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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Early Deprecation Notice: Windows XP and Server 2003 support
- From: Duncan Roe <duncan_roe at acslink dot net dot au>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2015 11:29:57 +1000
- Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Early Deprecation Notice: Windows XP and Server 2003 support
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On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 05:57:06AM -0400, Bryan Berns wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 8:23 AM, Andrey Repin <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> >> On Aug 26 12:56, Helmut Karlowski wrote:
> >>> > > Guess that's better than to stick with the kludges, migration to 10 is
> >>> > > on the way.
> >>> > From what I've seen and heard W10, while mostly stable, still coerces users
> >>> > towards the software as (an expensive) service model and follows the dictum
> >>> > that Microsoft knows more about what you want than you do (default saves to
> >>> > microsoft cloud storage, grabs your pictures for background slide show
> >>> > without asking, etc.).
> >>> I hope I can customize it to behave like XP (only the goodies of
> >>> course).
> >> http://classicshell.net
> > That doesn't solve the hotkeys bound at driver levels, unfortunately.
> > Half of my keyboard dead now thanks to the move to Win7.
> > Anyway, on the topic: All I could ask is to give us a notice when the final
> > build for XP is available, so that we could prepare own mirrors.
> If you're passionate about it and you have any programming experience,
> keyboard filter drivers are quite easy to write. Only annoying thing
> is you need a signing certificate that is authorized for kernel code
> signing -- which is only available to companies and some slightly more
> expensive issuing authorities for individuals.
Test signing? (works for com0com)
Cheers ... Duncan.
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