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RE: No overlays on Windows 7 with dropbox

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 13:48:55 -0400

> On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 13:27, Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am wondering if anyone else has run into this and/or found a fix.
> >
> > I recently installed Dropbox (getdropbox.com) on my machine and the
> tortoise
> > overlays are now no longer working. The dropbox overlays are working
> fine.
> >
> > This is Win7 RTM Professional 64-Bit.
> >
> > I am using Tortiose 1.6.5 64-Bit version. (I don't have the 32-bit
> version
> > installed)
>
> I suspect the Dropbox overlays are interfering with the Tortoise ones.
> There are only so many overlay "slots" in Explorer, and if Dropbox is
> using them up before Tortoise can get in, then Tortoise can't show you
> any overlays.
>
> Can you disable Dropbox overlays?
>
> I believe a similar issue has been reported with Mozy and reported to
> Mozy support.

No, I looked and didn't see an option in Dropbox to disable the overlays. Is there any way I can see how many overlays are installed/setup whatever?

I will also send dropbox an email, see what they say.

If I reinstall Tortioise will its overlays win instead of Dropbox's?

BOb

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