Re: [NTLK] StandAlone Software Downloads Bad for Windows?

From: Phil Muller <>
Date: Fri Sep 04 2009 - 11:14:05 EDT

On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 9:21 AM, SteveCraft <> wrote:
> In my case, I don't think it's about using strip or anything else. I have
> downloaded lots of packages in .zip files from lots of places on multiple
> Windoze boxen and have not ever had a problem except with the stuff I got
> from the StandAlone site. I'll try a couple of tools to see what's doin',
> but it's a little strange I never had a problem anywhere until now....

Well I am quite sure it is not a mime type problem, given that the zip files
have downloaded correctly and unzipped successfully. I have also downloaded
many, many package files in all kinds of forms, raw, Zip and Stuffit. Almost
all of which installed fine on the first try, however those of which that
did not install were not recognized by NCU as valid packages. Once they have
been fixed by strip.exe they install with no problems what so ever. The
files may be crippled, but in my experience all files downloaded from SA can
be run as demos, before purchase. Keep us posted on your attempts to

Phil Muller

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