[PROXYPER] answer to hiding perproxy on win9x/nt
ksaff at execpc.com
Sun Dec 13 00:40:09 EST 1998
Yes, Trayer does work for this purpose. I have been using it for several months.
I use the following shortcut properties command line in my startup group:
C:\WINDOWS\TRAYER.EXE C:\WINDOWS\command.com /cmdline="/c ''D:\Program
/caption="MS" /updateicon=1 /child=1 /launcher=2 /single=1
[all one line of course]
where Trayer.exe is in c:\windows. I call a custom command.com so that I can use
a 50 line screen (instead of 23). If you only care to see a standard DOS box, you
can call the rc5proxy.exe directly. Follow the trayer instructions and it will
build your shortcut for you, if you wish.
A single click on the tray icon will bring up the proxy DOS box window. The only
caveat I have found is that you must manually shut down the proxy (CTRL-C in the
DOS box) before rebooting or shutting down Windows.
John Poznicek wrote:
> I remember an old thread asking about hiding the dos box of the perproxy,
> don't remember seeing a good answer then. But I think I have found the best
> solution :)
> It doesn't completely hide it - which is a good thing, it moves it to the
> tray, out of the way - but still avail for looking at, ie you can move your
> mouse over and see how many blocks done, avail, etc...
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