#3 Show only possible settings?

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nobody
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2005-03-03
2005-02-27
Cthulhux
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Hi,
I'd be happy if you could make XPY show only those
settings that are possible on this computer (like XP
Antispy does) - on the first start of XPY everything
was unchecked, that's kinda confusing. :-)

Discussion

  • Jan T. Sott

    Jan T. Sott - 2005-02-27

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    when you launch xpy, there's dialog asking you that :)

     
  • Jan T. Sott

    Jan T. Sott - 2005-03-03
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  • Cthulhux

    Cthulhux - 2005-03-03

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    Yes, but I had XP Antispy before and XPY didn't recognize
    the settings I had made with it...

     
  • Jan T. Sott

    Jan T. Sott - 2005-03-03
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  • Jan T. Sott

    Jan T. Sott - 2005-03-03

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    the detection mode of xpy checks the registry, so i assume
    you already applied all possible settings. the restore-mode
    of xpy will not restore settings made with xp-antispy, as
    xpy doesn't reset those to the default state (windows
    default), but to the state they were before using xpy.

    to verify what you wrote, i applied the recommended settings
    of xp-antispy on windows xp (sp2) and ran xpy afterwards.
    the changes already made in xp-antispy were not detected by xpy.

    if this is not a misunderstanding, you might need to provide
    more specific informations about your problem.

     
  • Cthulhux

    Cthulhux - 2005-03-03

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    >> the changes already made in xp-antispy were not detected
    by xpy

    That's what I meant :) I thought before that XPY could
    recognize all settings that are already done so it's an
    easier way from Antispy to XPY.
    So I have to live with it. ;-)

    Thank you...

     
  • Jan T. Sott

    Jan T. Sott - 2005-03-03

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    let me correct/rephrase myself. the changes already done are
    detected, but as they were made already the boxes remain
    unchecked.

     
  • Cthulhux

    Cthulhux - 2005-03-03

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    Ah. You should fix that. ;)

     
  • Jan T. Sott

    Jan T. Sott - 2005-03-03

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    why, it's a feature :)

    the autodetection is made for settings that were NOT applied
    yet, makes no sense to apply the same setting twice

     
  • Cthulhux

    Cthulhux - 2005-03-03

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    Right, but it makes no sense either to be able to check an
    already made setting. :)

     
  • Jan T. Sott

    Jan T. Sott - 2005-03-03
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