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Screenshot Captor / Re: Slow capture
« on: Today at 01:11 AM » idea what could be the reason
Please provide some more technical details about your computer, like OS-version, Graphics adapter(s) model and make, driver versions, number of monitors and monitor resolution in use and Windows scaling factor (100%, 125%), etc., to aid in finding the cause of this issue.

@mouser, you could provide a debug release (by default) for the few people that are having troubles like these to generate debug logs, or maybe even have a parameter that enables logging like that...

Living Room / Re: When you make your 100'th Post
« on: May 23, 2018, 01:14 AM »
And that's the first 900 posts by Steven Avery ;D :

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I've done smth similar, many moons ago, and then found a PowerShell script that found me duplicates based on the hash, so finding non-dulicates seems trivial after that ;D
Didn't find the script I used back then, but this link should be what you want to find, IMHO.

Tried installing WriteWayPro on Windows 10 1803, and although installation seemed to go well, 2 ocx files where not registered correctly (most likely caused by the 'old' installer used), so WriteWayPro wouldn't start.
I fixed this following these steps:
  • Open a Command prompt in 'Run as Administrator' mode
  • change to the SysWOW64 directory: CD ..\SysWOW64
  • register the 2 components by entering these commands:
regsvr32 Codejock.Controls.v13.4.0.ocx
regsvr32 MSCHRT20.OCX
  • Close the command prompt: exit
  • WriteWayPro should now should start as expected :)

After the above exercise I tried to register the product to have the free Pro version, but that has been unsuccessful so far, stating the error message "Unable to connect to the WriteWay website, please try later.". I suspect that another ocx isn't correctly registered, or not working as expected on Win10 (1803), but it cal also be due to a website issue. (I (re)registered all ocx's in the SysWOW64 directory using regsvr32 but still no cigar)
After reading the "WriteWay FAQs and Issues Support document", it seems that the Compatibility mode needs to be set to XP mode, and Run as Administrator, but that also hasn't solved this issue yet.
The registration page in the screenshot on the site looks different from what I'm seeing (mine doesn't have the First Name/Last Name fields, but I used the code shown there), so there may be a different cause altogether. I'll just wait and see what happens until after it expires...
If all else fails I'll e-mail 'm for support.

On a related note: The YouTube showcase and instruction videos (including the WriteWayPro page) also seem to have vanished, only alternative videos can be found.

Guess this are the side-effects of using a no longer actively supported product...

Edit 2:
After installing WriteWayPro in a virtual WinXP SP3 instance, the installation issues didn't appear there, but the application registration issue persists, so that's most likely a website related issue.

Mouser's Zone / Re: Extract ascii
« on: May 09, 2018, 02:05 PM »
Well, the simplest regex to extract textual content as 'words' from (binary) files would be: \w+
If you only want alphanumeric characters (no accent- or punctuation- characters), that could be something like [a-zA-Z0-9]+

A great site to learn about and try out Regular Expressions has been for me, with an extended explanation of what's going on with the regex you're trying, and an index of all expression elements available.

A useful feature could be to apply some automatic formatting to the results list, maybe similar to regex replace, where you can re-use the found result to create complete new texts:
Code: Text [Select]
  1. <mailout name="\1" type="mailto">mailto://\1</mailout>
Code: Text [Select]
  1. <mailout name="" type="mailto">mailto://</mailout>
  2. <mailout name="" type="mailto">mailto://</mailout>

(OT: The code=xml or code=html forum tags don't seem to work as intended, reverting to 'text' for now)

Living Room / Re: Looking for smartphone
« on: May 06, 2018, 02:45 AM »
Well, I went to a large electronics store yesterday to buy a new phone for my mother as a birthday gift for her 80th birthday later this month, and (also) held that Nokia 6.1 in my hand for a minute, but it's rather huge compared to my Nexus 5  :tellme:
Most reviewers seem to highly regard the cameras of the 6.1, but that's hardly a criterium for me as I only use it for snapshots.
We bought a Motorola X4 for mother, that is a (little) bit less huge :D, but is lacking a notification-led. It's been on my wishlist for some time, but it fell off for this reason, for the rest it's a very good phone.

Sounds like a useful tool, much more convenient than extracting stuff using notepad++ :Thmbsup:

The goals are similar to CodeByters Linebyter which I have used in the past but whose source code was lost.
That link isn't accessible for me, but that can be just me...

Living Room / Re: Looking for smartphone
« on: May 03, 2018, 06:32 AM »
If you are aiming for a Nokia, I'd opt for the Nokia 6 (~ €200,-) or Nokia 6.1 (aka Nokia 6 2018) (~ €300,0), that have a much better processor (Qualcomm 6xx instead of 4xx) and screen (1920x1080 instead of 1280x720), as well as a better camera (back: 16 mp instead of 13 mp, front: 8 mp), and also, the Nokia 5 is lacking a notification-led, for some reason (just like the Motorola G5/s/plus series), AFAICS.
I also do like that the Nokia 6.1 comes with Android One, ensuring often and soon updates by Google, but that should also be the case for the Nokia 5 as it has stock-Android.

OT: I'm leaning toward the Nokia 6.1 64 GB to replace my aging Nexus 5, I just haven't ordered it as my supplier doesn't provide a book-case cover, yet...

Well, as I said in the other thread, I'm 'leaving the floor for mouser to come with a solution' (iow, won't touch it with a pole...), but somebody seems to expect that to happen within a week. And, IMHO, it's not even feasible to stop them from opening/messing with the settings if you can still edit the ini file with a plain editor from Explorer..., or at least that's the next 'workaround' I expect users to take if the settings pane is blocked :-\

Anyone interested in attempting a code snack on this topic?  :tellme:

You could probably post a request in the coding snacks area, and see if anyone bites.  They might not see it here.

Well, I thought about it and decided to a) leave some room for mouser to come up with a solution as suggested by the OP (though that may take a little time) and b) it should be handled at the root of the 'problem', not trying to 'solve' it by symptom suppression.

Depends heavily on the purpose/goal of your application...

As a short-term alternative, you could set the ini file to read-only... though that would probably result in errormessages when someone tries to change settings :huh:

General Software Discussion / Re: The Bat! advice needed
« on: April 18, 2018, 12:57 PM »
Free external spamfilter with imap support, including ssl/tls:
Nb: No connection of mine, just a happy user.

Screenshot Captor / Re: Scroll capture - Errors and Home button
« on: April 16, 2018, 12:53 PM »
A 32 bit application, like Screenshot Captor, can allocate a max of about 1.5GB memory, so setting it to 12GB isn't probably gonna help much...
(unless, ofcourse, mouser added memory handling for > 2GB per process)

Post New Requests Here / Re: New Software Suggestion
« on: April 15, 2018, 03:48 AM »
A simple google query found a lot of results, I'd try these suggestions: https://windowsrepor...nder-software-tools/

IMHO, no need to 'invent' another popup reminder tool.

They need to strip out all the irrelevant characters before checking, both from the input address and their lookup lists.
AFAIK, that's only applicable for @gmail.* and gmail provided (undetectable as they can have any domain name, I presume) e-mail addresses, and not for 'regular' e-mail providers :huh:, unless you know of other e-mail providers that follow the same policy/structure?

Another winner here! Thanks to all involved, and the special selection process, for picking me my optimum prize :Thmbsup:

Clipboard Help+Spell / Re: Double error
« on: April 09, 2018, 03:28 PM »
BTW, when replying using either Quick-Reply or Quote, neither appears to offer a means of attaching an image (or other file). I had to use Reply, which doesn't include quotes.  Is that by design?
You can use Quote first, then click Preview to further edit your reply and add attachments as desired.

ProcessTamer / Re: Subfunction from Process Tamer
« on: April 04, 2018, 04:08 PM »

ProcessTamer / Re: Subfunction from Process Tamer
« on: April 03, 2018, 01:58 PM »
Would you mind publishing here what you eventually created out of all suggestions? Names can be changed to protect the innocent :tellme:

You really should get the cause fixed, not clean up the mess afterward.

ProcessTamer / Re: Subfunction from Process Tamer
« on: April 02, 2018, 07:47 AM »
Well, I don't use XP any longer, so no clue, but you can use NirSoft's wmi view tool to try and find another, similar, attribute that works with XP. Also check the query using Win32_PerfRawData_PerfProc_Process instead of Win32_PerfFormattedData_PerfProc_Process, maybe that does hold data?

What tool/script do you already have for updating the dates?

ProcessTamer / Re: Subfunction from Process Tamer
« on: April 02, 2018, 04:07 AM »
Just to get you started, have a look at these pages:
AHK fetches stuff from WMI : Autohotkey forum
Query WMI for process attributes: Microsoft Social forum (Check the answer)

You'll have to call that repeatedly (few times per second ? ), so you'd probably best limit the 'select *' to something like 'select PercentProcessorTime from Win32_PerfFormattedData_PerfProc_Process where Name=<yourprocessname>'
('where' clause does support Name like 'firefox%' etc.)

Use NirSoft's Simple WMI View to determine the Name (or IDProcess) used by your process, and desired attributes to form a comma-separated list instead of just PercentProcessorTime (and improve response time).
NB: Using WMI from AHK through COM will perform (much) better than exporting to text file from SimpleWMIView and processing that text file...

Use WMI Explorer (Free for non-commercial use) to test your queries.

Edit 2:
WMI Explorer with this query:
select Name,PercentProcessorTime ,IDProcess,ElapsedTime,VirtualBytes,WorkingSet from Win32_PerfFormattedData_PerfProc_Process where Name like '%firefox%'

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