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Destro last won the day on February 1

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  1. He did a lot for the 9x community, It's a huge loss. I heard about this little over a week ago but I never bought anything from him or did I know him more or less than other people around here. Ya we don't know anything about his estate, or if anyone inherited his intellectual property. We don't know if his programs and drivers will continue to be available or become abandonware, with no way to acquire going forward. Id say it's probably better to give it some time and see if his work is taken over by new management. if not than everything he did will be lost forever, unless its archived for the public. I did archive his entire website last weekend in the wayback machine, but most of his stuff wasn't free.
  2. what if it's on a separate disk that means not having 2-3 operating systems on the same disk with partitions but 2 physical disks.
  3. to vague, can't know what drivers to look for if you didn't tell us what drivers you need. just saying i need driver for cheap laptop, I am not even going to bother helping you. Instead if you want to tell us what chipset, it uses we can try to just get windows 2000 to install. But you didn't say if you got that far we don't know.
  4. roytam1 is a legend. if anyone can get newmoon 26 running on 98se he can. If he actually got that running 98se would be a viable operating system in 2019.
  5. VPN, like PIA with RealVNC is what I'd do. Not sure if the free versions offer encryption and the mirror driver. I use Enterprise Editions.
  6. ya, I install 98lite chubby after that what I do is uninstall Internet explorer. That way you still have pointers and support for some applications that use IE help engine, and IE rendering engine. I been successful in just installing the IE 5.5 sp2 core files from SP3 not the SP itself on top of uninstall IE with chubby and gotten applications that complain about needing IE 5.5 Installed. There is a procedure tho to run chubby + no IE + 5.5 sp2 core files + the updated Explorer/2000 theme + Rp9. This method is the best I found. But you can run that without installing the 100s of patches.
  7. Performance only patches Like many others out there who only want to run programs on a private lan and do not care about security fixes on a unsecurable operating system. Thats the key argument here un-securable. I've tried 98se SP3 before SP2 98se2me. All of those just make the computer slow. At this point in time 2019 I do not care about having every fix known to man for 98se, 1st I only run 98se on Retro hardware that is already slow, like pentiums 2s and 3s maybe even less. 2nd I only play games or toy with old programs. 3rd only network connectivity I use is local but I do care about fast lan connectivity. I have some Idea of just basic patches like TCP 1.4. IOS.sys, larger capacity drives etc but what I want some advices on is a list of only fixes that increase performance, and stability. probably under 20 hotfixes or less for 98se. Maybe a clear guild for patches for network only, HDD, ram, cpu, video, sound etc and stability for just runing games etc that increase speed and stability.
  8. Ever since Lenovo bought IBM the notebooks have just got worst. T43 was the last real thinkpad. And IBM always had good docking stations like selectadoc II and III, I have one of those for my 770x and it has 3 PCI and ISA slots and my T43 I have a Dock II that has a PCI slot. Can just install a sound blaster in those and game like a champ, I got a voodoo 2 and a AWE64 gold in my 770x laptop.
  9. Ya i could be mistaken but i'm 99% sure I ran a 1000MT in a 98se box before. There are drivers. That being said 1000MT is buggy on some intel PCI sets i thought as I recall.
  10. I'm so confused. What are you trying to capture video from a webcam? Or from like a TV card or frame grabber? Free There is windows media encoder 7.1 "wmencoder71.exe" http://www.mediafire.com/file/v1x8y98cshp236j/wmencoder71.exe/file Free Windows Media Tools 4.1 "wmtools.exe" http://www.mediafire.com/file/chc4wag44byd658/wmtools Not Free Nero Vision Express 6 it basically was free and came free for billions of people if they bought a CD/DVD burner as bundle ware. It is basically free. For video recording it require device that has direct show drivers for 9x
  11. ME should work, but Id roll with 98se with Sp3 and I bet you wouldn't have any issues at all. Then you can do 98se2me .
  12. It an out of band update for Vanilla XP and 2003 server must be such a serious undisclosed vulnerability they had to patch it. like wannacry
  13. There are universal sata drivers for XP but you have to have compatible hardware. if you do not than your issue is specific to you not to XP booting on modern hardware or to other users. you either integrate the driver into a install source using nlite or you put it on a floppy and F6 the driver on install. https://www.win-raid.com/t3024f45-Guide-Integration-of-AMD-s-AHCI-RAID-drivers-into-a-WinXP-W-k-CD.html I dont use retore points so I never had this issue before personally I have no need to use system restore on anything because I know what I am doing. But try this. http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/127417-system-restore-points-stop-xp-dual-boot-delete.html
  14. SSD tweaker pro 2.1 Naraeon SSD Tools only Manual TRIM btw you don't need to trim an SSD unless it has problems as far as i know
  15. Ya i guess I don't find much use for somthing that works in a VM, but wont work on period appropriate hardware. Since If the hardware is not period appropriate there no benefit to run 9x aside from just wanting to. But for me personally I cannot be convinced to run 98se on a fast computer that could run XP for wanting to not be able to actually have something that works just because. Theres actually very few things that wont run on XP better than they run on 98se, aside from period hardware and period drivers, and there is even less software besides DOS based programs that wont run.
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