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Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Week Ago
Replies: 811
Views: 1,277,523
Posted By WildWilly
I have my Flash set to notify me when an update...

I have my Flash set to notify me when an update is available, as opposed to the alternatives which are (1) allow it to update automatically and (2) don't ever check for updates. Despite this, the...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
Still a mystery

Well, what I've found on Google is that the world is FULL of people who don't like the thing that Windows does, changing the keyboard layout when you change tasks. I did find a couple of other...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
Auto adjust

I've just noticed that if I click MB2 on the Language Bar icon, there's an option named Auto Adjust and it's got a check mark beside it, something I never did, at least not knowingly. I've been...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
Something a bit weird after exiting the International keyboard

I've noticed this a couple of times now so it's not an accident & I'm not imagining it. When the International keyboard is in effect, the Right Alt key is "captive." It has special functions, as...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
Experiment

So input language is an attribute the operating system exposes to applications and they get to choose? They can choose only those things I've got listed in the Text Services and Input Languages...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
Visual cue

It would be a good idea to have some sort of visual cue to alert you to the fact that the keyboard has changed. See, the 2 icons I was seeing were so similar they may as well have been the same. ...
Forum: Tutorials 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
I may be on to something

I've got a Firefox window open side by side with a Metapad window. When I hover the mouse over the language button while the browser is in the foreground, it tells me US International. When I...
Forum: Tutorials 08 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
Another thought occurs to me

Interesting idea, Shawn. I ran through that dialog. My system already showed US non-international as the currect setting for all 3 of Current User, Welcome Screen, and New User Accounts. ...
Forum: Tutorials 08 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
Food for thought

Thanks for taking an interest here, Brink.

Setting a default. Never thought about that idea. But now that I'm looking at the dialog with that in mind, I see that in fact I already had set the...
Forum: Tutorials 07 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
Not so fast . . .

OK so the international keyboard works, as they say, la merveille. Except . . . Why else would I be posting except for an except? So here's what my "Text Services and Input Languages" dialog...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
Never mind

After several further abortive attempts to make heads or tails of the keyboards I had activated using the instructions in this tutorial, I began, somewhat in desperation, to search Google for...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
In Brink's list of FREE Great Programs for...

In Brink's list of FREE Great Programs for Windows 7 (http://www.sevenforums.com/software/215829-free-great-programs-windows-7-2-a.html) I found a program called KeyTweak. It looks like it has...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Dec 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 140,012
Posted By WildWilly
OK. So I did all of that and I don't think it's...

OK. So I did all of that and I don't think it's helping me. See here's the deal. I write a lot in French. What I've been doing so far is like a circus acrobatic routine. Let's say I want to get...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Apr 2014
Replies: 811
Views: 1,277,523
Posted By WildWilly
I think this was the last time (27 Jul 2012) I...

I think this was the last time (27 Jul 2012) I complained about the protected mode problem. Not that it had gone away, just that I had lost the energy to keep complaining or even checking whether...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Jun 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 133,368
Posted By WildWilly
This may be partially relevant to what Coucou has...

This may be partially relevant to what Coucou has mentioned. A handful of times I have Resumed my system from Hibernate and I have found that my Local Area Connection Shortcut in the Start Menu...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By WildWilly
Scared? Oh I've done much scarier things than...

Scared? Oh I've done much scarier things than this. No, I am, as I said, tired of chasing this. It has gone beyond the point of diminishing returns for me. It's like system updates that don't...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By WildWilly
OK Robo. I am officially now surrendering. I am...

OK Robo. I am officially now surrendering. I am not messing with this any further. This tail has wagged this dog quite long enough. I hardly ever encounter a use for Silverlight. I thought I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By WildWilly
Hey Robo. Thanks for keeping an eye on this. ...

Hey Robo. Thanks for keeping an eye on this.

I ran sfc /verifyonly because there's something . . . I think it's the Start Menu icon . . . that I modified that makes some sort of allegedly...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By WildWilly
Thanks for responding, Robo. I tried the...

Thanks for responding, Robo.

I tried the link you posted. It looks the same as the one I got going through Firefox's own process for checking for updated plugins. I downloaded the .exe offered...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Apr 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By WildWilly
Silverlight 5.1.20125.0 plugin for Firefox needs a disc?

Before posting this, I searched on what I thought was relevant keywords & found nothing relevant in the way of answers among the 129 results I got. So I hope this isn't a duplicate or something that...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 15 Jan 2013
Replies: 811
Views: 1,277,523
Posted By WildWilly
It was nice while it lasted. After a couple of...

It was nice while it lasted. After a couple of hours, it just quit acting like that. It has reverted to its old behavior, which is that even if you don't explicitly exit full screen mode, switching...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 14 Jan 2013
Replies: 811
Views: 1,277,523
Posted By WildWilly
I got this version earlier today (had to reboot...

I got this version earlier today (had to reboot after applying some maintenance & it appeared). I am keeping half an eye on the Austalian Open Tennis. That means I've got 4 live streams coming in...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Nov 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 5,125
Posted By WildWilly
Well here it is 5 months later. A couple of...

Well here it is 5 months later. A couple of weeks ago, MS pushed out a boatload of updates, including a few to .NET. With some trepidation, I allowed them to go ahead & attempt to install. My...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 811
Views: 1,277,523
Posted By WildWilly
Call me a broken record. I still have to disable...

Call me a broken record. I still have to disable protected mode.

I have a fast way of checking for updates to Flash without saving a bookmark of my own or navigating from links posted here.

1....
Forum: Browsers & Mail 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 811
Views: 1,277,523
Posted By WildWilly
No change for me on the Protected Mode front. I...

No change for me on the Protected Mode front. I still have to run with Protected Mode disabled.
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