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by maxworks
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: PStart start-up problems
Replies: 2
Views: 5041

PStart start-up problems

I have PStart running on two different computers (one XP, one Windows 7). I have NOT synched them since before this issue. Both are set to run at start up. On both machines, since (probably - i can't be sure) 1 January 2013, when PStart launches, I get this message "Error parsing settings file in li...
by maxworks
Sat Jul 12, 2008 11:49 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Magic Formation
Replies: 20
Views: 26176

This application rocks

The title says it all :D One really crazy thing though. Am using Vista, and when I do the twiddly thing with my mouse (or the double shift/CTRL) over Internet Explorer nothing happens. I don't have the same problem with any other programme showing... (BTW, was only on IE because I was backing up my ...
by maxworks
Sun Jun 08, 2008 2:31 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: ABC Amber vCard Converter
Replies: 0
Views: 5010

ABC Amber vCard Converter

Hi there! Was desperately looking for a programme that allowed me to convert my Sony Ericsson vCard (Whole Address Book) to a format that would allow it to be imported easily into a PIM. Nothing really worked (tried the lot - Open Contacts, EPIM, etc.) and then came across this freeware programme: h...
by maxworks
Mon Mar 24, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Converting Thunderbird to Thunderbird Portable
Replies: 3
Views: 6782

Thanks Andrew (what a great site by the way! - and so friendly :P ) My problem was evidently something to do with trying to get Thunderbird Portable whilst the install version was still hanging around... the answer IS as simple as you say - everything goes in the [AppName]\Data\profile (all files an...
by maxworks
Mon Mar 24, 2008 10:45 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Portable Skype (AKA sPortable)
Replies: 91
Views: 150860

Is this the file you're looking for?

The link above doesn't work, however there is a Portable Skype (v3) at this address: http://www.chip.de/downloads/Skype-Portable-3.6.0.244_20733442.html The website is in German, but the programme is in English by default. Doesn't seem to write anything that it shouldn't (but I am no expert!)... Jus...
by maxworks
Sat Mar 22, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Portable Apps size
Replies: 15
Views: 34677

2.46Gb

hmmmm.... i must be a PA junky... my 8Gb USB stick has 2.46Gb on my PAC3 folder (3,615 folders and 31,981 files!)... that doesn't include my documents!
by maxworks
Sat Mar 22, 2008 5:23 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Converting Thunderbird to Thunderbird Portable
Replies: 3
Views: 6782

Converting Thunderbird to Thunderbird Portable

I'm sorry if this question has already been asked, but I have looked and not been able to find it on the database. I installed (yes! installed) Thunderbird 2.0.0.12 on my PC and am very happy with the programme... but having been converted to the concept of portable apps (thanks Andrew for this webs...
by maxworks
Mon Mar 10, 2008 2:34 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Seterra - Learn Geography (2MB)
Replies: 4
Views: 7171

i like it

i like this thing... and the language programme as well... seems to work as portable for me - but i'm not really experienced in these things (my firewall didn't warn me about registry changes, which i always deny...)
by maxworks
Mon Jan 21, 2008 11:17 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: yWriter 2.3 (Creative Writing WP)
Replies: 12
Views: 18423

yWriter seems to be portable

hi there. i like this application a lot. unfortunately i am not competent to know whether it is portable. i couldn't get uniextractor to extract the downloaded file. however the author of the program has left instructions on how to make all of his programs portable. you can find the instructions at ...