Jump to content
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble

MSFN is made available via donations, subscriptions and advertising revenue. The use of ad-blocking software hurts the site. Please disable ad-blocking software or set an exception for MSFN. Alternatively, register and become a site sponsor/subscriber and ads will be disabled automatically. 

All Activity

This stream auto-updates     

  1. Past hour
  2. Not quite on-topic, but anyway, I find it practical to ask if anyone can help me access the SSD in my Lenovo. I once was able to locate the drive and open it, but since that time I have never been able to find the SSD disk again. I want to try partitioning the disk and install Win 7 or Win XP on one partition.
  3. tomasz86

    Unofficial SP 5.2 for Microsoft Windows 2000 (WIP)

    I think that we may have a little bit of a mistery here. Your "SETUPREG.HIV" is indeed abnormal. The file has basically its contents doubled, hence it has twice the size of the original. The problem is that even in this state, it does not affect the installation process. I have used the file for my test installation, and there was no difference with the previous one. The installed system was functioning 100% normally, with both IE6 and DX9 present. At the moment, the only way that I can reproduce the IE/DX missing issue is when using that experimental version of HFSLIP2000 from two years ago, but your log file suggests just the standard version of HFSLIP2000, so I am really not sure what may have caused the issue .
  4. @Mathwiz @heinoganda Thank you!
  5. Today
  6. Goodmaneuver

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

    VP8 is back with the 12.18 webm decoder. We had VP9 working with 12.02 webm decoder but now YouTube chooses VP8 for this decoder. Its on stats for nerds. YouTube now works with the full 12.18 gstreamer files on highly downloaded files. YouTube selects the video format in retaliation to the browser vs and model. For example using the same highly downloaded file, VLC in XP downloads AVC. Opera 12.18 on XP downloads VP8. Opera 60 (Chromium) on Win7, downloads VP9. The player is still not allowing CometBird 9 from playing. K-Meleon may not be able to decode VP9 as with other earlier Mozilla web browsers. VLC downloads Icecast but I have had no success with YouTube on WinME. Flash used to pick up system codecs as I had the DIVX splash screen enabled on their H264 decoder and one day it showed on a video from YouTube. Divxs' beginings were triggered from not being able to play ASF v 7 in WMP in later OSs. The sample video in WinME used this format and I found an ASF decoder from klmcodec159.exe which allowed playback in later OSs. H264 and H265 are not free for software distributors this is why there is only Theora and Webm video decoders located within most older free browsers. AC1 is the newest free codec that is slightly more efficient than H265 but is early days. I am pleased that VP9 worked with Opera 12.02 webm decoder. Security settings do not stop malware being downloaded and do not protect severs from malware or cyber attacks but do protect data in transit between server and client. TLS 1.2 was defined in 2008 and TLS 1.3 in Aug 2018. Servers choose the highest server/client mutual TSL protocol available and the best mutual cypher. SSL2 and SSL3 are depreciated so I untick SSL3. About SourceForge with 12.18 on XP the cypher chosen is TLS v1.2 128 bit AES GCM ([256, 2048] bit ECDHE_ECDSA/SHA-256). Some sites rely on Java script for page displaying eg Duolingo. FF9 had better compatibility with this site than prior Mozilla versions. Opera uses HTML5 and not Java script as far as I understand with Win9x. Mozilla XUL driver is just that with over 2000 functions. The code was in the jar file and did not work uncompressed. Use jar.exe in Java JDK to compress back to jar (-cf ..\\ omni.jar *) FF9 was the last one to use jar later vs used ja which is associated with Java 1.7 and above. Renaming ja to jar or visa versa is not compatible. The update idea copying 12.18 to 12.02 may not be fully functioning though I do not see why RC4 cannot be prevented with the old opera.dll. The SSL3/TLS1 options are the same. There are not many sites not working. Siria your one character only view in right click menu will probably be to do with the registry. Try saving a file with WinWord if you can. It may have stemmed from a buffer over-run with the icon cache. The only solution I have is to go back to a reg save that was prior to the incidence. I open WinME to safe mode on a roughly monthly basis to reset icon and font caches. This will mitigate icon errors that can eventually occur.
  7. > Though when installing the 4.5.2016.18 package on WinMe(Fresh install fully updated) <sigh>...Please correct your error or refrain from using these Updates. This is currently a project, not a product. Users who either cannot follow instructions or cannot make accurate reports do not qualify as testers and should wait for a product release.
  8. I see. Though when installing the 4.5.2016.18 package on WinMe(Fresh install fully updated) and rebooting nothing works like Opera. I used Safe mode to update the files since i can't reboot in DOS obviously
  9. ~♥Aiko♥Chan♥~

    [Partly Solved] Installing Windows XP on Bay Trail-M CPU

    I stand corrected, the system still needs a bunch of improvements! Windows XP will only see 2 out of 4gb of ram, depends on a generic video driver, has really slow performance, needs an audio driver, get ACPI fixed, needs a wireless card driver, and apparently a floppy disk driver as well! The chipset driver especially is annoying! Despite this, the chipset driver and webcam appears to work perfectly xD In the worst case scenario, I could just use Vista or 7 instead and remove components. Maybe Linux, if this whole thing doesn't work out All driverpack suggestions will be highly appreciated! Auto, online, offline, or manual!
  10. you have to recompile 3rd party libraries provided by Nevcairiel with v141_xp since he provides .lib libraries that is not compiled with v141_xp. And those libraries may need to hack around to make new windows API out of them, as well as ffmpeg.
  11. heinoganda

    Microsoft security essentials and Windows XP

    RAUE In this case, pay attention to the uppercase and lowercase letters!
  12. ~♥Aiko♥Chan♥~

    [Solved] Modifying Windows XP CD files? (compress to a LZX format)

    A BSoD will occur related to ACPI
  13. ~♥Aiko♥Chan♥~

    [Partly Solved] Installing Windows XP on Bay Trail-M CPU

    It's indeed possible After two days ^o^ You will need the latest bios, these SATA drivers, CABARC or cabpack 1.4, NTLite, WinSetupFromUsb 1.8, Dietmar's ACPI.sys, and a flash drive https://www.win-raid.com/t22f45-Guide-Integration-of-Intels-AHCI-RAID-drivers-into-a-Windows-XP-W-k-W-k-CD.html (site where SATA drivers were found) 1. Press f2 while PC is booting and enable legacy mode, disable any other mode(s). Make USB the first to boot. 2. Get a Windows XP disc, copy out all files except for one that says "boot". 3. Obtain the ACPI.sys file, use cabpack 1.4 to convert the file into a LZX format archive. Then rename it to "ACPI.SY_" and replace original ACPI.SY found in the i386 folder. 4. Setup an NTLite installation for Windows XP, bundle the SATA drivers (Go to drivers folder, NOT the 64 one and click the inf file). Include all drivers 5. Once NTLite is done, use WinSetupFromUsb to create a bootable flash drive. 6. Auto format with FBinst, check add XP to disk, include the folder changed by NTLite. 7. Set pendrive, use in computer, but make sure to press f7 quickly after selecting XP installation. You will have to manually turn off the computer after the partition is set. It may freeze the first time booting afterward, but it's all good. Warning: eye-candy ahead No poor PC should be forced to run a bloated Vista/7/8/10 when there's a perfectly speedy XP Unfortunately, I don't think this will work with Windows 2000 because the drivers work on XP, but 2000.
  14. Damnation

    [Solved] Modifying Windows XP CD files? (compress to a LZX format)

    pressing F7 will skip loading acpi - what happens if you don't press F7?
  15. ~♥Aiko♥Chan♥~

    [Solved] Modifying Windows XP CD files? (compress to a LZX format)

    It works! Using the custom drivers, f7, rloew and Damnation's suggested cab file makers to successfully replacing the ACPI.sys file, updating the bios, and f7 made it work!!!
  16. Windows 2000

    chrome 49 XP

    Wait wait wait... you just got me very excited @FranceBB. You're telling me, that even though there is lots of work to be done to get it working, there is hope in getting Chrome 74 on XP? If someone were to implement QueryThreadCycleTime to the kernel, Chrome 74 would be working? Are you guys working on it regularly?
  17. ~♥Aiko♥Chan♥~

    [Solved] Modifying Windows XP CD files? (compress to a LZX format)

    The operation is a bitter-sweet success <3 Windows XP with the modded ACPI.sys files does not stop and claim the claim is corrupted <3 Now I just need to figure out the ACPI problem on my 2014 AIO computer that does not support XP T_T
  18. Damnation

    [Solved] Modifying Windows XP CD files? (compress to a LZX format)

    odd - the l on the end of the link wasn't hyperlinked just copy the whole address into your address bar https://www.techspot.com/downloads/7104-cabpack.html
  19. ~♥Aiko♥Chan♥~

    [Solved] Modifying Windows XP CD files? (compress to a LZX format)

    Broken link
  20. Damnation

    [Solved] Modifying Windows XP CD files? (compress to a LZX format)

    I use cabpack 1.4 - https://www.techspot.com/downloads/7104-cabpack.html
  21. http://www.pixelsplasher.com/_downloads/software/Microsoft-Cabinet-SDK/
  22. I am using the old method again of executing LAVfilters. since i have pretty old MOBO this version will do: LAVFilters-0.69-x86 lavfilters old https://www.videohelp.com/software/LAV-Filters/old-versions if there are videoproblems e.g. playing in Windows Mediaplayer it maybe be a complex situation related to ffdshow, DivX(/Xvid), MP4-splitter and FLV-Splitter and more so we need to know what problem you have. Mov-files not playing, videos not playing at all or only certain types? i had huge problems after defragging partition containing Video-and audio-files. sometimes the same issue coming even without defragging which is adviced. or seperating video/audio from other stuff. the only issue i have not showing icons anymore on most videos. MPEG-4
  23. ~♥Aiko♥Chan♥~

    [Solved] Modifying Windows XP CD files? (compress to a LZX format)

    Could you link me to the program? Google search tells me that it's only available on Windows SP2 and earlier or something.
  24. I use CABARC, not MAKECAB. What I posted is a CLI command. If the file is on the Desktop, you either have to place a copy in your current directory, or set the Desktop folder as your current directory.
  25. rloew

    Internet Games no longer work

    I just tried it. It does not work.
  26. I made a small fix for updating KB4494528. This is a packed cmd file using Bat To Exe Converter. The fix does not display any messages or windows, so it is convenient to run it when you automatically install updates. WindowsXP-KB4494528-x86-Embedded-Fix.exe
  27. ~♥Aiko♥Chan♥~

    [Solved] Modifying Windows XP CD files? (compress to a LZX format)

    You've been such an outstanding help to retro computer survival! <3 Once I enter the program makecab.exe in Windows XP, is that all I have to type? What if the modified ACPI.SYS is on the desktop? Thank you so much!
  1. Load more activity