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by harkaz
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Can you please give a hint about the encoded file? Base64, UTF-8 Took me 7 hours to download. Thanks these files are invaluable. I had a interresting software very little and usefull for Devices with bios and Windows xp if you are interested can share it with you (Maybe you alredy have it) Interest...
by harkaz
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Windows XP SP4 MUI October 2018 Update

kkoyama wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:31 am
harkaz wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:32 pm

Download link (encoded): aHR0cHM6Ly9kcml2ZS5nb29nbGUuY29tL29wZW4/aWQ9MTNsVnJyR2lqMWI1VnhsWDhJelVyVk4wTW1NU1BVaWVv

SHA1: a53a4fb1879ccde56b25f47223de1dc8b8027661
Can you please give a hint about the encoded file?
Base64, UTF-8
by harkaz
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

just download "PostSP4-May19-UpdatePack-harkaz-070619.zip" but not yet applied to my XP system yet. I have a problem installing "PostSP4-May19...zip". my current PC system is Windows XP SP4 3.1b First tried... I insert the original Windows XP SP3 CD, there was an error message after run 'slipstream...
by harkaz
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

trevor12 wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:43 pm
I am confused, pls what can I install and not install for hp omnibook 6000 (non SSE2) ?
XP SP4 v3.1b without update pack can be installed.
XP SP4 v3.1b with May 2019 update pack cannot be installed.
by harkaz
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

1) You should use GH0stpak. Unofficial SP4 v3.1b is the final version I intend to release. Latest XP binaries are not compatible with non-SSE XP systems, and this does not justify the creation of a new 'unofficial service pack' (which should be - in theory - compatible with all XP configurations). ...
by harkaz
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

UPDATE: XP SP4 MUI has been re-upload. Search the term 'MUI' (without quotes) in the first post and follow the link for details and download. Can't describe in words how much thanks/gratitude is owed to @harkaz for this amazing contribution!!! I haven't been here in a long while, and was super exci...
by harkaz
Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

First, integrate the main EXE file (WindowsXP-USP4-v3.1b-x86-ENU.exe) using the /integrate switch (or nLite) to a folder (e.g C:\XPPRO) containing the original CD-ROM directory structure:

WindowsXP-USP4-v3.1b-x86-ENU.exe /integrate:C:\XPPRO
by harkaz
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

UPDATE: XP SP4 MUI has been re-upload.
Search the term 'MUI' (without quotes) in the first post and follow the link for details and download.
by harkaz
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Windows XP SP4 Final Update Pack Debugging Symbols Update (original files from Microsoft Symbols Server):

(Also available from the 'Debugging Symbols Update' Cloud folder)

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1T_4BD ... Z-3RNo5U69
by harkaz
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

I have another problem, the legal VL serial number is not accepted I will try tomorrow again. XP SP4 must be slipstreamed in a Windows XP environment (known issue with official SP3). I can reproduce the nLite issue but the exact cause is not clear to me. Sp4 update packs come with all important INF...
by harkaz
Sat Jun 08, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

GH0st wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:18 pm
Harkaz, does your recent release include any updates for the dotNET's? Wondering if "abbodi86 AIO dotNet update installer" is still applicable!

https://pastebin.com/raw/HRJGkvbe
Yes, all .NET Framework updates are included in the update pack.
by harkaz
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

UPDATE [June 7, 2019]: Post-SP4 Update Pack released! This final update pack should be applied to Windows XP installation media immediately after slipstreaming SP4 v3.1b to a Windows XP RTM/SP1/SP2/SP3 source. This will update installation media to May 2019, including every single update released u...
by harkaz
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Windows XP SP4 v3.1b package WITHOUT .NET FW

For novice users that do not want to wait for 20-30 minutes after installing XP SP4 AND rebooting For all .NET haters... A NEW RELEASE OF UNOFFICIAL SP4 3.1B WITHOUT .NET FRAMEWORK This release will not install .NET Framework in both live and slipstreamed install, unless: - Media Center Edition is ...
by harkaz
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

This video shows how to remove POSReady registry hack after booting into Windows XP SP4 OPK ISO (with SCSI):
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1aunn2 ... Y2TJsEtrGd
by harkaz
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Download links for SP4 MUI ISO now available.
by harkaz
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Windows XP SP4 MUI October 2018 Update

New, complete SP4 MUI package. This MUI DVD will fix all issues with the previous disk. In addition, it does include all available MUI packs for Windows XP: 1. Base MUI, SP3 MUI update, MUI patches for SP4 2. Windows Update Agent MUI 3. IE8, WMP11 MUIs 4. All .NET Frameworks (1.1, 3.5, 4.0) MUI - .N...
by harkaz
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

SPECIAL: Windows XP SP4 OPK with SCSI

The Windows XP OEM Preinstallation Kit, or OPK for short, includes the Windows XP version of Windows Preinstallation Environment (PE) and some tools that can be useful for system builders while deploying Windows XP to client machines. Windows XP Service Pack 3 OPK has been updated to include the lat...
by harkaz
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Just finished uploading a second XP SP4 OPK ISO with SCSI integration:

To build this version, using the bootloader from Server 2003 OPK was necessary. See post below for download information.
by harkaz
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re-upload of XP SP4 OPK with missing networking files added.
Latest XP SP4 OPK below.
by harkaz
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Original XP SP4 OPK Release - original post.
Placeholder. Post moved.
by harkaz
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Uploaded Windows XP SP4 Debugging Symbols

Windows XP Debugging Symbols: For the convenience of any developer who would like to test software on Windows XP SP4 or improve the functionality of Windows, I provide a complete list of debugging symbols available for Windows XP SP4 at the Windows XP Debugging Symbols Cloud Folder. Remember that Wi...
by harkaz
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

If you add this, everything works ok with Office updates and any IE8 version. HKLM,"System\CurrentControlSet\Control\WindowsEmbedded\ProductVersion","FeaturePackVersion",0x00000000,"SP3" You can manually update to latest IE8 and add this key temporarily to get Office updates. Then remove the key and...
by harkaz
Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Currently I have no plans/free time for a post-SP4 update pack. Firefox 52 ESR support will end in June 2018 and then it will be game over for XP (without a compatibility pack to install the latest versions of Firefox). May I recommend focusing on supporting the latest browsers instead of trying to...
by harkaz
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Any idea how can I integrated this SP4 pack to my Windows XP MCE 2005 ISO without being changed ISO's Services Pack number ? SP4 has a Service Pack 3 service pack number. This is required to receive POSReady updates. MCE 2005 system files are automatically updated to their latest versions. Hi, I tr...
by harkaz
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

The WMPOCM-OFF will only hide Windows Media Player icon and prevent access to Windows Media Player. It will not remove any WMP11 files.
by harkaz
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

@Lex24 .NET Framework 3.5 auto-installation can be easily disabled. Replace the \i386\netfx35.in_ file in the SP4 slipstreamed disk with the following file found in patches-v3.1a.zip (Download from the Drive location). \OC_PATCHES\NETFX35-OFF\netfx35.in_ To disable XPS Services as well, replace \i38...
by harkaz
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Have you done the slipstreaming process in a Windows XP machine?
by harkaz
Sat May 13, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

SP4 users can always download the latest updates via Windows Update after installing SP4 on their system. This update is out there since March. If users (especially organizations) don't patch their systems regularly, incidents like that are guaranteed. SP4 users are usually security-aware people, no...
by harkaz
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Hello I'm new to the forum so hope this query is in the right place. After integrating Windows Sp1a with harkaz',s 3.1b and making 2 CD's, the installation requests cd2 and says that xpssvcs.and64.dll is missing and will not proceed. On checking the disk the file is definitely there! How do I get p...
by harkaz
Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Remove flash addon from the IE8 'Manage addons' dialog. Restart Internet explorer and retry Windows Update.
by harkaz
Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

@deniz111 Run the following command as admin: net stop wuauserv Then reset IE8 from the Internet Options dialog: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/923737/how-to-reset-internet-explorer-settings Check Windows Update functionality again. If problems persist, reinstall Windows Update using the W...
by harkaz
Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Open the Task Manager and check for the spupdsvc.exe process. This process performs post-SP4 installation tasks (configuring .NET Framework base MSI packages) and must complete to use the Windows Update Service. If you restart your computer before the spupdsvc.exe has finished executing these tasks,...
by harkaz
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: AV & Browser for XP SP4
Replies: 27
Views: 11210

Re: AV & Browser for XP SP4

@ GH0st Even if I had enough free time to work on a Chromium project, I would only port security patches, not new features, New features would most likely require deep changes in the Windows API. For the moment, I'm satisfied using Firefox. As soon as support for Firefox is dropped, I may consider w...
by harkaz
Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Done.
by harkaz
Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

OEM should work just fine as long as you have the product key or if the CD came with your computer (SLP).
by harkaz
Sun Sep 25, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

@ ZBoard Try reinstalling SP4. Remember that this is not a 'proper' installation scenario (only intended for testing!)

The search companion error shows that there might be more unresolved issues with your install, making a reinstall/clean install necessary.
by harkaz
Sat Sep 24, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

@Zboard Can you send me a screenshot? Office 2007 is not pre-installed, only one of its components required for Web folders update.

Use PM if not comfortable posting the image here.
by harkaz
Sun Sep 18, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting CryptoAPI weakness (not security vulnerability)
Replies: 6
Views: 4046

Nobody will buy that right now, since it is disclosed. If they'd like to use it and the vendor does not patch it they are free to go. Besides that, white and gray markets are not interested in dos 'exploits' (particularly one that requires admin privileges). From a security perspective, it is only u...
by harkaz
Thu Sep 08, 2016 3:09 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Beware of this CryptoAPI weakness (MSFT does not consider this a security vulnerability): http://www.ryanvm.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10594 It affects all versions of Windows since 1998. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1ty35N1ay0 NEVER run installers/software with admin rights unless you ful...
by harkaz
Thu Sep 08, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Interesting CryptoAPI weakness (not security vulnerability)
Replies: 6
Views: 4046

Interesting CryptoAPI weakness (not security vulnerability)

This is an interesting find I reported to MSRC. It can have a security impact and can be used in local attacks. It requires administrative privileges for system-wide impact and, for this reason, MSRC does not consider this to be a valid security vulnerability . Nevertheless, it would be useful to kn...
by harkaz
Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:18 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

NOTICE: Analysis of modern Windows Update packages started here: http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/175704- ... -analysis/
by harkaz
Sat Jun 04, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: What is 'netfx35_hideupdates.reg'?
Replies: 6
Views: 5034

Yes, you can safely use it.
by harkaz
Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: What is 'netfx35_hideupdates.reg'?
Replies: 6
Views: 5034

Uninstallation of the entire .NET Framework 3.5 is not possible via Add/Remove Programs even without the reg file. The Add/Remove Components Wizard should be used instead. The reg file will however prevent uninstall of any future .NET 3.5 updates (which may continue to be available if M$ ever change...
by harkaz
Fri Jun 03, 2016 4:32 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: What is 'netfx35_hideupdates.reg'?
Replies: 6
Views: 5034

This reg file will hide all .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0 references in the Add/Remove Programs section. This also means that any future updates for .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0 will not be uninstallable. .NET Framework 4.0 is hidden and shows all the installed updates properly when the 'Show updates' op...
by harkaz
Tue May 24, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

See first post: "Apply the patches in patches-v3.1a.zip selectively: The files inside the OC-PATCHES subfolders will change the default installation state of each respective component in slipstreamed install. The files in 4GB_PATCH directory will add support for 4GB+ RAM. You just need to copy-paste...
by harkaz
Mon May 16, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

CD2 differs between two versions.
Pro CD2 includes files for Tablet PC in addition to basic components found in both versions.
by harkaz
Sun May 08, 2016 6:11 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Due to some ethical issues, I have removed the DX11 package from my Drive.
No support will be offered to those who downloaded it, at least by me.
by harkaz
Sat May 07, 2016 4:26 pm
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: DirectX10/11 Compability Library for XPx86
Replies: 15
Views: 9472

It's not designed for nLite "native" (non-SVCPACK) CD-ROM slipstreaming, unless you use a patched sxs.dll. Also ypu need to slipstream this in a SP4 disk, which has the required CA root certificate pre-installed. The certificate can be added to a non-SP4 ISO with this reg file: https://drive.google....
by harkaz
Sat May 07, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Try: EXPAND \I386\sfc_os.dl_ C:\WINDOWS\System32\sfc_os.dll

to see if there is any difference.
by harkaz
Sat May 07, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2377
Views: 1719397

Is the file in System32 folder?