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  1. I don't know if I'm correct, but I would like to point out that Pixia v3.3b is the last to support Windows NT 4.0. I don't know about Windows 95, Windows 98 or Windows Me. I had to install Pixia v3.1 first and then update to Pixia v3.3b. The files names are pix31je.exe and pix33be.exe. By the way, does anyone have idea which version of Blender is the last to support Windows NT 4.0? I currently have v2.2.8 installed.
  2. I have been trying out the latest version of DOSBox 0.74-3 running on Windows NT 4.0 SP6 under VMware Workstation Player 16.1.2. When starting DOSBox, I get the following output in the Command Prompt window: SDL_Init: Starting up with SDL windib video driver. Try to update your video card and directx drivers! CONFIG: Generating default configuration Writing it to C:\WINNT\Profiles\ppgrainbow\Application Data\DOSBox\dosbox-0-74-3.conf CONFIG: Writing it to C:\WINNT\Profiles\ppgrainbow\Application Data\DOSBox\dosbox-0-74-3.conf MIXER: Got different values from SDL: freq 44100, blocksize 512 MIDI:Opened device:Win32 However, when I try to close the DOSBox window, DOSBox hangs hard and robs 100% of the CPU usage! Using Process Explorer, I tried to terminate DOSBox.exe, but instead I get an error message: Error terminating process: Access is denied. Here's a screenshot of this issue: https://imgur.com/a/74tilnb The only way to resolve the issue was to perform a hard reset of the guest OS. Since Windows NT 4.0 has limited DirectX support (up to version 3 officially), how can I get around this issue?
  3. I would also like to add that Rainmeter 0.12 was the last to support Windows NT 4.0 along with Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition: http://modules.shellfront.org/rainmeter-0.12.zip
  4. Gotcha! Users of older operating systems (Windows 95 OSR2 to Windows 2000) who want to install FontForge can always use this forum post for help. Oh hear, I'm tired and I'm headed for bed. ^_^
  5. I do. Thank you for providing the link in question. I kinda imagine that it's gonna take time to get used to Linux commands in Cygwin and Unix-based utilities ported to Windows.
  6. Oh, dear. Why are the basic Cygwin DLL too large for your personal taste? I couldn't respond, because my PC had a blown PSU and recently got it replaced by the way.
  7. So true. I can't imagine that so many software got ported over to Cygwin over the years which is the reason why the repositories have gotten so large.
  8. Thank you for telling me. I also managed to get VLC Media Player 0.8.6e and Connectix Virtual PC 5.2 build 418 to work under Windows NT 4.0 SP6 with your SSE patch: Sorry if the output of the screenshot is turning out not so good, but I need to reduce the size of the image to be under the 191.36 KB maximum image size.
  9. Thank you so much! I tried your ntsse.zip patch file found here, I managed to install your patch, by running the nt4sse.reg file and replacing the intlfxsr.sys file that was shpped with SP6 with your patched versiom and...what do you know. QTWeb now works! :) I'm gonna try testing out the last working versions of VLC Media Player and Connectix Virtual PC 5.2 to see if it works now that the patch has been applied! I tried to find the ntsse.zip file on your original website, but it seems that it's no longer there. The webpage appears to be blank.
  10. Okay, I ran the installer manually by using RUNDLL32 with this command: The installer requested the file \intlfxsr.sys and the file was in K:\Temp\SP6a\ sub-directory. After I rebooted, I checked the Event Viewer and found that a Event 3 warning has occurred in intlfxsr driver: My host CPU is AMD FX-4300. How can I patch the intlfxsr.sys file to make it work with AMD host processors?
  11. Yeah! bloated indeed. Installing all of the repositories on the latest release of Cygwin requires as much as 90 GB of disk space...something which Windows NT 4.0 can't seem to handle!
  12. Thank you for telling me. Apparently, when Connectix released Virtual PC 5.2, it apparently made improvements to the CPU that requires SSE instructions. The driver that I need is the Windows NT Intel SSE driver (intlfxsr.sys) which is included in Service Pack 5. How can I install it?
  13. I'm currently trying to run QtWeb 3.8.4 with QtWebKit v2.2 (QtWeb-qtwebkit22.exe) that is designed to work under Windows NT 4.0. I'm currently running Windows NT 4.0 under VMware Workstation Player v16.1.2 and when attempting to run QtWeb 3.8.4, the browser crashes with the following error provided by Dr. Watson: The error message that I received was a Illegal Instruction (0xC000001D) and this error might have also occured when attempting to run a Virtual PC 5.2 virtual machine under Windows NT 4.0 guest. Does anyone have any idea what I could be missing here and how this can be resolved?
  14. Has anyone gotten Conectix Virtual PC v5.2 build 418 to work under Windows NT 4.0? I tried to run the emulation window and Virtual PC v5.2 crashed with a Illegal Instruction 0cC000001D error when running it under VMware Workstation Player 16.1.2. Update: In order to get Connectix Virtual PC v5.2 build 418 working under Windows NT 4.0, I had to install roytam1's patched Windows NT SSE driver that can be found here. I ran the nt4sse.reg to get it to work and replace the intlfxsr.sys driver with a newer version. More information about it can be found here: https://www.betaarchive.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=28694 Without the patched SSE driver, Virtual PC v5.1 build 370 is the last version that will work under Windows NT 4.0 on a PC without SSE support.
  15. Okay! I solved the problem. I couldn't post an update, because MSFN.org went down for a few days. I somehow had the Windows Subsystem for UNIX 3.0 installed and somehow, its environmental variables somehow interfered with the xterm shell inside TWM...so, I wound up uninstalling the Windows Subsystem for UNIX and restored POSIX. Everything seems to work now. Here's a screenshot: This was taken before I started using bbLean on my Windows NT 4.0 VM. A full installation of Cygwin 1.5.25 will take up approximately close to 3.8 GB with close to 879 MB of repositories downloaded.

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