Windows XP updates (resurrected?)

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Windows XP updates (resurrected?)

#1 Post by Midas » Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:50 am

A little system fu found via the K-meleon forum (http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/forum/read.php?12,127799)...
And so it can be said that I'm beating a dead horse, here's a thorough breakdown of options available...

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Re: Windows XP updates (resurrected?)

#2 Post by Midas » Thu Mar 26, 2015 6:22 am

Quick update: those weary of touching the Windows system registry to perform the hack referred above, can now use pXc's DotNET v.3.5 XP Update Extender...
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Re: Windows XP updates (resurrected?)

#3 Post by freakazoid » Thu Mar 26, 2015 10:13 am

About XP Update Extender, if you're running Windows XP, is it likely that you're running the bloated .NET 3.5 framework? :)

Might as well manually do the registry hack.
is it stealth? ;)

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Re: Windows XP updates (resurrected?)

#4 Post by Midas » Fri Mar 27, 2015 2:41 am

freakazoid wrote:Might as well manually do the registry hack.
  • I rather agree that this is really overkill, but... variety is the spice of life. :mrgreen:

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Re: Windows XP updates (resurrected?)

#5 Post by Midas » Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:03 am

Marginally related piece of news: :shock:
EDIT: the update tip post from Ghacks.net:
Because it isn't included in SP3, this maverick update might prove to be essential:
Windows XP Pro x64 is a different beast altogether but, just in case, there are two fairly recent updates lists:
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[url]http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/feature/2467720/7-reasons-windows-xp-refuses-to-die/page/7[/url] author wrote:Windows XP still works for many organisations. So why change? In many ways Microsoft made the platform too good. It’s stood the test of time, runs smoothly, doesn’t have glaring errors or bizarre quirks, and has become so integral to how businesses operate that ditching it seems unthinkable.
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