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  1. Probably yes. All we need now is a "hero" who has a Premium Support contract and is willing to... well... do what it needs to be done (you know what I mean).
  2. We are all well aware of the mess WannaCry caused, yet it was mostly due to unpatched Win7 machines, not the ones running Windows XP, so here we are, years apart, with computers running Windows XP. We can see the programme opened in which the doctor was filling the forms and the obvious bar at the very bottom showing that it's Windows XP (no POSReady or whatever, plain XP). I wonder whether these machines are patched or not... (If you are wondering what that medicine is, it's something to encourage you to p*** and it's not for me. I was "lucky", though, 'cause another doctor asked the one I was talking to a consultation and as soon as she walked out of the room I took the chance to take a picture of the screen. When she came back, she suspected nothing).
  3. That's great!! :D Thank you very much indeed harkaz, I was looking forward to archive it. :)
  4. A big fat thank you, Microsoft! So you do love us, after all. Why am I thanking Microsoft? Well, it's because contrary to what they said in 2018 and reiterated in 2019, they have released the new Microsoft C++ Redistributable 2019 x86 and guess what? They are XP-Compatible. This is a very good news as it means that programmes compiled with Visual Studio 2019 will be able to run on XP without targeting the old deprecated v141_xp but using the new one. Thank you, Microsoft, thank you!! https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/2977003/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads
  5. I wanna tell you something that happened to me. I have a network populated by Windows XP machines, all patched and with Avast and they are all connected to internet and they use it on a daily basis for any sort of stuff. There are other machines in the network that are running other OS like Fedora Linux with Nod32 antivirus and Android with Avast as well. Last but not least, there are virtual machines with Win10, Win98 and other versions of Windows for testing purposes, but they are not accessible from the outside world. Recently we decided to setup a test bench in bare metal, running Windows Server 2019 and connect it to internet and the outside world. We've got an email from the ISP stating that one of our machines has probably been compromised as it has been used in an attack. Later on, we found out that the attacker managed to get access to the machine by using a vulnerability in the RDP protocol of Windows Server 2019. The machine had all the latest updates installed, but no antivirus or firewall other than the default Microsoft ones (it was a test bench after all). It's funny how someone who attacked a network full of Windows XP machines just ignored them, went straight to the one running Windows Server 2019 and managed to compromise it... It surely makes you think...
  6. He's gonna see whether you are a Winnie the Pooh fan and judge you. xD https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/07/china-bans-winnie-the-pooh-film-to-stop-comparisons-to-president-xi
  7. Yep, in Windows XP Professional is there:
  8. When I installed it from the official page. I expected to find the Google account login option, but it prompted me to the 360 account instead. This way it's impossible for me to sync my bookmarks, autofill and passwords across browsers and since I have no intention to install 360 on my mobile as well nor to register for an account, I'm not gonna use it.
  9. I contacted him and he replied. Please note that his very first release release is expected to run on Windows 7 and above as it's just a test, so it will not on XP and Vista as there are many missing kernel calls. Even by linking it to our modified kernel there are still QueryThreadCycleTime, SHGetKnownFolderPath, SetProcessDPIAware, and an API API-MS-WIN-CORE-SYNCH-L1-1-0.DLL which makes use of OpenProcess which will prevent it to run on XP. I sent to him our code stored on GitHub and some of our compiled binaries, although I didn't send the compiled version of Chromium yet, but he'll be able to access it soon as I'm gonna add him to the Windows XP Forever group. C'mon guys, let's make this flipping browser run! EDIT: On an unrelated note, I'm trying Chrome 360, but it's asking me for a 360 Account. Can't I just log in with my google account? Is there a way to link those two? EDIT: Some messages about the CPU and other stuff are still in Chinese. Is there a way to get them in English?
  10. The invite link is invalid, however I'm gonna contact him via the advanced Chrome Forum. There's no reason to have two backported version of Chromium when we can have a joint project and share what we achieved. I'm gonna send him everything we have done as soon as I have the chance to have a word with him, then perhaps this time we will really have Chromium running on XP.
  11. Because it can place an executable in the autorun folder in which resides links to programs that are gonna be opened at boot-time, then wait 'till you'll reboot and boom. Anyway, I'm still running my browser normally, but I think I'm gonna use the Avast Sandbox in the future.
  12. FranceBB

    chrome 49 XP

    Crap! You're right! It doesn't work anymore on Outlook365 2019 either! -.- I guess I'm gonna have to use New Moon to check my emails from now on...
  13. The support may be over, but this doesn't mean that people stopped using XP. Today I've been to the dentist and he is using XP. When I asked him why, he said that XP is connected to the sensors of the tools he uses on a daily basis and that he upgraded to Windows 10 months ago as he changed his computer, however the technician he called spent hours trying to make it work with those sensors but he failed, so he reverted to Windows XP. "I've been using these things since 2005" he said, "I'm gonna keep using XP until I'll change the whole thing, its tools and its sensors, which is unlikely to happen anytime soon". Since I wasn't able to take a clear shot, I told him about the Windows XP Spotter group and I quickly told him that we take pictures of XP running in businesses 'cause we are fan of the OS, so he kindly let me take this picture:
  14. It says that "The vulnerability doesn't affect Windows 8.1 or 10 (or Server variants starting with 2012), but it does affect Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2". Windows Server 2008 R2 is based on Windows 7, but the 2008 version is based on Vista, so I'm pretty sure that Vista is also affected.
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