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  2. Since you mentioned this; Around that same time (little earlier; May 22) Rudy told me something interesting in an email that I don't think was mentioned publicly or expanded on elsewhere. So we have yet another interesting bit of work from close to the same period. Hopefully this will turn up as well. I know he collected a lot of data. Most recently we were both working on backing up the content of Windows Update for XP as there was a rumor that it would shut down. Too many things for the older systems have been lost over the years, and he was well aware of it. I know he also had an archive of HP's entire printer drivers library before they disappeared all of the 9x files. Who would have ever thought a drivers CD would be valuable.. but now in many cases they are for us dinosaurs. Whatever makes setting up the page and getting everything uploaded easier for you works for us. We're just glad you're doing it. (Although it would be nice to not use anything that doesn't work properly with XP compatible browsers, lol.. )
  3. Ok Bro I got my new LapTop and setting all Desktop now is more batter then my Desktop.Finlly i just need to use you tell me use sofware to nake it more nice
  4. I think I'll have to set up one of his computers to find it. I have a feeling it isn't in the "active" set of stuff I'm looking at. Thanks! Uploading them without going through them would not be a good idea. Right off the bat, there is customer information scattered in there. I already seen some family photos in the mix and even some code that I know is not relevant. I wouldn't want to just throw it out there. I can hold my own in regards to programming knowledge so that isn't a concern. A repo can be made at any point and anyone here could do it if they felt inclined to do so. I can't offer support for it anyway - I just don't have the time. My option was to upload source without a build system or to not upload source. I would like to think you can see what the better option is. In any case, the logic in the code is more important for anyone to try to learn or extend his work. Regarding who my dad was, I'm uploading his resumes so you get an idea of what he felt was appropriate to say he did. He did a bit of consulting work for Aerospace Avionics (I think that is the name, I have a pile of hardware schematics from them but they were absorbed into another company) but pretty much was consulting for the last 30 years and living off investments and tax liens. My dad was phone phreaker in his youth and actually got arrested for it (I'm quite proud of him for that) and was forced to write a public apology to avoid jail time. He was also responsible for this article: http://explodingthephone.com/docs/dbx0431.pdf I'm pretty sure that I'm about the only person he would trust with this. Although, he would not be pleased that I'm just giving away his work and that is a point where we differed in opinion, I think it is the best option for me to preserve his legacy. I never got into Windows like my dad did but I do take after him quite a bit. I wish my dad followed more modern standards for organization and such but the major issue is that there is just a massive amount of data. I brought about 60TB of stuff back home with me and that might only be half of his recent stuff (last few years). He has tape archives going back at least 20 years but I am pretty confident that stuff isn't related to his Windows endeavors. HTML by hand fits my dad so well. But I'm thinking about using React for the long-term of the page. Newspaper Article for Rudy.pdf resume.txt RESUME.DOC
  5. Yeah, the only branding difference in all of the XP derivatives is the classic login/winver banner. Everything else is the same. I don't see why one would vouch for the enabling of the welcome screen in a business environment though. It doesn't easily work with domains. Embedded devices may be a different story, as there are other pictures circulating of the welcome screen on payphones. Perhaps they were using XP Pro for Embedded Systems, which appears to be XP Pro, welcome screen by default and all, just with special licensing.
  6. The current issue with signing in at the iTunes Store discussed at itunes login and authorization error and elsewhere does indeed resemble the May 30, 2018 incident I mentioned above: Many older versions of iTunes (perhaps all) are affected, but the problem can be solved by updating to the latest version - which you cannot do if you are running Vista. I wonder if @i430VX has noticed this issue?
  7. You can enable that login screen on POSready, and probably the other derivatives, too. IIRC it has normal XP branding.
  8. Yesterday
  9. Well, there goes that idea. I guess your only hope is a plug-in, but Flash is obviously out (YouTube dropping Flash is what caused the problem to start with). Is your processor SSE2? If so Microsoft's Windows Media Player plug-in for Firefox might work. (It seems to just lock up on SSE processors.) You can get it from FileHippo: https://filehippo.com/download_windows_media_player_ffplugin, or similar freeware sites.
  10. A Boots shop in the UK I guess, looks a terrible mess! I wonder why it's apparently actual XP and not Windows POS/Embedded 2009 as I would expect on a self-service till? We have loads of places still using ancient equipment!
  11. According to @redfoxcz FF 48.0.2 is your only hope: You'll go backward on security a bit, but at least it should work with ViewTube, the WMP plug-in, etc.
  12. what kind of "intel centrino duo" cpu does that computer have, Raheem? use the CPU-Z tool to identify the exact model of that Intel CPU chip.
  13. 45 is earlier than 48, so it won't work. (I know FF 45 ESR has security fixes up through FF 54 or so, but that won't help you run an add-on.) Edit: Well, I stand corrected. WMP Plug-in seems to date from 2015; FF 45 was released in 2016. So it should work. Perhaps WMP Plug-in requires SSE2....
  14. KB3177467 V2 is now obsolete like KB3020369. use KB4490628 or KB4516655 instead [both these updates replace KB3177467 and older servicing stack updates] very first update to integrate/slipstream is either KB4490628 or KB4516655 as either one is required to install new updates created in Aug. 2019 and later.
  15. I'm sorry I was kinda vague in my previous post. What I meant to say is that the KB4524752 update will be offered to Win7 Professional users thru Windows Update while those using Home Basic/Premium or Ultimate of Win7 editions will be offered the KB4493132 update instead of KB4524752 on the list of available updates thru WU. And of course neither KB4493132 nor KB4524752 will show up for those using Win7 Enterprise & Server 2008 R2 editions.
  16. So Roytam was probably right: I haven't wasted *that* much time on this trivial pursuit, if it makes you feel better. Only took 20 minutes to download, install, run Dependency Walker, and uninstall again.
  17. Thank you @IntMD, I will try to install the driver tomorrow !
  18. Thanks, I will try. But I'm still not sure that it works on Firefox 45 ESR SSE. Will find that out. EDIT: The plugin appears in the list now. But the plugin crashes as soon as I try to load a video. Oh well.
  19. Power on count is more interesting... You never restart it except updates and power outages, right?
  20. Windows Media Player Firefox Plugin creates the folder C:\PFiles\ or D:\PFiles\ Drag and drop folder Plugins in C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\browser , near folders extensions and features ViewTube: "Works with firefox 48.0 and later". I use Firefox 48.0.2 Basic K-Lite Codec Pack
  21. UPDATE! I have noticed that in Firefox 45 ESR based browsers, reducing the size of tiles, contributes to increase performance. So, I have reduced the tile size from 256x256 to 4x4, increasing the overall smoothness of scrolling in a page. Only the 45 ESR version has been updated, because doing the same on 38 ESR and 52 ESR based browsers, on the other hand, is detrimental to performance. Please update and let me know how it performs on your machine. Thanks!
  22. I'm quite certain you are wasting your time. As stated in Last versions of software for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, the last version of Comodo IceDragon to support Vista was 52.0.0.4, which was of course forked from Firefox 52 and was only available in 32 bit. Here's a Comodo thread from January 2018 in which staff member Shane states, "We confirm Comodo Ice Dragon 57+ won't support XP and Vista." Regarding Windows XP, there's another old Comodo thread in which OP states that he couldn't install version 57 or even 52, so 49 may have been the last XP-compatible version.
  23. Windows XP Spotted on a cash register! not my picture but when i saw it i knew i needed to post it here!
  24. It is annoying. The Mozilla devs, after they finally got both tiled compositing and asynchronous pan and zoom working in 45 ESR, weren't happy about something that worked properly and decided to break it again. Almost deliberately. 😬
  25. nope, NM26 doesn't come with MediaSource so LAV dlls won't work with NM26
  26. Judging from what @looking4awayout put in post 1, the main difference is that tiled compositing and async pan/zoom are disabled in the FF 52 version. So I'd say NM 28, SM 2.49, BNavigator, and Serpent 52 & 55 should all use the FF 52 patch, since tiled compositing is broken in FF 52 (and so, presumably in all its derivatives too).
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