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by 789
Sun Jan 24, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 42
Views: 3782

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/22/hank-aaron-legendary-baseball-player-dies-at-age-86.html 86 year old baseball star received a covid shot. Two weeks later he died anyway ---so much for vaccines and their usefulness. Mr. Aaron made the occasion of his receiving the magic jab a photo opportunity, to en...
by 789
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 42
Views: 3782

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

appears to be true Was the man 75 years old ? Did he receive a vaccine shot ? Did he die ? Was the vaccine any use to him ? He could have just stayed home, given himself a shot of rum, and lived happily ever after for the next two hours ---without any help from vaccinators & medical science. Would ...
by 789
Thu Dec 31, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 42
Views: 3782

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

They gave a vaccine shot to a 75 year old man, two hours later he died anyway. So much for medical science and their vaccines. They could have just given him a tall glass of soldy water. https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/israel-nears-100000-coronavirus-vaccinations-per-day-goal-653461 The man obv...
by 789
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 42
Views: 3782

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

That's not true. You have no idea how many people were actually exposed to the virus. I took the numbers from here: https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/ Is the population not 7,800 million ? https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ Are the Wuhan numbers posted by worldometer not accura...
by 789
Sun Dec 27, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 42
Views: 3782

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

Microsoft and Windows are the best things that could ever happen to a computer In 2020 7,000 million people, 99% of the population of the planet, managed on their own to resist the Wuhan flu ---without any help from government employees, from medical science, from corporations of high morality and ...
by 789
Sat Dec 26, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?
Replies: 42
Views: 3782

Re: So, who's ready to take the covid-19 vaccine ?

A spoonful of honey in a barrel of tar. For two decades they have been handing out tax-payer funded flu vaccines. People line up in parking lots to reach into somebody else's pocket for a flu shot. These flu shots have been proven to be completely useless at best; in some instances actually harmful...
by 789
Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: No Windows Update for Windows 95/98/98SE/ME/2000
Replies: 42
Views: 13067

Re: No Windows Update for Windows 95/98/98SE/ME/2000

With T60 and T61, Lenovo finally provided an IBM XP installation package that can be opened using 7zip or winRar.
CM2ZCUS.IMZ password is iejfhvu. (Dell, HP, Fujitsu did it from day one)
by 789
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election
Replies: 417
Views: 27915

Re: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election

What is happening in the United States is democracy in its shining glory. This is the true nature and essence of mobrule. Democracy was invented and implemented by nefarious characters (today some would call them deep state) to make sure that the people will never have a good government. Yes, you ma...
by 789
Mon Nov 09, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election
Replies: 417
Views: 27915

Re: OK, now we descend into the STOLEN election

descend into Were we somewhere high up that now we need to descend ? In 1864 the popular war-time president, honest Abraham Lincoln needed vote fraud to gain re-election. To this day honest-Abe is the patron saint of the Republican party. In 1960 John Kennedy needed vote fraud to acquire the Presid...
by 789
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ReactOS
Replies: 29
Views: 6394

Re: ReactOS

beer, system compatible Hobgoblin and Ryzen with w3k. Only for hobbyists. An office cannot do it because the manager is not open to such experiments. Home users don't do it because they always want the latest, greatest with the highest serial number. Older people who purchased their first computers...
by 789
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ReactOS
Replies: 29
Views: 6394

Re: ReactOS

interested in how Win Raid guys Then, you should ask them. I found the forum while looking for AHCI driver. It is obvious that, unlike the ReactOS crew, they are not afraid to look at the recently released code and learn something from it. Yes, in some people's moral standard, with age, criminals b...
by 789
Sat Oct 31, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ReactOS
Replies: 29
Views: 6394

Re: ReactOS

legal issues btw I expect they would agree that, by paying 280,000,000 to Caldera, Microsoft acknowledged criminal activity; that the U.S. justice department should have taken further steps to prevent Microsoft, and in a different way; that the European governments should do more to demolish Micros...
by 789
Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ReactOS
Replies: 29
Views: 6394

Re: ReactOS

personal touch 789 I have three Haswell machines; NT 5.2 (an XP-compatible OS) on them. It is reasonable to expect that they will function for another ten years. If I buy an m93p or a PowerEdge 815, I am really set. No house-hold or office needs more than Haswell, or 4x12 cores of Opteron in the fr...
by 789
Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ReactOS
Replies: 29
Views: 6394

Re: ReactOS

The ReactOS developers cannot Yes, they couldn't, even if they tripped over some source code. In the mean time, over at Win-Raid they are working on modifiying XP to install on 64-core ThreadRipper. From the looks of it, I will be able to use NT 5.2 (an OS very compatible with XP) for the rest of m...
by 789
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Looking to Upgrade from a T500 - Need something with the 2 buttons below touch pad
Replies: 13
Views: 3872

Re: Looking to Upgrade from a T500 - Need something with the 2 buttons below touch pad

kfzhu1229 wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:02 am
Think it's because of AHCI
That would give a blue screen.

Dell is AHCI, T500 is AHCI, 2003 is AHCI.

T500 starts, Lilo gives me the option of Windows or Linux, if I select Windows, T500 comes up with an excuse.
by 789
Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ReactOS
Replies: 29
Views: 6394

Re: ReactOS

But have they learned from the source how Windows functions and how to write something that is compatible with XP ?
by 789
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ReactOS
Replies: 29
Views: 6394

Re: ReactOS

I remember watching this project around 2005 and thinking that a working OS was only a few years away.... The Windows 2000 source code was released in 2004. The ReactOS crew learned from it what in sixteen years ? Has anyone learned anything from the Windows source code ? I wish someone would at le...
by 789
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Looking to Upgrade from a T500 - Need something with the 2 buttons below touch pad
Replies: 13
Views: 3872

Re: Looking to Upgrade from a T500 - Need something with the 2 buttons below touch pad

Try giving it an SSD I did that. Booted from a CD, installed win 2003, but at the first reboot T500 gives me the "disk read error occured" excuse. On the exact same SSD there is a Linux partition which T500 is willing to see and boot. It seems T500 has a problem with Windows on an SSD. If I put thi...
by 789
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Where to get Window 7?
Replies: 32
Views: 4488

Re: Where to get Window 7?

Would this make my plain installation a Lenovo OEM installation ?

Code: Select all

cscript slmgr.vbs -ilc lenovo.xrm-ms
(I don't want to install a Microsoft-provided Windows 7 .iso on a ThinkPad just to test it)
by 789
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Where to get Window 7?
Replies: 32
Views: 4488

Re: Where to get Window 7?

That's what some of the generic installation CDs / loaders are doing. The legality of this is questionable. I just about learned something here. So the makers of better installation ISOs are not enigma code-breakers; or slic inserters. They merely acquired installation DVDs of every OEM brand, copi...
by 789
Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Where to get Window 7?
Replies: 32
Views: 4488

Re: Where to get Window 7?

If I understood the Wiki article correctly: Every major brand is SLP-enabled Manufacturers of SLP-enabled motherboards pay a fee to Microsoft (who is the robber baron pirate here ?) This, I think, would entitle me to a Microsoft product. And how could anyone fault me for using a stolen or a properly...
by 789
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Where to get Window 7?
Replies: 32
Views: 4488

Re: get Windows 7

Such ISOs typically contain a loader I wish I could post the links here and you would tell me where the loader is. I can't find win loader or grub loader in these two. ____________________ Has Microsoft produced Windows 7 installation DVDs that were expected not to get into our hands ? I would like...
by 789
Sun Oct 04, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Windows 7
Topic: Where to get Window 7?
Replies: 32
Views: 4488

get Windows 7

(as is often the case, the original poster faded away) Ye gentlemen are making this very simple predicament a difficult, complicated one. There are plenty of un-modified .isos available for download that will activate using the sticker on the bottom of your laptop. And there are perfetly good, not c...
by 789
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Stuff
Topic: ReactOS
Replies: 29
Views: 6394

Re: ReactOS

Droider wrote:
Sun Apr 26, 2020 9:04 am
the moment of ending my ReactOS trial.
Similar feelings. I attempted to boot the "live" version, then went to their forum and learned that 20 years later they still don't have something that can be tried on a real-life computer.
by 789
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: w2k t500
Replies: 12
Views: 17477

Re: w2k t500

The SD card itself is detected under XP x86, but not under XP x64..? Neither here, nor there.... I found out, sdbus.sys is not in XP_64. It is in XP_32. Similarly, sdbus.sys is not in win 2003. In win2003_32 the one from XP_32 can be installed, and it works. In the case of win2003_64, we need to us...
by 789
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad T400/T410/T420 and T500/T510/T520 Series
Topic: T410 Original Recovery DISCS
Replies: 25
Views: 4571

Re: T410 Original Recovery DISCS

In case someone just wants to download above-requested disc images:

https://archive.org/details/ThinkPadT410Recovery
by 789
Tue Jul 21, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Windows OS (Versions prior to Windows 7)
Topic: IBM ThinkPad T43 Restore Disks?? Help
Replies: 6
Views: 4655

Re: IBM ThinkPad T43 Restore Disks?? Help

In case someone still needs seven T43 recovery CDs:

https://archive.org/details/39K92633
by 789
Fri Jul 17, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: z60m NT 3.51
Replies: 5
Views: 2139

Re: z60m NT 3.51

Screamer wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:52 pm
Mobility Radeon X300 under Windows NT 3.51
The VBEMP driver helped
https://bearwindows.zcm.com.au/vbe9x.htm

not full screen, but true color 1280x1024.

(now the sound)
by 789
Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: z60m NT 3.51
Replies: 5
Views: 2139

z60m NT 3.51

I just installed NT 3.51 on a z60m. It functions.


Now I need a driver for ATI Radeon x300 card.
by 789
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T40/T41/T42/T43 Series
Topic: Recovery disks for my T42 (2373)
Replies: 10
Views: 8203

Re: Recovery disks for my T42 (2373)

I found a set on archive.org, however It seems from your comment https://archive.org/details/Disc2of7January2005PN24R7734XPPSP2ENFRUPN24R7684 that you merely copied the .isos onto a disc, as opposed to burning them onto a disk T43 recovery discs may also work for ye: https://archive.org/details/39K...

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