Steven W
2020-03-15 05:03
Forum: The lounge
Topic: Lost in battle (deleted users)
Replies: 29

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It's been nearly a year. I find myself missing your wisdom and wry humor.

R.I.P Grandma.
Steven W
2020-03-13 23:35
Forum: Software
Topic: CCleaner 5.64 - The last for XP and Vista
Replies: 1

CCleaner 5.64 - The last for XP and Vista

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/05/ccleaner-5-64-introduces-health-check-last-windows-xp-and-vista-version/ Meh, it's registry cleaning is still decent in my eyes. I see there's more crap piled on and it's serving as a bit of adware, but still the free version is there. Piriform, which is an Avast-ow...
Steven W
2020-03-09 03:11
Forum: Operating systems
Topic: Unofficial Windows 98 Second Edition Service Pack 3.64
Replies: 617

! wrote:
2020-03-08 15:19
Why not? Maybe there will be another version. PROBLEMCHYLD isn't THAT old. :mrgreen:
You're just saying that so he won't hit you with his cane.
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And don't you dare go there with me. I WILL COME DOWN THERE!
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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.