As you may already know i like:
[Zombie comedy slashers]
[Beavis & Butt-head ]
cartoon Finnish movies [about plain people]
Quite strange concoction? But who really cares? Here is a list of more random films, which are worth to watch. From my point of view of course.
[Home Alone 1]
/ [Home Alone 2: Lost In New York]
/ [Terminator 2]
[Evil Dead 1]
/ [Evil Dead 2]
/ [Evil Dead 3: Army Of Darkness]
[Tucker & Dale vs Evil]
/ [Wild Tales]
/ [Human Traffic]
/ [It Crowd]
/ [Taxi Blues]
/ [Taxi Driver]
[The Shawshank Redemption]
Films that i like to watch in not so distant future:
Despite the widespread opinion regarding [Seagal’s]
sanity and his tendency to star in a very low budget trash movies i like couple of his flicks.
[Hard To Kill]
► one of his fist appearances on the screen, a little bit excessively touching, but pretty neat [Under Siege 1]
► simply the best movie to date [Under Siege 2: Dark Territory]
► not so good as first part, but definitely worth to watch HARD TO KILL UNDER SIEGE 1 UNDER SIEGE 2: DARK TERRITORY SPECIAL CATEGORY:
UPDATED ON: 2023-11-04 Page will be updated in the future, so check back later on
Here are some handy online tools and various mandatory links for front end developer. This is a fine selection from me, which i accumulated during last month of web investigations. Hope that you will find in this list what you are looking for. If you have suggestions or any commentaries to following breakdown, [drop me a line]
UPDATED ON: 2023-09-20 Version: 0.5
Considered Renoise version is 3.4.x.
Just a small collection of important things to remember. Will be nice if stash come in handy to someone.
▒ GENERAL SETTINGS [-] GUI effects and animation [+] More compatible GFX updates  Limit frame rate [-] View multiple patterns continuously [+] Single click to create new points [hold Shift to select] [-8dB] Track headroom
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Fastest Windows 7 laptops are still on the edge. Dell & Lenovo ’ve made some enhancements to address following security vulnerabilities:
* CVE-2022-36765 [Dell Precision 7520]
► Firmware version 1.31.0 [take a note that model 7510 was bumped also] [direct link] [Lenovo X1 Carbon Gen5]
► Firmware version 1.59 [applied to models 20HQ, 20HR, 20K3 and 20K4] [direct link] Nice to see that such older platforms are still maintained.
UPDATED ON: 2023-09-20
List of shortcuts, which i frequently use in my work-flow. Text version for offline surfing can be grabbed [here]
. Official list of shortcuts can be found [on Renoise site]
▒ MODIFICATORS [SHIFT] ► track [ALT] ► block [selection] [CTRL]+[SHIFT] ► column [ALT]+[SHIFT] ► group [CTRL] ► pattern
▒ GENERAL [ALT]+[ENTER] ► toggle real fullscreen [CTRL]+[N] ► new song [CTRL]+[S] ► save song [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+[S] ► save track as [CTRL]+[O] ► open song [CTRL]+[,] ► open preferences
UPDATED ON: 2023-09-06 Some new parameters were added.
Note that by default all [Nightly versions]
of Firefox are sending back telemetry to third-parties in extensive manner. So, to disable such malicious actions besides turning off telemetry settings via standard GUI options:
about:preferences#privacy You’ll need to use good old:
about:config To change to:
FALSE …or create following parameters in software registry:
Say you need to run on a laptop battery vintage or simply non-demanding applications for an extremely long time. Here is a little breakdown of mandatory things to do:
turn off in BIOS unneeded devices like camera, sd-card reader, fingerprint scanner, gsm-modem, wifi, bt or whatever you are not using turn on power saving features like various C-power states turn off hyper-threading and hi-core count [if you have such ability] lower screen brightness to acceptable level check my [quick]
optimization FAQs get rid of [unneeded services and bloat applications]
Also you can use core parking utility [Park Control]
, but in this mini-guide i’ll show you how to set power related things up via internal Windows 7 tools.
So you want to do a deep dive into the best RPG game of all time and don’t know how do it in a right way in 2023? You’ve come to the right place, coz unlisted slacker knows precisely what you need to do in the first place.
Here is a breakdown list of what you need to do to run Fallout 2 buttery smooth:
grab original [Fallout 2]
distribution from GOG [latest version 2.
Despite the fact that current Firefox market share of Windows 7 users is around 13% Mozilla confirms to [drop Windows 7 support in 2024]
. Actually i don’t really understand their bold move and why they are dropping Windows 7 and keeping support for example for Android 7.1 which stopped receiving updates more than five years ago. As you may know i’m using Android 8.0 on my websurfer phone and yeah, it is running latest Firefox forks easily.
One more S.T.A.L.K.E.R. posting if you don’t mind.
Mods and [modern versions]
are nice, but classic [Stalker series]
shouldn’t be forgotten too. Here is a list of classic games.
[Shadow of Chernobyl]
► original first version of Stalker game series [the most atmospheric & my favorite one] [Clear Sky]
► prequel to Shadow of Chernobyl [Call of Pripyat]
► sequel to Shadow of Chernobyl Vivid table, which conveniently represents games from the most buggy to the less buggy.
UPDATED ON: 2023-11-25 Section is in constant under construction, so check back in a while for new goodies
Here i’ll accumulate list of modern applications, which were forced to work in Windows 7 environment.
SOFTW░RE W░RKING ON WINDOWS 7 BY D░FAULT [FIREFOX ESR]
► [v115 ESR] ► up to v115.15 [MERCURY]
► [v115 ESR] ► optimized version of Firefox with no telemetry [TOR BROWSER]
► [v115 ESR] ► Tor browser based upon Firefox 115 ESR [THORIUM]
► [v109] ► optimized version of chrome with no telemetry [based upon last official Win7 version] [VEGAS PRO]
► [v21] ► works out-of-he-box w/o any modifications, just shows one-time nag screen regarding “obsolescense” of Win7 WEB SURFING [FIREFOX]
► [v117a1] ► last stock Firefox working on Windows 7 [SUPERMIUM]
► [v118] ► degoogled version of chrome browser [CATSXP]
► [v119] ► chinese modern version of chrome browser [may contain telemetry] MULTIMED▓A [BLENDER]
► [up to v4.
I’ll keep post updated if any changes happen.
Recently last officially supported version was [27.4.2]
. But from now on we can use actual version of software.
Here is small instruction list on how to make things rollin’ under mighty Windows 7:
Obtain hacked [QT 6.3.1 DLLs for Windows 7]
[QT6 is not officially supported] Download [CFF Explorer]
[direct link] for basic resource hackery Obviously grab latest zipped archive [OBS Studio 29.
Without further ado, straight to the facts:
last version with sane amount of system services, which can’t be turned off absence of [neural networks API]
, which is used for telemetry, collection/profiling user data with subsequent uploading collected information to third-parties [for the first time technology was introduced in Android 8.1] full support of any modern browser [even Android 6.0 can handle this] ability to load legacy Android 2.x applications without any issues [Android 14 is already blocking such apps] I care about older stuff simply because of code quality.
UPDATED ON: 2023-04-07 No chitter here, just plain breakdown of the most important stuff.
► WINDOWS 7 FIREWALL▼
[Outpost Firewall Pro]
◄ very advanced and lightweight firewall with host-based intrusion-prevention and anti-leak systems. Review is [here]
◄ my personal choice to surf web [mozilla crap ripped off] [LibreWolf]
◄ debloated in terms of privacy Firefox with pre-installed uBlock Origin [PaleMoon]
◄ the most mozilla-independent fork of Firefox [but slowly degrading] [Tor Browser]
◄ handy to overcome geo restrictions and other artificial limitations of obsolescent governments Warning: some telemetry is present!
UPDATED ON: 2023-11-29 Section is constantly updated. For vintage web surfers most important things are here: plain txt file [may be a bit out of date]
Power of vintage 2009 operating system by microsoft can’t be underestimated. [Windows 7 x64]
supports up to 256 cores and up to 192Gb of RAM. How cool is that, huh?
256 thread CPU appeared only a [short time ago]
TECHNOLOGIES PARAMETERS MAX CPU SOCKETS 2 MAX CPU CORES 128 MAX CPU THREADS 256 MAX MOBO RAM 192Gb [or even bigger]1 MODERN CPUs Ryzen 7xxx / 8xxx / Threadripper 5xxx 2 MODERN GPUs Radeon 6950XT 3 Geforce 3090 Ti 4 NVME SUPPORT YUP [+] 5 USB3 SUPPORT AHA [+] 6 ░ SOFTW@RE
TECHNOLOGIES PARAMETERS UEFI SUPPORT EXTERNAL [+] 7 DIRECT X 11.
AIO Repack of latest [Visual C++ Redistributable Runtimes]
by well-known [abbodi1406]
. High quality package without original payload bloat.
VISUAL C++ REDISTRIBUTABLES [x86/x64]
2005: 8.0.50727.6229 2008: 9.0.30729.7523 2010: 10.0.40219.473 2012: 11.0.61135.400 2013: 12.0.40664.0 2022: Latest Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime [x86/x64]
10.0.60833.0 Legacy Runtimes [x86]
Visual C++ 2002: 7.0.9975.0 Visual C++ 2003: 7.10.6119.0 Visual Basic Runtimes Universal CRT
a complementary part of VC++ 2022 redist delivered as an update for Windows Vista/7/8/8.
UPDATED ON: 2023-06-29
There are three main configuration files, which are controlling Fallout engine.
ddraw.ini ◄ main configuration file f2_res.ini ◄ settings for high resolution patch fallout2.cfg ◄ classic settings file from 90s [preserved for compatibility almost depricated for now] Here i’ll mention the most important setttings, which can come in handy for almost every Fallout player out there. Provided tweaks will be useful not only for essential [Fallout 2 Restoration Project]
, but for other Fallout like games like [Nevada]
and [Olympus 2207]
UPDATED ON: 2023-08-13
I don’t see any limitations in Windows 7. Operating system is a rock solid formation patched up with latest ESU updates.
I think that Windows 7 become another Windows XP of the time. Choice of veteran users. OS for people who understand how computer is working.
NO CREATIVE BOUNDARIES ARE VISIBLE:
Raster editor: Affinity Photo 1.10.6  Raw converter: Phase One Capture One 14.4  Vector editor: Affinity Designer 1.
Previoulsy i already mentioned [some Fallout related stuff]
. But today i’ve decided to rework post in a more comprehensive way, just to be sure that i squeezed all possible information from Fallout universe. FALLOUT GAMES
Fallout games list in chronological order. Only classic Fallout games, no modern stuff.
 ◄ Prequel to Fallout 1. Very large and quality game with complete new storyline, adds some new mechanics.
As you may already know Renoise supports installation of additional tools to extend software functionality beyond the boundaries of existence.
Here is my personal collection of best addon tools for Renoise.
Super quick breakdown of the most essential security applications for Android OS.
► Effective hosts adblocker [AFWALL+]
► Root-based firewall based on Linux ip-tables [EXODUS]
► Check your applications for telemetry trackers and secure your privacy [YET ANOTHER CALL BLOCKER]
► quality open-source call blocker Forked mod for Russia region
. Fork is manadatory thing for people living in a Russia because access to application online database was blocked by Czech owner, due to war initiated by bunker rat.
No bla-bla-bla here. Just a little breakdown of best computer games ever.
[X-COM: Enemy Unknown]
[Transport Tycoon Deluxe]
[Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl]
[The Incredible Machine III]
If you would like to play these games on modern computer you are in luck, coz most of them were forked to open-source or remastered versions.
/ Extended version
[Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl OGSR]
[Civilization II:Test of Time]
[Diablo II: Resurrected]
And yeah, no cyberpunk 2077 here.
I suppose that many of you will be interested in looking at the most important operating systems of the past. Today it is possible even withour virtual machine. You can observe vintage operating systems right in your browser. [ATARI ST]
||| [ver II]
chiptune tracker music site heavily inspired by Amiga OS Workbench v1.3. Imagery by spacedrone808
UPDATED ON: 2023-08-12
Due to [heavy blockade of anonymizer services like VPN and TOR in Russia]
check out following sites, which still can be reached within Russia region.
▒ VPN SERVICES [nthLink]
[USA] ◄ 100% working as of 2023.07.16
For you convenience i’ll provide download links of nthLink software on [Mega.nz]
hosting: [Windows client]
[Canada] ◄ Site is blocked in Russia.
For you convenience i’ll provide download links of Psiphon software on [Mega.
I already wrote about [Neutron player]
Provided information will be useful if you are using Neutron with high resolution digital audio player [DAP] and would to like
squeeze a bit more of that quality.
Here is a list of the most important settings to maximaze your audio output to the boundaries of existence.
UPDATED ON: 2023-11-23
¶ ESSENTIAL INTRODUCTION Finally I get up all one’s courage to compile and publish essential stuff regarding Windows 7 optimization. Note that full version of the guide will be released somewhere around early 2023. Check the warm place to stay on the edge. And now….Let’s dive into the tweaking process!
All console commands should be executed from command line with with administrative privileges. Most of mentioned tweaks could be done via control panel, to enter it in a fast way just type in command line or execute Start Run: