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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #25 on: March 27, 2014, 10:49:33 am »
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If I click on Twitter - the site isn't found!

How the crap did that get changed in the program lol

I will get that fixed.

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And if I maximize (by double clicking) the main window and open "Improve Database" and maximize it and then restore (by double clicking) the same window, "Improve Database" window will then be behind the other window. The same thing with "Device Lookup". Not a big thing!

I am not sure why it is doing that.

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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #26 on: March 27, 2014, 11:07:23 am »
One more thing if I update the database, the text: "Database Update: Available" in the main windows is still there!

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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #27 on: March 27, 2014, 11:10:41 am »
Yeah already fixed that and updated the exe :-)

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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #28 on: March 27, 2014, 11:18:15 am »
Maximize window by double clicking and restore by double clicking again it's still the same!

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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #29 on: March 27, 2014, 11:25:59 am »
That part I havent fixed yet, have to test it more.

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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #30 on: March 28, 2014, 03:12:07 pm »
Ok that is fixed and the program is released :-)

Go grab the newest build

http://www.tweaking.com/content/page/tweaking_com_hardware_identify.html

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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #31 on: March 28, 2014, 03:30:56 pm »
Hi Shane,

Another winner from Tweaking.com  :smiley:

I have run it on my two signature machines, and will do likewise on my other older machine (HP Brio BA410). I have uploaded the results, so the database will have some coverage for older legacy hardware too  :wink:

Avast! notifies the program as Win32:Evo-gen (susp) and quaratines it. I have added an exclusion and submitted it to Avast! as a FP.

Thanks again for your endless good work, enjoy your weekend.

Samson.

PS looks like Avast! have cleared it already  :smiley:


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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #32 on: March 28, 2014, 03:33:42 pm »
Thanks :-)

If avast still flags it please submit it to them. I will upload it to virustoal.com to see if any others flag it so I can send it to them to have it cleared :-D

edit: never mind you said you already submitted it lol Thanks!

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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #33 on: April 05, 2014, 11:05:46 am »
v1.1.0 is released :-)

http://www.tweaking.com/content/page/tweaking_com_hardware_identify.html

v1.1.0
Complete redesign of the device database. The program was using a normal text file and would loop through to find your device. While this worked fast it would take around 5 to 10 secs to search for your hardware. As the device database grows that would become slower and slower. I have redone the database into a proper database file and set it up in a way to make sure nothing is duplicated to help keep size down. While the new database does make for about a 15% larger file it now gives me the proper method to do searches in the database. Now pulling up your hardware from the database is nearly instant :-D

Changed the device lookup window to automatically move all devices that match with the longest id at the top of the list. The longer the ID the better chance it is the right device.

Because of the larger database size I have changed the downloaded database file from a zip to a 7-zip file since I can get a much better compression. As an example the current database compressed into a zip file is 2.72 MB while compressed into a 7-zip file it is only 1.36 MB. The smaller the file the faster the download when updating the database in the program.

Multiple code changes and improvements.

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Re: Some minor suggestions for Hardware Identify 1.0.0!
« Reply #34 on: April 18, 2014, 12:39:34 pm »
New version v1.2.0 :-)

http://www.tweaking.com/content/page/tweaking_com_hardware_identify.html

v1.2.0
Added a new option to change all the program colors (under the settings tab). The user can now control the colors of the program and even save their color layout as a preset. This is very helpful for colorblind, or hard of seeing users or just users who don't like my default colors :-)

Changed the default colors of the program. Replaced the green text with a easier to read color. Also change the button colors to stand out more and multiple other changes.

A large amount of interface and layout changes.

Add a option to disable the program for checking for updates at startup.

Updated the improve database function. The program has always asked users to only submit English results, which no one seems to read or care about lol. So I made a function to remove devices that have non English words in them since the database is English only. The function works by looking for keywords which are in a text file with the program. As I update the keyword list it will get updated along with the database. This way I don't have to release a new version just to update the keywords.

Multiple code changes and improvements.

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