Release date: 
Friday, 20 January, 2012



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This is the last available version of no longer maintained Henk Kelder's WPTools package. It includes checkini.exe program, a "must-have" for every OS/2 user, but pay attention in using it! Read documentation!

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

WPTools v. 3.3 (20/1/2012, Henk Kelder) Readme/What's new
*** WPTools v.3.3 *** This package is just a compilation of the latest Henk Kelder's WPTools 3.2 and Association Editor 2.1, plus two convenient scripts: a) CheckAll.CMD, used to clean up WorkPlace Shell from crap information (use with care... make a backup of your INI files before proceeding). It is usefull just like CCleaner is for Windows. b) MakeIcon.CMD, used to create applications' icons. A folder named "WorkPlace Tools" is created inside the Utilities defaulta eComStation folder. Regards, Daniel Caetano daniel@caetano.eng.br
 www.os2site.com/sw/util/wps/wptools33.zip  local copy
WPTools v. 3.2 (15/3/2000, Henk Kelder) Readme/What's new
New versions of WPTOOLxx.ZIP can be found at: http://www.os2ss.com/information/kelder/ New in WPTOOL22.ZIP: WPTOOLS.DLL -> updated, see WPTOOLS.TXT CHECKINI.EXE -> updated, see CHECKINI.TXT New in WPTOOL23.ZIP: CHECKINI.EXE -> updated, see CHECKINI.TXT WPTOOLS.DLL -> updated, see WPTOOLS.TXT New in WPTOOL24.ZIP: CHECKINI.EXE -> updated, see CHECKINI.TXT WPSREST.EXE -> updated, see WPSBKP.TXT WPTOOLS.DLL -> updated, see WPTOOLS.TXT New in WPTOOL25.ZIP: WPTOOLS.DLL -> updated to version 1.35, see wptools.txt CHECKINI.EXE -> updated to version 2.26, see checkini.txt New in WPTOOL26.ZIP: CHECKINI.EXE -> updated to version 2.27, see checkini.txt WPTOOLS.DLL -> updated to version New in WPTOOL27.ZIP WPSBKP/WPSREST -> updated to version 1.33, see wpsbkp.txt WPTOOLS.DLL -> updated to version 1.37, see wptools.dll CHECKINI.EXE-> slightly modified to version 2.28: see checkini.txt New in WPTOOL28.ZIP CHECKINI.EXE -> Added a new test. see CHECKINI.TXT New in WPTOOL29.ZIP General: Found that internal object handles can have a hiword of 0x0004 meaning the object is a filesystem object. This was changed in all programs. Also, modified CHECKINI to now use WPTOOLS.DLL. Added: DEFASSOC.EXE - for manipulating associations from the command line. GETOBJ.EXE - for querying object settings from the command line. New WPTOOL30.ZIP WPTOOLS.DLL -> Corrected a problem where retrieving an data from the profile showed an error message if not data was present. CHECKINI -> See CHECKINI.TXT for version 2.30 and 2.40. WPSBKP -> Corrected a problem where the program could abort if an empty folder was found. New in WPTOOL31.ZIP - All modules compiled with VAC 3.0 CHECKINI -> See CHECKINI.TXT for version 2.43 WPTOOLS -> Minor change. New in WPTOOL32.ZIP: CHECKINI -> Updated to version 2.46.
 www.os2site.com/sw/util/wps/wptool32.zip  local copy
WPTools v. 1.0 (16/9/1993) Readme/What's new
===== READ.ME belonging to WPTOOLnn.ZIP ===== This package contains the folowing files: CHECKINI.EXE : A program to check your OS2.INI and OS2SYS.INI on the information they contain regarding the workplace shell (WPS). CHECKINI.TXT : A textfile containing a description about CHECKINI.EXE COPYINI.EXE : A program that allows you to make a copy of your OS2.INI and OS2SYS.INI to a specified location. When the ini-files are copied they will (normally) be smaller than the originals. COPYINI.TXT : A textfile containing a description about COPYINI.EXE REPLINI.EXE : A program that allows you to replace the current OS2.INI and OS2SYS.INI with (smaller, copied) alternate ini files without need for a reboot. REPLINI.TXT : A textfile containing a description about REPLINI. (READ THIS FILE BEFORE USING REPLINI!) WPSBKP.EXE : A program to create a textfile that contains information that can be used to recreate (most) of the desktop. WPSREST.EXE : A program to (re)create the objects that were backup'd by WPSBKP.EXE WPSBKP.TXT : A textfile containing a description about WPSBKP.EXE and WPSREST.EXE RESETWPS.EXE : A little program to restart the workplace shell RESETWPS.TXT : The description of the above DANGER.TXT : A textfile that gives *IMPORTANT* information about CHECKINI.EXE and WPSBKP.EXE READ.ME : This file You are advised to read the .TXT file that describes a program *BEFORE* using that program. Any remarks on this package are welcome! Henk Kelder, 2:280/801.339@fidonet.org
 hobbes.nmsu.edu/os2/wpsutil/wptool10.zip  local copy
Record updated last time on: 29/05/2018 - 11:30


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Please remove dead link to the author's site, it was hosted at OS/2 Supersite.

Thanks Tae, link fixed!

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