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by bphlpt
Thu Sep 30, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 975
Views: 761668

Re: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2

IntMD wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 2:26 pm
Here's a reupload of the UpdatePack (thx to Nojus2001 for reupload):
https://links.snahp.it/eUrxvC9wyNMCwRrI ... FU1f5FDECQ

password is the name of this very forum in lowercase
This link still works fine.

Hint: This forum is ryanvm.net, so if you leave off the .net, then what's left is...
by bphlpt
Sat Jun 26, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is your experience of using Intrusion Detection and Anti Exploit software?
Replies: 2
Views: 420

Re: What is your experience of using Intrusion Detection and Anti Exploit software?

Thanks for this info @Zephyr. I am also interested in anyone's experiences with OSSEC and Snort type of products. I am also interested in anyone's opinion of the most effective set of Firewall and AV products to use today in 2021 with MS OS, specifically Win 7, but any MS OS really. From what you ha...
by bphlpt
Tue Jun 22, 2021 2:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

Not just you. Since he seems to have lost interest in the site, at least most of the interest he used to have. I would hope that he would give or sell it to someone else who has the time and inclination to be at least a little bit more involved. The site will probably survive as long as the members ...
by bphlpt
Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

I also can't connect, and haven't been able to for the last couple of days, (from South Carolina using SRWare Iron). I get: This site can’t be reached www.msfn.org took too long to respond. Try: Checking the connection Checking the proxy and the firewall Running Windows Network Diagnostics ERR_TIMED...
by bphlpt
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to backup and restore file, services, and registry security permissions
Replies: 2
Views: 867

Re: How to backup and restore file, services, and registry security permissions

Thanks, @Zephyr! Very interesting, and probably applicable to more than XP.
by bphlpt
Thu Dec 31, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 1
Views: 1222

Re: Happy New Year!

Likewise, my friend!

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Thu Dec 24, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Today's situation is definitely different than others that have occurred over the centuries. I'm not aware of any other time when there were means for such rapid communication of information and rapid spread of disease due to both travel and population density. You have the rapid spread of disease a...
by bphlpt
Thu Dec 24, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Offtopic question: Thanks for sharing the link and your thoughts about it. I definitely agree that the human race can continue without being forced to rely solely on Pharma for it's salvation, and to be taught otherwise is wrong, and probably at least partially politically motivated. However, I also...
by bphlpt
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Microsoft Runtime Libraries Collection(x86) 2.0.7
Replies: 279
Views: 303693

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

The link didn't work for me either.
by bphlpt
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Until harkaz has a chance to update the link on the first page see here - https://ryanvm.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=157460#p157460 - Pay very close attention to the download instructions, especially the hint about the download link password. You will have to deal with some popups and/or redirects, bu...
by bphlpt
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shutting this down
Replies: 68
Views: 296831

Re: Shutting this down

I agree, Den. I hope Ryan takes this approach. Admittedly, there is not much activity here these days, but I would hope that the ability to continue to post about existing projects and/or post questions and answers for those having issues will remain.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who uses a VPN?
Replies: 43
Views: 36530

Re: Who uses a VPN?

Hey, @PROBLEMCHYLD, I would absolutely LOVE to learn your secret!

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

@PROBLEMCHYLD, if your machine is capable of installing from USB, you might try continuing to experiment using a USB key or drive, to not waste your DVDs until you can figure out what is going on.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

I hadn't noticed until you mentioned it. ( I haven't posted there in years) But the same is true for me. The site seems to work correctly, ie you can browse fine and it updates that you have read a thread or not, EXCEPT you can't seem to post, public or private. I have no idea what is going on. Chee...
by bphlpt
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

@GHOst and @harkaz, please read and post over here - Shutting This Down - then spread the word for others to do so as well. TIA

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shutting this down
Replies: 68
Views: 296831

Re: Shutting this down

We've missed you 5eraph! I hope everything is well with you. You too, Ryan. I understand your feelings about not much activity over the last year or more. It seems the same slump has happened at MSFN and Wincert, among other technical forums. I guess a lot of it is because the decreasing ability to ...
by bphlpt
Tue Oct 01, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Thanks harkaz, Yep, some of the individual links have gotten wonky, like the one that @maxtorix referenced above, but the folder itself, which has everything, is indeed there. Perhaps some post maintenance is in order? Those who are looking for the working link, scroll down in the first post until y...
by bphlpt
Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Hmmm This is the first I've heard about that. If nothing else, SP4 is available through either Major Geeks - https://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/windows_xp_service_pack_4_unofficial.html or SoftPedia https://www.softpedia.com/get/Others/Signatures-Updates/Windows-XP-SP4-Unofficial.shtml . Cheer...
by bphlpt
Sun Sep 29, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

What do you mean by source code? Isn't uSP4 still available using the links in the first post? It was the last time I checked a couple of months ago. As to the tools involved, if you read the thread, harkaz pretty much tells you what all he had to do and much of the software he used, if I remember c...
by bphlpt
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Please share if appropriate. If you're not sure, don't worry, we'll let you know it it's not.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Tue Jul 02, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Abbodi's solution is definitely the most up to date for dot Net, but @trevor12 will have to check and be sure whether Abbodi's AIO_dot_Net installer and/or updater is fully compatible with non SSE2 processors. I don't know the answer to that question.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: possibility of using storahci driver?
Replies: 4
Views: 10010

Re: possibility of using storahci driver?

Yep, Dietmar is the man! If he can't figure it out, I don't think it can be done. Glad you got it working.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: possibility of using storahci driver?
Replies: 4
Views: 10010

Re: possibility of using storahci driver?

So what did you do in order to get it to work? And what is the benefit of using it?

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

GH0st wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:31 am
Now if someone would make updated browser to go with it!
Have you tried any of the New Moon releases by roytam1? - https://msfn.org/board/topic/177125-my- ... on-for-xp/ I haven't but from what I've read they seem to be very well received.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello. My name is Tomek from Poland.
Replies: 2
Views: 6683

Re: Hello. My name is Tomek from Poland.

Welcome!

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Really missed the place here .. Thanks for everything
Replies: 3
Views: 7851

Re: Really missed the place here .. Thanks for everything

Indeed, Welcome!

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Thanks GH0st. Everything downloaded fine.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Thu Feb 07, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

The way I understood it, and it has been a while since I've run XP, if you run sfc /scannow from within your running SP4 system, any files that are replaced are pulled from files stored during the OS installation process. If you installed SP4, then replaced files should be those from SP4. The only r...
by bphlpt
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

widhie75 wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:30 am
if i scan using sfc /scannow, then my SP4 will be replaced by SP3
Really? I've never heard that before. Why would that happen?

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sun Jan 13, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Look above at Ghost's sig. Click the "WinXP Post uSP4 Hotfix Installer" link. When that opens, click the "abbodi86 AIO dotNet update installer" link in that post. That will take you to Abbodi's repository where you can download the file you need.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: HOWTO create a fully updated XP x64 SP2 DVD
Replies: 23
Views: 31705

Re: HOWTO create a fully updated XP x64 SP2 DVD

I haven't checked lately, but I thought that most of the required files, except for the original XP x64 disk of course are available via torrent?

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

I'm not sure I understand. By your "Hotfix installer page" do you mean the post in this thread that your "WinXP Post uSP4 Hotfix Installer" link in your sig links to? If so, I think it looks fine, but like I've said before, it has now been quite awhile since I've installed XP so I have no direct exp...
by bphlpt
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2528
Views: 2999319

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

Ii haven't tried to install it, but it seems to download correctly, at least for now. :)

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

Still down for me. :(
by bphlpt
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Update-Package for running system
Replies: 1
Views: 8065

Re: Update-Package for running system

AFAIK, the only "Update-Pack" on this board that can be applied to an existing, running XP SP3 system is the Unofficial SP4 by harkaz. All others are meant to be used to install a new system. Good luck in your endeavors.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:52 am
Forum: Windows Server 2003
Topic: No Windows Server 2008 R2 forum, why?
Replies: 4
Views: 10125

Re: No Windows Server 2008 R2 forum, why?

I would assume that it's because of the code relation of 2003 to XP and the desire to get what was perceived as a "more advanced version of XP" since it came out later with a slightly improved code base (5.2 vs 5.1) and that the server version was sometimes thought of as "better" and more stable tha...
by bphlpt
Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Windows Server 2003
Topic: No Windows Server 2008 R2 forum, why?
Replies: 4
Views: 10125

Re: No Windows Server 2008 R2 forum, why?

Not that it can't be used that way, but relatively few folks use it that way, so there's just not much of a demand for a forum about it.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:58 am
Forum: Windows Server 2003
Topic: fastest supported chipset and cpu
Replies: 13
Views: 16450

Re: fastest supported chipset and cpu

The problem boils down to drivers for the newer hardware that will work in the older Windows OS. AFAIK, the Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs can be made to work with Win7. The APUs cannot. The integrated Graphics controller creates the problem. The same is true for any APU. You are usually much more like...
by bphlpt
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: [Doc] RVMi @Destination parmeter
Replies: 7
Views: 15660

Re: [Doc] RVMi @Destination parmeter

I really can't figure this guy out. More and more it seems that he's just a spammer and that all of his posts should be deleted and he should be banned. I could be wrong, and if so I apologize, but looking at all of his posts in total, they just don't make any sense. [And many of them, such as this ...
by bphlpt
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 663
Views: 543633

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180715

I stand by my theory, :) but in this case, I guess that shows what I know. [:-embarrassed-:] Thanks for being kind, 5eraph.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180917
Replies: 663
Views: 543633

Re: [Addon] XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates 20180715

True, but ... If you needed or wanted to use the files involved with the update, and you were content and were able to do so before the update existed, and applying the update caused something to break for you, then you are left with few options. You can choose to not apply the update, as 5eraph and...
by bphlpt
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who uses a VPN?
Replies: 43
Views: 36530

Re: Who uses a VPN?

What does that app have to do with a VPN? It might be better to open a new thread with your question about that app.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

Surely you just put the appropriate country code in front of the number, exactly as if you were calling it? That's what I assumed. Maybe Dave and Trip could experiment to see what works, since they are both active and could even call each other until they are able to iron things out? EDIT: On an un...
by bphlpt
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

f anyone in the US knows how to send a text to a mobile number in Europe on an Android phone, LMK. Dumb question, but I didn't know that it would be any different than sending a text to any other number, such as to a US number, so what is different about sending to one in Europe? Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

And now it seems to be down again? Or not. LOL Response time is so bad it's hard to tell. :)

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

The forum is "working", but ever since the latest "incident" the forum response time has been terrible. Over the last day or so it is more likely to time out than respond correctly.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

Are you sure? Not for me.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Thu Jun 07, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

Site is back up now. From xper: Server crashed badly. They couldn't retrieve data from second (backup) HDD'a. We lost data for last 3 months. Luckily i had local a backup from Februar. I apologize for the inconvenience caused. So it appears to have been a "simple" hardware failure, and not something...
by bphlpt
Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

NoelC's business site is http://www.prodigitalsoftware.com , his full name is Noel Carboni. [I don't think I'm sharing any sensitive info, since he's posted many, many places on the web, always using the same user name and often stating his full name and referencing his business.] Another forum wher...
by bphlpt
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 306
Views: 217422

Re: MSFN.org state

I don't know if it's been 24h yet, but if not, it's getting close. Any word? If not, I'll keep checking a few times a day. :)

Cheers and Regards