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window.open is not working as modal dialog window

Q: window.open is not working as modal dialog window

Hi Team,
we are facing issue while using showModalDialog window in IE11 and EDGE, so we have replaced windows.open method,
but its not working modal dialog window.
please let us know how create window.open window as modal dialog window. we are not interested in



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Since I did a fresh install of Windows 7 64 bit I can't find how to change the dialog windows that come up when looking for a image to post somewhere from this

To this window

A:How do I set the dialog window to open full

click on this and it should come back to normal. (second picture)

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Hi guys I have strange problem when I open a window as a dialog and from this window want to open report as well as dialog but the report opens as a form type and under the first window, which is not good to me I need to see the report dialog window as first. Do you have any idea??
The code I am opening the report window is
DoCmd.OpenReport "SC_Cd", acViewReport, , , , acDialog

Thank you very much

A:VBA Access a report window dont stay as dialog window

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IE11 11.0.36 (KB3191492) does not show the base screen content after the modal window is closed.  Showing blank screen on IE11 window.  After I downgraded it to IE11 11.0.35 (KB3185319), it works fine.
To downgrade it, I just uninstalled the security updates KB3185330 & KB3192391.
Does any one have the other solution or know if a new update for this issue is coming from MS?

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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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There are images embedded in my webpage inside <a> tag with base64 encoding. and the mage data is fetched from oracle database.
I am trying to implement a feature, where in when I click on the image, the image is displayed in responsive modal window.
I am currently using galpop-single plug-in to view base64 image in my webpage to implement this feature. This works fine in google chrome, but it does not work in Internet Explorer. Is there any plug-in for internet explorer which supports base64 image in UI

Any help will be much appreciated!

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I "told" Maxthon (i.e. Internet Explorer) to open f4v files with VLC. However, I'd like to have back the dialog window that asks if I want to open or save such files. How do I do that?


A:Restore the "save or open" dialog window

I don't have Internet Explorer on my system, but from the Firefox perspective, you click on 'Options'~'Applications'...This is where you can specify default actions for various file formats opened with Firefox.

Check out if there's something similar in Internet Explorer.

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I used to be able to hit cntrl-n and open multiple windows, but now, it opens in the same window. I was pretty sure there was an option in internet tools to change this setting, but cannot find it. Can someone please help me?

I'd greatly appreciate it!

Thanks in advance!

A:Only able to open one browser window at a time..cntrl-n opens page in same window

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Whenever I search in W7, I want to have the ability to open found folders in a new window. If I r-click, that option is not there. Is there a way to add this to W7?

Also: When I go to 'open file location', the file's folder opens in the same window - highly annoying. In Vista, it opens in a new window. Anyway to change this behvior in W7 to act like Vista, so the file opens in a new window?


A:Adding 'open in new window' to search results, & opening in new window

assume this option was there on your windows 7 earlier? did you make any changes to your computer recently?

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I would like to be able to open a new browser window in Firefox which would start at the identical location to the one that's open rather than opening at the home page.

In IE, File / New / Window works well for this purpose, and then if you wanted it to start at the Home Page, you could just run Explorer a second time.

It gives the flexibility of going off on other trails with the additional window, but still having the original window open. I'm not crazy about tabs which take up extra space in the browsing window. However, is there even a way to open a new tab at the same location as the current window? Maybe I'm missing the joy of tabs somehow and am stuck in my old way of thinking. Still, I would like to know if what I want is possible.


A:[SOLVED] Open new browse window at same location as current window

Hi I don't think that is an option but I understand what your after and this is the way I do it with keyboard short cuts of

Ctrl + C = copy (While holding down Ctrl tap the C key once)
Ctrl + V = paste
Ctrl + T = new tab
Ctrl + N = New page

OK starting with tabs which I think is the best thing since sliced bread. You have the page open that you want to start with go up to the URL at the top of the page (do it with this page) click only once on the URL this will highlight it or if you like to say select it.

Now to copy the URL Ctrl + C your computer will remember this link until you either copy something else or you shut down the computer.

Now we open a new tab Ctrl + T a new blank tab will open and the URL location is blank but with the cursor already in it so we paste the URL there by Ctrl + V and tap the enter key and you have the duplicate page

Now working with a new page there is just a couple of small differences.

You have the page open that you want to start with go up to the URL at the top of the page (once again do it with this page) click only once on the URL this will highlight it or if you like to say select it.

Now we open a new page with Ctrl + N a new page will open but the difference is it will not be blank it will be your home page so as there is already a URL that we want to get rid of. The simple way is to once again click on it only once to select it then paste the saved URL by Ctrl + V and tap the enter key and ... Read more

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I have a Lenovo N580 laptop. Last week, I had to do a factory reset (with help from Lenovo Tech Support) because of compatibility problems with new software from my employer and windows 8.1 which is actually worse than windows 8. The compatibility problems caused my screen to go black. When booting, the Lenovo logo appeared and I had a cursor, but nothing else accept a black screen. I tried suggestions found here and the Lenovo help forum, but none worked and the factory reset was the last resort. Now I am back to using Windows 8 (this was actually the second factory reset due to other problems caused by win 8.1).

Anyway, everything is working (for now) and I also have Classic Shell installed. HOWEVER, before this second factory reset, when I had multiple windows open, aero peek worked fine. Now, it doesn't. I followed earlier suggestions of right clicking the taskbar, then clicking Properties, but the box for "Use Peek ..." is dimmed (grayed out) so I cannot check it to enable aero peek.

I got used to this feature in Win 7 and was glad to see it in Win 8, but it is the only feature about Win 8 and 8.1 that I like. Thanks for your help.

A:Window doesn't open full screen when hover over IE window

Right click on the Taskbar and select Properties.

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I just got a new laptop with Windows 7, 64 bit system.
When I open an email...it opens correctly, but when I want to double click for the next window to open, I have to have toRIGHT click that window and instruct Windows to "Open to new Window".

Is there any global command that can activate this procedure automatically.
Thank you

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As Edge browser doesn't support modaldialog, I want to pass some value to another window using window.open
From a parent window say A, trying to open another window - ChildWindow.htm using window.open. I am unable to pass string value from A.

var dialog = window.open("Child_Window.htm?", "title", "width=550px, height= 350px,left=100,top=100,menubar=no,status=no,toolbar=no");

dialog.MyVariable = "some string value";
dialog.opener = window;

In Child window, I get undefined reading the variable in the second window.


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I have recently upgraded to Windows 7 and Office 2010 and though I'm starting to get used to all the changes there is one thing which is really bugging me.

When I have two separate Excel windows open and open an Excel file from Windows Explorer the file will open in the first window not in the active Excel window. If I want to open a file in the second window I need to do it via Open.

Is there anyway of fixing this?



A:Open Excel workbook in active window rather than first window

When you open a xls-file in explorer both excel windows are inactive, so what do you mean?

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I am currently working on a genealogy project.
I am entering 1700+ names and dates into a awesome open source software.
My set up is .... Wordpad open to text I am entering from on the left side of screen. Website open on right side of screen.
I am trying to streamline this process as much as possible, but when I click to enter a "new person" a new window pops up with the "form" to fill in and it opens in the middle of the screen which covers half of both files.

How can I set this to open directly over the window that it opens FROM ? so that my internet windows stay on the right and my text file on the left and nothing is covered when entering the data?

HELP! Moving the window every single entry is frustrating and time consuming not to mention if I move it a little too far right the slider is hidden.

A:Need NEW Window to open directly on top of Previous window

is the "new person" popup a open and close type thing? or can it just be left open behind another windows and then brought to the front when needed

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I am running XP and experiencing a problem with IE. When I right click on a link and click on Open in New Window it does not do it. It blinks and acts like it opens it and than nothing happens. Is there any software that causes this problem with IE? Netscape works fine. A friend of mine stated it might be Kazaa because he is experiencing the same problems as of recently and he just upgraded his Kazaa to the newest version. Thanx

A:IE Open Link in New Window not working

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Open command window here not working
Left click a blank space in the folder to ensure you haven't selected anything and hold CTRL + Shift and Right click in a blank space.

i want to Merge text(.text)files and for that i need to Open command window in a folder dierectory, any solution? thanks

A:Open command window here not working

Hello Savinio,

You might see if using step 1 in the tutorial below to add this context menu to also restore the default registry entries for it may help.

Open Command Window Here - Add or Remove

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I have the following code:

Dim dlgColorPicker As New frmColorPicker

dlgColorPicker.Show vbModal

Is there a way to get a value returned from the dialog? I want to know if the user pressed OK or Cancel. I know I can setup a global variable in frmColorPicker. Is this the only way?


A:Return value from a modal dialog?

How did you create this? Are you using a control you Downloaded? Or did you create a dialog and add code to it. If it is just a dialog you added to your project and are showing as modal, you can add code to the Cancel and Ok Button Click events. Please clarify a bit.

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Hi,  After window update, the fringerprint disappeared.  I read a lot forum include this.  It taught to uninstall the driver and update the driver again.  It still not work.  The fringerprint in the sign-in options inside Settings disappeared.   Can you please tell how I can actually fix it ? Regards,Kelvin Lo

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After playing around with shareware, I have lost the use of the Open Folder button after completing a download in IE5.5 (Win98). The Open File button still works, but I don't want to that before virus checking!

I really would like to get Win Explorer to open the way it used to!

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

A:Open Folder button in IE download window not working

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Hi All,

I use Windows 7 Professional 32 bit. I want to open folders in command prompt from windows explorer without having me to navigate in the cmd window to my folder. After researching in google, I came to know that there is an option (Open Command Window Here) in the right-click menu to open command prompt windows quickly. However, when I right-click I do not see that option. Instead I see an option called ?cmd?. When I hold shift key and right click on this option I get an error message. See attached.

I tried to google this error in internet but couldn?t get any clues as to why this happens. Some sites suggested me to delete the "Extended" registry keys in the following nodes:


I tried to delete the ?Extended? key from the above registry nodes and restarted my laptop but didn?t help.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:Open Command Window Here option not working in Windows 7 Professional

Hello Red Hunt, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The "Extended" key is for having to press Shift + right click instead of just right click.

If you like, see if using step 2 in the tutorial below may be able to restore "Open Command Window Here", and no longer having to press Shift.

Open Command Window Here - Add or Remove Shift + Right Click

Hope this helps,

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Ok peeps i need help. I just did a fresh install and when I loaded the motherboard apps and drivers it asked me if I wanted to setup a password, Stupid me said yes and I typed the password in, it restarted to continue and when it came back up it gave me this message in a seperate called "Logon message" "The system could could not log you on. Make sure your User name and domain are correct, then type your password again. Letters in passwords must be typed using the correct case." what I want is to completely get rid of this login altogether. Is that possible? Thanks ahead of time.

A:Log on Dialog window

Can you login at all? What mobo apps and drivers did you install--maybe the manufacturer has more info on what's bringing up the logon message and how to disable it.

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    // open new pop up window
    this.childWindow = window.open("about:blank", "_blank");   


    // submit form to cross origin domain from the pop up

    this.childWindow.document.write("<form name='xform' method='POST' action='" + this.url
+ "' enctype='multipart/form-data'><input class='form-control' type='hidden' name='msg' id='xml'></input><input class='form-control' type='submit' id='formSubmit' style='display:none' ></input></form>");         this.childWindow.document.getElementById('xml').value = response.message;
    // window closed event

    this.timer = setInterval(() => {

      if (this.childWindow && this.childWindow.closed) {
     // logic here when window closed

&nbs... Read more

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I just replaced my old W2K HD with a newly purchased HD and installed
Windows XP Pro/SP2 with all the latest updates from MS.

In MS Word document, say, myTest.doc, write a hyperlink line like this:


When opened this web page by placing cursor on the line and click, the Google
page appears briefly on the myTest.doc window but immediately closes and
opens a new, different size window for the Google web page.

Problem 1: In the old Windows 2000, the Google page remains opened on the same
window overlapping the myTest.doc window and no new window is opened.
Apparently this is a setting problem but donít know what that is.
Please help.

If this problem can be corrected, the following question may be automatically
answered and corrected.

Problem 2: On the new Google window, clicking Back button opens the myTest.doc,
but the Google window remains open. In Windows 2000, it closes.

Please help.

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hello. Everytime i open a new window in IE another blank page pops up. I have tried reading other threads about this issue but i get totally lost and have no idea where to begin. If someone can please help me get rid of this dang problem i would appreciate it greatly.


A:new window pops up when i open a new IE window

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I have Windows 7, IE 8, 8gig RAM, 208gig Hard Disk Free Space.
When opening a Website I get the initial window OK. But when I attempt to open a window that has an Icon indicating next window, I try to double click that Icon...nothing happens. I have to Left click my mouse and initiate the command, Open with new Window. I do that and the new window does open the site.
However, I want to just double click the link Icon and have it automatically open the new window.

Is there some setting that I must correct to get the appropriate window to open when I click on the icon for the next window to open?

I certainly can go ahead and left click my mouse as it points to the link I want to open...but it is a little bit of time-wasting.
Any suggestions in how I can properly set the opening of windows with just a mouse click?

A:Trying to access Next Window, I must go to OPEN IN NEW WINDOW

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When I press "open file" in the program "Business Intelligence" of an Office
program like Excel, I would like the window columns to be in "detail" view
instead of "list" view.
How can I do this?
Is this a registry default that can be changed?

A:Get "detailed" view on "open file" dialog window.

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This is an issue when I am trying to type in a popup window. I type to realize nothing is appearing until I click on it.

I was able to temporarily fix this before by unlocking and locking the taskbar, but that is no longer fixing it.

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Hi there

Recently my computer started to lock up on some occasions. It seems to be related to when a program is showing a modal dialog box. Some times the dialog box is hidden from view, sometimes it doesn't show up. Some times I can fix this just by pressing ctrl+alt+del and the system gets working again, other times my only option is to turn the computer off.

When the lock-up occurs I can move the mouse pointer, but not use it. I can also press the windows key to show the start menu, but not use it. So it's not a complete freeze.

I have installed a demo of a program called "Blitz3d" where this lock-up occurs repeatedly at a specific point and where I am able to solve the problem by use ctrl+alt+del. So at least I have one program that I can use to reproduce the problem without restarting the computer.

I've done a lot of searches and a few things comes up when I try to google it. The "csrss.exe" file wich is related to the graphics interface in xp and something called windows ghosting wich may cause this kind of problem.

I keep my computer virus and trojan free as often as I can, and I have checked that the csrss.exe file is not an unlegal version.

So far I have not been able to solve the problem. If anyone recognizes this behaviour and maybe help me solve it, I will be extremely happy, since I would do anything to avoid a reinstall of xp and all my programs and tweakings.

A:xp lock-ups in some cases - related to displaying modal dialog boxes

Welcome to TSG...Is your computer a name brand box, or custom built?

Are your graphics drivers the latest from nvidia (or from the computer manufacturer?)

Is Blitz 3d demo the only application affected?

When you use ctrl alt del, are you terminating a particular process each time?

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Hi All,

I am running Windows Vista Home edition and have Mozilla and Windows IE 8.0 installed. Whenever I start up the computer and turn on Mozilla, after a few minutes IE opens a window saying that it is unable to open the window "Favorit". It doesn't conect to the internet, even though it should be able to. This happened before and after I installed IE 8. I've run Symantec Virus Scan with 0 results. I've posted this before, but nobody has been able to fix the problem. Does anyone have any ideas?



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Hi to everyone who reads this...

In Windows Explorer, in the navigation pane, I have some "favorite links", and when I use a dialog window, like "Open" or "Save As", those links are also visible.
No problems here.

But when I use IE8:IE7 and I have to save a dwnld to my disk there are only two links shown in that dialog window, instead of four like in Windows Explorer.

In Windows Explorer I have the following links:
(I've deleted/added some links manually)
- Desktop
- Computer
- * User Folder
- * and a link to my Data "D" partition --> Documents Folder, which I use to store dwnlds and stuff.

Now, I would appreciate it if somebody could tell me how I can add those two links with an (*) to the dialog window in IE8/IE7?

Thanks in advance for your time and advice,
best regards Carlo.

A:Favorite links in IE8 dialog window

In IE8, click on File / Save As. There will be two sections on the left. One at the top for favorites and one at the bottom for folders. To add something to the Favorites list, just go to the Folders list and find the folder you want (in your case, first the User Folder and then the D: Drive Documents Folder - one at a time). Then click on it and hold the button down and drag it from the folders list to a blank area (an area between other favorites - where you want it to be since that's where it will henceforth appear) on the favorites list and release the button. It should have a small popup window indicating you are adding a favorite - if it brings up a large do you want to merge dialog box cancel it - you released on a favorite link instead of between them and you do NOT want to merge. That new location should now be included in the favorites list. I just did it for my Downloads folder and it worked like a charm.

I hope this helps.

Good luck!

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Hi to everyone who reads this.

I have a small problem regarding IE8.
When I dwnld a file I can specify the pad to were the file must be placed, then the actual dwnld starts, and afterwards I can choose between "Run" or "Open Folder".

Then I normally choose for Open Folder, and thats when my problem occurs.
What happens is; when I click the Open Folder button the dialoog window closes and nothing happens. It's supposed to open the folder I selected, but it doesn't.

Does anyone have a bright idea on how solve this issue?

Thanks for taking the time to read this and for your answer.

Regards Carlo

A:Ie8 dwnld/dialog window problem

One possibilty is that you do not have permission
Sharing and Permissions - Windows 7 Forums
A second possiblity is that you must be in an admistratror account

You may have to run as adminstrator
For Seven and Vista

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I have this reoccuring Problem Every time I turn on my computer I get this message saying. Tittle is Windows registry recovery It say one of the files containing system registry data had to be recovered by use of a log or alternative copy the recovery was sucessful. the computer runs fine I can't delete this message that pops up when I turn the computer on I can click ok and close it but I cant delete it. I tried moving it to trash can I went into systems to turn off error reporting this didnt work It appears every time I turn the computer on and halts booting on until I click ok. I'm baffeled.

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Hello (sorry for my bad english, I'm from Spain).

When I open a new window with window.showModalDialog() function (exists in firefox since version 3) and then, in this popup I click on a link to download a file, I get a blank download dialog like this:

If I open this page without using showModalDialog everything is ok.

Somebody can help me please?

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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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I have had this happen before but I can't remember what I did to fix it. I first noticed that I couldn't update Adobe Flash because the install window/box was cutting off the confirmation check box. I can't use system restore because the window/box cuts off the tool buttons. This closed thread addresses the same problem.


I followed the directions but no luck. Anyone?

A:Dialog window too small for content

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Hey guys,

I have a client who is using adobe 9 pro and I cannot get the print dialog window to come up... neither from the printer icon in the toolbar, nor the file>print option ..
If I try to print, nothing happens at all.

I've tried all the basic things like repairing it from add/remove programs, and power cycling the pc ..

also, I've tried to print different pdf documents without success, however all other documents will print in their respective programs, such as Word docs and Jpegs ..

any idea what's up with 9 pro ? I haven't seen acrobat do this / fail like this before ... grrrrrrrr

thanks !!!

A:Solved: Adobe 9 pro will not print / no dialog window

Has the program be registered/activasted?

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I have been having an issue with Win 7 for quite some time with this popup dialog box appearing saying there is "No disk". I am using a non-english version so I am not sure how it looks in english sorry.

It appears as an error message about every 5-10 minutes while the computer is idle.

Some people suggest this occurs because an USB drive has been removed without using the secure removal option in the tray icons.. But I always do it with secure removal. Also, there is an USB stick connected right now. Still t keeps appearing.

I have noticed it starts appearing during and after using MS Excel 2007, but not sure if it occurs while usimg other programs.

Would really appreciate help in removing this problem.

A:No Disk error, popup dialog window

Could you provide a screenshot?

Is this happening at boot or in windows?

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Hi All,
From one day to the other, my WinXP SP2 box fails to show the logon dialog window on boot (I've always used classic logon).

So... power on machine, no errors, WinXP logo, no errors, WinXP logo disappears and the blue background appears, mouse cursor appears, but the logon dialog windows does NOT appear. Machine is still responsing to mouse movement etc. No further HDD activity.

[edit: exact same thing happens when trying last known good config. When trying safe mode, black screen appears with the white safe-mode text in the corners of the screen, but nothing else happens].

There is one MSKB article which seems to discribe this issue - solution was to re-extract kernel32.dll - as I expected, this doesn't do anything and just crashes the machine.
Tried extracting the winlogon.exe but makes no difference.

Did a repair-installation, no difference.

I've had this problem once before, ~2 months ago, but after clearing the CMOS and restoring BIOS setup defaults, it worked fine again. Which I thought was weird. Seems like that was just a co-incidence because this time around, that doesn't help at all.

Anybody ever seen this before?
Anybody know what files i could try re-extracting from the WinXP disc?
Or think I'm looking at a full re-install? Yuck.

Thanks in advance,

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Have X1C5 with Windows 10 Pro and randomly, maybe once an hour or two, a program randomly runs for a milisecond, so fast that I can't see what it is.  It opens up a small box, potentially a DOS windows/dialog box, but it's not black - I don't think - but it literally lasts a milisecond.  All I am doing at the time is surfing the web on chrome.  Not sure if I explained this well enough, but anyone have an idea? 

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Help....I am getting a constant stream of Window's dialog boxes. If left undeleated I get over 100 and they are constantly in the way of anything I am doing on the computer. The boxes are titled: C: WINDOWS\system32\cdm.exe ... I tried to do a system restore but was unsuccessful. I am also not able to reinstall the OS. Please provide easy to understand fixes since I am somewhat a computer novice. THANKS

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When I'm working sometimes the current window I am working in will shift/move behind another open window. It will continue to move till I minimize all open windows. A friend suggested it was a memory issue but I don't think so because I'm the only user on the computer to have the issue.

Thank you

A:Open Window moves behind another open Window

How many windows are you getting?

You can hit ALT and TAB key together, that will show all the windows open, then click on the one you want on top.

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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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My ISP is "Toast," with which I am very satisfied. However, its "connect" dialog window comes up even when I open a WORD file. Sometimes I have to click "cancel" three times to rid my screen of this annoyance.

The techs at "Toast" are baffled by this. Perhaps someone here at TSG can provide some insight and/or a solution.

Thanks, {redoak}

A:Solved: ISP sign on dialog window comes up when files are accessed

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The mouse RIGHT-click to open a file operations dialog box doesn't work anymore. A right-click on a filename jumps the display up to the parent folder; right-click on that jumps up to the next level - and so on.
If anyone can help please note that I am not computer clever. Thank you

A:Right click problem in opening file dialog window

Hello Jasques, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You might see if doing a system restore using a restore point (if available) dated before this started may be able to undo the cause and fix this for you.

Hope this helps,

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Issue in IE11:

when parent window had a alert triggered, that makes the child window lose focus and go behind


There is a button in parent page (domain A) and on click of the button Popup window (Domain B) will open and child window will communicate back to parent window. when parent window had a alert triggered, that makes the child window lose focus and go behind
only in IE11 browser.

IE edge and other browsers we can see the popup window on top of the parent window. 

is there any fix to retain popup window on top of parent window until user closes the popup(child) window.

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