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gerwin

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  1. Thanks again! The toolbar icons became a somewhat ugly since previous versions. It seems they are made for white background only.
  2. I also have an older iPad mini 3 with IOS 8.1.3 (2015), and I am using similar iTools v1.8.4.6 for it. That iTools version is just a single portable executable, and works great. Note that IOS 8 Safari Browser is unusable on the current internet. Anyways that old one may die one of these days, so when I saw an offer for a low-priced spare I decided to go for that. Even though there is a lot to dislike about iPads and IOS too, I know.
  3. Big pleasant surprise here: Full connectivity with an iPad Mini 4 (2015-2019) with IOS 14.6 (24-05-2021) installed. Using iTools v4.3.5.5. This allows for access to photos, music, ebooks etc. So this iTools program downloads and installs apple drivers automatically (normally part of iTunes software), and it seemingly succeeds in doing that under Windows XP. (The currently latest version of iTools, v4.4.5.6. does not run on Windows XP. Many calls to unsupported functions. ) Edit: Latest 3uTools v2.57.031 (2021-08-30) is very similar. It seems to have more options. It also works under windows XP, and also successfully connects to the mentioned iPad. Actually this 3uTools works better compared to the mentioned iTools version, as it is more recent, and better adapted to IOS 14.6 specifics.
  4. Goed gevonden / Good find. It took a little digging again, but I found three differences with files in the language pack "nl\devtools\client" folder, all related to WebIDE. (Which was supposedly removed by roytam?, though not really). Anyways, it works now, please try the updated language pack in my edited previous post.
  5. I tried to make a "content.dtd" based on the one found at this link. But that did not work, maybe because of the #ifdef etc. https://github.com/roytam1/UXP/tree/650abe2cb9eb02c14369a807a6225ebb053d0b17/application/palemoon/locales/en-US/chrome/browser/preferences Then I found a local copy of "content.dtd" in the Newmoon 28 "omni.ja" file. Using that file, either original or a translation based on it, works fine. Attached Dutch language pack for NewMoon 28, version 03-2021. Except for the mentioned "content.dtd" file, it is identical to "pm-langpack-nl-28.10.0" Edit: Revision B changes and adds three files: menus.properties / webide.dtd / webide.properties pm-langpack-nl-28.10.0 Adjusted Post-03-2021B.xpi
  6. ZWCAD is a chinese AutoCAD like program. It is VERY AutoCAD like. Surprisingly ZWCAD 2020 SP2 32-bit still works fine in Windows XP. But with the arrival of the 2021 edition, it no longer does.
  7. Thanks for the suggestions! So I will slowly start on preparing a Linux environment for one of the E350 Nettops (yeah I have a spare one too), to make it both the internet radio and a file sharing device. I am already familiar with Linux Solus 4 Mate, so I really prefer to use that, and avoid having to learn about a different OS or distribution. Regardless, If someone has some knowledge about the security or insecurity of Windows XP NAT file sharing, in the current day and age, I would gladly learn about it.
  8. Thanks a lot! I will check if the information you provided enables me to adjust the language pack for latest NM28. If so, I will share a copy here.
  9. I have some systems in a LAN, connected through the usual cable-company supplied WAN/LAN router. Router brand is Technicolor. File sharing is set disabled in the Windows XP systems, in the LAN-Adapter settings. At the moment I cannot say exactly how necessary that is for security, but that is what I did. The router had a nice option to use an USB storage device as a NAS. It worked to some degree, however, it is bugged: At some point certain files start to behave read-only. So the past years I have been just swapping around USB storage. (And experiencing reliability issues with USB 3 drives and USB 3 SD card readers, which have made me prefer USB 2 again for these ones. No issues with larger 2,5" USB 3 devices ) Can someone recommend a small NAS like solution for sharing files between Windows XP and Linux? Just to hold some music and books and transfer some small files. Thanks in advance Edit: I do have a small E350 nettop with Windows XP functioning as internet radio. But am hesitant to make it the file sharing device. Maybe if I would install Linux on it instead.
  10. Much appreciated. Yes I will try v347.26 when I have some time. Your observations are noted. With v347.09 brief testing, I have seen one hang with 3Dmark2001SE. Showing a benchmark intro screen, about to fade in, but it remains very dark forever. Two other runs; no problem. Driver v368.91 had this same issue quite regularly, maybe like half the benchmark runs got stuck like that. With v344.75 I have never seen this hang, despite that I have benchmarked it a dozen times now. Note that for me personally: I am already satisfied with the GT 710 card and the driver v344.75. It performs a bit better then its AMD counterpart, the Radeon HD6450, whilst staying cooler. No system fan required :). I hoped it would perform more then it does, but I now understand this GT 710 chipset was especially redesigned for low power usage. Half the shader-transistor count is factory-disabled. The Windows XP PCI-Express lane-idling-behaviour is a bit annoying, just have to remember to do a standby-wake cycle before 3D usage, whenever the system loaded from reset/reboot instead of a cold boot. Maybe, one day good day, I will try and find the PCI register responsible for this, and poke it.
  11. Thanks for the tip. Actually I used v344.75 because IIRC you mentioned it in the other topic here. I just tried driver v347.09 for a bit, but at least in my 32-bit setup, it makes little difference, behaves pretty much the same. 3DMarks2001 gives 37230 points with this driver, it was 37285 before. The icafe driver v368.91 was mentioned in a Russian 'guide to running Windows XP 32-bit in 2021', which was also posted here, as a word document. Sorry. I have no idea. Actually I am only recently reading up on the Geforce series, I was using AMD Radeon cards ever since the NVIDIA bad solder issue of 2008.
  12. Good to know that al these cards worked in XP with that driver. I may try v368.81 when I have some time. But I am somewhat expecting to have the same 3DMark hangs again, which I had with the v368.91. These two drivers are just one week apart in file date. From what I now read, the "iCafe" is just some official NVidia alternative packaging. When you open the installer with 7-zip, the "Display.Driver" folder is pretty much the same. And that is what I extracted, modded and installed manually, in all cases.
  13. I have a small issue with the latest Palemoon/Newmoon 28, with language packs. The dialog in Preferences->Content seemingly had some changes over the past months. Since recently it also has a "Media Formats" field at the bottom. But all the available NL/Dutch language packs that I download are lacking these fields. Therefore that dialog page will appear entirely empty. Inside the language pack the file "content.dtd" should hold these translated fields. I am perfectly fine tweaking "content.dtd" manually, like before, but I cannot do so until I find an example showing the new field names.
  14. Fine with me. Thanks. I since found the term used for the PCI-express lane upscaling and downscaling: "Link State Power Management". Manual override is lacking in Windows XP. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_xp-performance/link-state-power-management-settings-in-xp/b91e3069-3a6f-4a85-bc3c-3a063687946c
  15. Another GT 710 is in for testing: GigaByte GV-N710D5SL-2GL Device ID: NVIDIA_DEV.128B Passive cooling 2GB GDDR5 VRAM with higher memory clocks. Produced Week 26 2020. Bought new this week. Apparently also has a hybrid VBIOS for legacy systems 3DMark2001SE benchmark goes from 30554 points for the DDR3 card to 37285 points for this GDDR5 one. With driver v344.75. Driver v368.91 iCafe version also works, but I had a hang when loading the benchmark and went back to v344.75. No stability issues with that driver so far. I was a little worried that 2GB VRAM is overly large compared to the rest of the system and that it would remove an extra chunk of usable system RAM. But it was 3,0 GB in the Windows system properties (4GB actually installed), and it is still like that. PCI-Express lane activation is again troublesome. With both driver versions it was stuck at 1x PCIe initially (benchmark decreases to 26878 points). Other times it is stuck at 8x and not going idle. It is NOT caused by improper seating of the card in the slot. For now I think it is caused by Warm reboots. Cold boots, but also a cycle to standby then waking seem to bring PCIe to 8x lanes. In the attached image, I colored the fields that are actually different from the previous MSI GT 710 card.

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