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  1. Well. I found yet another solution. It is possible to set a static arp entry inside the remote router to ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff. When a packet is sent to the set IP it is broadcasted through LAN instead of sending it to the IP's specific mac. The hack works with the routers I'm working with. What I'm missing is a command tool able to send WOL to a specific IP in other network. The application I'm using now requires Windows 7, and does not have the command line interface. By the way, the Poweroff does not work with such an approach. -------------------------------------- Found it. WakeMeOnLan from Nirsoft works, and has a command line option.
  2. Everything seems to be fine in the Device Manager. Bluetooth icons are present where they should be. Since the Asus X101CH have just one antenna I had to connect it to the main connector. The auxilary antenna is not connected.
  3. Everything seems to be fine with the driver, but I'm unable to detect any bluetooth device. I can detect it from another Asus X101CH with RTL8821AE and Windows 7. But every attempt at connecting failed. I have to find a driver for Windows 7 in order to test if the adapter is working correctly.
  4. I just installed an Intel 6235ANHMW card in my Asus X101CH. I found just the Windows 7 and newer driver on the Intel site. According to Intel declarations version 21.40.5 is the last one with Windows 7 and 8 support.
  5. PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0034&SUBSYS_020A1028&REV_01 I found a WiFi driver for Windows 7 32bit: Dell Wireless 1901 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4GHz and 5GHz). I have some doubts about how well it works, however. I think I'll try the Intel 6235ANHMW.
  6. As for the AR5B22. I can not find any working 32bit WiFi driver for Windows XP and Windows 7. All I found are 64bit versions.
  7. I did try to edit a non-interactive pdf form in firefox 83 in Windows 7, and I failed. Perhaps the function works with interactive forms, as the pdfjs.renderInteractiveForms name suggests. But non-interactive forms is a whole different story. Or perhaps there is some trick to it, I'm not aware of. Here is a non-interactive form I'm trying to fill: http://bip.suwalki.pl/resource/file/download-file/id.71814/attachment.1 It's a declaration related to comunal waste disposal. The city waste disposal charges are calculated according to the forms sent by the building owners.
  8. Is there a way to install Firefox 83 on Windows XP?
  9. I just bought AR5B22 adapter. According to the seller there are XP drivers for WiFi adapter. But, I do not have a solid proof there are XP drivers for Bluetooth. As for the Realtek RTL8821AE, I was able to get it working with XP in Asus EEE PC X101CH. However, I found no XP driver for Bluetoth, as well. Both these Adapters are dual band with integrated Bluetooth. I bought half size mini PCI-E versions.
  10. The Adobe Reader IX works fine with interactive forms. So, there is no problem with them. The setting pdfjs.renderInteractiveForms does nothing with non-interactive forms, I believe. So, the Firefox can not fill non-interactive forms.
  11. Yes I did try the PDF-XChange Viewer. It works better than Adobe Reader when it comes to commenting, but it is unable to fill in non-interactive forms. I mean it is not possible to edit the forms the way Adobe Reader DC does. So it not possible to change the values entered in Adobe Reader DC, as well.
  12. I think filling the forms with Gimp is not a good solution. The Adobe Reader comments are a superior, as they can be modified later. The LibreOffice Draw also is not good as well. The idea is to be as easy to work with as the Adobe Reader DC Fill & Sign is. If the solution is more difficult to use, the users will press on moving to newer OS.
  13. So far, I was able to fill such forms just by using comments in Windows XP. In Adobe Reader DC it is possible to fill non-interactive forms with Fill & Sign tool. But in Adobe Reader XI i found no such a function. Is there a third party tool working in Windows XP able to do the same as Adobe Reader DC Fill & Sign tool?
  14. I decided to put Windows XP on an Asus Eee PC X101CH netbook. But I had a problem with the WifI adapter in it. So, I started to look for a replacement with Windows XP driver support. My first choice was RTL8821AE. It has dual band WiFi and BT. I bought it, installed, but failed to find BT drivers working on Windows XP. My next candidate is AR5B22. It is a bit slower when it comes to the maximum WiFi speed, but it has all the other benefits like dual band and BT. It seems there are the WiFi drivers support for XP. But the advertising ommits XP when comes to BT drivers. So it seems to be a little risky to buy it. But perhaps there are other adapters with confirmed XP support.
  15. Avast abandoned Avast Pro Antyvirus product line. The client with pending subscriptions are switched to Avast Premier with the subscription extended by one month. The whole thing caused quite a disturbance, because when installed Avast product notices the licence properties are different than the installed version it automaticaly installs the version in the licence. There is no user consent in this process, the whole thing happens in the background, and it is not possible to prevent it. When Avast upgrades from Pro Antyvirus to Premier it installs and activates firewall module. Because of that the remote support loses connection to the computer, and the network shares are blocked. In my case it blocked VNC remote access, SMB scaning services, and Network share SMB file backup services from BackupPC servers. According to the Avast support, the feature was meant to correct user mistakes involving installation of a wrong Avast software version. But when connected with online licence renewal services it can cause quite a headache for remote support crew. This is true to Avast Internet Security, as well. If the firewall module was not installed, a forced version switch can install it. I do not know if AVG has the same issues, as the Avast.

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