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  1. VLC 3.0.4 says (in the codec tab) the video resolution is 2304 x 1296, buffer dimensions 2304 x 1312, Planar 4:2:0 YUV, Mpeg-H Part2/HEVC (H.265). The file is 5 mb (5.156 mb) and 25 seconds. The video is black and white (was taken at night in IR mode). VLC will "play" the video (time cursor will move along the bottom) but only the first frame will show on the screen. This is on Latitude e6420 laptop (core i7) windows 7 (32-bit). This same video file will play fine on a dumb win-7 (64-bit) desktop PC with some socket-775 CPU and onboard graphics (intel I think) with same version of VLC. I was just wondering if it would play on a win-98 system because I think it needs VLC 3 minimum.
  2. I think starting with VLC version 3 you can play HEVC H.265 files. Don't know about Mediaplayer Classic. In any case, can Win-98 play these files, using any method or program? Even though I installed the latest VLC yesterday on a i7 Dell Latitude (win-7 32 bit) with nvidia accerator, it won't play one of those files - it just shows the first frame as a still image. The file is only 5 mb - it's a 25 second clip from a 4k IP camera.
  3. I don't think it can be added. From what I read, FF2 was the last version to have built-in DOM inspector. FF3+ has it via add-on - the oldest version I can find says it's for FF3 and higher. I add it anyways, but it doesn't appear to work (it comes up, but it's empty).
  4. Regarding Retrozilla-2.1 (Firefox Community edition) - is it just me, or has the DOM inspector been removed?
  5. After I posted the original post I did some searching and I think I found a few things to change (although the discussions I found about them really didn't indicate they would really work or be that effective). Anyways, I just did a re-test. Same setup as the first post in this thread. Win-7 laptop (on wifi) was tested (speedtest.net) and was good for the full bandwith of my internet connection (30 mbps down, 5 mbps up). File-copy (410 mb file) from win-98 to win-7 came in at 413 seconds (1,024,605 bytes / sec). File-copy (same file) from win-98 to XP was 329 seconds (1,286,206 bytes/sec). I'm trying to figure out how to get win-7 to see a shared folder on the XP pc so I can repeat the test between win-7 and xp.
  6. Nomen

    Update Win 7, or Not ?

    On 10/25/2018 at 12:56 AM, NoelC said: > A Haswell-based system running Win 7 and serving as a small server is working perfectly. > And when I say perfectly, I mean it doesn't even log anything more than an informational > message in the System Event Log for months at a time. I have two NT4 servers that have been running since 1998, originally both using Gigabyte BX440 motherboards (but one became flaky a few years ago so I moved the drive to an i845-based board which was probably made in 2004/2005). Hard drives for both cloned somewhat infrequently. Used to run some corporate version of Symantec anti-virus, but that was at least 10 years ago, so there is really no "security" software running on them. One handles our accounting database and CRM and email, the other is just for our website. They just sit in the basement and do their job until I have to restart one of them because it ran out of licenses.
  7. I don't intend to install any specter-related patches because (a) my system (most systems) will take a performance hit, and (b) is there even an active threat going on with this (for single-user home/soho systems)? Regarding SMB, I take it that kb4012212 is what I want, which I can get from https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/search.aspx?q=kb4012212 and there should be no other MS spyware/telemetry in that - right?
  8. Are there any single-issue (or vulnerability-specific) KB updates that are available (somehow) for win-7 that have been issued during the past 2 years -> that are not part of a roll-up package that contains god-knows what-else? If so, what are the KB numbers for them?
  9. Nomen

    Update Win 7, or Not ?

    I have 278 installed KB's. When sorted the first and last 4 are: KB976902, KB982018, KB2479943, KB2491683 (...) KB3172605, KB3177725, KB3178034, KB3179573 This is for Win-7 SP1 Ultimate, 32-bit. Of the 9 kb's mentioned on the previous page of this thread, I have these installed: KB3020369, KB3033929, KB3071756 and do not have these: KB3045999, KB3046049, KB3035131, KB3063858, KB3067505, KB3177467 I do not check for windows updates (not for more than a year anyways) and my current system has actually never installed any updates - what I have is what was rolled into my install image as of August or September 2016. My application log is filled mostly with VSS event ID's 8193 and 13. I don't believe (but who knows?) that these are the result of any kb's I have or don't have installed.
  10. I've created an SSL certificate using letsencrypt but can't figure out how to install it under IIS4 (system running NT4 server). Particularly when the key manager is asking for a password. And I might have to transform the files I got from letsencrypt into a different form / format that IIS4 is expecting? Anyone here done this?
  11. I'm gonna be hitting the sack - will check on this in the AM (about 10 hours from now)...
  12. I downloaded KexBeta.18.7z and backed up the contents of my existing kernelex folder and then copied the contents of the kexbeta into the kernelex folder while booted into dos. I restarted and got this message: Kernelex was unable to find its kernel driver counterpart. Please reinstall kernelex. My previous working version was 4.05.2016.17. And if it matters, I have windows 98 installed in c:\win98 (not c:\windows).
  13. I find micross.ttf on this win-7 system (sp1, 32-bit, ultimate) and I don't remember adding it, so I have to assume it came standard. From what I've read, micross.ttf is a standard (default) font that installs with win-2k and XP (and in my case I'm assuming 7 also) but not 98. I copied this file (638 kb, 6/10/2009) to my win-98 system and used the above-mentioned registry entry, and MS word and Coreldraw both now show Microsoft San Serif. I have hundreds of installed fonts on my 98 system (perhaps close to 1000) because so many came with Coreldraw 9 (that I installed many years ago). This micross.ttf file is odd or strange - because it is so large compared to 99% of my other font files. And it's odd because it does not contain italic or bold or underline versions (which it should, given it's file-size). Edit: I spoke too soon. For the hell of it, I rebooted with bootlog and yup, micross.ttf wasn't loaded. Error code 16 I think it said. So I'll poke around and see what other versions I can find.
  14. Here's what I found. FFCE = Firefox Community edition (Roytam's version) FFBE = Firefox Bon Echo edition aka (what I've been using for years) Differences and similarities (FFCE / FFBE) TLS 1.3 no / no TLS 1.2 yes/ no TLS 1.1 yes/ no TLS 1.0 yes/yes SSL 3 yes/yes SSL 2 no / no Server Name Indication (SNI) Yes/Yes Secure Renegotiation Yes/No TLS compression No/No Session tickets No/No OCSP stapling No/No Signature algorithms (FFCE): SHA256/RSA, SHA384/RSA, SHA1/RSA, SHA256/ECDSA, SHA384/ECDSA, SHA1/ECDSA, SHA256/DSA, SHA1/DSA Signature algorithms (FFBE): none listed? Named Groups (FFCE same as FFBE): secp256r1, secp384r1, secp521r1 Next Protocol Negotiation No/No Application Layer Protocol Negotiation No/No SSL 2 handshake compatibility No/No Cipher Suites (in order of preference) Both list same ciphers, but different order
  15. I downloaded this (Retrozilla-2.1 with TLS 1.2 support: https://o.rthost.cf/gpc/files1.rt/rzbrowser-tls12-20180504.7) and unpacked it and ran it. It appears identical to my FF version except that it calls itself "Firefox community edition" or something like that. I think it says version I don't see TLS 1.2 in the security options.