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This project is an attempt to modernise windows xp by adding all the latest "critical updates" plus better themes and more inspired by other xp related projects this one is designed to give you the best experience in what was truely Microsoft's best work they have ever done

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Latest Release (1.2.4) https://mega.nz/file/XjYhwA6I#QoTTeUqnNshbElCxVj4I7vxSIKfnPMM0Xjy9XSE8GNg
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for older releases please look here https://mega.nz/fm/P34VHKrC
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You should still try it it would super cool to have a modern Version of Windows XP

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and I plan to make ungoogled chrome the default browser choice and remove ie9 and have integrated the latest nvidia driver for xp (ver 368.81)
                                                      

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Letsss GOOOOO i gonna watch this project cause its a very intresting idea Keep us updated on this :D

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and any updates added will only be the ones marked as "Critical" any other updates will be ignored
                                                      

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windows xp "zune" us now the main theme by default
                                                      

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This is kinda what I've been trying to make, XP x64, all updates, modern drivers, modern paths for modern programs, etc.
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Ver 1.0 now in vm testing
                                                      

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(Update) the install has gone well on vm were with the acception of 3 random dll files that don't seem like there needed
                                                      

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(update) preview pictures added
                                                      

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legacyfan wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 20:14 windows xp "zune" us now the main theme by default
Thank god The zune one is the best

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Niko wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 21:25
legacyfan wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 20:14 windows xp "zune" us now the main theme by default
Thank god The zune one is the best
there's a bug that needs fixed still with the theme when the os starts up it still uses bliss and I have to manually set zune even when I set it as default in nlite
                                                      

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legacyfan wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 21:59
Niko wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 21:25
legacyfan wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 20:14 windows xp "zune" us now the main theme by default
Thank god The zune one is the best
there's a bug that needs fixed still with the theme when the os starts up it still uses bliss and I have to manually set zune even when I set it as default in nlite
That aint that bad still pretty cool

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I just found that wmp11 sdk is corrupted and can't find the dll files for it but besides that everything works (it will just give annoying missing file errors during setup)
                                                      

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up next ver 1.2 with uneeded service disabling fixes and the first official iso release (beta)
                                                      

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Gonna 100% try it out and i have one question u said that there a gonna be nvidia Drivers bundeld in but will be there a version without them cause i have old winxp laptop with intel graphics and i would be happy to put a Modern version of XP on it :D

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ive also added windows 2000 sata drivers into the f6 option for really modern pcs (with her detection issues)
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legacyfan wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 18:26 and I plan to make ungoogled chrome the default browser choice and remove ie9 and have integrated the latest nvidia driver for xp (ver 368.81)
And what about using Palemoon or Mypal as The deafult browsers cause those are the best for windows XP

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Niko wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 22:46 Gonna 100% try it out and i have one question u said that there a gonna be nvidia Drivers bundeld in but will be there a version without them cause i have old winxp laptop with intel graphics and i would be happy to put a Modern version of XP on it :D
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Niko wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 22:51
legacyfan wrote: 16 Feb 2023, 18:26 and I plan to make ungoogled chrome the default browser choice and remove ie9 and have integrated the latest nvidia driver for xp (ver 368.81)
And what about using Palemoon or Mypal as The deafult browsers cause those are the best for windows XP
I'm working on figuring out how to integrate that (ver 1.3 will focus on that
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Alright i am super exited for the beta ISO good luck with the development!

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ver 1.2 is out!
                                                      

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and windows media player is now disable (to fix the sdk issue)
                                                      

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Maybe just delete it and replace it with MPC or VLC

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ver 1.2 (with Intel HD drivers) now avalable!
                                                      

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Would it be possible to make a version with no GPU drivers? Also I think it would be nice to optimize XP for SSDs, disabling defragging, disable last access, disable prefetch/superfetch, etc.
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