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Krzysztof Grzelak
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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by Krzysztof Grzelak » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:59 am

kranium wrote:Hi Krzysztof-

No need to change these, leave at default values.
Thank you for your answer.

ernest
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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by ernest » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:37 pm

kranium wrote: Sorry no Haswell compile...
and it's Windows only.
PLEASE Norman !

Can you make it XP compatible
(or at least XP x64)

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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by kranium » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:52 pm

ernest wrote:
kranium wrote: Sorry no Haswell compile...
and it's Windows only.
PLEASE Norman !

Can you make it XP compatible
(or at least XP x64)
Sorry about that Ernest, but Windows XP is 16 years old now...from 2001.
Please understand just how much effort it would be for me to setup a box with XP on it, and try to find out what the issue is.

Have you tried setting compatibility mode?
Right-click on the exe and choose Compatibility...

If this is of no help, may I kindly suggest you get a new PC (or a new OS)?

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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by jwes » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:51 pm

kranium wrote:
ernest wrote:
kranium wrote: Sorry no Haswell compile...
and it's Windows only.
PLEASE Norman !

Can you make it XP compatible
(or at least XP x64)
Sorry about that Ernest, but Windows XP is 16 years old now...from 2001.
Please understand just how much effort it would be for me to setup a box with XP on it, and try to find out what the issue is.
Microsoft has a vm with xp preinstalled, so you could just download and run it.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downloa ... px?id=8002

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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by Dann Corbit » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:07 am

jwes wrote:
kranium wrote:
ernest wrote:
kranium wrote: Sorry no Haswell compile...
and it's Windows only.
PLEASE Norman !

Can you make it XP compatible
(or at least XP x64)
Sorry about that Ernest, but Windows XP is 16 years old now...from 2001.
Please understand just how much effort it would be for me to setup a box with XP on it, and try to find out what the issue is.
Microsoft has a vm with xp preinstalled, so you could just download and run it.
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/downloa ... px?id=8002
He could also simply target xp without having to have xp. Unfortunately, building for XP makes the project broken for important things like profile and code analysis.
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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by ernest » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:59 pm

Dann Corbit wrote: Unfortunately, building for XP makes the project broken for important things like profile and code analysis.
Don't understand what you mean, Dann.
Almost every today's chess program is still able to run in XP.

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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by ernest » Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:15 am

kranium wrote: Please understand just how much effort it would be for me to setup a box with XP on it, and try to find out what the issue is.

Have you tried setting compatibility mode?
Right-click on the exe and choose Compatibility...
Hi Norman !

Yes I know, starting with Fire 4, there was no longer XP compatibility.
Any idea what event could have trigged that ?

And I wonder why, since most other chess programs are still XP compatible.

Since you don't have an XP computer for testing, maybe if you find the time, you can send me a few test exes for me to test (preferably XP x64, no popcnt).

Note : of course I tried compatibility mode, no success...

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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by Modern Times » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:07 am

If you're running XP, I think you just have to accept that some new programme releases won't work.
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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by Modern Times » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:34 pm

FRC Ratings list updated finally.

+45 Elo, a very nice improvement

http://www.computerchess.org.uk/ccrl/404FRC/
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Re: Fire 6 is available!

Post by ernest » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:09 pm

Thomas Lagershausen wrote:This is very nice because Fire 6 understands something about chess.

[D]3r1r1k/3b2pp/1q5b/pP1Ppp2/R6P/2N3P1/1P2BP2/3Q1RK1 w - - 3 24 bm Rc4 with the plan to play Rc6
Hi Thomas,

Do you have an infinite analysis showing that Fire 6.1 likes Rc4 ?
At what depth ?

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