Its a suite with all nirsoft and sysinternal utilities.
The best thing is a built in update manager which checks the authors pages for updates.
They even advertise a fully portable paf.exe installer!
(They have a normal and U3 download too but who cares about them? :P)
I think this would be a nice inclusion here. I tried it and it fully portable. Its not too good regarding to paf compliance though. They put all sysinternal/nirsoft apps into the Data folder. But they save their dat/cache there too so its no big deal I think.
What do you think?
it seems that he paf format is getting to be accepted by 'outside world'.
The paf version seems to be using the propper paf installer and format. OK, some of the links inside the list of avaiable software seem not to be correct, the expected software was not found with link, but otherwise nice thing.
They should never be putting them in Data. They should have them in App with Preserve(File|Directory)N entries to make they won't get deleted on reinstall/upgrade via the PortableApps.com Installer. Try contacting them about it and tell them that they must, must, must fix that as it means that they're not following the PortableApps.com specification (completely true). If they fix that, I reckon it'd be a very good thing to have here.
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And would fixing it and uploading here be considered bad form?
Uh... I'm not sure who you mean.
Sure you could do it, but then every time they changed something, you'd have to re-do the installer, etc.
If they did it themselves, then they get the headlines and the headaches.
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I just sent them an email about it. Lets see what happens.
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Any update on the subject? Is their .paf format OK now?
I tried wsccportable.paf (WSCC 126.96.36.199 version ); it's not portable with Sysinternals apps (I tried with processexplorer on Win7SP1 64bit); here the added register keys (every key has many entries):
To include WSCC would be a great enhancement. But I see to problems that must be solved first:
1) Seems that some (mostly MS) of the included pgms are inserting registry-keys (leaving traces on the computer)
2) All virus- and malware-scanners I tried they sound the alarm about many of Nir Sofer's programs (PUP - possibly unwanted program) - of course they do not contain any virus or malware. But just the possibility to recover a password triggers the alarm.