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Forums -> UltraMon™ -> Crash when pressing Alt+F4 when Smark Taskbar has focus on XP SP1
Matthew Douglass   2003-05-04 13:07
The subject line pretty much describes the problem. You can reproduce this easily:

1. Click on the secondary Taskbar provided by Ultramon
2. Press Alt+F4

XP provides the following information in the error report window:

AppName: ultramontaskbar.exe
ModName: ultramontaskbar.exe
Offset: 00006ece

Exception Information
Code: 0xc0000005
Flags: 0x00000000
Address: 0x00406ece

In my opinion there are two different issues here. The first is the crash, which should definitely not be happening. The second is that Alt+F4 closes the secondary taskbar. I would expect that keystroke to have no effect on it.

Matthew Douglass
Christian Studer   2003-05-05 12:59
Thanks for the bug report. This has been fixed for the next release.

Would you want to disable ALT+F4 for the UltraMon taskbar so that you don't close it accidentally?

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Matthew Douglass   2003-05-05 14:33
Short version: absolutely!

I tend to have a bunch of windows open normally and just pound on Alt+F4 until there's nothing left. That's how I found this bug in the first place.

Alternatively, it may make more sense to do the same thing the Windows taskbar does if you press Alt+F4 when it has the focus -- that is, bring up the Shutdown computer dialog. That would be fine with me b/c just one more Alt+F4 would close that dialog as well :)

Thanks for fixing this so fast!

Matthew Douglass
Christian Studer   2003-05-06 12:48
I have disabled ALT+F4 for the next release of the taskbar. You can still close it using the menu of course.

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