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buckeyeXP

Office Shrinker [reduce source of o2k3/xp/2k]

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hello everyone... i know it has been a while...

Im cooking up something new, a bigger and better office shrink:

  • Ability to create an Administrative Installation Point
  • Slipstream service packs and other updates
  • Obviously the ability to shrink office
  • Hopefully ability to 7zip baised on Astalavista's guide

I just started working on this, it is about 25% done.

No promises yet but i want to try and eliminate the need to run shrink on a clean system (i.e.: virtual machine) and hopefully eliminate language problems. :unsure:

ill keep everybody posted with my progress... :yes:

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looking forward to it!

i've given up this project for now..

yesterday, i just tried my .exe file .. and SETUP worked!

i uninstalled it, and tried it again.. it didn't work ..

unless i can know exactly what the problem is, i can't hang on this forever :P

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hello everyone... i know it has been a while...

Im cooking up something new, a bigger and better office shrink:

  • Ability to create an Administrative Installation Point
  •   Slipstream service packs and other updates
  • Obviously the ability to shrink office
  • Hopefully ability to 7zip baised on Astalavista's guide

I just started working on this, it is about 25% done. 

No promises yet but i want to try and eliminate the need to run shrink on a clean system (i.e.: virtual machine) and hopefully eliminate language problems.  :unsure: 

ill keep everybody posted with my progress... :yes:

yay cant wait

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hello everyone... i know it has been a while...

Im cooking up something new, a bigger and better office shrink:

  • Ability to create an Administrative Installation Point
  •   Slipstream service packs and other updates
  • Obviously the ability to shrink office
  • Hopefully ability to 7zip baised on Astalavista's guide

I just started working on this, it is about 25% done. 

No promises yet but i want to try and eliminate the need to run shrink on a clean system (i.e.: virtual machine) and hopefully eliminate language problems.  :unsure: 

ill keep everybody posted with my progress... :yes:

http://www.msfn.org/board/index.php?act=ST&f=80&t=36580&st=0

Please view the new pdf guide your name is mentioned!

I can't wait for the new release heeheehhe

But honestly i am too lazy to do it ... again.

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used the 7zscS. method and it worked!

at least on the computer i did slip stream.. let's see if the .exe file installation works on my VMware and other computers.

*rubs hands*.. lol i hope this is beginning of some light for me in this topic.

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I did edit shrink.ini file and edited the ver. # and name.

but i did get 'office is already shrunk' message, but it worked fine for me

good luck ya'll , keep trying and you'll get it.

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Nide tool, but the instructions are not verry clear.

So you have to use it on a clean install, does this means: windowsXP SP1 without any update? Or will it work on a fully patched windows XP SP2?

How about the updates of office, can they be included?

And when do you have to run the program?

First make an unattended version of office (create the mst file)

Can this be done with a slipstreamd version of office (with al the updates?)

And when I finaly have done a clean install of windows, do I have to run your program before installation of office?

And after running your program, what will I get? Will the source files be reduced, and do I have to copy them to use in a new unattended CD?

(yes yes, like many others I'm a newbie... And I spend too mutch time reading al the comments in postings :P )

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