Opera in VBox

  • Greetings from OZtralia!
    Australia is like the land of Oz - many strange things occur here...

    1. Worlds slowest most inefficient Internet service. (Billions wasted on Fibre to suburbs and country - but nothing done about Chinese-owned undersea cable choking traffic to literally world's slowest rates - literally!
      Constantly targeted by scammers and sub-human ransomware and other destructive types, in Oz one needs some protection to "work" on the Net -not just play.

    SO: Using the magic of VBox allows me to create throwaway operating system installs on my Win10 PC.
    UNFORTUNATELY, only old Windows XP works successfully for me as the Virtual operating system.
    (Due to a slight disability I need to stay with Windows in order to use Dragon voice-to-text program)

    I now use Opera exclusively in the Host - faster, smarter, better. Unfortunately, I cannot get it to install in VBox - despite having Windows XP there and other Browsers.

    When I try to Download and install from Opera, it fails and simply reboots the VBox.

  • Which version of Opera? The last version that works on XP (or Vista) is 36, you can download it from their FTP site here.

  • Which version of Opera? The last version that works on XP (or Vista) is 36, you can download it from
    their FTP site here.
    ftp://ftp.opera.com/pub/opera-winxpvista/36.0.2130.80/win/Opera_winxpvista_36.0.2130.80_Setup.exe

    Hi sgunhouse,
    High hopes, but just get an error when I try to download this. 😞

  • just get an error when I try to download this

    What error?

  • "ERROR 550 failed to change Directory"

    I can't access OPERA Site via VBOX in Opera.
    Some security problem between VBOX and Opera's I.D. - like bad old days when Banks and secure Sites wouldn't accept Opera in Oz

  • Have no idea what this means!
    Error message now in Firefox trying to use DuckDuckGo Search to check d/load ex Opera???????


    Secure Connection Failed

    An error occurred during a connection to duckduckgo.com. The OCSP response is not yet valid (contains a date in the future). Error code: SEC_ERROR_OCSP_FUTURE_RESPONSE

    The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
    Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.
    

  • What is your system date set to? Most obvious would be if your computer is set to a date a couple of years ago, so that when it sees a certificate with an issue date of 2016 it says the date doesn't make sense.

  • "ERROR 550 failed to change Directory"

    What about this one?

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