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Forum: Customization 02 Aug 2010
Replies: 54
Views: 483,921
Posted By Benway
You must not have tried the full version of...

You must not have tried the full version of Display Fusion: It also has the buttons you show for ultramon. AND it's half the price. I've used DF for years and it's the best out there and is...
Forum: Sound & Audio 14 Mar 2010
Replies: 58
Views: 205,922
Posted By Benway
It should be noted that this is not a fix for...

It should be noted that this is not a fix for everyone. Only if your soundcard supports it (and not many do)
Forum: Customization 06 Mar 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,175
Posted By Benway
Explorer background too washed out

Hey all,
Really like the look of W7 with aero, but explorer windows are so washed out that it's almost impossible to see items you have selected. I have two monitors set to default brightness (just...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,268
Posted By Benway
Hi Ben, Can you check and see what program...

Hi Ben,

Can you check and see what program is the PNG associated with ? Just right click on any of the PNG file and go to properties there see what Program its set to open with ?
Try to change...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,268
Posted By Benway
Windows 7 SLOW reading dir of PNGs

Hey all. I've noticed Windows 7 is painfully slow when reading a directory of PNG files, while jpg files load nearly instantly. Anyone have any clues? I have a lot of graphics folders to work with...
Forum: Sound & Audio 08 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 7,457
Posted By Benway
No Sound when Playing DVDs in Media Player

Hey all,
I've got full sound in everything else and the latest sound blaster drivers. I insert a DVD and play it in Windows Media Player or Center and I get no Audio (*shakes head).

I play the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,631
Posted By Benway
Well, here's what I found so far: W7 wasn't...

Well, here's what I found so far:

W7 wasn't even recognizing the Linksys card and I think there must have been a conflict, because when I unplugged the Linksys card and rebooted (with the cable in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,631
Posted By Benway
New Windows 7 keeps dropping Internet

Hey all,
Really aggravating. Second computer connected (wire) to the same linksys router as working W7 box. First W7 box connects flawlessly. Installed W7 on the second box and no internet. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Aug 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,479
Posted By Benway
Anyone know what's causing this flaky...

Anyone know what's causing this flaky connectivity and why it's only sometimes?
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,300
Posted By Benway
I absolutely love the new look (never took the...

I absolutely love the new look (never took the jump to Vista). Gorgeous! There's a lot to like, but also a lot missing for a 'power' user coming from XP. Where's the 'url' bar in explorer? I'm...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,479
Posted By Benway
W7 keeps losing the Internet

Hey all,
I've been running W7 since beta (now using the RTM) and every few reboots or coming back from sleep mode, it loses connectivity to the Internet. Very frustrating. It usually takes one or...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 44,204
Posted By Benway
W7 ignores autorun.inf now. The most it will do...

W7 ignores autorun.inf now. The most it will do is open up the drive so you can go find the file and run it manually. Seems like a step backwards in technology to me. "if you can't fix it, disable...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 44,204
Posted By Benway
USB autorun in W7

Ok, I know this is a sore subject, but are there any work-a-rounds to get handy programs like PortableApps to at least be an option to run when you plug it in? It kind of defeats the purpose of the...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Aug 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 166,049
Posted By Benway
This damn well aggravates me as well! They...

This damn well aggravates me as well! They should move the folder you just clicked on to the TOP of the pane, not the bottom! Very poor design.
Forum: Customization 16 Aug 2009
Replies: 54
Views: 483,921
Posted By Benway
DisplayFusion also has the multi-monitor taskbar...

DisplayFusion also has the multi-monitor taskbar that's sorely missing from W7. Can't live without it once you have it.
Forum: Customization 02 Aug 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 17,094
Posted By Benway
Development has stopped (with no explanation) but...

Development has stopped (with no explanation) but it's pretty good in it's current state.
Circle Dock: The Open Source Circular and Spiral Dock for Windows (http://circledock.wikidot.com/)
Forum: Customization 02 Aug 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,681
Posted By Benway
Make notification area icons Single Click?

Hey all. Anyone know of a way to make the notification area icons single click? You already have to click once to get them to show and it's a natch to have them then be single click. Something...
Forum: Software 15 May 2009
Replies: 110
Views: 115,254
Posted By Benway
Jon, (the developer) is working on this as we...

Jon, (the developer) is working on this as we speak...
Forum: Sound & Audio 11 May 2009
Replies: 58
Views: 205,922
Posted By Benway
Yeah, that only records about 60 seconds or so. ...

Yeah, that only records about 60 seconds or so. The functionality that was/is in XP is no longer in Win7. I read in over at Sound Issues...
Forum: Sound & Audio 11 May 2009
Replies: 58
Views: 205,922
Posted By Benway
Record "what you hear"

It seams in windows 7 I can no longer "record what you hear". I boot over to XP and I have this functionality (SoundBlaster Live!) but not in W7. I've searched through the myriad of dialog boxes and...
Forum: Software 07 May 2009
Replies: 86
Views: 21,765
Posted By Benway
Funny how many people come to this (and other)...

Funny how many people come to this (and other) forums looking for an "UltraMon replacement". $40(!!) for a utility like UltraMon is driving people away from it, but when it was the only game in town...
Forum: Software 06 May 2009
Replies: 86
Views: 21,765
Posted By Benway
Very impressive looking. The buttons frequently...

Very impressive looking. The buttons frequently hang around after the app closes though (or moves off the monitor). Right now I have a FireFox button with THREE previews in it :p and an empty...
Forum: Software 02 May 2009
Replies: 86
Views: 21,765
Posted By Benway
Oh, definitely KEEP the second clock! I spend a...

Oh, definitely KEEP the second clock! I spend a LOT of time on the second monitor and a clock there (kind of where you expect it to be) is much needed. With the new wide-screen monitors, it's a...
Forum: Software 02 May 2009
Replies: 86
Views: 21,765
Posted By Benway
While I'm also testing DF, I see these as...

While I'm also testing DF, I see these as potentially two different target audiances: DF being more of a suite (wallpaper switcher, macro capable, taskbar, etc) and Task Se7en as a stand alone...
Forum: General Discussion 01 May 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 3,415
Posted By Benway
The beta had some issues that needed to be ironed...

The beta had some issues that needed to be ironed out, but so far, RC is rock solid.
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