Archive for September, 2009

Windows 7 File Sharing Issue

September 22nd, 2009 Mark No comments

I have come across the following issue on Windows 7 Pro x64

File sharing broke itself very quickly.. I enabled Public Folder sharing, disabled need for password, copied a few files into it.

Next I tried to copy the files to 2 different Vista 32 machines & an XP machine

The first Vista machine managed to successfully copy the files, the 2nd would show the folders but no files and the XP machine just failed completely citing “You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions. Not enough server storage is available to process this command.”

After a bit of googling I ended up modifying the following registry key


Set it to: 3


mIRC DLL: True Random Card Deck Generator

September 10th, 2009 Mark No comments

I’ve whipped up a quick dll for mIRC to generate random card decks that are as random as possible via

Usage instructions are inside the archive, as is the Delphi source code (requires Indy10 for TIDHttp)

Edit: added alternative sourcecode which uses WinINet instead of Indy10.. results in a smaller DLL

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