[softwarelist] Re: Ov Pro windows

  • From: Dave Symes <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: davidpilling@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2011 18:06:47 +0000 (GMT)

In article <VSQFd2H2lrTNFwFC@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
   David Pilling <flist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,

> In message <51a1573ecfdave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Dave Symes 
> <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes
> >> macrospath="<HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVers
> >> ion\\Explorer\\Shell
> >> Folders\\AppData>\\DavidPilling\\OvationPro\\AutoRun\\!Macros.csc";
> >This does not exist.

> What we're looking for is

> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Explorer
> \\Shell Folders\\AppData

> without the double \\'s

> and

> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\DavidPilling\\OvationPro\\

> This latter one does exist, because you sent me a copy of the registry 
> values.

> I think, it's back to the scorched earth policy. We discussed above 
> clearing out App Data, but I forgot to say also get rid of the main 
> program stuff i.e.

> C:\Program Files\DavidPilling\OvationPro

> I don't really like all this uninstall, install, etc. presumably getting 
> into a mess, with no idea what's gone on, what's on disc or in the 
> registry.

> You mentioned "minor apps" as being the event that took place between it 
> working and not working. Are those Windows apps, or OP applets.

> One problem is that if OP was working, you did nothing to OP, but 
> changed the environment outside OP, and it then stopped working, it is 
> unlikely that OP will start to work again, no matter how many times you 
> install it.

> System restore doesn't always put everything back exactly where it was.

> We've made a lot of progress in the last day. It is difficult though, I 
> have very little information here about your system. There can be things 
> like virus checkers that are unpacking .exe files and not putting them 
> back correctly - who knows.

> There's the worry that if this 'multiuser' variable we're talking about 
> is being messed up, even if I sort that out, how do I know that other 
> variables in the program are not being changed.

Sorry David, I've had folks visiting, so have been away from the machines
for a while... Your above posting must have passed my upline to you about
the resolution of the problem. (15:06)

Do you have anything to add?



Dave Triffid
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