Re: Win95 GUI front-end

Micah Anderson (micah@smmedia.com)
Wed, 14 May 1997 08:59:08 -0700 (PDT)


This program looks great, but for some reason I can't get it to start. I
hit the start button and it sits for a while and I get an OK box that says
Create Process failed. :( Do I have to have deschall5.exe in a certain
place? I put it in the same directory but that didn't work...

Thanks a lot!

Micah

> that I've written for Win95 (and hopefully NT4.0). I think it's
> ready for prime-time. Check it out at...
>
> http://www.concentric.net/~Mithran/
>
> Or use use the direct link to desgui.zip at...
>
> http://www.concentric.net/~Mithran/desgui.zip
>
> It runs as a small icon in the task bar and creates a hidden
> console windows. It spawns the deschal client as a child process
> that uses its console. It then watches the output and displays a
> pretty progress bar and reports statistics. It also optionally
> logs the output to a file.
>
> But the real reason I wrote it is for the dial-up networking
> support; it has the option of initiating a dial-up networking connection just
> before the latest key block is done, waits
> for the results to be sent and a new block obtained, and
> then hangs up. This lets you run deschal on machines that
> don't have a dedicated Internet connection; the front-end
> will automatically connect for only about 1 minute when it's
> necessary. If you're connected to your ISP when the front-end
> starts to connect, it will use the current connection and not
> close your connection when done.
>
> Note that this is only a front-end for the real client. It's
> not crunching the keys itself, but rather relies on the
> appropriate deschal_.exe.
>
> -Randy Weems
> rweems@hotmail.com
>
>
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Micah Johan Eckman Anderson micah@smmedia.com
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