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  1. 6 points
    New Build! 32bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win32-git-20180121-4b2c1b329-xpmod.7z 32bit noSSE https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win32-git-20180121-4b2c1b329-xpmod-ia32.7z 64bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win64-git-20180121-4b2c1b329-xpmod.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - Collapse notification bar in fullscreen (c1bcdecae) - Removed "on Windows" from comment (e335a9f6f) - Merge pull request #1576 from SpockMan02/master (f4444d4f2) - Remove WebRTC - Part 1: Configure (ccbc20a0f) - Added function for a showTabPreviews pref (10d74de4d) - Added checkbox for showTabPreviews (46f6b0ae5) - Added browser.ctrlTab.previews pref (951495c63) - Added label for showTabPreviews (295aee74e) - Removed unnecessary showTabPreviews function (2dd6ae6d4) - Remove WebRTC - Part 2: Remove all WebRTC files that are not depended upon by the rest of the build system (b16a33e19) - Merge pull request #1583 from binoc-central/webrtc-sec (08263752a) - Made showTabPreviews checkbox string less hand-holding (d208ead3c) - Merge pull request #1582 from SpockMan02/master (d9292ecaf) - Adjust the theme to account for natural border width rounding. (afa34c7a6) - Version bump (new cycle) (7f021126b) - Remove extraneous "tab". (fb9110941) - Implement ES6 22.1.3.31 Array.prototype[@@unscopables] (ee9d53abb) - Add Eyedropper to the app menu (9b2f63ec2) - Merge pull request #1589 from janekptacijarabaci/devtools_appmenu_eyedropper_1 (b5709d37b) - Add check for Windows 8.1 version (bdaa898f7) - Perform an `XCTO: nosniff` check only for 2xx responses (394350218) - Don't use transparency optimization for theme items in Windows 8 or later with a high contrast theme in use. (3dc0774f7) - Shut up rpmlint (73983c688) - Merge pull request #1593 from JustOff/PR_nosniff_2xx_only (538dfb780) - Don't style the menu bar items unless we don't have a compositor. (b8c009079) - Issue #1595 part 1: Remove Vista checks in XPCOM (f6c1a6b46) - Issue #1595 part 2: Remove Vista checks in /hal (723e8aed0) - Issue #1595 part 3: Remove Vista checks in DOM (8c4c48d34) - Issue #1595 part 4: Remove Vista checks in JS and XRE (d6e790af7) - Issue #1595 part 5: Remove Vista checks in Windows widget code (7c0acbff8) - Issue #1595 part 6: Remove Vista check in Windows DLL blocklist (e6294019c) - Issue #1595 part 7: Remove Vista checks in /gfx (4b2c1b329) My changes since my last build: - Reverted changes in Issue #1595
  2. 5 points
    basilisk/moebius new build for XP! Test binary: Win32 http://o.rthost.cf/gpc/files1.rt/basilisk-55.0.0a1.win32-git-20180203-a296623c2-xpmod.7z Win64 http://o.rthost.cf/gpc/files1.rt/basilisk-55.0.0a1.win64-git-20180203-a296623c2-xpmod.7z diff: http://o.rthost.cf/gpc/files1.rt/moebius_restoreXP_20180128.7z source patch of ffvpx H264/HEVC/AAC/MP3 Addition: http://o.rthost.cf/gpc/files1.rt/moebius-ffvpx-h264-aac-hevc-mp3-addition.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - Put nsSearchService.js into preprocessing (51259aa16) - Take FirefoxAccounts.jsm out of preprocessing (a0b6970c6) - Added option to remove all session cookies for a specific domain (a1f1f1205) - WebRTC: GetUserMedia should reject when document not fully active. (7fd56b754) - Check for integer overflow in AesTask::DoCrypto() (DiD) (65b6c2b49) - Avoid a race condition in AutoClose. (9f2c3e611) - Use nsITimerCallback for DTMF timers. (0d5cc6e75) - Don't allow queue-jumping for gathering state change events. (020315c8d) - Move to LIFECYCLE_WAITING_FOR_MAIN_THREAD_CLEANUP at end of iteration. (8c46342c1) - Don't insert source content into the document for XSLT transforms. (958da71bc) - Switch to WeakPtr. (4e97e1c7a) - Mirror changes done to Encoder InitDone to decoder. (179d5d2ce) - Improve the use of XHR.mProxy in workers after the dispatching of sync OpenRunnable. (cffb0d60f) - Skia: port upstream path cleanup patch. (777a9638e) - Fix the remove-while-iterating for RemoveCookiesWithOriginAttributes. (5bbfaf473) - Revert "WebRTC: GetUserMedia should reject when document not fully active." (e504410aa) - Merge pull request #337 from janekptacijarabaci/devtools_storage_removeAllSessionCookies_1 (b5882cdd5) - Merge pull request #334 from binoc-central/ppfix-work (3bcf295ee) - Use CheckedInt to compute guess for the location of -> in FTP parser. (173f6034c) - Merge branch 'master' of https://github.com/MoonchildProductions/moebius (e354dd6bc) - Avoid potential race condition in nsJAR. (624dc91f6) - Handle large string lengths in nsAString's ParamTraits. (DiD) (8cbbfdc3d) - Mac: Ensure that the proper mouse cursor is shown on macOS when switching between custom and default system cursors. (60cf1d91a) - Use a consistent window for CSP, etc. for FontFace loads. (e094ab30f) - Change resolution of .now() to 1ms (following Safari's lead) (444a37c23) - Make it possible to add cookies, local and session storage entries (4b616da23) - Fix button style (ddd12eefb) - Merge pull request #339 from janekptacijarabaci/devtools_storage_addItem_1 (9412b75a6) - Columns are not sorted correctly (3a7a189a1) - Merge pull request #342 from janekptacijarabaci/devtools_storage_columns_sort_1 (a296623c2)
  3. 5 points
    New Build! 32bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win32-git-20180203-d3e1e49a9-xpmod.7z 32bit noSSE https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win32-git-20180203-d3e1e49a9-xpmod-ia32.7z 64bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win64-git-20180203-d3e1e49a9-xpmod.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - Check for integer overflow in AesTask::DoCrypto() (DiD) (ac44e1fee) - Avoid a race condition in AutoClose. (961d03967) - Add a null check before NotifyMediaStreamTracksAvailable (3518fbf02) - Improve the use of XHR.mProxy in workers after the dispatching of sync OpenRunnable. (6b6ec3876) - Use CheckedInt to compute guess for the location of -> in FTP parser. (0de6888e0) - Avoid potential race condition in nsJAR. (d3e1e49a9)
  4. 4 points
    Let me know the next time you read this thread so I can wait outside to catch it.
  5. 4 points
    New Build! 32bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win32-git-20180210-0a3830f16-xpmod.7z 32bit noSSE https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win32-git-20180210-0a3830f16-xpmod-ia32.7z 64bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win64-git-20180210-0a3830f16-xpmod.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - Fix "help cmd" in the Developer Toolbar (5b19e1e2b) - Add configure variable verification (f26f28a54) - Merge pull request #1609 from janekptacijarabaci/devtools_toolbar_cmd_1 (1ede9d9cb) - Fix 1-in-5 gap (220fc7893) - Workaround for cloned videos not retaining their muted state. (95c1cdd11) - Work around crashes when trackless mediastreams are encountered. (94dc8833c) - Remove superfluous ellipses from the UI. (0a3830f16) Notice: No build in next week due to lunar new year vacation.
  6. 4 points
    So Windows 10 really is a nightmare. It has wasted way too much of my time since installing it. Windows as a service, turns out to be Windows as 'your' servitude. The license agreement basically states that your hardware will be controlled by microsoft as long as you run their software. So if they are using my hardware as their surveillance system, and I have to maintain it for them when they keep forcing updates that break stuff, then shouldn't they be paying me? Personally, I think they are in some very gray territory legally. Really, I think they are way beyond grey. What they are doing is illegal in a dozen different ways at least. But the courts seem to be behind them, as the courts have been siding with corporations who have precluded class action lawsuits through their licensing agreements. The courts allowing licensing agreements to rule out class action lawsuits is basically a license for the corporations to get away with just about anything, no matter how shady. Because individual lawsuits will generally lack the financial and legal fortitude to go up against giants, and in those rare cases that they do, the cost of a settlement for the giants will be negligible and will not serve to curb their practices in any significant manner. Another thing that really makes me wonder too, is how shady are the enterprise licensing agreements. I have not gone through them in great detail. I mean currently in enterprise, it is possible to disable telemetry (which actually only sets it to a minimal level, so the setting of 0 is a bit misleading). It is also possible to redirect all telemetry data internally - though again, that does not really account for all telemetry, only some forms of telemetry. To really shut down all telemetry and gain complete control of updates is entirely possible, but it is also a lengthy and convoluted process which is liable to break some things, and seems intentionally designed to make it possible for admins who are not extremely thorough to miss something. The question though, is do the enterprise license agreements guarantee these 'features' of being able to control the software's penchant for phoning home? Just because the software allows these customizations at present, is there any guarantee that it will do so after the next update? Seems like some enterprises may be lulled into a false sense of security, by Microsoft including the ability to manage and control services, task schedules, logging, and set group policies according to their needs, rather than Microsoft's agenda. But is there any legally binding promise from Microsoft that such functionality will be supported in the future? Seems like a massive trap to me, and smart enterprises would probably do better to seriously look into other OSes at this point. I wish some of the big players would pour some resources into bringing ReactOS to maturity. That could be brilliant. It also seems to me that other companies who are supporting Microsoft's push for world domination, like Adobe, nVidia, Intel, Wacom, Lenovo, Dell, Etc.. Should really think twice at this point, because the moment MS doesn't need them anymore...
  7. 4 points
    I have not worked with Windows 2000 to know how it performs. same with Linux. I have a Driver for AHCI which should also work for M2 SATA Drives. Making a NVME Driver would probably not be that difficult. I'm not sure what you are referring to by "limited" Multiprocessing. I haven't purchased any 2018 hardware so far. The improvements over the 2016 hardware I already have is not compelling. Windows 9x has so much less bloat than newer OSes that a lot of things run faster. When I install Windows 10, I can't even tell when it is finished without switching my Monitor back to it because the disk drive indicator is flashing just as much as when the installer is active. The speed improvements in the hardware are being eaten up by the increased overhead in the OS. I can watch SD Videos in full screen mode on a 6200 PCI Card with 98SE, not with Windows 10 in the same computer. Obviously software written to use newer OSes won't run on 9x, so of course you cannot make comparisons. You need to compare performance with programs that are compatible with both OSes.As far as difficulties with newer hardware is concerned, this is going to be a problem with any OS, not just 9x. The next generation chips will only support Windows 10 fully, so you will be playing catch up forever. Eventually the incompatibilities will be overwhelming for 9x but I don't think it will be in 2018. When it does, a lot of perfectly good hardware and software will be wasted. Attitudes like yours are why NASA cannot recover control of the IMAGE Satellite. They don't have the software or OSes they were using when they lost contact with the satellite in 2005. Incidentally, this topic is about 2013, so if you want to argue about 2018, maybe you should open a new thread for your rants. Or better yet, choose a different section of MSFN appropriate for your preferred OS where you can post some more productive comments.
  8. 4 points
    This was also driving me crazy until I figured out (by looking at the debug file from the latest experimental version 1290) that AeroGlass was unable to download: http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols/dwmcore.pdb/4DFDA14B2ACD35B23AC37976303DB51A1/dwmcore.pdb Finally, by simply manually pasting the above link into my browser, I was able to download the above required symbol file. I then had to manually create a subfolder with the name "4DFDA14B2ACD35B23AC37976303DB51A1" in the '..symbols\dwmcore.pdb' folder, and then copied the 'dwmcore.pdb' file into this new subfolder. Everything worked great from that moment forward! Hope this helps anyone! -JT
  9. 3 points
    Update for root certificates: Delete: OU = RSA Security 2048 V3 O = RSA Security Inc CN = Swedish Government Root Authority v1 O = Swedish Social Insurance Agency C = SE CN = WellsSecure Public Root Certificate Authority OU = Wells Fargo Bank NA O = Wells Fargo WellsSecure C = US CN = WellsSecure Public Root Certification Authority 01 G2 OU = Wells Fargo Bank NA O = Wells Fargo WellsSecure C = US New: OU = certSIGN ROOT CA G2 O = CERTSIGN SA C = RO Those using heinoganda's Cert_Updater.exe should run it ASAP. Others needing a redistributable rootsupd.exe should follow his instructions for creating their own, or PM at 5eraph for an updated EXE file.
  10. 3 points
    Hi my builds of Icecat 52.3.0 for Windows XP is here... https://mega.nz/#F!8spCWTSa!98kVn_QKDAvLMi69I-xkFA
  11. 3 points
    Recently used Vista while waiting on an SSD replacement, so I've taken the the opportunity to do some further compatibility testing. Software I've deemed Vista-friendly: Notepad2-mod (continuation of now defunct notepad 2) https://xhmikosr.github.io/notepad2-mod/ Notepad3 (another active fork of notepad2, better stylization) https://www.rizonesoft.com/downloads/notepad3/ Cuphead (GOG version) https://www.gog.com/game/cuphead Clementine audio player/manager https://www.clementine-player.org/ MusicBee should still work, but I haven't tested the latest version. https://getmusicbee.com/help/faq/ From the website FAQ:
  12. 3 points
    I have no idea. Be that as it may, I just bought a Dell Precision M6800 (Haswell based, so could conceivably run XP minimally with some hacks), and it is coming with Windows 7. I could go with 10, but, eh... 7 is enough for me, and it still has 2 years yet before EOL (and people will probably devise ways of extending it and keeping it relatively up to date, as done with XP). I won't touch 10 with a 10 foot pole (pun intended ), unless it's quarantined within a VM. c
  13. 3 points
    YES! Thank you @bigmuscle for this latest update, I just finished testing it and it fixes ALL of the visual glitches AND residual artifacts issues I was experiencing as well! Looks like we are good to go! Please DO post an official version as soon as you can! (watermark and debug windows get really annoying after a while). -JT
  14. 3 points
    made some good progress on my mini project, i've removed 50% of the runtime components (the core of the new windows that was introduced in 8.x), thousands of reg entries and also 90% of the services that were added in windows 8-10 and am still happy to report i have a working os. shell exp host + settings app + defender, only apps installed now. removed the following appmodel components; shoulder tap, perception, lights, proximity, hotspot, wifi direct, perception, holographic (hydrogen, lens etc), edge, point of service, payments, xbox (xbls, gamesave, gamemode, gamemonitor, gamebar, storage etc), cortana / search, softlanding, enterprise stuff, onecore speech, bioenrollment, alljoyn, backgroundtransfer, cdm, print3d / printing3d / printdialog, store, share experience, sharedpc. smartcards, targeted content, wallet, broadcast dvr, workplace, cloud domain join edit; wiped all registry traces of windowsapps and system apps (except the sechealthui which is used by defender), there were multiple locations in each reg hive so i created some ps scripts to remove those entries, had to use wild cards because they had version numbers that matched current installed os version, so they are removed by name of package and not by full key name. organised removal files in a directory structure that gets copied to c:\ from wherever you store them, you simply drop some of the bat files on the runasti exe (that removes protected keys with trustedinstaller as owner) some are not protected so they can just be run normally, ps scripts need to be run by right click and run with pshell, they create a temporary ps drive with access to full reg hive, the standard access via pshell hides lots of keys.
  15. 3 points
    The new experimental version has been released today. It has more fixes for the visual artifacts. Can't reproduce that problem on the above screenshot anymore. Nice work! We should've given more attention to the Remote Desktop in the past.
  16. 3 points
    If someone installs the Aero Glass into Program Files, it is only his problem that it is not able to download and store the symbols. It has been said milliontimes that it mustn't be installed there and even the guide mentions "Important thing is that you must place all files in writable location (i.e. not in Program Files),, because DWM process does not run under user's credential. If you don't do this, Aero Glass will not be able to download symbols". Also the note about debug.log "if the verbose logging is enabled" was not probably too bold and underlined.
  17. 3 points
    @dencorso @harkaz @i430VX I submitted a bug submit to Oracle today. I'll be interested to see what their response is. While Oracle does not "officially" support XP on Java 8, I'm hoping that they'll be motivated to fix it. It seems to me that this is likely a minor compatibility issue, since all previous versions of the JRE 8 run and install correctly. I doubt they would want people running outdated versions of their software because of an error they made with the software. If they don't care, then that is at least an ethical issue they need to make a decision about. Here is the report I submitted, with the field headers redacted: http://sdfox7.com/xp/files/java.pdf
  18. 3 points
    So in a nutshell gparted is telling you: a. I cannot repair this NTFS filesystem (or any NTFS filesystem for that matters) b. try using CHKDSK to repair it which is exactly QED. Now, there are three ways to run CHKDSK, and in these cases it needs to be run THREE times once in each mode, and - sometimes the whole set needs to be run again after a reboot. This is my personal advice, it is good, sound, and has always worked since the dawn of NTFS: 1) the first time you ALWAYS run it without ANY switch 2) the second time you run it with the /F switch 3) the third time you run it with the /R switch Have you done the above (exactly)? Again, no ifs, no buts, and - just for the record - the gparted advice is inaccurate (if you use the /R switch it implies the /F), BUT it is correct that in some cases you need to reboot for some changes to take effect and re-run the CHKDSK, more than that it (the advice fparted produced) does not apply to your case. Now the good news, since Vista there is a new option for CHKDSK, the /b one: http://www.overclock.net/forum/132-windows/1603282-what-does-chkdsk-b-argument-do.html which is what you want to try running, let us call it the 4th way : 4) the fourth time you run it with the /B switch https://technet.microsoft.com/it-it/library/cc730714(v=ws.10).aspx In other words most probably the old disk had some clusters (not sectors) listed in $BadClus and this file was imaged to the new device, and now it needs to be "reset". You can use ntfstruncate however: https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-hardware-18/resetting-ntfs-bad-sectors-list-with-ntfstruncate-492114/ jaclaz
  19. 3 points
    Microsoft Update Windows Update Warning both the MS BEASTS are Dragons, so beware Dragons belong to same Kindom of beasts, but both are different in nature and power
  20. 3 points
    Thanks to your donations we are still online :-) Thank you
  21. 2 points
    Thanks, but I'm already there. Thing is, I'm getting tired of RE-tweaking it, then having to watch carefully for all the ways Microsoft tries to untweak it (WaaS Medic, scheduled tasks, etc.). And lately my v1709 Win 10 VM just won't update any more. It just gets to near completion then reverts itself, without any clue about what's gone wrong. I restored my fresh install and even IT won't update either, not even from a .msu from the catalog. It shows that all viability of this OS being the basis for a serious computing environment is gone. At this point I'm just getting fatigued from paddling against Microsoft's formidable current of spew. When v1709 came out I fantasized about waiting until the waypoint formerly known as CBB, but I didn't and nothing good came of it. The magic is SO gone. That they've eliminated CBB entirely proves that they're no longer serious about Windows at all. For 1803 maybe I just won't make an updated VM at all, or maybe only if a customer reports a problem to me that requires I bring the latest version up. It was fun while it lasted. -Noel
  22. 2 points
    So while wanting to view some online channels on my old laptop, i found no online tv app with working channels for Windows9x. I decided to make my own one, i took me a day. The application is very simple based on VLC ActiveX, a country selection dropdown box, a list for channels and a player. Requirements for the player to work: VLC 0.8.6a (make sure to install it with ActiveX) and some codecs and internet. The program was compiled on WinME, and i named it WorldTV Stream. It has hundreds of channels from several countries (Europe, USA, ASIA, ARABIA, AFRICA). It has some bugs like some channels that cannot be streamed shows error, and cahnging caountry several times result in an error and program restart is needed. After double clicking or pressing enter on a channel from list wait >15 seconds to load You can download it from here: https://files.fm/down.php?cf&i=m3p6pet7&n=w9x_onlinetv2.rar I'll try next to create a html5 capable browser based on CEF2 (Chromium). ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update: Most crashes and errors are because of the old ActiveX from VLC 0.8.6a which does not understand .ts formats correctly (at least a fifth of the channels in list are working), i would recommend vlc 0.8.6i. Newer than that form 0.9.x and up won't work and won't start)
  23. 2 points
    Thanks. I assumed it would work with the old oleaut32.dll, maybe I'll do the partial thing later if I get tired of waiting on MS to fix the problem. The way this one is affecting various software, it seems rather likely that "real" POSReady systems could get hindered by it (compared to the types of NTFS scenarios people have been seeing with the other patch), so I think maybe there's more hope for a fairly quick v2.
  24. 2 points
    Yeppers I'm a happy boy on Windows 8. Almost a hidden secret when you think of it. I really think it's the BEST option between modern support and "Leave me alone Microsoft" thinking.
  25. 2 points
    In other words, no news. jaclaz
  26. 2 points
    New Build! 32bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win32-git-20180218-3cf6a70ed-xpmod.7z 32bit noSSE https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win32-git-20180218-3cf6a70ed-xpmod-ia32.7z 64bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.8.0a1.win64-git-20180218-3cf6a70ed-xpmod.7z Official repo changes since my last build: - Tweak some more ellipses. (a55c51f39) - Address commit comments. (307fe019f) - Never shrink line heights as a result of minimumFontSize. (3ec6e75bd) - l10n: Split appMenu and menubar Restart entries for consistency. (3fb1113ac) - Use "getComplexValue" for new tab = home page. (45f933de8) - Match the start page URL for newtab with the default URL's scheme. (3cf6a70ed)
  27. 2 points
    Well, I guess this is a matter of taste, but for someone who strongly prefers the UI of Windows 7 and older (like myself), it's almost necessary to tweak things, like disabling/removing Metro (Classic Win32 is fine by me, and does 100% of what I want), adding translucency with Aero Glass, ClassicStartMenu (I have mine configured with the classic Windows 95-Vista menu, but it can do a Windows 7-styled one too), OldNewExplorer to get rid of the ribbon UI in Explorer, etc. But for some, it's totally fine out of the box, and that's OK. The fact that 8.1 *can* be is nice, because it feels like Windows 10 has caused nothing but problems for most people who try to use it for anything serious, and almost 100% of the time requires a bunch of fiddling with settings to be safe and useful to any meaningful extent (using the arcane Settings app, which I find totally ridiculous when the traditional Control Panel works just fine) (or maybe I'm exaggerating a bit, not sure). c
  28. 2 points
    Actually I'm kind of immune for now from the patches in general, since I don't use an AV package and thus nothing has written the QualityCompat value. That's not going to change. But this does mark my exit entirely from the update train, so I see some logic in what you're saying. Part of me feels like a weight is being lifted from my shoulders, though. I believe the chances of my needing patches to stabilize anything are near zero (the system runs for months without problems) and owing to the more or less atypical defenses I have put up around my systems I doubt malware will ever get close enough to probe for weaknesses. Having been on 8.1 for a long time, dropping back to 8.0 would feel, well, a little weird. That being said I do from time to time crave the file system performance that was lost in 8.1 vs. 8.0. And yeah, I already don't see any evidence of Metro at all. Thanks, though, for your "think outside the box" advice. :-) -Noel
  29. 2 points
    Presumably Microsoft Office isn't installed on the machine? If that's the case, you should just need to manually install the latest IE8 Cumulative Update from here - http://download.windowsupdate.com/d/msdownload/update/software/secu/2018/02/ie8-windowsxp-kb4074736-x86-embedded-enu_0033d1ad522fa02ff9ba5d605e0de15efbb72c66.exe Once you've done that, try scanning for updates again.
  30. 2 points
    Rev 06 Updated OpenSSL v1.0.2m Download in first post
  31. 2 points
    I'm very comfortable with Vista for the time-being. The server update repository is much appreciated and I don't anticipate switching to a newer OS any time soon. The end of Firefox support in June is a vague worry, but I suspect even then I'll be just fine.
  32. 2 points
    Notice: moebius repo has been marked as deprecated. Last build from this repo will be built after lunar new year holidays. New builds from UXP repo (a.k.a. "Basilisk52") will be available later. (Notice: there is no ffvpx in 52ESR forked builds, and ffmpeg support will be added by custom modifications in current stage, like Goanna3 way for now)
  33. 2 points
    Updated the repository with this month's updates. I assume @JodyT also installed some of these: Updated Monthly Rollup Update to KB4074593; Updated Flash Player Update to KB4074595: Added Security Only Update KB4074589; Updated IE10 Cumulative Update to KB4074736; Updated .NET Framework Quality Rollups for .NET 3.5 SP1 (KB4054997), .NET4.5.2 (KB4054991) and .NET4.6.x/4.7.x (KB4054979); Added .NET Framework 4.7.1 msu files and better instructions on how to install language packs. https://mega.nz/#F!ExhDEbDA!pUhzXKVp5-hgzvylW_btfQ That should be everything. Have a good one, everybody.
  34. 2 points
    Stop! Avoid KB4074852 on your real machine!!! I've just removed it from my machine! It brakes things. Achtung! Besides the issue @glnz already found, here are two more: clicking on the controls marked by the red arrows shown in the attached picture does nothing, instead of opening a new windows explorer window, as expected!!!
  35. 2 points
    Whatever! In any case, by overwriting the files in the Program Files\Pale Moon folder with the ones from the newer build, the preferences, bookmarks, etc... aren't touched at all, which is the relevant thing here.
  36. 2 points
    As usual, thanks for the information and additions, guys. Also, in an effort to improve the "Games" sections of the list, could someone test Wolfenstein: The Old Blood (2015), and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (2017) on Windows Vista? As of now, the latest release in the Wolfenstein series to be tested as (unofficially) working on Vista is Wolfenstein: The New Order, which was released in 2014. Wolfenstein TOB (a prequel to Wolfenstein TNO) and Wolfenstein II TNC (a sequel to TNO) have yet to be verified as working on Vista. Both games require Windows 7 as a minimum, which increases their likelihood of being compatible with Vista. SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE LIST FOR FEBRUARY 8, 2018: Removed NVIDIA Display Driver version 372.54 from "NVIDIA Graphics Drivers" section since all driver versions up to v372.70 were verified to be unofficially working in Vista. Added link to the 32 bit version of the NVIDIA 372.70 display drivers. Moved Doom 2016, Rocket League, and Sonic Mania to (ONG) "Games" section, since these games continue to be actively maintained. Moved Wolfenstein: The New Order to "Games" -> "Last official release to run on Vista" section, as the game's October 2017 sequel has yet to be tested in Vista. Added Clementine Music Player and MusicBee to (ONG) "Multimedia" section. Added Cuphead (GOG.com version) to (ONG) "Games" section. Added link to a tutorial on how to remove OS restrictions from MSI installers using Orca for VNC Connect and VNC Viewer entries, as this is required in order to install the latest versions of these pieces of software on Vista. Added Notepad2-mod and Notepad 3 to (ONG) "System File Editors/viewers" section.
  37. 2 points
    New release of Adobe Flash Player came today (28.0.0.161, still compatible with Windows XP) Internet Explorer ActiveX: http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/28.0.0.161/install_flash_player_ax.exe Mozilla Firefox NPAPI (also for Opera Presto/Google Chrome 44 and earlier): http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/28.0.0.161/install_flash_player.exe Google Chrome 45 through 49 PPAPI: http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/28.0.0.161/install_flash_player_ppapi.exe
  38. 2 points
    I am in China just now, and due to current circumstances, online payments are not really practical for me at this time. That will change very soon though, at which point I will be happy to make a donation.
  39. 2 points
    Yes. But the flow of donations has to keep going, because the (steadly srinking) ad revenue is not enough to keep the site going anymore.
  40. 2 points
    SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE LIST FOR FEBRUARY 1 & 2, 2018: Added link to MSFN member VistaLover's "Enabling TLS 1.1/1.2 support in Vista's IE9" tutorial in "Quick Links" section. Added information regarding NVIDIA Display Drivers version 372.54: the drivers work out of the box with Vista and require no modifications, despite claiming to support only Windows 7 or later on NVIDIA's website. Added Diablo III, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft II, and World of Warcraft (October 2017) to "Games" -> "Last official release to run on Vista" section. Added LLVM Compiler Infrastructure v3.7.1 to "Software/game development" section. Added new (ONG) subsection: "Window management." Moved Ultramon to (ONG) "Window management" section, as I previously thought the program was abandoned but a recent November 2017 update shows this is not the case.
  41. 2 points
    Just curious: Has the government there switched back to Windows 7 or are they still trying to use Windows 10? I agree, someONE does???!!! I think there is a Windows 10 government here. Seems to be a lot of crap.
  42. 2 points
    Well, considering that no BIOS update shall probably be ever released for Intel's processors older than 6th gen, which is the case of most of us in the XP community, and that it's doubtful whether MS ever will release a Melddown fix for POSReady 2009 (they've already said, in no uncertain words, that XP, VIsta and 8.0, much less 2k and older, won't ever get any from them), the foreseeable future for the XP community, Vista and 8.0 diehards might be conceived as somewhat less reasuring. However, since I've had my opinion asked earlier in January -- and that remains my POV -- I've been saying that:
  43. 2 points
    I got myself a router from the States today. Unfortunately, the seller shipped it to my house in the UK with the American charger, so I went to a local shop here in Queensway. As soon as the guy went behind to look for the adapter I asked, I quickly took a picture of the computer of the shop: a dusty machine running Windows XP Professional.
  44. 2 points
    This is a collection of classic themes from Windows 2000 that I ported to Windows 8.1 and 10. I say "ported", because the themes rely on the new high contrast theme engine, and as such obviously are not the same as even the old high contrast themes from Windows 7 and earlier, which relied on the Windows Classic theme engine. Nevertheless, the colour values are taken directly from Windows 2000, so they should at least give you a similar feel (if not look) as the original themes. At the moment, there are 18 classic themes in the package. Also, I have included inverted versions of each of them. Those keep the same colour contrast as the originals, and are usually dark, so they may be more suitable to use in dark environments. In addition, I have also added several of my own versions of the themes that have a few colour values tweaked for better readability (or personal liking ). In fact, this whole idea started with a port of the Windows Standard theme for my personal use. After doing some research, I simply took the colour values from Windows 2000 and injected them into the High Contrast White theme from Windows 10. The theme worked surprisingly well, so I modified it a little bit further and renamed to Windows Standard (Warm). This theme is the one I am using on a daily basis, and while there are issues with some software, I still find it much much better and easier on my eyes than the default Windows 10 theme, whose colours and the overall darkish look can be tweaked only so much. I have put everything on GitHub, so please check there for more technical explanation, and the theme files themselves. https://github.com/tomasz1986/classic2000 Please also let me know what you think about the idea, or if you find any problems with the themes.
  45. 2 points
    I think that I already wrote it some time ago, but the Microsoft implementation of the symbol downloading (symsrv.dll) has the bug if the download fails once for whatever reason (mostly internet connection failure), it will fail forever even the reason has already gone away. Thus I recommend to delete "Symbols" folder and try again... especially if there is download.error file somewhere. Also, the real reason of the failure can be found in debug.log if the verbose logging is enabled.
  46. 2 points
    Windows 98/ME are exceptional operating systems, buggy at first but very good with updates ! Vulenability immune ! Very fast, no virus ! I am waiting for your feedback about this program (WorldTV Stream), maybe i or someone delete the channels that give error, and also add new ones (with .ts extension) and post it here I'll pot a new version in one week with exception handling and in the same time i will try to make a browser with contemporary capabilties, and next a torrent program - because win9x is lacking these programs. And least but not last as surprise ;););)
  47. 2 points
    JFYI - and as a very side note - honour ceased to exist around 1781 when the English refused to accept the "paroles" Benjamin Franklin had obtained by the released English prisoners taken by the US privateers: : https://books.google.it/books?id=LaFYAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA87#v=onepage&q&f=false jaclaz
  48. 2 points
    I don't understand what's bothering You. 52.6.0 is a planned quarterly browser security update with various stability and regression fixes. Browser itself is unaffected by slowdowns, only operating system updates can cause global system slowdowns for all applications. Install this update boldly and without any doubt.
  49. 2 points
    Notice: no new basilisk/moebius build today, since upstream changes is limited: - Checking NS_BINDING_ABORTED to avoid dispatching navigate event (5e6185d96) - Merge pull request #302 from janekptacijarabaci/devtools_actors_tab_1 (66a9a051d) - Don't try to use "doc" reference when it might be dead (e705ee82d) - Merge pull request #304 from janekptacijarabaci/toolkit_readerMode_1 (f7058b867) - Remove Rust MP4 parser component. (40ba92f01) - Remove rust URL parser component (d329d68f9) - Change XFO sameorigin to check all ancestors for same origin. (69ef73749) - Remove OS-specific importSourceGroup. (e9170641e)
  50. 2 points
    Found XP running at the front desk at the local bowling alley. I tried several times to get a picture but my phone Reeeeeeeally does not like to focus on screens at a distance more than point-blank. (I will try again eventually) Heres the best I got: The little screens over by the lanes that show your score appear to be running MS-DOS. The first lane we tried to use was evidently having an issue:
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