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Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 15 Sep 2011
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
Works in Windows 8!

Hi Georg,

I just wanted to let you know the program works in the Windows 8 Developer Preview! I've been experimenting.

I think that says something about just how well you coded ShellFolderFix....
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 11 Jun 2011
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
To this day I believe ShellFolderFix is still my...

To this day I believe ShellFolderFix is still my favorite piece of freeware, which has turned Windows 7 from barely tolerable into a workhorse for me.

-Noel
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 10 Feb 2011
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
Can you Add Title to Internet Explorer Windows Too?

Hey Georg, I know ShellFolderFix is targeted at Windows Explorer, but I wanted to mention something...

I just downloaded and tried Internet Explorer 9... I see that, like Windows Explorer,...
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 04 Feb 2011
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
I just want to chime in here again and thank you,...

I just want to chime in here again and thank you, Georg.

I just checked in and saw that I am one rev out of date - I'm correcting that now.

You, with this one single helper application, have...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 55,745
Posted By NoelC
Where did you get that idea? It stays white on a...

Where did you get that idea? It stays white on a black drop shadow no matter what.

Edit: Never mind. It seems one has to log off and on again - at least sometimes - to see this change.

-Noel
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 18 Mar 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
K1Starr, do you have your system set to open a...

K1Starr, do you have your system set to open a new window every time you navigate into (i.e., double click) a folder?

I think tweaker's response is based on his having set his system (as I have)...
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 25 Feb 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
As a workaround, can you avoid writing values to...

As a workaround, can you avoid writing values to the database if the size/shape is impossible under normal conditions? That way at least the last valid position would be used.

I know it's hard to...
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
As a follow-up, it hasn't happened again since I...

As a follow-up, it hasn't happened again since I changed the shortcuts not to start Explorer minimized. A brief flash of the window in a different position is easily ignored.

-Noel
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
Just for reference with that file it happened...

Just for reference with that file it happened when opening C:\

Also remember that I am opening these windows minimized, to avoid the jumping from one place to another on the screen that I see if I...
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
File with corrupted data captured

Okay, it's happened again. Here (http://noel.prodigitalsoftware.com/temp/ShellFolderFix.db)'s the file (let me know when you've got it and I'll take it back offline).

-Noel
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
Unfortunately no, I wasn't aware that I needed to...

Unfortunately no, I wasn't aware that I needed to do so. I'll do that next time.

-Noel
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 21 Feb 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
Hi Tweaker, I've just had another situation...

Hi Tweaker,

I've just had another situation where ShellFolderFix has decided to start Explorer as a tiny window off-screen.

I've made a copy of ShellFolderFix.db... Is this the file you would...
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 08 Feb 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
I almost hate to write to you about this, because...

I almost hate to write to you about this, because I know you're not getting paid for this wonderful tool, but I've been seeing some strange things with the new version.

Specifically, on two...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 13,226
Posted By NoelC
Don't worry about it. I made a Raid-0 array...

Don't worry about it.

I made a Raid-0 array on my new Win 7 workstation and tested it to be fully 4 times as fast as my other workstation running Vista. Both rank 5.9 in the WEI.

In your case,...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 7,019
Posted By NoelC
According to the documentation, a command with a...

According to the documentation, a command with a user interface cannot be run using the "[ ] Run whether the user is logged in or not" option.

There is some pertinent info for your issue in...
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
Thanks for your ongoing work on this.Should we...

Thanks for your ongoing work on this.Should we uninstall/reinstall or is that taken care of automatically?

Thanks again!

-Noel
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 7,019
Posted By NoelC
Are you scheduling the SHUTDOWN command? Do...

Are you scheduling the SHUTDOWN command?

Do a SHUTDOWN -? at a CMD prompt to see the options.

The COMPUTERNAME environment variable carries the name of the current machine.

-Noel
Forum: Tutorials 05 Feb 2010
Replies: 207
Views: 375,260
Posted By NoelC
A. I do not work for Microsoft. B. I am a...

A. I do not work for Microsoft.
B. I am a career software engineer who is adept at what I do.
C. I invested in a software fund after I saw Windows 7. So far I've made a good bit of money.
D. ...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Feb 2010
Replies: 207
Views: 375,260
Posted By NoelC
This debate has been had over and over again, and...

This debate has been had over and over again, and I won't bother continuing it further.

If your Windows system is unstable it's your fault. Tweaker has worked around a shortcoming that I suspect...
Forum: Tutorials 31 Jan 2010
Replies: 207
Views: 375,260
Posted By NoelC
Stop dissing Windows. Windows 7 is far...

Stop dissing Windows.

Windows 7 is far superior to OSX. We've been fighting OSX to try to get a new printer working for days.

On the other hand, my Windows 7 x64 workstation is rock solid...
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 30 Jan 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
I'm wondering if the removal of a monitor isn't...

I'm wondering if the removal of a monitor isn't quite the same as never having one configured.

I have some recent experience with that, as I was configuring a new computer and was moving a...
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 29 Jan 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
Workaround for Off-Screen Window

Tweaker, perhaps that function moves one column of pixels onto the screen. Why they wouldn't make all 4 corners of the rectangle visible is anyone's guess.

You could use the...
Forum: Free Developer Programs and Projects 21 Jan 2010
Replies: 500
Views: 359,271
Posted By NoelC
Just wanted to say thanks again for this...

Just wanted to say thanks again for this software, Tweaker.

I've just installed the software on a second system - my new x64 Windows 7 Dell workstation - and it works like a champ. Even though...
Forum: Customization 13 Jan 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 76,054
Posted By NoelC
Do you mean, reghakr, that adding software such...

Do you mean, reghakr, that adding software such as some of these nice tools Tweaker is providing causes additional processes to run, because I can't get my head around how 100+ fixes clog up...
Forum: Customization 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 76,054
Posted By NoelC
Thanks, though my preference is for auto-hide I...

Thanks, though my preference is for auto-hide I know a lot of folks prefer to keep the Taskbar on screen.

Tweaker, you seem to be generating these "oh God thank you so much" fixes for Windows 7...
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