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MERCURY127 last won the day on January 12

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  1. Windows XP: new Z68/Z77 rig in 2017

    i mean not only about h61, but all H/B/Q variants. and there no diff in perf, other than def memory freq. lga1155 released in 2011 year. ie 5-6 year old. what here future? future - its 8+ cores, nmve msata, optane, pcie4, uefi, gpt... and sure dropping all legacy x86 (16 and possible 32 bits, mbr, bios, vga, vesa) on 2019-21 years. myself have z68 mobo, and ib cpu. but i buy this in 2012-13, and then it was not fututre, but present... i talk not, that Zxx is bad. i talk, that there no big diifs bw chisets, if u have no interest on OC. but IS diffs bw mobos. some costly mobo on Z have less features, tneh other low-cost mobo on H/B/Q. and also remember, that Q chipsets have NATIVE pci, not via asmedia bridges... for some old pci card its critical.
  2. Windows XP: new Z68/Z77 rig in 2017

    u want use 4 ssd? really? no? then what reason find 4 sata3 6gbit? want usb3? ok https://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/H67DE3/index.asp want pcie3? any lga1155 can give u 16 lanes pcie3 with ib cpu. so what reason find Z chipsets, if u not need OC? i can say one pros on Z mobos - they usually have radiators on cpu mosfets. this very good, if u will use this machine long time.
  3. Windows XP: new Z68/Z77 rig in 2017

    what relations bw matx, asus, p55 and h61??? what bad with this mobo, for sample? https://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/H61DES3/index.asp good idea. i use xp x64 appox 3 year, and found no big problems, except impossibility using 16 programs (not only dos, but also win 3 based). also xp x64 support gpt.
  4. Windows XP: new Z68/Z77 rig in 2017

    what? can u show screenshots it? my interesting DM window with HDD controllers properties. no. i have IB undervolted, but its anyway heat to 80C on load even with good tower cooler. with simple cooler from Pentium G630 (which i use pne year before i7) 3770 just overheat to 105 C. then as 2600 nice work, all it w/o overclock sure, underclocking can solve problem, but then no reason find 3770 and Z chipset... better use 2600.
  5. Windows XP: new Z68/Z77 rig in 2017

    u can NOT install or use xp on any Skylake+ or Ryzen. dot. forget about xp on this machines.
  6. Windows XP: new Z68/Z77 rig in 2017

    yes, IB and all newer CPU from intel have poor TIM inside, vs SB which have good metallic TIM. all intel's cpu after SB relative hot under heavy load.
  7. Windows XP: new Z68/Z77 rig in 2017

    NO, but that z77 newer and there more chances find this in market. and, are u sure, that u need Z model? u can buy laso h61/b65/b75 series, if u not want overclock. yes, sure, and also 2k h264 videos, but not for h265/hdr/4k. but usually 3770[k] enough powered for software decoding all. also, i personally recommend find some asrock on z68 with etron usb3. i checked many versions etron drivers and found one, which has good work in pae mode, so u can use patched xp x86 kernel and get all-in-one: xp/ahci/video/network/usb3/sound and up to 32 GB memory.
  8. jumper, please, reupload this, or latest full sources...
  9. I want just make simple tool for myself, not that overloaded monster as rp9. I can add more hotkeys, if u suggest, but without possibility for adding user-defined keys... For that tasks there exist many other big apps. Powerpro, for example - is nice tool! ===== I re-upload oac in WiFi topic, but I'm not sure, that link will actual long time. File-sharing services usually del rare downloadble files.
  10. Launch of new Wi-Fi USB devices on 9x

    OAC456 win9x installer https://www.multiup.eu/c967fa856c1540d0cb35a222170f9aab
  11. hmm... i want add here poll, but can't...
  12. Very little and simplest tool, which just add some usefull (at least for me) standard hotkeys from win7 explorer to 9x/2k/xp... Also want ask you, what name for it utility will better select - KeyX, or WinKeyX, or some other? Already implemented hotkeys: Win + Up Arrow: Maximize/Restore Win + Down Arrow: Collapse/Restore Win + 1..9: Run icon at position # in Quick Launch Bar (Pinned Apps replacement) keyx.zip
  13. Yes, sure. It's internal limit 9x kernel. 4 gib -2 bytes file content (yes, minus two bytes, not one) - is total and absolute limit. Verified.
  14. what reason to use NTFS with 9x? 9x can NOT r/w file more than 4GiB -2 bytes. VERIFIED. with files on NTFS and Ext2/3/4. when 9x try r/w file bigger that this limit, then operation will WRAP to beginning file.
  15. On main machine (core i7 8gb, where i write this post now): on ssd (dualboot via bootmgr): - win7 (main os), - now win2k, was winxp; on hdd (tripleboot via PART boot sector): - dos7/win98, - now ubuntu, was slackware, - win7. On retro machine (p3 768 mb): on hdd1 (dualboot via ntldr): - dos7/win98 (main os), - win2k; on hdd2 (singleboot): - dos6/win31; on hdd3 (singleboot): - winxp.