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    Just something I never knew about this forum. It doesn't run on XP, as it does a check against the system time, and it if it doesn't match, it won't let you in.

    I found this out last night trying to log in for some help finding an XP compatable website where I could download a 32bit Linux install, as the only PC I have left is ancient lol. the BIOS is old enough it doesn't have the boot from USB option so I was trying to find an older Linux version, along with a WUBI installer that I could download on XP.

    It turned out it was easier just to go drinking instead.

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    Sounds like you've got all your ducks in a row

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    Quote Originally Posted by the_bogan View Post
    Just something I never knew about this forum. It doesn't run on XP, as it does a check against the system time, and it if it doesn't match, it won't let you in.

    I found this out last night trying to log in for some help finding an XP compatable website where I could download a 32bit Linux install, as the only PC I have left is ancient lol. the BIOS is old enough it doesn't have the boot from USB option so I was trying to find an older Linux version, along with a WUBI installer that I could download on XP.

    It turned out it was easier just to go drinking instead.
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    That will be your PC claiming the SSL cert is invalid as it thinks it's outside the valid dates of the cert.

    Also the Certificate Authorities will be out of date and unable to verify an increasing number of certs, and newer minimum encryption standards mean XP is pretty much unusable on the web for most anything using https.

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    More likely the CA store is out of date, especially if your clock is set correctly (why wouldn't it be?)
    Non-system disk or disk error. Replace and strike any key when ready.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent_24 View Post
    More likely the CA store is out of date, especially if your clock is set correctly (why wouldn't it be?)
    Y2K bug bites
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