• session for win7

    From Ogg@VERT/CAPCITY2 to All on Sat Sep 9 21:55:00 2023
    I've been using Session desktop on Win7 quite satisfactorily
    for a while now. Update notices come along and prompt you to
    accept them or opt for "Later". The lastest operating version
    for me was 1.11.0.

    An update notice arrived yesterday. I accepted it. 1.11.2
    failed. Error message was "DiscardVirtualMemory could not be
    located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll"

    Well.. apparently, Win7 does not support DiscardVirtualMemory.
    There was no clue of this at the Session blog.

    So.. just a heads up to any other Win7 users out there,
    apparently Win7 support has ended at 1.11.0.

    I was able to re-install Session 1.11.0 from the releases
    available on the Github development site.

    The only annoying thing is that Session now prompts for the
    upgrade every few minutes.

    --- OpenXP 5.0.57
    * Origin: Ogg's Dovenet Point (723:320/1.9)
    Synchronet CAPCITY2 * capcity2.synchro.net * Telnet/SSH:2022/Rlogin/HTTP
  • From fusion@VERT/CFBBS to Ogg on Sun Sep 10 08:19:00 2023
    On 09 Sep 2023, Ogg said the following...

    I've been using Session desktop on Win7 quite satisfactorily
    for a while now. Update notices come along and prompt you to

    Well.. apparently, Win7 does not support DiscardVirtualMemory.
    There was no clue of this at the Session blog.

    So.. just a heads up to any other Win7 users out there,
    apparently Win7 support has ended at 1.11.0.

    If you really have to, and they end up disabling access for older clients, you can do what I used to with OS/2 .. run an X server (VcXsrv .. or worst case Xming), and send your program over from a capable Linux machine.

    --- Mystic BBS v1.12 A47 2021/12/25 (Windows/32)
    * Origin: cold fusion - cfbbs.net - grand rapids, mi
  • From Ogg@VERT/CAPCITY2 to fusion on Sun Sep 10 17:39:00 2023
    Hello fusion!

    ** On Sunday 10.09.23 - 08:19, fusion wrote to Ogg:

    So.. just a heads up to any other Win7 users out there,
    apparently Win7 support has ended at 1.11.0.

    If you really have to, and they end up disabling access for
    older clients, you can do what I used to with OS/2 .. run
    an X server (VcXsrv .. or worst case Xming), and send your
    program over from a capable Linux machine.

    Sounds interesting. I have never tried anything like that, or
    VMs for that matter. But I am game to try it if/when Session DT
    for Win7 is disabled somehow. Never heard of VcXsrv or Xming.
    However, I would also be fine with limiting my Session use on
    my mobile devices if that keeps me going. Thx for the tip.


    --- OpenXP 5.0.57
    * Origin: Ogg's Dovenet Point (723:320/1.9)
    Synchronet CAPCITY2 * capcity2.synchro.net * Telnet/SSH:2022/Rlogin/HTTP