Serpent Web Browser

Discussion in 'Windows XP General Discussion' started by ClippyBeer, May 19, 2019.

  1. ClippyBeer

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    Hi ClippyBeer,
    I was hoping to try out the Serpent Web Browser as suggested by you but am having trouble downloading the installer.
    Reading through the thread, there appear to be 2 download links:
    https://rtfreesoft.blogspot.com/
    https://o.rths.ml/basilisk/basilisk52-g4.6.win32-git-20200815-57e81f0-uxp-d3383327a-xpmod.7z
    http://o.rths.ml/basilisk/basilisk55-win32-git-20190511-89eeeb225-xpmod.7z
    When I download these approximately 41.5-43.0 MB .7z files and try to open them in 7-Zip, there is a message 'Destination folder already contains processed file - Would you like to replace the existing file?". Clicking yes just gives a newly created empty folder.
    What am I doing wrong?
    Can you or anyone else give any help on how to get the installer?
    Thanks in advance.
     
    snoopx, Aug 17, 2020
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  2. ClippyBeer

    snoopx

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    Ok. Found the problem. My old version of 7-Zip (4.57 32bit) couldn't open it, for whatever reason.
    Trying to open it on a Win 7 machine with a later version of 7-Zip (16.02 x64) worked ok.
    While I'm here, I currently have Firefox 52.9.0 ESR installed.
    Can I install Serpent with Firefox 52.9.0 ESR still installed or will it cause problems and it's best to remove it first?
    Thanks in advance.
     
    snoopx, Aug 17, 2020
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  3. ClippyBeer

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    You can leave Firefox installed, both can be used simultaneously. The only issue is when you first run Serpent it will ask you to make it your default browser. You can simply click 'Not now' and uncheck the 'Always perform this check when starting Serpent' box.
     
    ClippyBeer, Aug 18, 2020
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