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Small niggles ...


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Well I have finally done it - upgraded to Vista Home Premium from XP, hope I haven't shot myself in the foot :-)

I started yesterday at 2pm, by 0300 today I have more or less done - ran a driver update program and downloaded/installed sixteen latest drivers, spent hours tweaking this and that, tried out FSX Deluxe with grreat results, and lots more besides - Phew, that was a marathon! For familiarity purposes I have kept my XP 'look', all running well, but for two little niggles which I am hoping you can help me to solve.

1. When starting Firefox, I also have to click on a Java window in order to be able to continue. Anyway I can prevent this Java thingy?

2. When starting up and when closing down, a small square window appears with just one word in it "fAIL" (exactly as shown but without the quotes), the window has the usual red X close button and an OK button - nothing else. No indication of what, if anything, has failed. Closing the window does not cause anything to happen. Everything is still running as normal, with no actual problems! Anyway to get rid of this second little niggle?

Any help will be grreatly appreciated.

One other point - any comments re UAC - to keep, or to disabled??

Thanks for reading this far ...... TT

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Apologies - when I posted I hadn't realised that the thread went on to page 2. Was half asleep at the time.


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