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Whtnxt

Combo Boxes issue on Windows 7

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Hi...recently I installed windows 7 Ultimate x86 version,

while working whenever a combo box appears in any application other than windows inbuilt, windows seven tends to close the box as soon as it is opened for selection.

Any help wud be appreciated......! :hello:

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Can you give examples of some of these programs? Or are these apps you have created?

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Thanks for the feed back.

Well this is persistent in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Whenever i tried to save a file and choose other file format to Save to from save as dialog box the file format combo box usually closes.

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Have you modified your Windows 7 at all, or also do you try open Photoshop as admin? This is strange because I run Photoshop CS4 (I have design suite cs4) at work with Windows 7 Professional x86 and have not encountered that problem. Also, is your account a limited-user or do you use the Administrator account?

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Installed certain themes those too downloaded from microsoft

I does'nt use built in Administrator account but my User account have full Administrative rights i.e. no limited user

currently applied these registry tweaks

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Cmdhere]

@="CMD &Prompt Here"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Cmdhere\command]

@="cmd.exe /k cd \"%1\""

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control]

"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="100"

;Change MenuShowDelay (Start Menu load speed)

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

"MenuShowDelay"="10"

;Remove "Shortcut" on shortcuts default hex:18,00,00,00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer]

"link"=hex:00,00,00,00

;Disable webservice for searching file-extensions

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system]

"NoInternetOpenWith"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer]

"NoInternetOpenWith"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

"AutoEndTasks"="1"

"HungAppTimeout"="100"

"WaitToKillAppTimeout"="100"

"MenuShowDelay"="10"

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse]

"MouseHoverTime"="10"

;Disable IPSEC Services

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\PolicyAgent"]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable Smart Card Helper

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SCardSvr]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable RpcSs ShellHWDetection

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\stisvc]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable automatic updates for Windows Media Player

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsMediaPlayer]

"DisableAutoUpdate"=dword:00000001

;Disable windows media player services

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Mcx2Svc]

"Start"=dword:00000004

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ehRecvr]

"Start"=dword:00000004

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ehSched]

"Start"=dword:00000004

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ehstart]

"Start"=dword:00000004

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WMPNetworkSvc]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable windows error reporting service

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WerSvc]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable Security Center

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\wscsvc]

"Start"=dword:00000004

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\wuauserv]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable Remote Registry Service

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\RemoteRegistry]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable secondary logon

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\seclogon]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable protected storage

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ProtectedStorage]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable Windows Search

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\WSearch]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable Windows Time

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\W32Time]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable Computer Browser

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Browser]

"Start"=dword:00000004

;Disable Tracking of Broken Shortcut Links

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]

"NoResolveTrack"=dword:00000001

;Disables Preview of Movie file formats (allowing you to move/rename/delete without errors)

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.avi\ShellEx]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpg\ShellEx]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpe\ShellEx]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpeg\ShellEx]

;Remove new BMP file

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.bmp\ShellNew]

;Disable the NTFS Last Access Time Stamp

;(speeds up viewing folders in ntfs)

;(00000000 = disabled, 00000001 = enabled)

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem]

"NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate"=dword:00000000

;Disable kernel paging

;Optimize Core System Performance

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management]

"DisablePagingExecutive"=dword:00000001

;Stops the 'Welcome Center' loading (for current user) when Windows starts

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]

"WindowsWelcomeCenter"=-

;Show Run

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]

"Start_ShowRun"=dword:00000001

;Remove warning about showing hidden system folders

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\SuperHidden]

"WarningIfNotDefault"=-

;Add register / unregister to the context menu for .ocx files

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ocx]

@="ocxfile"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ocxfile]

@="OCX"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ocxfile\Shell\Register\command]

@="regsvr32.exe \"%1\""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ocxfile\Shell\UnRegister\command]

@="regsvr32.exe /u \"%1\""

;Add register / unregister to the context menu for .dll files

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.dll]

"Content Type"="application/x-msdownload"

@="dllfile"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dllfile]

@="Application Extension"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dllfile\Shell\Register\command]

@="regsvr32.exe \"%1\""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\dllfile\Shell\UnRegister\command]

@="regsvr32.exe /u \"%1\""

;OEM Keys

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\OEMInformation]

"Model"="MYPC"

"Manufacturer"="ME"

"Logo"="\\Windows\\System32\\oobe\\info\\Badge.bmp"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Authentication\LogonUI\Background]

"OEMBackground"=dword:00000001

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