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In most Linux window managers, one can use the ALT key to click and drag to rearrange windows. This is one of my favorite features of Linux window managers.

Is there a way to do this in Windows 7?

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"one of my favorite features of some Linux window managers". FTFY. And you might want to name one or two that do it so people who aren't aware of the behavior can go try it out... –  dmckee Feb 1 '10 at 19:24
    
Upgrade to Windows 7 and you're Windows key will make you happy –  Ivo Flipse Feb 1 '10 at 19:29
    
AFAIK Gnome, KDE, Xfce, and several *box variants support this either by default or with easy configuration. –  Corey D Feb 1 '10 at 20:16
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Get AltMove - it does exactly that and a lot more.

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AltMove is freeware and portable.

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If you want something that's lighter weight and compatible with Auto Hot Key (If you already use it). There is a script here that will allow you to do it.

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There is also a more complete version of the aforementioned script here. I have my own heavily customized version that I'm using, which may be copied into the official version.

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