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Old 06-12-2004, 07:25 PM   #11
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This is not contempt just confussion.
Some get answers and don't give credit to who helped,we all learn from this return responce.I don't care who it is.
get it yet,Junior.
He said why the bad PMs - from some of your other outbursts I just presumed you had sent him bad PMs?
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He said why the bad PMs - from some of your other outbursts I just presumed you had sent him bad PMs?
Thats what there for and not here.We where both logged and i hoped for a bit of a chat,when it didn't happen well what would you do.
Just trying to get a faster sollution and he hung up on me.
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Hehe. People should buy Outlook XP or 2003 and then they'd be able to see when they get a new PM or a new Reply the instant the Forum e-mails the message! Yeye for 'Microsoft Office Outlook 2003'!
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you dont need xp or 2003 for that lol.
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Yeah - but 2000 doesn't bring up pop ups and Internet like Hotmail is not as fast.
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My outlook 6 is rather speedy, and those popups are damn annoying! Having a sutle noise and an icon next to clock is great.
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Lol, I like the noise the Icon and the Popup. It takes that to get my concentration down to it
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My outlook 6 is rather speedy, and those popups are damn annoying! Having a sutle noise and an icon next to clock is great.
Pioneer drivers might fix that,they seem to be hard to find though.
Since there all dead now and California is doing well.
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Haha! You're a funny thing.
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sorry its been a while for me to respond, ive been on vacation .

I have some new drivers that require flashing the bios. I dont really understand....Here are the directions. If someone can put them in english for me-that would be great. I know its a lot to look at-but I just dont get it. Thanks in advance.




Using DVRFlash on Windows platforms

[General Notes]

Pioneer DVR drives usually require 2 firmware files for flashing. One is
called the kernel and the other the normal part (or general part).
If you are not converting a rebadged drive to a true Pioneer, or if you are
simply applying a patched firmware, you don't necessarily need to provide
a kernel, so don't panic if you have only one firmware file.
In the following command samples, we will assume that both files are used.
Also, if you do have a kernel file, you should know that its revision does
not need to match the normal part revision. For instance, you can use a
1.05 kernel with a 1.13 normal part.

And once and for all, don't play it more stupid than you are!
If you are worried, you probably shouldn't because people who publish the
firmwares do everything they can to provide you with exactly what you need.

In short, flashing a firmware is not the end of the world, and it is not a
license for bothering busy people with questions on how to use the flashing
tools, the files you need, or how to actually use your Operating System...

Besides, DVRFlash is pretty much bulletproof and what's more, Pioneer did
such a good job with their DVR drives that you are very unlikely to kill
one, even if you have no clue what you are doing.

If you are still unsure or worried, why don't you:
1/ Do a SEARCH at http://forum.rpc1.org
You will find that your question has probably already been ANSWERED.
2/ Give DVRFlash a try. DVRFlash will always try to help you about what
you might be doing wrong.
3/ If all of the above fails, then, AND ONLY THEN, you can try to post in
the forum with RELEVANT INFORMATION about what you are trying to do and
how you are trying to do it.

But I have to repeat; the information is already out there.
The only difference is that smart people always know how to find it...

In the following samples, the kernel firmware is 'R5100004.133' and the
normal firmware is 'R5100104.133'. You will need to change those names
according to the firmwares you downloaded.
You can input these firmwares in any order you like as DVRFlash will
recognize them automatically.

And YES you can go back and forth ANY official/patched firmware revision
or patch official/patched x.yz over official/patched x.yz
Don't you think we would TELL YOU if it was otherwise???


[NT/2k/XP/2k3]

You don't have to install anything special. Just open a DOS Window and run
a command like:

DVRFlash -vf I: R5100004.133 R5100104.133

In this case 'I:' is the DVR drive letter.
The command above will force flash a 105 compatible drive (in I with the
Pioneer DVR-105 v1.33 firmware
The command above also works with USB/Firewire drives


[Win9x/WinMe] (and any Windows version with ASPI32 4.60 installed)

First, you need to have Adaptec ASPI32 v4.60 installed.
Then you need to figure out the SCSI ID of your drive. To do that, just try
something like the following until you find your drive:

DVRFlash -v 1.0.0
DVRFlash -v 1.1.0
...
DVRFlash -v 2.0.0
etc.

Alternatively, you can download the win32 version of cdrecord and run:
cdrecord -scanbus
This will list all your devices SCSI ID (the x.y.z thing).
Once you have the SCSI ID, enter the command:

DVRFlash -vf x.y.z R5100004.133 R5100104.133

Where x.y.z is the SCSI ID you found above

Note that you can also use the SCSI ID on an NT/2k/XP/2k3 platform if you have
ASPI32 installed.
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