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20-11-2002, 07:57 PM
Counter-Strike 1.6 Pushed To December
First thoughts were that CS 1.6 would be released sometime this month. However new information revealed today at the Steam website states that Steam beta 2.0 and Counter-Strike beta 1.6 are slated to launch in mid-December.
Steam is a digital content management system that provides content delivery, component revision control and data security to developers of such content. Steam is embedded within a Steam-enabled application giving it a virtual file system from which it can obtain "resources" (not files) from a local cache, CD or from the Internet.

Unreal Tournament 2003 Patch #2 Details
PlanetUnreal has details of the next yet to be released patch for DigitalExtreme's and EpicGames Unreal Tournament 2003. Among the long list of fixes are AI tweaks for the various gameplay modes, fixes in the engine stopping memory leaks as well as tons of HUD and gameplay fixes.
The details were given in advance by Epic's Steven Polge.
Unreal Tournament 2003 Patch #2 Details (http://www.planetunreal.com/#PQN399757 )

New ClonyXXL v2.0.1.0 In 2-3 Days
Looks like that ClonyXXL will release a new version in 2-3 days as they have updated their Germany site with what's new. Here's a quick translation:
Improved prompting.
Improved ASPI support.
New GUI.
Scanning extended and improved.
Faster and more exactly.
New kinds of copy protection added.
User Tools improved. (can be started automatically after scanning)
ClonyXXL is a copyprotection detection scanner, which can show what kind of protection is used on a disc. It will provide you with the right settings for CloneCD, so you can make a working copy of the disc.
ClonyXXL Homepage (http://mitglied.lycos.de/orgbejot/clony.htm )

New Realtek ALC AC97 Series and CMedia 8738 Sound drivers
While surfin' the net I found some new Sound drivers :
Realtek ALC AC97 Series (ALC1xx 2xx 650) driver/application A3.36 for Win9x/W2K/XP/NT and 1.50 for Linux
Cmedia 8738 driver 6.42 for Win98SE/ME/W2K/XP found at MSI homepage
Realtek ALC AC97 Series are mainly used as OnBoard Audio on motherboards
CMedia 8738 is often used as OnBoard Sound as well as stand-alone PCI Soundcard
Read More for Links ....
Realtek ALC AC97 Audio download page (http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/dlac97-2.aspx?lineid=5&famid=12&series=8&Software=True )
CMedia 8738 6.42 for Win98SE (http://download.msi.com.tw/support/dvr_exe/cm45se.exe )
CMedia 8738 6.42 for WinME (http://download.msi.com.tw/support/dvr_exe/cm45me.exe )
CMedia 8738 6.42 for Win2000 (http://download.msi.com.tw/support/dvr_exe/cm452k.exe )
CMedia 8738 6.42 for WinXP (http://download.msi.com.tw/support/dvr_exe/cm45xp.exe )

Kerio Personal Firewall 3.0.0 Beta 4 (http://www.majorgeeks.com/article.php?sid=738&cat=16 )
Protect your personal computer against hacker attacks.
[ Freeware | 3.9 Mb | Win All ]

20-11-2002, 09:51 PM
hmmm to download the beta of Kerio or not, that is the question.