Synomenon

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  1. I downloaded the Vista Ultimate x64 w/ SP2 ISO from my Technet account. Is the current version of vLite fully compatible / usable w/ this ISO?
  2. Ah ok, I suspected it might have something to do with that. The only other one I see w/ SP1 integrated already (02-28-2008) has all the versions in it. All I want is Ultimate. vLite can remove the other versions right?
  3. I've downloaded Vista Ultimate w/SP1 from my TechNet account. It's this one: Windows Vista Ultimate with Service Pack 1 Checked/Debug Build (x64) - DVD (English) en_windows_vista_ultimate_with_service_pack_1_checked_build_x64_dvd_71940.iso from 03-07-2008 The file size is 3,330.93MB. After extracting this ISO's files (using UltraISO) to a folder, I started up vLite 1.2 final. I pointed it to the folder where I extracted the ISO's files. vLite then gives me this message: " vLite supports Windows Vista from the versions 6.0.6000.16386 (RTM). Version detected: 0.0.0.0. You can continue at your own risk or if you just want to make / burn bootable ISO. " Also, under the status indicator on vLite's front page, it shows this when I point it to the folder where I extracted the ISO's files: Operating system: Windows Longhorn Client Description: Windows Longhorn Client (6001.18000.amd64chk.longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) EDITIONS:BUSINESS,HOMEBASIC,HOMEBASICN,HOMEPREMIUM,HOMEPREMIUMN,STARTER,ULTIMATE,ULTIMATEN,ENTERPRIS E,ENTERPRISEN Architecture: 64-bit Version: 0.0.0.0 What's going on here? Why does vLite not recognize Vista Ultimate w/ SP1 in it already from TechNet?
  4. Tried that already.
  5. Ok, I've never gotten this to work. If anyone can make a version of this clean boot CD that works with any SATA optical drive, I'll pay you.
  6. Is vLite fully compatible / does it work with the ISO of Vista that has SP1 in it already? I have access to this image (as do most of you I'm guessing) as a Technet subscriber. I'd like to use vLite with this ISO so I can remove things I don't need.
  7. Is nLite fully compatible / does it work with the ISO of XP that has SP3 in it already? I have access to this image (as do most of you I'm guessing) as a Technet subscriber. I'd like to use nLite with this ISO so I can remove things I don't need.
  8. Thanks again Glen. Yes, I want the query to list all the cities from the three city columns in the three different tables. I only want the cities thought that start with the letter A, B or C. I'm new to SQL though. How do I use a SubString or Between? This is what I've tried: When I have the WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' on just the last SELECT: SELECT city "City" FROM employee UNION SELECT city "City" FROM customer UNION SELECT city "CITY" FROM contact WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' ORDER BY city; I get this list of cities: +------------------+ | City | +------------------+ | Acton | | Acworth | | Albany | | Atlanta | | Austin | | Baltimore | | Bedford | | Belmont | | Bohemia | | Boston | | Brooklyn Park | | Buford | | Burbank | | Burlington | | Cambridge | | Carmel | | Chattanooga | | Chicago | | Cincinnati | | Clarksburg | | Columbus | | Concord | | Dallas | | Danbury | | Denver | | Detriot | | Don Mills | | East Douglas | | Edmonton | | Elmsford | | Emeryville | | Eugene | | Fairfax | | Fargo | | Fort Wayne | | Framingham | | Ft. Wayne | | Gloucester | | Hartford | | Houston | | Hull | | Huntington Beach | | Jackson | | Jacksonville | | Kansas City | | Knoxville | | Lakewood | | Landover | | Laramie | | LeCroix | | Lexington | | Lisle | | Long Beach | | Los Altos | | Los Angeles | | Madison | | Mamaroneck | | Manchester | | Matthews | | McLean | | Miami | | Middletown | | Milton | | Minneapolis | | Miramar | | Mississauga | | Missola | | Mogadore | | Nashville | | Natick | | Needham | | New Bedford | | New Berlin | | New London | | New Orleans | | New York | | Newton | | North Miami | | North Potomac | | Northbrook | | Orlando | | Overland Park | | Paoli | | Peoria | | Plymouth | | Port Washington | | Powell | | Raleigh | | Reston | | Rochester | | Rutherford | | Salt Lake City | | San Francisco | | San Jose | | San Ramon | | Santa Fe | | Sarasota | | Sioux City | | South Laguna | | Spokane | | St Louis | | St Paul | | St. Louis | | Stow | | Stowe | | Syracuse | | Tacoma | | Victoria | | Waltham | | Washington | | Watertown | | Wellesley | | West Bloomfield | | West Chicago | | West Roxbury | | Westerville | | Westwood | | White Plains | | Wilmington | | Winchester | | Winnipeg | | Winter Park | | Wood Bridge | +------------------+ 123 rows in set (0.00 sec) Those are all the cities in the "city" column in all three tables. Some of these cities are in three of the tables, some in two of the tables and some in only one table. The Unions seem to be filtering them correctly since it shows all of the cities only once. However, when I put the WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' in the last SELECT and the second SELECT: SELECT city "City" FROM employee UNION SELECT city "City" FROM customer WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' UNION SELECT city "CITY" FROM contact WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' ORDER BY city; it lists only these cities: +--------------+ | City | +--------------+ | Acton | | Atlanta | | Bedford | | Belmont | | Boston | | Burlington | | Cambridge | | Concord | | Emeryville | | Framingham | | Gloucester | | Houston | | Lexington | | Long Beach | | Milton | | Natick | | Needham | | Newton | | Stow | | Waltham | | Watertown | | Wellesley | | West Roxbury | | Westwood | | Winchester | +--------------+ 25 rows in set (0.00 sec) Finally, when I put the WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' in all three of the SELECTs: SELECT city "City" FROM employee WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' UNION SELECT city "City" FROM customer WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' UNION SELECT city "CITY" FROM contact WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' ORDER BY city; I get: Empty set
  9. So I need to put: WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' in all three like this? SELECT city "City" FROM employee WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' UNION SELECT city "City" FROM customer WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' UNION SELECT city "CITY" FROM contact WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' ORDER BY city; --------------------------------- Scratch that. Just tried the above and am getting an "Empty Set". Anyone have more suggestions?
  10. I have a simple SQL query that won't work. Well it seems to work, except for the part where I want only cities that begin with the letters A, B, or C to be shown. Here's my query: SELECT city "City" FROM employee UNION SELECT city "City" FROM customer UNION SELECT city "CITY" FROM contact WHERE city LIKE '[A-C]%' ORDER BY city; Basically, all three tables (employee, customer, and contact) have a field / column named "city". I want the query to show me all of the cities from the three tables (with no city repeated) that begin with the letters A, B, or C. I think it's showing me all the cities, but it's not filtering them out. It's showing me ALL the cities. I just want the ones that start with A, B, or C.
  11. Is there any way to change the width of the sidebar? I'm running Vista Ultimate x64. Reason I want to change the width is that the Everest sidebar gadget is kind of cramped. If I make the font larger for items in the Everest sidebar gadget, items wrap to the line beneath and it begins to look cluttered. If the sidebar is resizable (width-wise), would the gadgets take advantage of that extra width and automatically space / resize themselves too?
  12. I tried making a macro: Tools -> Macro -> Macros but it looks like you have to know how to program.
  13. I'm using Outlook 2007 and would like a custom button that will do these to whatever email is selected: - Mark the mail as read. - Move the mail to a specific folder. Can someone please help me with this? I've searched and can't find how to make such a button.
  14. Right now there are only two files on the "Clean Boot CD" when I open it in explorer: BOOTCAT.BIN BOOTIMG.BIN I tried extracting the contents of both files and only BOOTIMG.BIN will extract. These files are in BOOTIMG.BIN: attrib.exe chkdsk.ex debug.exe deltree.exe ext.exe extract.exe fdisk.exe findramd.exe hibinv.exe label.exe mem.exe move.exe mscdex.exe scandisk.exe scanreg.exe xcopy32.exe xcopy.exe scandisk.ini xcopy32.mod command.com edit.com format.com mode.com sys.com autoexec.bat fixit.bat help.bat cd1.sys cd2.sys cd3.sys cd4.sys config.sys country.cs display.sys flashpt.sys himem.sys io.sys msdos.sys readme.txt -------------------- When I open config.sys in notepad, this is what's in it: rem DEVICE=HIMEM.SYS /testmem:off FILES=30 BUFFERS=20 DEVICE=cd1.SYS /D:tomato rem DEVICE=cd1.SYS /D:tomato /P:1f0,14 rem DEVICE=cd1.SYS /D:tomato /P:170,15 rem DEVICE=cd1.SYS /D:tomato /P:170,10 rem DEVICE=cd1.SYS /D:tomato /P:1e8,12 rem DEVICE=cd1.SYS /D:tomato /P:1e8,11 rem DEVICE=cd1.SYS /D:tomato /P:168,10 rem DEVICE=cd1.SYS /D:tomato /P:168,9 LASTDRIVE=Z --------------- So I would just replace: DEVICE=cd1.SYS /D:tomato with: DEVICE=GCDROM.SYS /D:tomato ? I'm guessing I add the GCDROM.SYS to the same directory all of these files are in. Once I add GCDROM.SYS though, how do I pack them all back up into that single BOOTIMG.BIN file? Also, do I need to delete the cd1-4.sys files?
  15. I found the driver I need to add to that "Clean Boot CD": http://www.nu2.nu/bootcd/#clean It's GCDROM.sys http://marktsai0316.googlepages.com/gcdromfordos How do I add GCDROM.sys to that "Clean Boot CD" I linked to ( http://marktsai0316.googlepages.com/gcdromfordos )?