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  1. 9 points
    UPDATE [June 7, 2019]: Post-SP4 Update Pack released! This final update pack should be applied to Windows XP installation media immediately after slipstreaming SP4 v3.1b to a Windows XP RTM/SP1/SP2/SP3 source. This will update installation media to May 2019, including every single update released until the POSReady 2009 end-of-life in May 2019. Download available at RyanVM.net.
  2. 7 points
    New build of Serpent/UXP for XP! Test binary: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win32-git-20190525-315ffd563-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win64-git-20190525-315ffd563-xpmod.7z source code that is comparable to my current working tree is available here: https://github.com/roytam1/UXP/commits/custom NM28XP build: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win32-git-20190525-315ffd563-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win64-git-20190525-315ffd563-xpmod.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - Unhook Unboxed Objects option (3ded48cbe) - remove unboxed code chunk (wip1) (9a3141515) - Remove initial chunk of Unboxed Objects machinery part 2 (3b36a43e8) - Remove Unboxed Objects in ScalarReplacement (d40bcc350) - Remove unboxed objects from GC (5fd4b8726) - Remove unboxed object code from iteration. (8feffe707) - Remove array header (a5c2961c4) - Remove Unboxed Objects from vm/ Part 1 + fix deprot (543fa1674) - Remove unboxed object code from jit, Part 1 (fa8bfa1a0) - Remove Unboxed Objects from vm/ - Part 2 (201d8ee48) - Implement array.flat and array.flatMap (162e22a7d) - Implement Symbol.prototype.description (41731a7f3) - Issue #971 - Fix browser.link.open_newwindow functionality in Pale Moon (f9dc4e8cc) - Merge pull request #1097 from FranklinDM/pm_external_sametab-work (a1f96f11d) - Merge pull request #1091 from MoonchildProductions/remove-unboxed (be8d03cf1) - Remove a stubbed telemetry function from app AUS. (bb5e0a1be) - Enable double buffering when using XRENDER. (2fd300786) - Merge pull request #1100 from Ionic/bugfix/xrender-flicker (372fccddf) - Issue #1104 - Set the browser's opener when adding a new tab - This modifies `loadOneTab` and `addTab` to accept an opener - This code was adapted from Basilisk's copy of tabbrowser.xml without the refactored code changes (which is a lot more involved as it divides addTab's functions into multiple functions) (797697e26) - Issue #1104 - Pass an opener to loadOneTab in the openURI function (10318170b) - Issue #1101 - Support gzip-compressed SVGs in OpenType+SVG fonts (73f9b2c70) - Merge pull request #1108 from g4jc/svg_opentype (f8157b8a6) - Merge pull request #1105 from FranklinDM/pm_uri_tabbrowser-work (f0e357608) - Merge pull request #1099 from adeshkp/remove-telemetry-func (315ffd563) My changes since my last build: - ported changes from mozilla upstream: bug1351303, bug1352235, bug1371508, bug1430268, bug1352734
  3. 6 points
    New build of Serpent/UXP for XP! Test binary: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win32-git-20190615-c9edf588e-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win64-git-20190615-c9edf588e-xpmod.7z source code that is comparable to my current working tree is available here: https://github.com/roytam1/UXP/commits/custom NM28XP build: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win32-git-20190615-c9edf588e-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win64-git-20190615-c9edf588e-xpmod.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - Add Atomics.notify instead of Atomics.wake according to revised spec. (284b4cffd) - Add Yandex (ru) search plugin (c9edf588e) My changes since my last build: - import change from mozilla upstream: Bug 1384330 - Blocking the mozAddonManager when pref 'privacy.resistFingerprinting.block_mozAddonManager' is true. r=arthuredelstein,mossop (f05d85ff6) - Move app.feedback.baseURL pref to branding (a7d2a6260) - Move app.feedback.baseURL into branding prefs (f4b8b0d90) - Move app.feedback.baseURL here and point to MSFN (8584b233f) - Merge pull request #4 from Mathwi/custom (044e258d9) - revert "Remove e10s code from browser widget. (083d322b7)" to keep e10s useful. (ef715102e)
  4. 6 points
    I have always thought that having the latest is never the best. The latest operating system (or now version of Windows 10) is the worst thing you can have for security. Computers must be updated but not to the latest version. For example, it is better to have Windows 1803 updated than 1809 updated. Microshit uses our computers as a test bench and the correct updates are passed on to companies after 4 months or more. The proof of this is in the Windows 10 itself, update options and selection of the download semi-annual channel.
  5. 5 points
    Sorry for the inactivity all- finally got around to updating the topic! Now to post the latest Summary of Changes... SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE LIST FOR JUNE 11, 2019: Updated Vivaldi 1.0 entry to 1.0.435.46. Added Vivaldi 1.1.443.3 Developer to "Web Browsers" -> "Chromium-based" section. Added Adguard to "AntiVirus/Security software" section. Updated information about Telegram Desktop: the software will stop supporting Windows XP/Vista on Sept. 1, 2019. Fixed broken download link for Adobe Reader X v10.1.16. Added FineReader 14 to "PDF Viewers/editors" section. Updated WPS Office 2016 entry to WPS Office 2019. Updated link for VLC Media Player 3.0.7 to point to the final version instead of the beta version. Added ArtWeaver Free and Pro 6.x to "Video/Photo Editing software" section. Updated information about Krita - no longer ONG; added 4.1.7 as the last version to work with Windows Vista (newer versions do not work due to missing Win7+ DLL functions). Updated information about Sony Sound Forge - later versions up to 13.x can be ran on Vista by using the Portable version of the software (thanks to @artomberus for finding this). Fixed broken download link for Microsoft Virtual PC 2007. Added new section - "Language Translation software" Added Promt 18 to "Language Translation software" section. Added Nero 2019 Platinum (unofficial repacked version) to "Optical Disc Media Management software" Added SuperTuxKart to "Games" -> "Active Development" section. Added Adobe AIR 29.0.0.112 to "Software/game development" section. Fixed broken download links for Java 9.x. Fixed broken download link for Notepad3 4.18.512.992. Added OpenVPN 2.4.6-I602 to "VPN Clients" section.
  6. 5 points
    This appears to be from some German speaking country.
  7. 5 points
    New build of Serpent/UXP for XP! Test binary: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win32-git-20190608-19c0f5e9f-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win64-git-20190608-19c0f5e9f-xpmod.7z source code that is comparable to my current working tree is available here: https://github.com/roytam1/UXP/commits/custom NM28XP build: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win32-git-20190608-19c0f5e9f-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win64-git-20190608-19c0f5e9f-xpmod.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - Revert "Improve origin-clean algorithm" (f47d45be4) - Improve `origin-clean` algorithm based on our previous changes. (3f1ef7a67) - Remove e10s force-enable/-disable prefs and a11y considerations for starting in e10s mode. (19c0f5e9f) My changes since my last build: - Change help link for unofficial branding (Serpent) (65bd689bd) - Point release notes to author's Web page (fb327115f) - Update Help link to point to msfn.org (a9836cb56) - Remove palemoon.org from New Moon branding (9e4dfbda3) - Merge pull request #2 from Mathwi/Mathwi-patch-2 (9cee045fd) - Merge pull request #1 from Mathwi/Mathwi-patch-1 (7a5bba6f8) - Redirect support URLs away from palemoon.org (1de2444bc) - Redirect browser.feedback.url from palemoon.org (426aef14c) - Update app.support.baseURL pref again (7254c3400) - Merge pull request #2 from Mathwi/custom (a7ad0dde7) - Revert "Remove e10s force-enable/-disable prefs and a11y considerations for starting in e10s mode."
  8. 5 points
    Artweaver 6 unofficially works on Vista. It can be installed without any tricks.
  9. 5 points
    I wanna tell you something that happened to me. I have a network populated by Windows XP machines, all patched and with Avast and they are all connected to internet and they use it on a daily basis for any sort of stuff. There are other machines in the network that are running other OS like Fedora Linux with Nod32 antivirus and Android with Avast as well. Last but not least, there are virtual machines with Win10, Win98 and other versions of Windows for testing purposes, but they are not accessible from the outside world. Recently we decided to setup a test bench in bare metal, running Windows Server 2019 and connect it to internet and the outside world. We've got an email from the ISP stating that one of our machines has probably been compromised as it has been used in an attack. Later on, we found out that the attacker managed to get access to the machine by using a vulnerability in the RDP protocol of Windows Server 2019. The machine had all the latest updates installed, but no antivirus or firewall other than the default Microsoft ones (it was a test bench after all). It's funny how someone who attacked a network full of Windows XP machines just ignored them, went straight to the one running Windows Server 2019 and managed to compromise it... It surely makes you think...
  10. 4 points
    Windows XP has been spotted (specifically an embedded version) in a recent CNBC video:
  11. 4 points
    Time for another spotted XP! This time i saw it inside the Chernobyl's Nuclear Reactor Lithuanian video. Fun thing: the room where the XP computer is to monitor's the new "sarcophagus" built back 2016.
  12. 4 points
    It seems that MCP people don't notice MFSA2019-18, I ported mozilla upstream change to my SP55 and UXP repo (fx45 repo will wait for TenFourFox's changes) EDIT: actually they did aware that. how did they get different conclusion than TenFourFox? http://tenfourfox.blogspot.com/2019/06/stand-by-for-fpr14-spr1-chemspill.html
  13. 4 points
    An update about the Wayback Machine saving process. I finally got some courage and, after thinking, searching, reading and even asking for help (a big thank you to them! ), wrote a Python script that automates that said saving process. It's sloooooow but restartable (i.e. will continue with the first link left unprocessed), so it will take a while to go through the links @ED_Sln posted before. But rest assured that, eventually, all those links will appear on the Wayback Machine! Right now (at the time of writing), 284 links had been processed
  14. 4 points
    I can control myself, therefore no public download links! Honestly, MS can integrate even more censorship modules and other nonsense in their current "permanent construction site", which goes past me. I continue to use Windows XP!
  15. 4 points
    New New Moon 27 Build! 32bit https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.9.6.win32-git-20190615-b33dced90-xpmod.7z 32bit SSE https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.9.6.win32-git-20190615-b33dced90-xpmod-sse.7z 32bit noSSE https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.9.6.win32-git-20190615-b33dced90-xpmod-ia32.7z 64bit https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.9.6.win64-git-20190615-b33dced90-xpmod.7z source repo: https://github.com/roytam1/palemoon27 repo changes since my last build: - import change from rmottola/Arctic-Fox: - Bug 1143412 - Make sure that we run apt-get update. Otherwise, the install of packages will fail (1fae884ff) - Bug 1143014 - fix header sort order in mfbt/ (5b0797dee) - Bug 1142586 - avoid asking the link service for online status on CHANGED. (7f265c51b) - Bug 1134942 - Whitelist fstatat and unlinkat for B2G content processes. (18fda02ce) - Bug 1140111 - Whitelist readlinkat along with readlink. (45ab582d9) - Bug 906996 - Remove unlink from B2G content process syscall whitelist. (94e89c020) - Bug 1141885 - Make readlink() fail instead of allowing it, for B2G content processes. (12c3bb9a2) - Bug 1136221 - SIMD (interpreter): relax type requirement for Int32x4Bool. (148a97f37) - Bug 1141629 - SIMD: Clarify that reciprocal and reciprocalSqrt are approximations. (964c6dbc5) (b33dced90)
  16. 4 points
    JRE 9 and JDK 9 x86 - https://mega.nz/#F!gD41iCjQ!YMoTWKGtiJyym7bWDuj7kQ jre-9.0.4_windows-x86_bin.exe and jdk-9.0.3+9_windows-x86_bin.exe :)
  17. 4 points
    Or the update was posted by mistake. If this is so, then it means that updates for XP are released, but they are simply not published anywhere.
  18. 4 points
    @artomberus ... Actually, the very last build of Vivaldi on the stable (release) branch that would run on Vista SP2 is 1.1.453.59, based on Chromium 50.0.2661.102 source code: The screengrab is actually from an unofficial portable installation (in PAF format); search for it on the web... Official link to the v1.1.453.59 (32-bit) installer: https://downloads.vivaldi.com/stable/Vivaldi.1.1.453.59.exe The very last build of Vivaldi on the snapshot (dev) channel that would run on Vista SP2 was indeed 1.2.470.11, based on Chromium 50.0.2661.89 source code: (... again, this is a portable installation in PAF format). The relevant vivaldi blog entry is: https://vivaldi.com/blog/snapshots/snapshot-1-2-470-11-editable-gestures-2/ but, as you found out, ALL binary links are 404'ed now... TBH, both builds date to May 2016, which means they are probably unsafe to browse today's web with, not to mention that many sites have dropped long ago Chromium 50 compatibility; YMMV, but poor site/page rendering is highly probable ; if you plan to install uB0, 1.16.18/1.16.20 is the last one (but hard to find as a .CRX file) that successfully works with those old builds... I only have on disk the 32-bit version of Vivaldi 1.2.470.11[dev] (file Vivaldi.1.2.470.11.exe, dig. sig. of Wed, May 4th 2016, 17:08:01), but I am unsure as to whether I am allowed to share it here... Don't have time currently to search exhaustively for an archived link for it (sadly, web.archive.org doesn't appear to have salvaged it )...
  19. 4 points
    I am opposed to the idea that RT should have to 'worry' about some 'internalized' ADD ON working with his Browsers. It seems like that ADD ONS (LEGACY) can 'stand on their own' -- so LET them do that. (Evil Humor) And, @VistaLover enjoys solving SOME riddles related to 'Ghosts in the Old Machines' https://o.rths.cf/boc-uxp/ RT has some ADD ONS (*.xpi files) listed for download at his above URL for BNAV Browser. https://legacycollector.org/firefox-addons/ This above URL has Firefox LEGACY ADD ONS too. Just a straight forward download, no install involved. https://legacycollector.org/firefox-addons/722/index.html NoScript Security Suite
  20. 4 points
    Time Zone Update released DST changes in Windows for Morocco and the Palestinian Authority KB4501226! Download via Update Catalog http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=xp embedded KB4501226 http://download.windowsupdate.com/d/msdownload/update/software/uprl/2019/06/windowsxp-kb4501226-x86-embedded-enu_708fe12ecfbbb070821a87fd538af3b6b6fd3084.exe
  21. 4 points
    We are all well aware of the mess WannaCry caused, yet it was mostly due to unpatched Win7 machines, not the ones running Windows XP, so here we are, years apart, with computers running Windows XP. We can see the programme opened in which the doctor was filling the forms and the obvious bar at the very bottom showing that it's Windows XP (no POSReady or whatever, plain XP). I wonder whether these machines are patched or not... (If you are wondering what that medicine is, it's something to encourage you to p*** and it's not for me. I was "lucky", though, 'cause another doctor asked the one I was talking to a consultation and as soon as she walked out of the room I took the chance to take a picture of the screen. When she came back, she suspected nothing).
  22. 4 points
    It looks like VLC 3.0.7 stable was released today.
  23. 4 points
    I agree that someone from MCP coming onto this thread and striking a disagreeable attitude, making threats, and generally being unpleasant, doesn't exactly predispose folks here to try to accommodate their wishes. And it's also true that to the extent there are "branding" issues with unofficial builds, they are the fault of MCP themselves, not @roytam1. So I can sort of understand having a spiteful attitude toward MCP and their demands. But I think we already decided we weren't undertaking a full rebranding of New Moon or Serpent anyhow. At this point, all we're talking about is getting rid of the "you've successfully upgraded" Web page and redirecting a few Web pages that come up when users of @roytam1's browsers use the Help menu. It's just not that big of a deal, and it's worth doing anyhow for the benefit of New Moon / Serpent users (not to mention msfn.org, which stands to gain a few more members). If it eases tensions with MCP a bit too, so much the better. (And if someone's really stubborn about it, they can switch all their prefs back in about:config anyhow.)
  24. 4 points
    uB0-legacy has just been updated to version 1.16.4.11; those without uB0 updater installed, should download and install manually: https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/releases/tag/firefox-legacy-1.16.4.11 Also, latest NM28-compatible language-packs have been (recently) updated to v28.6.0_RC2 : https://github.com/JustOff/pale-moon-localization/releases/tag/28.6.0_RC2
  25. 4 points
    I think @VistaLover has a point, here. Changing both app.support.* strings to default straight here to this thread on MSFN is easy to do and might be a good 1st step. This @roytam1 might implement already in his next installment of the compiled versions of all browsers he's providing modded versions for XP. It's much simpler than rebranding, uncontroversial and breaks nothing, while being an incontrovertible proof something is actually being done to proactively prevent people from going to PM forums for support.
  26. 3 points
    New build of Serpent/UXP for XP! Test binary: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win32-git-20190622-d7359c38b-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win64-git-20190622-d7359c38b-xpmod.7z source code that is comparable to my current working tree is available here: https://github.com/roytam1/UXP/commits/custom NM28XP build: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win32-git-20190622-d7359c38b-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win64-git-20190622-d7359c38b-xpmod.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - Remove UnboxedArray code part 1 (c2b5f396e) - Remove UnboxedArray code part 2 (c8300fbd6) - Merge branch 'master' into remove-unboxed (ba9e648ce) - Inline combined methods for NativeObject and UnboxedArrayObject accesses. (e34920575) - Issue #1132 - Add application executable location to the about:support page. (a072b02d9) - Make use of ArrayObjects in favor of generic JS objects. (e95089d84) - Remove unused LIR temp register for unboxed arrays. (93ce7c737) - Remove unboxed array context option and shell flag. (ec96ef3b7) - Remove functors for array natives. (ef8e0ce60) - Update ICU to 58.3 (76c640c28) - Update `update-tzdata.sh` to use git instead of svn, and not try to auto-commit with hg. (59666845b) - Update tzdata resource files (368a684f8) - Update tzdata SpiderMonkey files (b17a1f211) - Merge pull request #1136 from MoonchildProductions/Update_ICU (24864f942) - Force clobber for ICU update (ca2e36f9c) - Fix typo in ArrayShiftMoveElements (9153838ea) - Convert CopyBoxedOrUnboxedDenseElements to something that doesn't crash. (3c878b1e3) - Clean up and rename MoveBoxedOrUnboxedDenseElements. (8d2929313) - Replace SetOrExtendBoxedOrUnboxedDenseElements with direct calls. (85f9a95dd) - Remove and clean up more code. (e9aac71c6) - Update comment (625366321) - Remove JSOP_SPREADCALLARRAY and just use JSOP_NEWARRAY again. (772cd4b18) - Remove/inline CanonicalizeArrayLengthValue. (ccb3f2b73) - Tabs -> Spaces (no code change) (fcc11b2fe) - Revert "Add Yandex (ru) search plugin" (77a9720ac) - Merge pull request #1137 from MoonchildProductions/remove-unboxed-checked (276f6583e) - Merge pull request #1133 from Ascrod/master (14b635fa5) - [Basilisk] Fix packaging when sync is not built (9ded0778e) - Merge pull request #1139 from g4jc/disable_sync (a2f961b34) - Call a more generic function when inlining array natives. (32d13a164) - Merge branch 'master' of https://github.com/MoonchildProductions/UXP (2a5466cfb) - Clean up the nsis installer script a litte. (d7359c38b) My changes since my last build: - ported upstream mozilla esr60 changes: bug1515052, bug1539219, bug1547757, bug1555523 (bc81a6d5f)
  27. 3 points
    XPS Essentials Pack (All available languages! The installer of the same name contains a respective MUI file.) Archived at WayBack!
  28. 3 points
    @foxzzy First, I want to welcome you to the MSFN forums ... However, and any forum admin will probably agree with me, it's not polite or even compliant with forum rules to have your second post be a slightly reworded version of your first one, asking about the exact same thing... You made your first post here: <thread link invalidated because of thread merge: it's the 1st post on this thread, now> and @Mathwiz was kind enough to provide you with links to the main MSE thread, where your query should have been answered, beyond any doubt... Did you ever bother reading the relevant posts (found in the "last-ish" thread pages...) ? You obviously didn't like the answer you received and you opted to come back with this duplicate query/thread... This is a real faux pas... MSE/XP is dead; first, M$ made its engine non-XP compatible; an interim mitigation was applied, but the final end was imminent: M$ also changed the "format" (for lack of a better term) of the actual definitions to be only compatible with the updated (non-XP compatible) engine; any attempt to patch those files will invalidate their file signatures/HASHes and render them "corrupt", unable to be used even with the old engine... What you're asking is for someone to deeply patch official Microsoft files (both engine DLL and definition files); even if some able person manages this, it wouldn't be allowed to post here "hacked" Microsoft files... FWIW, MSE is kept going by M$ only for the sake of Windows 7 (and they are being gracious to those few Vista users, too); once Win7 reaches EoS in several months, the future is unclear for "legacy" MSE (replaced by updated WD in Win8+)...
  29. 3 points
    I know we are most likely done with constantly trying to hack/patch MSE to keep using it...... but I have to say, I miss the constant and wise, comforting presence of heinoganda
  30. 3 points
    Today I notice the ads are gone... since I know money has been tight on the forum and I cant personally donate I'm a bit concerned that the forum wont get enough revenue if they stay broken. What's happening with them?
  31. 3 points
    More anti-malware / security programs still supporting Vista could be added to the first post: CryptoPrevent Anti-Malware https://www.d7xtech.com/cryptoprevent-anti-malware/ https://www.d7xtech.com/faq/what-happened-to-cryptoprevent-free-edition/ Cybergenic Shade Sandbox https://www.shadesandbox.com/ Dr. Web https://products.drweb.com/win/security_space/?lng=en https://products.drweb.com/win/av/?lng=en https://products.drweb.com/home/katana/?lng=en Hitman (now owned by Sophos) https://www.hitmanpro.com/en-us/hmp.aspx https://www.hitmanpro.com/en-us/alert.aspx Jetico Personal Firewall https://www.jetico.com/free-security-tools/block-out-bad-guys-jetico-personal-firewall KeyScrambler https://www.qfxsoftware.com/ks-windows/which-keyscrambler.htm NoVirusThanks programs https://www.novirusthanks.org/products/anti-autoexec/ https://www.novirusthanks.org/products/syshardener/ https://www.novirusthanks.org/products/registry-guard/ https://www.novirusthanks.org/products/registry-guard-service/ Qihoo 360 https://www.360totalsecurity.com/en/features/360-total-security-essential/ https://www.360totalsecurity.com/en/features/360-total-security/ RogueKiller https://www.adlice.com/download/roguekiller/ SecureAPlus https://www.secureaplus.com/download simplewall (partial support) https://www.henrypp.org/product/simplewall SpyShelter https://www.spyshelter.com/download-spyshelter/ TinyWall https://tinywall.pados.hu/download.php TrustPort https://www.trustport.com/en/support/frequently-asked-questions Unchecky https://unchecky.com/faq Xvirus https://xvirus.net/xvirus-personal-firewall.html#xvirus-firewall https://xvirus.net/#anti-malware Zemana https://www.zemana.com/antimalware https://www.zemana.com/antilogger
  32. 3 points
    This is not true: if by "official" site you mean https://noscript.net/ then change to the "get it!' tab and scroll down a bit:
  33. 3 points
    Where's @Bersaglio? I assume we can just change "192" to "207" in the links below. I'm about to give it a try anyway. Edit: Apparently works fine. (Avast did scan "plugin-container.exe" for me, but didn't find any malware!)
  34. 3 points
    Alright, so about my server issue: FALSE ALARM. Nothing was compromised As a precaution more security is in place now, though. I’ll hopefully have it back up tomorrow (therefore my installer for roys builds will work again) sorry for any inconvenience about that
  35. 3 points
    @Mcinwwl Try it with the help of "https://web.archive.org". For this I found a website where the original links of Windows Live Essentials 2009 are available (https://xhavitks.de.tl/Messenger.htm). Now take the desired link, for example from "Download Windows Live Essentials (Messenger) 2009 - Polish (full)" (http://g.live.com/1rewlive3/pl/wlsetup-all.exe). Insert this link into the search of Wayback Machine, I found the best in 2014 (Jun 6). Give the process some time. I've downloaded 41 languages myself, but I have no way to upload them permanently. If anyone has a chance I can upload them, so you can send me a PM.
  36. 3 points
    Great news! @WinClient5270 will not have to edit the listings for AVG and Avast to add, "Works on build 6002 but causes BSODs on build 6003." (However there could be other build 6003 incompatibilities lurking out there.)
  37. 3 points
  38. 3 points
    Success finally. All updates installed and Avast 18.8 running OK now. @Vistapocalypse. Thanks for your link to spiceworks. I was following that thread too and the persistence of @spicehead-3vg61 grabbed the attention of @Peter (Avast) mentioning my original post here at MSFN. The first Avast/AVG micro-update (released in April) did indeed change my registry settings for Csrss as @artomberus showed in his screen shot (but in my case using Avast instead of AVG) but my system was still BSOD on reboot. Avast was showing:- Avast program version 18.8.2356 (build 18.8.4084.0) Virus definitions version 190521-4 After confirmation from @Peter (Avast) on 4th June, I ran the Avast Emergency Updater: (just to be sure) (at this stage I had not seen a difference in the ‘About Avast info’) C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvEmUpdate.exe as detailed here. After a reboot: Avast now showing:- Avast program version 18.8.2356 (build 18.8.4084.0) Virus definitions version 190606-4 It appears that Avast Free (For Home) did not update to program version 19.3 (and later to 19.5) as indicated here for (Avast Business Antivirus) but remains at 18.8, BUT now the second micro-update (within the Virus definition update) (released on 4th June) has resolved the BSOD and I am now up to date with MS Updates...Phew!
  39. 3 points
    New build of Serpent/UXP for XP! Test binary: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win32-git-20190601-363bfeb2c-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.2.win64-git-20190601-363bfeb2c-xpmod.7z source code that is comparable to my current working tree is available here: https://github.com/roytam1/UXP/commits/custom NM28XP build: Win32 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win32-git-20190601-363bfeb2c-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-28.6.0a1.win64-git-20190601-363bfeb2c-xpmod.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - add main thread only cache for nsIAtoms to speed up atomization dom/base (a3434ba00) - add main thread only cache for nsIAtoms to speed up atomization xpcom/ds (ddff63b2d) - remove unnecessary spaces (58ff91d97) - make HTML parser to use faster atomization in main thread (a371a69a7) - Lots of time spent maintaining nsDisplayLayerEventRegions (#1116) (622ad88c5) - Add missing NS_AtomizeMainThread(nameToUse); (7214f0814) - Fix architecture flag for PPC64 (e24e6346b) - Issue #1102 - Disable <meta http-equiv=set-cookie> (ca9e6a4fa) - change for nsNodeInfoManager.cpp (c0c64138c) - Merge pull request #1114 from g4jc/disable-meta-cookie (722607270) - Merge pull request #1115 from win7-7/NS_Atomize-cache (915ffc660) - Make nsFind::Find handle empty string searches. (b89570e31) - [libpng] Backport an upstream libpng patch. (80eb8e08d) - NodeInfoManager should use a local cache (449cb277d) - [js, ARM] Always check error return from BufferOffset::diffB. (a24d62130) - [IndexedDB] Call SendFailureResult if the actor has been destroyed. (9dfb9401a) - Avoid some useless ForgetSkippable handling while we're already dealing with snow-white objects. (57e5655e8) - [Basilisk/Pale Moon] Update region.properties. (764e2a624) - use memcmp for nsIAtom Equals to improve performance xpcom/ds (733f6b770) - use memcmp for nsIAtom Equals to improve performance parser/html (bf1e5431f) - Issue #246 - Revert "Revert "Remove unwanted newtab page code"" (1eca3c3a6) - Issue #246 - Remove more of compact mode and newtab junk from Basilisk (73d1087fc) - [media] Rewrite AudioConverter::DownmixAudio (c4e345b6d) - Merge pull request #1121 from win7-7/nsHtml5PortabilitylocalEqualsBuffer-pr (1f239f817) - Merge pull request #1119 from win7-7/NodeInfoManager-local-cache (02b10f4bd) - Add commit message style guidelines (#1117) (a5bef2b46) - Issue #246 - Remove "enhanced" newtab code from toolkit (8db31d536) - Issue #246 - Remove "enhanced" newtab code from Pale Moon (97477c1e9) - Bump platform version for primarily #1112 and #1061 (104cd501a) - Merge pull request #1122 from adeshkp/remove-newtab-basilisk (63d677035) - [Pale Moon] Fix event.stopPropagation is not defined when clicking the show/hide tiles on about:newtab (a38cc1a2f) - [places] Prevent some abuse of smart queries. (5b5743eee) - Port an upstream Skia fix. (47c52f2dc) - Improve origin-clean algorithm (fb1b45e5f) - Update HSTS preload list (c7138e3b9) - Ensure we AddRef prior to early return in MediaType::Assign. (b3632493a) - Disallow res external protocol handler. (65991dc1f) - Make extra sure Compositables don't refer back to layers after reassignment. (9b655e366) - Tweak some NSPR variables for Darwin. (66b55fbc0) - Improve efficiency of (C++) heap allocations related to BytecodeEmitter::code. (6cc615bbe) - Merge branch 'master' of https://github.com/MoonchildProductions/UXP (678a41b29) - Perform a size check when dealing with clipboard data to be sure. (1fe365eba) - Fix #1091 deprot (50062bdfc) - Make nsFind::Find actually use a string type as input. (d873bd969) - Treat *.jnlp as an executable class file, like *.jar (21495c589) - [WebGL] Enable size limit on Linux. (231155288) - Show the update UI instantly instead of after 10 minutes of inactivity (cee913be9) - [Pale Moon] Update the check for updates menu item logic for already staged automatic updates (d197e65f4) - Merge branch 'master' of https://github.com/MoonchildProductions/UXP (363bfeb2c)
  40. 3 points
    For those of you that don't know. There is a new 2019 update for XP / XP x64 & Server 2003 / Server 2003 x64 ! https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/search.aspx?q=4500331.
  41. 3 points
    Hello everyone, this time I do not bring a question if not a solution for all users who are still using Windows Vista in 2019, how to install new versions of the .NET Framework in Windows Vista! Tested versions for me: 4.6.2 | 4.7 Requirements to be able to update net framework in Vista to more recent versions: Service Pack 2 installed (I recommend having the platform supplement and all the updates until April 2017) Net Framework 4.6.1 (Latest version compatible tested until moment with Vista) Compressor files like WinRAR or 7zip Warning: You will not be able to use Windows Update again in Vista after installing NET Framework 4.6.2 or 4.7.2, I recommend updating the system with all the updates until April 2017! Let's start with the procedure: Download the net framework version chosen in this case 4.7.2 from the MS page With our file compressor open the executable to install net framework and look for the file ParameterInfo.xml and copy it to the desktop Open the xml and search this line: <BlockIf DisplayText="#(loc.Blocker_UnSupportedOS)" ID="UnSupportedOS"> Replace all this code: <BlockIf DisplayText="#(loc.Blocker_UnSupportedOS)" ID="UnSupportedOS"> <And> <Equals LeftHandSide="Installing" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <Operation /> </Equals> <Or> <Or> <GreaterThanOrEqualTo LeftHandSide="6.1.0" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <TargetOS /> </GreaterThanOrEqualTo> <And> <Equals LeftHandSide="6.2" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <TargetOS /> </Equals> <Equals LeftHandSide="Client" BoolWhenNonExistent="false" Id="IsClient"> <RegKeyValue Location="HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\InstallationType" /> </Equals> </And> </Or> <And> <Equals LeftHandSide="10.0" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <TargetOS /> </Equals> <GreaterThan LeftHandSide="14393" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <RegKeyValue Location="HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\CurrentBuildNumber" /> </GreaterThan> </And> </Or> </And> </BlockIf> For this other code: <BlockIf DisplayText="#(loc.Blocker_UnSupportedOS)" ID="UnSupportedOS"> <And> <Equals LeftHandSide="Installing" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <Operation /> </Equals> <Or> <Or> <GreaterThan LeftHandSide="6.0.0" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <TargetOS /> </GreaterThan> <Equals LeftHandSide="6.1.0" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <TargetOS /> </Equals> </Or> <And> <And Id="Is2k8ServerCore"> <And> <And> <And> <LessThanOrEqualTo LeftHandSide="6.0.0" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <TargetOS /> </LessThanOrEqualTo> <GreaterThan LeftHandSide="6.1.0" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <TargetOS /> </GreaterThan> </And> <Not> <Equals LeftHandSide="Client" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <TargetOSType /> </Equals> </Not> </And> <Exists> <FileVersion Location="%windir%\system32\oclist.exe" /> </Exists> </And> <Exists> <Path Location="%windir%\system32\scregedit.wsf" /> </Exists> </And> <Not> <LessThanOrEqualTo LeftHandSide="4.0.31106.0" BoolWhenNonExistent="false"> <FileVersion Location="%windir%\System32\mscoree.dll" /> </LessThanOrEqualTo> </Not> </And> </Or> </And> </BlockIf> After saving the file open the net framework executable Open the label that you have installed Vista in this case C and you should find a folder with a long name that includes hexadecimal characters, open it and quickly replace the XML ParameterInfo that you edited. Note: I may still show you that it is not compatible, this is tedious and annoying but try several times as fast as possible to replace the xml ParamenterInfo while the files are being extracted before the installation begins! Net framework updated in Windows Vista! Screenshots here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=14gKJ6JlY1XxeDvcZtS7WdfncfnbHRAnZ https://drive.google.com/open?id=1r8bmcCjJ30UewCxCXgraMKunbhrk9ynb https://drive.google.com/open?id=1gdvPTKUbvEMPCBK2u-Osfxk-Fnttl3as
  42. 3 points
    OK. I've just sanitized this thread. Please do post all rampant paranoia posts on the proper thread, instead: The posts that should already have been posted in the above thread were moved into it. Thanks for your cooperation.
  43. 3 points
    For those who want to check the status of port 3389: https://www.yougetsignal.com/tools/open-ports/
  44. 3 points
    Someone may have mentioned this before, but Windows Vista seems to run fine with Haswell if it is installed on another computer and then the hard drive is moved to a Haswell system. I tried this with Windows Vista 32-bit (but it should work with any version) and had no problems arise. I didn't install drivers or do any extensive testing but it seemed to be fine. This was with a Q87 motherboard and an i7-4790 CPU. I do plan on setting up the OS properly in the future, so I'll see if anything changes.
  45. 3 points
    At a local supermarket: I had also stopped at an office with a beige P!!!/4 tower complete with two CD-ROM and two floppy drives. It wasn't on though or else I would have grabbed two XPs in one day!
  46. 3 points
    Even when "Automatic Updates" is turned OFF in the Control Panel, which has been my selected setting since at least 2007, there is an eponymous sevice which is set to "Automatic" by default, which I've always kept untouched. I'm disabling it right now. It might solve the issue in an easily reversible way, IMO, being an alternative to removing the POSReady key. Let's see what happens... Cross your fingers!
  47. 3 points
    New build of post-deprecated Serpent/moebius for XP! * Notice: This repo will not be built on regular schedule, and changes are experimental as usual. ** Current moebius patch level should be on par with 52.9, but some security patches can not be applied/ported due to source milestone differences between versions. Test binary: Win32 http://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk55-win32-git-20190525-7f9cc28f1-xpmod.7z Win64 http://o.rths.cf/basilisk/basilisk55-win64-git-20190525-7f9cc28f1-xpmod.7z repo: https://github.com/roytam1/basilisk55 Repo changes: - ported changes from mozilla upstream: bug1351303, bug1352235, bug1371508, bug1430268, bug1352734 (7f9cc28f1)
  48. 3 points
    New New Moon 27 Build! 32bit https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.9.6.win32-git-20190525-8e9351569-xpmod.7z 32bit SSE https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.9.6.win32-git-20190525-8e9351569-xpmod-sse.7z 32bit noSSE https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.9.6.win32-git-20190525-8e9351569-xpmod-ia32.7z 64bit https://o.rths.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.9.6.win64-git-20190525-8e9351569-xpmod.7z source repo: https://github.com/roytam1/palemoon27 repo changes since my last build: - import change from rmottola/Arctic-Fox: - initialize webp with different mode depending on endianness (c47ba6f6e) - pointer style (09a5f12ee) - Bug 1139983 - Fail the alloc if the nursery is full in NoGC (a85408eef) - Bug 1135963. Allow JS_InitializePropertiesFromCompatibleNativeObject to deal with objects that have different prototypes. (ec8d1799b) - Bug 1066233 - Part 1: Parser suppoert for ES6 ClassExpressions. (04e536bb6) - Bug 1066233 - Part 2: Emitter support for ES6 ClassExpressions. (7e141d412) - Bug 1066233 - Part 3: Reflect.parse support for ES6 ClassExpressions. (30595e6df) - Bug 1066233 - Followup: Address a forgotten review comment. (836b26f59) - Bug 1066233 - Tests. (5df23d2e6) - Bug 1143106 - Fix construction of singleton objects during parsing when unboxed objects are in use (1749494c6) (44d5f1a6a) - ported change from mozilla upstream: bug1430268 (7bd4b2d31) - import change from rmottola/Arctic-Fox: - Bug 1143256 - Store object metadata using a weak map (38a6dc237) - Bug 1143513 - Make nsFrameList compatible with range-based syntax and utils. (2c69cf891) - Bug 1149854: Use range-based for loops when iterating over child frames in nsFlexContainerFrame.cpp. (5c1e258db) (8e9351569)
  49. 3 points
    A possible future vulnerability based on that code. It may be that it doesn't even work on Windows XP. Interesting is the possibility offered by Novirusthanks OSA which has 2 specific rules:
  50. 3 points
    @Nojus2001, you're definitely not alone. A weather forum I used to visit that closed sometime late last year or early this year was revealed to be running on Server 2003 until the bitter end. I'm sure that it's found itself mired into tonnes of big corporate networks too. It makes a wonderful workstation OS as well. And this is my 15-hour-old XP x64 install: :
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