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How to force the properties window open in the foreground!

Q: How to force the properties window open in the foreground!

I've been fighting properties window since I installed window 10...
I use this function a lot. The problem is the properties window opens in the background.
So I have to minimize all the windows I have open to see the properties window.
The weird thing is the properties window is the only one that does that, When I open a new
window of anything it opens in the forground.
Is there a way to force the properties window open in the forground...Thanks...

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A: How to force the properties window open in the foreground!

I fixed it.. If anyone is having this same issue... This is what I used to fix my problem... It's for Windows 7 but it applies to windows 10...
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/i...6-aa3364b4b1a7

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Mod edit; Moved to Malware Logs forum ~~ boopme All my desk top files open in a rt click window only properties and its very new I ran anti malware nothing found ran combo fix here are the results ComboFix 14-01-29.01 - becky 01/29/2014  12:00:23.2.2 - x64Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.5887.4433 [GMT -8:00]Running from: E:\ComboFix.exeAV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {641105E6-77ED-3F35-A304-765193BCB75F}SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Enabled/Updated* {DF70E402-51D7-30BB-99B4-4D23E83BFDE2}SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Outdated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}..(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((   Other Deletions   )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))..c:\users\becky\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\kikjpgpbpnapbimplfcbcbakjacpgcebc:\users\becky\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\kikjpgpbpnapbimplfcbcbakjacpgceb\1.25.32_0\background.htmlc:\users\becky\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\kikjpgpbpnapbimplfcbcbakjacpgceb\1.25.32_0\crossriderManifest.jsonc:\users\becky\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\kikjpgpbpnapbimplfcbcbakjacpgceb\1.25.32_0\extensionData\manifest.xmlc:\users\becky\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\kikjpgpbpnapbimplfcbcbakjacpgceb\1.25.32_0\extensionData\plugins.jsonc:\users\becky\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\E... Read more

A:files open in properties window

should hav done it befor I used  adaware and it found the culprit  now I am up and running again Gosh I love this site.

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Hi everyone!
 
I tried to ignore this problem, but it has become increasingly frustrating when I have to work with files in Windows Explorer.
 
The problem is, when I right-click on a file and choose Properties, it takes 5-8 seconds to open the File Properties Window. Strangely, when I do the same with folders (Folder Properties) the window opens almost instantaneously as it should. I have tried to fiddle around with ShellExView but to no avail - after all, I assume that program is just for controlling context menu entries. I searched and googled but I couldn't find any similar problems, the closest I got was that software.
 
Do you know what's the problem? Thanks in advance! 

A:Windows Explorer takes 5-8 seconds to open a File Properties window!

You can keep disabling more non-microsoft extensions in shellexview and see if any of them are causing it (do a system backup first)

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This might be something really simple but is there any way to set Windows (2000 and XP) to not automatically bring windows to the foreground? An example happens when I launch an app, I might go browse a site in IE while the application is loading. Once the application finished loading, it immediately takes over the foreground window. It?s a bit annoying when you?re on a page filling out a form and then, ?pop? you?re in Photoshop or something else. The same thing happens with Multiple IE windows as well. It would be nice if the window in the foreground stayed as the active window until you manually clicked out of it.

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Hi there!

Yesterday Amazon sned me my copy of Windows 7 Home Premium and I installed the 64bit right after I saved my profile with the Windows EasyTransfer tool. Everything was migratet - perfect!
After installing iTunes I checked if my library was there as well: phew, it was there. Then I started to listen to my music and every minute or so the sticked iTunes icon started to blink and depending on the other windows in the foreground, iTunes was suddenly in the foreground. You can imagine how distrurbing this is.

Anyone of you has an idea what is causing this?

Regards
meilon

A:iTunes 9.0.1 and constant blinking/Window to foreground

  
Quote: Originally Posted by meilon


Hi there!

Yesterday Amazon sned me my copy of Windows 7 Home Premium and I installed the 64bit right after I saved my profile with the Windows EasyTransfer tool. Everything was migratet - perfect!
After installing iTunes I checked if my library was there as well: phew, it was there. Then I started to listen to my music and every minute or so the sticked iTunes icon started to blink and depending on the other windows in the foreground, iTunes was suddenly in the foreground. You can imagine how distrurbing this is.

Anyone of you has an idea what is causing this?

Regards
meilon


Vielen Gruessen Meilon und herzlichen Willkommen!
Can you make a screenshot?

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My laptop is getting worse and almost unusable with Chrome and the built-in laptop display screen. When there is any kind of modal popup/foreground window you can see the text but the background color goes transparent making it impossible to see what is going on. Scrolling makes it worse usually. If I plug in my external monitor it works fine, it's just an issue on the laptop screen. If I use Microsoft Edge it seems to be fine or if I shrink the window it seems to be ok. I have tried to download all the latest display drivers with no luck. I even paid for Lenovo premium support and the couldn't even figure it out! Am I the only one??? 


























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Just recently, I cannot bring a task to the foreground by clicking it's icon in the taskbar. This used to work really well. Now if I click the icon, it flashes orange, but nothing else happens. This seems to happens with all windows.. file lists, openoffice shreadsheets, opera browser.. but .. mozilla seems to work fine, so maybe this is related to a mozilla setting ? I am running mozilla ESR 17.0.6 (downloaded from my company's approved application site). Also, in the past week I tried using an external projector to display on a conference room, could that be related ? I have windows7 professional, and pretty much up to date with fixes due to my company's pushing on/installing fixes automatically. Any help would be appreciated, this is quite annoying.
Thanks !

A:Unable to bring a window to foreground by clicking icon is taskbar

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Basically when I open a new window or a program it opens behind the already existing programs and windows. And I cant seem to find a solution anywhere. A solution would really be helpful. Thanks in advance. 

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Download Chromium 10.0.602.0 Free - Open source web browser for a safer, faster, and more stable way to experience de Internet - Softpedia

For awhile Open Link in Foreground Tab via Control + Shift + Left Click was broken. Works now.

A:Chromium 10.0.602.0 open Tab in Foreground works

They are on Chrome 10 already? 9 is still in dev and hasnt been for long. Download Google Chrome 100 today!

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Hello there,  I hope this finds you well. Whenever I open a new application or launch it from the taskbar, it would open it behind existing programs and windows. I would have to minimize windows to get the window that I want. This has been causing a lot of downtime and confusion. Please advise, thank you. I look forward in hearing back from you. I have tried all the solutions in this link to no avail: https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Software-and-How-To-Questions/Programs-open-in-the-background-...  Regards,Eu Jin

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Download Chromium 10.0.602.0 Free - Open source web browser for a safer, faster, and more stable way to experience de Internet - Softpedia
For awhile, Control + Shift + Left Click on a link did not open it in a foreground tab. Works now.

btw this is Chromium, not Chrome. Don't know if that was broken in Chrome or not. I've been using Chromium for a bit now. I recommend the zip package. Easier to back off to an old version if you save your profile. If the newer build is broken, just revert by copying a couple of folders. If you have bookmark sync set up then that should refresh any bookmarks you added while using the newer build.

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Good day to all,

I am in dire need of help, It seems when i have multiple windows open the windows i have in the background will start to flash to the foreground specifically the corners of those windows. it will flash until I move my mouse over the affected areas but will only fix it for a few seconds.

so far I've cleaned all my temp files and useless junk, changed the foreground lock timeout registry value to 0, switched out the VGA cable to a DVI and back to a new VGA

if i take a screenshot while its happening it shows a perfectly clear image i also use this monitor for console gaming and don't have any issues there

please help, I'm starting to get an eye twitch with this issue.

A:Background open windows keep twitching to foreground

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

You can check the Dell website and see that your video drivers are up to date and you might want to run this scan:
What is Windows Defender Offline?

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Hi,

I'm a complete novice so please forgive my ignorance! Here's what I'm trying to do: I have a document that is used by 2 departments as part of 1 process. However there is Revenue information on several tabs that really should only be shared with one of the departments. Originally my solution was this:

Code:

Private Sub Workbook_BeforeClose

On Error Resume Next

Worksheets("Schedule").Activate

Sheets("Summary").Visible = xlSheetHidden
Sheets("Revenue").Visible = xlSheetHidden
Sheets("ComCosts").Visible = xlSheetHidden
Sheets("FinanceSum").Visible = xlSheetHidden

ActiveWorkbook.ProtectPassword:="Password", structure:=True,
Windows:=False
End Sub


This did 3 things:
1. Activated the "Schedule" tab as the default tab
2. 'Hide' the sensitive tabs incase one of the users forgot to hide them before closing
3. Password protect the workbook so only the users with the password can unlock the sensitive tabs

The problem is that if the user decides to disable macros, my code is euchred! So I found this amazing code from www.excelguru.ca (if that's not the proper way to cite, please let me know and I will adjust!) that 'forces' users to turn macros on in order to see any of the sheets:
Code:

Option Explicit
Const WelcomePage = "Macros"
Private Sub Workbook_BeforeSave(ByVal SaveAsUI As Boolean, Cancel As Boolean)
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A:VBA 'force' users to use macros combined with visible properties

Hi Tyler,
I just took a quick look. I'm off mow but you could 'force' this by creating another file that serves as master, if macro's are disabled no choices possible. else open the the intended file.
I've used this method and works.
I'll try and help later this weekend.
BTW which version of Excel are you using?
 

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Hello,

I'm unable to drag and drop icons from desktop to an open window or open window to open window

what happens is when i hold down the left mouse button to drag an icon from the desktop to an open window

*** the cursor changes to a black circle with a diagonal line going through it (like the no smoking sign symbol)

what is causing this to happen?

thx rob
ps: ONLY copy/cut and paste works now
 

A:unable to drag and drop icons from desktop to an open window or open window to open w

Check this setting. Enable Dragging and Dropping
 

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I don't remember how long ago I submitted this problem, but it does not appear to have been addressed (or if it has I cant find the reply) I still have field within the properties box which do not have corresponding columns within the Explorer window. 
I seems to me to be a real case of the left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing as whoever designed these two items didn't exchange details. This was my original query "
Using Windows 10 / .wma & .wmv "properties" fields / Folder and file display columns. There are two fields in the properties
box "Content provider" and "Group description" which do not have corresponding columns within the folders. As I use both boxes, what do I do>" Nothing has changed!

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Hello.
Im using vista ultimate x64.

When i access the local area connection window where all the TCP/IPv4 and
TCP/IPv6 are. I am unable to click on properties on any of them (yes i am the
administartor)
By other words, i am unable too access the window where you can change the
"Obtain an ip adress automatically" and "obtain dns server address
automatically" options are.

When i sellect TCP/IPv4 or TCP/IPv6, the properties button is just gray. As
is the unnistall button. When i hit the configure button, i just get sendt
back too the desktop. I am also unable to uncheck the TCP/IPv4 or TCP/IPv6
boxes on the left side of the names (or any of the other stuff)

If I hit the install button and try too install i new protocoll, i only get
a error message saying "windows cannot find the file"

Iv'e also tried it jusing the administrator account. But it didn't help.

What is causing this problem, and how I fix it?

Thanks in advance
 

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Hello.
Im using vista ultimate x64.

When i access the local area connection window where all the TCP/IPv4 and
TCP/IPv6 are. I am unable to click on properties on any of them (yes i am the
administartor)
By other words, i am unable too access the window where you can change the
"Obtain an ip adress automatically" and "obtain dns server address
automatically" options are.

When i sellect TCP/IPv4 or TCP/IPv6, the properties button is just gray. As
is the unnistall button. When i hit the configure button, i just get sendt
back too the desktop. I am also unable to uncheck the TCP/IPv4 or TCP/IPv6
boxes on the left side of the names (or any of the other stuff)

If I hit the install button and try too install i new protocoll, i only get
a error message saying "windows cannot find the file"

Iv'e also tried it using the administrator account. But it didn't help.

What is causing this problem, and how I fix it?

Thanks in advance

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I want to run battlefield 2 in window so i can see my desktop. How to do that?
 

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Hello All,

This program I'm running does not display itself properly because I have a laptop with a rectangular screen (it's width is larger than its height). Most programs don't really care about this, but I have one very important program I use at work that opens maximized and it does not have it's own window.

I don't know how else to say it..you know how most programs start in their own window? Even when it is maximized, you can still see the "maximize", "minimize" and "close" buttons in the top right corner of the window, right? Well, if you are with me and understand what I'm talking about, then here is what I'm saying - this program does NOT have the window and buttons in the right hand corner. There is no window border either, so I can't resize it with my mouse.

Anyone out there know how to fix this problem? I assume what I need to do is force this program into a window with a certain set of dimensions..not sure..

HELP!!
 

A:Help! How can I force XP to run a program in it's own window?

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Hi,
I Setup window8.1 in my PC,during setup i had 4GB Ram in my PC,no problem occurs till now.

but my 2GB ram gets problem so i unplug 2Gb from my PC now i have 2GB in my PC,
when i logged in my System within 5minutes i gets Forcerestart,
Did u hit what the problem in my PC?

A:Force Restart in window 8.1

Hi, Welcome to the forums.

As per MS site, 2 GB RAM is required to run Win 8.1 (64 bit). System requirements - Microsoft Windows

But, that does not mean that it will not run on 2 GB RAM. It might be slow, but certainly not reboot the PC. What version do you have? 32 or 64 bit? Here's how you can check it.

1. Open the Windows 8 Control Panel.
2. Touch or click on System and Security within Control Panel.
3. With the System and Security window now open, click or touch System.
4. With the System applet now open, titled View basic information about your computer, find the System area, located under the large Windows 8 logo.

Rebooting can be caused by lot of reasons. One of the reasons that comes to my mind is, your PC might be installing updates and it reboots automatically. Here is a small link to guide you on how to disable auto shutdown. How to Stop Windows From Automatically Restarting After an Update

USE this ONLY if your PC is downloading updates and rebooting itself.

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I've got two monitors connected to my computer. There is an application that I want to open in the secondary monitor, however if I drag it over to the desired monitor it will still open in the primary monitor on next startup unlike most other programs.

So I were wondering if I can make some changes to the shortcut to force it into the desired monitor, either by adding some fancy stuff after the target of the shortcut or by launching it with some bat file etc.

anyone know how? :P

Thanks in advance

A:how to Force window into secondary monitor?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by flashist


I've got two monitors connected to my computer. There is an application that I want to open in the secondary monitor, however if I drag it over to the desired monitor it will still open in the primary monitor on next startup unlike most other programs.

So I were wondering if I can make some changes to the shortcut to force it into the desired monitor, either by adding some fancy stuff after the target of the shortcut or by launching it with some bat file etc.

anyone know how? :P

Thanks in advance


- what is the app that is giving you the problem..??

PS: nice rig..!!

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Navida GeForce 61505E n force 430 not compatible window 10 wont update to windows 10

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Hi:

When I use my IE8 to something like http://myurl/test.txt, IE automatically opens the file in the browser. How can I make it so that IE asks my user to choose either save or open? I have control over the file extension so if needed, I can make it so that it is http://myurl/test.abc in order to make IE to ask, but when I tried that, IE still opens the file in the browser. I confirmed .abc is not a known file extension on my Windows 7 machine. The content of the file is text.

I do not want my users to open and see the content of the file as it is a data file and meaningless to the user. I just want them to save it on their local machine and then use a program to access it.

There seems to be some answer on this for IE before 8, but there is no more option to force IE8 to give me the option to download.

Any help?

A:How to force IE8 and later to always ask for to save or open instead of always open

I'm currently on an old machine, so I don't know how it will go on Windows 7, but in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT, if you scroll past the large types of files, where the alphabet starts again, scroll to "exefile" and in Edit Flags, change the D value ending to 00 00.

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Anyone know of a list of useful properties window extensions?

I have added a mediainfo tab and a file hashing tab and I quite like the idea of having useful apps right there.

A:Properties window tabs

Put to many and it can slow things down...
Moderation everything in moderation you'll live longer and healthier.

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Hello, I have a problem .. again

I was following these steps until i need help on STEP 7 on this link:

http://portforward.com/networking/static-xp.htm

Well first, i went to Start>Control Panel>Network Connections and when I right-clicked on my Internet connection and i chose Properties, the Properties window showed up ..

but the Properties window disappeared.....
how can i fix this problem?
 

A:Why does my Properties window shuts off?

anyone!?

*sorry if double-posting isnt allowed here.....*

if responded, ill delete this post*
 

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res://C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SHDOCLC.DLL/dnserror.htm#http://leader.linkexchange.com/1029798962505/X919500/showiframe?

what does this mean
 

A:properties window question

kknowles
Please create one thread per problem to avoid confusion.
Closing thread duplicate.
http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=91983

Dave
 

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Hi,

I've had real trouble locating this particular window in Windows 10. The only way I can get to it is if I create a manual entry for a wireless network. In Windows 7 you used to be able to get to it for existing wireless networks that I had previously connected to. Does anyone have any idea how to get to it? Many thanks

A:Where is the Wireless Network Properties window from W7?

Settings app > Network & Internet > WiFi > Manage known networks. Select a network, click Properties

Wireless Network Profiles - See in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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When I insert a CD in either of my two drives the window that jumps up giving me the options of what program to use (CD Properties ) is maximized and takes up the whole screen. This just started happening. If I double click on the top blue titlebarlbar it goes back to it's smaller (normal) size. I tried holding down the ctrl. key and closing the window but the next time the computer boots it does the same thing. It is not possible to drag this type of window in any way. The only option for this type of window in the upper right corner is an X to close it. It may need a registry edit but I don't know how. To access a similar type window open "my computer, right click on any drive, the window that opens is the same type. Any help would be appreciated.
Alan
 

A:CD Properties Window wrong size

Minimize it again and this time hold down shift and close it off.
 

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Since I am new to the forum, I'm not sure where my problem should be posted. I am also not sure if it is a hardware or software related problem, but here it is.

Suddenly, when I try to print, the print properties dialog window does not appear when i click on the properties button. It tries to activate, but immediately reverts back to the print window. This occurs in both OpenOffice 4.1.1 and LibreOffice 4.3, both of which have previously worked fine for months. I often print to both sides of the page (echo print), but can only print on one side (default) since I cannot change the properties. The only thing I can recall that might have any bearing on the problem is that I had previously printed to a file - something I rarely do. I checked the settings and "print to file" is not selected. I am printing to a HP LaserJet Pro M1530 MFP series PCL6 printer and am using Windows 8.1 operating system. I have tried reinstalling both word processing programs and have reset the printer to default settings and updated.

If anyone can help with this problem, I would greatly appreciate your help.

A:Print properties dialog window does not appear

Printers can be very frustrating to say the least. When I've had printer problems in the past, this is what has worked for me:

1. Unplug the power to the printer
2. Wait about 30 seconds or so
3. Plug it in and let it go through it's initialization
4. Then try it again

If that doesn't work, try reloading the printer driver from the HP site. If it still doesn't work, try a system restore back to the last time the printer was working successfully. That's about all the tricks I know for printers. Hope it helps ...

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Hello, I have been infested with ise32 Property window which keep appearing on window start up. I have scan my computer with Norton 360 and Window defender but to no avail. I would appreciate your help to solve them problem. Below is the Logfile. I look forward to your reply.Thank you.Best reguards,LeoComboFix 08-06-20.4 - xiaoleo 2008-06-27 1:49:14.1 - NTFSx86Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6000.0.1252.1.1033.18.1669 [GMT 8:00]Running from: C:\Users\xiaoleo\Desktop\ComboFix.exe * Created a new restore point.((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2008-05-26 to 2008-06-26 ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))).2008-06-25 19:26 . 2008-06-25 19:26 <DIR> d-------- C:\Windows\System32\Adobe2008-06-24 01:48 . 2008-06-27 01:02 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Garena2008-06-23 23:25 . 2008-06-24 21:51 <DIR> d-------- C:\Users\xiaoleo\AppData\Roaming\Hamachi2008-06-23 23:24 . 2008-06-23 23:25 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Hamachi2008-06-23 23:24 . 2008-06-23 23:24 25,280 --a------ C:\Windows\System32\drivers\hamachi.sys2008-06-20 22:09 . 2008-06-20 22:09 <DIR> d-------- C:\Users\xiaoleo\AppData\Roaming\Fujitsu2008-06-15 00:17 . 2008-04-23 12:27 1,244,672 --a------ C:\Windows\System32\mcmde.dll2008-06-15 00:17 . 2008-04-23 12:27 428,032 --a------ C:\Windows\System32\EncDe... Read more

A:Keep Getting Ise32 Properties Window On Startup

ComboFix logs should not to be posted outside the HijackThis forums. It is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.Please create a new topic in the Am I infected? What do I do? forum, explaining the nature of your problem. Describe pop-ups and system tray or desktop icons that have appeared. Explain what is "going wrong" with your computer. Note any tools you have used and their respective results.If needed, we will direct you to our HJT Preparation Guide.Thank you for using BleepingComputer as your malware removal source.This topic is now closed. The BC Staff

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Hey! I've just rebuilt my computer and reinstalled XP: it's gone back to the default of logging me out after 20 minutes of inactivity, and I want to change that so it doesn't log me out at all!

However, the properties window (the one you reach by right clicking on the desktop) is different to how it should be- when I first installed XP it was the normal window with the tabs for themes, desktop, screensaver, appearance and settings. However, for some reason recently all it's doing is show the tabs for themes, appearance and settings, so I can't reach the power settings that should be under the screensaver tab!

I've tried accessing power settings via the control panel, but I can't seem to find anything to turn it off or change it- any help on this one? (And any help on getting my display properties window back to how it should be, showing all the tabs?)

Thanks!
 

A:XP logging out: can't change in properties window!

copy this code into a notepad, save as restoretabs.reg

doubleclick restoretabs.reg and confirm import to registry.
 

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Hello. I have noticed a strange fact regarding my windows 7 32 bit operating system. When I delete some files in a folder, then go to properties, when i look at "Contains", it still shows the number of files i had before deletion, not the current number of files in that folder. Is there a way to repair this? Thanks in advance! (rebooted my pc, but with no success, if it is to mention)
BTW: Happy holidays

A:Strange occurence in properties window

Did you empty the Recycle Bin?

I don't see a "Contains" choice in any folder property menu. Can you tell me how you get to it, as following the directions you gave does not show it for me.

Maybe post a screen shot of it? Make sure the window you want to capture has the focus.
Press Alt+Print Screen. That will capture the active window.
Print Screen will capture the entire screen, including properties dialogs.
Start MSPaint - Start then Run, type mspaint and press Enter.
Press Ctrl+v to paste the picture in to MS Paint.
Click File then Save as and save it to your Desktop.

Start a new reply.
Click on the Browse button below the message input area.
Navigate to where you saved the picture, select it and click on Open.
Click on Attach This File.
Once uploaded, click on Add To Post to the far right of the uploaded file.
Scroll down and click Preview Post to verify the image shows.

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Hello,
I have been infested with ise32 Property window which keep appearing on window start up. I have scan my computer with Norton 360 and Window defender but to no avail. I am currently using window vista home. Please advice me what to do. I would appreciate your help to solve them problem.
I am looking forward to your reply.

Thank you.

Best reguards,

Leo

A:Keep Getting Ise32 Properties Window On Startup

It's not unusual to receive such an error after using tools to remove malware infection.A "Cannot find...", "Could not run...", "Error loading... or "specific module could not be found" message is usually related to malware that was set to run at startup but has been deleted. Windows is trying to load this file but cannot locate it since the file was mostly likely removed during an anti-virus or anti-malware scan. However, an associated orphaned registry entry remains and is telling Windows to load the file when you boot up. Since the file no longer exists, Windows will display an error message. You need to remove this registry entry so Windows stops searching for the file when it loads. To resolve this, download Autoruns, search for the related entry and then delete it.Create a new folder on your hard drive called AutoRuns (C:\AutoRuns) and extract (unzip) the file there. (click here if you're not sure how to do this.)Open the folder and double-click on autoruns.exe to launch it.Please be patient as it scans and populates the entries.When done scanning, it will say Ready at the bottom.Scroll through the list and look for a startup entry related to the file(s) in the error message.Right-click on the entry and choose delete.Reboot your computer and see if the startup error returns.IMPORTANT NOTE: ise32.exe is related to the family of worms and IRC backdoor Trojans. Backdoor Trojans, IRCBots and Infostealers are very dangerous bec... Read more

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I am running WinXP, SP2. I have a Fellows Internet Touchpad installed. When I go to the Control Panel and select the Mouse, the standard Microsoft Mouse window opens instead of the Cirque Touchpad window. The mouse is identified correctly as a Cirque Ps2 Touchpad and the driver is correctly specified. The special functions of the touchpad are all working ok, however without being able to open up the correct properties window, I cannot make any changes. It used to work properly. I have tried uninstalling the touchpad driver and reinstalling the touchpad driver. That does not fix it. Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix it?

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everytime windows loads, the windows 32 properties window come up. how do i stop this?
 

A:windows32 properties window on startup

1. Open Regedit
2. Browse to HKLM or HKCU then Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
3. Remove any entries that refer to Windows 32 or System32 or whatever.
4. Close Regedit
 

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Hi, I speak french, so my english isn't perfect, if I wrote something you didn't understand, just tell me and I'll try to better explain.

I have a good computer knowledge, but the problem I have is very, very weird.
I was trying to do a test for the "indice de performance windows" (sorry I don't know the name in english, my windows 7 is french), but every time i right click properties on the "computer" window, they both disapear...
It's hard to explain, so I record it on my phone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okY-ad_xIS4

Please, help me!
thanks and happy new year

A:Computer's properties window disapears

See if OPTION TWO in this tutorial helps: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Follow OPTION THREE and attach sfcdetails.txt in a new post in this thread.
(Use the paper clip icon just above the posting window to attach the file)

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Everytime i turn on my computer Sys32 properties appears on the screen of my window, please help me solve the problem
below is the detailed discription of the problem

Sys 32 Properties

Type: Application

Origin: c-1-3-64-8794238531-8742492-9897532

Size: 0 bytes

Thank you again
so02

A:Window Sys32 Properties Appears On Opening

Have you checked to see if you are infected? Sometimes an infection will corrupt your onboard protection - so I suggest that you try these free, online scans: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/blogs/usas...?showentry=1252Also, could you please post a screen shot of what appears on your desktop? Here's a link on how to do that: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/how-to-take-and-share-a-screen-shot-in-windows/

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I have a large number of files which I am changing the naming convention for in the Title detail and am getting frustrated having to right click for properties and anvigate tabs ebfore being able to change each one. I can see the Title of the files in the Details view of the folder they are in, but there cannot find a way to edit them in that view other than the manner previosuly stated.

That being said, does anyone know of a workaround that would allow me to change each title without aving to jump through hoops to edit them?

Thanks in advance.

-Clockwork

A:Wish to edit detail properties of files in window

Welcome to the Forums Clockwork,

So if I get it correctly you want to rename multiple files at once?
If so, go to the folder they are located in, click anywhere in the folder, hit crtl and a at the same time to select all the files and then hit F2

After that you'll see that the name banner of the first file in the folder turned empty. You can now type the name you want it to have in, and hit enter. It will change all the files to that name, followed up by a number.
Hope that that helps!
Nommy

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HelloI have been infested with Sys32 properties window which keep appearing on window start up. I have tried by Norton anti virus also but it never works. I would appeciate if you help me to solve this problem. Below is the window which appears:Sys 32 PropertiesType: ApplicationOrigin: S-1-5-21-1482476501-1644491937-682003330-1013Size: 0 bytesThanks and best regardsRajEdit: Moved topic from Introductions to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Window Sys32 Properties Appears On Opening

The System32 folder opens at startup because of a corrupt system registry value. The value could have been corrupted for a number of reasons to include malware or installing/uninstalling a program from the Internet which did not install/uninstall itself properly.Click on the link below:http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htmScroll down to #260 and click "System32 Folder Opens Upon Boot" in the right column. You will be prompted to download xp_systems32opens.vbs. Save the file to your desktop and double-click on it to run the script. Since the script modifies certain registry settings you may receive an alert from your anti-virus or any script blocking program. Ignore the warning and allow it to continue.The problem could also be caused by empty run entries in your startup shortcuts which will open the system32 folder. Check the startup run registry entries and remove those entries. See System32 Folder Opens When Logging on to Windows.These steps involves making changes in the registry. Always back up your registry before making any changes. If you are not familiar with working in the registry, then you should NOT attempt to make any changes on your own. Improper changes to the registry could adversely affect your computer and render it inoperable. ERUNT is an excellent FREE tool that allows you to to take a snapshot (backup) of your registry before making changes and restore it when needed.

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Quite a bizarre one - every time I try to view the properties of any file or folder, I'm met with:

"Explorer.exe - Application Error

The instruction at "0x02e1415b" referenced at "0x000000000". The momory could not be "written".

Click on OK to terminate the program
Click on CANCEL to debug the program"

Has anyone even encountered this before? Searching the forums produced nothing.

Thank you very much for your time and effort - it's well appreciated.

A:Explorer Crashes on loading Properties Window

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Originally Posted by JohnnyUK


Quite a bizarre one - every time I try to view the properties of any file or folder, I'm met with:

"Explorer.exe - Application Error

The instruction at "0x02e1415b" referenced at "0x000000000". The momory could not be "written".

Click on OK to terminate the program
Click on CANCEL to debug the program"

Has anyone even encountered this before? Searching the forums produced nothing.

Thank you very much for your time and effort - it's well appreciated.




Hi JohnnyUK have you seen this http://www.microsoft.com/resources/d...d_stp_hwpg.asp give it a shot. Also take a look at this http://www.microsoft.com/resources/d...d_stp_hwpg.asp.

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I turned on sharing for the C drive and added an Everyone group in Security to allow access to my other computer on my network. When I go to close the Properties window I a message that says "You are about to change the permissions settings on the root directory of the startup disk which can result in unexpected access problems and reduce security. Do you want to continue?".

I answered yes and it went through all the folders and gave an access denied message on system folders. After if was done I got the same message mentioned when I tried to exit the Properties window. So I removed sharing and the Everyone group. But I'm still in the same situation. I keep going through the same loop and can not exit the Properties window.
 

A:Can't exit Properties window for C drive after sharing

Open task manager and end the process all "explorer.exe" and "rundll32.exe"
 

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I think this topic has been explored (sorry no pun intended) before, but what I want to do just ain't working.

I want any URL that I click on while inside IE7 to open in a new tab (or a new Window - I'm not fussy) - and KEEP THE CURRENT PAGE OPEN - without my having to always right-click to choose one of those options. I have tried everything and nothing works - whenever, for example, I'm doing a search in Google and choose to look at a particular URL, IE always opens a new window - but closes the window (ie the Google search page) I was just looking at. So, when I want to go back to my search page, I have to "left-arrow" until I get back to it.

Anyone know of a solution to this??

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A helpful member is trying to assist me.....Im so bad I cant even download the briute force program without a problem....im a novice....can someone help me?

Thanks
 

A:What do I open Brute force with?

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If a user is running Chrome or Firefox
and the target web page is only going to run in IE
(example: Browser Check),
is there a way to force the URL to open in IE?

A:How to force a hyperlink to open in IE?

You can create a desktop shortcut to "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe", then right-click it, click properties, and change the target to "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" <your url>.

Also for firefox, theres the IE tab extension. But you'll need to locate it for the latest firefox version.

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Hello,

I have two questions that are not critical to the operation of my system but has been driving me crazy in an effort to research them to no avail. The only thing that I am pretty sure of is that it is a problem with the registry.

When I right click on a folder and then click properties, the dialog window comes up with 3 extra tabs. This happens for every folder on my computer. The extra tabs are the same tabs as the My Documents folder shortcut (Target, General, and Sharing) and the target window is C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\My Documents. This results in every folder having an extra General and Sharing tab and a Target tab with the My Documents target in it. Interestingly enough, the virtual folder that is listed in explorer for My Documents has only 3 tabs but the My Documents folder inside Documents and Settings\Owner (the actual folder itself) has the extra tabs just like every other folder.

A possibly connected problem is that the Add/Remove section of the Control Panel no longer has the install dates or useage level for most programs. The dates are in the HKLM uninstall registry keys but they are not being read for some reason.

I have been installing and uninstalling a lot of programs (mostly antivirus, antispyware, firewall, and utility programs) in an effort to clean up and speed up my computer and test a lot of different applications. This effort has been dramatically successful however I am left with these two minor but annoying is... Read more

A:Extra Tabs on the Folder properties dialog window

What happens if you click on one of the superfluous tabs?

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Hi guys.

This evening I went onto my Windows Vista laptop just to browse the internet when I noticed this message pop up straight after I had booted up:


I saw that it had been deleted and I have no idea why. Now, I'm not an expert at computers but I knew this wasn't good, so I clicked 'restore' and I never saw it again. However I restarted and noticed it again, but I didn't click 'restore' this time, and as I went to download a file it wouldn't download (something along the lines of: .exe couldn't be downloaded... please contact administrator)

I don't think it can be serious because as soon as I 'restore' it everything's back to normal, but it is really annoying that after every statup this pops up. Please can you help me rectify this and allow me to have a stressless time whilst browing on my laptop.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:'Windows32 Properties' window pops up after startup (deleted!?)

Windows32 might be malware related. You might want to post your thread in the Malware Removal section.
 

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