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Forum: General Discussion 20 Jun 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,209
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: 14
Views: 225,811
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: 49,384
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: 79
Views: 158,244
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: 79
Views: 158,244
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: 79
Views: 158,244
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: 353
Views: 880,949
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: 42
Views: 55,657
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: 10,255
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: 47
Views: 353,235
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: 197,566
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: General Discussion 21 Mar 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 11,180
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: General Discussion 21 Mar 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 11,180
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: 4,003
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: General Discussion 20 Mar 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 11,180
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: General Discussion 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 1,927
Views: 197,566
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: 11,180
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: BSOD Help and Support 19 Mar 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,017
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...
Forum: Customization 11 Jan 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 5,670
Posted By Raargh
Thanks, Six9SiX! Raargh

Thanks, Six9SiX!

Raargh
Forum: Customization 06 Jan 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 5,670
Posted By Raargh
Because the new look brings nothing to the table...

Because the new look brings nothing to the table in terms of improved workflow and work efficiency? On the contrary for me it just wastes screen real estate, obstructs and clutters the view. After 15...
Forum: Customization 06 Jan 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 5,670
Posted By Raargh
Thanks, this is very nice. We run a lot of W2K3...

Thanks, this is very nice. We run a lot of W2K3 in our datacenter, along with SUSE, FreeBSD, Fedora, and CentOS.

Raargh
Forum: Customization 06 Jan 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 5,670
Posted By Raargh
totally agree. And you don't "just run xp"...

totally agree. And you don't "just run xp" because Win7 is a far better OS when measured by the functions that are not a part of the look and feel. There is the OS and what it does, and the OS and...
Forum: Customization 06 Jan 2010
Replies: 35
Views: 5,670
Posted By Raargh
How were you able to change the background color...

How were you able to change the background color of the explorer windows? That is my main beef with Windows 7 themes.

Thanks,

Raargh
Forum: Customization 08 Dec 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 5,670
Posted By Raargh
heh .. well, I do dual-boot.:p Seriously, I...

heh .. well, I do dual-boot.:p

Seriously, I find the classic shell more productive - less clicking and scrolling. IMHO, the W2K look and feel was the Zenith of Windows Design.

And I would like...
Forum: Customization 08 Dec 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 5,670
Posted By Raargh
Is it Win7 or XP Classic?

Hee hee!

Been running Win7 about three weeks now. I'm proud to say my obsessive effort to make it look like XP running Classic options is nearly complete! :cool: The icing on the cake was Ivo...
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