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WinClient5270

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  1. Also, looks like Firefox derivatives have already begun to drop support for Vista with the EOL of Firefox 52 ESR: https://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html.en Tor Browser v8.0 now requires Windows 7 or later as it is now based on Firefox 60 ESR. Probably won't be long before SeaMonkey (stable) drops support as well. If anyone is still using these browsers on Vista/XP, there's no better time than now to switch over to one of @roytam1's browsers, such as New Moon... Crazy to think that these are pretty much the only browsers that still receive updates on Vista/XP...
  2. Another thing I overlooked: the last version of the Mozilla Thunderbird email client has also been released for Windows Vista (and XP) - version 52.9.1. The latest version, 60.0, requires Windows 7 or later, so I have added 52.9.1 as the last version for Windows Vista to the Email Clients section:
  3. Oops, I made a typo... Meant to put that it was not clarified on their website since they seem to be keen on advertising support for Windows 7. However, I'll monitor compatibility closely with the current ONG AV software listings as I wouldn't be surprised if the EOL of Avast AV for XP/Vista on 01/01/2019 will cause a domino effect of other vendors following suit, similar to when Google Chrome dropped support in April 2016...
  4. Sorry all for the inactivity lately, I've been extremely busy with my job for the past 2 weeks so I haven't had time to be online much... However now that that's over, I should be online regularly from now on Well since I was last online, Firefox support for Windows Vista has finally come to an end as of September 5. Since this date, when viewing the "About" box, rather than simply saying "up to date", you're now given a message that you can't perform further updates on the system: As such, I have also removed all ONG tags from other Firefox 52-based browsers that had it (such as Tor Browser & SeaMonkey) as it's unlikely that these browsers will receive any further updates on Windows Vista. Firefox 52 ESR has also been removed from the download site for Firefox ESR, and Firefox 60 is the only listing now. It even works on Windows XP from my testing, so I'd say that Vista is officially supported along with it, it's just not clarified on their website. SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE LIST FOR SEPTEMBER 9, 2018: Fixed broken download link for AOL Shield Browser v1.0.0.35. Fixed broken download link for Comodo IceDragon 52.0.0.4. Changed download link for Firefox 52 ESR to Mozilla FTP download link since the browser has been removed from Mozilla's download page for Firefox ESR. Added NoScript 5.1.8.6 as last version for Firefox 52 ESR in "Final versions of Add-ons/Plugins for Firefox 52 ESR" section. Removed all information regarding Firefox 52 End of Life, as the browser is now EOL as of September 5, 2018 and will receive no further updates. This also means that any Firefox 52 derivatives will also more than likely receive no further updates.
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    Windows 95 as an "app" for Windows 10, Linux & Mac?

    Yeah I figured that. I wonder though if the missing call(s) can be rerouted or disabled altogether if it's not actually needed for the software to run/work properly. @UCyborg has done this with several pieces of unsupported software to get them to work with Vista.
  6. WinClient5270

    Windows 95 as an "app" for Windows 10, Linux & Mac?

    http://prntscr.com/kmy1vu Works fine for me on Windows 7 so don't see why it wouldn't work with 8.
  7. WinClient5270

    Windows 95 as an "app" for Windows 10, Linux & Mac?

    Doesn't work on Vista Perhaps @UCyborg could fix it, since it's open source...
  8. Another thing: SMITE recently announced that their games will no longer support Windows Vista (and XP) starting in September of this year: https://smitescrub.com/2018/08/22/smite-to-no-longer-support-windows-xp-and-windows-vista/ Also, I doubt anyone here uses this software, but ApexSQL Diff no longer supports Windows Vista/Server 2008 starting with the 2018 release, meaning that ApexSQL Diff 2017 R6 is the last version for these operating systems. Source: https://blog.apexsql.com/apexsql-diff-2018-product-update-alert/
  9. Thanks for letting me know! Fixed. You must have misread; @Chronius said 1.1.4, not 1.1.14. However the requirements are the same for both versions (Firefox 56 or later). However, despite the developers claiming to only support Firefox 56 or later with this version, Version 1.1.4 works just fine with Firefox 52.9.0: However, you must download and install it manually via the developers' GitHub page (as linked by @Chronius) as trying to install it from the Firefox Add-on page results in this message: You must also disable the extension signature requirement, otherwise Firefox won't let you install it. To learn how to do this, go here. Anyway, I have added Umatrix 1.1.4 as the last version for Firefox 52 ESR as a UNS entry, since this isn't officially supported, but still works as long as you follow what I outlined above.
  10. One thing I overlooked: The absolute final version of LibreOffice for Windows Vista has been released; version 5.4.7.2. LibreOffice 5.4.x is now EOL and will no longer receive updates. Since this was the last version to support Vista (and XP too I believe), this means that Vista is no longer supported by LibreOffice. I have updated the list with this information:
  11. SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE LIST FOR JULY 27, AUGUST 5, & AUGUST 17, 2018: Removed (ONG) status from Cocoon, Cyberfox, Mozilla Firefox 52 ESR, Pale Moon, SeaMonkey, and Tor browser entries. Updated Cocoon entry to Cocoon 52.1.1 as the last version for Windows Vista. Updated Cyberfox entry to Cyberfox 52.9.1 as the last UNS version for Windows Vista. Updated Mozilla Firefox 52 ESR entry to Mozilla Firefox 52.9.0 ESR as the last version for Windows Vista. Updated Pale Moon entry to Pale Moon 27.9.4 as the last version for Windows Vista. Updated SeaMonkey entry to SeaMonkey 2.49.4 as the last version for Windows Vista. Updated Tor Browser entry to Tor Browser 7.5.6 as the last version for Windows Vista. Added information about Avast Antivirus Free & Pro Editions: Windows Vista support will be ending on January 1, 2019. Added F-Secure Client Security 12.20 as the last version for Windows Vista to "AntiVirus & Security software" section. Added F-Secure Internet Security 2017 as the last version for Windows Vista to "AntiVirus & Security software" section. Added F-Secure SAFE 2017 as the last version for Windows Vista to "AntiVirus & Security software" section. Added Immunet 5.0.2 as the last version for Windows Vista to "AntiVirus & Security software" section. Added Microsoft Security Essentials 4.4.304.0 to "AntiVirus & Security software" section as this version does not contain the EOL timebomb which disables the software on unsupported OSes (in this case Vista) and continues to receive definition updates. Added OSArmor as an ONG option to "AntiVirus & Security software" section. Added Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit 1.12.1.90 as the last version for Windows Vista to "AntiVirus & Security software" section. Removed ONG status from Sandboxie entry and added Sandboxie 5.24 as the last version for Windows Vista to "AntiVirus & Security software" section, as newer versions will not work properly on Windows Vista. Added Auto Screen Capture to "Screenshot Software" section.
  12. Thanks for letting me know. For now I'll just leave the list as-is, though, since I doubt the browser is going to receive any further updates. If this turns out not to be the case, I'll update the entry as needed.
  13. As Jody pointed out, simply use Roytam1's version of Pale Moon called New Moon... it's basically the same as Pale Moon except XP/Vista support has been restored. I'm not giving up on Vista anytime soon, either. This part is actually pretty easy to get around by modifying the application executable with blackwingcat's PEMAKER program, which allows you to change the minimum OS version number requirement from 6.1 to 6.0, which uplifts the "not a valid Win32" restriction. However, this alone is not enough to allow the browser to run in Windows Vista, as additional DLL functions from Windows 7+ are required: Also, according to @i430VX's post here, August 21 will mark the end of support for Firefox 52 ESR. Since this is only days away and Firefox 52.9.0 has yet to receive an update, I'd say it's safe to assume that Firefox 52 will no longer receive security updates from this point forward. For this reason, I have listed Firefox 52.9.0 as the final version for Windows Vista. If a minor update is released between now and August 21, I will update the entry to include it, but I wouldn't count on it. I've made several changes to the list, which I'll outline in the upcoming sum of changes soon.
  14. It's my pleasure! Thanks, I have added this information to the list. Awesome! Done. In other news, now that we're in August, this marks the final month that Firefox 52 ESR will receive security updates, thus the absolute final version of Mozilla Firefox for Windows Vista (and XP) will be released this month. I'm not sure the exact date that this will end, but I'd recommend Vista/XP users still on Firefox switch over to one of Roytam1's browsers, as to my knowledge these will be the only options left that continue to be updated on these operating systems after August 2018. Also, SeaMonkey 2.49.4 was released on July 27, and I'd say it's safe to assume that this will be the final version for Windows Vista since Firefox 52 ESR support ends this month. I won't list it just yet but if you use SeaMonkey on Vista, I would expect this version to be the last...
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