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About WinClient5270

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  1. Yes, this is the 64-bit version of the software so it's located in Program Files.
  2. I used the full installer for 12.1.0 on Vista, and was able to run the software quite easily using your steps. However, using the installer requires you to do things a bit differently. Here's how I did it: First, simply download the installer and run it. However, the installer will attempt to install .NET Framework 4.6.2. This is normal. When the installer for .NET Framework 4.6.2 begins, an error will appear: When this appears, simply click 'Ignore' and ShareX will continue installing as normal. Once the software is installed, follow @VistaLover's steps to modify the ShareX.exe.config file. This file should be located in: Program Files\ShareX\ShareX.exe.config After modifying it, the program should run just fine in Windows Vista. However, I noticed on their website that this is a pre-release version, so the final version of 12.1.0 may require additional functions from Windows 7+ which would render it incompatible with Vista. OS blocks may also be implemented in the installer and/or software itself, which would have to be overcome using tools like Blackwingcat's PEMAKER (32 bit only). But for now...
  3. Great job, VistaLover! Like you, I don't use the software myself but I'm glad to see the ridiculous restrictions overcome. It's also nice to see that the application doesn't require any Win7+ exclusive functions... makes you wonder why they made Windows 7 and .NET 4.6.2 a requirement when the software runs perfectly fine with 4.6.1 on Vista SP2... Anyway, I'll re-add ShareX as an ONG option for Vista users, and I'll link your post next to the entry. Let's hope this works for at least a while, but it could be rendered useless with any given update. When that occurs, I will list the final version in which this modification works.
  4. Aww man, that's a shame... thanks for the information, VistaLover. ShareX 12.0.0 is now added to the list as the final version for Vista.
  5. That's strange... I'm not receiving any sort of kernel errors with this version of Handbrake on my fully updated, Vista Business x64 SP2 install. I'm not able to further test functionality of the program on Vista though, as I'm still waiting on a new PSU for my Vista machine. I'll have to test it when I replace the PSU, which should be within the next couple of weeks. Anyway, yet another program has (unintentionally) dropped support for Vista... The newly released Java Development Kit 10 and Java SE Runtime Environment 10 will not work in Vista, due to a missing function: And @VistaLover and I were just discussing Java support in Vista just two weeks ago... SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE LIST FOR MARCH 20, 2018: Updated Sandboxie to UNS status, as the software no longer officially supports Vista as of v5.22. Despite this, the software continues to work in Vista. This could change anytime. Removed last night's Norton 360 addition as I didn't know the software had been discontinued when I added it. Added ShareX to "Screenshot Software" section. Removed ONG tag from Java Development Kit 9 and Java SE Runtime Environment 9 entries; added Java Development Kit 9.0.4 and Java SE Runtime Environment 9.0.4 as last versions for Vista in "Software Development" section.
  6. Server 2008 Updates on Windows Vista

    You're welcome! I am able to run the latest Pale Moon, IE9, and Opera 37 (last version that runs on Vista) sandboxed just fine. However, when trying to run Notepad sandboxed, nothing happens (the program simply won't open - no errors are shown). I didn't know Sandboxie no longer supported Vista... I'll have to mention this in my Last versions of software for Windows Vista list. At least they don't block the software from running entirely.
  7. Server 2008 Updates on Windows Vista

    @Ruan - I can confirm that I experience the bluescreen issue on my Vista Business x64 virtual machine: However, the article on the update that you linked (KB4089344) points out this problem: I performed the workaround on my Vista install, and found that the problem no longer occurs. However, since I (and most likely most Vista users these days) prefer to have the Desktop Window Manager enabled, this solution will likely only be viable for users of Windows Vista on older video cards which don't support Aero/DWM, or users of Windows Vista Starter (which doesn't support Aero). The issue likely occurs in Server 2008 as well, but being a Server OS, most users are going to have the DWM turned off anyway so I doubt it will be much of an issue for users of that OS. As for the Sandboxie issues, what symptoms are you experiencing exactly? I don't use the software myself, so forgive my ignorance, but I am able to run the program just fine on my fully updated Vista VM: Thanks for reporting these issues.
  8. Since I can't find an installer for this version, you'll have to test it for me. Hope you feel better soon. It's also with a heavy heart that I announce the discontinuation of Vista support with LibreOffice . The software now requires at least Windows 7 or later in order to run, as of version 6.0. I tried editing the installer with Orca, but my efforts proved fruitless as even though the installer runs, the software itself requires function(s) present in only Windows 7 or later: Although version 6.0 will not work with Vista, version 5.4.x continues to receive minor updates as of February 2018. How long this will continue, I don't know. SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE LIST FOR MARCH 19, 2018: Added Malwarebytes AdwCleaner, Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit, Malwarebytes Chameleon, Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection, Malwarebytes Incident Response, Norton Family, and Norton Small Business to "Antivirus & Security Software" section. Added Corel WordPerfect Office X7 to "Office Suites" section as last version for Vista. Removed ONG tag from LibreOffice; added LibreOffice 5.4.5 to "Office Suites" section, as the software no longer supports Windows Vista as of version 6.0.
  9. Back from vacation, so time to start updating the list again! Anyway, the latest nightly build of Handbrake doesn't work on Vista, showing this error when attempting to run the installer: Since I've found this to be the case, I have now added Handbrake 1.0.7 as the last version for Vista. Thanks to @burd and @VistaLover for all the information and research on this program. SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE LIST FOR MARCH 11-18, 2018: Added Skype v7.38.0.101 as last UNS version to run on Vista to "Instant Messaging/Internet Communication Software" section (thanks to @sdfox7 for providing a download link). Removed ONG tag from Handbrake; added Handbrake 1.0.7 as last version to run on Vista in "Video & Photo Editing Software" section. Added Roblox to "Games" -> "Active Development" section. Added H&R Block Tax Software, QuickBooks Desktop 2016, and TurboTax 2016 to "Invoicing, Finance, and Business Management" section.
  10. Well if Handbrake no longer supports Vista, I'll have to wait until I get back from vacation to find out what the last specific version is to support it, as I don't have access to a Vista machine right now, unless someone else can figure this out for me. For now, I will remove Handbrake from the list and make a note to re-add it, only this time listing the final version to support Vista. Thanks, added to the list
  11. Server 2008 Updates on Windows Vista

    Yeah I'm not much of a gamer by any means, so I can still make Vista work. I only browse the web, run VMs, and create content on my YouTube channel, so Vista can still do those things just fine. Where I'll draw the line is when there are no more web browsers being updated on it. At that point, I'll probably move to macOS or some distribution of Linux exclusively, as Windows 10 is far too flawed and out of control for me to use it, and it's only a matter of time before 7 and 8.x become unfeasible due to application support declining. If you ever want to build a Vista machine, a Sandy Bridge motherboard that supports Ivy Bridge CPUs is certainly the way to go. Best platforms for XP and Vista, hands down.
  12. Hate to hear that... Will do. Thanks for the update.
  13. Server 2008 Updates on Windows Vista

    Thanks @greenhillmaniac for the great efforts you're putting into this. Once I get a new PSU for my Vista machine (old one went out on me) I'll definitely be making use of this. @Jody Thornton Hope all goes well with Vista for you. I'm going to try to keep using it as long as possible. I think as long as it has an up-to-date web browser (I recommend New Moon myself), it should be feasible for a long while.
  14. Not that I know of. Discord is based on a newer, heavily modified version of Chromium and it requires functions only present in Windows 7 or newer. This is another case where a "KernelEx" project for Vista would really come in handy... But for now there's always the web version of Discord.
  15. Theme CSS wrong for current page number

    I can also reproduce this issue on mobile Safari (iOS 9.3.5) as well as Google Chrome on OS X El Capitan, and Pale Moon/New Moon on Windows Vista. I've been meaning to report it for a while now but forgot about it. Hope it gets fixed soon.