybe xpize made more apparent.
  3. xpize won't affect the layout of the shutdown dialog. Your system's power settings give you one-click access to the Hibernate mode, I forget which settings change it though. If there's only 3 buttons you can still access Hibernate by holding down shift and clicking standby.
  4. W3bbo

    Custom 7-Zip

    xpize already modifies 7Zip's toolbar art and icons. I cannot extract that installer's files onto my system and I'm not comfortable with executing it, so what resources did you use?
  5. That's your installation log; we're after the uninstallation log.
  6. You'll find an Uninstallation log somewhere on your system (probably located under Documents and Settings\You\Local Settings\Anolis) this logfile will contain messages that explain why various things that were uninstalled were not uninstalled. If you do find it, copy it to PasteBin then put the link here so I can investigate for you. Also, you did restart after uninstalling, right?
  7. xpize 5 doesn't have an "unattended" option.
  8. W3bbo

    Release 7

    The UxTheme.dll patcher built-in to xpize 5 supports Windows XP from RTM through to SP3, and you can only install xpize 5 on an SP3 system so there would never be a case where you'd install SP3 after installing xpize, unless you're refering to XPize 4.7, which I recommend uninstalling before installing SP3, or better yet: reformat your system.
  9. W3bbo

    Release 7

    Here's the current state of Freecell: I'm still working on getting the "game win" image looking right; there's nothing I can do about the scaling, I just need to find an image that scales well.
  10. W3bbo

    Release 7

    Arghhhh! In the past I was experimenting only with 24-bit bitmaps (naivly thinking the pallete replacement system would work the same even though it wasn't indexed colour). But I just made a test 32-bit bitmap for the toolbar art and now it works! Thanks for the tip, this'll be included in Release 7 now. You'll find screenshot proof attached. I need to look into why the button images are shifted along by one though. You guys can expect Release 7 sometime in January.
  11. W3bbo

    Release 7

    As explained in the past, the toolbar in WordPad is hardcoded to 16-color. The only way around it is by releasing a binary patch for it, and I lack the skills to know how to do that.
  12. W3bbo

    Release 7

    I'm afraid I'll have to cancel Release 7 for this year, I'm moving back to my parents' home over the Christmas holiday and there's too much data on my computer to move easily. I guess you'll have to wait until I get back in January.
  13. W3bbo

    Release 7

    My end-of-term is coming up soon, I'll have a short while to be able to put together xpize 5 Release 7. This release would be few fixes on top of Release 6 and there are a few resources I'd like to finish off (such as in some MMC consoles). If anyone has any suggestions that haven't already been posted on the Release 6 thread, I'd like to hear them.
  14. When XPize 4.7 was installed, it patched pretty much every single system file that contained UI artwork and made a backup copy of those files somewhere on your system. When SP3 was installed, it replaced these patched files with Microsoft's official files (which still contain old UI artwork). XPize 4.7's uninstaller replaces the current file with the backup copy and performs zero validation (i.e. it will replace SP3 versions of files with the SP2 originals. Obviously this will cause problems). After installing xpize 5R6 your SP3 system files will be patched again. So if you uninstall XPize 4.7
  15. As stated before on these forums, XPize 4.7's uninstaller is unreliable and often causes problems, especially if SP3 has been installed (assuming it was an SP2 system when XPize 4.7 was installed). For reasons like the one you describe we don't recommend every uninstalling XPize 4.7 (why would anyone want to anyway? ). I guess you'll have to reformat and reinstall Windows. There's nothing more I can do to help you, sorry.
  16. W3bbo

    Resourcer 0.9

    Resourcer is very much a "read-only" tool beyonds the ability to replace an entire resource's data with that loaded from a file, support for actually modifying resources in-place is a forthcoming feature.
  17. Open up Boot.ini in Notepad (make sure it isn't read-only) Remove the /BOOTLOGO option. You can get a list of drivers as they're loaded by adding /SOS ...there's no reason to do that other than to look 'different'.
  18. Merely replacing the icon in the EXE then saving it will have no effect as the file will be overwritten when you reboot. You'll need to bypass System File Protection somehow, there are various means of doing this (Anolis Installer / xpize does it by using MoveFileEx/PFRO table and then rebooting).
  19. I'm kinda peeved Angus decided to update his venerable ResHacker to support x64 because my free Resourcer program has supported it from the beginning, now people are going to him for downloads instead of me, ah well.
  20. XPize 4.7's uninstaller is a bit on the broken side. This is why I don't recommend installing it and instead use xpize 5, where the uninstaller won't mess your system up (although to be honest, I don't know why people feel the need to uninstall it...). Note that xpize 5 will refuse to install on 2000, Vista, or Win7 (though you can run the installer, but only to do a CD Image patch/slipstream) I think XPize 4.7 is the same, though I haven't checked lately. As other people have mentioned, you cannot do an in-place upgrade of 32-bit Windows XP to 64-bit Windows 7, due to major differences in eac
  21. That would be a massive undertaking.
  22. W3bbo

    Icons licence

    Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2's library contains a lot more Vista and Win7-style icons. In the meanwhile, have you checked out FamFamFam?
  23. Can you post a screenshot?
  24. *.anofp files are not backups (they're kept in "%programfiles%\Anolis\Backup...") by default, but are the modified files that have yet to replace the originals. This is done when you restart your computer immediately after installation. Afterwards all of the *.anofp files will be gone from your system. Can you define "manually quarantining" the file? Did your AV software suggest something xpize does is a virus?
  25. xpize 5 doesn't touch anything that might affect Firefox. The only thing I can think of is if you were using a specific visual style that Firefox had a special case for relating to the font. No-one else has reported this issue (I'm using FF3.5.5 myself right now) so I'll need more information before I can provide any real assistance. But are you certain xpize is the cause of this?
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