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  2. taokaizen Browser: "Advanced Chrome" Issue

    @sdfox7 Thanks for your follow up/explanations I, for one, wouldn't do that, regardless of whether it's impacting AdvChrome or not, but everyone here is entitled to one's own free choice... That download comes with the extremely outdated PPAPI v21.0.0.213 (from Apr 6th 2016); does the browser still crash with only that specific version? More to the point, does the crash still occur with only a "pepflashplayer.dll" inside PepperFlash dir (and not a system32 PPAPI install)? You are correct and that detail did escape me ; presumably the developer was lazy and didn't recompile the .exe, although the all-important chrome.dll is of the correct version 54.20.6530.0; you can modify the version of chrome.exe to the correct string (52.15.5320.0 => 54.20.6530.0) using Resource Hacker If you and @heinoganda find this is an ongoing/reproducible XP issue when both the default PPAPI (inside AC's PepperFlash dir) and a system32 PPAPI are present, then, as suggested, better report it to the AdvChrome developer, else this issue will only linger... Best regards
  3. Office 2003 patches after SP3

    In some cases, since Microsoft deleted the EXE files of some updates from their download servers, I have managed to obtain the MSP patches directly from Windows Update Catalog.
  4. Okay here are all Office 2003 Updates after SP3 including all security updates and non-security hotfixes by request. If the update is superseded by a newer update, the older one isn't included: https://www.dropbox.com/s/z4li335a0vxchbd/Office 2003 Post SP3 Updates.7z?dl=0 Version numbers: MSO.dll 8405 Excel 11.8404.8405 Word 11.8411.8405 PowerPoint 11.8335.8405 Access 11.8321.8405 Publisher 11.8402.8405 OneNote 11.8165.8405 FrontPage 11.8339.8405 Visio 11.8323.8405 Project 11.3.2009.1108 InfoPath 11.8233.8405 Office XP Post SP3 patches: https://msfn.org/board/topic/158246-office-xp-patches-after-sp3/ Office 2000 Post SP3 patches: https://msfn.org/board/topic/150203-office-2000-patches-after-sp3/?do=findComment&comment=1009114 Office 97 Post SR-2 patches: https://msfn.org/board/topic/158257-office-97-patches-and-downloads-after-sr-2/?tab=comments#comment-1010001 If you want I can share privately (not via MSFN) the links to full Office 97 with SR-2 integrated and Office 95 7.0b. Since it is abandonware warez, won't post any links here.
  5. Please, send me the instructions, too!
  6. Today
  7. Where is that? I have Windows 10, and it's Start Menu is awesome!
  8. I found 30 or so updates installed on 22/11/2014. I downloaded from the media creation tool onto a usb stick and installed windows on 19/01/2018. How were these updates installed?
  9. ChrisPE - a PEBakery Team release

    Complementary Scripts updated to v2.0 to make them compatible with new improvements on ChrisPE-Develop: Free Applications Pack containing 23 scripts with very useful applications. Proprietary Applications Pack containing 4 scripts for software you must own and provide by yourself and have the appropriate Licence from Author in order to be able to run them, this are: CalculatorPlus Ghost Ghost Explorer Acronis TrueImage 2018 Please read this before download. alacran From ChrisPE Team
  10. ChrisPE - a PEBakery Team release

    [by "Misty"]: A Develop branch has been added to the ChrisPE project on github (see here). Main changes since the first update - Settings > Tweaks - option K] Font(s) added. This will currently add the segoeui.ttf font to the build - fixing an issue in Windows 10 based WinPE where italic fonts are displayed for icons and in other areas. Note - this has already been applied to the Master branch. Settings > Recommended - Network option removed from this script and moved to a seperate script (see below). Settings > Network - new script. This has been split from the Settings > Recommended script. Includes option to set the ComputerName. Enabling any of the options in this script will add Unattend.xml to the root of the \ChrisPE.Files\ISO.ROOT\ folder and will add an entry to run wpeinit.exe from winpeshl.ini. The unattend.xml file includes an entry for setting the default screen resolution to 1024x768. . This will probably not make any difference if using Windows 8 or newer sources, but should if Windows 6.1.7600/6.1.7601 source files are used as these sources default to low screen resolutions. Applications > TightVNC Server script added. This includes an option for automatically starting TightVNC Server during the WinPE boot process (automatically initializing the network). All Applications scripts can now be executed post build by using the Run Script button. Finalise > Subst - new script. Use to run subst to assign a virtual mount point for the media used to boot ChrisPE. Drivers > Drivers - new script. Experimental Driver integration support. Get WAIK Tools is used to download DISM - ensure that your firewall is configured to allow access to GWT.exe. In addition to the above, a new method has been introduced for adding program shortcuts for any applications that are not encluded in boot.wim - when the Include Program in boot.wim option is disabled in the Applications scripts. Shortcuts will now be added to the menu system used in the selected shell. The PEBakery Team
  11. Windows 7 - Drive Lettering

    Yes, it's always possible to change another partition's drive letter but you can never change the drive letter of the partition you booted from, neither on XP nor on Windows 7.
  12. taokaizen Browser: "Advanced Chrome" Issue

    I also had the problem delete the PepperFlash directory in Advanced Chrome and install the Opera / Chromium Flashplayer plugin from Adobe. Otherwise no other changes have to be made! Note: With ProxHTTPSProxyMII, Chromium-based Web browsers also work with more advanced encryption technologies.
  13. New version basilisk super - displays links at the bottom of the page New version PaleMoon does not display links at the bottom of the page for months. Is this correct? I tried to compare link settings in about: config pale moon, firefox, basilisk, but I did not find any reasons. Everywhere the link at the bottom shows up, and the palemoon does not show up.
  14. Hello, I wanted to fix an old pc that still has windows 2000 I installed java runtime up to version 1.6.0_31 (jre-6u31) but I do not take the next update ie jre-6u32 because from what I understand there is a line referred to windows xp. Is not there really a way to get him the same?
  15. Windows 7 - Drive Lettering

    Did try did Disk Management in Win 7. It wouldn't let me move any. Yeah. I tried and it said no. Ok. Best leave it alone. In XP, I did manage to change the drive letter of Win 7 from E:\ to Z:\. However this is on a test system. I was just trying to tidy it up so as to look more orderly, but perhaps better not to touch anything and change any associations. Cheers and thanks
  16. Z170 and Z270 in fact works
  17. taokaizen Browser: "Advanced Chrome" Issue

    @VistaLover While I am currently using a mix of beta and non beta Flash Player on my system, the beta Flash isn't the cause. It will still crash, even with the official version. This has actually been an ongoing problem with Advanced Chrome, even when I have used consistent versions of the official release versions of Flash Player systemwide. Here is the same crash, even with the official version installed systemwide: Finally, if you download the Advanced Browser from the website, you will see that although the version is supposedly 54.20.6530.0, the actual CHROME.EXE file is version 5215.5320.0:
  18. Windows 7 - Drive Lettering

    That's very unlikely. Windows 7 ist almost "hardwired" to C:\ and from within Windows (i.e. while Windows is running) you can't change it anyway. Even if you do manage to change its drive letter somehow you would run into a lot of problems because all the registry settings would still point to the c:\ drive and a lot of your applications would no longer work correctly. So don't do it and don't even think about it...;)
  19. hi, i am trying to install windows 95 osr 2.5 on a gateway 600yg2 laptop but i can't seem to get even past the first setup portion. the specific issue i'm having is that the touchpad does not want to load upon setup phase. i have ruled out hardware problems as the touchpad worked fine when testing it out through the windows 7 setup wizard. for some very weird reason, it worked one time when i ran with the "setup /l" command, the l being an L. i was able to move around and see the touchpad cursor. i did not go any further into the setup as i wanted to retest it again to confirm that it had to do with using that different setup switch, however, it wouldn't work again after trying many times with the same setup switch as well as different ways such as "setup /p i", running the regular setup, setup /il" and "setup /n", i think the "n" is for mouses that are plugged into the ps/2 port, unless im wrong, someone can correct me here, i did not have any ps/2 mouses connected to the laptop at any time btw. the laptop is currently configured and was tested using 512 MB of ram. i ran setup from the c: drive as i copied the cd contents to the main storage device. the bios has several settings that could affect installation / functionality. this includes a plug and play o/s setting, usb legacy setting, etc.
  20. Looking for new explorer address bar

    I prefer the look of older versions of the Windows Explorer like the one in Win9x or XP. Therefore I hide the top bar (which contains the back forward buttons, the address bar and the search bar) Thanks to classic explorer I could add the toolbar buttons which were omitted in Windows Vista and later Windows versions. However, there is one thing missing: the address bar. Does anyone know about any alternative address bars which I could use as a replacement? I know, there are several explorer addons like qt address bar (an address bar that mimics the Vista/Win7 breadcrumbs bar) but that one just doesn't look right and is kind of buggy in Windows 7. Another way to add an address bar is Quero, an Internet Explorer addon which adds a search bar which can also be used as an address bar but again it's not exactly the right thing as it shows the corresponding CLSID numbers instead of the real names of special "folders" like control panel and the "computer" folder. So I was wondering if there is any add on for explorer which simply adds a standard address bar. I guess, probably not because there already is an address bar in explorer but that's the one I hid...
  21. IE 8 in 2018?

    YouTube (read Google) have abandoned Adobe Flash Player on all browsers, period! ; to be able to watch YT, you'd have to use a HTML5 capable browser (MSE also needed for live streams); if the browser/OS doesn't support h264/aac decoding (the case of IE8/XP), then at least your browser should support VP8/VP9 decoding (Firefox e.a.); NB, not all live YT streams have VP8/9 flavours Google Chrome Frame uses the proprietary h264/aac decoders (whose licence costs are paid to patent holders) + free WebM decoders, that normally come bundled with Chrome, to enable html5 YT playback in IE8/XP. ==================================================== Trivia (possibly OT for you XP-ers ): On Vista SP2, IE9 can play on-demand YT (but not live YT streams) with the h264/aac decoders, because the OS (via Windows Media Foundation framework) has native support for these; there's also another project from Google, WebM Video for MSIE, which installs VP8/VP9 (only) decoding support to IE; unfortunately for you on XP, it requires IE9+/Vista+ When YT first disabled Flash on their main site, for a few weeks after it was possible to re-enable Flash and YT MP4 playback via some userscripts on Firefox, exploiting the fact that embedded YT vids could still call Flash; if you've got time to kill, you can read the following google (the irony!) forum thread: https://productforums.google.com/forum/?hl=en#!topic/youtube/CUaTWvKhAuE The now defunct userscript project: https://github.com/juneyourtech/GM_YT_Flash https://github.com/juneyourtech/GM_YT_Flash/issues/6
  22. taokaizen Browser: "Advanced Chrome" Issue

    AppVersion 52.15.5320.0 This is NOT the latest/current version of AdvancedChrome ; that one is v54.20.6530.0, released on Jan 5th 2018: http://browser.taokaizen.com/ ModName: pepflashplayer32_29_0_0_125.dll Is the system32\Macromed\Flash screenshot current? There you have v pepflashplayer32_29_0_0_113.dll which, presumably, it's not the one producing the Error (?); is the latest stable, while is beta; you shouldn't mix both... In your third screenshot, the path to "Pepperflash" directory indicates an "Advanced_Chrome_v54.20.6530.0" directory/installation, so what is your actually installed version? The error signature window points to version 52.15.5320.0 of the browser, that same window refers to PPAPI 29_0_0_125.dll erroring out, but your second screenshot shows an OS install of PPAPI 29_0_0_113.dll; OTOH, your third screenshot purports to version 54.20.6530.0 of the browser and v29_0_0_125.dll of pepflashplayer.dll (obviously manually put there...); I am really confused ; screenshots are supposed to help! In any case, update to just v54.20.6530.0 of AdvChr, removing from your system any previous version remnants; then open chrome://flash/ in a tab and inspect how many flash plugins are picked up by the browser; you'll see paths, too; then open chrome://plugins/ (in a tab) and scroll to the Adobe Flash Player section; the one linked to the browser (inside PepperFlash dir) will report a version string, you should be able to selectively disable the OS PPAPI version, if also present there... I am on Vista myself, so can't test on XP, but here AdvChrome 54.20.6530.0 only sees the locally installed (outdated) PPAPI pepflashplayer.dll v28.0.0.137, not the system-wide install of PPAPI (just installed as a test); I then uninstalled PPAPI 29.0.0125b from the system, keeping a back-up of both pepflashplayer32_29_0_0_125.dll + manifest.json; the .dll was renamed to just pepflashplayer.dll and then placed (+ new manifest.json) inside AdvChrome's Pepperflash dir - older version temporarily removed from there; relaunched browser does see the PPAPI.dll, http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/about/ correctly reports a version and I can browse to chrome://settings/ without any issue whatsoever Maybe your issue stems from a combination of AdvChr+XP+betaPPAPI; I can't be sure whether Adobe really care about (/test on) XP+older Chromium code nowadays, though their plugins presumably still support XP/vista; for further reporting/troubleshooting, AdvChrome has a dedicated support forum here, maintained by the dev himself (though, if you're a newly registered member, it'll be a bit tricky to submit your first post, since the anti-spam filter there is very peculiar )... Regards
  23. Windows 7 - Drive Lettering

    Disk Management. Also, why not move XP and Vista to run on VMs instead?
  24. Yesterday
  25. IE 8 in 2018?

    Thanks for that Vistalover! Since Ive been using ie6 for a while now, I haven't been able to look into that yet. With that being said Im planning on upgrading to 8 the next time I use my computer. But I have decided that Im only going to be upgrading to 8 if there is a way to force YouTube to play flash instead of html5 in ie8 so that way I don't have to keep using google chrome frame to watch YouTube. Otherwise its probably not worth upgrading. Does anyone know of anything?
  26. Compatible Hardware with Windows 9x

    Those chipsets have USB 3.0 controllers ONLY. No USB 2.0 visible to the 98SE, unlike previous chipsets. So you need an external USB 2.0 PCI or PCI-E x1 card to use USB on those chipsets. If your BIOS can emulate PS/2 devices via the controller, this helps greatly, but will only work for keyboard and mouse, nothing more. With the new AHCI driver from rloew, you can have full 32-bit file access on those chipsets. Still no HD Audio. You could use a generic USB Sound Card together with the previously mentioned USB 2.0 card to get some sound at least. There is a prototype Win 3.1 driver for HD Audio, but it only works for two people, and I will help them troubleshoot it for my system in the future. More info here: http://win3x.conforums.com/index.cgi?board=Pascal&action=display&num=1502071336 LAN depends on the chip on the motherboard itself. Intel and Killer is no go, look for Realtek RTL8111. You also might require(!) HIMEMX.EXE, even if you have the rloew's RAM Patch, as in my case, having the RAM Patch does not resolve being stuck at the boot screen with regular HIMEM.SYS. HIMEMX.EXE resolves all issues and is just recommended, together with the "/p i" switch while installing 98SE Other than that, 98SE should work just fine, it does on my H110 motherboard, it does get very workaround-like, but that's my view on the situation. Some motherboards might still have a PCI port, which help greatly.
  27. no more iTunes Store for XP/Vista from May 2018

    @sdfox7 Since I do not work with ITunes myself, I can not test it with ProxHTTPSProxyMII (local HTTPS proxy), where more advanced encryption technologies become available on Windows XP. If you want to test ITunes with ProxHTTPSProxyMII, please send me a PM.
  28. Windows 7 - Drive Lettering

    Hi, I wonder if someone can please help. I dual boot XP & Win 7. The HDD lettering in Win 7 (In My Computer) is as follows. Is there any way to change the partition / drive lettering? Basically, I wanted to have XP as C:\ and Win 7 as D:\ [the drive lettering on DATA (E:\)] is fine. Here is a pic taken from the net where the Win 7 boot / active partition is not labelled as C:\ but as E:\. Also, can someone please tell me if that is possible in XP. This is my current layout. I wanted to have the following: XP on C:\ is fine. But I wanted to have Win7 as D:\ and DATA on E:\ Can this also be done please? Many thanks for any info provided Cheers
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