Steven W
2020-02-27 21:53
Forum: Operating systems
Topic: NEW XP PRO 32 Bit Updates (with experimental non-SSE2 support)
Replies: 0

NEW XP PRO 32 Bit Updates (with experimental non-SSE2 support)

This is essentially a 'downloader' that creates a kit to update XP with. You download the attached zip file, extract it to a folder and run (double-click) XXX_DL.BAT. It creates a bunch of folders and new BAT files and downloads files for you that you can then use to update. If you open the README, ...
Steven W
2020-02-19 04:22
Forum: The lounge
Topic: The screenshot thread
Replies: 65

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Desperately seeking contrast...
Steven W
2020-02-19 03:50
Forum: The lounge
Topic: Oh my..
Replies: 2

https://www.laptopmag.com/news/nasty-windows-10-update-is-deleting-files-heres-what-to-do Microsoft has outdone itself with the latest entry in an endless series of Windows 10 blunders. Users are now reporting that Windows 10 version KB4532693 is deleting files from PCs. If that sounds familiar, it'...
Steven W
2020-02-15 04:37
Forum: Operating systems
Topic: Windows XP Pro 32 bit updates for SSE2 or later processors
Replies: 59

Oh yeah, once you've ran ENU_DL.BAT, to use the 'update kit', run 1.BAT, reboot, 2.BAT reboot....

Pay attention to the beeps, they don't necessarily mean 'done'. :thumbup:
Steven W
2020-02-15 04:27
Forum: Operating systems
Topic: Windows XP Pro 32 bit updates for SSE2 or later processors
Replies: 59

Well, I said I'd try to do something simple. I lied. LOL! Trying to collect my thoughts here. I've pounded out an English version of what I've been wanting. It's essentially a 'downloader' that creates a kit to update XP with. You download the attached zip file, extract it to a folder and run (doubl...
Steven W
2020-01-30 03:58
Forum: Operating systems
Topic: Windows XP Pro 32 bit updates for SSE2 or later processors
Replies: 59

Well, was gonna put in a 'code box', but I found one character does not render on the site. So, here's a bat with a txt extension.

Spaghetti code theater?
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Steven W
2020-01-26 17:04
Forum: Operating systems
Topic: Windows XP Pro 32 bit updates for SSE2 or later processors
Replies: 59

windowsxp-kb936929-sp3-x86-enu_c81472f7eeea2eca421e116cd4c03e2300ebfde4.exe -x:"%~dp0" /q

Seems ugly, but it works.
Steven W
2020-01-26 06:12
Forum: Operating systems
Topic: Windows XP Pro 32 bit updates for SSE2 or later processors
Replies: 59

I'm getting there. SP3 and IE8 are so annoying. I ran across this for installing SP3 silently: https://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/windows-xp-sp3-installation-question In amongst the suggestions for using some AutoIT scripts, there was this gold nugget: cigpkg What we did was run the WindowsXP-K...
Steven W
2020-01-24 05:19
Forum: Programming and scripting
Topic: Batch Files Commands
Replies: 3

Self-destructing BAT:

Add this to the end:

(goto) 2>nul & del "%~f0"

Gonna be using this relatively soon :clap:
Steven W
2020-01-20 20:46
Forum: Operating systems
Topic: Windows XP Pro 32 bit updates for SSE2 or later processors
Replies: 59

No worries, I still have everything backed. I'm thinking of simplifying my grandiose ideas too. LOL, just gonna do something simple and be done with it.