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Translucent selection rectangle

H

harrowflowers

#1
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)
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harrowflowers
 

My Computer

H

harrowflowers

#2
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 ?
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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
>
 

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M

Mark H

#3
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
>>
 

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Brink

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#4
Hello HarrowFlowers,

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

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/134884-show-translucent-selection-rectangle-enable-disable.html

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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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