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Windows 10 Virtual Desktops and multiple program instances

I'm having an issue with the new Virtual Desktops in Windows 10. For example: From Desktop 1, double click the file "test1.xlsx". This will open the file in a new instance of Excel (specifically ...
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Windows 10, virtual desktops. Is it possible to share some apps between the desktops

I'm just starting to use virtual desktops and I use it to split work & non-work activity. However, some application I want on both virtual desktops like Skype, outlook,.. . Outlook allows you to ...
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Starting Programs in a Specific Virtual Desktop

When I boot my laptop, I'd like to have two programs open, A and B. I can do this using the startup folder, but I'd like to open A in my first desktop and B in my second desktop. Is this possible in ...
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Do programs on Inactive Virtual Desktop still use the memory in Windows 10?

Really, I was wondering if there is a point to multiple desktops, beyond a users personal organization, Like is there some type of performance boost or something? Specifically, If I have Chrome with ...
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Windows 10 second screen shared across all virtual desktops

I was wondering if it was at all possible to share the second screen across all virtual desktops instead of it switching along with the first screen to the new virtual desktop. This feature is in ...
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Is there a way to change the Window 10 virtual desktop name [duplicate]

In Windows 10 there are virtual desktops. Unfortunately, the are by default Desktop 1, Desktop 2, etc. Or as in my screenshot Bureaublad 1, Bureaublad 2. Is there a way to rename them to something ...
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Windows 10 does not switch desktops from left to right

I have just upgraded my Windows from 7 to 10 and encountered a bug: Ctrl+Win+Left does switch desktops from right to left but Ctrl+Win+Right, which is expected to switch from left to right, does ...
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windows 10 change virtual desktop hotkeys without external utilities

I'm trying to figure out how to change hotkeys for switching virtual desktops on windows 10, I know about AutoHotkey, but I don't want make crutches, may be some register edits or something else?
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How to I move desktops between monitors and reorder them in Windows 10?

I use the Spaces feature in OS X quite heavily so when I heard Windows 10 would support a similar feature I was excited to try. Upon attempting to build my virtual desktop workflow similar to that of ...
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Avoid automatically switching to other virtual desktop when opening a folder again

Recently, I have been playing around with virtual desktops in Windows 10 and was surprised by the following behaviour: I have a folder lying on my desktop. On virtual desktop 1, I open the folder ...
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AutoHotKey - Custom shortcut to switch to next/previous desktop in Windows 10

I have written a small AutoHotKey script to switch virtual desktops in Windows 10. I wrote this code so that I could switch desktops with my own custom keyboard shortcut instead of using Windows 10's ...
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Pin applications to multiple desktops in Windows 10

One of the big new features for Windows is the fact that multiple "virtual" desktops are now natively supported, allowing you to organise collections of windows together and separate groups of tasks. ...
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Multiple desktops on multiple displays in Windows 10

At my desk, I have a second monitor plugged into my laptop. When I unplug it and go away, all the windows on the second display get crammed onto my laptop screen. I would like to have that second ...
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Windows 10 Multiple Desktop Affinity for processes

I've never really used multiple desktops before on different operating systems, so maybe this is just how they work. But if I kick off a process on one desktop, and then switch to another desktop ...
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How to move a window, or switch, to workspace N using keyboard?

Is there a way to achieve this using Autohotkey if there is no native functionality for it?
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Send a virtual desktop (from Desktops 2.0) to HDMI

I have Windows 8 and I use the wonderful Desktops 2.0 app: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc817881.aspx . It let me have 4 multiple virtual desktops as I was used in linux. When I attach ...
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qemu virtual machine send desktop switching command to host

I would like to set up qemu/virt-manager/spice so that I can run a VM full-screen on its own KDE virtual desktop. I have ctrl-alt-{up,down} set up as desktop switching shortcuts, but I need a way to ...
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Divide the screen in windows 7

I have to work on a debugger in one window and the source code and testing in another 2 windows. I have one large monitor. Doing Alt+Tab frequently is beginning ot hurt my fingers. I was looking for ...
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VirtuaWin, Firefox, New Window

I use VirtuaWin as window manager. Usually when I open new applications, new instances are opened on the current desktop. In Firefox, when I click on a link from outside (i.e., when the Windows URI ...
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Run IE Frame Inside Chrome

We're in situation where we run a legacy application on silverlight which we are now starting experience issues in chrome being they are depreciating NPAPI functionality. We're trying to workout ...
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Switching between user sessions in Windows (Virtual Desktop)

I am looking for a quick way to switch between sessions of different user accounts(Quicker than the standard way, and without re-entering passwords each time). I am thinking of Virtual desktops ...
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Move window to new desktop in Windows 10?

In the current Windows 10 tech preview, you can finally add new "virtual" desktops and quickly jump between them. But is it possible to move an open window (for example a browser) from one desktop to ...
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Accessing second display over first monitor

I got and projector on my computer which totaly works fine. I can move windows back and forth with keybinds and what not. Usually thats all I need but sometimes I need to interact. Like clicking ...
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Separate Windows desktops on 1 over 3 monitor setup

If I have a 1-over-3 monitor (shown below), is it possible to split the desktop experience into two sections -- one for the bottom three, and a separate for the top one? For example, I want to use ...
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Dexpot carries malware?

Dexpot appears to have a lion market share as far as virtual desktop managers go. It also seems to have a rep for adware/bloatware or worse; at least the dexpot.de site does: ...
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Selectively duplicate windows on second monitor

I'm preparing for a live coding session where I will be giving a talk and programming in front of the audience. I would like the projector to only show my IDE (Visual Studio, emacs, ...), and my ...
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While Deploying Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), I'm not able to add any VM's in the Collection

I am trying to create a Virtual Desktop collection, when ever i reach the page where it asks to select a Virtual Desktop Template it does not detect any Virtual Desktop even when I have a VM on the ...
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VirtuaWin - Show window on 2 out of 4 Desktops

Is there a way to configure VirtuaWin (http://virtuawin.sourceforge.net/) so that a window is displayed on more than 1 desktop, but not on all of them? For example I want to show Visual Studio on ...
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Use active application in fullscreen mode (not maximized)

With my FullHD monitor I use application bar fixed to right. That way I have good overview of other applications and their switching is easy. Sometimes I use applications that need lot of space ...
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Multiple OSX users to multiple spaces

IS there a way to have multiple users on OSX active at the same time, and switch between them by swiping to go between spaces, rather than using "fast user switching"? I want to do this, because I ...
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Possible to RDP into a desktop other than current one(using desktop manager)

I am using a Virtual Desktop Manager to run 4 desktops that I use. I am wondering if it is possible to RDP into a different desktop than the one that is currently being viewed on the local PC? So I am ...
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Does software exist to “share” a virtual desktop? [closed]

Suppose my desktop has two or three monitors, and my coworker's computer also has two or three monitors. I thought it would really amazingly helpful for collaboration if one of each of our monitors ...
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Why is Finestra VDM acting up?

I installed Finestra VDM yesterday, and it keeps acting up. What I mean by that is that it keeps switching desktops unwillingly as soon as I touch the mouse! I have disabled hotkeyes from the taskbar ...
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How can I better organize my desktop icons? [closed]

I looked at the Fences software by Stardock, as suggested here. But I don't think this fits my needs. As some reviewers said, Fences is merely just creates a prettier looking clutter. I want to get ...
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Ubuntu Unity annoying wrapping applications

I have problems with Unity wrapping of application windows that have offscreen bytes. In the example image, the dotted gray line represents the virtual desktops, and the purpled line reprents a ...
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Workspace Cycling With Ctrl+Alt+Arrow Or Mouse Wheel On Windows

Many Linux distro desktops cycle workspaces with Ctrl+Alt+Arrow keys. Yet virtual desktops for Windows seem to only allow switching by indicating desktops by number. Is there a way to cycle with hot ...
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desktop switching in windows (virtual desktops) [duplicate]

I would like to know whether it is possible to set up the windows 7 desktop to display multiple virtual desktops, like in Ubuntu where you can switch from one desktop to another using ...
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How to make different firefox windows recognizable by VirtuaWin?

I want to automatically move certain windows of firefox based on <criteria>* to certain virtual desktops. VirtuaWin supports this but it needs Class Name: MozillaWindowClass Window ...
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Limit alt-tab icons to current desktop in Dexpot

I'm primarily a Linux user but I use Win7 at work. I really like the Linux multiple desktops functionality, so looked around and found Dexpot to duplicate it on Windows. One thing I can't seem to ...
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How to set up a virtual screen or desktop?

On Windows, I installed Rainmeter and while searching through the position options for the widgets, it had a tick box next to my default monitor, but below that it said "@0: Virtual Screen". I did ...
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Windows 7 tool to create desktops under different user account [closed]

At the moment I am looking for a tool that could be described as a cross-over between Desktops and NetExec. I'm convinced actual power users here will have fond memories of NetExec when it was still ...
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How can Google Calendar notifications pop up in my current virtual desktop in RHEL6 (Gnome)?

I use 4 virtual desktops to organize my work (the standard workspaces that you can use with GNome). Email/Calendar stay in desktop 1. When a meeting is near to start, the notification notice pops up ...
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How to run GDM in display :0 and GDM in display :1

I am hacking (customising) my start-up scripts. I have been Googling for hours, but keep coming up with how to change default display manager, and this is NOT what I want to do... I have been trying ...
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Providing remote desktops via VNC

We have to provide 100 users a remote desktop with access to a browser. Firefox works fine. The thought is to deploy a remote desktop via desktop virtualization, so each user can get a customized ...
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Multiple viewports into the same Virtual Desktop

I have been looking around for window manager solutions that would work nicely for me. While I have found a number of things, I have not yet found anything that really works well for my needs. Usage ...
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Virtual desktop manager where process spawned from one desktop stay in that desktop

All is said in Title. I need virtual desktop manager with one important feature: when process running in one virtual desktop spawns other process, new process must be in same desktop as parent. Not to ...
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How to extend a single window across 4 virtual desktops on Windows 7

How can I stretch or span a single window across multiple virtual desktops (four in total). I am running Windows 7 and I have tried the Dexpot virtual desktop software
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Move windows between KDE activties

KDE 4.6 Plasma Workspaces added support for managing windows in Activities, which are a sort of combination between virtual desktops and session management. But I still haven't figured out some basic ...
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can Windows be hacked to have “huge” screen resolution and not transmit it to monitor, i.e. only for remote desktop viewing?

the question is somewhat reminiscent of this one Virtual monitor / desktop accessable through vnc only (windows 7) . I have read that one of the reasons why you should not have Windows try have screen ...
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VirtuaWin shows Visual Studio 2010 in all Desktops

I'm using VirtuaWin in Windows 7 to have virtual desktop functionality and I think this program is awesome. There's one small issue, though: on the computer at work, when moving to another desktop it ...