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This should be an easy one if you know how!

When i hover my cursor over an icon on a web page, I dont get the beige colored alt/title text text box displaying info about the link etc.

For instance, on magicseaweed.com they have wind speed arrows that when you hover cursor over, the beige text box tells you the wind direction info. This feature works on my PC at work, but not at home.

Please advise?

Edited by bulldogwilson, 16 January 2006 - 05:06 AM.

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This should be an easy one if you know how!

When i hover my cursor over an icon on a web page, I dont get the beige colored alt/title text text box displaying info about the link etc.

For instance, on magicseaweed.com they have wind speed arrows that when you hover cursor over, the beige text box tells you the wind direction info. This feature works on my PC at work, but not at home.

Please advise?



January 16 guys, can't anyone help?
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gonna take a guess

download the following, install, reboot

fix?

http://www.microsoft...&displaylang=en

Edited by gerryf, 25 January 2006 - 09:52 AM.

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gonna take a guess

download the following, install, reboot

fix?

http://www.microsoft...&displaylang=en



Thanks so much for getting back Gerry, but unfortunately, no joy. :tazz:

This is driving me nuts!
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If you're using Firefox at home, it won't display the contents of an ALT tag without the hand of an extension; that's because the proper tag is TITLE, which Firefox will use where available.

Now having said that, the plug-in for Firefox that enables the ability to display ALT tags as tooltips doesn't work properly under Firefox 1.5; with it being quite tempermental.
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If you're using Firefox at home, it won't display the contents of an ALT tag without the hand of an extension; that's because the proper tag is TITLE, which Firefox will use where available.

Now having said that, the plug-in for Firefox that enables the ability to display ALT tags as tooltips doesn't work properly under Firefox 1.5; with it being quite tempermental.


Thanks Neil, but I'm Using latest version IE 6.0.
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In IE, TOOLS > Internet OPTIONS> Advanced.

Set everything to default. close IE, restart
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That fails, download and run this--it will reregister the ie dll core files and reinstall IE using the ie.inf file

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That fails, download and run this--it will reregister the ie dll core files and reinstall IE using the ie.inf file


Hi again gerry,

Cnanged my Advanced settings to default - no joy.

Downloaded and ran the IE fixer but most of the files it requires are on Windows XP CD Rom which I dont have, such as IEXPLORE.EXE html32.cnv msconv97.dll DHTMLED.OCX TRIEDIT.DLL mswrd632.wpc
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let's try the manual method

Click Start, Run and type the following commands one by one and press Enter

REGSVR32 MSHTMLED.DLL

REGSVR32 JSCRIPT.DLL

REGSVR32 /i MSHTML.DLL

also, did you go through each tab on IE Tools >Internet Options, and hit DEFAULT?
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let's try the manual method

Click Start, Run and type the following commands one by one and press Enter

REGSVR32 MSHTMLED.DLL

REGSVR32 JSCRIPT.DLL

REGSVR32 /i MSHTML.DLL

also, did you go through each tab on IE Tools >Internet Options, and hit DEFAULT?


Hi Gerry, did all of the above, still no joy!
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Come on guys dont give up on me!
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...most of the files it requires are on Windows XP CD Rom which I dont have, such as IEXPLORE.EXE html32.cnv msconv97.dll DHTMLED.OCX TRIEDIT.DLL mswrd632.wpc


that is disconcerting.....

start Run
regsvr32 /i Urlmon.dll
<enter>

Repeat for the following

regsvr32 Msjava.dll
regsvr32 Actxprxy.dll
regsvr32 Oleaut32.dll
regsvr32 /i Mshtml.dll
regsvr32 /i Browseui.dll
regsvr32 /i Shell32.dll
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that is disconcerting.....

start Run
regsvr32 /i Urlmon.dll
<enter>

Repeat for the following

regsvr32 Msjava.dll
regsvr32 Actxprxy.dll
regsvr32 Oleaut32.dll
regsvr32 /i Mshtml.dll
regsvr32 /i Browseui.dll
regsvr32 /i Shell32.dll


Carried out your instructions however did not fix. Do I need to re-start after this?
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yea
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