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wahisfun
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Error message when closing

Post by wahisfun » Fri Jan 25, 2008 12:35 am

I am a new user of PopTray and think it is great. However, at times when I make changes or close the program, I get an error message that says PopTray cannot write to pop.ini. I installed the program using the administrator account in Windows XP Pro. I use the program as a limited account user. I don't seem to get the error while in the Administrator account. Is this just something I don't have set up correctly or what? Any help?

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KY Dave
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Post by KY Dave » Fri Jan 25, 2008 3:05 pm

Login as ADMIN and change the SHORTCUT's PROPERTIES to one of the following lines...
"C:\Program Files\PopTray\PopTray.exe" "%USERPROFILE%"

or

"C:\Program Files\PopTray\PopTray.exe" "%HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%"
This will cause PopTray to write it's PopTray.ini file in the USERS Home Directory.

It is explained more by clicking in PopTray, ABOUT, HELP, FAQ.
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Zythan
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Re: Error message when closing

Post by Zythan » Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:01 am

Hello,

This does work for the Poptray.ini, Rules.ini and *.ptdat (W/B lists) files but not for the Preview.Customize.

So do not try to customise the preview window in a non admin account.

HTH

Zythan

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