Saturday, March 19, 2011

PHP 5.3.6 Released!

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PHP 5.3.6 Released!

[17-Mar-2011]
The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.3.6. This release focuses on improving the stability of the PHP 5.3.x branch with over 60 bug fixes, some of which are security related.
Security Enhancements and Fixes in PHP 5.3.6:
  • Enforce security in the fastcgi protocol parsing with fpm SAPI.
  • Fixed bug #54247 (format-string vulnerability on Phar). (CVE-2011-1153)
  • Fixed bug #54193 (Integer overflow in shmop_read()). (CVE-2011-1092)
  • Fixed bug #54055 (buffer overrun with high values for precision ini setting).
  • Fixed bug #54002 (crash on crafted tag in exif). (CVE-2011-0708)
  • Fixed bug #53885 (ZipArchive segfault with FL_UNCHANGED on empty archive). (CVE-2011-0421)
Key enhancements in PHP 5.3.6 include:
  • Upgraded bundled Sqlite3 to version 3.7.4.
  • Upgraded bundled PCRE to version 8.11.
  • Added ability to connect to HTTPS sites through proxy with basic authentication using stream_context/http/header/Proxy-Authorization.
  • Added options to debug backtrace functions.
  • Changed default value of ini directive serialize_precision from 100 to 17.
  • Fixed Bug #53971 (isset() and empty() produce apparently spurious runtime error).
  • Fixed Bug #53958 (Closures can't 'use' shared variables by value and by reference).
  • Fixed bug #53577 (Regression introduced in 5.3.4 in open_basedir with a trailing forward slash).
  • Over 60 other bug fixes.
Windows users: please mind that we do no longer provide builds created with Visual Studio C++ 6. It is impossible to maintain a high quality and safe build of PHP for Windows using this unmaintained compiler.
For Apache SAPIs (php5_apache2_2.dll), be sure that you use a Visual Studio C++ 9 version of Apache. We recommend the Apache builds as provided by ApacheLounge. For any other SAPI (CLI, FastCGI via mod_fcgi, FastCGI with IIS or other FastCGI capable server), everything works as before. Third party extension providers must rebuild their extensions to make them compatible and loadable with the Visual Studio C++9 builds that we now provide.
All PHP users should note that the PHP 5.2 series is NOT supported anymore. All users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to PHP 5.3.6.
For a full list of changes in PHP 5.3.6, see the ChangeLog. For source downloads please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Memtest86+ 4.20 is released!

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LATEST VERSION : 4.20
LAST UPDATE : 25/01/2010




Based on the well-known original memtest86 written by Chris Brady, memtest86+ is a port by some members of the x86-secret team, now working at www.canardpc.com. Our goal is to provide an up-to-date and completly reliable version of this software tool aimed at memory failures detection.
Memtest86+ is, like the original, released under the terms of the Gnu Public License (GPL). No restrictions for use, private or commercial exist other than the ones mentioned in the Gnu Public License (GPL). Texts about the original version was taken from the original website and written by Chris Brady.
PS : A newsletter for memtest86+ updates is available / Donation for Memtest86+ welcome. Please support free GPL software.
Here is some pre-compiled distributions of memtest86+. Memtest86+ comes in three different way, first is a pre-build bootable ISO, second is a bootable binary and third an installable package for creating a bootable floppy. Third version are compressed in .zip and .tar.gz.
** Memtest86+ V4.20 (25/01/2011) **

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Apple released iPad 2

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Apple released iPad 2


    Apple released today to consumers anytime, anywhere web browsing, e-mail, view photos videos, listen to music, play games, read e-books, and more magical the second generation of mobile devices: iPad 2. iPad 2 with a new design, thinner than the original iPad (33%), lighter (15%), but also offers 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD screen. Apple iPad 2 equipped with the latest dual-core processor, A5, providing fast performance and excellent graphics capabilities, is now more built-in dual camera: VGA quality camera can be a positive for FaceTime and Photo Booth software, high-definition camera to the back of The HD 720p video recording, so iPad users to enjoy innovative FaceTime first video call. Although lighter, thinner, faster, and increase the new features, iPad 2 is still able to meet the expectations of users, providing 10 hours of battery life *. iPad 2 There are two styles of black and white, into AT & T and Verizon are two versions of 3G networks, but also added an innovative iPad 2 Smart Cover, there are a variety of bright colors to choose from PU and leather material.

    
Apple CEO Steve Jobs said: "iPad global sales of more than 1 thousand 5 million units, creating a new type of mobile device. When other manufacturers are busy imitating the first generation of iPad, we have prepared the iPad 2 listed, we competition once again raised the threshold, presumably opponents have to return to the draft stage. "

    
With the new front and back of the camera, iPad 2 and millions of users will now be the iPhone 4, iPod touch and Mac users FaceTime video calls, so long as there is a place where Wi-Fi network, regardless of to the ends of the earth, the user can see the family and friends. In addition, Photo Booth allows you to apply interesting visual effects, a total of eight optional photo effects, such as photos taken before and after the cameras are able to apply the squeeze (Squeeze), rotation (Twirl) and Kaleidoscope (Kaleidoscope) and other special effects .

    
iPad 2 built-in iOS 4.3 operating system, which is the world's most advanced mobile devices, the latest version of the operating system, new features include: Faster performance of Safari mobile browser, iTunes family to share, AirPlay Enhancements **, iPad side of the switch now rotation can be used to lock the screen or switch mute, use of personal hotspot (Personal Hotspot) feature shared by Wi-Fi to iPhone 4 *** mobile phone connection. In addition, iPad 2 has built-in gyroscope to enhance gaming experience, support HSUPA to increase upload speed 3G (iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G version with AT & T service), support for HDMI video mirroring feature allows users to screen by iPad optional high-definition television display adapter (HDTV).

    
Innovative iPad 2 Smart Cover can protect the iPad the screen, while maintaining the shape and light weight. iPad 2 Smart Cover can automatically snap to the exclusive use of magnetic-type shaft, disassembly is very easy and can be opened automatically open iPad 2, shutting the machine can automatically sleep inside there microfiber cloth, can be help maintain the screen clean. Smart Cover can also be set into a frame for easy typing or watch videos, and offers a variety of bright colors and PU (Price U.S. $ 39) and leather (price U.S. $ 69) to choose from two materials, in addition to introducing a (PRODUCT) RED Special Edition in red against the HIV virus and AIDS sponsored by the Global Fund.

    
In addition, Apple also introduced two new iPad specific applications: iMovie for iPad and GarageBand for iPad, please buy the App Store, two models are as long as U.S. $ 4.99 pricing. iMovie allows users to directly iPad iPad 2 on the shooting, editing video, and posted to YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, and their MobileMe Gallery, but also in the iPod, iPhone, or watch these videos on the iPad, or through AirPlay and Send Apple TV to watch high-definition television. GarageBand allows your iPad Touch transformed into a set of instruments, and 8 track recording studio, allowing you to directly through the multi-touch gestures on the screen playing the keyboard, guitar, drums and bass control, even if you do not play a musical instrument it anyway.

    
App Store store 350,000 provided by almost all variety of applications running on the iPad 2, of which 65,000 are iPad native variety of applications, the user has 20 categories of applications to choose from, including: games, business, news, sports, medical, reference books, travel and more. iTunes Store is the world's most popular music, TV shows and movies online store, providing a thousand more than 400 million songs, more than 50,000 television shows, 10,000 movies, including more than 3,500 high-definition video included. iPad iBooks specific applications are also integrated Apple's iBookstore store is your mobile device to browse, buy and read books, the best way.

    
Pricing and market Wi-Fi version of the iPad 2 will be held March 11 in the United States at a suggested price of 16GB model is U.S. $ 499, 32GB model is U.S. $ 599, 64GB model is U.S. $ 699. iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G version of 16GB models suggested retail price is U.S. $ 629, 32GB model is U.S. $ 729,64 GB model is U.S. $ 829. With the Verizon mobile network iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G version will only be available in the U.S., suggested retail price for the 16GB model U.S. $ 629, 32GB model is U.S. $ 729, 64GB model is U.S. $ 829. iPad 2 in the United States will be through the Apple Store (www.apple.com), Apple Guide, and Apple authorized resellers to sell. iMovie and GarageBand iPad two specific applications will be listed on March 11, U.S. $ 4.99 pricing are all, directly from the App Store on the iPad purchase or on www.itunes.com / appstore.

    
iPad 2 will be held March 25 in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand , Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK, and will also be introduced within the next few months more other countries in the global market. Further international launch date and pricing will be announced later.<

Thursday, March 10, 2011

A tiny PE3 Winbuilder project without an installation source!

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Win7PE source!


Only AIK 3 is needed:
http://www.microsoft...11-39C26D3B3B34
Download and mount the ISO with a mounting tool like Daemon Tools or MagicDisc for example.

Note: This aik needs to be installed:
http://www.microsoft...A5-5B50C657DE08
Can also be used as source!


And the small 10MB project:
http://al-jo.99k.org/wbpe3waik.7z
Or here:
http://al-jo.zxq.net/wbpe3waik.7z
Unzip, start Winbuilder.exe, point to the mounted AIK3 iso and click on the big blue “play”.

It is based on the Vistape project by Nightman, JonF and many other script developers.
Optimized and updated with latest Runscanner25v42 and Common_Capi v25rev61.

Note: No Internet included!
512MB Ram is enough on the running machine!

Building time with no app scripts: ~ 2 minutes.
Building time with all 20 app scripts: ~ 5 minutes.
Booting (UFD) time with 20 apps: ~ 3 minutes

It’s made as small as possible but have some system app scripts included and checked by default:
FreeCommander 2009.02b
CloneDisk 1.8.3
USBDeview 1.83
Runscanner25v42
MemTest4
Produkey1.46

Result is a 95MB bootable ISO.

With optional app scripts included:
Avira Virus scanner. Will add about 60MB to the build.
EASEUS Partition Master Home Edition 7.0.1.0 = 12MB
CPUID-HardwareMonitor 1.17
Recuva 1.39
AgentRansack 762
NTPWEdit 0.3
Sala-PasswordRenew 1.1beta
FastStoneViewer 4.3
Autoruns 10.06
ProduKey 1.46
HDDScan (latest)
Topalas Sysinfo (latest)

Result is a 200MB bootable ISO

Firefox 4 RC is released!

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from http://clients.futuremark.com/peacekeeper/results.action?key=4JeZ

It all begins here:

Help make the next version of the world’s best browser.

Install the RC


Install the Firefox 4 Release Candidate (RC). Firefox 4 is almost here. Be the first one to check it out.

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Change the Channel on Attack Ads

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Attack ads are spiraling out of control. If you’re disgusted with negative politics and the state of Canadian democracy, it’s time to change the channel!
The Green Party of Canada is sending a message to the other political parties: Canadians are sick and tired of attack ads. We’re sending the message with an attack ad of our own – an attack ad on attack ads!
You can help send the message to the other political parties by taking the ad viral across the internet.

Here’s what you can do:

  1.  Share this ad (http://youtu.be/j-GekKKNUTU) on your Facebook page. Ask all your friends to share it too.
  2.  Tweet the link on Twitter with the tag #GPC. Ask your followers to RT.
  3. Go to the Facebook pages of Stephen Harper and Michael Ignatieff and post the Youtube link http://youtu.be/j-GekKKNUTU as a comment on their most recent wall post.
    http://www.facebook.com/MichaelIgnatieff
    http://www.facebook.com/pmharper
  4. Tweet the following message to Harper and Ignatieff:
    @pmharper @M_Ignatieff Sick of attack ads! Pull them now. http://green.ca/lGp #cdnpoli #cpc #gpc #lpc

Saturday, March 05, 2011

Google URL Shortener Blog: YouTube 「TOKYO GIRLS COLLECTION」

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YouTube - TGC2011SS's Channel: http://goo.gl/pGKl9

How To: Repair And Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record (MBR)

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How To: Repair And Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record (MBR)

The Master Boot Record (MBR) will be created when you create the first partition on the hard disk. It is very important data structure on the hard disk drive. The Master Boot Record contains the Partition Table for the hard disk and a small amount of executable code for the Windows Vista boot start. The location of Master Boot Record files is always the first sector on the hard disk.When you start your Windows Vista computer, the BIOS (basic input/output system) looks for the MBR on the first sector of your hard drive. The MBR tells the BIOS which partition on the hard drive contains the operating system.

When we try to boot after hardware testing procedures, we see just blank screen without any messages. It means the piece of code at the beginning of the MBR could not be executed properly. That’s why even error messages could not be displayed.Also when we try to boot into Windows Vista, we see an error message like “Operating System not found” and this error occurs with a broken Master Boot Record (MBR).

To Restore corrupted Windows Vista Master Boot Record(MBR),follow the simple procedures.

You can use the Bootrec.exetool in the Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) to troubleshoot and repair the following items in Windows Vista:

A master boot record (MBR)
A boot sector
A Boot Configuration Data (BCD) store

Note When you are troubleshooting startup issues by using the Windows RE, you should first try the Startup Repair option in the System Recovery Options dialog box. If the Startup Repair option does not resolve the issue, or if you must troubleshoot more steps manually, use the Bootrec.exe tool.

To run the Bootrec.exe tool, you must start Windows RE. To do this, follow these steps:

Put your Windows Vista installation disc in the disc drive, and then start the computer.
Press a key when you are prompted.
Select a language, a time, a currency, a keyboard or an input method, and then click Next.
Click Repair your computer.
Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.
In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Command Prompt.
Type “Bootrec.exe”, (without the quotes) and then press ENTER.

Note: To start the computer from your Windows Vista installation DVD, your computer must be configured from BIOS to start from the DVD drive

Bootrec.exe options

The Bootrec.exe tool supports the following options. Use the option that is appropriate for your situation.

/FixMbr

The /FixMbr option writes a Windows Vista-compatible MBR to the system partition. This option does not overwrite the existing partition table. Use this option when you must resolve MBR corruption issues, or when you have to remove non-standard code from the MBR.

/FixBoot

The /FixBoot option writes a new boot sector to the system partition by using a boot sector that is compatible with Windows Vista. Use this option if one of the following conditions is true.

The boot sector has been replaced with a non-standard Windows Vista boot sector.
The boot sector is damaged.
An earlier Windows operating system has been installed after Windows Vista was installed. In this scenario, the computer starts by using Windows NT Loader (NTLDR) instead of Windows Boot Manager (Bootmgr.exe).

/ScanOs

The /ScanOs option scans all disks for installations that are compatible with Windows Vista. Additionally, this option displays the entries that are currently not in the BCD store. Use this option when there are Windows Vista installations that the Boot Manager menu does not list.

/RebuildBcd

The /RebuildBcd option scans all disks for installations that are compatible with Windows Vista. Additionally, this option lets you select the installations that you want to add to the BCD store. Use this option when you must completely rebuild the BCD.

Note: If rebuilding the BCD does not resolve the startup issue, you can export and delete the BCD, and then run this option again. By doing this, you make sure that the BCD is completely rebuilt. To do this, type the following commands at the Windows RE command prompt:

bcdedit /export C:\BCD_Backup
c:
cd boot
attrib bcd -s -h -r
ren c:\boot\bcd bcd.old
bootrec /RebuildBcd

Note: If you are running a RAID array, if this does not help and you are recieving errors. Check in your BIOS and make sure the BIOS did not convert back to IDE.Windows Vista needs to see the compleate MBR, In a RAID setup the MBR is split between two drives.

How to Open the Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 7

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This will show you how to open the Local Group Policy Editor in Windows 7.
   Note
The Local Group Policy Editor is a Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in that provides a single user interface through which all the Computer Configuration and User Configuration settings of Local Group Policy objects can be managed for your computer.
Computer Configuration
Administrators can use Computer Configuration to set policies that are applied to computer, regardless of who logs on to the computers. Computer Configuration typically contains sub-items for software settings, Windows settings, and administrative templates.
User Configuration
Administrators can use User Configuration to set policies that apply to users, regardless of which computer they log on to. User Configuration typically contains sub-items for software settings, Windows settings, and administrative templates.
   Warning
You will need to be an administrator to open the Local Group Policy Editor.
The Local Group Policy Editor will only be available in the Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate, and Enterpise editions. You will not have the Local Group Policy Editor available in the Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic, and Home Premium editions.

Here's How:
1. Open the Start menu, and type gpedit.msc in the search line and press Enter. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: This file is located at C:\Windows\System32\gpedit.msc.

2. If prompted by UAC, click on Yes.

3. You can now set and manage the Local Group Policies on your computer to how you want them.
NOTE: For more details and information about how to use the Local Group Policy Editor, click on the blue ? toolbar icon.