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foobar2000 0.9.5 and Windows 2000?
Cryton
post Oct 20 2007, 19:42
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Could someone give me a technical explaination as to why Windows 2000 is no longer supported? Maybe this great app should be renamed to FoobarXP wink.gif

(What is going to happen to us win2k users now? I presume there won't be two branches maintained, one that will work on win2k and one more 'fancy pants' one. Are we left by the roadside?)
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aliendesaster
post Oct 27 2007, 11:46
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Don't touch a running system. Even if microsoft stops support for windows 2000 that doesn't necessarily mean
user should switch to a newer os. Of course, there are risks with outdated os, but hey, computers functioning as audio players don't need internet access and unless os runs without problems they don't need updates !.
Second fact is that old computers and old OS should be sufficient to play music.

@chaosblade
Yes, I don't expect softwork to work with windows 95 but somehow I expect to just download the source myself in such case and change this or that to make it run, oh, well, there is no public source. I know this, Peter won't change his mind, but if he does not want to deal with older os it it's the user task to make it work. Somehow open source software is in advantage here.
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- Cryton   foobar2000 0.9.5 and Windows 2000?   Oct 20 2007, 19:42
- - Squeller   foobar2000 0.95 and Windows 2000 - What kind of pr...   Oct 20 2007, 21:06
- - David Nordin   QUOTE (Cryton @ Oct 20 2007, 20:42) (What...   Oct 21 2007, 08:39
- - Melchior   First of I love this program, I have been able to ...   Oct 22 2007, 02:07
- - radorn   It won't run on win2k anymore? so cruel I g...   Oct 22 2007, 12:13
- - Corelian   I would also like to know the reason(s) for droppi...   Oct 23 2007, 12:10
|- - Egor   QUOTE (Corelian @ Oct 23 2007, 18:10) I w...   Oct 23 2007, 12:40
|- - Corelian   QUOTE (Egor @ Oct 23 2007, 13:40) Limited...   Oct 23 2007, 17:21
- - molnart   I'm rather interested what do i need to instal...   Oct 24 2007, 07:07
|- - Egor   QUOTE (molnart @ Oct 24 2007, 13:07) I...   Oct 24 2007, 07:43
- - reil   one possible reason i'm guessing is that fooba...   Oct 24 2007, 07:33
- - vasya_pupkin   I have a question... Will I be able to make future...   Oct 25 2007, 07:25
|- - Jipcy   QUOTE (vasya_pupkin @ Oct 25 2007, 02:25)...   Oct 26 2007, 14:43
- - radorn   Let us hope for a charitative soul (or an interest...   Oct 25 2007, 10:48
- - shakey_snake   A Win2k version is probably as likely as Linux and...   Oct 25 2007, 21:18
|- - Early   QUOTE (shakey_snake @ Oct 25 2007, 14:18)...   Oct 26 2007, 01:44
||- - Slotos   QUOTE (Early @ Oct 26 2007, 03:44) I migh...   Oct 26 2007, 04:05
|- - Egor   QUOTE (shakey_snake @ Oct 26 2007, 03:18)...   Oct 26 2007, 04:48
|- - shakey_snake   QUOTE (Egor @ Oct 25 2007, 23:48) QUOTE (...   Oct 26 2007, 20:36
|- - Egor   QUOTE (shakey_snake @ Oct 27 2007, 02:36)...   Oct 26 2007, 20:54
- - Lyx   When an application drops OS support, then it typi...   Oct 25 2007, 21:40
|- - Squeller   QUOTE (Lyx @ Oct 25 2007, 22:40) When an ...   Oct 26 2007, 18:39
|- - molnart   QUOTE (Lyx @ Oct 25 2007, 22:40) Last tim...   Oct 26 2007, 19:37
|- - Slotos   QUOTE (molnart @ Oct 26 2007, 21:37) 1) I...   Oct 26 2007, 20:37
- - shakey_snake   QUOTE It is easy to say this if you can afford a n...   Oct 25 2007, 22:37
- - thuan   Experiences and preferences with OSs differs from ...   Oct 26 2007, 07:28
- - chaosblade   I've seen quite a few applications that do not...   Oct 26 2007, 19:50
- - shakey_snake   ...who should upgrade. Please don't partial...   Oct 26 2007, 21:06
|- - Canar   QUOTE (shakey_snake @ Oct 26 2007, 13:06)...   Oct 26 2007, 21:15
|- - Mike Giacomelli   QUOTE (Canar @ Oct 26 2007, 13:15) QUOTE ...   Oct 27 2007, 00:06
- - Lyx   If someone really wants a justification for someth...   Oct 26 2007, 21:16
- - bubbleguuum   The funny thing is that fb 0.95 worls under Linux ...   Oct 26 2007, 21:49
- - chaosblade   Wine 'emulates' the needed parts in XP, Pr...   Oct 26 2007, 22:05
|- - bubbleguuum   QUOTE (chaosblade @ Oct 26 2007, 23:05) W...   Oct 26 2007, 22:22
|- - Zao   QUOTE (bubbleguuum @ Oct 26 2007, 23:22) ...   Oct 26 2007, 22:31
|- - Slotos   QUOTE (bubbleguuum @ Oct 27 2007, 00:22) ...   Oct 27 2007, 02:48
|- - TrNSZ   QUOTE (Slotos @ Oct 26 2007, 21:48) QUOTE...   Oct 27 2007, 03:37
|- - Egor   QUOTE (Mike Giacomelli @ Oct 27 2007, 06...   Oct 27 2007, 09:54
|- - user   I think not mentioned yet: Though I can generally...   Oct 27 2007, 10:30
|- - Slotos   QUOTE (Egor @ Oct 27 2007, 11:54) I belie...   Oct 27 2007, 15:51
- - Zao   QUOTE (shakey_snake @ Oct 26 2007, 22:06)...   Oct 26 2007, 22:20
- - FrozenSpoon   The actual dependencies on XP-only features seems ...   Oct 27 2007, 01:05
- - chaosblade   No one should encourage people to use outdated sof...   Oct 27 2007, 11:19
- - aliendesaster   Don't touch a running system. Even if microsof...   Oct 27 2007, 11:46
|- - joen   The comparison with older versions of Windows like...   Oct 27 2007, 12:26
- - chaosblade   Comparing the code base of Windows 2000, XP and Vi...   Oct 27 2007, 13:09
- - DocBeard   I don't use Windows 2000 (in fact, I don't...   Oct 27 2007, 15:01
- - Peter   Windows 2000 support is gone because maintaining i...   Oct 27 2007, 20:09


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