Upon doing some research for a screen recorder to do some tech support with, I came upon a program called, ScreenRecorder by: Burak Uysaler, whom I do believe works for Microsoft as a Technology Specialist.
This Screen Recorder is just about as easy to use as you could ever ask for. It records the file in a .wmv format, and also works well on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, ScreenRecorder will work with 32 and 64bit Windows. The program comes with 64 and 32bit installers along with the WMEncoder.
Just download the program and choose the 32 or 64 bit version to match your Windows OS. Click on the setup.exe.
Click here to download ScreenRecorder
1. Select either Full Screen or the program window from the drop down list that you want to record, you can also check the audio box if you want to record audio narration with it, and then click OK.
I do not believe that it works well in Full Screen mode with Dual Monitors! If you want full screen just set your display to a single screen mode. Program windows in dual screen work fine.
2. Just click on “Please click here to specify filename” to give your video a name then save, when ready click “START” to begin capturing. Screenrecorder will start to capture your chosen screen to the video file of the name you specified earlier. You can also pause/resume capturing at any time. When you click “STOP”, the “PLAY” button will be displayed at the bottom right. Just click it and your captured video will be played by your default video player for .wmv files. That’s all folks enjoy!
Utility Spotlight Screenrecorder
Jake’s Backup and Restore V2
Created by: Jake
Xfire username: jake37
This Program will auto select your Current “Home Drive” for Backup or Restore Of all User’s Documents Only…But Will NOT Backup the Complete System or Programs. If you wipe or lose your hard drive, you will have to reinstall all programs and Windows.
This will Copy or Restore all your Files of any type that are stored in your (VISTA) Users\Documents folder. “Copys all Users Documents”
On XP it will Copy all your files of any type that are stored in your (XP) Documents and Users Folder
Works with Vista and XP. “Copys all Users Documents”
****Uninstaller Included**** Thru control panel, or start menu…
Works with Vista and XP
With Application as Service you can easily run any application as
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EASEUS Partition Manager 3.0 Home Edition – FREE FOR HOME USERS ONLY
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I had been looking for a good Disk Partition software to use that would work with a (RAID O) Drive setup, and well after a little investigating, I came upon this program called “EASEUS Partition Manager 3.0 Home Edition”. I installed it and gave it a try, well now it is very simular to Partition Magic, but this Home Version is a Free Ware program. They also have a “Professional and Server Edition” Which most of us will not have any need for. It worked perfectly, I have a Set of WD Drives 160 GB each set on a RAID O setup, at first I was a little skepticle, but it never failed me, worked like a charm, I added a 80 GB partition with no problems using Windows XP Pro.
1. I had first to shrink my main partition to allow an 80GB unalocated partition space.
2. I then applied the settings and rebooted my PC to make sure it was ok.
3. I then formatted the unalocated 80GB space as NTFS, smooth as a whistle.
4. Rebooted to finish and all was just fine no problems.
After checking the program out some more, I found that you can use the graphical layout to just slide the edge of the box contianing the partion around to resize, of move it from one place to another and then click apply and it will do its job.
I have 3 video tutorial links below to show basic usage.
Video (1) how to make unallocated space to use for an extra Partition.
#1. Click Here to View the Video Tutorial
Video (2) how to format and assign a drive letter to the unallocated Space.
#2. Click Here to View the Video Tutorial
Video (3) how to mount Windows 7 beta ISO and start the install using Daemon Tools
#3. Click Here to View the Video Tutorial
Here is how to make a Self Extracting EXE using WinRar. That will work on Vista and XP “Video Tutorial included“
I needed to make a self extracting exe to extract some moded maps into any users file directory in Vista and XP, the maps would go into the mods folder. Below would be the correct path for Vista and XP. But I wanted one command to be able to use the same self extracting exe file on both XP and Vista, without making 2 separate files, so below is what I did to make this work on both XP and Vista. This will allow any user to extract without having to input their computer profile name.
(XP)C:\Documents and Settings\%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Activision\CoDWaW\mods\
While trying to make a self extracting exe using WinZip I found that trying to use \%USERPROFILE%\ or \%current user%\ in the extract to line using WinZip Self Extractor, that WinZip does not apparently support this, so you may have to use a batch file to accomplish this. I found that quite annoying, so, I tested this using WinRar and it works fine with WinRar.
I guess for making self extracting exe files and using the \%USERPROFILE%\ or \%current user%\ command in the path to the extracting folder. This will not work Using WinZip.
You have to use WinRar, using SFX “convert archives to self extracting exe”
So the command line I used, is this, to make it work using one command for Vista or XP.
If I use the XP path %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Activision\CoDWaW\mods\ This will work on Both XP and Vista.
<<<< WINRAR ONLY >>>>
I want to thank my Friend HighNoon for the guidance in the correct direction in making this work.
I have tested this on XP and Vista…..and works so far. No need for the Drive letter to be included in the command line!
View the How too Video Here,