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pinupadmin created
dof_registry [2020/08/02 12:59]
pinupadmin old revision restored (2020/04/09 17:23)
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 try the following: try the following:
  
-run pinupmenu.exe as NOT admin.  if DOF starts to work when running as non-admin, then there's something wacky in DOF comobject install.+run pinupmenu.exe as NOT admin. if DOF starts to work when running as non-admin, then there's something wacky in DOF comobject install. (not pinup or popper related)
  
 This is what others have reported works: This is what others have reported works:
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 registry edit and remove the following DOF entry: registry edit and remove the following DOF entry:
  
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-then go to where your DOF directoutput folder is (non pinup related).  theres an exe called   RegisterDirectOutputComObject.exe+then go to where your DOF directoutput folder is (non pinup related). theres an exe called RegisterDirectOutputComObject.exe
  
 right-click run as admin that file. right-click run as admin that file.
  
-and then try and run pinupmenu.exea as admin again and that should start to work fine.+and then try and run pinupmenu.exe as admin again and that should start to work fine. 
 + 
 +Still doesn't work: Others have reported changing these registry entries will make it work: 
 + 
 +Only make these changes if you're comfortable with regedit and remember the original values if you want to edit back. 
 + 
 +some have just changed this: 
 + 
 +<code> 
 +Hi I’ve had exactly same problem checked and tried everything, and the only trick that worked was to disable UAC in registry : 
 + 
 +HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\System 
 + 
 +Change the key EnableUA value from 1 to 0 
 + 
 +and now DOF in pinupmenu works perfectly even its launched as admin 
 +</code> 
 + 
 +Others have to change all these 3. 
 + 
 +{{:c3af6313002da8536a5c72f04b6e458c.png}} 
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 +another user fixed by this: 
 + 
 +“Are the people who are having the DOF + Admin mode problem running with UAC turned off? 
 + 
 +If so, that might be the whole issue.  Turning off UAC prevents Windows from being able to elevate processes in certain cases.  You might be *thinking* that you’re running RegisterComObject in Admin mode, but not *actually* running in Admin mode, because of the absence of UAC.  Everyone thinks that turning off UAC just shuts off some prompts, but it actually shuts down the whole system service that allows the desktop shell to elevate selected processes.” 
 + 
 +I tried turning UAC back on (control panel, system and security, change user account control settings, slid control up from the bottom to the next setting up – “notify me only when programs try to make changes to my computer (do not dim my desktop)” 
 + 
 +Then I REBOOTED.  And I once again have lights in PinUp menu! Hope this sticks and keeps working! 
 + 
 +I have all exe’s running non-admin now. I am running on Windows 7 enterprise.  Your mileage may vary, but hope this helps…
  
  
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