16132Re: [NTB] Back to Keeping my OPEN Files After A Reboot...
- Jan 15, 2004Kevin:
> However, to clarify this time (~Big Smile~) I'm using Windows 98 SECharles' idea about memory being the problem is valid, but in Win9x my
> (happily, by the by) and have full control over all aspects of my
> computer... (And a fair handle on how to use it, I guess.)
experience was always that running out of resources became an issue long
before memory (RAM) caused problems.
Just to make sure either or both is not was causing your problems - can you
confirm that you have Resource Meter (from the Win98 distro) and/or one of
TClockEx, ProcessMonitor, TaskInfo2003 (all freeware or light nags - just
Google) running to show whether it is a shortage of Resources causing your
It would be worth retrying what ever causes your failure symptoms under a
*very* light load. ie - close all other apps and make sure nothing not
required is being invoked at startup and see if you get the same or
Addressing two of your specific problems:
> I'm going to have to figure some way to recall where things are. IAs a workaround until the main problem gets solved - could you build a
> have subfolder upon subfolder I work with and files from literally
> dozens, so I can't say how confusing and annoying it is not to be
> able to have the essential files open when I need 'em.
Favorites list that includes all the files you want to be able to access and
use QuickList to select from for the file/files you want to work on?
SysTray icon for Notetab: When I was using Win98 I always had problems
getting this feature to work consistently too - others have reported similar
problems. Usually clicking the option off/on (OK'ing between each in
Options) seems to help but long term I found it more useful to just leave
Notetab on the taskbar.
This also allows you (if you want to open a file from Windows Explorer) to
drag the file(s) on to the TaskBar-Notetab button - wait a second or two -
Notetab window gets restored - drop it/them into Notetab. Note: I didn't
discover this till after switching to Win2K so I'm not posiitive it will
work in Win9x
Long term: Get Win2K or WinXP - the time you save in not having to reboot
never mind the other advantages will be so gooood :-)
Regards ... Alec
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From: "KevinR" <kevinroyal01@...>
Sent: Thursday, January 15, 2004 13:22
Subject: [gla: [NTB] Back to Keeping my OPEN Files After A Reboot...
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