Archive for February, 2021

Open in VLC Media Player in Firefox 52.9.0 ESR on WinXP

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

Recently, the ORF tvthek made some really bad updates to their player. 1) the fullscreen function now throws a javascript error in Firefox 52.9.0 ESR (last version that works on WinXP), so you cannot put the video to fullscreen anymore. 2) No matter what resolution you choose, the video resolution always gets adapted during playback […]

Removing the timebomb of the Adobe Flash Player

Friday, February 19th, 2021

As known, Adobe placed a time bomb in their flash player in order to disable it by 12/01/2021. This is – of course – a horrible move, rendering a lot of applications (i.e. HP Printer Software, interactive tutorials, Flash games, etc.) useless and therefore it has to be fixed in order to re-enable it. Flash […]

Install Winhlp32 (32bit Winhelp) on Windows 10

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

As I recently got asked on how to install WinHlp32.exe on Windows 10, I once wrote a little script to automate the task that I share here, as Microsoft fails to provide an installer for it on Windows 10. Just copy the following lines into a file called install_winhelp.cmd and then execute it, it should […]