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Alt+Tab to Desktop in XP like in Vista/7

Is there any way to add the empty desktop entry to the task switch list to switch to it with alt+tab in windows xp? Like in windows 7. I know this is not (or at least not public/documented) part of ...
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Disable MRU in Alt+Tab task switch

Is it possible to disable most-recently-used ordering of windows' task switching (alt-tab) and use cycling instead? ie., always the same order (no matter how you use, independent of z-order). I found ...
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How can I make alt on Windows XP behave like a traditional modifier key?

I'm a Mac guy, and on a Mac, unless you have sticky keys turned on, all of the modifier keys at the bottom left of the keyboard work exactly the same way: you can press them all you want, and they ...
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Windows XP alt-tab: How to restrict options to certain applications, in certain order and exclude others?

In Windows XP, Alt-tab keypress sequence to select applications, how can I ensure that certain applications always appear, in a certain order, with others always excluded? Background for asking is ...
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Assign a Function Key to reliably switch to another running app

I have a pc till in my shop. I want to run another app on the till. I would like to be able to assign a Function key (eg F2) to switch that running instance to the front (over the till software ...
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Restore Alt-Tab behavior so that minimizing an app once again moves it to the end?

Having used Windows for 20+ years, I'm totally used to minimizing an app to effectively remove it from alt-tab order - that is, I "put it away" temporarily by moving it to the end of the list. This ...
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alt+tab on Windows 7 remoting to Windows XP

I am remoting into Windows XP, from a Windows 7 client using regular remoting client that comes with Windows. in the options, it is set to use alt+tab on remote machine in fullscreen mode (which I ...
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Switch Ctrl and Alt with AutoHotKey without messing up the Alt-Tab switcher?

I want to switch the Ctrl and Alt keys in Windows XP. I created an AutoHotKey script that contains the following: LAlt::LCtrl RAlt::RCtrl LCtrl::LAlt RCtrl::RAlt This works, but the only problem ...
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Alt+tab replacement for Windows XP?

I primarily use Windows XP and tend to have lots of windows open, so of course I routinely have to resort to Alt+Tab. It works just fine, but there are a couple features found in Vista/7 and/or OS X ...
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Alt-tab on Windows XP - No previews?

Is there a way to get window previews like in Windows 7 alt-tab? If i have the same program open multiple times, but I'm using different parts of it, supplying only the program icon and title is ...