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Windows 7: ShellFolderFix - Manage folder window positions/size

16 Jan 2016   #521

win7 home x64
SFF steals focus from the Google search input when

FYI In IE 11 SFF shifts focus from the Google search input box to the "A better way to browse the web" window when it's on the Google Search page making it impossible to enter text in the search field. If you close the "A better way to browse the web" window it's fine, but it took me a while to figure out what was going on so I thought I'd share the discovery.

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29 Jan 2016   #522

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Is there a version of this for Windows 10?
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11 Aug 2016   #523

64 Bit, Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Any way to keep folders or PDFs in the same position permanently?

Hi Tweaker,

Thank you so much for this awesome program. By the way, when I open the same name folders or even different files within a program (e.g., multiple PDFs or MS WORDs), it changes the folder position that is a bit lower than the previous one. Please take a look at the attached captured image. Is there perhaps way to keep folders or PDFs in the same position with the same size permanently whether I open the same folders or same type of files multiple times? Thank you very much again!

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ShellFolderFix - Manage folder window positions/size-example1.jpg   ShellFolderFix - Manage folder window positions/size-example2.jpg  
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15 Aug 2016   #524

WinXP/ Win7x64/ Mac OSX Snow Leopard - Multi Boot

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by billg226 View Post
Is there a version of this for Windows 10?
Wondering the same for Win 8.1.1?
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04 Sep 2016   #525

Windows 7 x64

I find the current version, 1.1.4, works great for both Win 8.1 and 10. I only run 10 on a VM, as I'm not willing to put up with degraded functionality just to have "the latest", so I still have Win 8.1 on my main workstation. ShellFolderFix rocks!

I like the way ShellFolderFix does what it does, and quite frankly I don't think I'd have been nearly as productive over the past 7 or so years if you hadn't so graciously provided this software. Thank you!

I was wondering... Is there any chance ShellFolderFix could be extended to manage all applications?

What I mean, specifically is that if an application itself doesn't reposition its window upon next open in the same place it was last used, could the code in ShellFolderFix be repurposed into making it open in the position it was last in (or at least very quickly moving it there)?

Would you be willing to share the source code? I'd be interested in contributing to its advancement in this direction.


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06 Sep 2016   #526

Win7 Pro 32bit

Noel, on my Win 7 machine, it appears that ShellFolderFix works for all application Windows, no exceptions. It's only now after reading the first post in this thread that I discover that it isn't supposed to. Strange.
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26 Jan 2017   #527

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Links are not working
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27 Jan 2017   #528

Win 7 Pro 64bit

It's been a long time since the developer has returned here. Their last login was June 2011. I hope they are well and nothing bad has happened to them.

I have just zipped up my copy of ShellFolderFix and put it in my dropbox if anyone else wants it.

No I can't/won't offer support and it's use at your own risk.

I've used it since 2010 and love it.
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24 Feb 2017   #529

8.1 64


Error post

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22 Mar 2017   #530

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Protium View Post
...I have just zipped up my copy of ShellFolderFix and put it in my dropbox if anyone else wants it.

Dropbox - 404
Protium you're the last chance for life on Galaxy Nebula ! :)
But the link in your post is broken.
Can you please revitalise us?

File not found.
Sorry, that file doesn’t live here anymore. It might have been moved or made private.
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