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  1. Thank you very much ... still use New Moon and KM-Goanna mostly but I like having Basilisk for an extra browser. Sometimes just use Basilisk for a few hours. Also follow you over at the K-Meleon forum ... you really brought life and hope back to that forum. Everybody is happy here and over there. Thanks ...
  2. Exactly where is this ... I am not seeing anything in Preferences. ...
  3. OK ... I fooled around for a several hours and created my own Frankenstein monster browser. It's the same way I made New Moon work with a profile folder from last year... taking the last working Pale Moon portable for WinXP and replacing everything from the NM Bin folder. For Basilisk I took my NM browser ... the latest saved yesterday after the new updates . I replaced everything in the NM Bin folder with everything from the Basilisk folder and to my surprise it all worked like a charm ... changed the NM desktop icon to the Basilisk serpent icon and all is well. My New Moon settings carried over ... the Bookmarks in Basilisk are now gone and I have the Favorites folder instead ... which is how I have New Moon set up, from a Firefox addon or fix. I've been using the Basilisk browser for some time now and all seems to be working ... I have one or two more things to check or try out but I have my main working clean Basilisk browser saved on a flash drive to put on my other two computers. Looks like I can 'like' this browser once again. ... thanks taos for your help and roytam1 ... I may just stick with my 'monster' browser for awhile and see how everything goes.
  4. Decided to try basilisk today ... was OK until I discovered there is no profile folder. I removed my liking this browser ... what's to like ? ...
  5. Is there any way to remove posready hack?

    I had an old DVD backup of my WinXP setup so had no problem getting rid of the posready hack over two years ago. However, after reading about PCRegedit at the link that you provided ... I decided I would like to have a copy of that PCRegedit.iso for future use, if ever needed. I can't exactly find the correct download link for the iso download. Do you know of a better link to the download ... unless I'm missing something ... I'm just not seeing the download link. thanks ...
  6. Flame ... thanks for the additional information. I like the portable version with the profile in the New Moon folder. I have three laptop computers and it's easy for me to update all three very quickly ... after I update the New Moon folder then just delete the old folder and add the new updated NM folder. I do the same with the roytam1 K-Meleon updates. I was wondering what the 'official portable launcher' was that roytam1 mentions. It would reside in the New Moon folder I would think. I wanted to experiment with it. ...
  7. Well there are still parts of Pale Moon in the folder. I finally was able to get that first Pale Moon screen that displays the first time you launch New Moon ... mentioning about using Pale Moon for the first time. I experiment here and there and have some luck cleaning out some Pale Moon parts or settings. I was not aware that other people may have gone the same route as I did ... making a New Moon portable browser. I call it a 'Frankenstein' browser with parts of Pale Moon and New Moon mixed together. I've been using this Frankenstein browser since November and it works just fine ... I can live with it. I may keep trying a fix here or there to experiment. I have not posted about this before since the NM browser does work OK as a portable for me. ...
  8. I would like to have more information on making New Moon portable. I need links and a 'step by step' guide about doing this. This is what I found from your first post: Q: Portable Loader? A: You can always use official portable launcher with my binaries, or you can use my simple portable loader written in NSIS: 01 'official portable launcher' ... what is this and where is the link to download this launcher? 02 'simple portable loader written in NSIS' ... what does NSIS stand for and again where is the link to download this loader. I will also need step by step instructions for both of these loaders or launchers so I can get this portable stuff done correctly once and for all. I have read talk about 'portable' for months now but have no clue on how to achieve this. I am using a portable New Moon version at this time but it was done in a crude way ... taking the last Pale Moon portable version for Windows XP and replacing the files from that version with New Moon files. It's not clean and there are still parts of Pale Moon mixed into this 'Frankenstein version'. It would be nice if for just 'one time' you could supply a good working portable version of New Moon with no Pale Moon parts ... except for what might be necessary for operation. Those of us that want a portable version can then update New Moon on our own. I just need one good working version of a portable New Moon and I can go from there for the future. Thanks ...
  9. The early prediction - the falling space station will possibly hit Michigan ... but still early. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5486985/Lower-Michigan-crash-site-falling-Chinese-space-station.html Will the free-falling 8.5 ton Chinese space station crash into lower Michigan? Experts say that the state falls among 'the highest probability' The Tiangong-1 spacecraft has been out of control since September 2016 Agencies around the world have been monitoring the doomed craft's descent Lower Michigan among regions with highest probability of being hit by debris Experts from Aerospace say it will re-enter earth on April 3, give or take a week Around 10 to 40 per cent of the satellite is expected to survive re-entry By Dailymail.com Reporter and Tim Collins For Mailonline Updated: 05:45 EDT, 11 March 2018 An out-of-control Chinese space station with 'highly toxic' chemicals onboard that is currently hurtling toward earth may crash into lower Michigan, it has been revealed. It is believed China's first prototype station, Tiangong-1, will come crashing back to the planet around April 3, experts say. US research organization Aerospace Corporation revealed that parts of southern Lower Michigan are among the regions that have the highest probability of being hit by falling debris, according to MLive.com. Northern China, central Italy, northern Spain, the Middle East, New Zealand, Tasmania, South America, southern Africa, and northern states in the US have been identified as the regions with higher chances. But agencies will only know the precise date Tiangong-1 will impact and exactly where debris will fall during the finals weeks of its decline. The doomed 8.5-tonne craft, which has been hurtling towards Earth since control was lost in 2016, is believed to contain dangerous hydrazine. Experts from the European Space Agency (ESA), based in Paris, are among those tracking Tiangong-1, which means 'heavenly palace'. ...
  10. OK ... just for reading and I did leave one word out of the 'headline' ... the word 'Tiny'. With the tiny house craze, just order and wait for delivery. Years ago Sears, Roebuck and Company sold house kits through mail order: "Sears Catalog Homes (sold under the Sears Modern Homes name) were catalog and kit houses sold primarily through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company, an American retailer. Sears reported that more than 70,000 of these homes were sold in North America between 1908 and 1940. More than 370 different home designs in a wide range of architectural styles and sizes were offered over the program's 33-year history." Sears Catalog Home https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sears_Catalog_Home ... back to Amazon: You Can Now Buy a 'Tiny House' on Amazon, Get it Delivered By Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli Thursday, March 8, 2018 https://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Amazon-com-Tiny-House-selling-small-space-12737740.php ...
  11. From the article: “Every couple of years something like this happens, but Tiangong-1 is big and dense so we need to keep an eye on it” https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/mar/06/chinas-tiangong-1-space-station-will-crash-to-earth-within-weeks China's Tiangong-1 space station will crash to Earth within weeks Experts say it is impossible to plot where module will re-enter the atmosphere, but the chance is higher in parts of Europe, US, Australia and New Zealand Bonnie Malkin - Mon 5 Mar 2018 China’s first space station is expected to come crashing down to Earth within weeks, but scientists have not been able to predict where the 8.5-tonne module will hit. The US-funded Aerospace Corporation estimates Tiangong-1 will re-enter the atmosphere during the first week of April, give or take a week. The European Space Agency says the module will come down between 24 March and 19 April. In 2016 China admitted it had lost control of Tiangong-1 and would be unable to perform a controlled re-entry. The statement from Aerospace said there was “a chance that a small amount of debris” from the module will survive re-entry and hit the Earth. “If this should happen, any surviving debris would fall within a region that is a few hundred kilometres in size,” said Aerospace, a research organisation that advises government and private enterprise on space flight. Aerospace warned that the space station might be carrying a highly toxic and corrosive fuel called hydrazine on board. The report includes a map showing the module is expected to re-enter somewhere between 43° north and 43° south latitudes. The chances of re-entry are slightly higher in northern China, the Middle East, central Italy, northern Spain and the northern states of the US, New Zealand, Tasmania, parts of South America and southern Africa. However, Aerospace insisted the chance of debris hitting anyone living in these nations was tiny. “When considering the worst-case location … the probability that a specific person (ie, you) will be struck by Tiangong-1 debris is about one million times smaller than the odds of winning the Powerball jackpot. “In the history of spaceflight no known person has ever been harmed by reentering space debris. Only one person has ever been recorded as being hit by a piece of space debris and, fortunately, she was not injured.” Jonathan McDowell, an astrophysicist from Harvard University and space industry enthusiast, also sounded a note of caution. He said fragments from a similar-sized rocket re-entered the atmosphere and landed in Peru in January. “Every couple of years something like this happens, but Tiangong-1 is big and dense so we need to keep an eye on it,” he told the Guardian. McDowell said Tiangong-1’s descent had been speeding up in recent months and it was now falling by about 6km a week, compared with 1.5km in October. It was difficult to predict when the module might land because its speed was affected by the constantly changing “weather” in space, he said. “It is only in the final week or so that we are going to be able to start speaking about it with more confidence,” he said. “I would guess that a few pieces will survive re-entry. But we will only know where they are going to land after after the fact.” The Tiangong-1 or Heavenly Palace lab was launched in 2011 and described as a “potent political symbol” of China – part of a scientific push to become a space superpower. It was used for both manned and unmanned missions and visited by China’s first female astronaut, Liu Yang, in 2012. In 1991 the Soviet Union’s 20-tonne Salyut 7 space station crashed to Earth while still docked to another 20-tonne spacecraft called Cosmos 1686. They broke up over Argentina, scattering debris over the town of Capitán Bermúdez. Nasa’s 77-tonne Skylab space station came hurtling to Earth in an almost completely uncontrolled descent in 1979, with some large pieces landing outside Perth in Western Australia. ...
  12. Correct on that ... the K-Meleon project has really fired up the KM forum. It was a little slow at first, people seemed to ignore roytam1 when he first showed up last year asking some questions ... but finally a couple of people seem to take interest. I was afraid he would leave from 'lack of replies' ... but after a member or two seem to show interest, the whole KM update project took off. He is getting a lot of help these days and 'K-Meleon 77' ... that name is not official, just proposed at this time ... has really become a nice browser for Windows XP. It's seems to be more complicated or involved than the New Moon browser ... but it's a good working browser at this point. ...
  13. Man Sues Microsoft for $600M

    I just posted the story for reading ... I'm in agreement with you. Maybe at best he gets 'awarded' a new computer or a few dollars. This part from the article: "This is not the first lawsuit Dickman appears to have filed recently. According to a search of the Colorado court database, Dickman has filed several different lawsuits on a variety of matters." I suppose filing a bunch of lawsuits can work ... one or two you win or get a 'settlement' ... sort of like the old saying about a blind squirrel finding an acorn every now and then. I've read about these kind of people through the years, a real pain if you have one for a neighbor or a small business somewhere. ...
  14. Man Sues Microsoft for $600M After a Forced Windows Upgrade Destroyed His PC http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/02/22/man-sues-microsoft-for-600m-after-forced-windows-upgrade-destroyed-his-pc.html By Brooke Crothers | Fox News A lawsuit against Microsoft may seem outlandish, but it expresses a not-uncommon user complaint. Filed this month by a “Frank K. Dickman Jr.” of Albuquerque, N.M., the lawsuit seeks damages of $600 million from Microsoft and its CEO Satya Nadella. The plaintiff’s PC, an Asus laptop, came loaded with Windows 7, but then became “non-functional immediately” when the upgrade to Windows 10 failed, according to the complaint filed in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado earlier this month. The upgrade “deleted the cached, or backup, version of Windows 7,” the complaint states. “The only sensible remedy is for Microsoft to supply the OEM version of its operating system by download from its website and confirmed by the key code which came with the computer,” the filing notes. The owner is demanding that Microsoft supply the Windows 7 operating system because “the only way I can be certain of a quality Windows 7 Operating System is to obtain it from the original vendor – Microsoft Corporation.” Multiple attempts to reach Dickman by Fox News went unreturned. This is not the first lawsuit Dickman appears to have filed recently. According to a search of the Colorado court database, Dickman has filed several different lawsuits on a variety of matters. This isn't the first time Outlandish monetary restitution demands aside, this is by no means the first time a Windows user has complained publicly about an upgrade not going as expected. “While Dickman's ambitious litigation may not go very far in a district court, his sentiments are no doubt shared by a number of PC users around the globe,” wrote the Register. “It has been something of a common theme since Microsoft launched Windows 10 back in 2015, with several people suing the company after its aggressive upgrade push,” the Windows-centric site Neowin wrote. Neowin also cited a case where a woman won a $10,000 judgment against Microsoft for a botched Windows 10 upgrade. The Register also referenced a Microsoft support page that provides answers for users looking to reinstall Window 7. To make matters worse, the easiest fix for the problem is no longer available, according to a Microsoft page that explains other more-complicated options. Microsoft has yet to respond to a request for comment. ...
  15. XP task bar vertical?

    Roffen seems to have fixed his 'Taskbar' location problem from reading his last post. However, since this topic seems to be almost closed and getting ready for Page 2 ... I want to ask one last question. Does having the Taskbar locked actually prevent this from happening ... the Taskbar moving around? I am always one to experiment but not with this. As I mentioned earlier, I have had the same thing happen to me over the years ... maybe three times. Twice I was finally able to get it back in the proper place, after much frustration ... but one time I could not and had to resort to an older saved DVD backup to correct the problem. So no experimenting with the Taskbar on my part just to prove a point. I now have the Taskbar 'locked' for the future ... I never really had the Taskbar locked all these years since I started using WinXP. Is this a 100% fix or solution that will prevent the Taskbar from ever changing it's position? ...
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