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by ashghost
Thu Oct 20, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: sWeather
Replies: 19
Views: 18989

Re: Weather Watcher

This portable version of Weather Watcher may violate the license agreement. I love Weather Watcher, and I've been using the last freeware version (installed) since it went payware several years ago. In the help file, it says that you are free to distribute Weather Watcher "provided that you distribu...
by ashghost
Mon Oct 17, 2011 3:35 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Linux Live USB Creator
Replies: 6
Views: 8737

Re: Linux Live USB Creator

I tried Portable VirtualBox with LinuxMint (both Gnome & LXDE), and it was unbelievably SLOW. Unusable. Maybe someone with a better box would have more luck. My stuff is getting long in the tooth. Depending on just how old your setup is, you may be able to improve things by enabling enhancements fo...
by ashghost
Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: Some portable .NET apps
Replies: 35
Views: 73207

Folder Monitor

Folder Monitor settings are not portable - they're stored in a folder in %APPDATA%.
by ashghost
Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:26 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: HOSTS file comparison
Replies: 8
Views: 9264

Re: HOSTS file comparison

freakazoid, I know you posted this a few months ago, but I just started running into the same problem again (now that it's American football season), and I found a workaround here:http://www.freak-search.com/en/thread/3559632/mvps_hosts_file_adblock_plus_espn_videos The solution is simply to comment...
by ashghost
Tue Aug 16, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: Active@ ISO Burner
Replies: 1
Views: 3243

Re: Active@ ISO Burner

Active@ ISO Burner is now at version 2.5, but, as robzuc points out, the zip file contains an InstallShield installer. Universal Extractor did not successfully extract the installer (neither the isunpack nor the /b switch method). It does work if you install, then copy, then paste, then uninstall. T...
by ashghost
Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:38 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: New at NirSoft
Replies: 382
Views: 696760

Re: New at NirSoft

It's not stealth by its nature, and that may mean that you won't use it portably, but that doesn't mean it's not portable. We actually have quite a number of tools in the database whose main purpose is to modify the registry to adjust some of the core features of Windows: Start-up tools, like Starte...
by ashghost
Fri Jul 22, 2011 3:14 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Terminals
Replies: 15
Views: 19456

Re: RDP Management: Terminals

It's been mentioned a couple of times before: http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1808 http://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2786 But those were before Andrew democratized the submission process, which has allowed .NET apps to get added to the database. In...
by ashghost
Mon Jul 04, 2011 5:39 am
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: Stamp - rename photos based on EXIF data
Replies: 9
Views: 6629

Re: Stamp

Oops! I missed that "Insert meta tag" feature in ReNamer when I checked the various renaming tools for EXIF support.
by ashghost
Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:09 pm
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: Stamp - rename photos based on EXIF data
Replies: 9
Views: 6629

Re: Stamp

Anyone know of a tool that works like this (but portably)? If not, I'll use the non-portable version, but it seems like a reasonably simple process to pull EXIF data and stick it into the file name. Several portable file re-namers include support for adding EXIF data to file names: Siren Ken Rename...
by ashghost
Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Update
Topic: Keepass updates
Replies: 22
Views: 14985

Re: KeePass 1.16

joby_toss, I'm pretty sure that the_watcher was talking about being able to find it on TPFC. the_watcher, what you're noticing is not a bug, but a restriction on the number of times an app can get pushed to the top of the "recent updates" listing on the front page in a short period of time. Last fal...
by ashghost
Mon May 16, 2011 4:34 pm
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: Portable-VirtualBox (AKA vbox.me)
Replies: 9
Views: 12561

Re: about portable virtualbox alias vbox.me

They are PHP warnings. PHP scripts on the server work incorrectly and generate warnings which, for some reason, are publicly visible. PHP warnings are a sign of an unmaintained website. :( I just had reason to track down a portable VirtualBox yesterday, and I came across the same warnings. I was ab...
by ashghost
Mon May 16, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Random
Replies: 11
Views: 8064

Re: Random

They might make sense for gaming but otherwise pointless. Random numbers are useful in statistics, but those who would find them useful are more likely to rely on a full statistical software package, and wouldn't be interested in these little programs. There are other uses in science. I do ecologic...
by ashghost
Mon May 16, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Random
Replies: 11
Views: 8064

Re: Random

guinness wrote:It worked in Windows XP.
I wondered if my 64-bit Windows 7 was a factor. I just tried it on XPsp3 at work, and I get the same (incomprehensible) result. :(
by ashghost
Sun May 15, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Random
Replies: 11
Views: 8064

Re: Random

Webfork and guinness, Did you get it to generate a file with random numbers? I can't a list of random numbers, only files with random content: a long string of unicode characters. I tried using multiple algorithms, single algorithms, single distributions, but never got a set of random numbers. There...
by ashghost
Wed May 11, 2011 2:54 am
Forum: Portable Hardware Discussion
Topic: Entire computer on a thumb drive (not just the OS)
Replies: 47
Views: 81429

Re: Entire computer on a thumb drive (not just the OS)

I assumed the OP was referring to a "PC" type of machine that you could actually do real work on, ie something like an ASUS EeeBox but much smaller. The OP was referring to something that's been built, and provided a couple of links. It's a "PC" the size of a thumb drive, but it's not very useful w...