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  2. Isn't MMC available only in Pro and higher Windows versions?
  3. The cruelest part of Microsoft's pursuit of a CPU patch is that it has been clear for months now that Spectre cannot be effectively mitigated in software alone. That makes it a really hard sell to endure a performance hit for a patch that can potentially be circumvented anyway. It's a lot like getting a flu shot that's only about 40% effective.
  4. Today
  5. Hi again, and sorry for the delay since my last post. I'm now using the KernelEx 4.5.2016.20 core.ini file "as is" without any modifications, and have re-done all the KernelEx settings. I have "Windows 2000 SP4" mode set on the following files - Excelcnv.exe, Excelcnvpxy.dll, MOC.exe, and Wordconv.exe. Office XP now displays .docx Word files fine, and .xlsx Excel files sometimes open, but sometimes crash and/or lock up the system. I guess there's no hope for newer PowerPoint files. The "Save As..." Explorer dialogue on Word files is as before, doesn't offer saving as .doc. Cheers, Dave.
  6. I do not have watermark with legit key on experimental build. I am using 20H1 18917.
  7. Hello, I downloaded the experimntal version for the recent, for me, Windows 10 May 2019 update. Just now, my laptop began showing the DOS box window running and the in-place effects. As usual, the watermark showed up brings brings up the question: shouldn't the user not have to use one of his/her four key downloads with the experimental versions? I just downloaded my fourth. I'm going to make another donation, but if the experimental use of keys is considered policy, I think that should be noted on the experimental version download webpage. After all, there is some risk in using an experimental version, albeit small, I imagine.
  8. https://research.checkpoint.com/microsoft-management-console-mmc-vulnerabilities/ Probably, I have not verified, the Windows Vista can find the relative patch. Not available for Windows XP. It would be interesting to open a debate on the countermeasures to be taken. Personally at the moment I have taken the following precautions: 1) Block direct execution of Vbscript code and block execution of .vbs scripts. 2) Block any process executed from mmc.exe. 3) Block execution .msc script executed outside Sytem Folder.
  9. are you using SSE2(normal build) on processors that has no SSE2 support (for example, Athlon XP, Pentium 3)?
  10. palemoon-27.6.0a1.win32-git-20170929-bc251e93-xpmod.7z is the oldest New Moon 27 version at https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/. Roytam keeps every version on his website, but that one probably has several bugs. Unless you have a specific reason for running an old version, you'll probably have better luck running the current version of NM 27. Try one of these instead: palemoon-27.9.6.win32-git-20190615-b33dced90-xpmod-ia32.7z palemoon-27.9.6.win32-git-20190615-b33dced90-xpmod-sse.7z palemoon-27.9.6.win32-git-20190615-b33dced90-xpmod.7z Try #3 first; if it doesn't run, try #2; if it doesn't run either try #1. #3 is for newer CPUs; #2 and #1 are for successively older CPUs.
  11. Well I guess that's it. The last time running Windows XP Update on my dual Pentium Pro system. All updates excluding the SSE2 ones listed above installed without incident. It's been a great ride guys
  12. Hello, I've downloaded palemoon-27.6.0a1.win32-git-20170929-bc251e93-xpmod.7z from https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/. But when I open palemoon.exe, this error appears: (Unknown software expection occured in .... Press OK to terminate the application Press Cancel to debug the application)
  13. We use SEP at my workplace. Unfortunately I've found it to be way too paranoid, triggering on various files from @roytam1's browser builds, for instance. This is a problem because if one of his browsers truly were infected by malware, you'd ignore it thinking it was just another false positive! It's probably a good AV for someone who only runs well-known software, but I think it'd be too much of a hassle for most of the folks in this forum.
  14. https://wrealu24.tv/ The above URL has a LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL (URL below) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiwsDgj8mJnsGOr6oN-2OVQ And the LIVE STREAM there is (URL below) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2tHHh0YUtw http://potplayer.daum.net/ You can PLAY that LIVE URL STREAM in POTPLAYER (Stand Alone PLAYER) Here the 'playback' streaming video quality seemed like it had BUFFERING problems. It would play okay for say 4 seconds, then 'freeze' for 1 second, then resume playback. And then 'play, then freeze, then play' kept repeating itself. But I am not located near to POLAND either. Your experience may be better than mine. Just suggesting an alternative viewing strategy (stand alone PLAYER) to you.
  15. %windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\ngen executequeueditems supposedly compiles these libraries / native images in one go, usually taking a few minutes but after that slow boot never happens again. Of course ones can still sue the .vbs script in post #2.
  16. Installed Panda Free AV on my XP VM and all so far so good. I still had to update MS .Net Framework 4 again as part of the install process to what appeared be described as an extended version (because of XP?) but once that was done it took less than 5 minutes to get it up and running. You do have to register an account but that is pretty standard for anything like this and there were a few opt outs that needed to to be ticked during install but that's about it. Final Program Files folder size is under 120MB although there may be other normally 'hidden' Panda folders in AppData and ProgramData etc. The GUI is simple enough and although it includes totally unwanted info about how many files have or are being scanned and threats blocked I can live with that. I've just had it going on in the background for an hour or so today, longer than I use the VM normally anyway, and, as said, so far no unwanted 'extras' have appeared to blight the experience. Only thing I have noticed is that my XP VM takes a little more time than usual to both shutdown and restart but I am only using 1GB of dedicated RAM so I'm used to things taking considerably longer than on the host machine. So just to confirm, as long as MS .Net Framework is installed, and up to date, Panda Free works with XP 32bit SP3.
  17. I found this one: https://www.deviantart.com/win7tbar/art/Win7-Theme-atlas-for-Win8-1-and-up-to-Win10-10586-652658161 That's exactly what i need! But when i do apply it, buttons just back to the stock ugly theme again :/
  18. Not much, i want the Vista button style Like this:
  19. I know the diff between theme atlas and custom themes, i'm mixing it 'cause i use the Vista theme that i like for the bars and another details but i change the window buttons style using the theme atlas, since the buttons of this theme seems to not be working/loading. Looks like this:
  20. ooops! see post above! I completely missed it because it was "hiding" on the next page...
  21. Those seem close to what you look for ? my system : W10 19H1 ( 1903 ) x64 bits
  22. I think the wcp.dll you found in 14393.0 folder is a delta backup. It is not a complete file, so you can't find detailed information.
  23. That's odd, can you provide a screenshot of how your buttons look? Also just to avoid confusion in the future since I saw you mixing things up: Theme Atlas: .png and .layout files used by AeroGlass for its own theming engine Custom Themes: .msstyle files for use with Windows' theming engine, the Vista theme you downloaded seems to be a custom theme, not a theme atlas!
  24. https://wrealu24.tv/ Error: The media could not be loaded, either because the server or network failed or because the format is not support
  25. Hi alacran, 1) Yes, that's all. Just select the drivers folder and use right click on checkbox to change the unsigned option. 2) Should look like this https://imgur.com/X8Zgd8V for 3 seconds 3) Yes, it just passed the ForceUnsigned parameter to Dism 4) Windows 7 and newer 5) It set testsigning in BCD
  26. Did you install the AeroGlass meant for 8.1 on 8.0? That could be the reason
  27. You was right it was already installed, thank you!
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