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  1. Well now you'll never get that username change. I recommend you do not try to register more accounts, otherwise we will report you to the spam service.
    7 points
  2. Thus far.. @roytam1 has done our community an enormous service with his proficient browser builds. So, between Firefox 52.9.1 ESR; Serpent, and New Moon, I'm able to do everything I need to. When I do have to use Chrome, regrettably, Vivaldi/Opera/Iron are all only based on 49, so I only use it when I truly need to because of 5 years of gaping security holes. Otherwise.. I'm basically on a 'Rickroll'
    7 points
  3. No, you can't. Did you ever read the rules or are they like stop signs to some people? Here's a piece of advice, never engage in criminal activity. Loose lips sink ships.
    6 points
  4. @XPerceniol @sparty411 @roytam1 @VistaLover @XP-x64-Lover @RainyShadow @Win10-Hater Thank you all for the beautiful words written.
    5 points
  5. privacy.firstparty.isolate was added with FF55 so it does not work with NM28. Also privacy.userContext.ui.enabled is not available in NM28. In order to clean StartupCache you could make the modification that I have inserted some time ago in CCleaner: https://msfn.org/board/topic/178378-ccleaner-mailnews-new-moon/?tab=comments#comment-1163230 [Mozilla Startup Cache *] The setting works with the initial requirements of the topic. I did a cleanup with CCleaner for Pale Moon (which is seen as Firefox) to default values. Then I activated Startup Cache:
    5 points
  6. The Mozilla team takes the cookies problem seriously: https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/02/23/total-cookie-protection/ https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2021/01/26/supercookie-protections/ In the absence of these features in our browsers, the use of efficient anti-tracking lists becomes essential. I'm checking to enable advanced settings in my CCleaner: Mozilla DOM Store * HTML5 Store * Cookies and HSTS Cookies * It might be interesting, in the absence of the advanced settings that I use in CCleaner, to use an extension. Jus
    4 points
  7. hi I'm user of forum msfn , i don't like windows 10 becuze it spyis on me , and I use windows xp
    4 points
  8. Why Windows 10? You just could install Windows 8.1 X64 and dual boot it with your XP X86. Windows 8.1 is much better than Windows 10.
    4 points
  9. I think whether or not it'll be worth it to you depends on what you like to do with your XP machine and what parts you're able to get. During XP's support period, XP64 had a reputation for not being supported by hardware/software. I personally have rarely run into that issue ... at least until after XP lost favor with Microsoft, and compilers stopped providing support for XP, thus causing newer programs to not work. But that's a hurdle all XP OSes face. The main advantage with XP64 is the ability to run 64-bit programs. If you're doing things that require a lot of RAM (e.g. running a
    4 points
  10. First of all. What is point of this post? And second you should never ever declare yourself as hacker proof. That is like asking someone hack your system. I am not hacker proof but try reduce attack surface best I can
    4 points
  11. Care to elaborate with some actual, possibly-useful details, rather than clutter the forum with low quality postings? In my opinion, I would find it rather unlikely, no... impossible... to be hack proof. A LAN/WAN connection or even just a console is already enough for basically any machine to get busted into, depending on the dedication of the malicious person.
    4 points
  12. ^this. Also it is your life not someone else. If you want live it way you like do it while you can. Nobody else can desire what you should like or do. Something I learnt when grew up. I do not have to please anybody. And if live way you want no need regret in 40 years why did not enjoy life. No reason to stop.
    4 points
  13. For me using xp is not just the internet. It is lot more too. I got adobe photoshop, gimp2, paintdotnet, illustrator for photo editing. Then pinnacle 12, adobe premiere, avidemux for video editing. For listening radio/scaning radio freqs I got SDRsharp with RTL-SDR dongle. For tv I got happauge wintv soloHD DVB-C/DVB-T/DVB-T2 tuner that I use with DVBviewer to watch/record free tv channels. Then I got lot of films/videos/music/other contect on my hdd and windvd to play ones I got on dvd. For remote management of computers I got putty (latest build). Then I got old visual studio,
    4 points
  14. I think there is more to the old operating systems than just internet. These machines are resources of creativity with the tools, that run on them. Writing programs, graphic programs, music programs, programming tools... even if there would be no internet at all, the old computers are capable of plenty of things. I can work best with the tools that I know best, which are the old tools. Okay, the resolution may not be the highest. But as long as the hardware runs (whose spare parts cost 0 money on the scrapyard)... it would be an uneconomic choice to switch. Consider the time you need to l
    4 points
  15. Hi, there I am newbie here my name is matthew1 and I am glad to be part of this community and I think there is lot of things to learn and gain some knowledge. thanks
    3 points
  16. I will use the operating system for as long as I have old computers compatible with it where XP is the best fit, and the increased resource consumption of anything newer would be felt. To throw out a working computer as out of date, or cripple it with bloat to make it so, is an unreasonable proposal. Old applications run on WinXP, and are also much faster. As long as I don't need to exchange bleeding edge file formats with other people, this software serves me better because, in addition to its speed and efficiency, I have also learnt to use it well. It does not require new redistributables or
    3 points
  17. I voted "yes". I will continue using XP, but as a VM on my Fedora 33 (Linux). The reason for this choice are several: lack of support of new hardware, programs dropping support for pretty much everything, C++ Redistributable no longer available, can't run Skype, can't run Teams, can't properly use Office 365 unless I use the browser, no AVID Media Composer, no Davinci Resolve, no x266 or H.266 VVC decoding nor encoding, no hardware acceleration for new-ish GPUs and no drivers whatsoever for new GPUs, no proper NVME support, no new version of Java and ultimately no UEFI support. I think th
    3 points
  18. Yes great choices; I would suggest using Snappy Driver Origin personally as from what I have heard it is more reputable. Certainly is a good idea to use a variety because some catch other drivers that one may miss. Although, it's VERY important to keep in mind to make full OS image backups before installing drivers lest you end up with a blue screen of death. As sometimes driver software will hand you drivers that may not be completely compatible out of the box with XP x64; if at all that is. You can use a free disk application called MiniTool Partition Wizard Free 11.4. Just use the feature M
    3 points
  19. @VistaEX Through this post, you would get all your questions answered. If not, ask me and I will answer. Your e6430 will surely run XP x64 just fine. The memory limit of 4 GB on x86 versions is raised to 128 GB on XP (or Vista and Win7) x64. First, install XP x64. Prefer using an updated ISO. Then, install drivers using Driver booster. You can also use Snappy Driver installer, but Driver Booster worked best for me. All your drivers including Intel HD 4000 driver will be installed. Use 360Chrome for web browsing and Avast AV. For a complete guide on how to eliminate Chinese tele
    3 points
  20. New build of Serpent/UXP for XP! Test binary: Win32 https://o.rthost.win/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.8.win32-git-20210227-d9301c4-uxp-ad5a13bd5-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rthost.win/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.8.win64-git-20210227-d9301c4-uxp-ad5a13bd5-xpmod.7z source code that is comparable to my current working tree is available here: https://github.com/roytam1/UXP/commits/custom IA32 Win32 https://o.rthost.win/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.8.win32-git-20210227-d9301c4-uxp-ad5a13bd5-xpmod-ia32.7z source code that is comparable to my current working tree is available here: https://github
    3 points
  21. The original Basilisk 52 project from "upstream" did have WE support, be it somewhat inferior to the one present in the Mozilla 52.6.0 platform they forked off as UXP; the MCP devs disabled/removed some WE features/APIs initially, e.g. id-less WEs were not supported, because Basilisk 52 does not observe extension-signing... Having partial WE support in their test UXP browser application (Basilisk) was something the MCP people felt quite uneasy about, given their lack of any will to further maintain that part of the platform code; coupled with their general disdain/aversion for WE (a Goog
    3 points
  22. If you specify the names of your installed devices, maybe you could find recomendations of drivers for older Windows versions.
    3 points
  23. I cannot find any information relating to Minecraft changing requirements to Windows 10 only.
    3 points
  24. the source leaks have no real security impact
    3 points
  25. Just to let you know, Video preview does not work in latest official Palemoon.
    3 points
  26. WinNTSetup 4.5.1 - VHD GUI will be saved to ini - ini option BootMountExclude supports DiskID - fixes listview font on non darkmode
    3 points
  27. I cannot be hacked because I RAM Overlay.
    3 points
  28. Hey welcome welcome
    3 points
  29. I think I've see you around here somewhere .. hehe ... welcome :)
    3 points
  30. Try: "RLUSB Generic USB Mass Storage Driver for Windows 95. This Driver supports USB Floppy, CD, DVD and Blu-Ray Drives in addition to Hard Drives and Keys." Also: "Windows 98 RTM has a flaw causing occasional corruption of IDE as well as USB Drives, when transferring data, so use of USB Drives in Windows 98 RTM is not recommended."
    3 points
  31. For me, remembering the past brings me great pain if I'm to be totally honest. Actually, there is a difference, though, between Nostalgic and Wistful. Speaking computers and legacy items from the past ... nothing wrong with 'digging up bones' ' / 'blast from the past' - so to speak. We get a chance to appreciate what others were seeing as brand spanking new and fresh at that time in history. Sometimes it bring lots of us comfort to seek out what is familiar, it seems, at times, just when we get the 'hang' of it ... boom - things are already obsolete; its frustrating. So, being nostalgic is fin
    3 points
  32. I wouldn't consider myself to be a hardcore diehard; I just enjoy it, and for me, it's a challenge to keep it running. When somebody says you 'can't' do something, that makes me want to prove them wrong even more! I intend to hold on to it so long as my aging hardware continues to grow old gracefully :)
    3 points
  33. I still use XP as my default OS, and hope to continue to do so for a very long time yet. I have to have Windows 10 as well now because I have programs I need, like Adobe editing and web publishing programs, which now will only run on 64 bit Windows 10. For general use I still much prefer the UI of XP though.
    3 points
  34. We'll see what the future holds, but like most of the other responses so far, I've no intention of giving up Windows XP for my daily driver computer. Even when I had decided to stick with XP back in the Vista days I knew that would mean eventually needing other machines for certain tasks. After all, Microsoft first tried to force gamers into upgrading to the newest Windows OS with Halo 2's release (and with deciding to make DX10 Vista-only, a tactic they've repeatedly used since). So I knew even back then I'd need a dedicated gaming PC not running XP at a certain point. Yet here I am, sti
    3 points
  35. This last version of Open Hardware Monitor that I recommend for Windows XP x86: v0.9.2 Dated 01-03-2020 https://openhardwaremonitor.org/files/openhardwaremonitor-v0.9.2.zip You can forget about these later versions: v0.9.3 and v0.9.3.1-alpha will run in windows XP but gives me a CPU core no.4 load that is obviously wrong at +90%. Not matching the task manager. v0.9.3.5-alpha, v0.9.4, v0.9.5 and v0.9.6 are not Windows XP compatible. Requires .NET Framework version 4.5.
    2 points
  36. That sounds like a new computer? So it should have a 64-Bit capable processor at least, which our computers got around 2007. Smaller computers like netbooks came shortly afterwards, like the Intel Atom of 2009, which was still 32-Bit only. You have to get the proper Windows XP drivers for your machine. The question is, whether the manuafacturer provides any Windows XP drivers. Brand new motherboards won't have XP support, because Microsoft ended the XP support a lot of years ago. By the way, I like "duel booting" too! Old Windows 98 Pentium 3 against a Linux notebook with an Intel At
    2 points
  37. Open the addon with 7-zip or a similar program and on the root there’s a file manifest.json. If you’re using 7-zip right click edit to open it and nine lines down you’ll see: "strict_min_version": "68.0" Just change it to this: "strict_min_version": "52.0" Save and close and it should install. I already had the previous version on there so all that was needed was to swap the old one with the new one.
    2 points
  38. Hi , I do not know if you care about the warranty . If you don't , you may just detach WinBonds' chip pins 7 and 8 from the board , it is located near the USB . The first pin is marked by a dot . So the number eight is right across . This will allow to bypass the uplink directly to the controller. This is intended for people with at least some skills , I'm sure you have them , but I'm not responsible for any damage . I did that with mine and it worked . It now shows as generic storage device with the right amount of capacity , I can format it and if I remove the HDD from the enclosure and plug
    2 points
  39. yes lol Wonder if offical microsoft service pack for windows 98FE adressed corruption issue. I remember downloading update to from windows update before got win98SE cd and even on win98fe only reason to drive corruption was bsod caused by one driver. I used 98FE 7 years and flash drives never caused issues
    2 points
  40. I'm not sure about it, as it seems that .NET is a bit of a black hole as far as Vista is concerned. Versions 4.6.2 and above have some antipathy to Vista in some way, and I have trouble figuring it out.
    2 points
  41. That drive probably died. Did it have some light before when it was working? If yes, does it light up now? Try to test it somewhere else - set top box, game console, TV, phone (with USB OTG cable), whatever else you have with USB drive support. Maybe just the connector got broken off the drive board - try pushing the drive to one side while plugged, then try to the other side. If there is any sign of life from it, open the case and solder the connector.
    2 points
  42. @exogenesis, @roytam1 https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=335545 https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=335545#c14 https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=208270 Google searches also implicate browser extensions... clipboardcache files are also created by your OS's clipboard manager, when you copy to the clipboard content exceeding some minimum size: http://jonathan.lalou.free.fr/?p=121 If you want absolute privacy, don't copy/paste login credentials in your browser, type them instead directly (unless, of course, you've been infected
    2 points
  43. Do you have any other computers/laptops in wherever youre residing right now? If yes then try plugging the not working USB into another computer/laptop and see if it works. The USB might've just died, or the XP laptop just doesn't work with this particular one.
    2 points
  44. No, this is some kind of problem you have, my XP opens flash drives with FAT, NTFS and exFAT.
    2 points
  45. I have to agree with this! A few years ago, I needed to install Visual Studio for a class I was taking, and since my daily driver laptop was (and still is) a 2012 MacBook Pro (Ivy Bridge i7-based), I figured I'd install it to a VM for convenience. Well, that was a mistake, as it took over three hours to install, and it was so slow it was worthless. So instead, I used an older version of Visual Studio on my Dell Latitude D630 running Windows 2000 or XP (or maybe it was Notepad++ with a standalone compiler?); the instructor kept looking at me funny for doing this, as he was a big fan
    2 points
  46. No, I used to say also that I will use WinXP forever too, but it became unusable for my everyday needs, so I switched to q4OS Linux with xpq4 theme and from then I never looked back at it. Of course I still keep an XP VM around, If I need software that does not work with wine...
    2 points
  47. Individual Windows XP updates can still be downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog. I suggest that we archive them and also generate a list of SHA-2 hashes so we can keep the update files and verify that they haven't been tampered with.
    2 points
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