In XFree, WIN-E to start Windows Exporer causes taskbar hang
Wed Feb 20 14:10:00 GMT 2002
I cannot duplicate that behavior on Windows 2000.
Works for me.
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> I didn't see anything about this in the mailing list archives:
> Cygwin/XFree 4.2.0 (and prior versions)
> Cygwin DLL 1.3.9 (and prior versions)
> When I try to open a Windows Explorer using the Win-E keyboard shortcut
> (Windows key, E), the explorer window doesn't open and the
> taskbar freezes.
> I can still Alt-TAB between applications, and start things from
> the desktop,
> but can't do a thing with the taskbar.
> After a long time (1/2 hour to an hour; not sure if it's the
> length of time
> or me doing something) Explorer will start, and the taskbar will
> come back.
> This ONLY happens when Cygwin has keyboard focus.
> It only happens when using the keyboard shortcut; starting from the start
> menu, desktop or existing window doesn't do it.
> Once it happens, I can still start Windows Explorer from the desktop.
> Don't know about other keyboard shortcuts.
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