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by long-lurker
Thu Jan 08, 2015 11:16 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: WinXP migrating to Win7
Replies: 12
Views: 7660

found it...
downloading...
will test over the next few days...

many thanks !!!...
by long-lurker
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:12 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: WinXP migrating to Win7
Replies: 12
Views: 7660

WinXP migrating to Win7

i'm asking this in the XP forum because that is where my knowledge base resides i'm sitting on six computers here at the house, five on WinXP, one on Win7 i update/reinstall one of the WinXP's every month, couple of the others only quarterly, couple of the others only once a year point is, the WinXP...
by long-lurker
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:23 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1098995

5eraph wrote:Just started testing all of my releases. ETA: 3.5 hours.
Sweet !!!...
I'm looking forward to doing my "End Of Year" updates on six different computers :)

Two get updated *every* month, I guess I've been getting 'lazy' in my old age.
by long-lurker
Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:30 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

I thought POS was for Point Of Sale systems ie cash registers etc well, "yes and NO" by using the POS updates, we are using the same updates used by the British Government, the Dutch Government, the US Internal Revenue Service, the US Department of Defense, the list increases every day several gove...
by long-lurker
Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

is the Post-SP4 Update repository folder going to be updated with October and November patches? or future patches for that matter?
by long-lurker
Thu Nov 06, 2014 11:18 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

Re: FIRST POST

Normally I am very pleased with user_hidden's update pack, the real reason I decided to use this USP4 was the inclusion of Stefan Kanthak's security enhancements, which I thought would end with great success ... and I was right! This really does make the entire system feel tight! Makes me wish user...
by long-lurker
Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

you could continue using the user_hidden pack and just add the below to it -
http://www.ryanvm.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10479
by long-lurker
Fri Oct 31, 2014 7:18 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

http://www.networkworld.com/article/2602383/microsoft-subnet/windows-xp-service-pack-4-is-a-nice-idea-but-should-be-avoided.html that article bump up as second when googlin "ryanvm xp sp4" :eww: um, *WHO CARES!*... 'technically' the base ideology of this entire forum is 'to be avoided' by the types...
by long-lurker
Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

why can't the torrent link be an actual TORRENT LINK instead of "bouncing through" Google Drive?

this is, afterall, a Win *XP* project and as such is limited to IE8 - which Google Drive doesn't even support.
by long-lurker
Wed Oct 15, 2014 7:06 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1098995

changelog: 20141014 updated Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool v5.17 updated Adobe Flash Player 15.0.0.189 ActiveX Control post-eol, i assume it is only going to be these two items that are updated every month from here on out... so i'm curious, thinking out loud, is there any advantage to u...
by long-lurker
Sat Oct 11, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

what is meant by a "live installation" ?
by long-lurker
Fri Oct 10, 2014 8:53 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

i know we're probably not 'supposed' to use other update packs along with SP4, but i guess some of us are "set" in our ways, lol... i integrated SP4 into my source SP3, flawless, works like a charm... so then i tried to take that integrated-SP4 source and run it through nLite... didn't work so well ...
by long-lurker
Fri Sep 26, 2014 3:27 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

plus, when Microsoft releases a SP1, SP2, or SP3 for WinXP, it's not like they will install as an "upgrade" on 9x or 2k :)
by long-lurker
Fri Sep 26, 2014 2:49 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

my hunch is that 99.9% of "SP4" users will be installing XP directly as opposed to upgrading 9x/2k...
by long-lurker
Thu Sep 18, 2014 12:13 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

here is the Calculator Plus addon that i have been using - http://xable.net/forums/viewtopic.php?id=78

edit: oh, also here - http://www.ryanvm.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=514
by long-lurker
Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

i tried about four or five different PAE patches to increase RAM limit... my attempts were in Win7 with 8GB RAM and eight-core CPU... i "hate" 64bit and *HIGHLY* prefer 32bit OS's (for software reasons, not hardware)... i found NONE of them to be *STABLE*... and so i go ahead and run 64bit Win7 but ...
by long-lurker
Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:28 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

i kind of have to laugh for i am reminded of a Christmas present i bought mom and dad a few years ago and they were convinced at the time that they would not be able to use it because it didn't have a floppy drive
by long-lurker
Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

how close are you to uploading the "ported" updates and providing the download link?

is it possible to have a link just to a "folder" containing "subfolders"?
that way you don't need to update "links" every month and those of us that use them just need to monitor the "folder" contents...
by long-lurker
Fri Sep 12, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 608
Views: 233395

if there was an "easier" to read thread on how to "port" the POS updates to XP, then we all could use the Onepiece's DX Universal UpdatePack/Addon Creator to create our IE AddOn without the need to wait for one :(
by long-lurker
Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:06 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 608
Views: 233395

AWESOME !!!

my XP box is current doing a re-install with yesterday's XPSP3_QFE...
the second it finalizes, i'm reinstalling again and adding this Addon...

i feel like a kid on Christmas morning... many, many thanks :D
by long-lurker
Wed Sep 10, 2014 2:36 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

noted, i'm in the "need" camp for now... i have never been able to get the OnePiece Update Pack to *NOT* install the "included" stuff that i don't "want"... i have always preferred user_hidden's Update Pack (which will not be adding post-eol updates as he thinks they are "frankenbuilds", though i wi...
by long-lurker
Wed Sep 10, 2014 1:26 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2374
Views: 1694958

what is meant by "ported-to-XP"?

that they will install to XP without the "registry hack"?
by long-lurker
Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:00 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft .NET Framework Family 3.5 SP1 - 20131008
Replies: 421
Views: 218486

not sure if related, but googling around shows that some .net updates will install successfully even directly from Microsoft Update but will STILL show up on Microsoft Update when you return to double-check if it installed successfully or not...
by long-lurker
Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft .NET Framework Family 3.5 SP1 - 20131008
Replies: 421
Views: 218486

alsyundawy, you seem to have requested a .net update on every .net thread, or so it seems as i've bumped into three of them now... so i'm curious, are there even any updates that exist according to MS Update that are missing on these .net threads? or are you just assuming that they must be missing s...
by long-lurker
Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:41 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1098995

ELiTE wrote:EVERYBODY is ENTITLED to post an OPINION. Anyone is ENTITLED to disagree.
So that's why the World refers to the USA as "Entitlement Nation"?
by long-lurker
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: nLite & RVMi disks don't include all folders found in th
Replies: 8
Views: 8210

Couldn't agree more! Been there, done that. You are ALWAYS better off with your own Retail O/S! I bought my last computer at Staples. All it came with was a partition that it installs from. We had Microsoft on the phone right from the Staples customer service desk, I was NOT leaving that store witho...
by long-lurker
Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:49 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Release] Windows Vista Games AIO (ported to XP)
Replies: 93
Views: 90864

Does anyone still have this AIO?
by long-lurker
Tue Aug 13, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Opinion Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 3647

I have been programming, repairing and building computers since the commodor 64 ps - I still have my C64, still works also, replaced the sound chip twice :) those were the good ol' days - had to sit and type in assembly code from Compute's Gazette, spend weeks upon weeks typing in code, then I got ...
by long-lurker
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Opinion Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 3647

The only contribution you have made to this community here is trying to appoint yourself parent and netiquette police. When you have made addons and some actual viable contributions then I might start giving a shit about your opinion and what you think of my foul mouth... You have no clue who I am....
by long-lurker
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Opinion Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 3647

That's some funny stuff right there...

Perhaps we can add a "Nether Region"...
Some of the other forums I am on have one and "anything goes" in the Nether Region...
Yeah, they get quite fun at times...
by long-lurker
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:27 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1098995

We must take a firm stand against all warez users. Final thoughts: The point is, IMHO, RVM is all about learning, research and low level software enhancements. We can't go on and on ragging on Warez users when half (ALL) the Microsoft service packs, rollups and switchless installer posts are in DIR...
by long-lurker
Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Opinion Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 3647

WHO F^C%ING CARES!!! Shall I run down my "life list" also? If my "life list" is 'bigger' than yours, does that entitle me to anything over and above what you are entitled to? You are of no more value than my dog... *I* am of no more value than my dog... This is no "contest", why are YOU trying to ma...
by long-lurker
Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Opinion Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 3647

Opinion Poll

In wake of the "tone" that some members have fallen privy to on more than one occasion of late -
by long-lurker
Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:38 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1098995

You are not offending me. It's about net etiquette. This is USER_HIDDEN's thread. It has always been nice and clean. Feel free to ask USER_HIDDEN if he is "okay" with your "tone". I've been around long enough to know how cool and nice of a guy you are (I'm on WinCert also, but very seldomly these da...
by long-lurker
Tue Aug 13, 2013 10:00 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1098995

Kel, fully agreed! I was not aware of the "backdrop". I stand tall in advocating there still be no need for some of the "word selection" (we DO allow members that are UNDER the age of 13, it's not "me" 'policing' "you", it's just NET ETIQUETTE :) ), but I fully agree with your stance. YOU are a MODE...
by long-lurker
Tue Aug 13, 2013 8:19 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1098995

There is no need to say things like that "out loud"... Those of us that are "smart enough" to offer assistance are also "smart enough" to know when that assistance needs "cut off" due to EULA violation or whatnot - silently and politely, not via some public poison pill that just sounds "rude" and do...
by long-lurker
Fri Jul 19, 2013 9:39 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: List of XP SP3 hotfixes
Replies: 33
Views: 33690

i use WSUS ( http://download.wsusoffline.net/ ) to download my updates... but here we are ten days after Patch Tuesday and it, as of yesterday, is still NOT downloading this month's hotfixes... i also get update lists from WUD ( http://www.windowsupdatesdownloader.com/UpdateLists.aspx )... but again...
by long-lurker
Thu Jul 18, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Dream Update Pack for XP SP3 post 11072013
Replies: 41
Views: 23006

you AROGANT sob !!!... ENOUGH IS ENOUGH !!!... look through MY posts... i have a HISTORY of telling the "do it now" folks to be PATIENT and not to expect fixes/updats "at the drop of a hat"... SHUT UP !!!... YOU are the one that will NOT let the off-topic "fade into the sunset"... yes, YOU... not me...
by long-lurker
Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:37 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Dream Update Pack for XP SP3 post 11072013
Replies: 41
Views: 23006

Seems to me you were the one attacking others before anyone else was too. We had only supplied suggestions you instantly started scolding us for a imagined slight that was not even directed towards you. you are STIRRING THE POT... and you KNOW IT !!!... there is a very VERY long history here of "wh...
by long-lurker
Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Dream Update Pack for XP SP3 post 11072013
Replies: 41
Views: 23006

THANK YOU :)
by long-lurker
Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Dream Update Pack for XP SP3 post 11072013
Replies: 41
Views: 23006

edit: what ELiTE said (below)...
by long-lurker
Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:20 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Dream Update Pack for XP SP3 post 11072013
Replies: 41
Views: 23006

"publicly" cutting him/her off at the knees isn't exactly the best "attitude" on your part either!

long way to go and lots to learn - so be it, one has to start somewhere...
by long-lurker
Mon Jul 15, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Monthly Update Packs
Replies: 10
Views: 8162

thanks for the reply...
that makes a great deal of sense (i use a "rollup" for Win2k for a VirtualBox install)...
by long-lurker
Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Monthly Update Packs
Replies: 10
Views: 8162

could you explain what "/U /N /Z /B:SP2QFE" does?
by long-lurker
Mon Jul 15, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Monthly Update Packs
Replies: 10
Views: 8162

ps - i also firmly believe that "we" can do BETTER than Windows Update... i "swear to it" that running WU month after month results in a MANGLED registry that SLOWS the pc down... that SLOW-DOWN effect is one of the reasons that my preference is to RE-INSTALL each and every month for the "primary" c...
by long-lurker
Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Monthly Update Packs
Replies: 10
Views: 8162

for the most part, sure, i agree... but you HAVE to have Internet Explorer installed, you HAVE to allow Active-X, you HAVE to have Auto-Updates installed/enabled, et cetera... in other words, you HAVE to DECREASE your computer's "security shields" just to UPDATE... i was just thinking that if a give...
by long-lurker
Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Monthly Update Packs
Replies: 10
Views: 8162

in extension, what do the update pack creators here use to obtain their "list" of needed hotfixes?

are there other "tools" out there other than WSUS and WUD?
by long-lurker
Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Monthly Update Packs
Replies: 10
Views: 8162

Monthly Update Packs

thinking out loud --- i'm wondering how much of a "communal need" there is for a MONTHLY update pack as opposed to a 'cumulative update pack'? what i mean by that is that the update packs currently available are "cumulative", they slipstream all hotfixes since the release of XP's SP3 (or some subset...
by long-lurker
Sun Jul 14, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20180109
Replies: 2652
Views: 1098995

IF during the INSTALL STAGE and not the integration stage, i encounter these every once in a while if-and-only-if i BURN the dvd from nLite... never had a problem for YEARS with nLite doing the burn... but have in the last two or three months... i've just "assumed" it to be my dvd burner "getting ol...
by long-lurker
Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Dream Update Pack for XP SP3 post 11072013
Replies: 41
Views: 23006

i've downloaded and will try on a virtualbox install... might be several days before i can test it out... i *HIGHLY* applaud having MORE than "just two" options to pick from as far as update packs go... i've been toying around with creating my own also... but so far the furthest i've gotten is creat...