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Author Topic: Add exception in signage controller for USB broadband dongles Software  (Read 4017 times)

GRAFIXMEDIA

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Add exception in signage controller for USB Broadband Dongle

I have managed to setup player with USB Broadband Dongle.

Problem is the taskbar and mouse pointer.

I have over come the mouse pointer issue by using AutoHideMouseCursor v1.42
I need this as I am using VLC to play media files and mouse pointer shows up on VLC Zones.

(1) In campaign settings there should be option to force kill/hide mouse pointer if possible.

Taskbar is problem as I can’t run this station in Real Station Mode.  Real station mode kills all running programs including USB Dongle software.

I have set my taskbar under Windows XP to auto hide but I get white line at the bottom of the screen. 

(2) Add exception in signage controller for USB Dongle Software so it closes all except selected ones.

Thanks 

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Re: Add exception in signage controller for USB broadband dongles Software
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012, 05:36:36 AM »
Add exception in signage controller for USB Broadband Dongle

I have managed to setup player with USB Broadband Dongle.

Problem is the taskbar and mouse pointer.

I have over come the mouse pointer issue by using AutoHideMouseCursor v1.42
I need this as I am using VLC to play media files and mouse pointer shows up on VLC Zones.

(1) In campaign settings there should be option to force kill/hide mouse pointer if possible.

Taskbar is problem as I can’t run this station in Real Station Mode.  Real station mode kills all running programs including USB Dongle software.

I have set my taskbar under Windows XP to auto hide but I get white line at the bottom of the screen. 

(2) Add exception in signage controller for USB Dongle Software so it closes all except selected ones.

Thanks

Regarding hiding the taskbar, a user on these forums had a similar issue, where auto-hiding the taskbar wasn't enough. Putting the hidetaskbar.exe file in your startup folder, you should have fixed one of the issues.
http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/79667-remove-taskbar-100-a.html#post696027

Does the SignageController continue to kill the USB-dongle-software, even after running for a while? Perhaps you could re-launch the dongle-software every 5 minutes or so, if the software is not running? A simple .bat script should be able to do that.

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Re: Add exception in signage controller for USB broadband dongles Software
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2012, 08:16:46 AM »
Thanks
This has done the trick. 

Anyone else in the same boat, you need these two cool tools to fix the problem.
AutoHideMouseCursor v1.42
hidetaskbar http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/79667-remove-taskbar-100-a.html#post696027

Problem solved

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Re: Add exception in signage controller for USB broadband dongles Software
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2012, 12:57:53 AM »
Thanks
This has done the trick. 

Anyone else in the same boat, you need these two cool tools to fix the problem.
AutoHideMouseCursor v1.42
hidetaskbar http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/79667-remove-taskbar-100-a.html#post696027

Problem solved

Glad to hear. Awesome of you to summarize your solution and provide links.

 

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