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Forum: General Discussion 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Posted By Raargh
Any word on this? I have feeling it is...

Any word on this? I have feeling it is impossible, but hoping there might be a registry dive that will do the trick.

I typically only put my laptop to sleep by closing the lid, and when asleep I...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Oct 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 164,841
Posted By Raargh
Here's an odd one. In Control Panel, all my icons...

Here's an odd one. In Control Panel, all my icons are there except "System Icons". But, if I go to "Notification Area" from TaskBar Properties, select Customize, there is a little hotlink to "Turn...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 46,134
Posted By Raargh
Hi; Sadly this is not the case. I've...

Hi;

Sadly this is not the case. I've struggled with this stupid file for years now :mad:(see below). I'm about to give up and install Unlocker (UNLOCKER 1.9.1 BY CEDRICK 'NITCH' COLLOMB...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 76
Views: 128,278
Posted By Raargh
I guess I'm missing something. :o I have...

I guess I'm missing something. :o

I have been carefully reading and re-reading the various tutorials related to folder views and I'm just getting more and more confused.

I started with this...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 76
Views: 128,278
Posted By Raargh
Hi; OK, I used the...

Hi;

OK, I used the General_Items_Folder_Templates.reg to set the default to General, thinking it would be the closest to what I use with XP. Then following the tutorial, I navigated to...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Aug 2011
Replies: 76
Views: 128,278
Posted By Raargh
Hi Brink; :cool: I'm at work on an XP box so...

Hi Brink; :cool:

I'm at work on an XP box so I have not had a chance to try this tutorial - I'm hopeful it will fix what has been a major Win7 annoyance for me.

In XP, I first set the view for...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Aug 2011
Replies: 345
Views: 787,869
Posted By Raargh
Hi; A tip if you can't get it to install...

Hi;

A tip if you can't get it to install and work - make sure that in Control Panel, under Programs and Features, Turn Windows features on or off, you have the Windows Virtual PC turned on! I did...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Aug 2011
Replies: 40
Views: 45,000
Posted By Raargh
Kookster, did you ever find any kind of a...

Kookster, did you ever find any kind of a solution or work-around for used of customized classic themes? I use a customized classic theme, and also run Ivo's Classic Shell. I've tried everything but...
Forum: Customization 09 Aug 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 8,729
Posted By Raargh
This solved my problem - I have no idea how I...

This solved my problem - I have no idea how I would have known to try ctrl-scrollWheel, or how MS expects us to discover this stuff - you are awesome! Thanks bunches,

Steve
Forum: Software 26 Apr 2011
Replies: 46
Views: 278,196
Posted By Raargh
Hi All - For any source of puzzlement with...

Hi All -

For any source of puzzlement with context-menus, for many many years I have relied on ShellXview from NIRsoft. ShellExView - Shell Extension Manager For Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Mar 2010
Replies: 1,927
Views: 172,664
Posted By Raargh
@Kari LOL! Thanks. Actually that...

@Kari


LOL! Thanks.

Actually that is the shortened version of my "standard" location string that I use in all forums to which I belong. SevenForums is the only one that limits it to the...
Forum: Customization 21 Mar 2010
Replies: 93
Views: 68,047
Posted By Raargh
OK, here are some screen shots of the "no glass"...

OK, here are some screen shots of the "no glass" problem.

After carefully saving the original file, I used XVI32 to replace all instances of "FC FC FC" in...
Forum: Customization 21 Mar 2010
Replies: 93
Views: 68,047
Posted By Raargh
Ok, I've solved the "access denied" problem. (But...

Ok, I've solved the "access denied" problem. (But my customized aero.msstyles does not give me grey Explorer backgrounds, instead, it just turns off the "glass" effect in all Aero themes! Grrrr....) ...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Mar 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 9,081
Posted By Raargh
Ok, I've solved the "access denied" problem. ...

Ok, I've solved the "access denied" problem.

As are most solved problems, it seems trivial in retrospect.

As I sat here fuming, I calmed down and reminded myself that although it has been many...
Forum: Customization 21 Mar 2010
Replies: 93
Views: 68,047
Posted By Raargh
@targa85 and six9sis - have already done all of...

@targa85 and six9sis - have already done all of that, and more. I'm using Classic non-aero theme during all of this. I have ownership. Even with all apps closed and explorer processes killed, I can't...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Mar 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 9,081
Posted By Raargh
@ztrucker - will try safe mode next. ...

@ztrucker - will try safe mode next.
@WindowsStar - same problem. FYI I'm using the Classic non-Aero theme while I try all of this. I also run Ivo's Classic Shell, if that helps. The problem smells...
Forum: Customization 20 Mar 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 3,417
Posted By Raargh
Thanks! Because I use the Classic Shell, I...

Thanks!

Because I use the Classic Shell, I had to click on the taskbar and select the Start Menu tab. After checking the boxes, my history is back! Hooooray!

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Forum: Customization 20 Mar 2010
Replies: 93
Views: 68,047
Posted By Raargh
Thanks Greg. But - please pretty please -...

Thanks Greg.

But - please pretty please - help me just get the edited aero.msstyles to work. I'm so close I can taste it. I've made the changes to FCFCFC and just need to make Win7 use it.
...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Mar 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 9,081
Posted By Raargh
Thanks WindowsStar and OldBloke. I appreciate the...

Thanks WindowsStar and OldBloke. I appreciate the details; prefer command prompts when they facilitate things.

Still having problems, though. The errors I get via cmd prompt are the equivalent of...
Forum: Customization 20 Mar 2010
Replies: 93
Views: 68,047
Posted By Raargh
I did this already (see previous post) ...

I did this already (see previous post)



I also did this already.




This confuses me. I don't think that normal.res is an image, even though I have no idea what normal.res is.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 1,927
Views: 172,664
Posted By Raargh
The Horrible harsh white explorer backgrounds in...

The Horrible harsh white explorer backgrounds in Aero still are blinding me. Been struggling to modify aero.msstyles , but run into obstacle after obstacle. Why MS made this so horribly hard to...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 9,081
Posted By Raargh
Ok, I understand the warning. I wish I had the...

Ok, I understand the warning. I wish I had the time to read all that fun stuff. Seriously, I really do. But I don't. I'm a network admin, author and Web Developer, I need to use Windows 7, not study...
Forum: Customization 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 93
Views: 68,047
Posted By Raargh
More problems ... I managed to use...

More problems ...

I managed to use Restorator 2007 to extract the NORMAL.res to a file and then edited it with XVI32, changing the harsh white left and right panes to a nice subdued gray (assuming...
Forum: Customization 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 93
Views: 68,047
Posted By Raargh
@Bulldog (or any kind and patient person ) Ok,...

@Bulldog (or any kind and patient person )
Ok, sorry about the delay. Been working on a lot of things and not using Aero themes. But, as more of my staff and friends use Aero, I have to bite the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,674
Posted By Raargh
Hi; Sorry it took so long to provide...

Hi;

Sorry it took so long to provide feedback on this. On another thread, someone suggested the problem might be due to 7zip x64's context menus. I uninstalled 7zip x64, and re-installed it...
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