winxp missing tooltips for title bar buttons

  terryf 14:44 14 May 2006

I have noticed that the floating tool tip describing the three buttons at the right hand side of any title bar does not appear, any suggestions please, winxp pro sp2. I know that they should appear, having seen them on other pcs

  terryf 14:56 14 May 2006

Ps I have been to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
and checked that ShowInfoTip has a value of 1

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:43 14 May 2006

some interesting reading on the problem at click here

  skidzy 17:45 14 May 2006

Hi Terry F

Maybe trying this will help click here you will need the registry optimiser version (trial)
Its the trial version and will only correct 10 errors at any one time,but you can rescan and repair unlimited times.

Even if this does not correct your problem,its very handy for a system clean up,and repairs etc...

Good luck

  terryf 23:14 14 May 2006

Fruit Bat
I tried the reg edit in the thread you suggested but it didn't fixit.
thanks for the suggestion I have the full version but I don't like reg optimisers, I tried one a while ago and it made a right mess of my registry, I think that although I could run it, I wouldn't be sure that I had picked the right correction suggested and as I said, the last time was a disaster. It may work for others but not for me.

  skidzy 23:23 14 May 2006

Sorry to hear that Terry,ive used it for 2 years now with no problems.never mind worth a try though.

  terryf 00:30 15 May 2006

After setting restore point, I tried winaso but it didn't fixit

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