'Local In' bug

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  1. Phant0m

    Phant0m Registered Member

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    Hi Frederic,

    I'm participating on the forum on behalf of another, here the user can watch and participate at will...

    German user, running Windows XP (German), Language set is German (de-de), the 'Local In' feature isn't working properly... See the below attached image...


    Regards,
    Phant0m``
     

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  2. Frederic

    Frederic LnS Developer

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    Hi Phant0m,

    These ports are normally coming from the registry:
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Soft4Ever\looknstop\options]
    or
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Soft4Ever\looknstop\options]
    through LocalPortEnd & LocalPortStart values.

    So, this has to be looked first.

    I don't think the problem is specifc to the language, but we will see.

    Frederic
     
  3. El_Nebuloso

    El_Nebuloso Registered Member

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    Hi Phant0m & Frederic,

    the information is logged in
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Soft4Ever\looknstop\options]

    "LocalPortStart" is set to 190 and
    "LocalPortEnd" is set to 56.

    When I set the information to "1024" and "5000" and then installed Phant0m``s ruleset v8, there is NO change to the hardcopy above.

    Then I reboot the system and the former information in the registry (1024,5000) is set to 190 and 56 again.

    @Phant0m

    What can I do know ?

    Thanks,
    El Nebuloso
     
  4. Phant0m

    Phant0m Registered Member

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    The Look 'n' Stop registry location is protected, making a change to the settings, Look 'n' Stop upon closing will restore the original information backed up when the application was first launched. Exit Look 'n' Stop application to make change...
     
  5. El_Nebuloso

    El_Nebuloso Registered Member

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    Thats it.
    After stopping LnS, editing the registry and rebooting, the v8 ruleset works fine.

    "LocalPortStart" has to be set to 1024
    and
    "LocalPortEnd" has to be set to 5000

    Special THANKS go to Phant0m !
    He supported me the hole day !!
    Many Thanks !!!
     
  6. Phant0m

    Phant0m Registered Member

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    You are certainly welcome El_Nebuloso. :)
     
  7. Frederic

    Frederic LnS Developer

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    I don't know the reason why the values were not correct in the registry o_O
    The algorithm is simple:
    - if the values are found they are used as is
    - if they are not (this occurs when using the 2.06 for the first time):
    - under Vista the range is set to 49152-65535
    - otherwise the range is set to 1024-5000

    Frederic
     
  8. Climenole

    Climenole Look 'n' Stop Expert

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    Frederic LnS Developer

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    Hi Climenole,

    Look 'n' Stop doesn't use these registry keys, because they are not systematically set on any version of Windows.
    The algorithm I've described (simply based on Vista/Non Vista check) is used instead.

    Frederic
     
  10. Phant0m

    Phant0m Registered Member

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    Just a thought, how would this check perform for those using Microsoft Virtual PC or ....? :p

    El_Nebuloso....! Are you using Microsoft Virtual PC or .... ??
     
  11. Climenole

    Climenole Look 'n' Stop Expert

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    Hi Frederic :)

    Yes, you're right.
    When the default value is in use there's no such key in the registry.

    This key can be added to change the value or restore it to the default one.

    :)
     
  12. El_Nebuloso

    El_Nebuloso Registered Member

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    I can not tell how or why this could happen.
    In the meantime I made a new install of Windows XP and I can tell you that the settings of the local port range parameter in the registry is fully correct.

    Thank you all for you help.

    El Nebuloso
     
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