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Translucent selection rectangle

  1. #1


    harrowflowers Guest

    Translucent selection rectangle

    Trying to run dreamscene and get a message - " Dreamscene cannot run because
    the show translucent selection rectangle has been disabled in performance
    control panel." Where do I find it ? I have searched help etc. (Vista
    Ultimate)
    --
    harrowflowers

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  2. #2


    harrowflowers Guest

    Re: Translucent selection rectangle

    Thanks for response, Aero working, colour set to 32 bit, windows experience
    3.3, desktop computer Pentium 4, 2 gigabite RAM. What is translucent
    selection rectangle ?
    --
    harrowflowers


    "Mark H" wrote:

    > Is Aero working? (Semi-transparent borders around windows.)
    > What is your current Windows Experience Index?
    > Control Panel > System and Maintenance > System
    > If less than 3.0, Aero may be disabled preventing DreamScene.
    > Attempt to Update the score.
    >
    > Is Aero turned on? (Appearance Settings)
    > Is color on your desktop set to 32-bit? (Display Properties)
    >
    > If this is a laptop, (you didn't tell us anything,) then DreamScene will be
    > disabled while on battery.
    >
    >
    >
    > "harrowflowers" <harrowflowers@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:33F0C4AA-14BE-4CC3-A074-37FD44785565@xxxxxx

    > > Trying to run dreamscene and get a message - " Dreamscene cannot run
    > > because
    > > the show translucent selection rectangle has been disabled in performance
    > > control panel." Where do I find it ? I have searched help etc. (Vista
    > > Ultimate)
    > > --
    > > harrowflowers
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Mark H Guest

    Re: Translucent selection rectangle

    What is translucent selection rectangle?

    Left-click and hold anywhere on you desktop.
    Drag to the bottom right. A "translucent selection" window should
    appear.


    "harrowflowers" <harrowflowers@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:E8EB7E83-9C61-4419-8879-C89161C17F18@xxxxxx

    > Thanks for response, Aero working, colour set to 32 bit, windows
    > experience
    > 3.3, desktop computer Pentium 4, 2 gigabite RAM. What is translucent
    > selection rectangle ?
    > --
    > harrowflowers
    >
    >
    > "Mark H" wrote:
    >

    >> Is Aero working? (Semi-transparent borders around windows.)
    >> What is your current Windows Experience Index?
    >> Control Panel > System and Maintenance > System
    >> If less than 3.0, Aero may be disabled preventing DreamScene.
    >> Attempt to Update the score.
    >>
    >> Is Aero turned on? (Appearance Settings)
    >> Is color on your desktop set to 32-bit? (Display Properties)
    >>
    >> If this is a laptop, (you didn't tell us anything,) then DreamScene will
    >> be
    >> disabled while on battery.
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> "harrowflowers" <harrowflowers@xxxxxx> wrote in
    >> message
    >> news:33F0C4AA-14BE-4CC3-A074-37FD44785565@xxxxxx

    >> > Trying to run dreamscene and get a message - " Dreamscene cannot run
    >> > because
    >> > the show translucent selection rectangle has been disabled in
    >> > performance
    >> > control panel." Where do I find it ? I have searched help etc. (Vista
    >> > Ultimate)
    >> > --
    >> > harrowflowers
    >>

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Re: Translucent selection rectangle

    Hello HarrowFlowers,

    This tutorial will show you how to enable the Translucent Selection Rectangle again so you can stop the Dreamscene error.

    Show Translucent Selection Rectangle - Enable or Disable

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn

    Quote Originally Posted by harrowflowers View Post
    Trying to run dreamscene and get a message - " Dreamscene cannot run because
    the show translucent selection rectangle has been disabled in performance
    control panel." Where do I find it ? I have searched help etc. (Vista
    Ultimate)
    --
    harrowflowers

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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