|March 19, 2012||• Edit.bat used to crash frequently in 64-bit Windows.
The cause is that in 64-bit Windows the Program Files path for 32-bit software contains parenthesis (
A real solution is high on my todo list.
|March 12, 2012||• A change in Wikipedia's HTML code made BirdName.hta display empty fields for the translated names. The HTA has been updated to fix this.|
|February 17, 2012||• George Tjon sent a correction for the constants declarations in Reg2Vbs.vbs, a script by Denis St-Pierre to export registry settings using VBScript only.
|February 1, 2012||• Christopher A. LaRue sent me a message stating that GetUnins.vbs, a script to list or search uninstall commands, skipped 32-bit software in 64-bit Windows.
He also knew where to look for the missing info in the registry:
So the updated GetUnins.vbs now checks if the computer to be investigated runs 64-bit Windows, and if so, also searches the
While at it, I also updated GetUninstall.bat.
|January 13, 2012||• Today is Blame Someone Else Day!
• Steve Robertson reported that the 0 byte configuration file bug in Hardware.hta still wasn't fixed completely: it would still sometimes generate an error message in case a 0 byte Hardware.cfg configuration file was created using the "Settings" button.
I "solved" it by immediately deleting it if its size is 0 bytes after saving it.
|January 9, 2012||• Steve Robertson reported a bug in Hardware.hta: it would generate an error message in case a 0 byte Hardware.cfg configuration file was found.
While working on the fix, I discovered and fixed another bug in the Print function: IE9 somehow "spontaneously" decided to require the IE object to be visible before displaying a print preview.
|January 7, 2012||• Eugeniu Tricolici found a bug in BootDisk.bat: it would return the last bootable drive listed by the WMIC query, which is not always the drive we are looking for (i.e. in his case it would return a bootable USB stick).
He suggested a break in the loop, effectively using the first partition listed by
So, instead, I modified the
|January 5, 2012||• Hardware.hta has been updated: it now has print functionality (command line as well as GUI).
• RoboMove.bat has been updated too: it now displays its progress, and the code has been simplified (or optimized).
|January 1, 2012||• Happy New Year!|
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