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New windows open behind active ones

by Gewalop / July 20, 2009 11:03 PM PDT

Hi
I have windows XP SP3
I've always been problems-free , until about 2 weeks ago when suddenly every time i try to open any thing (image, zip file, video) basically any file that sends makes windows sends the (%1) argument to the associated program (meaning when zip files makes windows calls for winrar, or videos makes it call for VLC) I get thoes programs windows behind the original window (the explorer one) It's just too annoying.
and it gets pretty bad when that happens with a "force always on top" window, I just can't reach for the window behind.

Please help me, I looked everywhere.

(this video might help)
http://www.hotlinkfiles.com/files/2685169_jlrae/vid.swf

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No answer, but about that link.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / July 21, 2009 6:16 AM PDT

I tried to load that link but my Firefox security options prevented me from doing so. I don't know why except hotlinkfiles.com has a bad reputation. That probably means we can never be sure what those files contain.

So, I have asked our Forum Admin to edit out the link. Other members here may not have the level of security I do, and so may click that link and get something they didn't bargain for.

Sorry.

Mark

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Thx
by Gewalop / July 21, 2009 8:48 AM PDT

Yeah, don't worry, the file is fine.
any way this is solved, so no one has to click anything.

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Re: New windows open behind active ones
by Tufenuf / July 21, 2009 8:31 AM PDT
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Thank you
by Gewalop / July 21, 2009 9:12 AM PDT

You're the same guy in that other forum, anyway you're the best, I had TeakUI installed, did what you said, worked like a charm. thx

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