Danika Sidoti's Windows 2000 Support Page

How to Install on Newer Machines

My Current Windows 2000 Machines

IBM/Lenovo ThinkPad T61
Windows 2000 Professional
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.40GHz (Penryn)
Intel 965PM northbridge/82801HEM southbridge
nVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M 128MB, 14.1" 1400x1050 TFT panel
SoundMax AD1984JCP controller
8GB RAM
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB Solid State Drive
DVD/CD Burner Drive
Intel 4965AGN miniPCIe Wireless Adapter

IBM ThinkPad Z60m
Windows 2000 Professional
Intel Pentium M 2.00GHz (Dothan)
Intel 915PM northbridge/82801FBM southbridge
ATI Mobility Radeon X600 128MB, 15.4" 1280x800 TFT panel
SoundMax AD1981HD controller
2GB RAM
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB Solid State Drive
DVD/CD Burner Drive
Intel 2915ABG miniPCI Wireless Adapter

IBM ThinkPad T23
Windows 2000 Professional
Intel Pentium III 1.20GHz (Tualatin)
Intel 830MP northbridge/82801CAM southbridge
S3 SuperSavage IX/C 16MB, 14.1" 1024x768 TFT panel
Crystal CS4299 audio controller
1GB RAM
128GB Transcend Solid State Drive
DVD/CD Burner Drive

Recommended Software

Software Name Version Size Requirements Download Author Website
Opera Internet Browser
(last recommended version)
12.02 7882KB None Download Link
Opera Internet Browser
(last working version)
12.18 10046KB BlackWingCat's KernelEx Download Link
Mozilla Firefox ESR 10.0.12 15494KB None Download Link
Mozilla Firefox ESR
(last version for non-SSE2 CPUs, such as Pentium III or AMD Athlon XP)
45.9.0 42901KB BlackWingCat's KernelEx
(extract using 7-Zip or similar program after installing Firefox 10.0.12 ESR linked above, or install this registry patch and run the setup)
Download Link
Mozilla Firefox ESR
(requires SSE2-capable CPU, such as Pentium 4, Pentium M or Athlon 64)
52.9.0 44332KB BlackWingCat's KernelEx
(extract using 7-Zip or similar program after installing Firefox 10.0.12 ESR linked above, or install this registry patch and run the setup)
Download Link
7-Zip 9.20 1084KB None Download Link
Notepad++ 6.9.2 4112KB None Download Link
VLC Media Player 1.1.11 20580KB None Download Link
VLC Media Player 2.2.8 30140KB BlackWingCat's KernelEx
(use the 7z or Zip version and extract to a folder, or install this registry patch)
Download Link
Apache OpenOffice 4.1.5   BlackWingCat's KernelEx
(use the 7z or Zip version and extract to a folder, or install this registry patch)
Download Link
SuperOrca MSI Editor 11.0.0.1   None Download Link