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    Removing the puppy (XP pro SP2 (v 5.1))

    How can I get rid of the animated puppy cavorting during Windows searches for files?
    All help gratefully received!

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    Re: Removing the puppy (XP pro SP2 (v 5.1))

    With the Search window open, select "Change preferences" and then select "Without a an.............."

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Removing the puppy (XP pro SP2 (v 5.1))

    In the Search window:
    Click on Change Preferences > Without an animated screen character

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    Re: Removing the puppy (XP pro SP2 (v 5.1))

    That was nice and easy - thank you.
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    Re: Removing the puppy (XP pro SP2 (v 5.1))

    Didja happened to catch the fact that immediately after you tell Windows that you don't want anymore animations, the very next thing it does is to play an animation?

    This always leaves me shaking my head in disbelief.

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    Re: Removing the puppy (XP pro SP2 (v 5.1))

    Doncha love Microsoft's sense of humor!

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    Re: Removing the puppy (XP pro SP2 (v 5.1))

    Not only does it provide a final animation... but it turns and shows you its hind end. I'm sure it was completely innocent when designed, but that's the price we pay for "user friendliness" I guess!
    -Mark

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    Re: Removing the puppy (XP pro SP2 (v 5.1))

    I didn't mind - I was so glad to see the back of it.
    All help gratefully received!

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