From: smlunatick on 16 Sep 2009 11:59
On Sep 16, 1:44 pm, "ju.c" <bibidybubidyb...(a)mailinator.com> wrote:
> Have you installed SP3 yet?
> After I installed SP3 the problem disappeared.
> "smlunatick" <yves...(a)gmail.com> wrote in messagenews:07726476-01f4-4f8d-93df-1661bb9f6e7a(a)p36g2000vbn.googlegroups.com...
> > On Sep 14, 6:58 pm, undisclosed wrote:
> >> Bob I;1594830 Wrote:
> >> > A simple "Sort by name" of Programs in the Start menu will accomplish
> >> > the same thing.
> >> > undisclosed wrote:
> >> > > Actually this is a known bug with XP and nothing to do with your
> >> > video
> >> > > card. The only consistent way of fixing this on the fly (without a
> >> > > reboot) is to refresh explorer (the service that displays the
> >> > TaskBar).
> >> > > Open up Task Manager (right click menu from the task bar) - go to the
> >> > > Processes tab and highlight Explorer in the window (there may be
> >> > several
> >> > > if you have file manager windows open - if so close them first) -
> >> > click
> >> > > the End Process button [the task bar disappears] - DO NOT CLOSE TASK
> >> > > MANAGER!!!! - Click File - New Task (Run) meny option from Task
> >> > Manager
> >> > > and in the box type "Explorer.exe" (no quotes) and then click Open -
> >> > All
> >> > > is back and working just like a reboot.
> >> Yes, I have been told this before - but never works for me (an any of
> >> my machines) - so, sure try sorting first and if that doesn't work, then
> >> go for what I said :)
> >> --
> >> wolf5370
> > This is an on-going BUG and never been fixed by Microsoft. However,
> > someone else has been kind and developed a XP service to fix this.
> > Check out Tooltipfixer:
Bug existed with XP, SP1, SP2 and SP3 (at least on my home PCs and the
PCs at my company.)