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  2. I mostly just use the editor included inside Ghost Commander. It's pretty basic but serves my needs. Ghost Commander is ad-free, tracker-free and open source. It's also root-aware, though it will work for unrooted devices too for as much access as filesystem permissions allow. There's even older versions in case your android is very old, I use ver 1.54.1b2 on my old FroYo device (this old version is supposedly compatible all the way back to 1.6 Donut), current version is for 2.3.3 Gingerbread & up. Second this! If I can't find something open source, I do make sure to check the IzzyOnDroid app lists to see how snoop-y it is likely to be or if there are alternatives I haven't considered yet. He does list which problematic libraries are compiled into what apps and if trackers are (not) found in them (look for the gold star icon). For instance, Office Suites and Text Editors lists a lot of editors you might check into. Another bonus to open source apps is they are more likely to still be compatible with older devices. A great open source non-google app is Yalp Store. This is a must for androids too old to install the current play store app like my FroYo device (it supposedly works back to 2.0 Eclair), and has active development (a new version was released in response to a bug I posted last fall). For email there is either K9 (for newer androids) or Squeaky (for older androids), both open source from the same codebase. I love CSipSimple for VoIP calling/texting over WiFi, it used to be on both playstore and f-droid (see https://f-droid.org/wiki/page/com.csipsimple) but has gone missing since I found it there. One last location survives, http://web.archive.org/web/20180816022955/http://nightlies.csipsimple.com/stable/ which does have the last version. It's none of Google's business where I hike or drive, so Navit gives an alternative to the preinstalled GPS/map apps. You can pre-download whatever maps/databases you like from several sources (including OpenStreetMaps, or you can make your own) and there is no need for a map server/user tracking/ad serving/whatever. The version on f-droid is older than the playstore version. The UI is rather goofy and takes a bit of getting used to so reading the wiki is a big help. Despite this I found it well worth the time I spent figuring out how to use the app and even extend it a little to show my favorite locations (there are forum posts on how to do this). There is an android section on http://software.oldversion.com/android/ in case you want an older version that is no longer on the playstore, though this is not an open source repo.
  3. Dietmar

    Newer motherboards that support WinXP

    Today I make an update of the acpi.sys driver for Windows XP SP3 32 bit which should work on any compi. AMD, Intel, language does not matter Dietmar acpi.rar
  4. It's not an "intruder", the profile is merely unknown. As they clearly say. It just means the server doesn't recognize that the current browser profile is still the same as at last login. Obviously that browser is better at reducing fingerprinting, has stronger privacy settings. Of course, no fun. A while back I actually had the same prob with amazon, with another browser (KM1.6 due to old OS), and drove me crazy too. Old cookies just ignored. Finally got it fixed somehow, it was some strange setting, but now don't remember anymore which one :( Possibly this one, although makes no sense: network.http.accept.default (am now using */*) Anyway, would compare your settings with your 'working' browsers. Can be anything, from different adblock stuff to cookie settings, storage permissions, indexeddb permission, each global or site specific, useragents, referer permissions etc. Check privacy and security addons. It's all about settings. By the way amazon is playing with their coding again, new quirks for ancient browsers (like my KM1.6) started 2-3 weeks ago: with old useragent string it now shows constantly bot-checks. Weirdly, the frequency seems to depend from time of day?! During daylight hardly ever, at night far worse. When toggling UA, claiming to be FF52, and reloading the page, all is instantly fine again - even without bothering to solve the bot task. But sadly cannot find any workaround for their second new quirk, showing on my old browser search results only as mobile view, 1 column, 320px wide :( Instead of the grid view for desktops. Perhaps "mobile" is their new default layout if the screen size is 'only' 1024px...
  5. Today
  6. hjsuffolk14@gmail.com

    Windows ME Cumulative Update

    I have put all of the official updates for windows 95/98/ME on this link for those who do not want to use unofficial service packs; https://hjtsoft.blogspot.com/2018/07/windows-9x-update-archive.html
  7. deomsh

    Audio driver for Realtek HD Audio Hardware?

    @Dave-H: did you set VolumeWidget=$0C ? Further: please read my post of april, 2 (answer to UCyborg).
  8. I use New Moon 28 as my default browser. I recently installed Interlink MailNews.
  9. Willy Gee

    Setup was unable to create a new system partition

    Yes I want to thank Jaclaz for that great VS 2019 launch…I think I fired up my old Cessna and go, whenever they set a few date. The sad thing about the YouTube video on the sites, is really great but when they show “Windows ME” Sadly it die very quickly. But not like Windows 7 last as long time 10 + years. My old “Clown Suite for Shriners” didn’t last that long! Well Tripredacus I want to said you welcome, I do need a vacation not the funny farm, but the “Sunny land of Las Vegas McCarran, see you there June 2019? You're can put me on permanent vacation. Good Bye!!! Happy flying...
  10. Dave-H

    Audio driver for Realtek HD Audio Hardware?

    Thanks, I will try that later on. I did try changing PCM=$FFFFFFFF to PCM=$AAAAAAAA in the [volume] section of HDACFG.INI and it didn't seem to make any difference to the sound level. Do I need to change anything else as well?
  11. Have a great Easter break, whatever you're doing!
  12. It was a system that was put in place by Microsoft to copy how Windows 10 is updated, instead of small new updates they would be in cumulative updates which includes all previous updates rolled up into one. So most of those KB updates have been superseded by the convienence rollup and the latest CU's. Even did the same to .NET updates and rolled them into CU that is released occasionally.
  13. Goodmaneuver

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

    The new ones are VP9 the old ones were VP8 now the old desktop ones are AVC. It would be a big job to convert them all to VP9 but perhaps this may happen. This will be my last post for several days.
  14. deomsh

    Audio driver for Realtek HD Audio Hardware?

    @Dave-H: my congratulations with your HDA sound, you deserve it. Regarding sound quality: did you try Verbinterface=$1 in HDACFG.INI, so without HDARUN?
  15. I'm not at the same place as my 2000 installation, but yes IE 6 and DX 9 do install, but if you look at the about box of IE 6 it reports as version 5 (but with the IE6 logo), and dxdiag reports the DX version number as 7, even though DX9 files are present.
  16. tomasz86

    Unofficial SP 5.2 for Microsoft Windows 2000 (WIP)

    Could you provide more details on the exact problem? Do you end up with IE 5 and DirectX 7 installed instead of the newer versions? Could you post screen shots? I have personally not experienced such a problem. In my new, fresh installation of Windows 2000 using the FullPack I have both IE 6 and DirectX 9 installed correctly. I have conducted a fresh installation using the FullPack and can confirm that the .NET programs indeed do not work correctly. I am guessing that it is HFSLIP unable to correctly integrate the .NET addons. I will try to do more testing and see if the issue is fixable, either in HFSLIP2000 or the .NET addon packages themselves.
  17. I have 5 mail accounts ( 3 hotmail ,yahoo, gmail ) I am member in 2 discussion forums, 4 international newspapers, avast forum, malwarebytes forum, progrock archives and legrove. I have never ever encountered any of the inconveniences you have mentioned. Cheers
  18. Dave-H

    Audio driver for Realtek HD Audio Hardware?

    I just tried with the new version of Hdaicout.hda, and - IT WORKS!! Thank you so much, I now have sound! It's a little bit distorted, but not badly so, and there is no control of course, but at last it's there. Presumably I can alter the volume by adding the appropriate entry in HDAcfg.ini. Here are the two files you asked for if you need to do more analysis. HDAICIN.TXT HDALOG.TXT The "HDA Sound" entry in the Multimedia control panel item is still sometimes missing, with a blank entry instead, but even when it's blank the sound still works. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!
  19. Those two videos don't work for me as well, but they actually don't work in Opera 12.18 on Windows XP either! The HTML5 test sites say that the browser doesn't support H.264/MP4, which is strange because that's what I thought new videos were, and they work but older ones don't!
  20. raiden89

    Did anyone try AG on 1903?

    Yes I tried it on 2 of my machines. It gives the incompatible DWM version message on every startup. Seems to kinda work but the box on startup was annoying so I disabled it for now until an official update is released.
  21. ruthan

    Seaching for Intel 218V XP 32bit driver

    Any news or progress with this, its annoying have to fill some precious pci-e slot with just NIC.. Otherwise i found similar thread - no success: https://www.win-raid.com/t3280f45-Intel-i-v-driver-ASUS-motherboard.html On Blackwing site seems to be some modified driver, but i not able to identify any download link with Google translated version of page: http://blog.livedoor.jp/blackwingcat/archives/1883591.html
  22. win32

    KernelEx for Win2000

    Windows 2000 Server: 4 CPUs/threads Windows 2000 Advanced Server: 8 CPUs/threads Windows 2000 Datacenter Server: 32 CPUs/threads The theoretical limit is 2^16 CPUs/threads if the appropriate registry hack is made, with all editions of Windows 2000.
  23. Destro

    KernelEx for Win2000

    I believe Windows 2000 Advanced Server edition can use more than 2 cpus. which is still windows 2000.
  24. George Sovetov

    PCI BUSNUMBER X, Device X, Function X

    In newer Windows versions (since Windows Vista, I guess) the same information is accessible through WMI: PS C:\Users\Administrator> (gwmi win32_pnpEntity -Filter 'manufacturer like "Red Hat%"')[5].getDeviceProperties().deviceproperties | ft keyName,data keyName data ------- ---- DEVPKEY_Device_DeviceDesc Red Hat VirtIO Ethernet Adapter DEVPKEY_Device_HardwareIds {PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00, PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4, PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&CC_020000, PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&CC_0200} DEVPKEY_Device_CompatibleIds {PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&REV_00, PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000, PCI\VEN_1AF4&CC_020000, PCI\VEN_1AF4&CC_0200...} DEVPKEY_Device_Service netkvm DEVPKEY_Device_Class Net DEVPKEY_Device_ClassGuid {4D36E972-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} DEVPKEY_Device_Driver {4d36e972-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}\0006 DEVPKEY_Device_ConfigFlags 0 DEVPKEY_Device_Manufacturer Red Hat, Inc. DEVPKEY_Device_FriendlyName Red Hat VirtIO Ethernet Adapter #6 DEVPKEY_Device_LocationInfo PCI bus 0, device 17, function 0 DEVPKEY_Device_PDOName \Device\NTPNP_PCI0011 DEVPKEY_Device_Capabilities 0 DEVPKEY_Device_BusTypeGuid {C8EBDFB0-B510-11D0-80E5-00A0C92542E3} DEVPKEY_Device_LegacyBusType 5 DEVPKEY_Device_BusNumber 0 DEVPKEY_Device_EnumeratorName PCI DEVPKEY_Device_Address 1114112 DEVPKEY_Device_PowerData {56, 0, 0, 0...} DEVPKEY_Device_RemovalPolicy 1 DEVPKEY_Device_RemovalPolicyDefault 1 DEVPKEY_Device_InstallState 0 DEVPKEY_Device_BaseContainerId {00000000-0000-0000-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF} DEVPKEY_NAME Red Hat VirtIO Ethernet Adapter #6 DEVPKEY_Device_InstanceId PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&88 DEVPKEY_Device_DevNodeStatus 25174026 DEVPKEY_Device_ProblemCode 0 DEVPKEY_Device_Parent ACPI\PNP0A03\0 DEVPKEY_Device_Siblings {PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1237&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_02\3&267a616a&0&00, PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_7000&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_00\3&267a616a&0&08, PCI\VEN_80EE&DEV_BEEF&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_00\3&267a616a&0&10, PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267a616a&0&18...} DEVPKEY_Device_SafeRemovalRequired False DEVPKEY_Device_ContainerId {00000000-0000-0000-FFFF-FFFFFFFFFFFF} DEVPKEY_Device_IsPresent True DEVPKEY_Device_HasProblem False {83DA6326-97A6-4088-9453-A1923F573B29} 15 True DEVPKEY_Device_IsRebootRequired False DEVPKEY_Device_ReportedDeviceIdsHash 1342956424 DEVPKEY_Device_InLocalMachineContainer True DEVPKEY_Device_Stack {\Driver\netkvm, \Driver\pci} {A8B865DD-2E3D-4094-AD97-E593A70C75D6} 26 False {3464F7A4-2444-40B1-980A-E0903CB6D912} 10 2 DEVPKEY_PciDevice_DeviceType 0 DEVPKEY_PciDevice_CurrentSpeedAndMode 0 DEVPKEY_PciDevice_BaseClass 2 DEVPKEY_PciDevice_SubClass 0 DEVPKEY_PciDevice_ProgIf 0 DEVPKEY_PciDevice_InterruptSupport 1 DEVPKEY_PciDevice_BarTypes 1 DEVPKEY_PciDevice_S0WakeupSupported True DEVPKEY_PciDevice_RequiresReservedMemoryRegion False DEVPKEY_Device_BusReportedDeviceDesc Ethernet Controller DEVPKEY_Device_ConfigurationId oem2.inf:PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00,kvmnet6.ndi {80497100-8C73-48B9-AAD9-CE387E19C56E} 6 6 {83DA6326-97A6-4088-9453-A1923F573B29} 3 oem2.inf:664f42767dbc5606:kvmnet6.ndi:\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00 {83DA6326-97A6-4088-9453-A1923F573B29} 10 ACPI\PNP0A03\0 {83DA6326-97A6-4088-9453-A1923F573B29} 18 0 DEVPKEY_Device_InstallDate 20190404180902.239000-420 DEVPKEY_Device_FirstInstallDate 20190404174841.372159-420 DEVPKEY_Device_LastArrivalDate 20190416120950.133039-420 DEVPKEY_Device_LocationPaths {PCIROOT(0)#PCI(1100), ACPI(_SB_)#ACPI(PCI0)#PCI(1100)} DEVPKEY_Device_DriverDate 20170718170000.000000-420 DEVPKEY_Device_DriverVersion DEVPKEY_Device_DriverDesc Red Hat VirtIO Ethernet Adapter DEVPKEY_Device_DriverInfPath oem2.inf DEVPKEY_Device_DriverInfSection kvmnet6.ndi DEVPKEY_Device_MatchingDeviceId PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00 DEVPKEY_Device_DriverProvider Red Hat, Inc. DEVPKEY_Device_DriverRank 16711680 {F0E20F09-D97A-49A9-8046-BB6E22E6BB2E} 2 {1, 0, 0, 0...} (This device is taken as an example.) Besides Location, device and function numbers are encoded in Address variable, it's a DWORD, the higher word of which is device number and the lower one is function: PS C:\Users\Administrator> (gwmi Win32_Bus -Filter 'DeviceID like "PCI%"').GetRelated('Win32_PnPEntity').GetDeviceProperties('DEVPKEY_Device_Address').deviceProperties | ft DeviceID,keyName,{$_.data -shr 16},{$_.data -band 0xFFFF} DeviceID keyName $_.data -shr 16 $_.data -band 0xFFFF -------- ------- --------------- -------------------- PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_7000&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&08 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 1 0 PCI\VEN_80EE&DEV_CAFE&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&20 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 4 0 PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2829&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_02\3&267A616A&0&68 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 13 0 PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1237&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_02\3&267A616A&0&00 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 0 0 PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&18 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 3 0 PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&40 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 8 0 PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&48 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 9 0 PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&50 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 10 0 PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&80 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 16 0 PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&88 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 17 0 PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&90 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 18 0 PCI\VEN_1AF4&DEV_1000&SUBSYS_00011AF4&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&98 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 19 0 PCI\VEN_80EE&DEV_BEEF&SUBSYS_00000000&REV_00\3&267A616A&0&10 DEVPKEY_Device_Address 2 0
  25. Goodmaneuver

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

    Most bands so far Test Your Metal www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yctXV3uHBs Crying of the Sun www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKpvzjzCQXg No baulk on starting up now, must have been cache sorting its self out.
  26. Have you got an example of an older video that won't work for you, so I can try it?
  27. M()zart

    Customizing Windows 9x themes?

    I think, there were just theme files, which configured cursors, window colors, background desktop image, and sounds, and were applied just by double-clicking them. They were available for Windows with Active Desktop. And then you could also configure these settings separately via Control Panel. But that was long enough ago, so I'm not sure if this is correct.
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