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by bphlpt
Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ridiculous Amount of SPAM Lately
Replies: 5
Views: 70

Re: Ridiculous Amount of SPAM Lately

......bump.......

I'm curious and a little concerned that there has been no response in this thread by an admin. Maybe they're hard at work on a solution to the problem so they didn't have time? Very strange.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ridiculous Amount of SPAM Lately
Replies: 5
Views: 70

Ridiculous Amount of SPAM Lately

Can we please, please, PLEASE implement user_hidden's suggestion of requiring ALL new members to have their first 2-5 posts approved by an admin before they are visible on the board? The way I understand it, an admin currently has to be involved anyway to delete the offending posts, so it wouldn't b...
by bphlpt
Tue May 30, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20170628
Replies: 2575
Views: 847004

Re: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20170518

Thanks. That was not at all obvious to me.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon May 29, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20170628
Replies: 2575
Views: 847004

Re: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20170518

When I tried to go to that link, all I found was a welcome page with his picture that said I was guest number 5.047.924.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon May 29, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What with all the spam lately
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: What with all the spam lately

No, but I've noticed it as well and reported some of it, too. Some I haven't reported because it might not have been spam. Those were usually just a line or two, and could, at a stretch, have been remotely related to the subject. But when they occur in a thread that hasn't been active lately, and th...
by bphlpt
Tue May 16, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who uses a VPN?
Replies: 14
Views: 1086

Re: Who uses a VPN?

I'm still investigating the options, but this is what I've come up with so far: Free VPN's are available. But like Tor they are probably slow and really only useful for file lockers that limits the frequency of downloads from your IP. And sites that censor or block access from your country. Or if yo...
by bphlpt
Tue May 16, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2084
Views: 1189779

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

The way it is now you have the power to choose how you want the link to open. Just clicking it opens it in the same tab of your browser, or you can force the link to open in a new browser tab by CTL-clicking the link, or in a new window or tab of your browser by simply right-clicking the link and ch...
by bphlpt
Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who uses a VPN?
Replies: 14
Views: 1086

Re: Who uses a VPN?

I just started receiving letters as you have, Ghost, so I'll be very interested in the advice given in this thread.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thoughts on Opticork's KernelEx Project
Replies: 28
Views: 3662

Re: Thoughts on Opticork's KernelEx Project

No disrespect meant Dibya, but based on what Opticork did and didn't do last year, I will not believe anything that Opticork says or posts until he provides code that others can test. Once he does that, AND some other recognized person smarter than me has then confirmed his claims, AND the code rema...
by bphlpt
Sat Jan 28, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2084
Views: 1189779

Re: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4

You say that the pop-up blocker was turned ON, but I believe that you might have better success if the pop-up blocker is turned OFF. I have not used XP in quite awhile, but if for any reason Windows Update was trying to open a pop-up, then it seems likely that having the pop-up blocker turned on mig...
by bphlpt
Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Holidays
Replies: 5
Views: 1307

Re: Happy Holidays

Thank you, and the same to you!

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Tue Dec 27, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: [REQUEST] Tablet PC PowerToys
Replies: 11
Views: 2079

Re: [REQUEST] Tablet PC PowerToys

Send Dibya a PM. Maybe he can re-upload it and any other file that is giving any problems.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 119
Views: 20284

Re: MSFN.org state

It's back up now, at least for awhile. :)

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Batch offline install of downloaded updates?
Replies: 4
Views: 1026

Re: Batch offline install of downloaded updates?

While you can find qchain.exe via the WayBack Machine - for example, it seems that qchain.exe is no longer required since XP SP1. See here for explanation and some suggestions in that link and other referenced links.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Wed Nov 23, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)
Replies: 13
Views: 1655

Re: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)

My reason is that Windows has seemed to have gotten more intertwined and interdependent over the years. Yes I know that XP is an older OS that should not have that "issue", but even updates and hotfixes can sometimes cause unforeseen "gotchas" in seemingly unrelated areas when removals are attempted...
by bphlpt
Sat Nov 19, 2016 7:56 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)
Replies: 13
Views: 1655

Re: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)

I totally agree with your approach of not slimming, (I haven't slimmed any OS in years), but I wanted to point avamk to Kurt's thread since, even if you don't slim the OS, the thread does seem to lay out the procedure of how to create the modified install source in an easy to follow step-by-step man...
by bphlpt
Fri Nov 18, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)
Replies: 13
Views: 1655

Re: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)

@GH0st , you might want to check out Kurt_Aust's latest thread as well, since he uses nLite with SP4 and implies that tweaks and removals DO work. At least he specifically mentions using nLite for doing tweaks, but he doesn't mention removals at all, neither doing them or avoiding them. I haven't t...
by bphlpt
Fri Nov 18, 2016 5:08 am
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)
Replies: 13
Views: 1655

Re: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)

@avamk, you might want to check out Kurt_Aust's latest thread. Just a suggestion. (Any questions about it should be made in that thread.)

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)
Replies: 13
Views: 1655

Re: Slipstreaming 5eraph's XPSP3 QFE POSReady Updates addon w/ SP4? (and IE8 WU problem)

But GH0st , if I understand what avamk meant when he said: After installing from my ISO with SP4 slipstreamed in, I tried running Windows Update (and, later, Microsoft Update) via Internet Explorer 8. I was taken to a Windows Genuine Advantage check, which after a couple seconds took me to an error ...
by bphlpt
Sat Nov 12, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recent site security upgrade
Replies: 43
Views: 6184

Re: Recent site security upgrade

Well it's most likely on your end, Chief. So how, EXACTLY, do you attempt to login? What link, using what browser, with which extensions installed?

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sat Nov 05, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recent site security upgrade
Replies: 43
Views: 6184

Re: Recent site security upgrade

Thanks for the info, Digi (Dark Blue) & Digi (Dark Blue 2) are cool, but I think the old theme is more readable (maybe I was used to). edit: but the title of the forum is missing with these themes, we have phpBB instead. That's what I thought, too. Hopefully, Ryan will find a theme similar to the o...
by bphlpt
Sat Nov 05, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recent site security upgrade
Replies: 43
Views: 6184

Re: Recent site security upgrade

I was, too, mooms. I couldn't find an exact theme like the old one, but there are other options available if you edit your profile.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Wed Nov 02, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recent site security upgrade
Replies: 43
Views: 6184

And it works for me as well using SRWare Iron (a Chrome variant) on Win7x64.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: atmzzrSystemCheck v3.4 [Check installed runtimes versions]
Replies: 189
Views: 55195

Thank you!

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Wed Oct 19, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: nLite 1.4.9.3 consistently crashes near end of finalizing
Replies: 6
Views: 2884

One way to get an older version of nLite is at FileHippo. 1.4.9.1 is one of the versions offered - http://filehippo.com/download_nlite/4642/.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2084
Views: 1189779

It might be helpful for others if you could share what the problem update was, so they can avoid it.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Tue Sep 13, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: Onepiece XP Post-SP3 AIO Update Pack FINAL
Replies: 3432
Views: 1080170

By my count, that looks like a total of 6 new, 4 superseded. :)

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 119
Views: 20284

It's out for me as well.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sat Sep 10, 2016 5:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: atmzzrSystemCheck v3.4 [Check installed runtimes versions]
Replies: 189
Views: 55195

Checked Wikipedia: Sandbox is a term I've heard but nothing I've ever knowingly used. All of my operating systems are in the real world. If that is a misunderstanding of the term then someone will have to provide an explanation. Even if your OS is installed "in the real world" it is possible to run...
by bphlpt
Thu Sep 08, 2016 4:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: atmzzrSystemCheck v3.4 [Check installed runtimes versions]
Replies: 189
Views: 55195

Must conclude there is still a problem here with the check and my Win7. This must be because of a problem created by either the "cumulative" and/or your AV. It works fine with my Win7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. The only time I had any problems with this app since it was created was due to my AV at the time ...
by bphlpt
Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: atmzzrSystemCheck v3.4 [Check installed runtimes versions]
Replies: 189
Views: 55195

Thank you for your continued attention and updates to this great app.!

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Somebody tested Endless OS ?
Replies: 2
Views: 608

I haven't - Thanks for sharing, I hadn't seen that. From looking at the site, it looks like it's a version of Linux that's made to be as Windows-like as possible to make it easy for folks to transition to it I really do wish them luck. With the hassle Windows has become lately I'm sure it will get s...
by bphlpt
Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: [Addon] Windows Media Player 11 for XP/MCE/2k3 3.4.5
Replies: 153
Views: 76118

Are you sure 5eraph? I can pull up the mediafire site, and I can log into my mediafire account, but ... Never mind, you are correct. The link does work. alsyundawy, check your browser extension settings or try a different browser. For me, at first the link wasn't working, but when in Chrome I told m...
by bphlpt
Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:28 am
Forum: Windows Server 2003
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows Server 2003
Replies: 28
Views: 12653

I'm glad you are back up and running. Out of curiosity, and to possibly help others that might have the same problem you did, which of the many suggestions at that link ended up helping you solve your problem? Do you know what caused your problem in order to try and prevent it happening again in the...
by bphlpt
Thu Jul 14, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Windows Server 2003
Topic: Hotfix Hunt for Windows Server 2003
Replies: 28
Views: 12653

So you posted that note, which doesn't tell us anything at all, in a thread that'a almost 10 years old? I'm sure someone will respond with an answer for you by 2026. :)

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: atmzzrSystemCheck v3.4 [Check installed runtimes versions]
Replies: 189
Views: 55195

I did not. I reinstalled my Windows 7 Ultimate x64 system from scratch just last week, as painful and time consuming as that was. After the initial install with an original MSDN SP1 source I installed all of the drivers for every piece of hardware I thought I might use with this machine. Then I used...
by bphlpt
Thu Jun 09, 2016 11:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: atmzzrSystemCheck v3.4 [Check installed runtimes versions]
Replies: 189
Views: 55195

Thanks for the info.

EDIT: By the way, it looks like there is even a more recent update to VC++2015 - Update 3 RC - released 2016-06-02 - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downloa ... x?id=52685

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Tue Jun 07, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: atmzzrSystemCheck v3.4 [Check installed runtimes versions]
Replies: 189
Views: 55195

@automizzer , could I ask a favor? You display so much great information it no longer all fits in the display window on the screen. On mine, the resulting info displayed starts with "Type: 64-bit (x64)" and goes on from there. So, yes, I know it displays all of the information I need, and I can alw...
by bphlpt
Sun May 01, 2016 6:25 am
Forum: Switchless Installer Discussion
Topic: DirectX10/11 Compability Library for XPx86
Replies: 15
Views: 3882

Dibya, ... Like a more detailed description of what it contains exactly, its file size, and an md5 or sh1 hash to check the download integrity. +1 That would be helpful, and would give folks more confidence in your work and therefore they would be more willing to try it and help with feedback. Chee...
by bphlpt
Mon Apr 18, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional
Topic: XPSP3_QFE_UpdatePack for Windows XP Post-SP3 20170628
Replies: 2575
Views: 847004

Glad you found the cause.

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon Apr 11, 2016 12:37 pm
Forum: Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Topic: 5eraph's post-SP2 Update Pack v2017-06_2
Replies: 951
Views: 399875

The in-place upgrade is preferred by many. I think it is easier and more convenient, for the end user, IF it works correctly. That way no reinstalling applications, etc. That's one of the reasons that I also think that SP are easier than update packs, and switchless installers are easier than addons...
by bphlpt
Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2084
Views: 1189779

@maxtorix, I'm curious if RVMi integrates SP4 correctly where nLite fails. Do you happen to know?

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Mon Mar 28, 2016 6:51 am
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2084
Views: 1189779

@harkaz,

Thanks as always for your prompt attention!

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sat Mar 26, 2016 2:30 pm
Forum: Community Update Packs
Topic: Welcome to Windows XP Service Pack 4
Replies: 2084
Views: 1189779

@harkaz , I know you are done with SP4, but perhaps at some point you might be able to make one more update that can address maxtorix's posts and the latest 4GB tweak found and further tweaked by dibya - http://www.ryanvm.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=141261#141261 . Just a thought and a hope. Cheers a...
by bphlpt
Sat Mar 26, 2016 1:55 am
Forum: Update Pack Addons
Topic: Remove 4GB RAM Limit of Windows XPx86 extend to 128GB
Replies: 97
Views: 22892

Not quite, Dibya. Nothing is wrong with the combo of addons you listed, just as there is nothing wrong with using OnePiece's update pack. Using USP4 is yet another way and one that some folks prefer since it is fewer things to install, can be applied in more situations and to more versions of XP, an...
by bphlpt
Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: atmzzrSystemCheck v3.4 [Check installed runtimes versions]
Replies: 189
Views: 55195

Thank you!

Cheers and Regards
by bphlpt
Sat Mar 19, 2016 2:15 am
Forum: Windows 8
Topic: new section for windows 10
Replies: 22
Views: 4300

AFAIK, if you are not going to use modern apps and/or the store, the only thing that Windows 10 can do that Windows 7 cannot is run DirectX 12. (Yet, since there are folks that are trying to port DirectX 12 to Windows 7.) And if that is not a concern, I have not seen anyone able to prove that real w...
by bphlpt
Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: atmzzrSystemCheck v3.4 [Check installed runtimes versions]
Replies: 189
Views: 55195

I've asked this before. Is it possible to add a separate check and indication for DirectX 9C, in addition the later versions of DirectX? I ask because the installation of DirectX 9C is now separate and independent of the installation of later versions, yet I beleive that for some older games DirectX...
by bphlpt
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 119
Views: 20284

JorgeA, so it seems that you can't get to MSFN, while I and many, many others can. And even though you can't get to MSFN, you can do email and get many, many other places with no problem. That implies something specific between you and MSFN. It's unlikely that MSFN has blocked you or your ISP and I ...
by bphlpt
Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSFN.org state
Replies: 119
Views: 20284

Hey JorgeA, I've passed along your problem to Trip. Here's hoping for the best. :)

Cheers and Regards