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MikeyV

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  1. Just right-click the "+ Add to Firefox" button on the addons website, and save target as... Then you get the save dialogue. Maybe i will edit/delete this post in a few days, i dont want MozFox to read it and change things... quick, go right-click right-click right-click
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    Windows XP - Deepest Impressions

    The simplest answer is supply and demand. If enough people are using a 10 or 20 year old os, then keep supporting it. New Coke https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Coke They should have just told everyone that they need to move on, even if it tastes bad? The old recipe should go away? The tech companies are in cokes shoes now, but they are telling the customers to keep drinking the bad stuff.
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    Windows XP - Deepest Impressions

    I dont care if companies want to abandon stuff, but lately its artificial barriers to block older things. Im so glad i dont live in a "cloud" world, because all my old software wouldnt work, some guy somewhere could just flip a switch on some server and im forced to play some upgrading game on something that was working perfectly.
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    Windows XP - Deepest Impressions

    Haha, my comb is a joke, i dont really sell combs. Light hearted joke, newer is not always better. Skim the xp subsection, and you will find a thousand reasons people still use xp. Your "as it should be" comment is dismissive of everyone who still has a use and a preference for using xp. I will never believe the death of xp is "as it should be". Same goes with 7.
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    Windows XP - Deepest Impressions

    Im so tired of people trying to hold onto the past. I sell combs, and i too would like to have income flowing after the initial sale. With bluetooth connectivity to your cellphone, i can collect some data that helps me to better target the customer with what they dont know they need yet. I can charge your bank automatically through your cellphone per month to keep the supply of hair balm being shipped to you. I dont care if you dont want hair balm, it is not a comb i am selling you, but a hair care and grooming enhancement service. But seriously, what i wonder more is why people would come to an xp specific section in a forum just to p*** on everyones parade. After you rid the world of old OS users, there are people world wide who, brace yourself, like old cars. Destroy their communities, think of the poor car manufacturers.
  6. Thanks for the settings tips, added them to my info folder. Did some digging, If you add : CustomLocation1=FIREFOX|C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\Application Data\Moonchild Productions\Basilisk\Profiles\ into ccleaner.ini it will check and determine its firefox based, this feature seems to be added in ccleaner v2.28.1091, tested basilisk with v4.11 slim.
  7. Thanks so much for this project. Finally started to move away from 52esr to basilisk 52-g4.1, nice smooth transition, my addons work, i just have one question; Has anyone set tools like ccleaner with folders to be cleaned, before i start looking myself? Temp / net tracks type things that wont break basilisk. Thanks!
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    Newer motherboards that support WinXP

    Asus Sabertooth 990FX Rev2.0 (not sure about rev1) running amd-fx 8350 32gb ram radeon HD 7800 series- WinXP x86 + x64 run great. Sadly when they moved to Rev3.0 they dropped xp support. I know they changed some components when they rev'd, but i am not sure how much you could "force" the rev2 drivers into rev3.
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    Antivirus for xp?

    Clamwin + Clam Sentinel gets you real time scanning, and its still lightweight.
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    Creating a Full-Blown Compatibility Layer.

    Any apps like wsuso for xp posready, offline update? Searching around leads me to nothing interesting.
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    Creating a Full-Blown Compatibility Layer.

    Fresh install of x86 sp3 slipstreamed with updates ~2014, ExtXp patch installed/rebooted smooth. I picked some really bad choices to test as far as software goes, so i wasted time. When i get more, will try some other stuff.
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    Shorthorn Project

    Thanks for what you're doing, and sharing.
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    Official - Windows 10 Worst Crap Ever!

    This is a possible way for them to force features even onto LTSB branch before the max allowed (10 years?) feature push. Heres a big pile of updates that we wont call a service pack anymore. It adds features a business does not want. So far so good, except.. Sorry, but we decided not to update ###1 anymore, you need to accept the ###2 big pile of updates & features to get any more security updates. I use the term features loosely. One mans source of milk is another mans source of manure.
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    Creating a Full-Blown Compatibility Layer.

    Is this something to replace system files, or drop into a programs folder? SP2, or 3 needed? Any extra info appreciated
  15. MS DISM, Winreducer, dism++, msmg toolkit, to name a few recent ones worth looking into.
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