Category «Desktop Info»

Desktop Info v2.1 Released

There are significant architectural changes in this release in order to get logical row titles and data in the left column and also to get the CMD output displaying correctly so pay close attention, there’s an excellent chance I’ve broken something and your configuration file will most likely need to be changed. You should test …

Desktop Info v2.0.1 Released

October 2019 Change 1: Fixed high cpu issue in 64 bit tool. Change 2: Threshold colors now correctly support rgb format. Change 3: Fixed large value threshold bug. Change 4: Added support for escaped ampersand, “\&”, in addition to double ampersand, “&&”.

Desktop Info v2.0 Released

I’ve decided to take a leaf out of Linus’ book and move to version 2. Not because of any major new developments but because we’ve been on version 1 for long enough and it’s sufficiently different from the version 1 of nine years ago. Change 1: Environment variables in the uri option of CONTROL are …

Desktop Info v1.19 Released

Change 1: CONTROL item now responds to the style common option. An unexpected side effect is the control can be put in the left column by using the ‘w’ style option. Change 2: Color variables are available for the bar-colors option. Change 3: Fixed line spacing issues. Change 4: Fixed bug in LOGICALDRIVES count option. …

Desktop Info v1.18 Released

Change 1: Fixed crash in collector logging during config refresh. Change 2: Refactor of form creation code fixes a number of issues with form display in the three modes: desktop/window/screen saver. Change 3: Fixed obscured column 1 text on button control. Change 4: Removed deprecated BATTERY item. See Useful WMI Queries for a replacement. Change …

Desktop Info v1.17 Released

Please take note of deprecated items as they will be going away. In the next release, v1.18, BATTERY and CPUTEMP will be removed. You should replace these with standard WMI items. See the Useful WMI Queries chapter for examples. Also in v1.18, NETWORKADAPTER will be removed. You should replace this with NETWORKINTERFACES. I will also …

Desktop Info v1.16 Released

June 2019 Following various fixes in this and the last couple of releases, I find the general stability of Desktop Info to be quite good. However it’s a complex program with lots of moving parts and I may be missing something. If you are still experiencing random crashes or DTI mysteriously vanishing, I would be …

Video: Lookup Lists

I’ve posted a new video showing you how to construct a lookup list so you can convert numeric WMI results into words for display. Bitchute

Desktop Info v1.15.0 Released

Version v.1.15.0 April 2019 Change 1: Added handle count to PROCESSMEM. Change 2: Added Unix text file (LF) support to FILE2TEXT. Change 3: Added Unix text file (LF) support and multibyte support to FILECONTENTS1 and FILECONTENTS2. Change 4: Finally got the main ini file multi-byte compatible. Now you can set the text and display options …

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