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About daywalker03

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  1. What version number of Windows Live Messenger are you seeing this with, and were you using the display audio file playing feature when It happened? Edit: I just got hit by it as well.
  2. Has anyone here gotten xFire to work while using Yahoo Messenger? I can't get it to work here.
  3. Don't you get targeted ads in Gmail? And if you have Ad-blocking software like Norton Internet Security or something installed the ads don't show anyway.
  4. GM, MBSA can be flaky if files installed are newer than it expects to find.
  5. I would have to agree with GM on the updates. Since SP2 is only a Release Candidate and not the final one, they probably won't let anyone get them any other way until the Final is released.
  6. killerbee, I think it can be edited in any text editor that supports unicode... Wraith, feel free to tell if I got it wrong.
  7. I'm having a slight problem as well. When I use a winnt.sif file, the installation ends up with IE not associated with http url's and the Windows Update shortcut on the Classic Start Menu fails to open the Windows Update Website. I can post an edited version of my winnt.sif if it would be of help.
  8. If you put a compressed copy of the SATA/RAID driver in the I386 directory, you shouldn't need to.
  9. If it's written in C or C++, I might be able to do something if the code can be compiled with GCC, since that's the only 32bit compiler I have.
  10. DX 9.0b should have been there. DX9ntopk is the same thing. The Creative Tech update isn't a "Critical" update. KB817778 cannot be installed with XPCreate. You'll get an error message. Go to Start - Run and type SYSOCMGR to see what you'll get. As far as the others, I'm not sure.
  11. I have a DVD+RW drive. I like it so far. The one I have is the Liteon LDW-401S.
  12. @Alanoll, both of the motherboards I've had in my PC in the last year support booting from USB in the BIOS. I would agree with you on installing over the network, though.
  13. Interesting. I get 3.5 to 4 minute copy times from my CD-ROM and it's an old drive. I haven't tried copying from my new one, yet.
  14. Only file I put in was XPSP2. All 273MB of it. I might have the rest here somewhere if you want a more "accurate" time... For what it's worth, GM, my times on PATA are close to yours on SATA. I think the one full disk I did was around 35 minutes.
  15. Well, I just did one. GM, this is Windows XP Pro 2002, just updating it to Service Pack 2 RC1. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- 16:53:48 -- Started at: 16:46:29 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- 16:53:48 -- Finished at: 16:53:48 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- System is Athlon XP 2200+, 512 MB RAM, Creative 8432 CD-RW drive reading the XP CD-ROM, WD 80 GIG Parallel ATA HD. Just to the ISO stage, not including burning the image to CD-R.