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Windows 7: ShellFolderFix - Manage folder window positions/size

19 Mar 2012   #431
TanyaC

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon | Win 7 Ult x64
 
 

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About application window position; Not sure what you mean. Most, if not all of my applications open at the same place I last closed them. Firefox, Office, Paintshop Pro, Nero - even Notepad and Calculator. Those applications that doesn't, doesn't do it because the application doesn't do it. Not related to the OS as far as I know.
When I downloaded shellfolderfix I recall reading some notes that it doesn't do application windows, and Window Manager was suggested, as long as you don't let the two conflict. I've never actually tried it, but I think I better, because Window Manager is driving me crazy (cuts off windows so you can't see the buttons, forgets settings and more).

I'll post back with my results.

I would be interested in know what peter6389 wes referring to though..
Well, I've been running shellfolderfix for about a week now and it's working beautifully. After some experimentation, I found that WindowManager itself was the program causing the problems with applications. Scary. A Program designed to manage window size and position cuts off window sections and continually forgets size and position and is a nightmare to get it to remember some size/position of applications in the first place.

Well, I've stopped using that one. I'll stick with Shellfolderfix which actually works.


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14 Apr 2012   #432
TanyaC

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon | Win 7 Ult x64
 
 
shellfolderfix wont remember setting if explorer crashes

I've noticed that when explorer.exe crashes, which it is prone to do regularly on Win7, for example, if you try to perform an operation (like rename), on an object that is locked; that shellfolderfix won't remember settings at all, until I either kill and restart it, or I reboot my computer.
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05 May 2012   #433
Cameron2849

windows home 64bit
 
 
how to make windows 7 or XP remember window size and position

I know this sounds wierd but it works. 1. Open the window that you want to resize. 2. Close or minimize other windows. 3. Right click on task bar and then left click on "show windows side by side". 4. Resize/position the window to the way you want it. 5. Close the window.

This works with most windows/programs but not all. Once you try it a few times, it's easy, and requires no extra little programs. Works with IE but all websites will open in same remembered position.
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26 Jul 2012   #434
VAIO666

Windows 7 64
 
 

Сould somebody send me a copy of x64 1.1.4 @ rooslan.anosoff@gmail.com or alternative links. These don't work.
Thx.
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26 Jul 2012   #435
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

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Сould somebody send me a copy of x64 1.1.4 @ rooslan.anosoff@gmail.com or alternative links. These don't work.
Thx.
Welcome to the Seven Forums
The downloads work for me
I will post it here see if you can download it from this post.
Jerry


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26 Jul 2012   #436
foomonger

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

THANK YOU! This issue was so annoying, I almost went back to XP, nothing seemed to do this job the way I wanted (that is, automatically and without my intervention). Great work! This beautiful wee app deserves its own site. Also, where do I donate? -fm (edit: ps. how do I keep my line-breaks in posts here???)
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26 Jul 2012   #437
Bongo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by foomonger View Post
THANK YOU! This issue was so annoying, I almost went back to XP, nothing seemed to do this job the way I wanted (that is, automatically and without my intervention). Great work! This beautiful wee app deserves its own site. Also, where do I donate? -fm (edit: ps. how do I keep my line-breaks in posts here???)
Welcome to the Seven Forums
There is no place to donate, just enjoy a great Windows 7 forum. I'm not sure about the line breaks.
Jerry
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01 Aug 2012   #438
Hergest

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Thankyou for this app.

There are a few things that I still find really annoying with Windows Explorer 7, and I wonder if anyone knows of any decent workarounds:

1. I can't easily get a context menu for the current folder. In XP Explorer, I would right-click on the top-left windows titlebar icon. This would include registered context actions for applications, such as "play in Foobar", and "Mp3Tag", etc. Win7 Explorer has taken that away. ShellFolderFix has provided a way of displaying the icon, but there's only the basic context actions for Move, Size, etc.

So at the moment, I Alt-Up to go up a folder, and then have to find the folder that I've come from.

Is there any way to get a full context menu for the current folder?
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04 Oct 2012   #439
PeteMc

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Great App! One mystery I have though...

I have one program (Beyond Compare) where the window position is remembered correctly on my HP Notebook, but my HP Desktop will never remember where I've placed this program's window. Any thoughts?

Both my notebook and desktop are running Win7-64 with all updates. And the settings on both machines are pretty much set up identical to each other.

TIA!
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05 Oct 2012   #440
kjf

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 
Window border rendering issue

Ever since I installed 1.1.4 and turned off Aero, the edges of my windows don't render properly. The edges bleed into what's behind, and when I click to adjust the window size it re-renders and corrects itself. Anyone seen this??
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