• synchronet 3.19b and windows xp

    From Diskhopper@VERT/DISKHOPP to All on Sun Mar 26 08:00:00 2023
    hello not sure if im in the right place to post this
    I have an old Windows xp machine with a fresh install
    of windows xp with sp3
    installed the visual runtimes
    and installed synchronet, installed fine
    but when the system starts up to go through the configuration
    wiz. i get a error message that says
    sbbsctrl.exe entry point not found
    "the procedure entry point inet_ntop could not be located in the dynamic link library ws2_32.dll"
    i checked the file is in my windows system32 directory
    anyone come by this and know a fix
    thanks shawn

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  • From Digital Man@VERT to Diskhopper on Sun Mar 26 12:55:15 2023
    Re: synchronet 3.19b and windows xp
    By: Diskhopper to All on Sun Mar 26 2023 08:00 am

    hello not sure if im in the right place to post this
    I have an old Windows xp machine with a fresh install
    of windows xp with sp3
    installed the visual runtimes
    and installed synchronet, installed fine
    but when the system starts up to go through the configuration
    wiz. i get a error message that says
    sbbsctrl.exe entry point not found
    "the procedure entry point inet_ntop could not be located in the dynamic link library ws2_32.dll"
    i checked the file is in my windows system32 directory
    anyone come by this and know a fix

    Yup, install a recent v3.20 development build (sbbs_dev.zip and sbbs_run.zip) over the v3.19b and it'll work on XP.
    wiki.synchro.net/install:dev
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