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Windows 7: One ANNOYING feature with W7


29 Aug 2010   #1

W7 X-64 W8.1 X-64 Opensuse 13.1 W2003 Server
 
 
One ANNOYING feature with W7

Hi there
This feature I find REALLY ANNOYING -- the Message flag at the right of the screen sometimes says SOLVE PC Issues xx messages then messages about a problem with WINRAR or NERO or some other application program.

You cant get rid of these unless you ARCHIVE the messages.

Is there a way I can TURN OFF this "Feature" -- I Don't need it but there isn't any option to avoid this after Windows reports that program XXXX has stopped working.

Meaasges about Updates / Virus / Disk space low are fine but I don't need the rubbish for other programs -- especially when testing newly written applications which are likely to get several revisions before being made available.

Other than that I've found Windows 7 excellent and the Best MS OS so far.

Cheers
jimbo


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29 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I would guess you could change the settings in the Action Center settings screen and turn off Windows troubleshooting in the maintenance messages section:

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29 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

What do the messages say? I have WinRar on my system and I've never seen an action center message about it.
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29 Aug 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Mac, he's referring to the fact that when an application crashes one too many times, the Action Center creates a message which suggests finding a solution online.
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29 Aug 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

 

Always send Problem Reports to MS as it may well generate a return message with a solution. That solution will cue in the Action Center with a red X on the SysTray flag icon.

Sometimes I type "Problems" in Start Search box to track down the Problem reports which have already been auto-sent to MS, and am surprised to find solutions already cued which I don't remember appearing in the SysTray or never even sent to MS. These can pertain to Display driver, Cam software, incompatible programs, Direct X faiilures are some that I can remember.

There may be a completely separate set of issues cued at top on the Advanced Tools page accessed (hidden?) by clicking through the WEI score link at Computer>Properties.
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