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Re: [Openvpn-users] Hide the TAP device tray icon (on Windows)


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Hide the TAP device tray icon (on Windows)
  • From: Bhaskar K <tvkbhaskar@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 08:56:42 +0530

Is there a change in the nsis script file. can u publish the same

regards


On Thu, 7 Oct 2004 07:42:04 +0200 (CEST), Mathias Sundman
<mathias@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, James MacLean wrote:
> 
> >> The way I do it is to change the TAP driver .inf
> >>
> >> There is a line in the [TAP.ndi] section it read "Characteristics
> >> = 0x81"
> >>
> >> change this to "Characteristics = 0x89" and it will install as a
> >> hidden network driver. It looks a lot cleaner on the system now.
> >
> > ...
> >
> > Any chance this could be a basic install option/switch :) ? Or maybe someone
> > knows how to effect the same change after the install (back to what registry
> > setting to change)? We are testing by installing via OpenGUI and it would be
> > sweet to be able to install it this way from the get go ;).
> >
> > Just Dreaming,
> 
> I did some search for "TAP-win32" in the registry and found some places
> where "Characteristics = 0x81" is stated. I'm no registry guru, but I
> think changing one of these places to 0x89 should be enough after
> installation.
> 
> I'll give it some though how to make this an option during instalation.
> 
> Meanwhile, I've created a new installation package which installs the TAP
> device as hidden. You can get it here:
> 
> http://www.nilings.se/openvpn/files/install_packages/openvpn-2.0_beta11-gui-1.0-beta19-hiddentap-install.exe
> 
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