View Full Version : been busy so heres the long overdue news;-)

21-01-2002, 11:10 PM
WinRAR 3.00 Beta is out. There are quite a few fixes and changes with this release so the best bet is to check out the WhatsNew.txt after installing. Grab it here.

CPUCOOL 7.0.9 and CPUFSB 2.2.3 have been released with the the following new stuff:
- KT266(a)/SIS635/NForce 420/AMD760 chipset bugfixes
- new cooling server for KT266(A)/AMD760
- Spanish language added
- bug fixes
Get it here.http://www.podien.onlinehome.de/CPUCOOL9.ZIP
- Languages added
- PLL's added
- motherboards added
- bug fixes.
Grab it here.http://www.podien.onlinehome.de/CPUFSB.ZIP

NvMax 4.00.14 is out, but beware this is an alpha. Check it here.http://www.nvmax.com/cgi-bin/nvmax.pl?action=download

TweakXP 1.26 is out for download with the following changes:
New 'System-Monitor' added to the System-Information section - can be displayed as a small, additional window new tweak added to the Auto-Logon section: users can be hidden from the LogOn screen now deleting unnecessary files moves the files to the recycle bin instead of deleting them new Pentium III-M tweak updated pop-up blocker list updated language files some internal changes and improvements
Download it from the following locations:
- Full product http://www.warp2search.net/download.php?op=viewdownload&cid=6
- Update patch http://www.totalidea.de/frameset-tweakxp.htm

GeForce Tweak 3.2.1 Final has been released. This version has the following new features:
The GTU now is fully compatible with the 23.1x driver.
A messagebox popped up at the wrong place with GTU 3.1
added w-buffer scaling
switched to an updated installer
added database file for 23.1x driver
due to the changes in the 23.xx drivers I had to modify the database file layout a bit
Grab it here. http://www.guru3d.com/geforcetweakutility/dll/GTUsetup.exe

Macromedia has released a new version of their Shockwave Player and it can be downloaded here.http://sdc.shockwave.com/shockwave/download/frameset.fhtml

Mad Onion has released some details on the update to 3D Mark 2001. The update will be called 3DMark2001 - Second Edition / SE and will offer the following changes:
Support for Microsoft DirectX.8.1
Fully compatible with Windows XP.
A new DirectX 8.1 feature test, utilizing Pixel Shader 1.4!
Updated ?System Info? which can display additional system configuration info, including installed hard drives and AGP settings.
The usage of compressed textures has been optimized.
Support for the latest AMD. and Intel. processors.
All reported compatibility issues fixed.
Benchmark results from the original release of 3DMark2001 and 3DMark2001 SE are comparable. http://www.madonion.com/

Version 6.01 Beta Build 1025 of the Opera web browser has been released. Grab it here.http://people.opera.com/~windows/o601_1025.exe

FlashGet Version v1.1 is out. Another download manager that addresses two of the biggest problems when downloading files, speed and management of downloaded files. Here's what's new:
Site Properties(Max connections, Login information, Proxy)
FlashGet IE Bar(IE menu->View->Toolbars->FlashGet Bar)
improve speed limit(support manual and automatic mode)
Auto switch to active mode if site not support passive mode(ftp protocol)
optimize for wild band
improve download databse save,backup and restore
some small changes
general fixes

If you are looking for Nvidia Detonator Drivers and Bioses files old or new up to version 23.12 or manufacturers drivers or bioses file From Abit , Asus , Gainward , MSI , Leadtek etc then have a look at this FTP site in Poland, it has them all. Check the links below:
- Nvidia Detonator Drivers ftp://ftp.nvidia.pl/pub/Drivery/
- Nvidia Bioses ftp://ftp.nvidia.pl/pub/BIOS/

ICQ 2001b Beta v5.18 Build #3659 has been released featuring the following bug fix:
A bug has been found in the ICQ Voice Video & Games feature for versions earlier than 2001b. To resolve any potential issue, we encourage you to upgrade to ICQ 2001b, where this problem is fixed, for better security and best use of ICQ.
Grab it herehttp://www.icq.com/download/ for Windows 98/2000/ME/NT4/XP and if your sick of those ads at the bottom of the application, here's a tip:
Install ICQ, the first time ICQ loads after installation immediately close it down. Search for & delete the icqhttp.dll file & delete it. Re-load ICQ.

Customizer XP v1.6 Final has been released. For the newbies around, Customizer XP is an integrated suite of programs that can help you to tweak your Windows 2000/XP to its fullest potential performance or just keep it running like new. It offers a wide range possibility to customize and optimize your Windows program. Whether you want to tweak your Windows registry, cleanup your harddisk, or increase your multimedia and 3D games performance. The new version has the following stuff:
Improved the Process Manager tool.
Improved the Startup Manager tool.
Added 'Create Shortcut' tool.
Added 'System Info' tool.
Added 'Special Folder Info' tool.
Better user Interface.
Added option to rebuilt Windows icons (Registry Tweak->Miscellaneous).
Grab it here.http://wcarchive.cdrom.com/pub/bws/bws_70/cstmizxp.exe

22-01-2002, 03:28 AM
What about any new version of Windows....apart from Windows XP??

Kidding!! Well does anyone know where can i get hold of Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server/Datacenter Server ??...

just need some beta or trial versions for hands on training for my MCP exams.

I am prepared to buy all 3 at a reasonable price ..even if its pirated!..Ooopss :)

Just for training though.

22-01-2002, 11:43 PM
You have been a busy boy!

22-01-2002, 11:44 PM
You have been a busy boy!
And keep up the good work!

23-01-2002, 12:04 AM
Hi tweak'e

You can cool, monitor, get system specs, change fsb, etc, with CPUCOOL but only change the fsb with CPUFSB, right? Would it be better to try CPUCOOL?
I've tried softfsb but it doesn't work on my board.


23-01-2002, 01:02 AM
yea busy moving house o joy :(

remember i just strip mine a mates site so say thanks to my mate monty.

just trying out cpu cool at the mo, so far it works ok about a 5 degrees drop at light load but only with force atho on. far better than previous tests.
can't really comment on the cpufsb(i havn't treid it yet. note it may not work on all boards. what mobo do you have??