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Vista - Tips, Tricks & Tweaks

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_g3o_    0

i tried the commands to make my system reading the 4gbs ram that i have and it still 3.252 gb of ram :( what i have to do?

here are some specs of my computer

http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=357649

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Minifig    40

Man, such a great list.

I just tweaked up my side bar to be minimalistic, configured my Recycle Bin to be nameless, added the run command to my start bar, and tweaked the size of my start bar icons.

Fantastic list.

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Fiazi    0

Respected Herby;

I'm a great fan of yours . I would be honoured if you please take your precious time & make all your Vista clocks in this program, which I'm using in my Windows Xp .

http://www.clocx.net/

Looking forward to hear from your side at your first earliest...

Fiazi

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Fiazi    0
Respected Herby;

I'm a great fan of yours . I would be honoured if you please take your precious time & make all your Vista clocks in this program, which I'm using in my Windows Xp .

http://www.clocx.net/

Looking forward to hear from your side at your first earliest...

Fiazi

Helloo Herby;

Still looking for your response.

Could you plz add your Vista clocks in Thoosje Vista Sidebar V2.3 is The sidebar of Vista for Windows XP.

http://www.thoosje.com/

Thanks in advance...

Fiazi

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Fiazi    0

Hi Herby;

I need your vista clocks png's (logos) only , I will make it in XP .

Please attach or give me link from where I can download .

Hope you won't disappoint me this time...

>Fiazi

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Herby    3
Hi Herby;

I need your vista clocks png's (logos) only , I will make it in XP .

Please attach or give me link from where I can download .

Hope you won't disappoint me this time...

>Fiazi

Sorry,.. I'm a little busy atm...

1) Download the Gadget

2) Unhide extensions for known file types (Folder Options)

3) Rename VistaOrbClock.Gadget to VistaOrbClock.zip and extract it

4) You can find the png's in the images directory :)

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Fiazi    0

Respected Herby;

I'm really honoured .

Could you please give a brief on how do you highlight black shade in your 'Globe' png, using Adobe Fotoshop .

A step by step tips would really help me indeed .

Bundle of thanks in advance..

>Fiazi

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Fiazi    0

@Herby;

Bundle of thanks .

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Wolf Devastator    0

Followed instructions (moved Blank.ico to Windows folder, ran RemoveArrow.reg, and restarted 2-3 times), but now it's worse than the little shortcut icon. I used your restoring reg to bring the old shortcut icon back, but I'd still like to have it gone forever, any thoughts?

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gojoKai    0

Remove the arrow (Shortcut Overlay) without side effects (32 & 64-bit)

Most Tweak programs remove the arrows by renaming or removing the IsShortCut String Values from the registry. Windows uses this value to track links, if you remove or rename the IsShortCut value lots of programs and features that use links won't work correctly -> in Vista the shortcuts in Favorite Links, Media Center and in the Games Explorer disappear or won't work anymore.

The files in the zip file below remove the arrows the same way as TweakUI does in previous Windows versions; it refers the icon to another icon. If you refer it to a completely blank icon, the overlays turn black when you restart Explorer or Log Off and Log On again. Solution: I've created a blank icon with some transparent pixels and with the same sizes as the default arrow -> no more arrows & no black overlays. :)

Install: If you used a program or a reg file that removed the IsShortCut values; merge RestoreArrow.reg to restore them. Copy Blank.ico to the Windows directory from Vista, so if you installed Vista on the D drive, copy it to D:\Windows\. Merge RemoveArrow.reg and Log Off or Restart your Computer.

Windows Vista 64-bit users: Merge RemoveArrow_[C].reg if you installed Vista on your C drive, Merge RemoveArrow_[D].reg if you installed Vista on your D drive. If you installed Vista on another drive, just edit one of the RemoveArrow_[X].reg files so that it points to the Windows directory of Vista.

Uninstall: Merge RestoreArrow.reg and remove Blank.ico from your Windows directory.

Log Off or Restart your computer.

> RemoveArrow.zip ( 2,87 KB )

Herby -

I am struggling with a 64 Bit Vista Ultimate, I have got the service pack 1 installed I believe.. who knows as microsoft seems to update every few hours.

anyway I am trying to remove these shortcut overlays from my icon. I have moved the blank.ico into my windows directory... do I just put it in there, or is there a subfolder/sub directory I need to put it in.. like icons or reg or something? I have just put it in the windows folder itself.

and I have merged the removeshortcut[c] into the same c:/windows/ folder.

When I turned off the computer and turned it back on the shortcut icon has been replaced with an even bigger icon depicting a piece of paper with an open window on it.

I could post you a screen shot to an email address or something? its the simplist of things, but I really want just plain icons, no shortcut overlays.. is it too much to ask of microsoft to have this feature added in to our personalisation section or something!!!

come on developers..

anyway, any help would be appreciated, am running a brand new pc, amd phenom II x4, the hd4870 raedon, 4g ram and Vista Ultimate 64bit with Service Pack 1.. and various other updates to March 2009..

maybe the service pack or updates have changed something and your method no longer works?

or have i put the blank.ico in the wrong place? the actual removeicon merge seemed to do something.. it got rid of the shortcut arrow anyway.. but replaced it with a bigger image..

Followed instructions (moved Blank.ico to Windows folder, ran RemoveArrow.reg, and restarted 2-3 times), but now it's worse than the little shortcut icon. I used your restoring reg to bring the old shortcut icon back, but I'd still like to have it gone forever, any thoughts?

Herby or anyone, I have the same problem here. I want to get rid of the shortcut overlay but when I used the method on this post it did the same as these screenshots.

I am running Vista Ultimate 64bit, have service pack 1 I believe, and various other updates..

any ideas on a fix or solution? I too long for a desktop free from shortcut overlays! why is this so hard!!!

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Wolf Devastator    0

I sent him an e-mail, hope he checks soon. He hasn't used his account here in a long time...

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mitchrobins    0

Thanks for the tips...Really useful especially to newbies like me to these stuffs!

Regards,

mitch

Pr?t travaux

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