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Old 18-02-2008
Judyabr in Georgia
 
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Task bar with autohide covers system tray popup messages

I use auto hide for my task bar (one line high) at the bottom of the screen.
When I raise the task bar and then mouse-over icons in the system tray,
their ballow message is hidden behind the task bar/tray. Is there any way to
make Windows realize the ballons have to be higher?

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Old 18-02-2008
MAP
 
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RE: Task bar with autohide covers system tray popup messages

This is an ongoing problem with XP as far as I know their is no fix
except for a reboot.
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Mike Pawlak


"Judyabr in Georgia" wrote:

> I use auto hide for my task bar (one line high) at the bottom of the screen.
> When I raise the task bar and then mouse-over icons in the system tray,
> their ballow message is hidden behind the task bar/tray. Is there any way to
> make Windows realize the ballons have to be higher?

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Old 18-02-2008
Mark L. Ferguson
 
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Re: Task bar with autohide covers system tray popup messages

<quote from earlier thread by 'Computer Guru'>
NeoSmart Technologies has created a (free) fix for the infamous bug,
present in all versions of Windows from XP downward, where tooltips
appear below/behind the taskbar making it impossible to read what they
say and requiring you to reboot or log off to reset them to their
default behavior.

ToolTipFixer is a free patch that addresses this issue, ensuring that
tooltips that show up when you hover over an icon in the tray appear
_above_ the taskbar, putting an end to this pesky bug.

ToolTipFixer is 100% free (and no spyware/malware/etc. either).

This is a documented bug in Windows, here's the link to the
Knowledgebase article on the topic (marked as no solutions available):
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912650

---Links---
Download: http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=10
Documentation: http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/TTF/

Hope you find this to be useful!

-CG
NeoSmart Technologies
<end quote>
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"Judyabr in Georgia" <Judyabr in Georgia@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
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>I use auto hide for my task bar (one line high) at the bottom of the
>screen.
> When I raise the task bar and then mouse-over icons in the system tray,
> their ballow message is hidden behind the task bar/tray. Is there any way
> to
> make Windows realize the ballons have to be higher?


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Old 18-02-2008
Mark L. Ferguson
 
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Re: Task bar with autohide covers system tray popup messages

NeoSmart Technologies has created a (free) fix for the infamous bug,
present in all versions of Windows from XP downward, where tooltips
appear below/behind the taskbar making it impossible to read what they
say and requiring you to reboot or log off to reset them to their
default behavior.

ToolTipFixer is a free patch that addresses this issue, ensuring that
tooltips that show up when you hover over an icon in the tray appear
_above_ the taskbar, putting an end to this pesky bug.

ToolTipFixer is 100% free (and no spyware/malware/etc. either).

This is a documented bug in Windows, here's the link to the
Knowledgebase article on the topic (marked as no solutions available):
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912650

---Links---
Download: http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=10
Documentation: http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/TTF/

Hope you find this to be useful!

-CG
NeoSmart Technologies

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"Judyabr in Georgia" <Judyabr in Georgia@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message news:4CC4F6EE-03D4-4B1E-8C63-24DB283731B4@microsoft.com...
>I use auto hide for my task bar (one line high) at the bottom of the
>screen.
> When I raise the task bar and then mouse-over icons in the system tray,
> their ballow message is hidden behind the task bar/tray. Is there any way
> to
> make Windows realize the ballons have to be higher?


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Old 19-02-2008
MAP
 
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Re: Task bar with autohide covers system tray popup messages

Hi Mark.
Thanks for that link, ? have you tried this patch for yourself?
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Mike Pawlak


"Mark L. Ferguson" wrote:

> NeoSmart Technologies has created a (free) fix for the infamous bug,
> present in all versions of Windows from XP downward, where tooltips
> appear below/behind the taskbar making it impossible to read what they
> say and requiring you to reboot or log off to reset them to their
> default behavior.
>
> ToolTipFixer is a free patch that addresses this issue, ensuring that
> tooltips that show up when you hover over an icon in the tray appear
> _above_ the taskbar, putting an end to this pesky bug.
>
> ToolTipFixer is 100% free (and no spyware/malware/etc. either).
>
> This is a documented bug in Windows, here's the link to the
> Knowledgebase article on the topic (marked as no solutions available):
> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912650
>
> ---Links---
> Download: http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=10
> Documentation: http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/TTF/
>
> Hope you find this to be useful!
>
> -CG
> NeoSmart Technologies
>
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> Mark L. Ferguson
>
> .
> "Judyabr in Georgia" <Judyabr in Georgia@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> message news:4CC4F6EE-03D4-4B1E-8C63-24DB283731B4@microsoft.com...
> >I use auto hide for my task bar (one line high) at the bottom of the
> >screen.
> > When I raise the task bar and then mouse-over icons in the system tray,
> > their ballow message is hidden behind the task bar/tray. Is there any way
> > to
> > make Windows realize the ballons have to be higher?

>

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Old 03-07-2008
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Not working

I have tried to install the Tooltipfixer but it comes up with "The application failed to initialise" during install. It completes though and says it is installed but it doesn`t work. Pity.
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Old 15-08-2008
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Neosmart fix works great :)

Just installed the Neosmart fix in WinXP 2002 SP3 and it works great .... Thx a lot :).

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mark L. Ferguson View Post
<quote from earlier thread by 'Computer Guru'>
NeoSmart Technologies has created a (free) fix for the infamous bug,
present in all versions of Windows from XP downward, where tooltips
appear below/behind the taskbar making it impossible to read what they
say and requiring you to reboot or log off to reset them to their
default behavior.

ToolTipFixer is a free patch that addresses this issue, ensuring that
tooltips that show up when you hover over an icon in the tray appear
_above_ the taskbar, putting an end to this pesky bug.

ToolTipFixer is 100% free (and no spyware/malware/etc. either).

This is a documented bug in Windows, here's the link to the
Knowledgebase article on the topic (marked as no solutions available):
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/912650

---Links---
Download: http://neosmart.net/dl.php?id=10
Documentation: http://neosmart.net/wiki/display/TTF/

Hope you find this to be useful!

-CG
NeoSmart Technologies
<end quote>
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"Judyabr in Georgia" <Judyabr in Georgia@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message news:4CC4F6EE-03D4-4B1E-8C63-24DB283731B4@microsoft.com...
>I use auto hide for my task bar (one line high) at the bottom of the
>screen.
> When I raise the task bar and then mouse-over icons in the system tray,
> their ballow message is hidden behind the task bar/tray. Is there any way
> to
> make Windows realize the ballons have to be higher?
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Old 15-08-2008
smlunatick
 
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Re: Task bar with autohide covers system tray popup messages

On Jul 3, 9:00?am, brander <brander.3by...@DoNotSpam.com> wrote:
> I have tried to install the Tooltipfixer but it comes up with "The
> application failed to initialise" during install. It completes though
> and says it is installed but it doesn`t work. Pity.
>
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I'm using it on a few of my PCs. This is not a standard application
but a Windows "service."
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