JacobKlein

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  1. LOL. Brainiac, if you just used native login to desktop and hot corner removal... then why would it be called StartIsBack? That just made my day.
  2. Fixed that for you: It works for me. Just to be clear: "Pin to Start" = Metro Pin to the Modern UI Start Screen (aka "Apps" Start Screen), and "Pin to Start menu" = Windows 7 menu. Pin to the Desktop Start Menu
  3. Here are a few more minor issues I have found, even with the Beta 0 Refresh: - Clicking Defaults resets the "Shutdown action" to the last-saved-setting, instead of using a default setting. - If I change the "Number of recent programs to display" value to a value that would result in a taller or shorter start menu, then when I click the Start button, it only shows the number that would fit within the existing height. I have to click the Start button a second time to get it to use the correct height, and display the new number of recent programs. - With the "Enable top (grabbing) hot corner" checkbox unchecked: ----- If I hover the mouse cursor along the top edge left and right, the desktop icons flicker. ----- Also, I cannot draw a selection rectangle (to select a group of icons) starting from that top edge Keep up the great work!
  4. Here are my testing results (I ran through all the options and tested as thoroughly as I could, on fully-patched Windows 8 x64, using x64 registry key): - The "Shutdown Action" should be preloaded with a value - If "Shutdown Action" cannot be preloaded, then the value should be validated, and a friendly warning should be used instead of "List index out of bounds" - Clicking "Defaults" should also reset "Shutdown Action" and "Number of recent programs to display" options to their default values. - The "Number of recent programs to display" appears to have an off-by-1 bug (I choose 8, it lists 7) - If I go through the options and turn everything off, yet I still see "Pictures" and "Music". Those 2 should have options, identical to "Documents" and "Videos". - Right clicking a program shortcut does not immediately show "Pin to Start menu". I have to shift-right-click. Can you make it work on just Right click only? - The Windows Logo no-longer represents Windows 8, and should either be a Windows 8 Logo or customizable. - I originally had a problem on installation, because I ran the registry key, but had saved files to "C:\Program Files\StartIsBack". Upon restart, Windows 8 only half-loaded. I found the problem, and relocated the files, but this begs 2 questions: - Can the user select their own install location? - What should happen if, on Windows load, the StartIsBack files cannot be located? I haven't tested the shutdown options, nor the Modern UI Apps... but you've done a great job so far. You should work to explain the "special magic", so we know what's going on behind the scenes. The paranoia in people need to know how your program works, because right now it feels like we're running rogue code. As far as your ambitious goal of "It's Apps Screen and shows only Metro programs (not implemented in beta 0)"... I don't recommend going that route. For user flexibility (I may WANT a mix on my Apps screen!), I'd just leave the Apps screen alone. Kind Regards, Jacob Klein
  5. XPero: Would it be possible to please save the window-size to the registry or somewhere, so Vize will remember it the next time it's started? Also, how about saving the column sizing of all the columns in all the tables? (Useful for those who use different font sizes) While I'm at it, could you fix the link on http://www.vizeos.net/?page=support to be www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showforum=112 instead of www.msfn.org/board/index.php?showforum=154
  6. I concur -- v0.6 Beta does not have this error for me -- thanks.
  7. (((Note: This appears to be fixed with v0.6 Beta.))) Windows Vista Ultimate x86 ....... Vize v0.5 Beta....... Vize -> Patch System Files -> All (from ComboBox) -> Patch -> "Access to the path is denied." Note: This error also occurs if I just select the first .dll file in the list, "apds.dll"....... --------------------------------------------------------------------------- See the end of this message for details on invoking just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box. ************** Exception Text ************** System.UnauthorizedAccessException: Access to the path is denied. at System.IO.__Error.WinIOError(Int32 errorCode, String maybeFullPath) at System.IO.__Error.WinIOError() at System.IO.File.Move(String sourceFileName, String destFileName) at Vize.MainApp.patcherWorker_DoWork(Object sender, DoWorkEventArgs e) at System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.OnDoWork(DoWorkEventArgs e) at System.ComponentModel.BackgroundWorker.WorkerThreadStart(Object argument) ************** Loaded Assemblies ************** mscorlib Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0 Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.312 (rtmLHS.050727-3100) CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/Microsoft.NET/Framework/v2.0.50727/mscorlib.dll ---------------------------------------- Vize Assembly Version: 0.2.0.0 Win32 Version: 0.2.0.0 CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files/XPero/Vize/Vize.exe ---------------------------------------- System.Windows.Forms Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0 Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.312 (rtmLHS.050727-3100) CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Windows.Forms/2.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Windows.Forms.dll ---------------------------------------- System Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0 Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.312 (rtmLHS.050727-3100) CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System/2.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.dll ---------------------------------------- System.Drawing Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0 Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.312 (rtmLHS.050727-3100) CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Drawing/2.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Drawing.dll ---------------------------------------- VistaControls Assembly Version: 1.0.0.0 Win32 Version: 1.0.0.0 CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files/XPero/Vize/VistaControls.DLL ---------------------------------------- System.Configuration Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0 Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.312 (rtmLHS.050727-3100) CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Configuration/2.0.0.0__b03f5f7f11d50a3a/System.Configuration.dll ---------------------------------------- System.Xml Assembly Version: 2.0.0.0 Win32 Version: 2.0.50727.312 (rtmLHS.050727-3100) CodeBase: file:///C:/Windows/assembly/GAC_MSIL/System.Xml/2.0.0.0__b77a5c561934e089/System.Xml.dll ---------------------------------------- PatcherHelper Assembly Version: 1.0.0.0 Win32 Version: 1.0.0.0 CodeBase: file:///C:/Program%20Files/XPero/Vize/PatcherHelper.DLL ---------------------------------------- ************** JIT Debugging ************** To enable just-in-time (JIT) debugging, the .config file for this application or computer (machine.config) must have the jitDebugging value set in the system.windows.forms section. The application must also be compiled with debugging enabled. For example: <configuration> <system.windows.forms jitDebugging="true" /> </configuration> When JIT debugging is enabled, any unhandled exception will be sent to the JIT debugger registered on the computer rather than be handled by this dialog box.