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Forum: General XP issues or comments January 1st 20, 07:50 PM Posted to alt.comp.os.windows-10,alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By R.Wieser
How intelligent are you? Take the test

"?? Good Guy ??" wrote in message
...

Your New Years' Resolution should be to be Intelligent like
yours truly!!
[snip]

You forgot the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 3rd 19, 05:16 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Malwarebytes

Ken,

I thought your question was the general "you" tossed out to the crowd.

Bull****. Your name is above my response, and I quoted what /you/ said.

I would not click upgrade, since I do not...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 3rd 19, 10:46 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Malwarebytes

Ken,

What do you than click there ?

Nothing. LOL Just pointing out the obvious, Robert is running the free
version.

I was aware of that latter part. But as you seem to be unaware of...
Forum: General XP issues or comments December 3rd 19, 08:24 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 13
Views: 204
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. Malwarebytes

Ken,

I have the same screen, and in the upper left corner it says "Free".

What do you than click there ?

Don't click the link. G

Which one(s) ? Even the big blue "scan" button is in a...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 23rd 19, 09:29 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By R.Wieser
Password storage

Ken,

I'm thinking of putting them on note paper

That is one of the safest places to store them - as long as they are not
stored in the never-locked top-drawer of your workplaces desk that is....
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 15th 19, 09:36 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By R.Wieser
O.T. hacking

Robert,

I just thought I would post this in case anyone else has a
similar problem and if I need to do anything else?

Recently I read about a flaw in FF which would make it appear as if the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments November 13th 19, 10:24 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By R.Wieser
Outlook Express "mark as ignore" rule doesn't directly hide the message ?

Hello all,

I'm using Outlook Express with a setting which hides all messaged marked
"ignore". I've also got a rule which marks certain messages to be ignored.
But for some reason those messages...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 26th 19, 09:31 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

John,

To get back to your original query
.....
none of us know of a way to change the initial position of the first
row/column in the grid.

Which is why I moved on to a posible method to get...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 26th 19, 07:48 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

John,

I wouldn't. Call it a control, that is.

So, what /would/ you call it ? I already referred to them as
"thingamagotchies", but that is a rather long (and very underscriptive) name
.......
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 25th 19, 08:23 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

John,

How many controls do you see in the below picture - and I don't mean the
ones in the caption bar of the window itself :
http://zetcode.com/img/gui/winapi/statictext.png

None.

There...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 24th 19, 04:30 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

John,

I know what controls are.
....
It has four, actually: minimise, maximise, control, and top-left-click
menu. (-:

The above show you know what controls are (at least to to some extent). ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 24th 19, 01:16 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

John,

Exactly that. The control that holds the icons is part of the desktop
window.

What control?

Its just a listview set to icon mode.

What's a listview?
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 22nd 19, 07:30 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

John,

The above sounds as if you're moving some box or control, as some part of
a GUI?

Exactly that. The control that holds the icons is part of the desktop
window. Its just a listview set...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 21st 19, 09:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

John,

And that turns out to be rather easy: Just walk your way down the
desktop
controls until you have the SysListView32 one and than use SetWindowPos to
move it around. :-)
....
That...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 21st 19, 10:36 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

John,

[Me]
Or maybe just send some WM_xxxx messages to the dekstop window and see if I
can alter the icon grid that way.

And that turns out to be rather easy: Just walk your way down the...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 21st 19, 09:06 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

John

Can you not modify the image in question?

It wouldn't make a difference if I could: the "Mozilla Firefox" text below
its icon is almost flush against the left side of the screen. There is...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 21st 19, 07:56 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

JJ, John, Shadow,

Thanks for the pointer to setting the grid spacing. Alas, that one is the
"would be handy to have too" of the two - changing the offset (or border
sizes) is what I really need....
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 20th 19, 12:27 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 317
Posted By R.Wieser
desktop icons - change grid offset ?

Hello all,

Is there a way to change the desktops icon grid ? I would like to see if
moving it a bit right and/or down (and possibly removing the right and/or
bottom rows) would look better on...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 8th 19, 12:09 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By R.Wieser
A saved search (*.FND) - fails to remember the folder :-(

Apd,

I rarely save complete pages like that but when I do I
rename the html file.

I normally save the webpage under the name I want it to have, scrub the page
itself (removing all header,...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 8th 19, 08:31 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By R.Wieser
A saved search (*.FND) - fails to remember the folder :-(

Apd,

Advanced options:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\SearchSystemDirs
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\SearchHidden
...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 8th 19, 08:23 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By R.Wieser
A saved search (*.FND) - fails to remember the folder :-(

Apd,

In case it's of use, these registry entries are written when a \
search is done:

Advanced options:

By the way, do you have a "NoFileFolderConnection" (set to 1) in there ? If
not its...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 8th 19, 01:50 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By R.Wieser
A saved search (*.FND) - fails to remember the folder :-(

Apd,

Something must have changed on your system to prevent the
documents folders from being listed there. Probably a registry
tweak.

Most likely. Over time I've made a number of registry...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 7th 19, 04:12 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By R.Wieser
A saved search (*.FND) - fails to remember the folder :-(

Apd,

Yes and, on 2nd look, individual drive letters.

Nope, just getting that "all local drives" selection back. Nothing visible
in the file.

This is my drop-down list from "Look in:"

I've...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 7th 19, 08:30 AM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By R.Wieser
A saved search (*.FND) - fails to remember the folder :-(

Apd,

No. Only searches from documents roots save the path.

"document roots" ? You mean the "C:\Documents and
Settings\xxxx\Documents" paths only ? Odd. And most of my data is /not/
saved...
Forum: General XP issues or comments October 6th 19, 03:01 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 21
Views: 302
Posted By R.Wieser
A saved search (*.FND) - fails to remember the folder :-(

Apd,

I also tried searching for DDE messages used by explorer and of course
found nothing useful. Whenever you look for something specific, in
this case including terms like "ddeexec" and...
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