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sdfox7 last won the day on August 9

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  1. Introducing - Unofficial Windows XP SP4

    @98SE @Dave-H Dave, you were actually part of this discussion last year. MOM messages: you'll find the answer here:
  2. Latest Version of Software Running on XP

    The final release of WinRAR 5.50 (post-beta) became available on August 15, 2017. It is confirmed working on Windows XP SP3: http://www.rarlab.com/rar/wrar550.exe Windows XP SP2 users should download WinRAR 5.31, as that is the last official release: http://www.rarlab.com/rar/wrar531.exe The complete WinRAR changelog is available here: http://www.rarlab.com/rarnew.htm
  3. List of Web Browsers Working with XP 2017

    @98SE The T23 is the only T2x with 1GB officially supported. The earlier models (T20, T21, T22) are officially supported to 512MB. Also note that when you get to the T23, it is a hot-rod Pentium III-M, and supports PC133 RAM while the earlier models support PC100 RAM.
  4. List of Web Browsers Working with XP 2017

    @98SE The reason the downloads are larger is because these are archived versions, with all installers put into one ZIP file. This means the installers for Windows, Mac, Linux, etc are all in one complete download package. Once you download and unzip the file, you can open the folder and double-click on the particular file you wish to install. Re: Windows 2000 vs XP, they are both great operating systems. However, there are minor differences and Windows 2000 can be lighter on many machines especially without the additional service packs. It depends on what you use your machine for. Also, for the ThinkPad T20/21/22/T23 (T2x), Windows 2000 recovery CDs are what was included (unless you chose Windows 98), so if you want to restore your machine to factory settings, Windows 2000 is what you will run.
  5. List of Working Web Browsers on Windows 2000 & NT4

    I also noticed that Citibank's login site works correctly if you spoof Firefox ESR 10 to Firefox 45.8.0 user agent (this version was released in March 2017). I tested this on a ThinkPad T23 with the OEM Windows 2000, with SP4 installed.You do NOT need to install the UURollup or any unofficial updates. You may not even need SP4, but my WPA2 Boingo wireless utility requires SP4.
  6. List of Web Browsers Working with XP 2017

    @98SE Flash Player 10,1,102,64 is still available from the Adobe Flash Archive. It's also been available in my /2000/flash directory. I want to make a few points. First, that Flash is now too old to even work on YouTube. Second, with a few updates, you could run Flash 11,1,102,55 unofficially on Windows 2000. Back in 2013, I did an extensive thread on how to bring Windows 2000 up to date as far as web browsing is concerned; the Firefox and Opera browsers mentioned there are now long obsolete, but the other system components are still relevant: 5 Easy Steps: Modern Browsing in 2013: Windows 2000. In this thread I also mention that Flash Player 10 and later require DirectX 9.0c or they will complain about d3d9.dll. DirectX 9.0c for Windows 2000 is available here, the final release for Windows 2000 was in February 2010: http://sdfox7.com/2000/Important_EOL_Updates/directx_feb2010_redist.exe Finally, as of just this past month, I confirmed that the current Flash 26 and 27 still work with Windows 2000 provided you have installed ALL Windows Updates AND THEN installed the UURollup.
  7. List of Web Browsers Working with XP 2017

    @Dibya Very cool. Tested and working even on my ThinkPad T41 with only SP2.
  8. List of Web Browsers Working with XP 2017

    As many of you know, Google Chrome 44 is the final version that supports legacy NPAPI plugins. It runs on Windows XP and I have located it on the Wayback Machine (Internet Archive) (I will be archiving it on my FTP shortly): https://archive.org/details/44.0.2403.157Chrome32 (direct download https://archive.org/download/44.0.2403.157Chrome32/44.0.2403.157_chrome32.zip) or 64 bit https://archive.org/details/44.0.2403.157Chrome64 (direct download https://archive.org/download/44.0.2403.157Chrome64/44.0.2403.157_chrome64.zip)
  9. List of Working Web Browsers on Windows 2000 & NT4

    @Merlin2K I spent countless hours with you Saturday and Sunday, UNPAID, trying to help you remotely via phone and TeamViewer. Your disrespect to me and the members on this forum is regrettable and not appreciated. I recommended that you try FIXMBR and FIXBOOT and you did not want to "risk it". I gave you a realistic solution to bring the computer to a repair shop that would have physical access to the machine. If you don't want to try that, it's our fault? You cannot possibly expect me to go any further with this situation. This forum is designed for experimental users, and I even pointed you to the disclaimer on the page about the UURollup: http://greyghost.mooo.com/limestone/Web-Features/W2K_UU/#Disclaimer In all the years I have been helping people with their systems, I have never come across a person that blamed me for something they did to their own system. You have no one to blame but yourself, as you stated in an earlier post.
  10. List of Working Web Browsers on Windows 2000 & NT4

    @Merlin2K I think there are too many variables in this situation to be able to give you advice practically and productively. As I advised you on Sunday, I would highly recommend you take the computer and the Windows 2000 setup CD to a repair shop in your area. These shops deal with boot issues all the time and have a lot of knowledge they can apply if they have your computer in their possession. If you just want to retrieve the data off the drive they would be able to help you with that as well.
  11. Newest Adobe Flash and Shockwave, and Java, too!

    Good morning, it's Patch Tuesday! Adobe Flash has been released. Tested and working on Windows XP SP3. Internet Explorer ActiveX: http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/ Mozilla Firefox NPAPI, and NPAPI for Google Chrome 44 and older: http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/ Google Chrome 45 to 49 PPAPI: http://fpdownload.adobe.com/get/flashplayer/pdc/ Old version uninstaller: https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/flashplayer/uninstall_flash_player.exe
  12. List of Web Browsers Working with XP 2017

    Firefox ESR 52.3.0 officially dropped Monday, August 7: United States English: https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/52.3.0esr/win32/en-US/Firefox Setup 52.3.0esr.exe
  13. List of Working Web Browsers on Windows 2000 & NT4

    @jaclaz @tomasz86 I have been in contact with @Merlin2K. He has located an old CD ROM drive and Windows 2000 software. I am going to be walking him through the Recovery Console sometime this week, at a time that is mutually beneficial for both of us. My intention is to have him rebuild the master boot record using the RC. My guess is that some important system files were overwritten. I don't think that could hurt, because the machine is already unbootable as it is. Do you have any other suggestions that might help? UPDATE 20:57 EST: I have been in contact with Merlin2K regarding his system. I have recommended that he back up all his data on the drive to an external source, and then attempt performing an emergency repair with the Windows 2000 CD. As always to anyone browsing this forum and website: computer software and projects are always at your own risk. No two computers in the world are identical; every computer in the world is configured differently, and there can be unforeseen complications for one system that don't exist for another. No one can ever make any guarantees to how a particular computer and system configuration will operate under certain conditions. Always back up your data when making changes to your software environment. All software always contains a disclaimer. Neither this website (MSFN.org) nor I accept liability for adverse events that occur to a system from a user's actions.
  14. List of Web Browsers Working with XP 2017

    For the upcoming Firefox ESR 52.3.0 release, I do not see a United States version (en-US), but the Great Britain (en-GB) version is working flawlessly on XP. This is a ZIP file which is nice because it does not impact the Firefox currently installed on your system. https://download-origin.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/nightly/latest-mozilla-esr52-l10n/ (direct link: https://download-origin.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/nightly/latest-mozilla-esr52-l10n/firefox-52.3.0.en-GB.win32.zip) According to the Mozilla Wiki, this version is due for official release this Tuesday, August 8: https://wiki.mozilla.org/RapidRelease/Calendar
  15. List of Web Browsers Working with XP 2017

    @Destro I do believe that on older machines, SlimJet/Chrome are faster than Firefox. However, Mozilla still supports and updates Firefox for XP, and I think we should be grateful for that. When I was younger, I heard a saying, don't bite the hand that feeds you.