Beautymine – Map Converter

Nothing special, just the map converter written in C#. This map converter will read a world file and only extract and decompress the data I need into a single file.


Beautymine C++/DX

V1 has not even been released and was scrapped. This was the latest progress:

XNA/C# running quite smoothly but for some optimizations I am in need of DX10 so I moved to C++ and can proudly present an immense improvement:


How to fix: Windows Phone 8 Driver Not Found

So yeah this took me some time to figure out so here we go:



I am using Windows 7 64-bit.

Problem: Upon connecting the Windows 8 Phone, there are 2 drivers to be installed. One installs succesfully, the other one is left with a yellow exlamation mark in the Device Manager.

1. Get yourself the Windows Phone USB drivers e.g. from here

2. Unzip the folder.

3. Open the “WmZuneSerUSB.inf” file with Notepad/Editor.

4. Change the lines
%DeviceDesc% = WINMOBIL, USB\Vid_045E&PID_04EC&MI_01

%DeviceDesc% = WINMOBIL, USB\Vid_045E&PID_04EC&MI_01