Click here for german - Want to say thank you? Support ReactOS Community Edition at Indiegogo.com
POSReady 2009 is based on the Windows XP kernel and get updates until 2019. I want to know, if i can apply that on normal XP, but i get a error of version mismatch.
So i looking in the update.inf/update_SP3QFE.inf and it checks only some registry entries:
The solution is simple. Create a text file with this content::
Save as .reg file and doubleclick to import it.
POSReady2009 Updates will now install on a normal XP and Windows Updates shows also the updates for POSReady2009
ATTENTION: Use it you own risk! These updates are not tested on a regular XP system and could damage your system
Instead PosReady you can also use WEPOS or WES. A reboot is not required.
XP x64 is based Windows Server 2003, but new Server2003 updates will not install on XP x64.
But i found a workaround by applying a modify update.inf. Since update.exe will check the integry of update.inf, you need to swap the files directly:
1. First you need to download manually the update from microsoft.com and then execute with the switch /x to unpack it (ex. C:\xpupdate).
2. Create update.cmd:
3. Copy update_SP2QFE.inf to new_update_SP2QFE.inf (in folder c:\xpupdate\update)
4. On new_update_SP2QFE.inf you need to delete this.
and the end (end of line):
5. Execute update.cmd
You can view install.log to show, if the installation is successfull. A reboot is required.