No, those of us which choose to run obsolete systems, pay the money to run 
strong anti-virus and anti-malware, dedicate our PC's to our ham radio setup 
and turn them off when not in use.

Al -- K5NOF

-----Original Message-----
From: dx4win-boun...@mailman.qth.net [mailto:dx4win-boun...@mailman.qth.net] On 
Behalf Of John Shaw
Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2018 7:29 PM
To: dx4win@mailman.qth.net
Subject: Re: [Dx4win] Check For Updates Won't Run

So how does that affect security for all of this.  Have we now all been put at 
more risk to satisfy those who want to run obsolete systems?

-----Original Message-----
From: dx4win-boun...@mailman.qth.net [mailto:dx4win-boun...@mailman.qth.net] On 
Behalf Of Paul Van Der Eijk
Sent: Monday, 2 April 2018 12:04 p.m.
To: Jim Reisert AD1C <jjreis...@alum.mit.edu>
Cc: DX4WIN Reflector <DX4WIN@mailman.qth.net>
Subject: Re: [Dx4win] Check For Updates Won't Run

XP users should try the update again ; Scott, KA9FOX, changed the website such 
that the files directory no longer requires an https connection. —Paul, KK4HD 

Sent from my iPhone

> On Mar 31, 2018, at 1:16 PM, Jim Reisert AD1C <jjreis...@alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> 
>> On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 11:10 AM, David Kozinn K2DBK wrote:
>> 
>> The only short-term workaround that I can think of would be to host 
>> the actual files on a different website without https and work up a 
>> manual process to download and install. (No Jim, I am not suggesting 
>> son-of-dxupdate-for-XP-only).
> 
> Actually, the country files and award databases are uploaded to my 
> website.  They would have to be installed manually.
> 
> The latest country file is always here:
> 
>    http://www.country-files.com/dx4win/download9/dx4win9_cty.zip
> 
> I have not done anything like this for the custom awards and I've 
> blocked the directory listing.
> 
> If you use these files you are ON YOUR OWN.  I do NOT want to support 
> this method of updating DX4WIN 9.  I'd rather you upgrade your 
> operating system.  Seriously.  I'm not joking.
> 
> --
> Jim Reisert AD1C, <jjreis...@alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.us 
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