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by Zephyr
Thu May 28, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

ANYONE WHO DOWNLOADED XPSP3_QFE_POSReady_Addon_20200525_5er.7z PLEASE DOWNLOAD AGAIN BECAUSE MISSING COMMA IN 5erPOSUp.inf PREVENTED TWO UPDATES FROM BEING REGISTERED.
by Zephyr
Tue May 26, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

[Release] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Addon 20200528

I present my final revision of the XPSP3_QFE_POSReady_Addon completed on 28 May 2020. It can be downloaded from XPSP3_QFE_POSReady_Addon_20200528_5er.7z . Credit must be given to 5ereph for initiating this addon and the time and effort he must have put into it. This addon slipstreams all the POSRead...
by Zephyr
Mon May 25, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

Hi Guys I finally sorted out the problem with outdated ks.sys and termdd.sys and everything is tickety-boo now. The problem was caused by a bug in the integrator that caused driver.cab to be re-built with the SP3 versions of these files rather than the latest POSReady versions. This caused errors in...
by Zephyr
Thu May 21, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

DONT USE 4SHARED .I cannot dowload rather i got hijacked to Advertisement pages after pages. I did get bombed with adverts recently with 4shared, but they seem to have gone away today. I tried logging out of my 4shared account and downloading my revision of the addon by logging in through my Google...
by Zephyr
Thu May 14, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

[Pre-release] XPSP3_QFE_POSReady_Addon_20200513_5er

I have finally built the final revision of 5ereph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates, but I have a problem that requires your help. You can find my preliminary build here: https://www.4shared.com/archive/osep1INAea/XPSP3_QFE_POSReady_Addon_20200.html The problem is that qfecheck has revealed that Windows ...
by Zephyr
Wed May 13, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2658
Views: 1237370

Re: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109

To grace the final release I believe it would be a great idea to bundle a currently maintained 3rd party web browser as complimentary. Something chromium based would both satisfy most meltdown and spectre virus concerns as windows 10 has decided to include chromium core web browsing as the next gen...
by Zephyr
Mon May 04, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Posready.inf

I have finally built an inf file of the new POSReady 2009 updates that will be merged with 5erPOSUp.inf from the original addon built by 5ereph. It is presented as an attachment with this post, and if there are any code wizards who would like to study it I would be glad to hear any comments and sugg...
by Zephyr
Mon May 04, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

Guys, I've been suspicious about why odbc (mdac) doesn't work in my slipstreamed XP for months, so I tried to locate the problem once again note: you could test it with freeware "mdb plus" to open any access mdb file I tried opening an mdb sample file with MDB Viewer Plus and received the following...
by Zephyr
Mon May 04, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft Runtime Libraries Collection(x86) 2.0.7
Replies: 266
Views: 197241

Re: [Addon] Microsoft Runtime Libraries Collection(x86) 2.0.7

mooms wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 6:51 am
Maybe you could use abbodi1406 vcredist

Download
This is an installer, not an addon, but I suppose I could experiment by running it on a fresh install of XP and logging the registry changes as REG files, which can then be converted into an INF file for this addon.
by Zephyr
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

Cock up. Sorry
by Zephyr
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:47 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft Runtime Libraries Collection(x86) 2.0.7
Replies: 266
Views: 197241

Re: [Addon] Microsoft Runtime Libraries Collection(x86) 2.0.7

My problem with this addon is that it does not make registry entries so subsequent installers do not know that the VC runtimes are already installed and install earlier versions in addition. I wonder if anyone knows where in the registry installers look for VC runtimes installed so that I can modify...
by Zephyr
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:03 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

Do we need flash integrated? that deadmeat eat lot of space, and actually I was glad when mrt.exe was gone too. After all we could use smaller flash debugger to play swf. @Zephyr are you plan to merge with PostSP3 UP or just Posready UP? I am glad you brought up the issue of flash, because I cannot...
by Zephyr
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

@zephir we need you mate Don't worry I have not given up. I have been struggling with Systracer Pro which has quite a steep learning curve. Apart from finding a serial that works the main problem is filtering out all the spurious registry entries that Windows makes every time something changes on t...
by Zephyr
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

5erPOSUp.inf

Here is my plan for revising 5erPOSUp.inf in my final revision of the XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates Addon. I welcome suggestions and notification of mistakes. [Version] Keep this the same [Optional Components] Keep this the same [5erPOSUp] This appears to be a section generated by the reg2inf converter...
by Zephyr
Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: WinXP migrating to Win7
Replies: 13
Views: 10890

Re: WinXP migrating to Win7

You do realize you're posting in a 4+-year-old thread, a.k.a necro? You'd think OP would've found a suitable solution by now... Perhaps he has found a suitable solution, but this is a good question that would interest many newbies, so I think that it should be answered satisfactorily. I did succeed...
by Zephyr
Sun Mar 01, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

entries_POSUpdates.ini

Apparently 5ereph thinks that the unpatched Spectre/Meltdown vulnerability in Windows XP is so catastrophic that there is no longer a necessity for further builds of his POSReady 2009 addon. Therefore I am volunteering to release the final build. Below is my revision of entries_POSUpdates.ini. After...
by Zephyr
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Internet Explorer 8 for 32-bit XP 1.5.42
Replies: 121
Views: 86917

Re: [Addon] Internet Explorer 8 for 32-bit XP 1.5.42

Dibya wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:42 am
I made a updated Version with kb4493435 security patch .
Thanks for taking the trouble to make the final update for the Internet Explorer 8 addon. I was going to do it myself, because 5ereph has obviously lost interest in XP, so you saved me the trouble.
by Zephyr
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2658
Views: 1237370

Re: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109

I intend to build a final XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 using the following updates, and would like some feedback including suggestions for other updates I have not considered. I do wonder if there is any point in retaining the ActiveX version of the Adobe Flash Player as surfing the ...
by Zephyr
Sat Feb 15, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

entries_POSUdates.ini

The next step in making the final build of the XPSP3 QFE POSReady Update is to analyze entries_POSUdates.ini from the the last build from 2018, and revise it to support the current POSReady 2009 updates. It would be helpful if you could make suggestions or attempt some of the procedures suggested he...
by Zephyr
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shutting this down
Replies: 52
Views: 33718

Re: Shutting this down

I was aghast when I saw the topic title "Shutting this down", until I saw 5ereph's proposal to halt registrations and make the forum read only. This forum means a lot to me and the whole addon/update pack thing is a brilliant invention that has changed the way I set up Windows, so I would be sorry i...
by Zephyr
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

The next step for building the final XPSP3 QFE POSReady addon is to make a file list for every module that is included in the 7z archive that is the addon, including the path for folders. It is easy to make a mistake and omit to copy a required module into the folder where the addon is being assembl...
by Zephyr
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

As I stated earlier I intend to build the final XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon myself, because 5ereph has clearly abandoned the project. The first step is to obtain a list of of current updates for POSReady 2009 by running Winstall, PSWindowsUpdate or WUMT on a PC with a fully updated installation...
by Zephyr
Wed Feb 05, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

Zephyr: However, if you use [WUMT] to download updates it will download those from the GDR service branch rather than the QFE service branch which is of no use to us. Are you sure about that? This would mean that the only way to get QFE updates is to download them manually from Microsoft Update Cat...
by Zephyr
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

1) My favourite WU scanning application is Windows Update MiniTool. It is free, it doesn't require .Net Framework and it can be run in offline mode. I have just run it on one of my XP installations which doesn't even have .Net v1.1 installed, with network connection disabled. WUMT v12/20/2016 is co...
by Zephyr
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

In order to list and download all the POSReady 2009 updates you could use the shareware utility Wuinstall. Obtain a fully functional trial of wuinstall here . An alternative is the Powershell scripts PSWindowsUpdate which can be downloaded from here . It requires Powershell 2.0 downloaded from here ...
by Zephyr
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

@Zephyr - Re: KB4500331 KB4500331 dated May-10 File: … 741e.exe Size: 532,000 bytes Security update for WES09 and POSReady 2009. POSR must be enabled, otherwise the update won’t get installed. The update is skipped by WU and must be installed manually. When KB4500331 is included with the addon I do...
by Zephyr
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

I am not sure about the logic of that. If Microsoft offered it for both operating systems then surely it should be in updates available to both OSes. I know this causes a duplication, so perhaps it would be best if it is only in the POSready update. In any case, leaving out such an important update...
by Zephyr
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

@zephyr. 4500331 is only offered in WindowsCatalog. https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=kb4500331 Thanks for pointing out the existence of this security update for Remote Desktop released 5/10/2019. Microsoft offer this update for XP and POSREADY 2009, so I think that it would be...
by Zephyr
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

I intend to finish 5ereph's great work by building the last XPSP3 QFE POSReady Addon myself after having given entries_POSUpdates.ini and 5erPOSUp.inf a thorough analysis which I will post here. First I have made a list of files and updates for the addon using the updates offered by Automatic Update...
by Zephyr
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:26 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] .NET 4.0 TRUE addon xp/2k3/Vista/7 x86
Replies: 189
Views: 161786

Re: [Release] .NET 4.0 TRUE addon xp/2k3/Vista/7 x86

shorterxp wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:29 am
I wish .NET never was.
You can say that again!
by Zephyr
Sat May 04, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 652
Views: 313547

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917

This is terribly frustrating. After keeping this project going for four years Seraph has abandoned it seven months before the the end of support for POSREADY 2009. Now every time I want to reinstall XP I have to install a big bunch of updates and lose the advantages of slip-streaming them into the i...
by Zephyr
Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: [New Updated Tutorial] Making A 7-Zip Switchless Installer
Replies: 74
Views: 68089

Re:

shiner wrote:
Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:22 pm
Yes, that is great news.
Happy New Year.

Direct link to latest stable version: 1.5.0.2712:

7zsd_150_2712.7z
Latest version from Github released 5th April 2017:

https://github.com/github/ghfw-build-ex ... p/7zSD.sfx
by Zephyr
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: SFXMaker 1.3.1 Final - a Switchless Installer maker
Replies: 97
Views: 66337

Re: SFXMaker 1.3.1 Final - a Switchless Installer maker

As usual the links are dead, but you can obtain it from 4shared at this Url: https://www.4shared.com/rar/EFmx9o1Qfi/ ... aller.html

You can also obtain version 1.30 beta from Software Informer at this URL: https://sfx-maker.software.informer.com/1.3b/
by Zephyr
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Microsoft Runtime Libraries 1.4.8 (32-bit)
Replies: 95
Views: 120662

Re: [Release] Microsoft Runtime Libraries 1.4.8 (32-bit)

Integrating the Visual C++ runtimes using an add-on pack like this is a much cleaner option than running the MSI installers one by one as long as you don't mind not being able to uninstall them using the Add Remove Programs applet. A typical install using an official MSI installer could create hundr...
by Zephyr
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [addon]Microsoft Visual c++ 2010 Runtimes
Replies: 1
Views: 5711

Re: [addon]Microsoft Visual c++ 2010 Runtimes

Are you having a laugh?
by Zephyr
Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to activate Windows XP online in 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 4643

Re: How to activate Windows XP online in 2018

dencorso thanks for your tip about removing the registry entry to enable POSReady 2009 updates. I am now receiving updates through Automatic Updates after several months since I reinstalled Windows. I did try telephone activation successfully and noted that it may be possible to re-activate XP if yo...
by Zephyr
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Beyond TLS 1.0: what could be done?
Replies: 20
Views: 15103

Re: Beyond TLS 1.0: what could be done?

There has been an update for POSREADY 2009 that enables TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 support in XP, but first you need the the POSREADY 2009 registry hack to install: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\WindowsEmbedded\ProductVersion] "FeaturePackVersion"...
by Zephyr
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to activate Windows XP online in 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 4643

How to activate Windows XP online in 2018

The Microsoft activation servers no longer support TLS 1.0 encryption so that with standard XP installations it is no longer possible to activate online and you have to use the Microsoft automated telephone activation service which is a time consuming pain in the ass. However Internet Explorer can b...
by Zephyr
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: List of latest Windows XP patches released?
Replies: 10
Views: 7769

Re: List of latest Windows XP patches released?

I found all the replies really unhelpful and the OP did not provide a title to his post that made it clear that he is looking for all the official updates that followed the end of extended support in April 8, 2014. I have found a website titled 'XP x64 post-mortem updates' which provides a list of a...
by Zephyr
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: What is One Core API and Shorthorn?
Replies: 1
Views: 4739

What is One Core API and Shorthorn?

I have discovered an intriguing project that should be especially interesting to Dibya. According to the official Readme of the One Core API project at Github "One-Core-API is a compatibility layer to run native programs of XP/2003 and incompatible programs and designed for upper Windows versions, l...
by Zephyr
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Upgrading IE8 to TLS 1.2
Replies: 7
Views: 13243

Re: Upgrading IE8 to TLS 1.2

Microsoft have released an update to add support for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 in Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 on 16/10/2017. The file name of the package for POSREADY 2009 is windowsxp-kb4019276-x86-embedded-enu.exe. Here is the knowledge base article that details how to mak...
by Zephyr
Tue Feb 06, 2018 4:27 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Beyond TLS 1.0: what could be done?
Replies: 20
Views: 15103

Re: Beyond TLS 1.0: what could be done?

Microsoft have released an update to add support for TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 in Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 on 16/10/2017. The file name of the package for POSREADY 2009 is windowsxp-kb4019276-x86-embedded-enu.exe. Here is the knowledge base article that details how to mak...
by Zephyr
Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: MS Update not getting POSReady 2009 updates at all
Replies: 8
Views: 6884

Re: MS Update not getting POSReady 2009 updates at all

I have tried every technique for resetting Windows Automatic update and I am convinced that the problem is inherent in the Microsoft Automatic Update Agent which has been poorly conceived and ineptly written. The essence of the problem has been laid out in this article titled 'Microsoft promises to ...
by Zephyr
Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: MS Update not getting POSReady 2009 updates at all
Replies: 8
Views: 6884

Re: MS Update not getting POSReady 2009 updates at all

have you ever used power shell on xp ? Get-PendingUpdate This function will allow you to query local or remote computer/s and determine if there are pending WSUS updates that need to be installed. A report is returned that can be exported to a CSV file if desired. Please note that you must dot sour...
by Zephyr
Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Printer UpdatePack and XPS Addon 1.2.0
Replies: 96
Views: 82430

Re: [Release] Printer UpdatePack and XPS Addon 1.2.0

I used the version v1.2.6.7 and it messed up my XP installation and wasted a lot of time and CDs trying to identify the defective addon by a process of elimination. Here are the errors that I identified: Services would not start start because Framedyn.dll and Srclient.dll were not found The product ...
by Zephyr
Tue Jan 24, 2017 5:59 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Microsoft DirectX 9.0c End User Runtime June 2010 (x86)
Replies: 56
Views: 53891

Re: Microsoft DirectX 9.0c End User Runtime June 2010 (x86)

Having made a second attempt to build a CD with this addon I have concluded that the the problem may be due to an error in the svpack.ini file in the i386 folder of the source files. It may be advisable to edit the svcpack.ini file after the update pack and all the addons have been integrated to avo...
by Zephyr
Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: XP sp4 without dotnet
Replies: 3
Views: 3153

Re: XP sp4 without dotnet

I don't see why a a so called 'service pack' has to include third party applications like the Adobe flash player and additional software frameworks like .NET. At most I would expect it to update the versions of .NET already included in the standard Windows installation which for XP would be version ...
by Zephyr
Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 7-Zip Releases
Replies: 57
Views: 33104

Fork of 7-Zip

Hi guys' I thought you may be interested in this fork of 7zip called Easy 7-zip . It is version 16.04 of 7-zip with several GUI enhancements which includes: 1. Addition of icons to context menu (already present in 7-zip v16.04). 2. Additional options in Extract dialog. After selecting output folder ...
by Zephyr
Sun Jan 08, 2017 3:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Future of WPI
Replies: 1
Views: 3440

Re: Future of WPI

It makes a change for a developer to announce the reasons for discontinuing development of an application. Normally what happens is that they leave their project unfinished, stop posting on their forum, and fail to reply to messages on the feedback form. In case anyone is wondering what WPI is here ...
by Zephyr
Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Remove LANG & WINNTUPG Directories Addons
Replies: 55
Views: 58041

Re: [Release] Remove LANG & WINNTUPG Directories Addons

The download links are dead. If you need to retain the sub directories of WIN98MIG in order to install from an existing Windows installation then this addon could save you some hassle, so it would be a shame if it is no longer available.