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Author Topic: Browser Tray Switch & windows 7  (Read 6669 times)

VsUK

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Browser Tray Switch & windows 7
« on: October 26, 2009, 10:49:27 AM »
Mouser your the man, so far on xp its been working fantastic & really made things easier for myself  :up:

However, i got windows 7 & just re organizing my hard drives & info before i install sometime soon & i was wondering if it will work on windows 7?

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Re: Browser Tray Switch & windows 7
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2009, 01:43:58 PM »
I'd like to hear the answer to this too!
Mouser if you can test it good, otherwise let us know so I build a test box for that.

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Re: Browser Tray Switch & windows 7
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2009, 02:05:18 PM »
Seems to work perfectly on my windows 7 rc virtual machine.

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Re: Browser Tray Switch & windows 7 - Completely out of kilter
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2009, 07:15:28 AM »
I just tried v2.05.01 under of BrowserTraySwitch under Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (RTM), and it failed miserably!

First ominous sign was that no icon appeared on the desktop at the end of installation.

Then when I left-double-clicked on the tray icon it didn't launch the default browser, but instead opened its BrowserFiles sub-folder.

And when I left-clicked on the system tray icon it opened the same folder (BrowserFiles), and only when I closed this window did the tray icon  context menu appear -- but it was situated on the Windows Desktop near to where that window closed rather then next to the tray icon.

Pity, it would be rather useful.
Cheers, Tony Austin.

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Re: Browser Tray Switch & windows 7
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2009, 12:07:29 PM »
Maybe something to do with UAC?  :tellme:

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Re: Browser Tray Switch & windows 7
« Reply #5 on: November 23, 2009, 06:20:46 PM »
I was thinking the same. From my readings if the UAC is to high it will stop any software from changing settings that dosnt follow the usual path IE in browser default switching.

But who on earth gets Ultimate anyways? I went for Win7 Home Premium myself, considered pro but of the software i have dosnt work i wasnt going to bother with the Virtual XP thingymebob :D Rgardless to what MS says it will do, the desktop shortcuts refuse to work for the aps unless you have the window open & active which is just to time consuming. So, ive decided to opt for Duel Boot for both XP & Win7 so i get best of both worlds :D

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Re: Browser Tray Switch & windows 7
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2009, 07:14:19 PM »
Well you don't really have to use XP mode, here is a great alternative:
VMLite XP Mode which runs any version of Windows whether you PC supports VM technology or not:
http://www.vmlite.co...ducts/vmlite-xp-mode