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  1. I guess this is my cue to stop procrastinating and finally post the fix I made for this I've had a few people test it for 4 months now on all kinds of sites on both XP x86 and x64, and the jury says this indeed fixes the 2x:xx video stoppage issue and doesn't seem to introduce any new problems. I honestly didn't intend for the testing period to be quite this long, but summer heat can have a detrimental effect on one's brain and thus plans. Since my own browser builds are based on Centaury, but I still consider myself a (lurking) MSFN patriot and this is the home of @roytam1's Serpent, I'm just going to post the fixed media/libcubeb/src/cubeb_winmm.c on Pastebin to avoid playing favorites (and signing up on Github ) I'm not sure how often @feodor2 visits here these days, so maybe someone on Github could mention this in https://github.com/Feodor2/Mypal/issues/1 if he doesn't pick this up soon enough. What has been tested: MP4/VP9/VP8 (and plain audio MP3/etc) streaming/local chunked/single-file sped-up/slowed-down 27+ hrs long playback (see the technical details for why) Youtube/Twitter/Facebook/Instagram/TV station streams/etc/etc (nor did we forget p0rn/pirate sites, which of course are no different from a technical POV... ). Among other things, a 75-year old lady watched the entirety of Prince Philip's funeral with this fix in effect and had no complaints. What has NOT been tested: Pale Moon-based builds (as opposed to Basilisk), because I don't use NM or Mypal. Since this is a UXP platform level fix, the front-end should have no effect. I obviously don't have access to every sound card out there, but since the MS driver causing these problems should be common in all configurations, I'd expect the fix to work with pretty much every card. new-fangled formats like AV1 (I'd expect them work, though). DRM-ed streams, since no Widevine on XP (but again, this should work with those as well if DRM itself worked). @roytam1, @feodor2 I didn't create a preference for turning this fix off, because it turned out the normal pref system is no longer compatible with C code, and once it became evident enough that the fix was pretty solid, I didn't feel like hacking something together to make preffing work for a library-level change like this. You're welcome to pref it, of course, but based on the length of testing with no issues discovered, I dare claim it's safe to include without a pref. Here's a general overview of why this problem was happening (you may be surprised ): And, some more technical specifics, incl. about where the 2x:xx times come from (this is also included as a comment in the source code): EDIT: Writing this up amply reminded me how much I LOVE making long posts using this board's post editor... BBCode FTW!
    6 points
  2. New build of Serpent/UXP for XP! Test binary: Win32 https://o.rthost.win/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.8.win32-git-20210724-f94c0da-uxp-74989fb28-xpmod.7z Win64 https://o.rthost.win/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.8.win64-git-20210724-f94c0da-uxp-74989fb28-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-20210724-f94c0da-uxp-74989fb28-xpmod-ia32.7z source code that is comparable to my current working tree is available here: https://github.com/roytam1/UXP/commits/ia32 NM28XP build: Win32 https://o.rthost.win/palemoon/palemoon-28.10.4a1.win32-git-20210724-40852a372-uxp-74989fb28-xpmod.7z Win32 SSE https://o.rthost.win/palemoon/palemoon-28.10.4a1.win32-git-20210724-40852a372-uxp-74989fb28-xpmod-sse.7z Win64 https://o.rthost.win/palemoon/palemoon-28.10.4a1.win64-git-20210724-40852a372-uxp-74989fb28-xpmod.7z Official UXP changes since my last build: - WIP: Base implementation (f864b515d) - Issue #1725 - Fix logic in PerformPromiseAllSettled. (5764d0c28) - Merge branch 'master' into Promise-allSettled (22377b86a) - Merge pull request 'Implement Promise.allSettled()' (#1796) from athenian200/UXP:Promise-allSettled into master (74989fb28) Official Basilisk changes since my last build: - Back-end branch pointer update (f94c0da) Official Pale-Moon changes since my last build: - Back-end branch pointer update (1d67dc09e) - New cycle. (40852a372)
    4 points
  3. Forgive the delay in my response. Obviously I would recommend the lists I used to use as well,you can find them in this thread a few pages back. You might also consider the experimental list below: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gwarser/filter-lists/master/lan-block.txt
    4 points
  4. Those with an existing installation of uBO-legacy should have been updated automatically via GitHub; those (like me) who have auto-update turned-off, manually check for available updates and you should be offered new v1.16.4.30; lastly, those who want to install for the first time or experience auto/manual GitHub update "issues", the URI to the XPI file is found below: https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock-for-firefox-legacy/releases/tag/firefox-legacy-1.16.4.30 This last release aims to mitigate the security vulnerability mentioned just previously in this thread by our security guru, i.e. @Sampei.Nihira
    4 points
  5. So, won't you tell how it's done? The picture alone doesn't mean anything, this forum is mainly for helping.
    3 points
  6. That may be it. My version of Office 2010 (which came as an unexpected bonus CD when I bought a copy of Office XP on eBay) is different: Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010. Looks like several users on the linked thread have that version as well. From linked thread: No problem for XP users, of course, but it looks like Win 10 users unlucky enough to have this nag will still get nagged monthly after each update.
    3 points
  7. @Drugwash I echo what @Goodmaneuver said, please find help. I've been to your country many times, and while I know very well that it's hard for many people in Romania, it's not a third world country, and nobody should be "starving" there in the 21st century. If there is anything we can do to help, even just helping you to pay your electricity bill, please don't be afraid to say. This is a community of friends, even though we will never physically meet, and to find a fellow member in such a position is very saddening. Cheers, Dave.
    3 points
  8. This personally irritates me! I posted a First Run connections log for Basilisk several posts up. I counted eleven First Run connections in Basilisk yet they have gone completely unnoticed for "decades" yet one solitary gstatic connection in 360Chrome has the World in a Frenzy? Explain that, please! I'm showing Basilisk to make repeated connections with Cloudfare - why no frenzy? I'm showng Basilisk to make several connections with googleusercontent - why no frenzy? I'm showing Basilisk to make several connections with deploy.static.akamaitechnologies - why no frenzy? I'm showing Basilisk to make several connections with MCI Communications Services in Ashburn, VA - why no frenzy? I'm showing Basilisk to make several connections with Microsoft Corporation at One Microsoft Way in Richmond, WA - why no frenzy? What am I missing here? A blind trust for anything Firefox? Again, I wholly and fully support taking measures to make our own browsing experience free of telemetry! I've got nothing to "hide" and there is a balance between returning to driving a horse-drawn buggy and just allowing telemetry to go unchecked. But I have to admit, I really don't think that it is too much to ask for the folks that have such a great concern for 360Chrome making one solitary gstatic connection to have an equal concern for what their Firefox browsers have been logging for DECADES but has gone "unchecked" or "blindly trusted".
    3 points
  9. The good news is, there should be a solution for Flash. Seems Adobe is still updating it for the China market. The bad news is, Adobe cripples the Chinese version to only run in China. Plus it has all the government-mandated spyware.... But the other good news is, there's a GitHub project called Clean Flash that removes the region restrictions and spyware! It's all discussed in this thread (at the XP forum, but it applies to newer Windows versions too; I'm running Flash 34.0.0.164 under Win 7): Runs just fine in IE 11, as well as Chrome & Firefox (prior to the most recent few versions; see post for details). Edge appears to be hopeless though.
    2 points
  10. He's using Persian (Iran) Region and Language format, which causes the detail to display like that.
    2 points
  11. I've said it earlier but I will say it again for the new people mfplat works without "installing it" you just have to make a folder inside the folder where firefox.exe is and name it firefox.exe.local and throw in there all the .dll files that are in the mfplat archive
    2 points
  12. There are approved names for different resolutions, and the resolution of 1280x720 is called "HD". Just Google has already got used to changing standards and impose their own. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphics_display_resolution
    2 points
  13. 2 points
  14. New NewMoon 27 Build! 32bit https://o.rthost.win/palemoon/palemoon-27.10.0.win32-git-20210724-b9cfdbdbd-xpmod.7z 32bit SSE https://o.rthost.win/palemoon/palemoon-27.10.0.win32-git-20210724-b9cfdbdbd-xpmod-sse.7z 32bit noSSE https://o.rthost.win/palemoon/palemoon-27.10.0.win32-git-20210724-b9cfdbdbd-xpmod-ia32.7z 64bit https://o.rthost.win/palemoon/palemoon-27.10.0.win64-git-20210724-b9cfdbdbd-xpmod.7z source repo: https://github.com/roytam1/palemoon27 repo changes since my last build: - import changes from `dev' branch of rmottola/Arctic-Fox: - missing crashreporter section (4831c9622) - Bug 866681, part 1 - Track if any slice of CC was manually triggered. r=smaug (358239be3) - Bug 866681, part 2 - Make ContentUnbinder use DeferredFinalize. r=smaug (3155b68fa) - Bug 1177627 - Back out most of 7fcf6bf43eda for causing Gaia unit test crashes. r=smaug (6ddb7866c) - Bug 1158257 - Gecko should always provide SpiderMonkey with a debuggerMallocSizeOf; r=mccr8 (f18a9c4ec) - add (unused) crashreporter (9f35b04ee) - Bug 1175513 - Make some private nsXPCWrappedJSClass const or static; r=bholley (39e560872) - Bug 1175513 - Factor out nsXPCWrappedJSClass::CleanupOutparams; r=bholley (93f602ab6) - Bug 1175513 - Improve code style in nsXPCWrappedJSClass::CleanupOutparams; r=bholley (cd874ea37) - Bug 1178969 - nsXPConnect doesn't need to implement nsSupportsWeakReference. r=bholley (e76ebddc9) - Bug 1182409 - Add 'allowWaivers' sandbox option. r=gabor (71befc1c9) - Bug 1184400, part 1 - Make XPCJSRuntime::SuspectWrappedNative into a method on XPCWrappedNative. r=bholley (4d102ee6a) - Bug 1184400, part 2 - XPCWrappedNative::Suspect() should suspect the JS reflector object even if it doesn't own it. r=bholley (c8339179c) - Bug 1184400, part 3 - Use HasExternalReference in XPCWrappedNative::Traverse. r=bholley (3020bd602) - Bug 1186213 - Add an API to deep-freeze the result of Cu.cloneInto. r=gkrizsanits (3b1b03b07) - Bug 1185144 - nsConsoleService::LogMessageWithMode() should release the retired message on the main thread. r=froydnj (e615f5eb2) - Bug 1171716 - Part 1: Add NS_ReleaseOnMainThread. r=froydnj (dd13528db) - Bug 1171716 - Part 3: Use NS_ReleaseOnMainThread in WebSocketChannel dtor. r=froydnj (0818574a6) - Bug 1171716 - Part 4: Use NS_ReleaseOnMainThread in JarChannel dtor. r=froydnj (06c85f670) - Bug 1171716 - Part 5: Use NS_ReleaseOnMainThread in HttpBaseChannel dtor. r=froydnj (e599c1b8e) - Bug 1185527 - Split out a refcountless base class for nsScriptError. r=gabor (325087790) - Bug 1157908 - Give Gecko thread Looper low priority; r=snorp (713dd5bb1) - Bug 968923 - part 5a - add use counters for SVGSVGElement and CSS properties for testing purposes; r=bz (9ed578c11) - Bug 968923 - part 3d - record use counter information from the CSS parser; r=dbaron (ea188ea15) - Bug 968923 - fix bogus assert in nsSVGElement.cpp; r=heycam (moz hg rev a0744d2060df) (9d8e58858) - import changes from `dev' branch of rmottola/Arctic-Fox: - Bug 1159409 - (Part 1-) - Remove Init() from the Image interface. r=tn (0b663ee45) - Bug 1159409 - (Part 2) - Remove ProgressTrackerInit and register Images with a ProgressTracker in ImageFactory. r=tn (a24d4e849) - Bug 1179909: Refactor stable state handling. r=smaug This is motivated by three separate but related problems: (0ead73dbd) - remove mPreemptingRunnableInfos of PM which I couldn't trace in FF (96474c90a) - Bug 1179909: Build fix. r=me CLOSED TREE (5d35a65d5) - Bug 1144418 - target events for text nodes in shadow dom to the nearest element in the flattened tree. r=wchen (26c0eb8b2) - Bug 853889 - Check single-box orientaton in _cairo_bentley_ottmann_tessellate_rectangular_traps and _cairo_bentley_ottmann_tessellate_boxes. r=jmuizelaar (a13abee2f) - Bug 1143303 - extend D2D circle workaround to work for small circles. r=bas (1ccb1c0c1) (b9cfdbdbd)
    2 points
  15. I'm feeling: Settled I'm going to take a much needed break from this great forum and return to my simple existence. Its is time for me appreciate what I do have and be thankful for every moment I have left remaining - the 'here and now' - 'today', as we never know what tomorrow will bring, or if tomorrow will even come! When security and privacy concern(s) morph into increased anxiety and worry .. that calls for a "Time Out" .. for me at least to regain (whats left of) my sanity. All the best to everyone - stay safe and healthy!
    2 points
  16. Okay, I decided to put my money where my mouth is. I think you'll agree this to be proof. We know that UA-CH did not exist in Chrome 80 and we know that UA-CH is enabled by default in Chrome 92. html5test.com gives that "imitates" in the results for Chrome 80 and for Chrome 92 - has nothing to do with UA-CH (which I "think" was your claim, not sure? I can't follow your posts at times). And as my geometry teacher used to say -- Q. E. D.
    2 points
  17. Just for the fun of it , and intrigued by this latest "revival' of the e10s/Serpent topic, I went ahead and enabled e10s in my latest St52 [v52.9.0 (2021-07-16) (32-bit)] working profile, having it properly backed-up beforehand... This is an old, 2008 era, Vista SP2 32-bit laptop, with a Core2Duo CPU, an integrated GPU (with no h264 H/W decoding support) and a blacklisted, vendor customised, gfx driver, that can't be updated any further; in essence, an under-resourced PC by today's standards... I witnessed no crashes at all, but the expected increase in RAM consumption: I don't frequent facebook, instagram, twitter, tiktok, discord, etc. (the main villains ) and I only occasionally visit "GoogleTube" (because it's Google's, not yours... ), so the browser remained responsive on most sites I use ... HOWEVER, as part of my daily workflow, I must have several GitHub tabs open in Serpent 52; GitHub (and recently GitLab) is unusable in UXP browsers, unless JustOff's GitHub-WebComponents-Polyfill legacy extension is installed: https://github.com/JustOff/github-wc-polyfill/releases But said extension IS NOT electrolysis (e10s) compatible, so, sadly , I'll have to return to my single-process profile to continue using it on GitHub... Happy experimenting to the rest of you , I'll be still keeping an eye on this thread (though in a silent manner, I'm afraid) ... Best wishes
    2 points
  18. Agreed! I boycott Facebook but people that are ADDICTED to it "don't care" that Facebook knows more about them then their own MOTHER knows about them. I'm aware of the history and Firefox is doing something similar, don't know the how's and the where's but I assure you that it is being done "somewhere" - and not just by "user agent". Because, and I personally don't understand it, but it's because "they" (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Edge, Opera - they ALL do it!) think that "market share statistics" are somehow "important" or somehow actually "mean something". It's a meaningless statistic - there's the ol' adage ---- There are three types of lies -- lies, d@mn lies, and statistics. WTFC about a web brower's "market share"? Does it "really" mean anything? I have EIGHT comptuers and every one of them has 360Chrome v13 build 2206 and MyPay v27.9.4 on them, some have Basilisk, some have NM 27, some have NM 28. Am I being "bean-counted" EIGHT times for 360Chrome and MyPal? Even if 360Chrome gets used 90% of the time and MyPal only gets used 10% of the time? Like I say, "they" do it because "they" have the false impression that "market share" not only "means something", but that it is so vastly important that they should spend millions trying to gauge it and collect first-run data, user-agent data, et cetera, and place "The Great Supercomputer Deep Thought" (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy) in a dark corner for 7.5 million years as it runs numbers on that data and find that Ultimate Answer -- 42... But I digress...
    2 points
  19. An interesting thread. None of the registry entries mentioned there are present on my system at all. I did wonder whether I had actually done the registry hack and forgotten about it, but it seems not. Why I'm not seeing, and have never seen, the upgrade nag banner is a bit of a mystery! It could be because my Office 2010 installation is one of the Office Professional Plus ones you can buy very cheaply online, as mentioned in the thread regarding Office 2019. FWIW I gather that the selling of keys for those versions of Office has been declared legal in a court case, much to Microsoft's annoyance I'm sure! That would seem to be confirmed by the huge number of people selling them perfectly openly on legit sites like Amazon.
    2 points
  20. It does get tricky. Most people's reasoning and logical analysis is based on what is called "linear thinking". ie, they don't think and reason in terms of integrals and differentials (ie, calculus), they think in terms of a "line", whether that line is linear or curved, monomial or polynomial, it is still a "line". It gets even worse when most people think that they can "multi-task" when in reality, at the cerebral cortex level, our brain simply does not multi-task - period. Training your left and right hand to perform tasks in different planes (ie, patting head and rubbing belly) is nowhere near the true definition of "multi-tasking". Having 20 tabs open in a web browser also doesn't mean that you are multi-tasking, it's actually more in-tune with Attention Deficit Disorder and bouncing around like a squirrel as far as the cerebral cortex is concerned. Computers, on the other hand, if you have a multi-core processor, then that computer can truly multi-task. Whereas a single-core computer can not - that single-core computer has Attention Deficit Disorder and is bouncing around like a squirrel. That's also why single-core computers had to have faster clock speeds and massive cooling fans (and I've seen some that even had their own "radiator" and was water-cooled - no anti-freeze required, waka waka waka). A multi-core processor can perform the same amount of tasks with a lower clock speed and a power supply that doesn't dim the lights when you turn it on (yeah, exaggerating for effect - but I remember the days when turning the TV on dimmed the living room light slightly or the days when you turned the computer's CRT on and it sounded like it just inhaled all the air in the room). And if you do a lot of benchmark tests as opposed to just relying on your "gut" and "placebo effect", then you may have noticed that most benchmark programs will include a single core score and a multi core score - the two reveal very different aspects of your computer. And the same goes for your web browser in general. But anyway, what was the question again, I think I may be suffering a small bout of ADD... 1 + 1 = 10...
    2 points
  21. Wise words. I cannot guarantee the security of the links, but my detectors didn't go red. As always: Shields up! ...maybe the youtube links bears slightly less risk, as it is up for several years. Ah, yes, context: The first link is proving evidence that W95 became an evil AI after being dropped by M$. The video is completely unrelated, but a bit evil as well, if i may say, which relates to its popularity in britain and the US.
    2 points
  22. DVD quality (at least in the US but probably most places) is 720x480p. I've sometimes heard that referred to as "ED" ("Enhanced" Definition) as opposed to 704x480i, or SD (Standard Definition). 720p (actually 1280x720) is noticeably sharper, but it is pretty much the lower bound of what folks would consider HD.
    2 points
  23. How about a little tiny bit of context? Where I work, we fire people for clicking on "beware" links - so simply out of habit you won't get me to click on your link. I think our IT Dept calls it "spear phishing" but I could be mistaken on their terminology.
    2 points
  24. Nothing really new - they have all done it over the years. Android was once caught rigging their phones to falsely score high on very popular "benchmarks" but would perform poorly in "real-world" scenarios. And Android got caught doing that just a few short years after they themselves caught Samsung cheating benchmarks on Note 3 and Galaxy S4. AMD's entire Athlon line of CPUs were all premised on "We know the clock is only 1.8 GHz, but it performs equally to a 2.8 GHz" (which they did, btw, I was an AMD over-clocker for years) - though I guess that's more "marketing" then "cheating". Bing used to always load faster on IE then it did in Firefox. Google probaby used to do the same thing, but no reason to anymore, isn't Google the default search engine for Firefox? It's probably more of a smartphone thing nowadays, cheat your "score" for the sake of sales. Though I have always felt that if the "turbo engine" was marketed as "fuel-efficient" instead of "performance", then all cars would have turbos in the vein of "going green". "Why did you buy such a fast car?" "I didn't buy it because it's fast, I bought it because it's the most fuel-efficient in its class."
    1 point
  25. When you watch 480p, your browser downloads a single audio/video file containing both audio and video streams. For 720p and higher Youtube uses MPEG DASH standard - it downloads separately audio and video streams divided in segments. In most cases audio stream is always downloaded while video quality in every segment depends on your current connection speed. If your connection goes bad, you may lose video for a few seconds, then watch video segment in worse quality. The player may even automatically switch back to 480p in a single audio/video file.
    1 point
  26. You should see the list in "Privacy". But as you may have read I have no way to verify with UBO Legacy.
    1 point
  27. Okay... back with some 360EE testing, this time in a Windows XP VM. I'm afraid I have to say, "interesting" connections keep happening in the background on startup. I'm afraid too, that other methods than measuring the whole web traffic over your line might not show this. How I do it actually is to use another computer play network bridge over 2 LAN ports. One LAN cable plugs into the computer of the "web user", the other LAN cable into the router. I think that way I'm not missing anything. These strange connections on the startup of 360EE aren't successful. They run into the empty void. But! Between some garbage names there was a DNS and Netbios query for the name "VIBZBOX" in my local network. That's not a random name. It only happened once as far as I can see. Is my router not right? I don't think so! These connections only happen with the 360EE. This time I tested the modified version of V12. One connection to "cloud.brwoser.360.cn" has been made. Eeeek! Leave me alone, I don't want to participate in some cloud... Say, are we speaking about the right links, where I download these modified versions of 360EE from? Dammit, it say's "updated" with the current date behind it on the first post, so these must be the right versions. *sigh* I'll have another look at this in another network.
    1 point
  28. Good to hear from you @siria. Seems we're getting funneled towards something that may not end well. I've been able to avoid most of this but in reality things change and appear to be slipping away. And yes, no public outcry. The general populace is too busy or distracted and leadership is pre-occupied with emergencies. The 'no big deal i have nothing to hide' argument no longer applies. Everyone has an identity to protect and most have digital bank account(s) linked to either a phone or email address. This article was long but pretty good, 'Why we will win the war for general-purpose computing'. https://cheapskatesguide.org/articles/war-on-gp-computing-farnell.html As per this 'technological optimist', there is hope. For sure there will always be a need for 'general computing'. There has never been more hardware available, across many generations of computing. And there have never been so many non-mainstream operating system choices, many open source, covering a broad spectrum of hardware requirements. Still with the printers @Gansangriff, very cool - dot matrix. Now you just need to convert images to ascii before printing. Regarding Row Hammer, chip density i think yes, thank goodness for good old RAM. To me the 'grannies and gramps', as you say, will eventually pass on and the new(er) generations will already be indoctrinated into the 'new' era, just a matter of time. Thanks for your input @Mr.Scienceman2000. I don't care for a 'smart' world either. To me it generally means 'users' are actually getting dumber, in a sense, trusting (often unaudited) software to take care of their needs. Replacing batteries on older stuff is for sure true, easier and often cheaper. Don't know why the 'right to repair' has become such an uphill battle. Oy yeah, product churning means higher corporate profits. Thanks for the smartphone usage link @UCyborg, based on this i must be 100 years old :) Sad Firefox usage is dropping. To be honest i don't use it directly but my go-to 'modern' full-featured browser of choice uses much of the code and security fixes. The chart linked below (PNG image) appears to say it all - you will be assimilated. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usage_share_of_web_browsers https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:StatCounter-browser-ww-monthly-202011-202011-bar.png Just did another full Windows 98 backup, it's been several months. The system is stable, most software is now installed and tweaked so not much will likely change. Still the best Windows 98 system i've ever set up and utilized. Aside from internet facing limitations, not much excites me anymore with newer operating systems, not even the GNU/Linux side. I was reading up on some proposed Windows 11 stuff. Some changes include rounded corners and the blue screen is now black, how terribly exciting. If you've got your ears on @Drugwash - hang in there my friend :)
    1 point
  29. Has anyone figured out what .css entry/entries can be tweaked to fix this nuance? I'm in v13 and I think this nuance exists in earlier versions also but not 100% sure on that. When you are in settings and on the Advanced tab, open the Content settings dialog. Take note of how everything is positioned on the Content settings dialog - particularly the header title. Now open any of the Manage buttons. Another dialog will open above the Content settings dialog. But the header title of the Content settings dialog disappears and everything below it shifts up. Watch the small portions of the Content settings dialong that are still visible along the left edge of the Manage dialog that is now on top, close the Manage dialog and you'll watch everything shift back down and the header title reappear.
    1 point
  30. Nicolaasjan, thank you. I have already read this post, I also tried it, but I forgot the command "cd / d C: \ updates". Thanks to your notification, I have already successfully installed the IE9 update from March 2021 and I'm moving on :-) :-) :-)
    1 point
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  32. HI there; @Drugwash.. I know we've never spoken and I'm relatively new here compare to many long time member of this great forum. Please know, we are reading and replying because we (do, truly) care. You seem to have been through the wringer, and while life dealt you a *tough* hand, you've made it thus far despite the odds being against you and nobody can (ever) take that away from you. You seem to have a strong will and I (vaguely) recall other people here were happy when you returned after a long time away; and even though you said you've lost the energy, I really feel you still have the will to survive through this journey. We never know as all our time is limited here. Honestly, I've learned to take life day-by-day now and that gets me through my rough times, and every day above ground, somehow, we can hold our heads up high. While our spirit is often weakened and we are brought to our knees, we owe it to ourselves to crawl until our last breath and never give up. While I (fully) realize you are at possibly the lowest point in your life, just know, you deserve to be on this planet as much as anybody else - regardless of any poor decisions you've made in the past. Nobody is without sin but we can't go back and do it over (and likely wouldn't want to either) but life is precious and you are special, so please remember that. and please, don't take this posting as any form of pity as I also don't like that and detect your are starting to feel like asking for support is doing such. I truly wish you well and hope somehow you'll find a way to get through this terrible time. Sincerely, ~Sal PS - and please don't feel any need to reply or respond to this posting and I only wrote it because your posting touched me.
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  33. As a quick status update, I am targeting this weekend for a "rebuild #3" upload (v13 build 2206 rebuild 3). I didn't techincally do this one as a modification of "rebuild #2" but rather as a complete redo from the ground up from experiences gained in rebuilding several other build versions (ie, when we were testing on XP x86 SP2). I used portions of @Humming Owl's list of modifications and this has lead to a slightly different path (which may or may not be reverted, undecided at this point). One such change completely removes the Avatar context menu. There's two routes we can take with the Avatar context menu. That menu is mainly used for logging into a 360 Account (which we intentionally remove all functionality thereof). @Humming Owl's method to remove the 360 Account login function also completely removes this Avatar context menu, not just the 360 Account aspects but the entire context menu. For now, I went with this route also - it is "easiest" (by far) and I never really use the Avatar context menu. But there is an alternative route - we could keep the Avatar context menu, remove only the actual 360 Account aspects, and build that Avatar context menu into anything we want (links to History, Downloads, JavaScript console, Task Manager, link to MSFN 360Chrome general discussion thread, View page source, various chrome URLs, the list is endless). I am actually leaning towards turning that Avatar context menu into a list of chrome URLs -- for reference - https://www.ghacks.net/2012/09/04/list-of-chrome-urls-and-their-purpose/
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  34. "I was under the impression this pref would only work with FF53 (or Basilisk 55) user_pref("browser.tabs.remote.separateFileUriProcess", true); // add manually" Probably so. I am just testing, and have not yet tried loading file://s. I will soon test with tiddywiki and see. True, I have two nvidia quadro in this setup, so juice there is -but I tried in a lesser VM setup, and it ain't bad at all, compared to the status quo before learning about browser.tabs.remote.force-enable (thanks @VistaLover. But I also have plenty confidence on the skills and foresight of @roytam1. PS: since my 15s I have cut my hair (myself, with sizers) cherokee (or something like that) style, so I have practice with using black stuff to cover the hairless-spots I've been leaving in my skull. Now I have to find some greyish stuff to do the trick
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  35. Atlantis Word Processor is currently being offered pre-registered here for the next 15 hours. Just use a disposable mailbox to get the download link :P
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  36. May be relating to Year 2038 bug: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2038_problem
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  37. This CVE indicates that the attacker would connect into the computer using RDP and then run a program. How to handle this would depend if you are using RDP or not. If not, you can disable it and while the exploit would still exist, the ability to use it would not.
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  38. Most people don't care. But they have been noticed, and can be modified without much fuss from source, unlike chrome derivatives. The problem with the particular gstatic connection you mention is its history: it was once used to set up a unique identifier. Maybe that is not the case anymore. But that is why it irks people.
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  39. for some reason, you guys crack me up =P Well, my shrink has already renovated their entire property (I'm sure) from me alone, and I'm still nuts :) Well... they will have to come find me: The Ugly Animal Preservation Society named the blobfish as its mascot after a global online vote in 2013. The gelatinous fish lives at depths of up to 1,200 meters off the coast of Australia where it feeds on crabs and lobsters. It's under threat as it often gets caught up in fishing nets... but you wouldn't want to eat it. Will catch up with you guys tomorrow. I need to wind down and get ready for sleep - beauty like this doesn't happen by accident; as you can (clearly) see.
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  40. Well , thank you . But it seems some folks can't live without emojis and other things (like first start and web-gl) so it will be very hard to have an agreement where everyone here is satisfied . But I can share my version with you , if you want , just shoot me a message. It is kinda heavily axed , brutally . But it has English errors which I'm too lazy/busy to fix. This would definitely annoy some certain members , so I won't publish it in the open.
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  41. Poor little thing, I feel for your pain and sufferings. But still you are not talking of the software (which is what is explicitly allowed) nor of the effects (or lack thereof) of the software (which may be allowed), you are talking about decisions by this (or that) government and the effects they had on your holidays plans. jaclaz
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  42. Guess you don't know this one. Its original RAM spec was 128MB, I upgraded it to its maximum possible: 256MB. That's it. Really, if it could have been upgraded beyond that don't you think I would have?
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  43. After many updates, the only way to use DC in XP stable and with all features (in the web app) is using Extreme Explorer 360 (better use repacks or modded versions to remove tracking).
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  44. July 2021 updates installed fine again! https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=2021-07+server+2008
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  45. Due to the doubts and the incipient erroneous articles published on the Internet saying that Windows XP does not have updated browsers, I open this post indicating the complete information on all the companies or software programmers that make versions of browsers compatible with Windows XP. But first it is necessary to clarify some fundamental concepts. The first fundamental concept is that today there are only 2 Internet Explorer projects for any Windows. The Chromium project and the Mozilla foundation. No, the basic existing browsers are not Google Chrome, Opera, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. Opera abandoned its own "Presto" browser engine in 2012 and Microsoft stopped developing its own browser known as Internet Explorer. Now both the Opera browser and Microsoft's browser are based on the Chromium project, an open source database for developing a web browser, maintained by various companies that later use the source code to create their own version of the browser with additional features. Google develops Chrome and Microsoft develops Edge, as well as various companies using the same codebase. None of these companies create versions compatible with Windows XP but many others do, for many they are unknown companies but in China they generally work with Windows XP due to the delicacy of the manufacturing processes and the independent control provided by this operating system. By not needing direct connections with Microsoft and therefore with the US Government. There are many Chinese browsers based on both Chromium and Mozilla, the Chromium versions come with telemetry for the Chinese Government to know which websites you visit (Google also does it for the USA and stronger) but there are versions that have this capacity removed . There are also browsers from other places but they are less developed such as Otter Browser or RetroZilla. Based on Mozilla we can also find updated browsers even for Windows 2000, although for this system they have not passed the beta phase as forks of K-Meleon and PaleMoon developed by Roytam1. For Windows XP: Chromium-based versions can be found in English and Chinese. Multilanguage only come with Kafan MiniBrowser (except installer), Maxthon and UC Browser. For english Mozilla based versions, many can be patched in another language. I recommend using the English Chromium-based versions because of their speed compared to Mozilla-based ones. We must change the preferred language in which we want to see the web pages to our language. Below I indicate which are the best developments for Windows XP and its base code version in June 2021: 360 Extreme Explorer (Chromium 86) It is the international version of the Chinese 360 Secure Explorer browser. You can download this Russian version without telemetry here: (several users report that the telemetry is not completely canceled, that the deletion is partial) https://rsload.net/soft/browser/17362-360-browser.html or here: https://lrepacks.ru/repaki-programm-dlya-interneta/182-360-extreme-explorer-amp-portable.html The official version is this: https://browser.360.cn/ee/en.html But currently in that link I do not see the latest version. In this post on the MSFN forum you can ask questions: https://msfn.org/board/topic/178380-extreme-explorer-360-chromium-78-general-discussion To work with Chromium it is essential that we understand the Windows certificate system, since https web pages will depend on their being up to date. While Mozilla-based browsers already have them integrated into the browser itself. To update the Windows XP certificates, download a package updated by the Japanese BlackWingCat on its Windows Legacy Update website: http://win2k.org/wlu/wluen.htm We go to the manual update section and look for certificates. Unzip the file with 7-Zip or WinRar and then install it (the files on this website come in a format that I have not been able to use in XP in Spanish or discussing it with the author, so don't get complicated, unzip with 7-zip and install). Based on Mozilla, the best browsers are these: By Roytam1: -New Moon (Pale Moon fork & Firefox fork) -K-Meleon (K-Meleon fork & Firefox fork) -Serpent / UXP basilisk52 (Basilisk fork & Firefox fork) -Serpent / Mobieus basilisk55 (Basilisk fork & Firefox fork) All are versioned by Roytam1 and lack telemetry for the use of any Government, this is their website to download: http://rtfreesoft.blogspot.com/search/label/browser And in this post on the MSFN forum you can ask questions: https://msfn.org/board/topic/182647-my-browser-builds-part-3/ He also has forks of: -Artic-Fox (MAC fork) -Borealis (Borealis Navigator fork - Netscape Navigator fork) -IceApe (IceWesel fork) And special versions for SSE 1 processors. By Feodor2: -MyPal (Pale Moon fork & Firefox fork) https://github.com/Feodor2/Mypal -Centaury (Basilisk fork & Firefox fork) https://github.com/Feodor2/Centaury/releases The full list of Chromium-based browsers is this: -2345 Explorer (Chinese only) http://ie.2345.cc/ (for PC) https://app.2345.com/ (for phone) -360 Extreme Explorer (webkit adapted to Blink + Trident (IE according to web compatibility) 360 Extreme Explorer is the current name of the international version of the Chinese 360 Secure Explorer. Not to be confused with the name "Browser 360" which refers to an old international version whose latest version 7.5.2.104 is based on Chromium 31 https://360-browser.en.softonic.com/ International versions based on Chromium 78 or higher are called "360 Extreme Explorer": Links: Official international version (right now the official link does not appear updated): https://browser.360.cn/ee/en.html Modified in China: http://www.qiuquan.cc/browser/360chrome.html Modified in Russia: https://rsload.net/soft/browser/17362-360-browser.html https://lrepacks.ru/repaki-programm-dlya-interneta/182-360-extreme-explorer-amp-portable.html Forum in Russian to modify the official international version: http://forum.ru-board.com/topic.cgi?forum=5&topic=49673 The current version for the Chinese market is called ... -360 Secure Explorer also known as 360 Secure Browser The official version can be downloaded here (only in Chinese language) http://browser.360.cn/ And here is the modified version in China: http://www.qiuquan.cc/browser/360se.html -Kafan MiniBrowser aka MiniBlink aka MiniChrome (Chromium 87) Official version multilanguage (install only Chinese): https://browser.kfsafe.cn Maximum perfomance: 2 GiB RAM: 5 tabs open 8 GiB RAM: 25 tabs open -Liebao also known as Cheetah Secure Browser by Kingsoft Official version: https://www.liebao.cn/ Change Chinese to English language: https://malwaretips.com/threads/liebao-cheetah-browser.381 Portable version (old version - link is down) https://www.portablesoft.org/down/3022/ -Maxthon (Blink + Trident + Webkit) (Chromium 69) Official version multilanguage:* https://www.maxthon.com/ * Version 6.x is not compatible with Windows XP. * Version 5.x is the last one compatible with Windows XP. Maxthon 5.3.8.2100 beta (2020-01-06) https://forum.maxthon.com/index.php?/release-notes5/%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2% A0v-5382100-r214 / Maxthom 5.3.8.2000 release (2019-10-24) https://forum.maxthon.com/index.php?/release-notes5/%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2%A0%C2% A0v-5382000-r213 / -QQ Browser (Blink + Trident) Official version (be careful, better not install, it looks like a virus / spyware that puts a lot of advertising on your computer) https://browser.qq.com/ -Sogou Explorer (only exists in Chinese language) Official version: https://ie.sogou.com/ Modified version in China: http://www.qiuquan.cc/browser/sogouexplorer.html Both in Windows XP and Windows 10 it gives me the following error: w10 error xx183 cannot create a file that already exists -UC Browser (Chromium 54) Official version multilanguage: http://www.ucweb.com/ucbrowser/download/ Alternative download: https://www.filehorse.com/download-uc-browser-for-windows/ Modified version in China (it is possible to change the language to English after navigating the menu in Chinese): http://www.qiuquan.cc/browser/ucbrower.html -TS Browser (Chromium 75) Official version: http://tsbrowser.xiangtatech.com It seems to work as well as 360 Extreme Explorer but I haven't gotten it to read the updated certificates. Other browsers for Windows XP: -Netsurf (experimental without Javascript) https://www.netsurf-browser.org/downloads/windows/ -Otter Browser (Opera Classic - Qt5) https://otter-browser.org -Opera 12.18_45 unofficial (mod 06.11.20) (Russian only) https://www.upload.ee/files/12483022/Opera_Unofficial_Portable_12.18_45.zip.html (link is down) alternative download https://disk.yandex.ru/d/HbQfEL8dnx_c7A or https://yadi.sk/d/ANkjyZ6Hfws34w Forum: https://www.tenforums.com/general-support/172922-windows-xp-2021-system-build-modern-pc.html http://www.classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=8570 -RetroZilla (Gecko 1.8.1 fork) https://github.com/rn10950/RetroZilla/releases/ Also compatible with Windows 95 -Tor Browser 7.5.6 unoffial updated internal components, with Tor 0.4.5.8 (Release May, 2021). English and Russian packs. https://www.upload.ee/files/13208675/TB756_en_0458.ZIP.html (English) SHA256: a22a94bd1d4f23b6b1538ce3cddc3555e0c67fe423d80f4e541b8c8a409f3dc4 https://www.upload.ee/files/13208684/TB756_ru_0458.ZIP.html (Russian) SHA256: d0036853c3fd6de568f274f10a63fa4b46db0c0bc7669045f41c2f37f8a20fb9 Forum: https://forum.ru-board.com/topic.cgi?forum=2&topic=5834#20 https://www.tenforums.com/general-support/172922-windows-xp-2021-system-build-modern-pc.html Clients that displays modern web pages in old browsers thanks to a proxy server that converts web pages into images: -Browser Service (requires own Linux server): https://github.com/ttalvitie/browservice/releases/tag/v0.9.2.2 Instruction: https://github.com/ttalvitie/browservice -WRP (requires own server): https://github.com/tenox7/wrp/releases/ Instruction: https://github.com/tenox7/wrp Search engine that works in older browsers -FrogFind (showing only text) http://www.frogfind.com Pages are being created with various updated information: -XPforever https://xpforever.miraheze.org/wiki/Main_Page -retrobrowser.com http://retrobrowsers.com/windowsxp
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  46. Advance Notice: since there is no windows-related UXP upstream changes, UXP-based builds will not be produced tomorrow.
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  47. not exactly WinXP x86/32bit is NT 5.1.2600 WinXP x64 is NT 5.2.3790 (shares same "kernel" as Server 2003) that's because XP x64 uses the Server 2003 kernel codebase
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  48. The latest version of Seamonkey works with the extended kernel. You just need to extract the installer and modify the .exe with CFF explorer.
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