New "Program" - ToolTipFixer


Mostly Harmless
Staff member
NeoSmart Technologies has just released a new "program" of sorts. Actually, it's a patch for one of the oldest Windows bugs to date, and while it's nothing life-threatening, it can be pretty damn annoying - especially knowing that it's been there from 1994 (with Windows 95) to 2007 (with Windows Vista).

The bug:

With ToolTipFixer:

ToolTipFixer is our free and tiny (88kb!) patch to permenantly address this issue.

Microsoft acknowledges the bug, but their only advice is to "reboot your PC." - Just wonderful! (/sarcasm)

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Download ToolTipFixer 1.0.0 Now!


Super Moderator
Staff member
Amazing. I got so used to that bug that I actually thought it was incurable. Thanks! Why the heck couldn't M$ issue a patch themselves?


Active Member
Guru, can you please test that bug with classic windows layout on XP withOUT ToolTipFixer 1.0.0 installed.

Thank you.


Mostly Harmless
Staff member
Happens there too, sorry.