Re: BUG: Word 2003 flashing taskbar when KB954464 installed with IE7
On Sep 5, 11:58*am, LAUER Edouard
> I've resolved the phenomena list below and it's due to guess what: A
> Microsoft update that we've received from our WSUS Server. After deinstalling
> this update we could again open in Internet Explorer 2 separate Word
> documents without the taskbar flashing orange.
> The update implied is: Security Update for Microsoft Office Word 2003
> I've tried to called Microsoft support in Belgium about that problem but the
> guy was not really pleased about me calling Microsoft support and said I
> should look at the newsgroup or pay technical assistance for this problem.. He
> said that in a not very friendly tone.
> What makes me a little sad is that a feature changed without Microsoft
> giving any clear details about what they changed with that update and I've
> lost 3 days at work for finding out what was making the problem....so no
> comment...but Microsoft should test security updates more toroughly....
> -- Edi
> "LAUER Edouard" wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I mean that with Internet Explorer 6 the behaviour was as expected i.e
> > Clicking on the 1st Word document in Internet Explorer 6 brought up an
> > Winword instance with the 1st document, clicking on the 2nd Word document in
> > Internet Explorer 6 brought up a 2nd instance with the 2nd document.
> > Now with Internet Explorer 7 the word icon in taskbar keeps flashing and
> > only when clicking on it the 2nd document is coming up. It seems that the 2nd
> > Word document stays behind the 1st one in the taskbar and that's why itkeeps
> > flashing until being clicked.
> > We've newer installed TweakUi and I've also tested changing registry setting
> > *HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop\ForegroundLockTimeout but with no results..
> > "Robert Aldwinckle" wrote:
> > > "LAUER Edouard" <LAUEREdou...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > >news:C1023763-D3CC-40E3-8E2C-DD64F1F7534A@microsoft.com...
> > > > Hello,
> > > > we've following configuration: Windows XP SP2 with latest updates, IE7 with
> > > > latest updates and Office 2003 with latest updates.
> > > > Since we installed Internet Explorer 7 we've following problem (please note
> > > > that browse in same window is deactivated in Windows Explorer - Folder
> > > > Options for filetype .doc):
> > > > Open an Internet Explorer Window and use google, then type: "filetype:doc
> > > > url:www.cssf.lu" as search argument.
> > > > Now open the 1st Word document listed in Internet Explorer 7. It should be
> > > > opened in a new winword instance.
> > > > Now in the Internet Explorer window click on the second word document listed.
> > > > Instead of coming up the taskbar blinks and only if you click on the
> > > > blinking item the
> > > > 2nd Word document opens.
> > > > It seems to us that this is a bug since this was not the case in Internet
> > > > Explorer 6.
> > > What was "the case in Internet Explorer 6"? * ; )
> > > > Can someone comment this?
> > > Are you using TweakUI's fix for focus stealing?
> > > What you are seeing could be a symptom of using its
> > > "Flash taskbar button until I click on it."
> > > ---
it happens with ie 6 after installing this update ,
i solved my problem unistalling this update and reported the problem