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FranceBB last won the day on May 28 2019

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  1. Just as a heads up: Facebook has updated its skin and it f***ed up the visualization on Chromium 54 (spoofed as 85). It works fine on NewMoon, though: which, once again, shows how much we all appreciate Roytam's work.
  2. Well, just update it here, I'll include it in my first post: https://forum.doom9.org/showthread.php?t=175829
  3. Yep, it got updated automatically today for me. Works like a charm.
  4. Hi there, just to report that with NewMoon, Slack has to be added in about:config, otherwise it gives an error about the browser not being compatible: general.useragent.override.app.slack.com;Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; WOW64; rv:99.9) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/99.9 (Pale Moon) Changing the user agent works like a charm. Cheers, Frank
  5. Easy, you don't install them as those updates are meant for Win7 and they have been mistakenly rolled out to XP / POSReady users that have Office 2010 as well thus breaking their Office build.
  6. Just for info: @Dibya (a developer from our group) just patched the security vulnerability CVE2020-0674 by backporting the fix from newer Windows. @dencorso I assume we can only post it on RyanVM, right? Or can we post the patch here? 'cause if we can we're gonna post a link.
  7. Potplayer is both x86 and x64, so I think it tried to install the x64 version on your XP x64 even if you wanted the 32bit version. I wouldn't be surprised to find out that the 64bit isn't supported. The 32bit version, however, works as expected on XP x86 without any fancy mod or anything. I have an x86 version of XP myself, so...
  8. It means that a new version of PotPlayer has been released and it's still compatible with XP. PotPlayer is very well known to be a very good player based on open codecs that still supports Windows XP, so, instead of writing every time "A new version of PotPlayer which still supports Windows XP has been released, namely version xxxx" Sampei just began to write "Out PotPlayer v. xxxxx". Anyway, I understand that it can be a bit confusing for people unfamiliar with the software and the topic. For the records: I was offered to update the other day, I updated and it's working flawlessly.
  9. Yep, I've just updated Adobe Flash Player. As a side note, Oracle never replied to my ticket... I like to think that they didn't purposely ignored me and that it's just because of covid-19 and they're busy / with limited capacity...
  10. FranceBB

    chrome 49 XP

    I know DoaJC_Blogger, he's on our Windows Forever Skype Group and we've been talking several times over the past months. His re-write of chromium is the best chance we've got so far, however we're not quite there yet because of GDI. Once again: If any of you have C++ skills and wants to help, please contact me on Skype (francebb1 - franceopf@gmail.com) and I'll add you to the group so that you can help in the development.
  11. Well... SunMSCAPI it's part of security.cpp in src/windows/native/sun/security/ and these APIs are used by desktop applications for things like to access smartcard certificates for TLS connections and other stuff, so I can't tell you that it's safe to ignore the update, however I don't have enough knowledge of Java to tell you that it's critical either.
  12. I finally had time to look at this as well and I can confirm that it doesn't work on my computer either and I know why. Precisely. We did backport ncrypt.dll but it also relies on a series of dlls, two of which don't exist in XP either: NTEXT.DLL and BCRYPT.DLL. Although bcrypt.dll has been backported as well, there's no current implementation of NTEXT and the following APIs in our modified version of XP: RtlDeleteResource RtlInitializeResource NtClose RtlInitializeSRWLock RtlReleaseSRWLockExclusive RtlAcquireSRWLockExclusive RtlFreeSid RtlAllocateHeap RtlSizeHeap NtOpenKey RtlNtStatusToDosError NtQueryValueKey RtlCompareUnicodeString NtQueryInformationProcess NtOpenFile NtDeviceIoControlFile RtlImageNtHeader RtlReleaseResource RtlAcquireResourceExclusive RtlAcquireResourceShared LdrDisableThreadCalloutsForDll RtlAllocateAndInitializeSid RtlInitUnicodeString RtlFreeUnicodeString RtlAnsiStringToUnicodeString RtlInitAnsiString RtlFreeAnsiString RtlUnicodeStringToAnsiString RtlFreeHeap RtlReleaseRelativeName NtCreateFile RtlDosPathNameToRelativeNtPathName_U RtlAbsoluteToSelfRelativeSD RtlGetControlSecurityDescriptor RtlNtStatusToDosErrorNoTeb NtOpenProcess RtlInitializeCriticalSection RtlDeleteCriticalSection RtlLeaveCriticalSection RtlEnterCriticalSection RtlAppendUnicodeToString And... sure, you could just replace that DLL (sunmscapi.dll) and use an older one to make Java work: However the future doesn't look bright 'cause this time we've been lucky and it was a trivial component, next time we might not be as lucky... (I'm tagging you just for an heads up: @Dibya, @neverseen, @Skulltrail) Shall we try to report it to Oracle and pray that they'll revert to the former implementation of sunmscapi? EDIT: I reported it to Oracle Name of the Applet or Application: Java 8 Update 251 Provide clear and detailed description of the problem you are experiencing, including error messages: As we rolled out the new update to our Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 tills we noticed that sunmscapi.dll was changed and is now calling ncrypt.dll which represents a problem as those APIs don't exist in our Embedded version of Windows. After we rolled out the update, we replaced sunmscapi.dll with the former one. This way, we managed to get Java 8 Update 251 work. It's a shame to break Embedded products compatibility just for a silly call to the APIs like this one. You can see that it works on this test machine running Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 x86 in Virtual Machine: (screenshot). Your Operating System: Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 x86 Java Software Version: 8 Update 251 Which Java version(s) did this work with before this issue? 8 Update 241 Thank you for taking the time to write. We will reply as soon as possible, Oracle.
  13. ElectroBOOM published a new video in which it compares different kind of lightbulbs and he used a camera to analyze the light spectrum. The software he used to see the spectrum was clearly running on Windows XP. Video (if you're curious, check minute 6:33):
  14. Yep, many Avisynth plugins can compile but don't work on XP without /Zc:threadSafeInit as XP doesn't have a way to handle the way they use to handle threads, therefore /Zc:threadSafeInit is needed to make them thread-safe and compatible with XP. If you could try to compile it again but with /Zc:threadSafeInit I can test it. As to the topic, I've seen the topic, let's move our conversation there as it's more encoding-related (doom9-related). We'll get back here if it works.
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