ajmich 0 Posted March 22, 2013 Share Posted March 22, 2013 Brand new Evernote user, v184.108.40.20636 on Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. Installed without a hitch, and I copy/pasted some notes into it. Browsed the options and only LOOKED at the hot key tab. FYI and warning to users of software such as DriveGLEAM, a small utility that provides a hard disk activity indicator for those who cannot see the indicator on their computer case (or it is absent or not working). DriveGLEAM can put an indicator in the system tray, OR use the keyboard Scroll Lock LED lamp as a drive activity indicator. What I just learned, from truly bizarre Evernote activity (see attached image), is DriveGLEAM apparently sends a Scroll Lock keystroke to certain programs like Evernote, every time it flashes the keyboards scroll lock LED. The net effect was my screen suddenly began filling up with dozens of new note windows, cascading rapidly down the screen, unstoppable! Unaware what had happened, I rebooted and (having set Evernote to run at startup) the program opened, again with this strange cascading of new note windows, unending. Had to use Task Manager to end the Evernote process tree entirely. I could find nothing here in the forums nor in the KB about such an issue. BTW is there a "Known Issues" page somewhere?Since DriveGLEAM is fairly new to me, I stopped it, then restarted Evernote -- no more unwanted new note windows. A quick look at Evernote's hot key tab showed Scroll Lock as key for new notes! This unnoticed change must have occurred when I momentarily looked at the hot key tab (and DriveGLEAM had flashed my keyboard LED as usual).So this long-winded explanation is simply to bring this to the attention of anyone who may have a util running that uses the scroll lock function, as does DriveGLEAM. I'm happy to see I can continue using both programs and simply must stop DriveGLEAM for a moment if I want to alter any of Evernote's hot keys settings. Link to comment
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