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  1. Thank you to the creator of Retrozilla, in times of deprecating TLS 1.0 and 1.1 (also affects old smartphone browsers)this is an indispensable resource. If there are pages not opening and its just for the text the googles cache (javascript must be enabled)or a webproxy might do the trick. Just my two cents.
  2. Thanks for mentioning all that stuff about TLS1.2 I wasnt even aware that besides Retrozilla browsers (compatible with 9x) existed supporting it. Didnt really have luck with SeaMonkey ever so far but seems to be a specific version that you mentioned and I probably didnt try it out. I also had problems with Opera because it was outdated once I got hold of a version that would have been interesting for windows 9x. It was the so called Opera LABS SPDY thats supposed to support SPDY 2 and SPDY 3 standards. However since https(h2) became the successor its more common that some servers su
  3. How will this affect Windows 7 usage by having a newer browser being supported in its twilight years. And what will become of the EdgeHTML version of Edge and Internet Explorer? Question 1: I think it will have no effect on Windows 7. Second question is interesting because I think theres not much use of another Chromium based browser even if it comes from Microsoft, but not saying they shouldnt try. However this means Microsoft will have to either integrate autoupdate of the new browser or now even offer security updates for the Edge chromium-based for Windows 7 and Wind
  4. Except for "Stylish" I never tried those Add-ons. But 45.9 is also one of the last Firefox versions to support alot of the good Add-Ons. But firefox isnt the browser I use for e-mailing, its just for certain sites Im relatively sure that wont lead to malware. Im using the Add-On Classic Theme Restorer with FF 45.9 ESR for example. I think it really depends how important certain Add-ons are for you.
  5. @jumper Right, I must have forgotten that as I didnt update WUPG since then IIRC anymore. What happened so far (after the last version in 2010): The last thing I did planing on was adding a few updates that werent included in the pack before. Then I still had another IE6 cumulative update (unofficial) but since IE6 nowadays is used so rarely (support of pages post http/1.1 and security reasons) that wasnt really a big thing to include. So rather it wouldn have been interesting to include something to improve the non-IE browsers supporting 98SE. And after youtube ended up disabl
  6. Yes hellopdf is ok. I tried also two additional pdf converters that might have one supporting format 1.7. My file had text and two images inside. It was surely made with PDF 1.7 atleast I suppose that Word 2010 supported creating these types of PDFs. I checked with hellopdf which is freeware(should only support up to pdf 1.6): Result were ok or average but some formating issues like image shifted or wrong size of image. "SomePDF.com" (supported format unknown probably pdf 1.6 maybe 1.7 but rather not) converter through the web archive ,was freeware. Results were average. Meanin
  7. True. Like the thing that Flash is getting replaced with HTML5 just because mobile devices support it better. And ofcourse older browsers dont work that well over years and the Javascript stuff and Ads everywhere play a roll. Regarding this topic I did suggest the virualization solutions since most modern hardware probably doesnt bring any drivers for Windows 9x with it. So its more a question if the drivers will be recognized or not. When I had to install Windows XP on a system formerly running Windows 2000 I did run into such a case where the network card(NIC) wasnt recognized. So
  8. You might try Windows 98SE through VMWare ESXi (formerly VmWare Esx) or so. I saw a video where somebody claimed to install Windows 98 on Esxi. Still might be the best option how to install on modern hardware.
  9. My friends gave me a 17" LCD (non CRT) for my old windows 98se machine. Actually been the first own 17" monitor I ever used at home (notebooks just rarely have that size but to be preciously even a 15" notebook tft has the same display size as a 17" CRT where only the diagonal size is counted if I remember correctly). However the thing you mentioned reminds me of myself. I also hate the highest possible screen resolution. Its just so unusual to have that small desktop icons. So althought I use 1366x768 for my working notebook , I still stick to 1024x768 or similiar on the 17" LCD fo
  10. So If I understood it correctly....recently I tried to visit msfn.org on the Windows 98SE PC and it didnt open completely that is the part where CSS fails. And this is not just on my system. I thought the whole msfnorg unusable thing was meant to be the login form (another issue that came fist). If I remember correctly that issue could be solved by using Palemoon. But never tried it myself. But its not even loading the website completely now. That must be the issue related to CSS .I can confirm that msfn.org also doesnt load in Opera or couple of Firefox versions (with the d
  11. Didnt check that. And were you able to play the video without Opera lets say with a media player? For me it only worked inside Opera 12. Btw.: I cant login with Opera mobile 12.1 or Opera mini on Android nor Dolphin mini aswell. But UC Browser did work atleast in the "Desktop mode". Seems to be webkit related with msfn.org?! I did learn about css once, but I just wonder why being able to login or not has to do with css. I dont want to do as Im over smart but I always thought CSS is just for design purposes. For me on Windows 98SE loging in to my msfn.org accou
  12. I want to report the folliwing. Neither Opera Mobile 12.1 (also called classic) nor Opera 12.x eith Spdy 2.0/Spdy 3.0 support worked for the tested devices to perform spdy protocol. Android 2.3.6: opera mobile 12.1_generic (intrrnal version 12.1.4) Opera mobile classic 12.1.6 Windows 9x with kernelEx.: opera labs spdy 12.0.1 (dont bother to ask if thats opera 12.10, no it was a ln experimental limited beta from opera labs with so called spdy support back in year 2012). How I know SPDY doesnt work (for the record: http2 browsing cant be tested at all )?
  13. Under the same menu you can change settings in Opera 12 to make a right-click option "Download video" appear on Youtube. I found this yesterday when testing some setting in the CTRL+F12 menu. Funny how many non working features can be re-enables through this. Know here its about msfn, but before I found this thing yesterday every video would be in sluggish HTML5 format, and atleast then I could download it to load from the own drive. Also it seems that with the help of "User Scripts" many things can be customized with Opera that wouldnt work by default. I will check this out the nex
  14. I dont know how often you checked youtube with Flash. The issue the user mentioned is the one that systems with Windows 98/ME might be sluggish with HTML5 so like me and others he tried to play it with old school Flash (nohtml5=1 previously lastly embedding via /v/ in the url). That message Youtube shows up is not so old like you may have written here. It happened this year the first time. I think if I remember correctly Flash was usable around march and even till june 2017. And as I remember it: Ending of summer this year Youtube turned off Flash support entirely (since than the me
  15. I actually found out about a Plan B to use Flash. It had to do with "Javascript". The Russian "Ru Board" mentioned back in Autumn 2017 some Javascript file that could be used. But it didnt work for Opera 12.0x which I tested on Windows 98SE. Interestingly I somehow achieved to DOWNLOAD(!) youtube videos that seem to be FLV format. Im not sure 100% because I had to pick an file extension name. It happened that I modified css settings or so and somehow the youtube design was messed up in Opera 12, and I got a message that the "video is not available". But after F5 it loaded with H
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