WB how to add other scripts to my project?

I'm sorry that I had to create a new topic but I really can't find what I need.
First of all, many thanks to the authors of this baby and the authors of the scripts that go with it.
I have already tried a vanilla wb7.4, selected and downloaded the scripts that open up as available ...

by john3voltas, Saturday, 13 September 2008 08:59 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Electric Scooter

Here is something refreshing to find - an electric powered scooter to drive around the city.

There was a store promoting electric bikes and scooters, I did a test drive and got addicted to this scooter really fast.

Got one myself this week and decided to take some pictures to l ...

by Nuno Brito, Friday, 12 September 2008 23:31 [ Read all ]
WinPE/VistaPE CD boot with kernel debug enabled

Hi, I need to kernel debug a WinPE 2.0 session launched from a bootable CD.

If I boot the WIM from my local Vista drive I can use BCDEDIT and set the debug options to enable firewire kernel debugging.

But, if I boot from an ISO, how do I set the boot options to enable debugging ...

by ptr727, Friday, 12 September 2008 16:23 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
generic driver for XP full install?

It must be technically possible, because BartPE (stripped down Windows) can also boot on any hardware configuration. Also DOS works on any hardware (ok, just talking about standard i386 here...). Win9x had a compatibility mode (using BIOS drivers as fallback if nothing else available, for example fo ...

by mr_, Friday, 12 September 2008 14:02 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Google Chrome Browser


the new browser Google Chrome is released. i made a script for livexp and work for me.

google chrome dont run under programs-folder.

the settings for google chrome must in the same partiton as the prg.
it give a function in google chrome to set ...

by CD-RW, Friday, 12 September 2008 08:52 [ Read all ]
Select "Eject CD" per default?


got the next question wink.gif

Using VistaPE12 beta..... find it great that I can select "Eject CD" when shutting down.....

Is it possible ...

by ausnahmefehler0815, Friday, 12 September 2008 05:00 [ Read all ]
General question about "run from ram"


I got the following question:
(using WB75beta with VistaPE12beta)

I can choose - for each script - if I want to "run it from ram" or not... ok... I understand the difference....

Now, do I think right? :

The more scripts/programs ...

by ausnahmefehler0815, Friday, 12 September 2008 04:55 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
File Association Help Needed . . .

Hello folks!

Probably a REALLY simple one this time: I can't get the community's "Paint" script to associate with the usual image filetypes --

Description=Includes MS Paint in the PE build

by Squid, Thursday, 11 September 2008 19:37 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
LiveXP - disk expiration not needed

v.21 - LiveXP
075 beta 4 - Winbuilder
XP Pro SP2 - Source
Grub4dos 4.4 loads bootSDI.img from flash drive

This has been working perfectly for me by just inserting the default 12345 password when prompted. Now instead of prompting for the password I am receiving the error &q; ...

by sLiM, Thursday, 11 September 2008 18:06 [ Read all ]
Script to Add WinBuilder Scripts to the Built CD/DVD

A nice script would be...

if when you have spent alot of time configuring a CD/DVD to be just right with all the many settings in WinBuilder that a backup of the configuration (and possibly the scripts too) were placed on the .ISO.

This way if you stumble across the CD/DVD mont ...

by Dramastic, Thursday, 11 September 2008 16:21 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
WB 074 LiveXp:'Boot Disk Expired' ERR

i hav a copy of wb 074(with all possible scripts downloaded) and ran the livexp project on it with zero errors,but when the qemu window opens and the iso is booted from,i get a password dialog(whats the pass,i never set any password !?) and then an error saying that the boot disk has expired and ...

by kmmankad, Thursday, 11 September 2008 11:30 [ Read all ]
help! How to add a program in WinPE and let it autorun

I added a program(for eample, Notepad) in WinPE. I wrote "Add_Shortcut,AutoStart" in script to let it auto start. When WinPE started, the notepad auto run as I expected.However, the initiat process stoped and I have to close the notepad to let WinPE go on booting.

How can I add ...

by jimg, Thursday, 11 September 2008 08:04 [ Read all ]
"detecting hardware (slowly mode)" takes a long time to boot up

When VistaPE is loaded, "detecting hardware (slowly mode)" takes a long time to boot up. Can we change it to boot up fast? For example, is there any fast mode or something else so that it takes a shorter time to boot up to desktop? ...

by pengyimin, Thursday, 11 September 2008 07:24 [ Read all ]
The Big Bang!

OOOOoooo wee, I want one merc.gif Round & round the protons go

Scientists are celebrating the start of a £5bn experiment to re-create the big bang, which threw space and ti ...

by ispy, Wednesday, 10 September 2008 22:09 [ Read all ]
Community forum
[freeware] Command & Conquer Red Alert

There have been a few games released over the last few years that have generated widespread appeal. Some of these are from the Command & Conquer range – some of the most popular realtime strategy games. It’s easy ...

by Nuno Brito, Wednesday, 10 September 2008 18:09 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
EWF-Like FBWF in LiveXP?

Hello folks!

This post represents the latest step which I am taking to allow for "Run Anywhere" Ethernet via hostNIC in my LiveXP build.

In order to do this, I have learned (from my previous

by Squid, Wednesday, 10 September 2008 17:12 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Bug in HiveFactory

The current '3 - hivesFactory.Script' contains a line
If,#1,Equal,,FileCopy<space>%source ...

by psc, Wednesday, 10 September 2008 13:36 [ Read all ]
VistaPE: Display Settings && .NET?

Hi there,

I was just wondering. I have VistaPE up and running nicely (albeit extremely slowly, 22 minute bootup time off USB key!) and was wondering if there were any modules for adding display settings into the control panel, and also secondly if someone has packed .NET redists up o ...

by seravitae, Wednesday, 10 September 2008 12:36 [ Read all ]
Forum stats - number of visitors and page loads

We've been passing some difficulties lately because of the high number of visitors.

Some of them were identified as spam bots / web crawlers but nevertheless a lot of people has been visiting the site, which kind of forced to do some serious arrangements to allow the server become mor ...

by Nuno Brito, Wednesday, 10 September 2008 09:14 [ Read all ]
Project forge
Office Integrator

The Office Integrator is based on the idea of my RVM Integrator but for Microsoft Office Install disks. It is developed by me and benners. Whats cool about it is the Direct Integration method... it allows you to actually slipstream servicepacks and hotfixes into the install disk by overwriting old ...

by Siginet, Tuesday, 09 September 2008 23:05 [ Read all ]
Project forge
RVM Integrator

RVM Integrator is not just an integrator. It's main purpose is to actually slipstream hotfixes and third party utilities into your Windows install disks. Integrating is simply a way to attatch setup files into your windows disk and have them install at a specific moment during Windows setup. Sli ...

by Siginet, Tuesday, 09 September 2008 22:43 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Can't even build nativeEx_trackWBInstall

OK, first my problems started trying to build LiveXP so I figured I would try to build nativeEx_trackWBInstall from psc's signature but that failed too. Here is the error I get:

FileCopy - Failed to copy [] to: [%BaseDir%\Target\nativeEx_trackWBInstall\$ModelRam] < ...

by FiZiX, Tuesday, 09 September 2008 16:48 [ Read all ]
Vista PE; which version to choose? 11 oder 12beta


I have the following question: I built my VistaPE-Multiboot-DVD with winbuilder 074 and VistaPE v.11 before half a year....

Now I have to, or I want to build a complete new Project... and I am asking myself if I should use Winbuilder 075 (requested for Vista12) and Vist ...

by ausnahmefehler0815, Tuesday, 09 September 2008 04:27 [ Read all ]
Booting VistaPE in Qemu is possible [Solution]

Hi, say's that it's not possible to load VistaPE under Qemu. That's not true anymore
by h4xx0rz, Monday, 08 September 2008 19:00 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
What Files are Needed to Work with OEM i386?

Tried to start a LiveXP build with my Dell i386 taken directly from the Dell Reinstall WinXP CD. After dl the i386 dir to my HDD tried to run LiveXP using "Newcomer's Tutorial - LiveXP with Optional BootSDI!" by amalux
I gave source path on 1st screen as mentioned "Click ...

by genosmm, Monday, 08 September 2008 17:41 [ Read all ]
How to enable ActiveX in IE 7

How can I enable ActiveX (Downloading and Running ActiveX) in IE 7 in WinPE? Since I cannot open Internet Options to change the ActiveX related settings, I tried to modify the registry entries followed ...

by pengyimin, Monday, 08 September 2008 06:22 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: New maintainer for TRCH

Alexis Malozemoff recently volunteered to be the new maintainer for TRCH, and since I think I've taken the program about as far as I'm going to, I have agreed that Alexis is the new maintainer. You can always grab the most up-to-date copy from
RSS, Sunday, 07 September 2008 23:46 [ Read all ]
Newsletter - September 7 of 2008

A fresh newsletter has been sent away for members and is directly available for those interested in reading what has been done this week:

by Nuno Brito, Sunday, 07 September 2008 22:01 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Bootland Server Serously Ill

46 Replies 

I know that user problems with this multi-domain server have already been mentioned here many times in the past, but, at the risk of beating a dead horse, I would respectfully suggest that some kind of help is badly needed. In fact, the situation appears to be getting w ...

by Arvy, Sunday, 07 September 2008 21:11 [ Read all ]
Freeware alert - Easeus DiskCopy

Hi folks biggrin.gif ,

Drive imaging program weighing in at 19.7Mb

(Freeware Alert!) EASEUS Disk Copy Features

Disk Copy 2.0 is a potent freewar ...

by ispy, Sunday, 07 September 2008 19:10 [ Read all ]
Cannot access Internet Options in IE 7

I enabled Internet Explorer 7 in Winbuilder to build a WinPE 2.0 image. After booting up with the image, I cannot access the menu item "Internet Options" under the "Tools" menu in IE 7. When I click on "Internet Options", I got error "This operation has been cancel ...

by pengyimin, Sunday, 07 September 2008 13:41 [ Read all ]
Orca free at last! ;)

There's ggod news for all PE users who happend to be fans of the Avant browser.
Problem until now was that it relied on the trident rendering engine (IE).
But finally ORCA was released! Which is the Avant GUI with the FF rendering engine.
So Hive, it looks like you will have t ...

by MedEvil, Saturday, 06 September 2008 23:11 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
Embedded Enabling/Retired Features for Windows 2000 and NT

I'm sure that some of you were wanting this...

This package includes the:
* NullInp - Null keyboard and mouse input driver
* NullVga - Null display miniport
* ElTorito - El Torito as disk driver
* TrueFFS - DiskOnChip as disk driver
* Shutdown - NT Embedded Sh ...

by AeroXP, Saturday, 06 September 2008 21:07 [ Read all ]
Fix Laptop with No floppy & Busted optical drive (EBook)

Hi folks biggrin.gif ,

This tutorial is compiled as a special request & to protect the identity of the requester (You know who you are & as they say ENJOY!)

by ispy, Saturday, 06 September 2008 17:06 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Can not boot after plugging external USB drive

Hi, I would appreciate if someone could help me fix the problem.

When I plugged in an external hard disc (from another laptop, cased) into my laptop via USB and tried to install Windows from a CD onto this external hard drive, I discovered that I could no longer boot Win XP on my laptop ...

by booot, Saturday, 06 September 2008 15:51 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests
Creating a universal PE

A friend just showed me his newest creation, which i don't want to keep from you.

Instead of integrating tons of drivers in his version of NaughtyPE. He bought a usb-network-stick, a usb-wireless-stick and a usb-soundcard. Integrated the drivers not just, but preinstalled them into th ...

by MedEvil, Saturday, 06 September 2008 14:55 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: Updated getopt

Alex Malozemoff and I have been discussing the UNIX-like getopt that we have at ibiblio. There's a bug where you cannot turn off the error messages (opterr was being ignored.) I have patched getopt to fix this.
RSS, Saturday, 06 September 2008 14:52 [ Read all ]
Make bigger Boot X

I wanted to update Kaspersky 7
It started but than it said databases are obsolete
I think that happens, because the BOOT X is to little. After trying to update there was no free space on X.
How can I blow up the space on X?
Is that possible? ...

by asker2, Saturday, 06 September 2008 14:43 [ Read all ]
Parameter Stack

Like suggested by cdob, I did a small change to WinBuilder:

The #1, #2, ... of the 'Run' and 'Loop' command are stacked:

That results in:

by psc, Saturday, 06 September 2008 08:15 [ Read all ]
Booting USB drive from Windows or Linux I don't care which

Hi folks biggrin.gif ,

Now friends, you are allowed to make bootable USB pen drive and also install to windows or Linux with the use of that bootable pen drive without use o ...

by ispy, Friday, 05 September 2008 18:53 [ Read all ]
VistaPe, LiveXp and an unatended install of Xp?

Hi! I'm new to this but I've managed to build VistaPe (winbuilder) and put it on a usb stick. I also managed to put a build of LiveXp on the same stick just by copy it from the stick I build it to in the first place. Didn't even have to edit the menu.lst.

Now to my questi ...

by Anders E, Friday, 05 September 2008 17:27 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests
checkbox of other script

I need to do some things depending on the setting of a checkbox that is not in the script:

script A

contains a checkbox

script B


what is the most elegant way to do this?
I have several ideas ...

by ctmag, Friday, 05 September 2008 16:50 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests
How to start a service/driver,

I have the strange problem, that i can't start a driver when i write the registry settings after the PE has already booted up. Yet i can start it, when i write the registry entries 'before' PE boots.

Do i have to flush some cache, trigger some refresh ... ?

by MedEvil, Friday, 05 September 2008 16:07 [ Read all ]
OSR Online

intresting site .. iv picked up on afew threds relating to drivers and development therin , found this site linked to (realting to ewf/fbwf) ...

by rawral, Friday, 05 September 2008 13:19 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
Create bootable DVD on 2 disks from Recovery partition

Your help would be appreciated.

I am in the process of creating a boot DVD from the hidden recovery partition on an Acer Veriton PC (Vista Home Premium 32bit).

The recovery option was not accessible on booting the PC (I have tried all keyboard combinations!) so I decided t ...

by stormy1954, Friday, 05 September 2008 10:16 [ Read all ]
LiveXP XP STyle Interface

Hi there,

I am new to the subject of WinBuilder. I've now builded ISO's of LiveXP for several times and I am wondering if it is possible to obtain the classic blue XP graphics instead of the standard windows (2003) style?


Ralf ...

by Ralf Euser, Friday, 05 September 2008 08:56 [ Read all ]
Hello world!
Helo world!

hello to all,
very nice forum.

I've some experience with BartPE. See that is possible run it from hardisk, with all its limits.

Now i'm here to learn something different.

Read about PicoXP, and understand that it's a 'DOS' console but in NT e ...

by myspacee, Friday, 05 September 2008 08:15 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
hp f11 recovery not working

hi all i got one hp laptop,after i use acronis to clone the image.I found that f11 recovery is no function.May i know what is the problem? ...

by tke_0125, Friday, 05 September 2008 02:06 [ Read all ]
Vista PE will not boot

Greetings All,
I am new to this forum and to VISTAPE as well. I tried to look back to see if there were any similar posts, but could find none (my apologies in advance if I am repeating a post). I seem to be having trouble getting a vista (both pre and post SP1) DVD based boot disk t ...

by QwikSylvur, Thursday, 04 September 2008 21:24 [ Read all ]
WinBuilder mentioned on Shell Extension City

wb has been mentioned on

WIN BUILDER.......... WinBuilder is a script engine that will run projects developed by several authors which produce very efficient boot disks available for several ...

by Nuno Brito, Thursday, 04 September 2008 21:02 [ Read all ]
wget.exe malware?

I just found this site and Winbuilder, so I thought I would give it a try.
While downloading from Winbuilder, my av program, Sophos, reported
wget.exe and wget.web as malware. So, before proceeding, I thought I
would check in with you folks for your opinion on this matter.
Thank ...

by phryder, Thursday, 04 September 2008 20:38 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
LiveXP with 2k3-sp2 possible ?

Using winbuilder 074 I tried to build a LiveXP with Galapos Offline Sysprep.
I used 2k3-sp2 as source and got critical errors during boot: can't load browseui.dll and shdocvw.dll.
After errors system reboots.

IS this normal ? - as far as I know I only added VMplayer and Conv ...

by sanbarrow, Thursday, 04 September 2008 20:10 [ Read all ]


Let me express my joy and gratitude about Winbuilder. It is a very nice application and nice to use, since it is pretty and useful. Oh, I use the 075b4 atm.

I did not yet build an ISO, mainly, because the projects I found do not satisfy my needs (therefore I only used P ...

by amix, Thursday, 04 September 2008 08:34 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Paint Plugin for LiveXP?


Wanted to include the "Paint" accessory applet from XP in my final build of 074; and didn't see anything which might be presently available to do the job ;o)

I'm getting familiar with plugin creation using MakeScript (great app!). I need to ...

by Squid, Wednesday, 03 September 2008 14:27 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Devcon Errors in LiveXP Build...

Hello again.

Just finished building the default LiveXP 074 release, and wound up with these errors which seem to cripple SysPrep in the build:

[Failed] FileCopy - Failed to copy [%BaseDir%\ ...

by Squid, Wednesday, 03 September 2008 14:10 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Setup for Basic Ethernet?

Good day, folks.

Just needed to know what networking scripts/configs are necessary to set up LiveXP for basic Ethernet connectivity without any other tools/features ;o)

Simply put, I want to auto-detect the network at boot; and be able to connect to the web through OffByOne wit ...

by Squid, Wednesday, 03 September 2008 14:01 [ Read all ]
Diskpart Error with VistaPE


I am having a problem using diskpart in VistaPE. I have checked device manager, and the hard disk and chipset drivers are installed OK. What I am trying to do is delete the partition of the hard disk and recreate it using the following commands in diskpart

select disk 0

by lills1, Wednesday, 03 September 2008 13:45 [ Read all ]
Blow-by-Blow guide run 98SE in XP (QEMU)

Hi all smart.gif ,

Todays lesson is a retrospective look at Windows 98SE but with a difference, it will be running from within your existing winXP system, (Qemu is involved ...

by ispy, Wednesday, 03 September 2008 09:19 [ Read all ]
VistaPE 11 Failed to Start Error 0xc0000017

Hi All!

I need some help. This error only happen when I active a modified script to build, Eset Smart Security I modified the NightMan Eset script because it doesn't work, but now my script also doesn't work.

Thanks for all help!

Screenshot: ...

by 123456, Tuesday, 02 September 2008 21:58 [ Read all ]
Finish my personal website.

Finish my personal website.

This is a personal weblog about my thoughts and ideas.
I really hope you enjoy your visit and don't forget to drop a comment!

Greetings Everyo ...

by Mikorist, Tuesday, 02 September 2008 20:46 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: Updated TRCH 3.1d

TRCH translate characters, like UNIX linefeeds to DOS CR/LF pairs. You can use TRCH to convert Mac files to DOS, DOS files to UNIX, etc. Joerg Jenderek has updated the German NLS file in TRCH, so now I have released a minor update: version 3.1d. I also reorganized some files in the zip file to bette ...

by RSS, Tuesday, 02 September 2008 18:18 [ Read all ]
How to enable list view for all folders?

Is there a script for that? or is there anyone that knows the correct registry keys to write in order to have list view for all folders and files? ...

by sgufa, Tuesday, 02 September 2008 15:46 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
Howto remove "Press any key to boot from CD" message

Hello there.
I'm sure that you have already assisted on removing "Press any key to boot from CD" message somewhere sometime. I've been looking for that thread on this forum, but haven't found one. I've missed it I guess. Sry for that. I'll be rude enough to ask yo ...

by Fosna, Tuesday, 02 September 2008 08:33 [ Read all ]
Updated Imdisk plugin


The imdisk plugin for vistape works well, but it is missing the imdisk driver helper service for connecting to remote devices. I have updated the plugin to include that and also devio.exe

P.S. Does anyone know how to turn off the fade effect in vistape? It is kinda anno ...

by slothman, Tuesday, 02 September 2008 02:31 [ Read all ]
Holy browser wars, Batman!!

A fresh take on the browser

On the surface, we designed a browser window that is streamlined and simple. To mo ...

by JonF, Monday, 01 September 2008 23:35 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
Boot Performance


by Brotosaurus, Monday, 01 September 2008 20:29 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: JWASM 1.91

Japheth writes: "Hi, an update for JWasm was necessary, now v1.91 is current. The update is strongly recommended, v1.9 contains a pretty nasty bug in 16bit code generation, bad code might be generated without warning. Besides bugfixes, there's one improvement: the /bin switch allows to crea ...

by RSS, Monday, 01 September 2008 19:07 [ Read all ]
"Panther" XP site

I made a website for my "Panther" XP/03 project and thought I'd post it for anyone that might like a lOOk.

by thunn, Monday, 01 September 2008 16:29 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
Virtual Disk Boot

A 'Standard' WB project
  • Builds a target directory
  • Creates a bootable ISO fcontaining this directory.
Is there a way to boot a PE in a virtual machine with a virtual boot drive built from outside?:
  • I have an empty formatted .VMDK disk (possible)
  • ...

by psc, Monday, 01 September 2008 09:24 [ Read all ]
[Help] Folder sharing in vistape v12 b3

Is there a way to share a folder with read/write access in vistape v12? I've tried with penetcfg (share drives) but i can only read files... i need also to write files in vistape shares... and I'd want to share only a specific folder.. Please someone help me..
by sgufa, Monday, 01 September 2008 09:01 [ Read all ]
VistaPE boot problem


I managed creating a USB boot VistaPE and works perfectly fine on my Vista installed laptop. However, I get an error saying the drive doesnt have right type of files (or no OS files, something like that) when I try to boot a Windoes XP installed system. what is the problem do you th ...

by alper, Monday, 01 September 2008 00:37 [ Read all ]
Service Printer Spooler

I have create a little script for Windows Printer Spooler, But visibly the service start and after 5 secondes it's stop... ?
Can i have a reply of this, Thanks.

by ludovici, Sunday, 31 August 2008 23:19 [ Read all ]
Newsletter - August 31 of 2008

This week's newsletter is available.

If you didn't received it on your mail box, it is also available here:

Previous ...

by Nuno Brito, Sunday, 31 August 2008 19:12 [ Read all ]
How to add drivers to the LAN DRIVERS script?

Hi everyone

I need to add some more drivers to my vista pe build but not sure how to do it.... I have extracted the 7zip file from the LAN DRIVERS script and added what i need but they do not work.

Any help would be great.


Menzy ...

by menzy, Sunday, 31 August 2008 10:31 [ Read all ]

LiveXP and Portable apps together, why not smile.gif

Wit ...

by Lancelot, Saturday, 30 August 2008 22:12 [ Read all ]
Creating A Self Extracting EXE archive from our Files and Directories

Creating An EXE file from our Files and Directories


Some times we have a directoy ...

by Shirin Zaban, Saturday, 30 August 2008 12:21 [ Read all ]
FreeDos and Dos
PC-DOS 7.1

I have been playing with a version of PC-DOS 7.1.32 (it's PC-DOS 7.1 from the sgtk 1.30.7).

It is modified DOS source, with a focus on setting up servers and blade machines. In any case, a cute trick is to add an extra 0-byte file to the diskette, in the shape of _BOOT_HD.NOZ . If ...

by wendy, Saturday, 30 August 2008 04:37 [ Read all ]
Vista PE lockup while loading MSHDC.inf

Hello All,

I am really new to the VistaPE project but I am very impressed as I am coming over from BartPE and I like it very much for its flexibility and other features it offers. I am currently having an issue using it with my new Toshiba laptop and have diagnosed it down to a problem wi ...

by kfishoh, Friday, 29 August 2008 23:28 [ Read all ]
CDromDrive Y: For VistaPE 11 & 12 Beta 3

Hi yammer.gif

Changes 1st or 2st CD-Rom to specified drive letter Y: on the CDromDrive Y: feature of ComBo Box 3d

by Max_Real Qnx, Friday, 29 August 2008 18:55 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
Forum problem

Was astonished to see a new post in the CD-Opera thread, since i didn't get an email.
After checking, i have to say that all my subscriptions are gone. ranting2.gif

by MedEvil, Friday, 29 August 2008 15:52 [ Read all ]
Community forum
What is BlackMirror doing now?

I told my friend BlackMirror that i have joined the Boot land and she say she was too busy to come because she studying on Malware University and chilling out in other forums...

She is like my mum and she is so special BUT not her kitty (because she bite my bum sometimes)
by CrazyComputerMan, Friday, 29 August 2008 07:24 [ Read all ]
Mouse Emulator

This a real small program that emulates a mouse using a keyboard. Can come in usefull for youre PE, when yuoure mouse is not recognized

[] ...

by TheHive, Friday, 29 August 2008 05:42 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
Laptop display problem

Hello to all:

I'm resending this just to correct the screen size typo which said 5.4 inch. Of course it is 15.4 inch:

I've been working with Winbuilder for a week, and I've made a functional LiveXP BootSDI CD. But it has one annoying problem that I've been tryin ...

by mango, Friday, 29 August 2008 04:25 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
Laptop display problem

Hello to all:

I've been working with Winbuilder for a week, and I've made a functional LiveXP BootSDI CD. But it has one annoying problem that I've been trying to fix. The system boots up to a display with the aspect ratio distorted, stretched horizonally. Resetting the resolu ...

by mango, Friday, 29 August 2008 04:19 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests
Using InstallWatch program...

Using InstallWatch...

Once you have the registry changes from installation of a new program. How do you proceed to making them usable in a script? Do you need all categories of registry changes?

Could using InstallWatch be a subject for a future tutorial? ...

by Sirquil, Thursday, 28 August 2008 22:28 [ Read all ]
Vista UAC & Reverse psychology

Hi all biggrin.gif ,


Vista UAC is annoying by design. a M$ engineer states "The reason we put UAC into the platform was to annoy user ...

by ispy, Thursday, 28 August 2008 05:37 [ Read all ]
Youth Club Website

I am now the administrator of the Youth Club website... the website is ...... and have noticed that website is old and gallery IS old....

So i have redesigned in sercect address

Please send me suggestion... I know flash and ...

by CrazyComputerMan, Thursday, 28 August 2008 03:12 [ Read all ]
Hello world!

I like this pic BootLand... It looks good and there my friend in here... BlackMirror... so i simply join it biggrin.gif

Looking forward to make friend instantly
by CrazyComputerMan, Thursday, 28 August 2008 03:07 [ Read all ]
Script writing help

Answer found, look end of the message.

I am writing a script that will look for source in 4 locations automatically, if it cant find in 4 ot them, than it will give a warning message in the end.

1) source uncompressed
2) source compressed ...

by Lancelot, Wednesday, 27 August 2008 20:34 [ Read all ]
Here is a nifty no frills util [mount iso in virtualCDrom]

Hi all biggrin.gif ,

Anyone looking for a freeware, tiny [approx 60Kb's anti bloatware]-(NO FRILLS) Utility that will mount ISO images in a virtual CD-ROM drive then this ma ...

by ispy, Wednesday, 27 August 2008 19:39 [ Read all ]
ISSUE VISTA PE Can't install W2K8 Server

Hi there,

i tryed to use Vista PE Projekt to install w2k8.

1. start vista pe
2. net use w: \\w2k8 resource path
3. w:

5.customize/create the install partition is impossible.
I got Timeout and Free Space error messages.
< ...

by rainy, Wednesday, 27 August 2008 05:46 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Newsletter - August 25 of 2008

Hi everyone.

The most recent newsletter has been sent yesterday to all the subscribed forum members.

It also directly available to read here: ...

by Nuno Brito, Tuesday, 26 August 2008 18:51 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
UltraSCSI320 Adaptec 29320LPE + Seagate Cheetah 15k.5 + Win XP

Hi at all! cool.gif

I bought an Adaptec 29320LPE kit and a Seagate Cheetah 15k.5 SCSI ULTRA 320 68Pin Hard-Disk few days ago.

Bios version of Adptec SCSI Card is t ...

by gianni_trad, Tuesday, 26 August 2008 10:39 [ Read all ]
Community forum
New forum section for requesting new app scripts

A new section has been created inside the app script section where people can request developers to add up their favorite programs.

Hope this helps to keep the main app scripts section focused only on topics with scripts ready to use.

Please post all your app scripting requests ...

by Nuno Brito, Tuesday, 26 August 2008 08:34 [ Read all ]
Does Winbuilder support USB device?

I have packed a Vista PE image using Winbuilder 075 version (I chose all the components), and I find the PE cannot support USB device such as USB hard-drive, keyboard and mouse.
Thanks in advance! ...

by David_Deng, Tuesday, 26 August 2008 08:14 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
[WB075beta4 Bug] Title ImgBurn not allowed


after some (very time consuming sad.gif) research I found out that there must be some special handling of Win Builder 075 beta 4 concerning the Title entry in the Main section. ...

by MichaelZ, Tuesday, 26 August 2008 07:55 [ Read all ]
Happy birthday Max Real QNX!

Happy birthday Max!! 1st.gif
by Nuno Brito, Tuesday, 26 August 2008 07:19 [ Read all ]
Install and uninstall ImDisk


in a different topic there appeared the question


by psc, Tuesday, 26 August 2008 06:52 [ Read all ]
Bug in vpeldr.exe 12 beta 3

Hi everyone,

after a long pause I started again to make a new VistaPE boot disc using WB 075 beta 4 and VistaPE 12 beta 3. I was very impressed by what has emerged the last months.

Nevertheless I noticed a bug in vpeldr.exe. I selected Explorer as shell in 00-config-base.script ...

by MichaelZ, Monday, 25 August 2008 15:41 [ Read all ]
UnpackSDC v1.0

The sdc format (Secure Digital Cabinet) is often used to store and distribute software images,
The well known MS File Transfer Manager decrypts the SDC format when files are stored online like this and the process is usually transparent. Lots of MSDNAA media is stored as SDC. ...

Sh ...

by thunn, Monday, 25 August 2008 14:31 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
Having trouble with 2 multiboot scripts

I playing with 2 multiboot scripts. Builds are using ver 074, xpsp2 en. When I use Create ISO with Boot loader script I get a screen "insert pe disk in drive a". This happens in both vmware and on a actual boot disk. If I remember correctly is this something to do with no using the right b ...

by carfan, Monday, 25 August 2008 13:07 [ Read all ]
Community forum
holidays are over

back to the job ranting2.gif ...

by billonious, Monday, 25 August 2008 12:16 [ Read all ]
How create boot entry (multi-boot) in Vista to boot Win PE directly from the hard disk?

How can I create the boot entry (or call this multi-boot solution)?
I'm running under Vista (live) and I need to create this entry to boot Win PE directly from the hard disk... (it may be an additional entry)

I've tried to use bcdedit.exe, unfortunately – still cannot find wo ...

by senson, Monday, 25 August 2008 11:33 [ Read all ]
new person needs help

I have a bootable copy of ShadowProtect Desktop cd and iso image which is winPE based drive backup software.
I've also got installation files for installing it on windows xp/vista

What I want is to either boot this from a usb OR to install the program on a windows xp usb
thi ...

by jeffian, Monday, 25 August 2008 02:49 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
LiveXP/NativeEx Technician build for virus/spyware removal

Hey guys,

My work is very interested in coming up with a bootable environment to run from a USB flash drive for virus/spyware removal. I've been doing some research and I felt like LiveXP would be the perfect build for our environment but I'm running into a lot of issues.

by KageAkuma, Monday, 25 August 2008 01:33 [ Read all ]
Hive_Unload Syntax

I see all people using Hive_Unload with a parameter but it is not required
The syntax is simply:

But you can add a parameter just to make the code more easy to understand

Pedro ...

by pedrole15, Sunday, 24 August 2008 21:23 [ Read all ]
[App Scripts Guide] Adding Registry keys

App Scripts Guide


by Nuno Brito, Sunday, 24 August 2008 20:58 [ Read all ]
Link exchange with PC Help world

We've exchanged links with PC Help World forums, this means that their site is mentioned on our Press and Partnership page: and in return they add a link back to on their site as well. ...

by Nuno Brito, Sunday, 24 August 2008 16:25 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
bootable cd /ntfs

creating a bootable cd for flashing ntfs.using bootfiles ntfsboot.iso ntfswcdd.iso can make cd bootable but seem cannot read awdflash and xxxx.bin. Have sata drives and ide writers any idea bios is set up correctly ...

by TL0000, Sunday, 24 August 2008 15:35 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
QUERY: install boot disk/cd into C:\

Am wondering, you know those MS-DOS or Windows 98 (or any) boot disk/cd, can they be copied/installed into C:\ and make C:\ bootable? ...

by andrewwan1980, Sunday, 24 August 2008 11:31 [ Read all ]
Avast Virus Scanner

Hi Everyone,

I was jus wondering if anyone knows if there is a script for the avast virus scanner for vistape winbuilder(075).

uk_rules_ok ...

by uk_rules_ok, Sunday, 24 August 2008 10:14 [ Read all ]
0x00000007b inaccessible boot device

I'm using VISTAPE environment to bootup several laptops en pc's to display their internal hardware and specs.

But with the latest DELL Studio 17 notebook the shit hits the fan and i get the 0x00000007b stop error.

With other pc's where i got this error i've disa ...

by reti, Sunday, 24 August 2008 05:08 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
Booting Problem

I woke up one morning after having used my puter the night before. Was fine when I went to bed.

Next morning puter was in a reboot loop mode.

Will not go into safe mode nor can I get into the recovery console.

It continuously reboots to the screen that has two option ...

by Gotcha, Saturday, 23 August 2008 18:19 [ Read all ]
Firefox 3.0.1 with addons, your settings

Here's a Firefox 3.0.1 script. I would really appreciate feedback from anyone using it in something other than VistaPE.

It requires a writable %userprofile% directory, but the program directory may be on read-only media. This is no problem in VistaPE, since we know exactly where the % ...

by JonF, Saturday, 23 August 2008 11:23 [ Read all ]
FreeDos and Dos
MS-DOS 7.1

I decided to make a "real" MS-DOS 7.10. There is already a version by Wengier + Roy, which is the MS-DOS kernel from Win98fe, with many utilities replaced and added. While it is true that one can manufacture an "uber-DOS" with the finest freeware, the attempt here is to make a ...

by wendy, Saturday, 23 August 2008 08:11 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
random computer name

In livexp is there a way to set a random computer name? I didnt see anything in the penetwork script that would allow me to do that.
Also how can i disable the "out of virtual memory" error? ...

by esgaroth, Friday, 22 August 2008 23:48 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Language issue

In a different topic dera reported about some issues he had with his PE built from XP SP2 Hungarian.
  • With a shortcut's 'properties' on screen, clicking ...

by psc, Thursday, 21 August 2008 14:09 [ Read all ]
RamDisk (ImDisk) - calculate size

The automatic choice of the size of a disk is not absolutely correct - the memory necessary for job of system is not considered.
For its small memory can not suffice, for big it is used irrationally (small RamDisk).
Bat-File Calculation of the size RamDisk.
1 Replies 

Hi ,
I notice that when running tftpd32.exe I am able to get an IP for PXE, and then TCP/IP dos boot request another IP for network mapping.
but not when running tftpd32_svc.exe I only get 1 ip, the second one tells me that the Ip has been taken.
Lobomax ...

by LoboMax, Wednesday, 20 August 2008 22:30 [ Read all ]
WMI missing data

I am having trouble getting some data out of WMI using VistaPE 12b3. I am using the common components plugin with all options selected as well as Max_Real Qnx's .net and vistape patch plugins. When using wbemtest to look at win32_networkadapterconfiguration and win32_computersystemproduct all en ...

by blaxer, Wednesday, 20 August 2008 21:20 [ Read all ]
Chainboot other MBR boot device

s4e solved to split XP boot:
text mode boot phase is run from a hard disk image
boot device is changed to real hard disk
gui mode boot phase is run from a hard disk ...

by cdob, Wednesday, 20 August 2008 20:36 [ Read all ]
keyboard in portuguese

laugh.gif i tryout winbuilder and it runs great, but i have one question
how can i set my keyboard in portuguese on winbuilder?


Rui ...

by r_chaves2002, Wednesday, 20 August 2008 09:43 [ Read all ]
No Network support in VistaPE


this is my first post.

I finished my VistaPE-CD. Great. But I can't get online. Not in Virtualbox or Vmware, not when booting the "real CD".........

The network does not work. I am using Winbuilder 074 with VistaPE v. 11.

After some ti ...

by ausnahmefehler0815, Wednesday, 20 August 2008 05:17 [ Read all ]
Work while building with WB

Hello all,

i often build with WB and i noticed that it is not always fun working on the PC while WB is building. I have a fast PC and still WB slows it down to a speed where i can hardly type.

I found two ways to solve this:

1. Start Winbuilder.exe with reduced prior ...

by ctmag, Tuesday, 19 August 2008 12:42 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
Windows on W:

Here is a cute trick i made work with Windows XP SP3. It's handy for creating source disks for projects for CD-based hard disks.

You can change the boot letter of Windows to anything, including a single partition of letter W:


by wendy, Tuesday, 19 August 2008 11:18 [ Read all ]
How do I force VistaPE to mount the DVD drive that it starts up from to a letter I specifiy?

Title says it all: How do I force VistaPE to mount the DVD drive that it starts up from to a letter I specifiy?

I need to do this because I am creating an automated recovery/deployment DVD for my Windows Server 2003, Windows XP and Vista boxes using VistaPE.

Back in those BartP ...

by curriegrad2004, Tuesday, 19 August 2008 04:22 [ Read all ]
Can anybody describe how to install WinPcap?

Hi @all,

I want to use Wireshark and Cain&Abel on my VistaPE-DVD.
Therefore I have created a script to install WinPcap but unfortunately it does not work correctly. :-(

1. I have to copy the drivers to Windows\System32
2. install and start the driver (maybe b ...

by AlBundy, Monday, 18 August 2008 18:29 [ Read all ]
[script] TempPE

Last days there have been a lot of discussions about the PE's Temp environment variable.

There came wishes / doubts that the variable finally can be declared during build time.

But it is possible without any interaction at boot time.

The script GUI:
[attachm ...

by psc, Monday, 18 August 2008 16:13 [ Read all ]
Ghost32 v 11 on Vistape Desktop or Program files

Guy,s I've altered vitsape.cfg file and added
Disk Tools|ghost11|%CDDrive%\Programs\ghost11\ghost32.exe||
And added a ghost11 directory with the ghost32.exe executible in it. It successfully shows up in my programs menu but when I luanch it it just gives a quick dos scre ...

by nytechman, Monday, 18 August 2008 14:16 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
winpevista.iso anyone have???

im not all into booting my computer because i never had good luck but now i must use it to fix my comp of asus a7m266-d comp
I already push myself over the edge with trying and trying but no luck,

this computer is server type and need to know if anyone has anything similar to bootin ...

by limale1, Monday, 18 August 2008 04:49 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: NASM - Netwide Assembler

The latest stable version of NASM is 2.03.01 - released back in June (sorry, I'm late in posting about it.) NASM was originally developed by Simon Tatham and Julian Hall, and is now maintained by a team led by H. Peter Anvin. The NASM team are actively looking for more developers. In particular, ...

by RSS, Sunday, 17 August 2008 20:07 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: FreeBASIC 0.20.0 Beta

There's a new release of FreeBASIC available for download. In this release: AndAlso/OrElse short-circuiting operators and many other improvements. Most important changes: * AndAlso/OrElse short-circuiting operators * updated FreeImage support for v3.10 * BLOAD now supports 15, 16, and 32-bpp BMP ...

by RSS, Sunday, 17 August 2008 19:40 [ Read all ]
PC emulators
MOA 2.4

Yesterday I "released" MOA 2.4
It now comes with a developement VM so that it is much easier for newbees to add their own stuff.

A boot int ...

by sanbarrow, Sunday, 17 August 2008 18:05 [ Read all ]
ConvRegToInf Now Supports winbuilder script output

I have a new version of convregtoinf available for testing that now supports output in both pebuilder inf file format and winbuilder new api format. Also supports writing its output to the clipboard. Input is a reg file / regshot output file generated by my special version of regshot / or direct fr ...

by paraglider, Sunday, 17 August 2008 14:49 [ Read all ]
Developer notes

With WB 075 beta 4n RegDelete got finally a new syntax.

Currently in the nativeEx and LiveXP there are only two affected scripts.
Both of them I changed that they run under pre-075 as well as with beta 4n

They are:
  • HoJoPE Hives Factory (internal generated scri ...

by psc, Sunday, 17 August 2008 13:36 [ Read all ]
Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset

Now that MS has acquired all the sysinternals stuff...
As of last year everyone now has a
GUI PE from MS to play with-- ...

by thunn, Saturday, 16 August 2008 22:54 [ Read all ]


all things shell-related

'Calm down. It's only ones and zeros.'


by rawral, Saturday, 16 August 2008 17:17 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
Vista wont boot after fresh install!!

I am new on the forum so i will first say hello to all you nice people!!

Anyway here is my problem:- I recently decided to purchase a copy of Vista home premium due to me building a new budget p.c for my brother with a dx 10 graphics card.
Every part of the build is brand new ...

by 1xiii3, Saturday, 16 August 2008 17:02 [ Read all ]
Hello world!
Hello all you good people!!!

I will start my time on Boot-Land with a big hello to everyone.. My name is Jonny and im from Manchester UK.. Yes the home of the greatest football team on the planet.. (no doubt some people will disagree)..
Anyway the forums are looking good and i shall contribute in any way i can...
Ke ...

by 1xiii3, Saturday, 16 August 2008 16:53 [ Read all ]
Community forum
What Is Burger King Thinking?

Thinking they are going a little wild.

I kinda like the Halloween and the New Year’s Eve one.

Some of the pro ...

by TheHive, Saturday, 16 August 2008 15:39 [ Read all ]
Viruses Start Points in Windows XP

Viruses Start Points in Windows XP


When a virus comes to a system,it should be run to Do it's work,if not ...

by Shirin Zaban, Saturday, 16 August 2008 06:43 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Boom: Apple Worth More Than Google

Boom: Apple Worth More Than Google

Posted at 12:18 PM PT on August 13, 2008

Print Yahoo! Buzz Share Sphere

As Steve Jobs would say: “BOOM.” Apple (AAPL) has eclipsed Google (GOOG) ...

by Nuno Brito, Friday, 15 August 2008 21:13 [ Read all ]
cant create a bootable iso

this is really strange. i allready created several vistape CD's and bootable memorysticks with winbuilder 068 (Chip version) but with the newest version of winbuilder V074 I'm not able to create a simple cd.
i've downloaded winbuilder 074
then downloaded the recommen ...

by Mogli, Friday, 15 August 2008 20:57 [ Read all ]
Problem running VistaPE in VMWare WS 6.0


maybe someone has already a solution for my problem:
Today I tried at first the new VistaPEv12 Beta together with WinBuilder075 Beta.
There were no problems at all during build of the VistaPE iso/env.

However, when I try to load the iso in VMWare Worstation 6.0.4 ...

by Holger, Friday, 15 August 2008 19:44 [ Read all ]
Parted Magic 3.0

Hi Nightman,

I thought you might want to add this script for Parted Magic 3.0 into VistaPE like you had done for 2.2. Shouldn't take but a couple of quick changes by you and coping some files to the VistaPE server.

Phatboy ...

by Phatboy, Friday, 15 August 2008 17:10 [ Read all ]
USB MultiBoot10 mit parted Magic?

Moin moin.

Ich habe mir mit dem Tool USB_MultiBoot10 von Bootland einen USB-Stick erstellt mit dem ich ein PE Windows XP starten kann oder Windows XP installieren kann. Kann man noch irgendwie Parted Magic integrieren? Es gibt die Option Syslinux menü aber es kommt immer eine Fehlermeldun ...

by Heipo, Friday, 15 August 2008 08:05 [ Read all ]
Guide for Installing Windows XP using Wimb's USB_XP_Setup


First I would like to thank you Wimb for taking his valuable time in helping me to learn how to use USB_XP_Setup.exe and for making this great tool as an alternative to install Windows XP from USB drive or hard drive booting from LiveXP.

This guide will show you how to use ...

by magic12kenneth, Friday, 15 August 2008 07:22 [ Read all ]
I can't connect

2 Replies 

I feel sad. sad.gif
I cannot connect
Tracing route to []

by Zhang Heng, Friday, 15 August 2008 02:26 [ Read all ]
extracting files

2 Replies 

I am trying to extract the system files needed to 'recreate' as much as possible of the Vista Business edition setup in order to add functionality to my own boot cd. for some reason, the code below doesnt seem to work right.. get errors... I have read and reread the instructions, but seems ...

by DanPye, Thursday, 14 August 2008 19:24 [ Read all ]
Developer notes
Language Files

1 Replies 

The current WinBuilder development brought some additional items like labels etc., especially in Tools > Options.

In beta 5 these new items will be included into the language file functionality.

Of course, at beta 5 delivery, all language files cannot yet be actual. For this ...

by psc, Thursday, 14 August 2008 11:53 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
FlyakiteOSX 3

1 Replies 

Here is a solution:

The site itself is an "emulation" to Mac's, very fun.

by Nuno Brito, Thursday, 14 August 2008 10:25 [ Read all ]
Database improvements

1 Replies 

Our current forum database has already passed the 1000Mb marker and this is alarming since we all know how databases should be a bit more light weight to provide better work conditions and avoid the slug times waiting for a page to appear.

This was due to the large size of attachments tha ...

by Nuno Brito, Thursday, 14 August 2008 09:32 [ Read all ]
Super hide Extentions on Windows (Part 2)

0 Replies 

Super hide Extentions on Windows (Part 2)


About three mounths ago i have written small tutor about Super hide ...

by Shirin Zaban, Thursday, 14 August 2008 06:11 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: Free Pascal 2.2.2 release (DOS)

0 Replies 

Marco van de Voort pointed us to an announcement by the Free Pascal team. Version 2.2.2 is ready for download! Version 2.2.2 is the new stable version. It contains mostly bugfixes, and selected backported features. No major new features are introduced. You can grab it at
RSS, Wednesday, 13 August 2008 19:49 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
German language file

I do not know whether Nuno or Galapo or somebody else is responsible for the language files on

But the German file has to be replaced.

More than one month ago MaineCoon made a lot of changes and additions.
The new file can be download
psc, Wednesday, 13 August 2008 15:26 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
txtsetup.sif Help needed

0 Replies 

Hey Everyone,

I am trying to get my redhat firewall to serve PE images from pxeboot
i have the working i have also made many iso's sdi's that work fine my current one is 88mb's and yes it boots from the cd even tho it complains about dot.3dll or something, one step @ a t ...

by sircolin, Wednesday, 13 August 2008 02:21 [ Read all ]
Some tests needed

4 Replies 


If your host where you are running WinBuilder has an OS different from XP, I need some information.
  • Start Regedit and navigate to 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ThemeManager'
    • If that key does not exis ...

by psc, Tuesday, 12 August 2008 16:58 [ Read all ]
HELP! Auto mapping drives! Drivers! and Startup folder!

12 Replies 

Ok. So far I'm really liking this product, but I'm having a lot of trouble figuring out some really simple things that were cake with BartPE. Can someone help me?

*****1) Why can't I just find an easy way to automatically map a drive. I've searched the forums and mostly ...

by SuiDog, Monday, 11 August 2008 16:37 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Live XP minor findings & addings for contribution

Welcome to the 1st main post,
When things here solved or added etc., it is deleted in 1st post, so dont surprise if it gets shorter
by Lancelot, Monday, 11 August 2008 08:16 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP

1 Replies 

Run ISO in Qemu and or VirtualBox are both selected when you download the Project NativeEx. ...

by TheHive, Monday, 11 August 2008 05:33 [ Read all ]
Creating ImDisk Installer Executable

7 Replies 

Hi olof,
Can you please share with us the code to create ImDisk installer executable? i.e. imdiskinst.exe?


by zeeshan anwar, Monday, 11 August 2008 05:30 [ Read all ]
ImDisk documentation

1 Replies 


I am trying to understand ImDisk source code. Do we have any design documentation available for it? Moreover, I could not find user help documentation other than the ImDisk man pages. I am more interested in a user document that describes some sample uses of ImDisk and explain its var ...

by zeeshan anwar, Monday, 11 August 2008 05:16 [ Read all ]
Question about escape sequences in scripts

2 Replies 

I know you use the escape sequence #$q for " and #$p for %.

Is the escape for % required if the characters are enclosed in "..."?

What happens if I want to include an escape sequence in a script and don't want it substituted what is the escape seq ...

by paraglider, Sunday, 10 August 2008 17:14 [ Read all ]
My Fast System Settings

0 Replies 

My Fast System Settings


In this tutor i am going to tell you what i do to have fast system, but befor startin ...

by Shirin Zaban, Sunday, 10 August 2008 16:08 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests
messenger 4.7 plugin, does anyone have?

0 Replies 

i am looking for messenger 4.7 plugin for livexp, or bartpe. Havent found yet, i wanted to add it to livexp but havent found with google yet, also i had some unexpert funny atempts too smile.gif ...
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by Lancelot, Sunday, 10 August 2008 13:09 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
How to install (a tiny version?) of Windows XP on a small partition?

10 Replies 

Hello everyone,

I need to install basic Win32 environment on a partition that has to reside on the first 128 Mbytes of the hard disk.

I could do that if there was Windows XP setup where you can choose what to install and eventually scale down the installation to 80 Mbytes or so ...

by Chris Boyd, Saturday, 09 August 2008 22:14 [ Read all ]
LiveXP bootable CD does not work on Dell Latitude D620

9 Replies 

Hello everyone,

I downloaded WinBuilder, followed the instructions, and built LiveXP bootable CD on ThinkPad R51.

The CD did boot successfully on the same R51 laptop, but it did _not_ boot on Dell Latitude D620 - System Properties | General | Computer:

- Intel Core ...

by Chris Boyd, Saturday, 09 August 2008 21:59 [ Read all ]
Problem with MMC and IE7 favorites

2 Replies 

Hi all,

i found out that when u use ie7 (and explorer shell) together with the MMC script, you can no longer klick on an URL file (for example from the ie favorites) and the icon is no longer a blue "e" but rather just a white icon...

the problem lies in the attached ...

by ctmag, Saturday, 09 August 2008 13:51 [ Read all ]
Kaspersky License key absent

1 Replies 

Please could someone help me with two things -

1) Is it correct to add the Kapersky script by downloading it and copying it into the Apps folder?

2) Someone has suggested to me that I should input my activation code into a key file by going to the Kapersky website, and I have ...

by wali, Saturday, 09 August 2008 10:58 [ Read all ]
PC emulators
VMWare Esx 3.x backup/restore

2 Replies 

Hi guys,

I'am using in my company a big VC Farm with a lot of esx servers. but the only thing where is not really documented and i think the feature is missed by vmware : how could we easily backup+restore the Esx host himself. (everything is available, backup vm's, virtualisin ...

by steelbone, Saturday, 09 August 2008 10:55 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Did anyone ever manage to get some other USB device working

0 Replies 

Trying to get a few more bells and whistles working in NaughtyPE.
Unfortunately all devices i have for tests, are to be connected by USB.
So far none is working and i can't really tell if i missed something to get things working or if maybe USB itself is not properly working in our PE. ...

by MedEvil, Friday, 08 August 2008 23:16 [ Read all ]
Help! i can't upload files to tftp server

1 Replies 

Hey all,

I'm trying to upload files to tftp server in a directory that doesn't exist. i was expecting tftp server to create that directory but i get an error that the system cannot find the file specified. Don't i have full access to that directory? (i'm pretty sure i do). ...

by ionut_au, Friday, 08 August 2008 22:28 [ Read all ]
Hard Drive Data Recovery - Physical Failure

0 Replies 

I already knew from experience a few methods to recover data whenever an old or defective hdd drive refused to work and the user needed to get the last written documents.

If the data is not crucial it's fine to simply get a new drive but what happens if you don't have any backups ...

by Nuno Brito, Friday, 08 August 2008 21:47 [ Read all ]
Tabbed pages for script main menu

2 Replies 

Hi Nuno Brito wink.gif

My a desire will become from the you, some people make combo script like me.
If become tabbed pages for script main menu, can't the WinBuilder bec ...

by Max_Real Qnx, Friday, 08 August 2008 19:49 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Help me!!!!!!!!!

4 Replies 

My sound card doesn't work in LiveXP. I follow the instructions in the "Newcomer's Tutorial - LiveXP Optional BootSDI" but i fail sad.gif . Please i need help. ...

by Chicho, Friday, 08 August 2008 19:43 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
Help!!! Stupid script writing problem.

6 Replies 

This is one of those occasions, where i bang my head to the wall and it doesn't help. wink.gif

In the script the two inf files give an error and get not extracted, though they ...

by MedEvil, Friday, 08 August 2008 19:20 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Portable apps section

0 Replies 

Since portable apps and learning how to replicate the setup install of programs has become a frequent topic, a new section dedicated to this area has been created.

It is available here: http://www.boot-land.n ...

by Nuno Brito, Friday, 08 August 2008 18:48 [ Read all ]
Olympia Opening Show

3 Replies 

Did you happen to catch the opening show in Bejing?
Wow! Definitly one of the better ones, to say the least.
Lot's of cool and unique ideas and finally, a Olympic Fire that looks the part!

by MedEvil, Friday, 08 August 2008 15:43 [ Read all ]
LiveXP deki bazı programlarda çıkan sorunların çözümü... "Hdtune, ultraiso, winimage vs vs..."

1 Replies 

Kısa bir süre önce bende winbuilder ile ilgilenmeye başladım. Tabi winbuilder ile ilgilenmemde dostum @Lancelot un büyük payı vardır....

Neyse konuya devam edelim.
Ingilzice bilmediğim ve bilmeyenler için winbuilder ile TR XP SP2 kullanarak bir şey ...

by Blue Life, Friday, 08 August 2008 06:53 [ Read all ]
Project forge
kexec-loader v1.5

1 Replies 

I've made a lot of changes since I last posted here, comments/suggestions?

by solemnwarning, Thursday, 07 August 2008 21:45 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
flat boot of vista PE

1 Replies 


I'm trying to flat-boot (not "all-in-ram", but boot directly from DVD) a vistaPE I built with winbuilder. I mounted the ISO and applied the /sources/boot.wim to an empty folder (say, peroot). then I created a 'boot' fold inside peroot and created appropriate bcd ...

by lianzi2000, Thursday, 07 August 2008 13:42 [ Read all ]
Mindows installer + W98 error


I have a problem with Mindows installer.

So, when I run install.bat from FreeDOS in LiveCD mode from a clean disk, with all mentioned files in a right place, executed Win98 installer told me "Windows 98 needs to run on a computer with 16 MB ram or more" - or somet ...

by skexu, Thursday, 07 August 2008 09:29 [ Read all ]
dfsee: Display File System

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DFSEE : Display File System
Multiplatform disk and filesystem utility
Analysis, maintenance and recovery

I found this utility by Jan van Wijk (author) very powerful and it is multi-platform ! DOS, ...

by ktp, Thursday, 07 August 2008 08:10 [ Read all ]
script layout

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i am trying to figure out the script build..
what are the variables?
I have read some files and tutorals but still can't get a simple plugin to work.

i am trying to change the dir for which you put the programs in (IE - instead of Disk Tools --> Imaging)

by twindude, Thursday, 07 August 2008 00:41 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Changes on the forum structure

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Some changes have been made.

- The multiboot section now also holds topics related to USB boot since there is a high demand for these topics and they're most of the times connected in reference.

- The Getting Started section was split, the Tutorials sub-section got mo ...

by Nuno Brito, Wednesday, 06 August 2008 17:54 [ Read all ]
DirMake (The simplest thing) dont work... why?

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Can anyone check this snippet and tells me whats wrong.. i get an error in every 2 DirMake commands...

The echo prints out "%CDDrive%\Programs\Acronis" without the ".

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Hello there,

im currently writing my first plugins for vistape and i get into sime trouble.

My first question is, what are the common way in scripts to declare directories.
For example, my plugin need 3 common directories of a win system:
- Programs
- Programs&# ...

by TheLexus, Wednesday, 06 August 2008 11:22 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
DPI settings inside PE

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Is there any way to set the default DPI of a LiveXP build? Everything says it is set to 96 DPI, but I am having some problems with an application, that I can only replicate if I change the DPI on a normal windows build to 100. So I could sware there is something "fishy" with the DPI.

by yurry, Wednesday, 06 August 2008 10:55 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Virtualization on LiveXP

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Virtualization on LiveXP:
vmCrypro.script - VMWareConverter.script - VMWarePlayer.Script - VMXBuilder.script

by Lancelot, Wednesday, 06 August 2008 05:34 [ Read all ]
Adding hwid of INTEL Mass Storage to dps

Adding hwid of INTEL Mass Storage to dps:
This is the solution for adding ICH8 82801HB hwid to dps505 package that worked for me, all work done by galapo, i only summerize them, With this example I hope same method works for you too.
Original posts:
Lancelot, Tuesday, 05 August 2008 21:44 [ Read all ]

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error says Windows cannot find \Target\VistaPE-Core\boot\bootsect.exe

where can i get it or what is worng please help ...

by rejhi_09, Tuesday, 05 August 2008 16:25 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Background scripts

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On my system I use Firefox with Noscript.
Since the very beginning I disallow I think it is not necessary to collect data about what I'm doing, just in order to present me the right ad at the right time.

Since a while there is a new page in this forum which ...

by psc, Tuesday, 05 August 2008 15:16 [ Read all ]
Como instalar windows xp pelo tftpd32

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Ola pessoal, venho pedir ajuda de vc´s, estou necessitando instalar o windows xp pela rede atraves do tftpd32, ja fiz varios exemplos e não consigo carregar a interface de instalacao do windows, por gentileza alguem poderia ajudar-me???



by Mrxeon, Tuesday, 05 August 2008 15:11 [ Read all ]
Vista Tuned to Perfection

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Hi all biggrin.gif ,

For those of you who have a laptop & the very hungry resource hogger, Vista installed, Microsoft have officially released a 14 page Pdf tweaker guide to ...

by ispy, Monday, 04 August 2008 20:36 [ Read all ]
Member # 15000

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This are not really news, but I'm waiting for this news. With currently 14899 registered members I'm waiting for the member #15000

Now a small contest: Who will be the first one to recognize this member?

Game rules: For admins it is not allowed to write a catching PHP o ...

by psc, Monday, 04 August 2008 15:04 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
HivesFactory.Script version 45 and Chinese XP

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Hi Peter,
I try the HivesFactory.Script version 45 and Chinese XP.
More Errors than before, some font files can not find in Chinese XP CD, but the Chinese PE still good.
       & ...

by TintinBT, Monday, 04 August 2008 13:44 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests
Which script sets up shortcuts?

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I'm just getting started with creating my own scripts to customize the LiveXP project.

I'm trying to figure out which script takes care of processing shortcuts for inclusion in the Start menu, desktop, etc...

I added a new script to an existing LiveXP bui ...

by Streamie, Monday, 04 August 2008 02:37 [ Read all ]
Lancelot Tips

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If you are a new user, First Look at

Lancelot, Monday, 04 August 2008 01:30 [ Read all ]
Making undestroyable system for tests

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All of us here are testers. And some time our tests are a bit dangerous - when you test something on a real system it is always a possibility to harm your system and lose your data. Backups are essential but restoring backups make take a lot of time and effort. And some data may be lost forever...

by Oleg_II, Sunday, 03 August 2008 18:10 [ Read all ]

5 Replies 

After Jaclaz as member #2 already posted some concerns here, allow now the member #3 to post his opinion.

Topic: Winbuilder download using proxies.

Since ...

by psc, Sunday, 03 August 2008 15:27 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
How to boot without gui?

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I know NT/XP/Vista are not based on DOS so there is no "boot into DOS mode". But can NT/XP/Vista be booted into console only, without gui?

Is this useful? Can win32 console applications used at this stage? I know only the recovery console but it's very limited in features an ...

by mr_, Sunday, 03 August 2008 07:32 [ Read all ]
add new chipset driver in livexp

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what the way to add a new chipset driver in livexp?
for ex a intel ICH9m driver?

tnx 1k ...

by Nixie, Sunday, 03 August 2008 07:02 [ Read all ]
TIGSource De-make Competition

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TIGSource De-make Competition

Sorta on-topic as the point of the contest is to take a new game and "back port" it to an older system. Of cour ...

by Moon Goon, Sunday, 03 August 2008 02:17 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Multiboot forum moved to main category

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The multiboot forum has been moved to the front page where projects like Grub4Dos and Aero become easily noticeable for users browsing the forum structure.

The Vote! section was also moved onto the community category.

If any more changes should take place please let me know ...

by Nuno Brito, Saturday, 02 August 2008 19:25 [ Read all ]
How can I find oldest version of WinBuilder

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Hi heh.gif

From where can I find oldest version of WinBuilder

by Max_Real Qnx, Saturday, 02 August 2008 16:57 [ Read all ]
MemoryTen website

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If you're a bit like me and still have a lot of older machines or friends asking you to upgrade the RAM on these "legacy" machines then you might know that the biggest time consuming issue is correctly identifying which RAM is right and how much Mb's will be supported by the mother ...

by Nuno Brito, Saturday, 02 August 2008 16:42 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: No more MPXPLAY for DOS

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According to a message posted in the MPXPLAY forum ( looks like 1.56b2 will be the last version of MPXPLAY to support DOS. This is too bad, I know a lot of ...

by RSS, Friday, 01 August 2008 21:26 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: Recovering lost data with TestDisk

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TestDisk got mentioned on the mailing list as a neat tool to help recover lost data, like if you accidentally blow away your partition table. Thought I'd pass along a link. From the web site: "TestDisk is OpenSource software and is licensed under the terms of the GNU Public License (GPL). T ...

by RSS, Friday, 01 August 2008 20:47 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Screen Resolution Problems

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I am building and using the project LiveXP lx40308ln on two Gateway computers, a 500s and a 500x.

The 500s and 500x both use the same motherboard, an Intel RG84510A. The 500s uses the built-in Intel Integrated Video, while the 500x uses an add-in nVidia GeForce 4 MX440 GR card (the intern ...

by Waulk, Friday, 01 August 2008 18:37 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Blue Screen of Death on Live XP with USB HD, but not IDE CD

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I have compiled the LiveXP project to CD and it works flawlessly on a couple of computers in my office. When I use PeToUSB.exe to put those files on my 1.9GB partition on my USB HD, the same computers boot the partition, show the XP logo (I used XP Pro SP 2) and when it seems like it should be goin ...

by domneu, Friday, 01 August 2008 16:54 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
LiveXP: Jedi Tool Help Viewer Causes Disk Management Error

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This is an entirely seperate disc from the one I was having USB problems with - most scripts are enabled. XP SP2 is being used as the source.

Disk Management was giving me an error when used, "You do not have access rights to Logical Disk Manager on <computername>." My fir ...

by cjc343, Friday, 01 August 2008 15:38 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP

17 Replies 

first of all thaaanks for UniversalVideoDriver.Script smile.gif i love it

by Lancelot, Friday, 01 August 2008 13:20 [ Read all ]
Fat Booting Tips

Fat Booting Tips


I can say Fast booting is one of the most favorite subjets not only for advanced user , ...

by Shirin Zaban, Friday, 01 August 2008 12:30 [ Read all ]
secure erase

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any chance that someone could/would integrate this into the project as it's own boot item? ...

by Rookie, Friday, 01 August 2008 02:51 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Iso to download?

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Hi there! I just wonder if their is any already done isos with LiveXP to download? Thats it. Thanks. smile.gif ...

by matte, Thursday, 31 July 2008 21:09 [ Read all ]
TFTPD32 v3.26 Fails to allow Cisco device to pull image.

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I dont have the specific log messages anymore and am unable to replicate the issue prior to posting.

The error I was getting in the the TFTPD log viewer was something along the lines of "Failed to write block #1" etc...

I am running Win XP SP3. Pumpkin works fine whil ...

by Steven4502, Thursday, 31 July 2008 18:38 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Stupid newbie question(s)

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Ive just successfully booted bartPE from an external 20gig HDD that used to be an mp3 player, bartPE is handy but its not what i need, I want an OS that i can use adobe programs on and office applicatyions on,

as i understand it these clever apps like liveXP all run from the RAM (is this ...

by whitenight639, Thursday, 31 July 2008 15:14 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
"Driver Import PE requires BootSDI or Create ISO FBWF" error

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I am trying to build my first WinBuilder CD and I am getting the following error:

"Driver Import PE requires BootSDI or Create ISO FBWF"

Any help would be appreciated! ...

by brianpaul, Thursday, 31 July 2008 13:26 [ Read all ]
xVPE scripts - folder placement

1 Replies 

I have two of these to try. Sorry to ask, but I don't see instructions for placement of these scripts. huh.gif


by sLiM, Thursday, 31 July 2008 12:44 [ Read all ]
Getting wlan to work

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OK, hope I'm doing this right and not standing on toes here.

I'm having some fun playing around with VistaPE and with experience behind me with various LiveCD OS'es am pleased with the PE project.

Initially I was unable to get the Wireless adaptor onboard this Asus ...

by Snapafun, Thursday, 31 July 2008 11:56 [ Read all ]
How to check tftp server is running?

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Hi all,

I have an application that transfer files using the tftp server tftpd32.
the user is requested to enter the tftp server IP.
Is there any command to check that a running tftp server exist on this IP?

Thanks, ...

by lune12, Thursday, 31 July 2008 07:29 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Explorer shell TWEAKS and SETTINGS.script

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I discovered that disabling the option 'Show location of pointer when I press CTRL key' in Explorer shell TWEAKS and SETTINGS.script that pressing ctrl still showed the location of the mouse pointer. Looking into the script I then saw that the option to enable/disable -- %pCheckBox54% -- was ...

by Galapo, Thursday, 31 July 2008 04:46 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
USB PNP - Drives not assigned letters

10 Replies 

Hello all,

Firstly, thank you to all developers of scripts and of WinBuilder.

I am currently using Winbuilder v75b4 with LiveXP and am having trouble with plugging in USB devices after boot.

Selected Scripts:

Define Fundamentals
myOp ...

by cjc343, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 20:37 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
Boot fail after Auto Update

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Hi can you help please,

Last night my mums Vista Home Premium (Genuine Copy) did an automatic update, but now the god dame thing wont start, ive tried to do several things:

Safe Mode - Crashes
Repair- can not repair
A recovery Cd also crashes
System Restore - Not ...

by Rika, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 17:49 [ Read all ]
VistaPE Driver issues

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I have discovered something while working with VistaPE 12 (b2 and b3). I use the VistaPE from a USB drive on a number of Dell servers, and other workstations. I noticed that on some of the servers that the Raid Array and/or NIC would not load their drivers. These where drivers that are in the Vis ...

by e2p2, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 16:43 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Has anyone installed XPSP3 on new hardware?

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I'm looking for some opinions on the usability of the XPSP3 integrated drivers as a PE driver pack.
Especialy in drivers for grafic cards, i would be interested in.

So what's your experience with XPSP3. How much of your Hardware was working right out of the box? ...

by MedEvil, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 15:56 [ Read all ]
How could enable the RASMAN in VistaPE

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As title, when i use net start rasman to enable the rasman service in VistaPE, the system report the rasman's dependcy service not avaliable, after simple dig, i found i need start the Tapisrv firstly, but who know how i could start the tapisrv, thanks in advance. ...

by gordian, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 15:51 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Startin a process at startup

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Simple really:
I have made an exe script, that I need runing at startup. Like placing it in the Start menu Startup folder. But that is profile specific AFAIK and gets ruined every time the machine reboots.

So how can I get this process runing? ...

by yurry, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 15:22 [ Read all ]

5 Replies 

Question ? AddDrivers_SP1


megasr.inf_707e247f not present on my windows vista SP1 .

Question ? ...

by brol33, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 12:54 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
Recovery Console not working from USB Stick

55 Replies 

Hi all,

I use the XP recoveryconsole started from grub and it works fine as long as i use it from cd/dvd. But when i put it on an USB stick (files copied with robocopy and grub installed with grubinst) all other options still work, but the recovery console just reboots...

I th ...

by ctmag, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 12:23 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
XP on USB Removable TrueCrypt-ed Logical Drive

Hi, all!

Tryng to reach a working Encrypted System Volume under XP running from an USB device (as physical Fixed Disk) I found a way to install it on a Logical Drive that seems not yet reported elsewhere and that may involve some advantages.
by online, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 11:59 [ Read all ]
Bitlocker access from PE?

I am wondering if anyone had made a tool for mounting a bitlocker'ed partition from PE. I know that in the Lenovo rescue and recovery Partition found on newer Lenovo machines (x,t61-M75 ect...) (this partition is a PE2.0 based tool) it automatically detects the presence of a bitlocker partition ...

by DeathsPal, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 11:23 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
TrackWBInstall Project - Questions for Peter

16 Replies 

Hi Peter!

I'm trying to use your _TrackWBInstall script in a very simple build (w/bsdi of course) and I've got some questions. First, in the interface there are options for Program or RegSvr32, leaving RegSvr32 aside for the moment; I'm assuming the 'Program' I' ...

by amalux, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 04:17 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
Forum is (almost) Unusable!!

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Looooooong page loads (if they load at all) - mostly 'page can not be displayed'. Most links I click on in forum just hang etc. Basically the same issues as before when people (like me) were complaining about it. The server performance has never been great but it has been much ...

by amalux, Wednesday, 30 July 2008 00:42 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Out of range error from monitor

22 Replies 

Hello, i've successfully built the livexp project and have a working cd. However most recently I started a new project and moved some of my scripts over and ran the project. It ran fine in qemu but after burning to a disk and booting from it I'm having a problem. It boots and even gets to th ...

by esgaroth, Tuesday, 29 July 2008 23:47 [ Read all ]
Project forge

Hi community,

as some of you already know I am working on replacement for ImageX that can be freely distributed (in difference to ImageX which can be legally only obtained as part of the WAIK).

First I made good progress in unders ...

by booty#1, Tuesday, 29 July 2008 17:38 [ Read all ]
Wanted: Newsletter editors!

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We need volunteers to help writing our weekly newsletters.

The goal of our newsletters is focusing on the topics that have been actively discussed during the week so that we can keep other members in touch about our talks.

It can also include an introduction (editorial) ...

by Nuno Brito, Tuesday, 29 July 2008 17:23 [ Read all ]
Install XP from USB AFTER Booting with PE from HDD or USB


*** Install XP from USB AFTER Booting with PE from HDD or USB ***

1. Install of XP ...

by wimb, Tuesday, 29 July 2008 11:22 [ Read all ]
Different versions of bootmgr

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Editing VistaPE ISO with tools like MagicISO never caused a problem
Such ISO has structure:

Directory of G:\

02/07/2007 11:33 <DIR> boot
02/11/2006 08:00 438,840 bootmgr
02/08/2007 16:07 <DIR> sources

by sebus, Tuesday, 29 July 2008 06:56 [ Read all ]

4 Replies 

I am wondering if the current version of VistaPE still supports the I have a number of older systems at work that have a problem booting VistaPE directly off of a USB key. They get a BCD error. Using the following article as a guide,
e2p2, Tuesday, 29 July 2008 01:41 [ Read all ]
Community forum

0 Replies 

Have you ever caught this serie on TV and missed seeing the end or the second season?


Now you can watch all the episodes of the first season and the newer ones on their official site.

Look here: h ...

by Nuno Brito, Monday, 28 July 2008 22:12 [ Read all ]

0 Replies 

Just tried the new cuil (cool..) search engine that is somewhat meant to overthrown google or at least is what some mention.

In either way, it does present some good looking way to display the search items in contrast to the usual vertical lines.

Check it out:

by Nuno Brito, Monday, 28 July 2008 22:02 [ Read all ]
Aranque de 1 programa

Boas Tardes!
Vim aqui parar com uma pesquisa no google, e gostaria se me pudessem ajudar numa questão!?
Eu gostaria de arancar no xp com um programa em especifico que fonciona com o windows, mas queria mudar a imagem de aranque e esconder o ecra de boas vindas sem que o windows sej ...

by Hornyone, Monday, 28 July 2008 14:52 [ Read all ]
Proxy Users Wanted

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The first step of implementing proxy support in WB075 is done! jump.gif

The first test ctmag did, has been successful.

But I now need more test results.

by psc, Monday, 28 July 2008 14:10 [ Read all ]
Proxy configuration for downloading scripts

2 Replies 

Hi there

I have been using Winbuilder 074 (everything is working fine) and tried to use your version 075 beta. It seems Proxy support for version 075 has been removed from the beta. Is there a way round this since I am reliant on proxy settings to connect to internet.

Thanks< ...

by HenkL, Monday, 28 July 2008 08:58 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
Windows hangs at WindowsXP Logo when I try to boot

10 Replies 

I removed my 2nd hard drive from my computer and rebooted the computer. I then got a list of errors (such as ntoskrnl.exe missing or corrupt, and many more ) which I fixed one by one in DOS and rebooted after each fix. Now when I try to boot, I get as far as the Windows XP logo screen with the windo ...

by Ladybug, Monday, 28 July 2008 04:18 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
LiveXP 0x0000007B Blue Screen Error [usbmultiboot]

13 Replies 

I Tired Do With USBMUlti boot 10 [2times]

LiveXP , XP , Vista Together

Vista OK!

LiveXP Do Blue Screen Error
after load in progress bar

Rudebox, Monday, 28 July 2008 02:19 [ Read all ]
how do i build script files?

0 Replies 

is there a place that explains how to build a script file for loading dialup modem files?

my problem is i have to load one set of drivers to find the modem and then load another set for the modem

thanks ...

by flyhigh427, Sunday, 27 July 2008 18:11 [ Read all ]
VistaPE and USB HID Detection (v12 with SP1)

26 Replies 

Hi everyone,

first, i'm comming from bartpe and i'm new to vistape. But i'm very impressed. Great work!

After just creating a full cd from a sp1 source without errors i getting one problem. My USB Input devices are not detected by the system. I have 1xPS2 Keybo ...

by TheLexus, Sunday, 27 July 2008 15:23 [ Read all ]
Possible ImDisk failure

1 Replies 

please have a look here.

The Imdisk start command is
hiderun /w imdisk -a - ...

by psc, Sunday, 27 July 2008 15:06 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
little query for our laptop users

11 Replies 

Which XP features do not work for you with LiveXP, NaughtyPE?
pcmcia?, power management?, ....



by MedEvil, Sunday, 27 July 2008 14:48 [ Read all ]
Coding in vistaPe

11 Replies 

Hello everybody.

I need to code a program for doing some specific tasks in vista pe, such calling ghost command line to automatically cretae a partition from an existing image, and call paragon to do partitions with an script with fixec specs.

I know that the easy way would be ...

by anogues, Sunday, 27 July 2008 13:29 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
bug in script "DisplayProperties.Script"

3 Replies 

I think there is a bug in the script "DisplayProperties.Script".

Line 59:Expand,"%source_win%\themeui.dl_","%target_win%"

The script trys to expand the file "%source_win%\themeui.dl_", but this file dosen't exist ...

by _sam_, Sunday, 27 July 2008 10:12 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
LiveXP Errors. + LOG

35 Replies 

I Have
Winbuilder 075 Beta 4

And I tired download LiveXP alot and still the same errors

when the windows load i get this errors :

imdisk.exe error [0xc0000142]
browseui.dll error
shdocvw.dll error
cmd.exe error [0xc0000142 ...

by Rudebox, Sunday, 27 July 2008 00:50 [ Read all ]
How I can integrate an audio driver in VistaPE?

1 Replies 


If any person can help me, thanks.

Note: I don't speak english very well, sorry sad.gif ...

by 123456, Saturday, 26 July 2008 13:08 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Drivers (yet another thread)

8 Replies 

Sorry to post yet another thread about this.

For the past few days I have been working with winbuilder, that is a truly amazing tool.

It is very well suited for my use. My aim is to build a image, that will run on several client terminals. They will all have exactly the same ha ...

by yurry, Saturday, 26 July 2008 12:38 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests
jaclaz's RANTS about Winbuilder

20 Replies 

Thanks to the new availability of Winbuilder in a form that would run on Win2K smile.gif, I had some time to play with it.

There are a number of features that I find simply unreas ...

by jaclaz, Saturday, 26 July 2008 11:23 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: JWASM 1.9

0 Replies 

Japheth writes: "there's now JWasm v1.9 available, which contains a stand-alone DOS binary." JWasm is a MASM v6 compatible assembler. It's a fork of Open Watcom's WASM and released under the Sybase Open Watcom Public License, which allows free commercial and non-commercial use. ...

by RSS, Friday, 25 July 2008 12:55 [ Read all ]
FreeDos and Dos
OS limatations

3 Replies 

I would like to have a bootable usb external hdd of 500GB, with a one FAT32 partition. Is this possible?

Currently I have setup the drive with one primary FAT32 partition of 1GB and one extended partition with logical in it of 499GB. The system can boot MS-DOS from the first drive. This i ...

by cyberlink, Friday, 25 July 2008 08:32 [ Read all ]
Community forum
Most Important Conference for Virtualisation marketplace in India

4 Replies 

The era of virtualisation is now fully upon the technology industry.
Business Technology Summit 2008, held 22-26 September 2008 in Mumbai and Bangalore, offers a program, replete with technical and business insights that guarantee you the keys to a flexible and dynamic IT.

by , Friday, 25 July 2008 04:48 [ Read all ]
App scripts

0 Replies 

Today I tried to solve the 'multilanguage Turkish' issue, and I used the ycopy script which makes troubles with turkish source CDs.

Besides fixing the issue (done now) I spent a lot of time because
  • ycopy did not start in my nativeEx_barebone environment.
  • It on ...

by psc, Thursday, 24 July 2008 16:49 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
cant install any os!! help!

2 Replies 

i tried installing ubuntu from live cd in my 40 gb hard disk but after that ubuntu screen i fot the following errors .

"udevd-event[2185]:run program:'/sbin/modprobe' abnormal exit
Busy box v1.1.3 (Debian 1:1.1.3-5 ubuntu7)
build in shell(ash)
Enter 'help&# ...

by prabhakaran, Thursday, 24 July 2008 14:52 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests
i'm looking for True Explorer v2.1b BartPE plugin

12 Replies 

If anyone stilll has the True Explorer v2.1b plugin, could he please PM it to me?

cheers.gif ...

by MedEvil, Thursday, 24 July 2008 12:56 [ Read all ]
Chinese Arabic or Russian?

3 Replies 

I hope some one can help me. It's not like my life depends on knowing this or not but I would really like to know what this clock is saying. It came in the mail from China a week ago and I have not been able to figure it out. I would guess because this NAME Company business is in China th ...

by bylove, Thursday, 24 July 2008 07:30 [ Read all ]
newbie troubles

0 Replies 


any1 else having trouble with a g15 gaming keyboard? drivers for my net wont load and my usb mouse wouldnt load either till i tried changing its port. I had a look at the additional files and drivers script but couldnt work any of it out

by dylan80, Thursday, 24 July 2008 02:27 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
Trying to find this small app - AGAIN -

9 Replies 

Somehow I just lost it. I think I found it through a link from here, so I'm hoping someone remembers what it was called. It was just a very small, free app that ran from a Windows GUI. It could write the bootsector for XP or VISTA only, to USB or HDD partition. Then you just copy the rest of ...

by sLiM, Thursday, 24 July 2008 01:43 [ Read all ]
VistaPe And Vista Together How ?

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Hi ,

First i want to tell thanks for all ppls help me.

I Want in my usb Vista PE & Vista [ To Install or Format and more]

I Tired To Think How Its Work And I Do This

Rudebox, Wednesday, 23 July 2008 19:48 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: Mateusz's Saucy Editor: MSEDIT v0.10

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Mateusz Viste has been writing a new replacement for EDIT, called "Mateusz's Saucy Editor" or "MSEDIT". As you can guess, this is intended to be a clone of MS-DOS's EDIT. Mateusz writes: "I released few minutes ago the new version of Mateusz's Saucy Editor: MSEDI ...

by RSS, Wednesday, 23 July 2008 17:39 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista

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HI, I've got an .iso image of vistape builded with winduilder 075. I choose build model - standard in ram, and force all programs to ramdisk. The image works fine on microsoft virtual pc. So I'd like to boot this image with pxe. I used pxelinux.0 to boot an msdos boot disk, so I configured i ...

by kompressor, Wednesday, 23 July 2008 10:22 [ Read all ]
Happy Birthday Wendy!

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May the biggest OS/2 Fan on the online world have a really happy day! thumbup.gif ...

by Nuno Brito, Wednesday, 23 July 2008 08:13 [ Read all ]
Small INImod tool for batch scripting

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I was looking for a small ini editor when I found..


--looked like it might be of use so I thought i might pass it along.

The ...

by thunn, Wednesday, 23 July 2008 00:49 [ Read all ]
Detecting Hardware (slow mode): useless?

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Tried that on two systems for now. It makes absolutely nothing :-(((

I boot the system, I press Esc during countdown to stop Hardware Detection (fast mode).

When system finish boot I go in the VistaPE Loader and Tools (click on the little blue icon on the right corner of the BS ...

by thelegendarypig666, Tuesday, 22 July 2008 21:25 [ Read all ]
Hi Please Help, 0xc000000f Error [USB] + Image Problem

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I Have VistaPE v.12 [Beta 3]

I Used Vista DVD [I Have ISO , And Daemon Tools, So I Used With Virtual DVD]

I Used MY DiskOnKey 8GB [NTFS] To Boot.

All In Copy Was OK.

But When I Do Restart And Try to boot i get this error :

by Rudebox, Tuesday, 22 July 2008 19:37 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests
More info on standard downloadable scripts

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I have just started to use winbuilder, great app!!! So for it has been the only way for me to run Ghost completely off a USB drive with decent speeds...

My only suggestion so far would be to include more information on scripts in the winbuilder downloader. I love the fact th ...

by dandirk, Tuesday, 22 July 2008 19:08 [ Read all ]
v12 beta3 - internet explorer favorites + driver issues

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using winbuilder 75 beta 4, v12 beta3

first off thank you for such a great app for configuring pe2.x smile.gif

getting to the bugs in beta3

-driver issues ...

by pretender, Tuesday, 22 July 2008 15:20 [ Read all ]
Upgrading project from server

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Hello, is it possible to just upgrade the scripts in my project when I go to the 'download' page of winbuilder, rather than adding additional scripts? I tried 'Minimum' in the options but it is still trying to add stuff to my project that I don't want rather than upgrading whats ...

by eggbert, Tuesday, 22 July 2008 15:02 [ Read all ]
Problems with xp install

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I am trying to install xp over a network on a laptop that does not have a cd drive etc using tftpd32. I have been following the instructions here


I have got to the part about testing the ke ...

by herghost, Tuesday, 22 July 2008 11:43 [ Read all ]
Suggestions and Requests

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Drag and drop into the "Select files to attach" window would be awfully nice ... often I've got an Explorer window open there, making a 7z file, but I have to navigate all the way to it again. And there aren't even breadcrumbs!

by JonF, Tuesday, 22 July 2008 10:59 [ Read all ]
Linguagem Portuguese BR

Ai vai a tradução para Português do Brasil, para quem precisar.
E se puderem adicionar na relação de linguagem, agradeço.

!#1001=Começa o projeto selecionado
!#1002=Abre as ferramentas
!#1003=Atualizar mudanças
!#1004=Títul ...

by elcioclobo, Monday, 21 July 2008 23:39 [ Read all ]
Support and Bug reporting
"This function is not supported in Vista"

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Hello all!

I purchased a copy of Keyfinder Advanced. I discovered some missing ocx's and dll's for this program to come up on my build of VistaPE. Registery redirection works using RunScanner. Now I get the following error from the program when I select to change the product ...

by IntegrityComputer, Monday, 21 July 2008 19:21 [ Read all ]
Do your Mass Storage Drivers automatically load under VistaPE 12 beta 3?

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QUOTE (darren rose @ Jul 21 2008, 07:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
very odd, well new script works for me, so ...

by thelegendarypig666, Monday, 21 July 2008 17:40 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
LiveXP multilanguage support with source?

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i use
xpProSp2x86_Eng as source always in livexp (also eng os), but here is the problem of my friend (as he cant write in english i write here):

TR=Turkish (Turkiye)

i adviced winbuilder_livexp to my friend,
he used xpProSp2x86_Tr as source (he doesnt have an eng sour ...

by Lancelot, Monday, 21 July 2008 13:58 [ Read all ]
VistaPE 12 beta 3, still a lot of problems

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Beta 3 for me do not fixed the mass storage drivers loading problem. I have to admit also VistaPE 11 for me never ever loaded a mass storage drivers on any of my many test systems.

1) I tested it on many system with NVidia/Intel/AMD chipset and it always fail to correctly load the v ...

by thelegendarypig666, Monday, 21 July 2008 10:04 [ Read all ]
Vista Recovery script - startup repair fails - missing dll

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Vista Recovery script - startup repair fails - missing dll

using 12 beta 3 and winbuilder 075 beta 4

when trying to run startup repair get missing dll error dbgeng.dll ...

by darren rose, Sunday, 20 July 2008 21:44 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
noob questions

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I am new to windows xp live cds in that i just noticed they existed

i tryed one version it didnt seem to work well so i have some questions

which is the best tool to build a live cd and what are the diffrences there seems to be a maze of options many mentioned her ...

by scatetrp, Sunday, 20 July 2008 18:58 [ Read all ]
v12 beta 3 problem with XP recovery console script

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Just tried vistape 12 beta 3 (with winbuilder 075 beta 4) and get the following error when building from XP recovery console script

FileDelete - Failed to delete [%BaseDir%\Projects\VistaPE-Core\OtherOS\RECCEnglish\TXTSETUp.SI_]
INIDeleteKey - F ...

by darren rose, Sunday, 20 July 2008 14:19 [ Read all ]
TFTPD32 very slow, max transfer rate 90kbyte/sec

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I am using TFTPD32 to setup a PXE server. It functions fine. However, I am a little bit upset with its performance 90kb/sec. It is too slow! To download 200mb file it takes about 5.4Mb/min = 162Mb/30 min.

I read in the FAQ I can use the anticipation window, however, it ...

by ht4n, Sunday, 20 July 2008 00:16 [ Read all ]
Happy Birthday Ove!!

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Hope this special day is well spent in the company of your family and friends.

Happy Birthday and good luck with your studies! ok.gif
by Nuno Brito, Saturday, 19 July 2008 23:59 [ Read all ]
RSS news
news: New version of MPXPLAY

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Florian points out that there is a new version of MPXPlay available for DOS users. New in v1.56 beta2: + loaded UNICODE (UTF16,UTF8) playlist files are saved in the same text encoding format at F2 (diskdriv.c, textconv.c, loadlist.c, savelist.c) + loudness function (â??|â??-key) sets a higher volume ...

by RSS, Saturday, 19 July 2008 21:46 [ Read all ]
PC emulators

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Running VirtualBox is very easy in MOA - I guess in some winbuilder projects it may work also ??? -

Just install it once somewhere and copy the install-directory to your PE.
In MOA please use this directory: R:\vm\virtualbox - adjust to your needs in other builds.
Mak ...

by sanbarrow, Saturday, 19 July 2008 20:16 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Adding driver after boot (not before) ?

After i opened this topic, an answer was found and added to livexp project (downloadable with winbuilder.exe)

Driver Import PE
from kare (boot land nick: CD-RW)

als ...

by Lancelot, Saturday, 19 July 2008 20:14 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
Creating a bootable HDD Cloning program on your HDD

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Hello all, did a bit of searching but couldn't really find anything that answered my question specifically.

I'm trying to clone my old Windows XP install (on a ~160 GB IDE HDD) onto my 2 new 750GB Sata drives (which are in Raid 0). Upon searching for ways to do it, I found a few f ...

by infeimmo, Saturday, 19 July 2008 18:41 [ Read all ]
Unable to have a shell on VistaPE v11

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Hi all,

I try to compile a VistaPE v11 project using winbuilder v0.74 on a xp sp3 OS in order to incorporate mustang acronis plugins for DD10 and TIH11. I made the two modifications to the build script in order to proper install mustang plugins. Everything else is set to default. I test t ...

by micod2000, Saturday, 19 July 2008 14:43 [ Read all ]
Windows 2K/XP/2003 and Vista
Install Windows XP on FAT Partition?

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Am making "Baby Steps" moving from Win9X to WinNT and have found this more of a problem because want to install Win XP on FAT(32) Partitions so Win9X can see the Win XP partition.

Talk about frustration! Have been trying to do a FAT(32) install of Win XP with No success. P ...

by genosmm, Saturday, 19 July 2008 13:57 [ Read all ]
Boot Methods
problem with makebootfat

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Finally I found a guide how to boot from USB in USB-ZIP / Superfloppy mode. And he reported to get A:\. smile.gif
mr_, Friday, 18 July 2008 16:37 [ Read all ]
Winbuilder USB boot & Boot SDI

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Hi all,

I started using WinBuilder yesterday. And I'm trying to get NativeEx barebones running from a bootable USB stick.

I've managed to get it runnung from a CD Image in QEmu so far.

I'm just not sure how to use the Boot SDI script and panel. I've o ...

by Richard Lee, Friday, 18 July 2008 11:48 [ Read all ]
Pagefileing/Virtual Memory

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I'm currently looking through the forums, because I swear I've seen it somewhere... How can I enable pagefileing? By that I don't mean ImDisk, which creates a second drive (at least I think it does,) I want to enable when enough memory is not available for my build.

Thanks in ...

by darkman738, Friday, 18 July 2008 03:03 [ Read all ]
nativeEx & LiveXP
Need perm UFD drive letter

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This is an old problem I'm still trying to solve. I have a virus scanning station set up with a "Shuttle" computer running LiveXP. For virus safety, the computer is not connected to the network and has no internal hard drive. I'm scanning from 1 to 4 external hard drives and I' ...

by jeffgc, Thursday, 17 July 2008 20:43 [ Read all ]
What ports do WinBuilder and the various projects use? Why?

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What ports do WinBuilder and the various projects use? Why?

by Sirquil, Thursday, 17 July 2008 18:39 [ Read all ]
Dangerous Ports in Computer

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Dangerous Ports in Computer


When talking about Computer ports,user should know that there are two kinds of po ...

by Shirin Zaban, Thursday, 17 July 2008 14:59 [ Read all ]

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