OT Computer help

P. J. Alling webster26 at mindspring.com
Sun Apr 6 15:21:44 EDT 2008

Tweek UI has always been free.  However last time I downloaded a version 
was for windows 98.  Every other version of Windows seems to have the 
control you need hidden somewhere, (this was noticeable lacking in Win95 
though less so in Win98).

Carl G wrote:
> Looking at, paying for or installing a Microsoft fix in the hope that it
> will make another Microsoft product work better is closely related to
> throwing good money after bad. 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pdml-bounces at pdml.net [mailto:pdml-bounces at pdml.net] On Behalf Of
> Scott Loveless
> Sent: 6. april 2008 19:30
> To: Pentax-Discuss Mail List
> Subject: Re: OT Computer help
> mike wilson wrote:
>> Hate to be a pest but......
>> New machine is up and running (eventually: the "reset" button was stuck 
>> in, so it took me two days to work out why there was no "POST") and I 
>> have, somewhat against my better judgement, installed XP Pro.  I am 
>> beginning to realise why so many people liken it to tinnitus or toothache.
>> So:
>> 1. How do you get "Explorer" (not IE) to open with the "folder" pane
> active?
>> 2. How do you stop the irritating messages ("Your computer may be in 
>> danger!" [of being thrown out of the house] "Wireless network is 
>> connected.  Signal strength - very good" "Click on the balloon to make 
>> it go away") from appearing?
>> I'm sure there will be more but those irritations will do for now.
> The easiest solution for all of this is to download tweakui. 
> http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx

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