Please note to upload the BuCleanLog which could found on the desktop when you are reporting bugs. Attached with some screenshots if applicable
Tutorials could be found on the Blogspot http://buclean.blogs.../tutorials.html
NEW RELEASE 14/07/2012
* WHAT'S NEW IN BUCLEAN STUDIO
* SOME FEATURES
* FAQ'S IN A NUTSHELL
* CURRENT TASKS
* SCREEN SHOTS
Latest version/BuClean Online Folder
Note: All latest version will available on this link; which is a Mediafire Folder
We are working on a Silent Installation Toolkit which will help the user to silent install a bunch of softwares simply.
We have built a quick Windows7 SlipStream, ISO Builder, and we are now finsihing the surprise!!, It will be released in the next few days (less than 3 days)
An updated version of BuClean will include the ability to quick SlipStream Win7, a new Windows Editions Display, MegaConverter (perviously know as Exe2Cab Converter, added features to convert between all pictures formats and MSU to Cab), ISO Builder and USB Burning, Soon will be released.
We have released the Version 5 Enterprise, Please refer to the ChangeLog for more information about this release.
An updated version of BuClean holding the name "BuClean 5 Enterprise Optimized" will be released in the next two days as We expect. This edition will add the full support for any language, this has idea has been improved and studied after a Russian group called "Megasoftware GrouP" has PM'ed us about translating the software. Also the edition will support the Tab key to move around more accurately around the controls, and an optimized performance and look for all BuClean Applications.
In Addition to that we have re-written the messaging classes to support any language included a class for translating and rendering the messages.
We have recently done an agreement with 7Customizer developer, and its phases are listed below:
We are pleased to announce that after negotiations with the Developer of the 7Customizer. We have agreed on:
1. Renaming BuClean 7mizer and 7Customizer to BuClean 7Customizer.
2. Developer will lead the MENA Team of BuClean.
3. Developer will be the first BuClean member to implement a real Component Removal.
4. All XMLs and Standards that were created for 7Customizer will be supported officially on BuClean 7Customizer.
5. Both old softwares (7Customizer and BuClean 7mizer) will no longer be supported. However the latest software will be supported under the name BuClean 7Customizer.
6. BuClean MENA Team, Will provide the second language support for BuClean.
7. Developer will have the lead of BuClean 7Customizer and its standreds.
8. BuClean Main Windows, Will be changed for that reasons with some information and designs illustrating the unity between 7Customizer and BuClean.
9. BuClean 7Customizer will be one software, Supporting Windows Vista and 7. and soon Windows 8.
This agreement will help both 7Customizer and BuClean to provide better services under one single team named "BuClean 7Customizer".
The Russian team which is dedicated to translating the software to Russian, has informed us that they are facing a trouble, and it must be solved by the end of this month. That is in addition to the first version which will graduate from the beta to the normal phase. After contracting with 7Customizer developer. Also the name of the software will change from 7mizer to BuClean 7Customzier.
We have released the Version 5 Enterprise Optimized, which supports the Multilingual, Remove Components, 7Customizer xmls and much more. Please refer to the ChangeLog for more information about this release.
We have fixed a bug that prevents the updates from being recognized also the WAIK problem has been fixed you will only need to point the address manually.
Please check the latest release for more information you may check the ChangeLog. Thanks
A new release of BuClean has just been released please refer to the change log at the end of this topic. Thanks to all MSFN users
[quote name='WHATS NEW IN BUCLEAN STUDIO?']
It is a tool base on C Sharp OOP coding and using WAIK to help it on some key tech features when dealing with the Windows 7 edition. BuClean Studio is developed with beginners in mind as well as professionals, it could deploy Windows edition in a matter of minutes with needed configuration. In other words it will help you to cook your own Windows 7 with your favorite spices.
Minimum requirements of BuClean Studio
10-15GB of Disk Space
USB-DVD (for Burning the Windows image)
256mb of Graphics Card
10-15 of Disk Space
USB-DVD (for Burning the Windows image)
256mb of Graphics
Windows Vista/7 (any service pack)
.NET framework 4 http://www.microsoft...s.aspx?id=24872, OR http://www.microsoft...ls.aspx?id=5007
The Studio lets the use to apply a several jobs on the Windows Image like:
Integrations: Fonts, Cursors, Languages (both install.wim and boot.wim), Hot-fixes, Drivers, Themes (You can choose default one), Wallpapers (You can choose default), Packages(Both Install.wim and boot.wim), User Accounts Pictures (You can choose User and Guest default pictures). Screen Savers, Applications with switches (for silent installation), Registry Tweaks, OEMLogonBackground.
Components: You can disable and enable every single feature of Windows 7, with simple checkbox
Customizations and Tweaks: There is a feature which lets the user to choose pre-settings for the Windows Explorer, TaskBar, StartMenu, System and Services. Next to that there the ability to change, edit, or replace Windows Files with ResHack or MsPaint as default resource editors.
Unattend.xml the mystery has been revealed with full support for the available components for Windows 7 family (non-server ones)
DVD/USB Burning, ISO Creation, In Addition to Image splitting.
Windows AIO Builder: lets the user to build a Windows DVD/USB with about 30 different editions of Windows in just one USB/(2DVD).
Windows 7 slip-streamer: Allows the user to integrate Windows 7 Service Pack 1 to Windows 7
7PE/RE Builder: Helps the user to build either Windows RE or PE disk from Windows Local Drive or Disk
Exe2Cab Converter: This lets the user to process and convert a lot of exe'es to cabs using the popular tool exe2cab.exe
Other things you could do with BuClean not all included:
- Convert Exe to Cab with GUI
- Choose a Windows Edition to edit
- Tweak Windows Services
- Tweak Explorer, TaskBar, StartMenu, System of Windows 7
- Set default Logon Background for Windows 7
- Set default languages for Windows 7 Shell
- Set default languages for Windows 7 Setup
- Make a Windows PE/RE with-out WAIK?
- Make a Windows AIO with more than 20-in-1 editions of Windows 7
- Integrate Wallpapers to Windows 7 and set default one
- Integrate User-account Pictures to Windows 7 and set default one
- Integrate Updates to Windows 7
- Integrate Themes to Windows 7 and set default one
- Integrate Screen Savers to Windows 7
- Integrate Registry Tweaks to Windows 7
- Integrate Drivers to Windows 7
- Integrate a Softwares to Windows 7
- Integrate a Package for (Windows Shell or Windows Setup)
- Integrate a Language Pack for (Windows Shell or Windows Setup)
- Customize Windows User-Interface
- Customize Windows Setup User-Interface
- Customize Windows Default Apps
- Configure the Windows Setup Disks (With-out a line of code)
- Build Windows Setup Answer Sheet or Unattend.xml
- Build a safe Unattend.xml (With-out a line of code)
- Apply Changes
- SlipStream SP1 to Windows 7
Note: unattend.xml is enhanced with about 90% of the available features for Windows 7 Editions
Disk failure diagnostic
Error reporting core
- Fax Unattended
- Main Settings
- Allowed Sites
- Trusted Sites
- Quick Links
- Search Providers
- RSS Feeds
- Local Intranet Sites
Setup System Locale
Performance Control Panel
- Dynamic Update
- Default Programs
- Folder Locations
- Out-of-Box Experience
- Visual Effects
- Windows Features
Tablet PC Platform Input Core
[quote name='FAQ'S IN A NUTSHELL']
Will BuClean Studio Be aviable in other languages than English
The Studio in its architecture of BuClean is built with multilingual in mind and we are looking forward for contributes to make BuClean translated to other languages. However the 32-bit can work on 64bit computers with-out any problems.
If you would like to translate it, then please email me or PM on this forum MSFN
How to report bugs?
Bugs normally will be fixed after 2 working days of date of reporting. Bugs should be sent to the Leader of the Team On email or on this thread.
Note: You must provide a descriptive notes about the error or attach a snapshot and log file. Please also take in mind removing the product key and any personal information from unattend.xml.
Does BuClean supports Windows XP?
No, it is not supported by default. However you may send us a private message about that issue, because we might think about writing an edition for that reason
Do I need to search for Dism.exe?
No. We has solved that problem and enhanced the Studio with a toolkit to look for the Dism.exe by itself. Without a messagebox
Will you think about giving up Imagex.exe?
Yes, We are really contacting some people to give us an advice about how to use the APIs of Imagex in a fast way. Because Imagex.exe is faster than its APIs We have tested that.
[quote name='CURRENT TASKS']
Faster performance Done
Using Imagex APIs instead of Imagex.exe (if we find a way to make it faster)
Opened-Source Platform or SDK
[quote name='SCREEN SHOTS']
Change 15/10/2011 - Downloads estimated 100 user
Fixed the Program Files bug which forces the user to choose the WAIK folder form Program files (x86) only
Fixed the error when user closes the dialog which is searching WAIK folder
Thanks to MagicAndre1981
Change 06/11/2011 - Downloads estimated 200 user
Fixed the Windows AIK problem with the Windows 64Bit, To support both AI64 and AMD64.
Thanks to digital john, zorro1, tain, Svend Rugaard
Change 08/11/2011 Downloads estimated 272 user
Fixed the Windows AIK problem with all version including Franch.
Thanks to myselfidem for the log and screen-shot.
Change 08/11/2011 Downloads estimated 285 user
CodeName: Paris Clean; Version: 2.8
BuClean Studio Beta MSFN Paris Clean 2.7
Fixed the Windows AIK problem.
Fixed the Net problem for all Locales.
Fixed the 7mizer ImageX problem.
Multi-Source control added.
Extracting ISO, FLASH, DVD/CD
New SlipStream with realtime stats
New Full support for SP1 for Windows 7
[quote name='Change 01/12/2011 estimated downloads 106 user ']
BUCLEAN DISPLAY NEW + UPDATED
AIO BUILDER NEW + UPDATED
Image SPLITTER NEW
ISO BUILDER NEW
MEGA-CONVERTER NEW (CONVERT EXE TO CAB; CAB TO MSP; CONVERT BETWEEN ALL PICTURES FORMATS; ETC)
7PE Builder UPDATED
FIXED ERROR WHEN CREATING AUTOUNATTENDED EVEN WHEN UNATTENDED.XML IS NOT CHECKED BY USER
FIXED PROGRESS BARS AND STATS RELATING TO THE COMMANDER
FIXED THE APPLYING CHANGES
FIXED THE AFTER APPLYING CHANGES LIKE FALSHING THE WINDOWS TO USB, ISO BUILDING, AND SPLITTING
SLIP-STREAMER 3 NEW
PARTITIONS MANAGER NEW
FIXED INT ERROR ON WINDOWS EDITIONS
NEW DESIGN FOR ALL SUB-SOFTWARES
OPTIMIZED PERFORMANCE FOR ALL SUB-SOFTWARES
ENHANCED REPORTING SYSTEM.
Thanks to myselfidem, digital john, zorro1, tain, and Svend Rugaard
[quote name='Change 07/02/2012 estimated downloads 700 user ']
CODENAME: ENTERPRISE OPTIMIZED
WAIK DETECTION CHECKED
SPLASH SCREEN HANGING FIXED
COMPONENTS REMOVAL NEW (Fully supported after co-operating with 7Custimzer)
ARABIC LANGUAGE NEW
Thanks to Fairbod, digital john, MagicAndre1981, dzed, and czyt
[quote name='Change 12/02/2012 estimated downloads 128 users ']
CODENAME: ENTERPRISE OPTIMIZED
X64 Updates bug FIXED
Thanks to Worf
[quote name='Change 01/04/2012 estimated downloads 800 users ']
CODENAME: ENTERPRISE BESCO
* WIM SPLITTER infinite messageboxes FIXED
* SlipStreamer infinite messageboxes FIXED
* empty Windows UI Language drop-down-menu FIXED
* empty add user account panel FIXED
* ISO IT, Flash It after applying changes FIXED
* change the x64 to amd64 in the unattended.xml FIXED
* ISO IT to make bootable ISO's FIXED
* "create partition" in unattended.xml FIXED
* Updates problem FIXED
* Choose Win7 output to copy NEW
* Optimized Loging FIXED
* Integration of Applications FIXED
* Removal of CFGs and CLGs to let the user choose the Customized Windows FIXED
* Empty Unattended.xml FIXED
* OEM Logon Screen Message FIXED
* Donation Removed
* Full textual guide for every signal feature of the software NEW
Thanks to MSFN Users
[quote name='Change 14/07/2012 estimated downloads 3000 users ']
CodeName: BuClean 6 Suite
LESS SIZE 3MB NOT 13MB
LESS CPU USAGE 8 TIMES LESS (8X FASTER THAN THE RECENT VERSION)
SUPPORTING INTERNALLY ALL UNATTENDED (IT'S LIKELY TO APPEAR IN BUCLEAN 6.1 DEZA, COSTED $950 OF OUTSOURCING)
WINDOWS 8 LIKE
COPYING OF THE FILES IN THE UNATTEND (FIXED, REFINED)
UNATTEND COMPONENTS REWRITTEN OOP
ALL SUB-APPLICATIONS (REFINED)
WINDOWS EDITIONS SELECTOR (REWRITTEN)
FIXED UPDATES/PACKAGES INTEGRATION (NEW)
PACKAGES/UPDATES/HOTFIXES/LANGUAGE PACKAGES REMOVING (NEW)
DRIVERS REMOVING (NEW)
METRO COMPONENTS LIB (WRITTEN) "MESSAGEBOXES, FORMS, TOPFORMS, BUTTONS, BANNERS"
CHOOSING YOUR WINDOWS SOURCE (REWRITTEN)
REMOVED 3 DATA CENTERS (SAVED SIZE AND CPU USAGE)
REPLACED ALL RESOURCES (SAVED CPU AND SIZE)
BUCLEAN SETTINGS (REWRITTEN)
IMPLEMENTED WINDOWS FILES/DIRECTORIES REMOVING FOR COMPONENTS MULTI-REMOVING FROM LISTS(NEW)
SLIENT MODE NO ANNOYING WINDOWS ALERTS (NEW)
APPLYING INTERNATIONALS USING DISM (NEW)
UNATTEND DESCRIPTION (REMOVED, SEACH WAIK HELP)
MULTI-LANGAUGE COMPONENT (REFINED 45% FASTER, LESS TEXTS TO TRANSLATE; NO TRANSLATION FILE YET PREPARED)
ANNOYING MESSAGES SUCH AS WAIK ARCH IN 64BIT (REMOVED, PLEASE REFER TO SETTINGS)
For Open-Source Issue: Please write us a PrivateMessage considering why BuClean must be Open-Sourced software. Please note that we are now disscusing this issue and resoultion will be made after we recieve your feedbacks. Thank you very much.
Edited by Ekttob, 14 July 2012 - 12:16 PM.