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Anonymous 18th April 2007 06:59 PM

written by cjjar
 
ONLY WIN XP PRO and VISTA is BEST than ALL OS SUCKSSS PROBLEM
i not want WINDOW 2000 SUCK PROBLEM!

Anonymous 18th April 2007 09:34 PM

written by Joshua
 
errrr.... well said cjjar.... ... ... >.>

squall_leonhart 18th April 2007 09:59 PM

Windows 98 is unsupported by almost everyone now, so theres no reason pj64 should follow suite

the people using 98 are usually using machines not capable of using the dx8 plugins anyway,

in all reality, the 9x Core isn't good enough to run pj64 due to the way it handles memory and virtual memory.

i had 2 systems setup exactly the same way, except for windows versions, and the NT core was always better at running PJ64 due to the more efficient memory handling.

@ Serge
Windows 9x uses a different code system to 98, and the more bug code in any compilation, the more chance of slowdowns on any system, an example of this is Homeworld 1, which was written for 9x/NT4, yet it runs like ass on XP (which is also NT based)

on the topic of Windows 2000, as long as SP4 is installed, it should be supported.

ScottJC 18th April 2007 10:46 PM

Smiff I was trying to argue that arcade cabinets and work computers are not the general userbase so therefore should be less important, theres no reason a cabinet cannot use XP though.

Smiff_ 19th April 2007 12:51 AM

hi Gent i didn't know you were still testing it on Win98 :o

there's a clear picture emerging:
drop Win98/ME*
keep testing on Win2000 (with last service pack).
(btw, who in core PJ64 team has Win2000? i don't any more)

*perhaps put in a check & warn on first run, for those OS are not officially supported. or, if changes are required that mean we know PJ64 won't work for that OS, then actually it should refuse to run

Anonymous 19th April 2007 01:44 AM

written by John
 
I would love to see Linux support :D

squall_leonhart 19th April 2007 03:10 AM

sorry john, thats not happening, not with this team anyway.

Gent 19th April 2007 03:11 AM

written by Smiff, April 19, 2007
Quote:

(btw, who in core PJ64 team has Win2000? i don't any more)
Well Pixi Still has it Smiff so i guess i still have access to Win2000

and yea i have kept 98 testing lol and me and jabo did establish a while back the last d3d8 that did work :P

Anonymous 19th April 2007 03:15 AM

written by Rex
 
Yeah drop tha shitty ass versions of Windows.. there outdated and should have been dropped a long time ago.. You guys should only keep Windows XP and Vista.

Anonymous 19th April 2007 03:16 AM

written by carl
 
Windows XP and Windows Vista support only.
Win98 is obsolete.
Windows 2000 is not for gaming


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