Er, ... Go to http://jimbow.com/ and download All about replacing Notepad and see if it will help you. Depending on how your system is set up and how manyMessage 1 of 5 , Jun 10, 2004View SourceEr,
At 03:15 PM 6/10/2004, you wrote:
>Hi.Go to http://jimbow.com/ and download "All about replacing Notepad" and see if it will help you.
>I'm trying to make notetab to replace MS Notepad, but it's simply not
Depending on how your system is set up and how many copies of Notepad are on your drive, it can sometimes be frustrating.
The WFP error screen doesn't always show up when you make the changes.
I suspect that once you figure out what is involved you will be able to fix it manually in a matter of minutes.
Perfect! Thanks a lot! Best regards. ... not ... the ... expected ... folder ... hidden/system ... the ... theMessage 1 of 5 , Jun 11, 2004View SourcePerfect!
Thanks a lot!
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> On 10/6/2004 19:15, dawolfbr invited the wrath of the gods bysaying:
> >I'm trying to make notetab to replace MS Notepad, but it's simply
> >1) I click Help -> Replace MS Notepad
> >2) I get a dialog box asking for confirmation. I click "Yes"
> >3) I get a dialog box stating that this feature may fail due to
> >Windows File Protection (WFP) and that Windows may ask to restore
> >original MS Notepad...following:
> >The thing is I don't get this message from windows and the
> >replacement simply doesn't work.
> >I'm the only user of my machine and I am Administrator, so what's
> >goin on?
> OK. What's happening is that Windows *is* silently restoring the
> original MS Notepad.
> In order to successfully replace MS Notepad, you have to do the
> 1. If your Notetab "thinks" you have replaced MS Notepad, execute
> "Restore MS Notepad." This will reset the system to the initial
> 2. Search for "Notepad.*" in all subfolders under the Windows
> (usually C:\WINNT). You may have to turn on the display ofhidden/system
> files to find all instances.the
> 3. Either rename or delete the "Notepad.exe" file you will find in
> "dllcache" folder.the
> 4. Open Notetab and execut the "Replace MS Notepad" command.
> 5. Windows will complain that the file has been changed and ask for
> original Windows CD. Click "Cancel" (or whatever is the option it
> displays at this time). It will complain some more, but that's OK.
> 6. Done!
> Marcelo de Castro Bastos
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On Thu, 10 Jun 2004 17:25:53 -0700 ... The WMP box never came up, but after I downloaded and went through the procedure per your instructions on XP, somehow itMessage 1 of 5 , Jun 12, 2004View SourceOn Thu, 10 Jun 2004 17:25:53 -0700
Jim Hall <jehall@...> wrote:
>The WMP box never came up, but after I downloaded and went through the procedure per your instructions on XP, somehow it worked and I'm getting NoteTab instead of NotePad.
> Go to http://jimbow.com/ and download "All about replacing Notepad" and see if it will help you.