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Windows 7: Visual Effects Settings - Change

13 Mar 2010   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

No problem Wguru. It does make it harder when using Classic, but at least you get to change the color settings for items in the Advanced Appearance settings when we can't using Aero.


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08 Aug 2010   #11
bootsmom

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

hi Brink

I'm having another senior moment

on this page:
Mouse Hover Time - Change

you mention: "If you have the Animations in the taskbar and Start Menu option checked in Visual Effects, then you may not see much or any difference. You will need to uncheck this option first before doing the tutorial below."

So, on the Visual Effects page:
Visual Effects Settings - Change

You lost me @ "Warning When you make any changes in the Ease of Access Center, the visual effects settings below get reset back to the default setting automatically."

um what's that mean, exactly?

I'm re-reading the two tutorials for the 3rd/4th time, still don't quite grasp it.

thanks in advance!
running: Win7Pro 32-bit Classic not Aero.

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08 Aug 2010   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Bootsmom,

Answers inline.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bootsmom View Post
on this page:
Mouse Hover Time - Change

you mention: "If you have the Animations in the taskbar and Start Menu option checked in Visual Effects, then you may not see much or any difference. You will need to uncheck this option first before doing the tutorial below."
This part just means that the Animations in the taskbar and Start Menu option has a delay for the animation. If you leave it checked, then you would still have a delay for the animation despite setting the mouse hover time to not have a delay.
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So, on the Visual Effects page:
Visual Effects Settings - Change

You lost me @ "Warning When you make any changes in the Ease of Access Center, the visual effects settings below get reset back to the default setting automatically."
This is to just let you know that if you make any changes in the Ease of Access Center, then all visual effects setting are reset back to default.

It is unrelated to the Animations in the taskbar and Start Menu option, unless the visual effects settings got reset from the above and you needed to change this option back again.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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08 Aug 2010   #13
bootsmom

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

aha ! such service (mucho appreciamento)

I "think" I've got it now ....if not, I'll be back LOL.
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08 Aug 2010   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome. Just let me know if you have further questions on it.
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14 Aug 2010   #15
bootsmom

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

myohmy...

I'm running Windows Classic Theme, and SO, when I followed instructions to disable "Animations in the taskbar and Start Menu" I ended up back at an aero desktop. Needless to say, an aero theme was NOT my intention - I am a classic diehard fan thru and thru. Good thing I manually create restore points first thing every morning and last thing at night *whew*.

I am, as we speak, getting more and more confused, so I will just ask my question outright: is there any other way I can increase the mouse hover time Mouse Hover Time - Change so that I NEVER see those annoying little yellow boxes pop up? I'm pretty fast actually...sometimes I have to wait for the system to catch up to me (seriously).

Brink, I'm sorry to be such a pest but I am determined to get rid of those little yellow dialog boxes one way or another, and yes I've used TweakUI...or Tweak7 (whatever it's called). I couldn't get it to work on XP EITHER.

TIA
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14 Aug 2010   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Bootsmom,

What is the location or items that you hover on for these pop-ups? For example, taskbar buttons/icons, or other.
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15 Aug 2010   #17
bootsmom

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

anywhere there is a yellow balloon tip, but specifically on the

taskbar - example: hovering over the AVG icon displays: AVG Anti-Virus Free.

quicklaunch - two most annoying examples:

1. hovering over my Paint Shop Pro icon displays a two-liner : PaintShopPro and on line 2: Launches Paint Shop Pro

2. hovering over IE8 displays: Finds and displays information and Web sites on the internet (DUH!)
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15 Aug 2010   #18
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Unfortunately, I do not know of a way to stop those description type pop-ups.
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15 Aug 2010   #19
bootsmom

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Thanks anyway Brink...

I thought they were the hover popups you were referring to in this thread: Mouse Hover Time - Change

so I guess I can't change the hovertime then because I'm running classic?
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