+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 2 of 2
Windows Thread, Disable a specific msgbox or prevent GesAnt.exe from showing msgboxes? in Technical; Good morning! I got this annoying problem where an application shows several msgboxes when a new profile has been created ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    10
    Thank Post
    4
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0

    Disable a specific msgbox or prevent GesAnt.exe from showing msgboxes?

    Good morning!

    I got this annoying problem where an application shows several msgboxes when a new profile has been created in Windows (xp and 7).

    I would like to find a way to get rid of that annoyance.

    I can think of 2 ways but I have no idea how to do it.

    1) Would it be possible to find the msgboxes in regedit and completly disable them?
    2) I know GesAnt.exe does them so if it possible to tweak this file's permissions and get the same result?

    I'm looking for some opinions / solutions.

    If you want to know what app it is and why it happens :
    This app is Antidote HD. It is a spell checking program for the french language. Once installed on a computer, the app launch a msgbox saying Microsoft Office Word is now covered, the next msgbox is about Excel, and then Powerpoint and so on.. This is pretty annoying in a lab where dozens of different students create their profile.

    Thank you very much

    Jonathan

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    217
    Thank Post
    260
    Thanked 23 Times in 19 Posts
    Rep Power
    11
    If the messages are shown only once for each profile and then not shown subsequently, then there is almost certainly a setting in the user profile that marks the messages as having been shown. You want to find this setting and set it in advance. It is most likely a registry setting, but might also be in a file, probably in the profile's appdata/application data folder.

    The simplest method is often just to have a look under the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software for a key named after the software or its manufacturer, then look for likely settings in the values. Once you have a candidate value, you can check the registry before and after the messages appear to see if the value changes.

    If you cannot find the registry value by guesswork, then you could try using Process Monitor while the messages appear. This is a tool from Microsoft that shows all registry keys and files being accessed or changed.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 9
    Last Post: 14th December 2010, 08:15 AM
  2. prevent running .exe from ZIP files
    By theaman in forum Windows Server 2000/2003
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11th June 2009, 01:21 PM
  3. how do you stop kids from running exe from IE.
    By timbo343 in forum Windows
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 8th January 2008, 02:14 PM
  4. Blocking .exe from USB drives
    By mmoseley in forum Network and Classroom Management
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 18th July 2007, 08:35 PM
  5. Run local exe from url link
    By alan-d in forum Web Development
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 18th January 2007, 09:34 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •