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  1. Windows XP "Windows Cannot Change Password"

    Hi all, I'm also having this error. In my case, although I get the error, the password is actually set =\. Any way to fix it? It happens to all my accounts =(. Thanks.
  2. I've yet to try that, but it should . I trust your tweak, I just don't understand why VMWare and VPC are like this .
  3. I've rebooted already? =\ I thought I stated it. Thanks though . Edit: I'm running it on VMware, and I've rebooted the virtual machine a lot of times already. Must I reboot my actual system? It doesn't make sense to me . I can't test it out now, downloading some anime .
  4. Hiya, thanks for those links, but they don't state any thing related to my problem, or did I miss it? By the way, interesting articles, especially the 2nd one .
  5. Hiya, I've tried VMWare. My page file is stuck at 383MB now =\. the attached screenshot will give a better idea of my problem. Thanks in advance. Notice the pagefile is set at 768-768MB, but the allocated is 383MB . I've restarted many times already.
  6. Quick Launch Icons?

    Yea it's the same user. I was just wondering why ^_^. Anyone? Thanks by the way, I'll check out shortcut.exe ^^.
  7. Yup my virtual hard disk has 3GB, and it's NTFS . Alright I'll give VMWare a try. Thanks man .
  8. Ah ok, thanks. Got to read up on RunOnceEX now .
  9. Hiya, Just wondering, is there anyway I can make Windows run another batch file right after I restart my computer? (After [GuiRunOnce], restart, and run another batch file.] Thanks in advance.
  10. Hi, I used the below entry to enable quick launch in an unattended installation, and I noticed that when installing from [GuiRunOnce] Firefox, Thunderbird, and Winamp (not silent, with dialogs ), their icons don't get added to the quick launch bar. By default, these programs create quicklaunch icons when installing them normally. [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Streams\Desktop] "TaskbarWinXP"=hex:0c,00,00,00,08,00,00,00,02,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,b0,e2,2b,\ d8,64,57,d0,11,a9,6e,00,c0,4f,d7,05,a2,22,00,1c,00,0a,01,00,00,1a,00,00,00,\ 01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,4c,00,00,00,01,14,02,00,00,\ 00,00,00,c0,00,00,00,00,00,00,46,83,00,00,00,10,00,00,00,a0,b0,48,5e,89,8d,\ bd,01,00,d8,9e,e4,2a,8d,bd,01,00,45,fe,5e,89,8d,bd,01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\ 00,01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,13,01,14,00,1f,0f,e0,4f,\ d0,20,ea,3a,69,10,a2,d8,08,00,2b,30,30,9d,19,00,23,44,3a,5c,00,00,00,00,00,\ 00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,cd,97,15,00,31,00,00,00,00,00,af,24,5c,\ b9,10,80,57,69,6e,6e,74,00,00,20,00,31,00,00,00,00,00,af,24,a3,b9,10,00,50,\ 72,6f,66,69,6c,65,73,00,50,52,4f,46,49,4c,45,53,00,19,00,31,00,00,00,00,00,\ c1,24,08,92,10,00,69,65,35,30,30,2e,30,30,30,00,00,28,00,31,00,00,00,00,00,\ c1,24,08,92,10,00,41,70,70,6c,69,63,61,74,69,6f,6e,20,44,61,74,61,00,41,50,\ 50,4c,49,43,7e,31,00,21,00,31,00,00,00,00,00,c5,22,9d,91,10,00,4d,69,63,72,\ 6f,73,6f,66,74,00,4d,49,43,52,4f,53,7e,31,00,29,00,31,00,00,00,00,00,d3,22,\ 32,a6,10,00,49,6e,74,65,72,6e,65,74,20,45,78,70,6c,6f,72,65,72,00,49,4e,54,\ 45,52,4e,7e,31,00,24,00,31,00,00,00,00,00,db,22,76,ba,10,00,51,75,69,63,6b,\ 20,4c,61,75,6e,63,68,00,51,55,49,43,4b,4c,7e,31,00,00,00,8d,00,00,00,1c,00,\ 00,00,01,00,00,00,1c,00,00,00,36,00,00,00,0d,f0,ad,ba,8c,00,00,00,1a,00,00,\ 00,03,00,00,00,e7,18,2d,23,10,00,00,00,49,45,35,30,30,5f,58,31,43,00,43,3a,\ 5c,57,49,4e,4e,54,5c,50,72,6f,66,69,6c,65,73,5c,49,45,35,30,30,2e,30,30,30,\ 5c,41,70,70,6c,69,63,61,74,69,6f,6e,20,44,61,74,61,5c,4d,69,63,72,6f,73,6f,\ 66,74,5c,49,6e,74,65,72,6e,65,74,20,45,78,70,6c,6f,72,65,72,5c,51,75,69,63,\ 6b,20,4c,61,75,6e,63,68,00,00,10,00,00,00,05,00,00,a0,1a,00,00,00,a3,00,00,\ 00,00,00,00,00,08,00,00,00,02,00,00,00,cc,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,03,00,00,00,\ 4a,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,40,00,32,00,e6,01,00,00,c4,24,15,9f,20,00,4c,61,75,\ 6e,63,68,20,49,6e,74,65,72,6e,65,74,20,45,78,70,6c,6f,72,65,72,20,42,72,6f,\ 77,73,65,72,2e,6c,6e,6b,00,4c,41,55,4e,43,48,7e,32,2e,4c,4e,4b,00,00,00,40,\ 00,00,00,02,00,00,00,36,00,32,00,48,02,00,00,c4,24,15,9f,20,00,4c,61,75,6e,\ 63,68,20,4f,75,74,6c,6f,6f,6b,20,45,78,70,72,65,73,73,2e,6c,6e,6b,00,4c,41,\ 55,4e,43,48,7e,31,2e,4c,4e,4b,00,00,00,36,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,2c,00,32,00,\ 51,00,00,00,ec,22,46,39,20,00,53,68,6f,77,20,44,65,73,6b,74,6f,70,2e,73,63,\ 66,00,53,48,4f,57,44,45,7e,31,2e,53,43,46,00,00,00,52,00,00,00,e0,00,00,00,\ 00,00,00,00,16,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,16,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,01,\ 00,00,00,01,00,00,00,aa,4f,28,68,48,6a,d0,11,8c,78,00,c0,4f,d9,18,b4,37,02,\ 00,00,e0,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,16,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,16,00,00,\ 00,00,00,00,00,01,00,00,00 By the way, I got the tweak above from http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=11672&st=0. Thanks in advance. Edit: I forgot to add that if I re-install them manually, the icons get created.
  11. WwTIPPYwW: Yep, that's what I did. However, the pagefile is always stuck at 191MB on my virtual PC. Does it work for you? prathapml: Thanks I'll check that out . Edit: prathapml, yours seems very effective . I'm trying it on my VPC in an hour or so . Edit: Bah, it's still stuck at 191MB. The initial size shows 768MB, and the maximum size shows 768MB. However, the "Currently Allocated" shows 191MB. Restarting it didn't work. Is this a VPC 2004 bug?
  12. kazaa lite installation

    Hey, I've been wondering, what is the /SP- switch for? I've managed to make it completely silent, however, it doesn't automatically install the Real and Quicktime plugins for my firefox browser, probably cause it'll require a dialog. I don't mind having a dialog for just a short while, so which is the switch that will allow dialogs when needed? Edit: Thanks by the way . Helped a lot! Edit: Pardon my laziness, I just found out what /SP is for. /SP- Disables the This will install... Do you wish to continue? prompt at the beginning of Setup. Source: http://www.appdeploy.com/packages/detail.asp?id=111
  13. Hiya, if you take a look at [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management] You'll see a key "PagingFiles", which I think holds the information for the page file, export it and you should be done. However, I've tried it on a Virtual PC installation, but it's always locked at 191MB, it seems there's some problem with Page Files in a VPC, cause it's still stuck at 191MB even when I install without that specific registry setting. Anyway, mine's set to C:\pagefile.sys, with a fixed size of 768MB. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management] "PagingFiles"=hex(7):43,00,3a,00,5c,00,70,00,61,00,67,00,65,00,66,00,69,00,6c,\ 00,65,00,2e,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,20,00,37,00,36,00,38,00,20,00,37,00,36,00,\ 38,00,00,00,00,00