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01 Oct 2010   #11
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Any particular reason why the "change the base to decimal"
Habit more than anything I guess.


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01 Oct 2010   #12
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

OK. So far, I think I'm going to prefer the 0 time as it eliminates that nag display in the taskbar, but will wait a few days for final verdict.
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01 Oct 2010   #13
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
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Any particular reason why the "change the base to decimal"
Habit more than anything I guess.
Well, I may be premature but rep is forthcoming. Again, thanks for the solution.
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02 Oct 2010   #14
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you and you're welcome.

This was one of those little annoying things I went looking for back in the XP days. Don't remember if I ever found anywhere that actually said to set it to 0, as most of them were how to increase it so I just went the other way and it worked.
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17 Oct 2014   #15
subyroo

Dual Boot of WinXP Pro SP3 & Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Try this, open Regedit and go ti the following location,

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

look for "ForegroundLockTimeout, right click and select Modif, change the base to Decimal then set the value to 0. Log off and back on or reboot for the change to take affect.
Interesting.

I saved off the registry key and then altered.
Will see what the pros and cons are.
Any particular reason why the "change the base to decimal" since 0 is 0 whether hex or decimal and the 0x0 format is not needed in this case.
Old file I know but the tip by "stormy13" helped solve my issue too.
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