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greenhillmaniac

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  1. Wait, you got it working on a Fury with a simple INF mod? I must try it on my GPU aswell, if that is the case!!!
  2. Dangit, no R9 380 drivers Regardless, this is an amazing discovery! New cards (that are on the list) can now use Windows XP (and maybe even Windows 2000 with KernelEx...) I wonder if there's something for Vista...
  3. http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop/legacy?product=legacy3&os=Windows+7+-+64 A simple Google search would suffice all your needs If you need a Microsoft Update driver go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website on IE, and search for your card series. https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/ EDIT: Here's a more precise link to the drivers you're looking for in the Microsoft Update Catalog: https://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=radeon+5700
  4. Hello,

    Sorry to bother you, I'm sure you have a busy schedule, but I would like to ask you a few things, if that's OK.

    I'm a big Windows Vista fan, and it's painful for me to see such a good OS suffer a quick death, as programs and drivers that are supported in Windows 7 drop support for Vista, in tandem with XP, even though 7 and Vista share most of the code base. I would like to do something about this. That's why I'm writing this message.

    I know you are the person behind the excelent KernelEx for Windows 2000, who suffers of much of the same problems Vista suffers in terms of support, being left behind in favour of the more successeful brothers, XP and 7. I would like to ask to you guidelines in how to develop my own KernelEx for Vista. I have some coding background, and am not afraid to touch the guts of an OS.

    Are there any specific programs you use to develop KernelEx? What should I be aware, wanting to start such a project? What do I need to know for such a task?

    Thanks for the attention, and, again, sorry for the trouble :)

  5. We REALLY need a KernelEx for Vista... I mean, it's in the same predicament as Windows 2000! Heck, I bet it would be easier to develop than what we have for Windows 2000, because Vista has most of the components 7 has (with the Platform Update and all).
  6. Speaking of Vista's planned obsolescence, Vista's forum here, at MSFN, just got demoted to the Older Windows OS category... How the great have fallen :/
  7. Looks more modern... (get it? M$ renamed Metro to Modern on Windows 8's release)
  8. Has anyone made a ULZ for Windows 8, since it got EOL in January? I wanted to create an updated ISO with all updates up until that point. If you could point me to a link, or website that has that, I would appreciate it!
  9. Yes, the free upgrade does not invalidate the original license key. I know this because I've helped a few people who wanted to upgrade to Windows 10 (AAHH, don't throw rocks at me !!), and used a Windows 7 Professional retail key I had laying around for all of them (just needed to contact Microsoft activation to activate on each PC, due to different hardware configurations). Yes, they had pirated Windows .
  10. From what game is that? Looks like a real world picture...
  11. Unfortunatly, Microsoft seems to be leveraging the Windows Store as its only distribution method for their new and upcoming games, and not only is the Windows Store buggy, but the UWP is MORE LIMITING, compared to the regular Win32 games we've had in the last 30 years: - No VSync - all UWP games are windowed fullscreen - No access to game's executables - so... Microsoft controls their games? no mods or anything?! - No 3rd party overlays - again, no freedom? - No SLI or Crossfire The PC Gaming market needs competition from Steam, but this is not competition. This is bruteforcing. Holding game
  12. That would be awesome! Could finally stop asking people for things and do something myself
  13. Do you plan on working on Windows Vista, to get Windows 7+ drivers and programs working on it? Because since 7 is basically Vista SP3, it shouldn't be too hard to port some of its libraries and dependencies (I speculate). That OS is seriously underrated, and I would like to use it again!
  14. I would like to test, but there are a few problems in the way: - I don't have XP drivers, even though my GPU is DX12 compatible (you've guessed it, it's AMD) - How will people be able to test DX12, when all XP drivers are made with DX9 in mind? Do you plan on making Windows 10 WDDM 2.0 drivers work on XP? Just a few thoughts...
  15. Yes, you can install media capabilities as a separate update: https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=48231 The license should activate anywhere, aslong as it matches the Windows version you have. As for changing the language, aslong as its Windows 10 Pro, you will be able to change the OS language. You don't need a Microsoft account to run Windows 10. You can do it with a local account. That way your kid won't be able to install apps from the Store. There's also built-in parental controls if you need them. Hope this answers your questions
  16. It's a shame the new drivers don't work on Windows Vista. I have a R9 380, and the only drivers that work are the 15.7 and up. I guess I'm limited to Windows 7 and up.
  17. You sure you are on the right place , this is MSFN , MSDN is here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/ jaclaz Ups, first post in the forum and I screw up like that
  18. Hello people from MSFN. I'm relatively new here, but I am enjoying all the knowledge the flows through here. Now, here's the thing. I plan on installing Windows 8.1, seeing that Windows 10 doesn't offer any advantage to me, in comparision to the former OS, and I want to tweak 8.1 to have as very little Metro bul***** as possible, aswell as keep the Services running in the background to a minimum. Any advice to create a clean Windows 8.1 system? Also, I have another problem with Windows 8.1. I'm a gamer , and I usually play old games, like Kega Fusion, Winquake, Doom on Dosbox, amongst others
  19. Has anyone tested the new AMD Crimson on Vista x64? I saw a NT 6.0 reference in the INF files of the Windows 7 version, so it should work, right? Also, since they dropped NET Framework, maybe it will have less Windows dependencies and work on Vista?!?
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