[bct] Re: a good registry cleaner.

  • From: "Maria R." <malyn87@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 17:20:05 -0500

Megan, thanks so much for your reply.  I'll try it ASAP.

Maria R.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Megan Kelly" <mek55@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, March 18, 2006 12:54 AM
Subject: [bct] Re: a good registry cleaner.


> Hi Maria,
> I'm not sure if this will help, (and you  may have done this already),
but
> you could set up short cut keys to your programs.
> To do this, go to properties (alt plus enter), and tab until you here
> "shortcut key.. " Then, you can type in whatever key combination you want
> to be associated with the  program.
> HTH,
> Megan
>        At 11:53 PM 3/17/2006, you wrote:
> >Hi Neal,
> >
> >I'm not as techy savi as many of you guys, but I was thinking...  You
know
> >how you can install jaws to come up speaking when you turn on the
computer,
> >or not allow it to come on until you press Ctrl-alt-J to start it up?
Well,
> >why can't all programs come like that?  If you need to use them, then
you
> >could press a key combination to start them up.  That would work for me.
> >
> >Maria R.
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Neal Ewers" <neal.ewers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 12:07 PM
> >Subject: [bct] Re: a good registry cleaner.
> >
> >
> > > Haven't we all wondered what the hard drive is doing when, in the
middle
> > > of just doing nothing, it just starts taking off on it's own for
several
> > > minutes.  And there are all those programs which we down load which
are
> > > egotistical enough to believe that they absolutely have to run at
start
> > > up.  I mean, if I download Real Player, do I necessarily want it to
take
> > > several seconds to load when I reboot my computer every day, or would
I
> > > really mind it taking that several seconds longer to load the two
times
> > > I used it this year?  I think I'll invent a computer broom and just
have
> > > it sweep away all that unnecessary stuff.  But then, one would have to
> > > program it to know what we want to have running, and of course, it
would
> > > have to run each time we started the computer.  So, we are back to
> > > square one, and the hard drive is still running.
> > >
> > > Neal
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > [mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Lois Goodine
> > > Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 10:28 AM
> > > To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [bct] Re: a good registry cleaner.
> > >
> > >
> > > Dan.
> > > Yes, there are many items in the MS-config list that are
unidentifiable.
> > > Someone once sent me a list of things that are apt to turn up there,
and
> > > their description.  But I never found anything in it that had useful
> > > information for me.  I'm wondering if there is someplace online that
can
> > > give us such info.  I know once I inadvertently unchecked something
that
> > > my Open Book program needed. There was nothing listed with the item to
> > > warn me of the item's purpose.  So when OpenBook didn't cooperate the
> > > next time I opened it I got on the phone to Freedomscientific.  The
tech
> > > guy went into a tale spin trying to figure out what might be wrong.
> > > Then I remembered I had done some unchecking in the ms-config list.
> > > Fortunately I had written down what was done.  I read this to the tech
> > > man and he had a fit, telling me to stay out of there!  I laughed and
> > > told him we had both learned something.  And why didn't FS tell us
> > > somewhere in the unhelpful help files, that this item was vital to the
> > > running of the program? So I don't uncheck anything I can't identify.
> > > But at least I can uncheck the identifiable things that don't need to
> > > run at boot up.  I'm hoping Debee's coming podcast may give some clues
> > > about some of the obscure things.  I know I have something that's
called
> > > something like "Statistical analysis" that pops up and runs something
> > > seemingly whenever it has a mind to do so.  Since I have no troubles
on
> > > the system that I know about, I wish this would just go away until I
may
> > > want it.  There has to be somewhere to shut it off.  Such is life with
> > > computers. Lois
> > >
> > >
> > >
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> > >
> > >
> > >
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