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Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 9,980
Posted By Philip Goddard
I've already e-mailed him about the issue, so I'm...

I've already e-mailed him about the issue, so I'm sure he'll do something about it. Really nice to see you've pinpointed the registry errors. ...In fact I'll copy those and put them in a further...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 9,980
Posted By Philip Goddard
Yes, actually I'll have a friendly word with the...

Yes, actually I'll have a friendly word with the developer, who seems to be a very nice and approachable character. It's clear that his setting for showing / hiding the desktop Computer icon changes...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 9,980
Posted By Philip Goddard
Eureka, Eureka, Eureka! -- Yes, at last I've...

Eureka, Eureka, Eureka! -- Yes, at last I've cracked it.

I felt sure that there was some particular Windows setting that had got applied without my knowledge, which was causing the problem, and so...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jan 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 9,980
Posted By Philip Goddard
Right, let's try again. Here are those two keys...

Right, let's try again. Here are those two keys exported again, this time from Regedit. Yes, I guess that as there is a question mark over what Registrar Lite has been doing, I'd better look out for...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 9,980
Posted By Philip Goddard
What???...

What??? http://cssimg.sevenforumscdn.com/images/smilies/biggrin.gif Absolutely no idea why "Fan Luzhengwuxun ╴ Linlu whole ㍭ Gan Benji ㍬ ⸲ soup l" is there instead of...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 9,980
Posted By Philip Goddard
Thanks for your interest. Here are the particular...

Thanks for your interest. Here are the particular key contents:

REGEDIT4

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies]
...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jan 2012
Replies: 28
Views: 9,980
Posted By Philip Goddard
Please, somebody, was ckoiner's issue of...

Please, somebody, was ckoiner's issue of non-display of Computer resolved, and how? I would really like to know, because I have exactly the same issue. And because Computer doesn't show up in the...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,791
Posted By Philip Goddard
Value judgements like that aren't helpful. From...

Value judgements like that aren't helpful. From my perspective SeriousBit NetBalancer is a useful program for me - though I don't go telling other people that they "should" use it, any more than it's...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,791
Posted By Philip Goddard
Here is a clip from Resource Monitor. Process...

Here is a clip from Resource Monitor. Process Monitor I cannot make head or tail of for the present purpose (and I'm pretty computer-savvy!), and couldn't get a listing like the one you show,...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,791
Posted By Philip Goddard
No, I don't see it that way. Even if nothing...

No, I don't see it that way. Even if nothing supposedly untoward is running, that superfluous CPU activity is, apart from anything else, wasted power, and it's totally unnecessary, because I didn't...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,791
Posted By Philip Goddard
Here's my Task Manager screen clip. ...

Here's my Task Manager screen clip.

Brianzion and Hopalong X, thank you for your suggestions. I am indeed aware of Process Monitor, which I do have on my system, but generally I use Anvir Task...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Oct 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 3,791
Posted By Philip Goddard
New increased background CPU activity

I'm puzzled. About 3 days ago the background CPU activity on my system rose to a quite significant level that, based on all my experience over many years, I'd say is way too high, and has stayed at...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Oct 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 27,216
Posted By Philip Goddard
I've just run into an identical-looking problem...

I've just run into an identical-looking problem following an update of all out-of-date drivers on my system. However, in my case the registry hack given on this thread didn't work (and I then undid...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 928
Posted By Philip Goddard
Clipboard corrupts HTML code

I do a lot of work on my websites, and I frequently run into a problem when I copy an element or block of one of my local pages in the WYSIWYG display (or copy from a browser display) and then paste...
Forum: Customization 13 Nov 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,981
Posted By Philip Goddard
LOGON sound doesn't play when there is auto-logon!

In Vista I was effectively able to have my own custom startup sound by disabling the (non-configurable) official Vista startup sound and having the logon sound set to what I wanted.

I found I...
Forum: Customization 13 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,832
Posted By Philip Goddard
Thanks indeed for that suggestion. I was a TU...

Thanks indeed for that suggestion. I was a TU user under Vista, and had already tried TU 2010 in Win7 and dismissed it because it took my system over too much, insisting on remaining resident in...
Forum: Tutorials 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 452
Views: 722,136
Posted By Philip Goddard
(Sigh!) YES! THAT is why I recently and...

(Sigh!) YES! THAT is why I recently and reluctantly turned UAC completely off. UAC didn't behave that perversely for me in Vista, and I just struggled along with UAC tamed by Norton UAC and UAC...
Forum: Customization 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,832
Posted By Philip Goddard
I had indeed tried reverting to the default...

I had indeed tried reverting to the default Windows Classic theme (i.e. rather than my customized version of it), but the problem persists. When I go to 'Window color' and go to set the active window...
Forum: Customization 12 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 5,832
Posted By Philip Goddard
Title bar colour gradient in Windows Classic

My main consideration in choosing the appearance of my desktop and windows thereon is clarity, ease of reading any text, and distinguishing between windows at a glance, and also keeping performance...
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