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  1. Wow, yes!! It WAS the useragent! I first turned on hardware acceleration (no effect), then put in an extension and here is what happened: This is a video which should offer the "4K" resolution, as you can see that is not in the list offered to me. Exact same place, reloaded the tab after spoofing as Windows "10" and suddenly the list keeps going?! Anyway thank you so much, no idea why my previous efforts at this seemingly obvious thing failed. And isn't that some s***? OK I don't know if any of you are not using a useragent switcher but apparently YouTube blocks higher resolution streams for XP.
  2. I have another question possibly related to EE 360. Here is a secret, known by few. When YouTube introduced resolutions above x1080 in 2011-2012, it worked on XP. But in a later update, either to browsers or the site, this functionality disappeared. The highest resolution that appears in 360 (or any other browser) is x1080. This is bad for me because I do video editing and need to see how things look at x1440. Useragent doesn't seem to be the solution. Truthfully I don't know what it is - those resolutions just don't appear in XP. For some reason. Browser - for the most part sites accept that this is Chrome 78, definitely eligible to load the x1440 video. Drivers? Doesn't seem to matter which ones are loaded. Any ideas?
  3. I don't know what this is called. I have the mouse over the refresh button. Note it is highlighted in square. When I load a page, it becomes an X (stop). When the page is loaded it goes back to that static icon. About travelocity: Thank you all, I was being an id***, adguard was preventing the page from loading for some dumb reason.
  4. Not trying to rub salt anywhere but does this not demonstate why being dependent on a platform like Steam is a bad idea? Buy from GOG, get your local copy, f*** those guys making you log in and connect to access your own software. I was leery enough of GameSpy arcade, not that it wasn't very nice, and I am surprised at how badly its closure was managed, but when it did some games became unplayable - at least in client.
  5. Hi, couple of things. Is anyone able to open travelocity.com with v12? It loads for me and then blanks and is replaced with a spinner. Other thing, is it possible to use the "square button GUI" of 12.0.1016 with 12.0.1592? I find the animation on the refresh button to be really annoying. Thank you
  6. Pretty much. I am not using NoScript. Important disclaimer, this is version 12.0.1016.
  7. Example of a page 360 explorer HATES: eBay product pages. It's very unhappy about loading image previews, and sometimes the "related items" widgets on the page crash the page. https://www.ebay.com/itm/144132099755?epid=111947699&hash=item218ef14eab:g:~9kAAOSwMztg90eX
  8. Nah, it's off. I just checked the CPU usage for the screen saver I was using, and it's...nothing really. Looks the same as idle. I was actually using the "Windows XP" screen saver for years until I noticed it always hijacked focus from the active window (the other screensavers don't do this - of course). So I switched to "starfield." I just like the effect. I plan on trying out one or two of Humming Owl's builds, at least, to see how stable they are. I have the "Russian" version and it is not awful actually, I have to switch the kernel back to webkit a few times a day and I get a CTD maybe every couple of days - I know not to stress it, and I've been copying text before I submit it a lot - but it's ok because it saves the session. Compared to Opera on Windows 7 it's definitely somewhat slower (I'm going to try v11 later), and there are occasional pages it hates or just won't load, but the usability is actually not too far off.
  9. And? Did I not wait long enough for a reply? I wouldn't even have brought it up if you hadn't made your non-reply to it. I wasn't even talking to you. I was just asking the forum for help and YOU stirred this sh-it up. Not me. I just asked an innocent question. I didn't ask for your opinion on it. You're quoting something I wrote about your reply because I don't come here often? O...k... Finally. Thank you for the suggestion. I hope you will understand why this is unsatisfactory. Don't blame XP. Firefox doesn't do this. Chrome doesn't do this. They had a way of maintaining activity without peripheral inputs. I am frustrated by 360's inability here, because I watch a lot of video. A little confusing even since it's Chromium but apparently the part that handles the screen saver/monitor sleeping isn't included. I'm on 360 v12. I can just turn those things off for everything, which is an annoying pain in the a**, IMO not too much different from installing a special program and manually switching it on so that the half broken browser can get worked around.
  10. What kind of a s***-ty thing to say is that. If you don't know the answer then you need not reply.
  11. This thing is letting the screen saver cover full screen video. Is there a way to prevent it?
  12. Here's an admittedly not very informative list at xin.at concerning post wannacry updates Microsoft made but never bothered to spread around. http://wp.xin.at/xp-x64-post-mortem-updates Some are only for x64, others are for x32 also. By the way, the guy who runs that site is a god and he will help you if he can.
  13. I'll try a user agent or two, would be surprised. Concurrently, I think VP9 doesn't like making appearances much now. Back in the day (stroke gray hairs), I think 2011 and 2012 you could get those resolutions in XP with the latest version of Firefox, as they were introduced.

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