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Jakob99

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  1. This has been solved! I just needed to press F5 and choose Standard PC. Doing this did not produce the non-ACPI compliant BIOS error and it also allowed the mouse/keyboard to finally work during the second part. Windows 2000 shall be up and running in no time.
  2. I hope not either. I'm actually trying to install Windows 2000 to a Dell Latitude E6530, but am having issues on part two of setup (the part where you need to use the mouse and keyboard) due to nothing, not even the built-in touchpad mouse and keyboard not working. Rather than hijack this thread, you can learn more about my problem in the thread I linked to below. Hopefully someone has a solution.
  3. Dell Latitude E6530 (2014) Intel Ivy Bridge (Intel HD 4000) 16GB of Ram 1TB HDD Intel Core i5 Os's from Windows XP through Windows 10 have been installed on this laptop at one point or another and all are confirmed working. If you need anything else, please let me know. Hi! I am trying to install Windows 2000 onto a Dell Latitude E6530, but am having problems. The CD I am using has BlackWingCat's SATA drivers integrated as well as SP4. Due to an ACPI error, I had to press F7 to continue and the DOS-esk setup goes smoothly. Was able to detect the full 400GB that I set aside for the OS (as a dual-boot with XP), able to format it just fine, etc. However, once it gets done with that stage and the laptop restarts into the GUI setup phase (where it sets up devices, your user account, etc), that's where it stops working. The next part of setup loads just fine, however, the laptop's built-in mouse and keyboard do not work at all as is also the case with the lone USB 2.0 port (the rest are 3.0). Despite these things not working, it is at least able to get to the Setup is installing your devices screen, but after that, I cannot proceed. This laptop has no PS/2 ports so I cannot use that nor do I have a PIC-E USB and/or PS/2 card. So I was wondering if it would be possible to slipstream in working USB 2.0 drivers so I can use the USB mouse to finish the second part of installation. I'm sure @blackwingcat is bound to have something to help get me through this issue. I should note that the built-in mouse/keyboard work in the BIOS and they also work on the OS bootloader (where I get to choose between 2000 and XP), but then stop after I select 2000. I should also note that they also work just fine under XP (which has driver support). Any help on this issue is greatly appreciated, especially blackwingcat's whom I've summoned here in the hopes of drawing his attention.
  4. If you are having trouble installing/running Windows 2000 on an Acer TravelMate 2480, please read this guide. 1. Grab a Windows 2000 CD and pop it in. Ensure it has service pack 4 integrated. No SATA drivers are needed. 2. Ensure your hard drive of choice is inserted. Windows 2000 should work with drives up to 500GB, though you will need a modification to work it. Drives 130GB or less require no mods. 3. Start it up, press F2, and ensure the laptop is set to boot from CD/DVD drive. Hit F10 to leave. 4. Let the installer load up. Once finished, go through and follow the prompts. Partition the drive how you'd like. If you want to dual-boot it with XP or Vista, make equal space (E.G. If you have 130GB, make two 65GB partitions). Let it install. 5. After loading it up, using another computer with internet, go here https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/support-product/187?b=1 Everything there should work, even the wireless driver, though I haven't had any luck with the audio driver listed there. 6. Go here http://retrosystemsrevival.blogspot.com/2018/01/boingo-wireless.html and download this. It will link itself to the wireless driver and allow internet to work. 7. Follow this video to update Windows 2000. 8. Go here and set this up. Extended Kernel allows any XP SP2/3 Apps to run. 9. You have successfully set up your Acer TravelMate 2480 with Windows 2000 and Extended Kernel!
  5. You mentioned a couple pages back that a new kernel version is coming out at the end of September. Will this feature Windows 7+ driver support? Also, is there any way to get Vista working under UEFI? Most newer laptops only include that, rendering Vista unusable on those devices, some older laptops from Sandy Bridge/Ivy Bridge have it, which may lead to people wanting to try it out on it (It will fail as Windows Vista's, and even Windows 7's UEFI support does not work with these hardware as they were designed more for Windows 8/8.1), and if you want to use more than 2TB of space on your hard drive/solid state drive. Both of these issues are why I had to use Windows 7 with my 4TB SSD (I got it working by installing 7, deleting the basic display driver entirely, and loading in Intel HD 4000 Graphics through Medicat Mini Windows 10. I don't have BSOD, SafeMode, or checkdisc, but oh well) instead of Vista.
  6. It will work, but there will be serious bugs with it. Many services will refuse to start plus there are a host of other problems. Nobody knows how to get these fixed however. These problems did plague Windows 7, but it was fixed with an update not long after Haswell came out. Most drivers also will not work. You might get lucky and find some, but not everything. Many of these won't work until Win32 figures out how to get Windows7+ drivers working with the kernel. He said to me a while ago that it should be in the release that follows up the May release, whenever he drops that.
  7. Actually, this laptop is able to emulate Gamecube Games and Wii games nicely. It can also run Steam games such as Bloons TD 6 nicely as well. This thread is actually now redundant as I decided to put the 4TB SSD into this laptop instead and install Windows 8.1 to it.
  8. Is that all? I will do that. Thanks for the tips!
  9. Hi! I just purchased a WD Blue 4TB 3D NAND Internal Solid State Drive which will go into another laptop and replace the WD Blue 1TB 3D NAND Solid State Drive currently in that computer and I was thinking about popping the 1TB into my Dell Latitude E6530 and installing Windows Vista with Extended Kernel to it and was wondering about SSD care tips when using one with Vista. I do have Elpamsoft's SSD Tweaker Pro, which I got when I tried Vista on a 500GB SSD on an older Vista laptop, and it appeared to work, but I wanted to know of other tips that can help in prolonging the life of the SSD while using it with Vista. Thanks in advanced for your guys' help!
  10. Not sure if this is extended kernel related, but sometimes when I wake my laptop from sleep mode, the wireless internet does not work and trying to configure a wireless network causes Explorer to freeze, requiring me to restart just to get it working again. This has happened on an Acer Aspire E1-531 and a Dell Latitude E6530. The Acer had Qualcomm Atheros for internet while the Dell (which I am currently using) has Intel Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 AGN. I should note that I did disable the "Allow Windows to turn off this device to save power", but it still does not fix the problem! Any help is greatly appreciated!
  11. I think you need VCRedist2019. Install that and then try again.
  12. I got it working a few days ago! Most of the 7 drivers from the Dell website worked. A few, I just used driver booster to get.
  13. I have tried the latest beta version and it works like a charm with vcredist 2019 installed. Per Vistafand, you don't need the Extended Kernel for 2019. Fore some reason, I thought you did. Anywho, for the latest beta build of Dolphin, you will in fact need the Extended Kernel (unlike Vcredist 2019). Just install Vcredist 2019, download the latest beta build of Dolphin (Vcredist 2019 has a link on the Dolphin download page), extract it to your desktop or whatever, and then open it. It should open just fine. No modification of files needed. I'm only using Dolphin 2014 as that was compiled around the time Ivy Bridge was still on the market (and around the time the early Haswell's were heading out) and I experience less glitches in most Wii Games, although to beat World 6-1 and 6-2 in Super Paper Mario, I had to temporarily upgrade to the newest beta. In all, Haswell is the minimum I recommend for Dolphin as I have a 2015 desktop with that and I have no glitches using the latest beta and Windows 8.1, although if you have souped up Ivy Bridge laptop like I have and want to travel with Dolphin, you will be fine for the most part, although you may need to swap Dolphin versions as issues/glitches dictate (Google search the glitch/issue and check the search results for more info on this. The save data is compatible with most versions. For Wii, copy the title folder located inside Documents\Dolphin Emulator\Wii. For Gamecube, copy GC. Move these to Desktop and then delete the Dolphin Folder. Setup the different version of Dolphin, run a Wii game once til you get to the save data screen, close it down, and then copy the title folder in as well as the GC folder).
  14. Well, I caved, popped back in the 1TB HDD, and installed a dual-boot Windows Vista and Windows 8.1. Currently playing Super Paper Mario with Dolphin on Vista. Works really great! I'm using the 2014 build of Dolphin, so Extended Kernel is probably not needed for this version. For later versions it is as I believe Microsoft VCRedist 2019 does not work without the kernel and new Dolphin requires that to run (The beta builds that is).

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