Black Viper
Black Viper
Jul 122004

Today, I made the change from the “old” SETI client to the new one based on BONIC. Information about this particular transition is here: [link removed] After I test my systems with the new client, I will post additional details.

Jun 272004

I am currently caught up on my E-mail and wish to thank everyone that sent kind words my way. If I did not respond to your question, forgive me, but please understand that with the volume of traffic that I receive daily, it would be impossible for me to reply to everyone.

Jun 262004

With regards to World of Warcraft Beta, I modified a few UI files to make my life a bit easier. The changes include: Quest log is instant and shows level numbers Target tool tip moved from above the combat log to top middle of screen Mods that were taken partially from Cosmos: Party HP/Mana/Rage/Energy show always as text Party Buffs (16)/Debuffs (8) always show And something that Cosmos never had: The HP status display bar fades nicely from Green -> Yellow -> Orange -> Red. Download the updated files here [Continue Reading]

Jun 202004

I am about 250 E-Mails behind and, looking at some of them, the most popular question is: "If you have the time, could you answer…" The answer is… no. (Read WHY?)

Jun 202004

Before the install/reinstallation of Windows XP, I highly recommend that you download Service Pack 3 “for multiple computers” and burn it onto a CD. The download is approximately 316.4MB. If you choose not to do this step, your system could become infected with a virus or worm exploiting the vulnerabilities that Service Pack 3 fixes. I also recommend that you do not have your system connected to the Internet until after the installation of Service Pack 3. This means that you cannot activate your XP installation during setup, but you [Continue Reading]

Jun 012004

Because I could not sleep tonight, I took this “not so normal” opportunity to catch up on my E-Mail backlog. I have now caught up and I appreciate everyone feedback. Even though I cannot possibly reply to everyone, I tried to address as many concerns as I could.

May 282004

Several people reported that the domain did not quite look correct. They were right. I use Mozilla as my browser and sometimes, working around IE’s strange behaviors slips by me. All pages should render in both browsers as I had originally intended them. The issue made some text much larger than I wanted, mostly in regards to my guides that include thumbnails, and only in IE. If ever something just does not seem "right" with the domain, please Contact me and report the problem. More than likely, you are not [Continue Reading]

May 262004

My SBC DSL is having issues. High latency and dropped packets in the Southern California area. However, the problem is not "local" to me, but routing issues in the LA area. How did I discover this? Check this thread and see that I am not the only one: As a result, the web site may be a little slow, depending on where you are connecting from. I am sure the issue will be resolved soon because of the amount of SBC DSL World of Warcraft players experiencing latency of 2000ms [Continue Reading]