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sdfox7

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  1. sdfox7

    ThinkPad Can't Connect to School Interent

    Ok. I stated that Wireless N is backward compatible with G up to 54mbps. I am aware Wireless G is not forward compatible with Wireless N. Most routers I have come across have the 2.4GHz and 5GHz radios both enabled, which makes sense to maximize compatibility. I believe that legacy devices such as the Nintendo Wii cannot work with Wireless N and must fall back to wireless G.
  2. sdfox7

    ThinkPad Can't Connect to School Interent

    Are you running Service Pack 3? (http://sdfox7.com/xp/sp3/windowsxp-kb936929-sp3-x86-enu.exe)
  3. There are other reason this can happen, especially if you are using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox on Windows XP. I discovered and posted the fix here:
  4. All A while ago I discovered that Amazon Prime Video stopped working on Windows XP. Attempting to open it in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox fails with "Unsupported Operating System." Additionally, spoofing the browser as Firefox 53 or newer on XP will then tell you that Firefox is missing a DRM component. However, today I discovered that Amazon Prime Video works perfectly in SeaMonkey on Windows XP. Using SeaMonkey forces Amazon to use Silverlight, and it works flawlessly! This is very surprising to me since Silverlight has been mostly deprecated across the web. I'm surprised Amazon Prime Video is compatible with it. To download Silverlight 5.1.50907 (the final release), you can download it from my FTP here: http://sdfox7.com/xp/sp3/EOL/Silverlight5.1.50907.exe To download Sea Monkey 2.49.4, you can download the full version on my FTP here: http://sdfox7.com/xp/sp3/EOL/SeaMonkey Setup 2.49.4.exe
  5. sdfox7

    ThinkPad Can't Connect to School Interent

    I think you have a different issue. My ThinkPad R60 has the same card (the T60 and R60 are identical machines other than cosmetic differences) and has no issues connecting to my network. You don't need a Wireless N card to connect to a wireless N network. Wireless N is backward compatible to wireless G network cards but the maximum speed will only be 54 mbps. Stephen Fox's IBM Lenovo ThinkPad R60
  6. sdfox7

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    Beta channel for Adobe Flash Player was updated today September 13 to 31.0.0.113, and is confirmed working on Windows XP. https://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer.html Chrome 45 and newer PPAPI: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/flashplayer/install_flash_player_ppapi.exe Chrome 44 and older, and Mozilla Firefox (NPAPI): https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/flashplayer/install_flash_player.exe Internet Explorer: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/flashplayer/install_flash_player_ax.exe Uninstaller: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/flashplayer/uninstall_flash_player.exe
  7. sdfox7

    MCE 2005, WPA2 and SP3

    I did not find any info online about Media Center 2005 and WPA2. You'll have to try it to find out. Service Pack 3 is designed only for Windows XP Home and Professional. Trying to install it on Windows XP Media Center will probably fail. For Media Center 2005, there were two rollups, you can install them and see if WPA2 works: Update Rollup 1 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005: https://web.archive.org/web/20130103023854/https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=24011 (direct download: https://web.archive.org/web/20130103023854/http://download.microsoft.com/download/1/1/1/111088f6-cd59-4adf-a2d4-f9cc003f33dc/windowsxpmediacenter2005-kb873369-enu.exe) Update Rollup 2 for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005: https://web.archive.org/web/20120603175548/https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=12939 (direct download: https://web.archive.org/web/20120603175548/http://download.microsoft.com/download/2/1/e/21e4c99c-8170-4ec2-a9fc-9d4c5f1430c4/WindowsXPMediaCenter2005-KB900325-usa.exe)
  8. Stable release channel for Adobe Flash Player was updated to 31.0.0.108 yesterday September 11, and is confirmed working on Windows 2000. https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/ Flash Player for Internet Explorer - ActiveX: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player_ax.exe Flash Player for Firefox - NPAPI: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/flashplayer/latest/help/install_flash_player.exe Uninstaller: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/support/uninstall_flash_player.exe For best results, I recommend Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, the Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Security Rollup Package (SRP), the Windows 2000 UURollup, and Internet Explorer 5.0 (included with Windows 2000) or Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2. Many sites (like Google) don't work or are broken after upgrading to Internet Explorer 6 so I do not recommend it!
  9. sdfox7

    Netflix playback

    Sounds like you had a plug-in issue. Any plug-ins that are installed for Firefox will retroactively work for Pale Moon/New Moon. So,if Flash Player for Firefox is correctly installed on your system, then it will also work inside of Pale Moon. I am using the ZIP version of Pale Moon and it automatically detects the Firefox plug-in.
  10. sdfox7

    Netflix playback

    @WoodyXP @FranceBB Just to demonstrate, I am at this very moment watching Netflix on my Dell Inspiron 1720 with no issue in Google Chrome and Windows XP. So, as long as you have the WidevineCDM in the proper directory, you also should be fine. (The West Wing is one of my favorite shows, RIP John Spencer and Kathyrn Joosten):
  11. sdfox7

    Who has the latest Firefox ESR Installed?

    It's only a one time nag, unlike Google's persistent harassment in 2016 with Chrome 49. As you were.
  12. sdfox7

    Netflix playback

    @WoodyXP Silverlight should be working for Firefox, but NetFlix is discontinuing support for it in favor of HTML5. I use NetFlix successfully in Google Chrome on Windows XP all the time. You are probably missing the WidevineCDM component which is required for NetFlix. You can no longer download the component from within Chrome, but I have it backed up to my FTP: http://sdfox7.com/xp/sp3/EOL/WideVineCDM/1.4.8.zip You must download it and unzip to C:\Documents and Settings\Stephen Fox\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data (replace my user name in red with the user name of your computer) I discussed this in a separate thread I created last year:
  13. sdfox7

    Windows XP Spotter (the club)

    @FranceBB That Windows XP POS machine was mentioned in The Register: It liiives! Sorta. Gentle azure glow of Windows XP clocked in Tesco's self-checkouts, no less
  14. sdfox7

    Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    Beta channel for Adobe Flash Player has been updated to 31.0.0.101 on August 22, and is confirmed working on Windows XP. https://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer.html Chrome 45 and newer PPAPI: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/flashplayer/install_flash_player_ppapi.exe Chrome 44 and older, and Mozilla Firefox (NPAPI): https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/flashplayer/install_flash_player.exe Internet Explorer: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/flashplayer/install_flash_player_ax.exe Uninstaller: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/flashplayer/uninstall_flash_player.exe
  15. I found some old free Windows goodies on WUSTL.EDU (Washington University of St Louis, Missouri). Mainly for Windows 2000 and XP: http://freeware.epsc.wustl.edu/Win/
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