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WindowSpace v2.5.5 - Win + Arrow Keys in Windows 7

New version of WindowSpace was released today. Even on Windows 7, you can reassign now Win + Arrow Keys in the WindowSpace Settings. After a few hours of investigation I found a workaround to fix this annoying issue.

WindowSpace Settings - Hotkeys

Changelog for WindowSpace v2.5.5:

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Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 19-Sep-11 08:44


WinSnap v3.5.6 - Language Files Update

New version of WinSnap was released today. It contains a few updated language files and an improved installer. WinSnap 3.5 is translated into more than 35 languages.

WinSnap - 35 Languages

Changelog for WinSnap v3.5.6:

Download WinSnap v3.5.6 (32-bit, 64-bit, portable)

Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 07-Sep-11 06:46


Hidden Start v4.0 – Run Apps without UAC Prompt

The new major version of Hidden Start was released this week. The most noticeable update is Hstart GUI Tool – HstartUI.exe which is a part of the distribution package now.

Hstart GUI Tool

Hstart GUI Tool would help you to build complex command lines and test them immediately. It can quickly create a shortcut on the desktop or an autostart entry in the Windows registry.

Run Applications without UAC Prompt

The second big improvement is /NOUAC switch that allows you to run applications or batch files with administrative privileges without any UAC prompts. Here is a simple example:

hstart.exe /NOUAC regedit.exe

Of course, it can be used with other options:

hstart.exe /NOUAC /NOCONSOLE "D:\Batch Files\Riquires_Admin_Rights.bat"

The following command opens Local Group Policy Editor:

hstart.exe /NOUAC /SHELL gpedit.msc

And here is how to open Windows Hosts file for editing:

hstart.exe /NOUAC "notepad.exe "%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts""

Environment Variables

As you can see from the previous example, Hstart now expands environment variables in the executed command lines. This may help you to make more system independent commands:

hstart.exe /NOCONSOLE /WAIT /D="%TEMP%"
     "cmd.exe /c "D:\test.bat > test-output.txt""
     ""%ProgramFiles%\EmEditor\emeditor.exe" test-output.txt"

Other Improvements

The new Hstart uses a more efficient parsing algorithm to process complex command lines. The entire program code has been rewritten to make Hstart faster and bug free.

Download Hidden Start (32-bit and 64-bit)

Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 25-Aug-11 04:21


WindowSpace v2.5.4 - Improved Update Process

New version of WindowSpace contains a greatly improved installer. Finally, I fixed an issue with updating WindowSpace DLLs caused the following error to be displayed:

WindowSpace Setup - Install Error

Starting from v2.5.4, WindowSpace setup asks for rebooting (if DLLs are in use):

WindowSpace Setup - Update Process WindowSpace Setup - Reboot Now

If reboot is not required, the setup page looks like before:

WindowSpace Setup - No Reboot

Changelog for WindowSpace v2.5.4:

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Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 06-Apr-11 09:33


Sticky Previews v1.4 - Double-Click Action

The new version of Sticky Previews includes an option to set up the default double-click action. Also the distribution package is now a single download file for both 32-bit and 64-bit editions.

Sticky Previews - Double-Click Option

Changelog for Sticky Previews v1.4:

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Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 05-Apr-11 01:59


WinSnap v3.5.5 - 32-Bit + 64-Bit Unified Installer

New version of WinSnap was released recently, changelog:

Download WinSnap v3.5.5 (32-bit, 64-bit, portable)

Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 06-Mar-11 23:19


WindowSpace v2.5.3 - German & Dutch Translations

This maintenance release of WindowSpace contains a few updated language files and several minor improvements. Version information and "Check for Updates" link are now shown in the Settings dialog.

WindowSpace Settings - Version Information

Changelog for WindowSpace v2.5.3:

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Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 13-Feb-11 00:12


Sticky Previews v1.3 - Maximize/Restore Previews

The new version of Sticky Previews adds the ability to maximize/restore previews to the current monitor. It also improves the way you select the preview regions (single mousedown/mouseup operation).

Sticky Previews - Maximize Preview

Changelog for Sticky Previews v1.3:

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Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 11-Feb-11 23:23


VistaSwitcher v1.1.4 - Fixed Compatibility Issue With IE9

New version of VistaSwitcher has been released today. This version mainly addresses a compatibility issue with IE9 Beta and Preview versions (see How to Fix VistaSwitcher Showing Blank Windows in the List for details).

Changelog for VistaSwitcher v1.1.4:

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Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 24-Nov-10 06:26


WinSnap v3.5.4 - Translated Into More Than 34 Languages

This maintenance release of WinSnap contains a few updated language files and a minor bug fix. Thanks to all friends and contributors - WinSnap is translated into 34+ languages now!

WinSnap - 34 Languages

Visit the Language Files forum to download or submit updated translations for WinSnap.

Changelog for WinSnap v3.5.4:

Download WinSnap v3.5.4 (32-bit, 64-bit, portable)

Posted by Alexander Avdonin on 23-Nov-10 16:20


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