Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#10773 closed Feature request (rejected)

bring back XP support. changes to installer only needed?

Reported by: Jim Michaels Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: FileZilla Client
Keywords: Cc:
Component version: Operating system type: Windows
Operating system version: XP Media Center Edition 2005


Vista installers typically require a call to
RequestExecutionLevel Administrator
there are plenty of XP boxes out there, including approx. 70% of the machines in this house.

please add XP sup-port back - I hope it's still supported by the compiler. with Visual Studio, you would need to backdate the compiler to 2005, or maybe 2012 or 2010.

gcc it's a version backdate.

I use filezilla to maintain web sites typically. sometimes for downloads of ISOs (binary).

Change History (3)

comment:1 by Tim Kosse, 8 years ago

Resolution: rejected
Status: newclosed

Why don't you simply upgrade to a more modern operating system?

comment:2 by Jim Michaels, 8 years ago

try mingw-w64 for a compiler instead of visual studio and see how that does.

please don't dis what I purchased on my limited income. thanks.

comment:3 by Tim Kosse, 8 years ago

Many modern operating systems are completely free, e.g. Ubuntu:

FileZilla is already compiled using mingw-w64. Windows XP simply lacks many important API functions needed by FileZilla.

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