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  1. Today
  2. defob

    Donation not working

    in fact, it probably broke it entirely
  3. defob

    Donation not working

    I can read. That post does not help my situation.
  4. dencorso

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    Shockwave 12.3.5.205 is out, too. It's probably the last iteration of it, since its EoS was April the 4th, 2019.
  5. sdfox7

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    @someguy25 @Dave-H @VistaLover @Mathwiz I'm sure if you're patient for a few days Duke University will upload the current version to their FTP. I'm sure they wait a little while to bug test, but this has always been a reliable source for Java: http://faucet.aas.duke.edu/pub/pc/bigfix/patches/java/
  6. they have multiple IP for this task: https://knowledge.digicert.com/generalinformation/INFO4895.html
  7. Yesterday
  8. Maybe it is not be that bad: there was a flash update this month, and I had it "ask to activate" in my social media profile, just because FB was feeding me flash files. After the update, no more phoning. It may be that after detecting the inactive outdated plugin, it called the ip. Or it may be that somebody was trying to probe my system, being that flash was outdated. In a particular case, I added general.useragent.override.facebook.com;Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:45.9) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/45.9 to about:config, and now FB doesn't feed more flash -none that I could see, anyway- and sends me those videos in html5. So I have blocked flash altogether, no problem detected yet. I will see what happens with other sites. I also had flash in mailnews set to "ask to activate" and disabled it altogether. Thanks for the help, guys, and of course to you, roytam1.
  9. It looks like ZoneAlarm has officially ended support. There is a notice for Windows XP but not Vista. Norton Security users running Windows Vista recently received Norton Security 22.15.2.22 update for Windows XP/Vista.
  10. VistaLover

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    ... and with it came a revised Oracle Licensing Agreement: Oracle Technology Network License Agreement for Oracle Java SE As usual, I went directly to the Oracle download page to manually fetch latest installers for both 8u211 & 8u212: Java SE Runtime Environment 8 Downloads On Vista, both continue to work as intended; with every new JRE release, I would archive both and install either one (mostly the odd-numbered one...); latest release files were, up-until-now, publicly available, whereas the immediately previous and older releases, available via the Oracle Java archive, required an Oracle account ... While the latest, Windows 7+, 64-bit (only), compatible Java (JDK) offerings are still publicly available (i.e. accessible without an Oracle account), I, like @Dave-H, soon found out, to my substantial dismay , that the current/latest JRE 8u211/8u212 files are now behind a mandatory Oracle account! Then I had a read of the "Updated Licensing FAQs" over at https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/overview/oracle-jdk-faqs.html from which I quote: ... Off to java.com I go, then... ; the problem with that download page is that, for Windows users at least, it only provides 32-bit (and 64-bit) installers, and only for the odd-numbered JRE version (8u211) ; this already constitutes a limitation for Windows XP SP3 users, for whom the provided installers don't function at all; XP users need access to jre-8u21x-windows-i586.tar.gz archives in order to update their installations... Also, in the Java Development Kit 8 Update Release Notes they mark both 8u211 and 8u212 versions as being (GA): "General Availability"; isn't that a distorted sense of the term "general", given that login-credentials are now required? If you don't want to create an account with Oracle, I found file jre-8u212-windows-i586.exe FREELY available over at FileHorse; just be careful not to download their proprietary downloader (2.6MiB) but the actual Java installer (66.4MiB - use the "if it doesn't click here to start it" page link ). For the .tar.gz archives, I'm afraid an account is needed (I'm not advising others to do the same , but I just visited this site and the first set of credentials there worked fine; for crying out loud, this is a free, "generally-available" file, so I don't feel shame in the slightest...).
  11. deomsh

    Audio driver for Realtek HD Audio Hardware?

    @Dave-H: I am sorry to hear you don't possess such a card. Nevermind, was just an idea to test if your Sound Mapper is working. Same for the four files I ment. 98 SFC will test the three original one's too for integrity. Just to be certain your installation is valid, but it's up to you. I have a new HDAICOUT.HDA version to test. Please rename your first one to HDAICOUT.HDA.000 and rename te new one to HDAICOUT.HDA. Afterwards please attach HDAICIN.TXT and HDALOG.TXT again. This version is mainly to test if the Verb Interface is fully functional and if Play-related functions of your codec are set correctly. Dave-H_Hdaicout.hda.200
  12. albator

    Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

    I really like the new edge based on chromium. People should try it out.
  13. As the title says. I have mine in a VM, so no use to test AG there.
  14. Goodmaneuver

    How you really browse the web on 98/ME in 2019

    Dave-H, I can only get the TV snow delivery, it is of good frame rate though mainly due to settings as mentioned here . Your YouTube results might be delicate though in that a system setting change may produce similar results as mine? When you click on a video do you get TV snow at any stage, if not, you can play YouTube videos. This is indeed a major achievement. There is doubt about https://www.howsmyssl.com/ as if you turn off TLS 1.0 then the results are the same. It also suggests TLS 1.2 is the best but doesn't TLS 1.3 continually change the key (I don't really know)? If you push your date of your system back a day with TLS 1.0 unticked then HowIsMySSL web site is unreachable because of the handshaking certificate time differences. Use the drop down to view why showing the details. If you then tick TLS1.0 with the time out a day then the site is reachable again. If I turn off all 128 bit encryptions as they say then their site is unreachable and MSFN does not work properly. Not all the web page must have the same encryption I have to have most 128 bit cyphers selected for some sites. When I check MSFN with Opera Info it says I am using TLS v1.2 256 bit AES (2048 bit DHE_RSA/SHA-256) The system key limiter file is not loaded. WinME was quite safe as all ports were closed where as Win2K Pro had many ports open and I had to use Port Blocker to make usable back in the day. The days of dial-up had no router, just modem. Here is a good port checking site. It has Opera green security lock www.grc.com
  15. Dave-H

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    That's why I wanted to use the even numbered versions, because they supposedly have extra features, but I can't say I've noticed any difference!
  16. Mathwiz

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    Java has released nn1 and nn2 versions simultaneously for some time now. Usually the nn1 version is fine. Supposedly the nn2 version contains some new "advanced" features; it's probably not needed unless you're a Java developer.
  17. That's a nicer way of saying it, I suppose. Even Mozilla can't get rid of it because there are several sites that haven't been rewritten to use HTML5 equivalents yet; until that happens, those sites, and the folks who use them, still need Flash. It has several privacy exposures though; e.g., it has its own cookies, and unlike your browser, there are no "add-ons" for Flash (although I think there are standalone apps that can help manage Flash cookies); and it exposes all your installed fonts, which was innocent enough until fingerprinting (even across browsers on the same machine) became a thing.
  18. Dave-H

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    Also my Windows 10 Java installation has updated from Update 202 to Update 211, instead of 212! There now seems to be no way of getting the Update 212 files without having an account with Oracle.
  19. Dave-H

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    You seem to have to have an Oracle account now to download the files, unless I'm doing something wrong!
  20. Sampei.Nihira

    My build of New Moon (temp. name) a.k.a. Pale Moon for XP

    @roytam1 I don't think this add-on works. Some advice? TH.
  21. MrMateczko

    How you really browse the web on 98/ME in 2019

    Last time I've used Opera 12 on 98SE, I used this guide: http://matejhorvat.si/en/unfiled/opera12.htm AFAIK: https://www.howsmyssl.com/ seemed happy after that.
  22. Jody Thornton

    Server 2012 Updates on Windows 8

    That answers my question WinClient .... I received the same darned error. I thought it was because I used Add/Remove Components to remove IE 10. Crap!
  23. Here is a list of all updates in all languages with links. I find only the link to the English version of the update, which adds exFAT support (KB955704), if someone has this update in other languages, upload it. XP Updates.zip
  24. Jody Thornton

    Installing Apps No Longer Available in the Windows Store

    Very relevant jaclaz (I don't hate thread bumping). Thank Gawd I don't used live tiles on Windows RT, and I completely disable the Start Screen on PC-based Windows 8. Whew!
  25. someguy25

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    Java has been updated to Java 8 Update 211
  26. jaclaz

    Installing Apps No Longer Available in the Windows Store

    Sorry for the bump, but I feel like this piece of news is fine here: https://www.golem.de/news/subdomain-takeover-microsoft-loses-control-over-windows-tiles-1904-140717.html jaclaz
  27. Jody Thornton

    Internet Explorer 11 will be available for Windows 8!!

    Back on topic for a second, the IE 11 download for Server 2012 is NOT working on Windows 8 for me anyway. I have removed IE 10 using the Add/Remove Components back when I installed my system, so maybe that's why it didn't work
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