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Forum: General April 10th 18, 12:42 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 13
Views: 409
Posted By Lee
Where are the desktop icon settings stored in 98se?

On Monday, April 9, 2018 at 1:18:50 PM UTC-6, wrote:
Windows 98se

I have a lot of icons on my desktop. Every once and awhile they get all
jumbled up, and it takes...
Forum: General March 1st 18, 08:17 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By Lee
Desktop icons

NT4 came with layout.dll method which works a treat with 98 too.
http://stevehealy.org/techblog/?p=162

Note that .reg files included are for 9x and not NT5+. These reg files can be made to work on...
Forum: General February 11th 18, 01:47 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Lee
Cant switch default browser

On Friday, February 9, 2018 at 2:42:57 PM UTC-7, wrote:
On Tue, 30 Jan 2018 07:43:54 +0700, JJ wrote:

On Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:28:45 -0600,...
Forum: General December 17th 17, 01:45 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 37
Views: 1,104
Posted By Lee
New HDD, has corrupted Data - AGAIN

On Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 12:26:52 PM UTC-7, wrote:
Ok, As most of you know, I had a partition go bad on one of my drives
and I lost much of the data on it, because I did...
Forum: General November 16th 17, 02:55 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By Lee
floppy drives and cables

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:17:34 AM UTC-7, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In message , Paul
writes:
[]
The twisted part, consists...
Forum: General November 6th 17, 10:06 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Lee
Is there a way to turn a folder's filenames into a text file?

On Monday, November 6, 2017 at 12:56:04 AM UTC-7, R.Wieser wrote:


I think you ment %0 there ...

Ah snap. Now you caught me asleep at the wheel.


... But not always.
Forum: General November 6th 17, 01:00 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Lee
Is there a way to turn a folder's filenames into a text file?

Rudy,
On the same page now and that's the important part, thanks for the return message. I knew I had seen that before though and it was probably from within batch work coming from another batch...
Forum: General November 5th 17, 12:43 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Lee
Is there a way to turn a folder's filenames into a text file?

On Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 1:19:34 AM UTC-6, R.Wieser wrote:
John,

If you leave out the "C:\\", will it create ADIR.TXT in the directory
whose files it lists?

If it doesn't,...
Forum: General November 5th 17, 06:38 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Lee
Is there a way to turn a folder's filenames into a text file?

On Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7:47:03 PM UTC-6, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In message , Lee
writes:
[]
A...
Forum: General November 4th 17, 11:35 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By Lee
Is there a way to turn a folder's filenames into a text file?

On Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8:31:34 AM UTC-6, J. P. Gilliver (John) wrote:
In message ,
writes:
On Fri, 03 Nov 2017 23:05:00...
Forum: General October 24th 17, 01:30 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By Lee
Firefox version 2 and 3 goes into OFFLINE MODE

On Monday, October 23, 2017 at 1:48:54 PM UTC-6, wrote:
On Mon, 23 Oct 2017 03:12:04 +0100, "J. P. Gilliver (John)"
wrote:

In message...
Forum: General October 6th 17, 02:53 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Lee
Is there a Windows version of ddrescue?

It sounds like you aren't familiar with the long filename suite of executables that give plain old 8.3 dos mode the full power of long filenames for use in say copy and make directory...
Forum: General May 17th 17, 08:55 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By Lee
Can WannaCrypt infect a Windows 98 system

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:40:06 PM UTC-6, wrote:
I've only heard it can infect Windows XP and newer versions of Windows.
What about Win98, or Win95, WinME, or Windows...
Forum: General May 17th 17, 07:51 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By Lee
Win98 start-up logo screen wanted!

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 5:14:45 PM UTC-6, Harry Potter wrote:
You seem to misunderstand: I want to change the picture Windows displays during startup and shut down.
The special made logo is...
Forum: General April 9th 17, 12:21 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lee
How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ?

On Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 1:34:36 AM UTC-6, R.Wieser wrote:
Lee,

I do know that if you repeat the key ...

You know that I had to check that ? I either never knew or, more likely
...
Forum: General April 9th 17, 03:33 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lee
How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ?

On Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 8:56:46 AM UTC-6, R.Wieser wrote:
Lee,


I noticed that the autocomplete jumps to the first intry matching the
entered chars, regardless of if its a folder or...
Forum: General April 8th 17, 02:19 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lee
How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ?

On Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 2:42:04 AM UTC-6, R.Wieser wrote:
Lee,

So the search tool was open and you were typing in the file name
when it started misbehaving?

I'm sorry, I see...
Forum: General April 8th 17, 07:24 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lee
How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ?

On Friday, April 7, 2017 at 6:00:41 AM UTC-6, R.Wieser wrote:
Lee,


I was, in file explorer, trying to find a document by typing its name.
Suddenly it started to "act wierd", responding to...
Forum: General April 7th 17, 12:26 PM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lee
How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ?

On Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 1:54:18 AM UTC-6, R.Wieser wrote:
Lee,

But XP is not 98 and 98 may not have such oversight. And if it did, I
wouldn't know where to find it.

What is...
Forum: General April 6th 17, 04:05 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lee
How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ?

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 1:06:38 AM UTC-6, R.Wieser wrote:
Lee,

But you're focussing on something I did not ask for.


It does appear so, I'll admit to more than some confusion about...
Forum: General April 5th 17, 07:14 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lee
How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ?

Sorry, got busy.

On Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 2:22:50 AM UTC-6, R.Wieser wrote:
I seldom use ALT-ENTER. I however do use ALT-TAB to
switch between the (full-screen) DOS prompt and the GUI...
Forum: General April 1st 17, 12:27 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lee
How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ?

On Friday, March 31, 2017 at 4:49:04 AM UTC-6, R.Wieser wrote:
Lee,

You provide your own work around, pressing the Alt key.

Yeah, but not a *good* work-around I'm afraid. I switch...
Forum: General March 31st 17, 05:23 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lee
How to make a double-click only affect the clicked-on file ?

You provide your own work around, pressing the Alt key.
I found sendkeys via a vbs script to have many benefits with my 98 platform and it could be automatically sent by some clever piping means as...
Forum: General March 7th 17, 08:00 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 1
Views: 1,022
Posted By Lee
Need to remove a bad file association.

On Monday, March 6, 2017 at 10:26:28 PM UTC-7, wrote:
For some reason, VLC adopted the .BIN type file and associated itself
with that extension. Those BIN files are system...
Forum: General February 6th 17, 07:47 AM Posted to microsoft.public.win98.gen_discussion
Replies: 20
Views: 2,178
Posted By Lee
issues with replacement 40 GB hard drive in Win Me

On Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 8:57:25 AM UTC-7, William Bell wrote:
On 02/05/2017 12:18 AM, Lee wrote:
On Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 2:22:25 PM UTC-7, William Bell wrote:

I...
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