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by Midas
Thu May 20, 2021 4:36 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Unable to Update Windows 10
Replies: 16
Views: 12407

Re: Unable to Update Windows 10

/Rant

The appropriation of private computing marches on... :evil:
by Midas
Tue May 18, 2021 5:00 am
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: XP compatible software
Replies: 108
Views: 226495

Re: XP compatible software

User dmiranda reports (www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=3013#comment31555) that the last MPT version to support Windows XP is v1.28.10-legacy.
by Midas
Sun May 16, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: CLI Submissions
Topic: scrcpy (Android desktop emulator)
Replies: 17
Views: 14208

Re: scrcpy (Android desktop emulator)

:idea: FYI, the standalone official adb /fastboot tools for all OSes can be downloaded from https://developer.android.com/studio/releases/platform-tools (currently v31.0.2, released April 2021). OTOH and to the best of my knowledge, drivers are device dependent and usually available from the device ...
by Midas
Fri May 14, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Portable 7-Zip
Replies: 60
Views: 219911

Re: Portable 7-Zip

Topic update: latest upstream 7-Zip is v21.02 alpha released 2021-05-06 (changelog is at www.7-zip.org/history.txt).
by Midas
Thu May 13, 2021 4:52 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: FocusWriter - distraction-free word processor
Replies: 20
Views: 32957

Re: FocusWriter - distraction-free word processor

Topic update: FocusWriter v1.7.6 released 2020-04-20 (changelog at https://gottcode.org/focuswriter/#releasenotes).
by Midas
Wed May 12, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: ClamWin Portable
Replies: 11
Views: 22247

Re: ClamWin Portable

Topic update: ClamWin Portable v0.103.2 released 2021-05-04 (upstream ClamWin changelog at https://clamwin.com/content/view/251/1/). ClamWin portability info at https://clamwin.com/content/view/118/89/. To anyone running the previous v0.99.4, ClamWin updated files are listed below -- as noted above ...
by Midas
Wed May 12, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: XML Tree Editor
Replies: 6
Views: 5906

Re: XML Tree Editor

Old topic update: XML Tree Editor v0.1.0.35 released 2020-12-31 (changelog and download at https://sourceforge.net/projects/xmltreeeditor/files/).
by Midas
Wed May 12, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Unable to Update Windows 10
Replies: 16
Views: 12407

Re: Unable to Update Windows 10

I don't dwell on this, but let's just say I wasn't much surprised when yet another high profile tech-savvy user tried to upgrade his Windows and came away with this conclusion at the end of a very acid report: I'm not asking for much. All I want is my Professional edition of Windows 10 to be left al...
by Midas
Tue May 11, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Spybot - Search & Destroy portablized by PortableApps.com
Replies: 12
Views: 14802

Re: Spybot - Search & Destroy portablized by PortableApps.com

Old topic update: Spybot Search & Destroy Portable v2.8.68 released (no changelog). Note that the free SS&D version includes anti-spyware, rootkit scanner, startup tools and " system immunization " * , but no anti-virus. Spybot uses a unique technique to find the spyware, adware and more unwanted so...
by Midas
Mon May 10, 2021 4:26 am
Forum: Suggestions/Discussions
Topic: Removing Windows 95/98/ME?
Replies: 24
Views: 25937

Re: Removing Windows 95/98/ME?

webfork wrote:Agreed -- Win 98 SE was a big turning point for me.
Same here. For one and as I recall it, it marked the end of long nights spent with friends trying to install drivers and making trivial things like scanners work in Windows 3.x.

And then NT arrived... 8)
by Midas
Sun May 09, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: Sazanami (Audio Editor)
Replies: 5
Views: 2837

Re: Sazanami (Audio Editor)

Good post, loin2kolpotoru . But I had to edit it to point to a viewable program screenshot 'cause all I was seeing was a " I love CPC " graphic like the one below, only larger -- so maybe next time don't link directly to codecpack.co and upload the image to a free filehoster like I did... https://i....
by Midas
Thu May 06, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Kid3 (audio tagger & file manager)
Replies: 21
Views: 31013

Re: Kid3 (audio tagger & file manager)

Topic update: Kid3 v3.8.6 released 2021-03-18 (changelog at https://kid3.kde.org/#history). FYI, new official homepage is at https://kid3.kde.org/ (source is at https://invent.kde.org/multimedia/kid3/). Kid3 Audio Tagger: If you want to easily tag multiple MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, O...
by Midas
Wed May 05, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: CUETools - lossless audio/CUE sheet form tools
Replies: 18
Views: 31003

Re: CUETools - lossless audio/CUE sheet form tools

CueTools v2.1.9 released (changelog and download at https://github.com/gchudov/cuetools.net/releases/). CUETools 2.1.9 Changelog - Codecs: Update WavPack to 5.4.0 - Update Russian translation - EACPlugin: Add Newtonsoft.Json.dll - Allow three dots at the end of album titles - Update UnRAR DLLs to v...
by Midas
Tue May 04, 2021 1:59 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Vivaldi (Opera [inspired] browser alternative)
Replies: 145
Views: 272506

Re: Vivaldi (Opera [inspired] browser alternative)

SYSTEM wrote:... auto-reject any sites which ask for permission to send push notifications - almost no sites which want it have no business asking for it, and it's more convenient to just not even allow them to ask.
Ditto.
by Midas
Mon May 03, 2021 4:06 am
Forum: Suggestions/Discussions
Topic: Removing Windows 95/98/ME?
Replies: 24
Views: 25937

Re: Removing Windows 95/98/ME?

Yeah, I know. And Archive.org has loads of old programs for one to amuse oneself with...

But, personally, I'm partial to 98, not 95.