MS Virtual Desktop Manager



Old Codger \(TX\)
07-10-2005, 01:08 AM
Since I installed MSVDM (Virtual Desktop Manager) on our WinXP computers, we
now have problems.

1) In Windows Explorer in Folder view, when I click on a folder in the right
window, a window with a command prompt appears
(c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe).

2) When an icon on the Taskbar is clicked, a window with a command prompt
appears.

3) When we click on desktop shortcuts that did bring up My Documents on the
other networked computers in Windows Explorer, a window with a command
prompt appears.

How do we get the icons to respond properly on the desktop and in Windows
Explorer?

Thanks in advanced for helpful suggestions.

Old Codger
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"We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong.
The amount of work is the same."
-- Carlos Castaneda
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Ramesh, MS-MVP
07-10-2005, 01:09 AM
Hi Old Codger,

See if this command fixes the problem:

regsvr32 /i shell32.dll

More Information:

This problem occurs when you alter the "Drive" / "File Folders" entries via
File Types dialog, to add a "Command Prompt here" or "Print Directory"
feature for folders. (example)

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=321379
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=321186

Thanks to David Candy for the Regsvr32 tip.

--
Ramesh, Microsoft MVP
Windows XP Shell/User
http://windowsxp.mvps.org


"Old Codger (TX)" <old.codger@overthehill.com> wrote in message
news:ua$GrbkXFHA.3176@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> Since I installed MSVDM (Virtual Desktop Manager) on our WinXP computers,
> we
> now have problems.
>
> 1) In Windows Explorer in Folder view, when I click on a folder in the
> right
> window, a window with a command prompt appears
> (c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe).
>
> 2) When an icon on the Taskbar is clicked, a window with a command prompt
> appears.
>
> 3) When we click on desktop shortcuts that did bring up My Documents on
> the
> other networked computers in Windows Explorer, a window with a command
> prompt appears.
>
> How do we get the icons to respond properly on the desktop and in Windows
> Explorer?
>
> Thanks in advanced for helpful suggestions.
>
> Old Codger
> = = =
> "We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong.
> The amount of work is the same."
> -- Carlos Castaneda
> = = =
>
>


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