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Virtual Desktop Manager for Windows 7 [closed]

I'm surprised to still NOT see a build in feature to be able to utilized more then one desktop! I mean every popular OS has it build in! Apple Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris and I'm pretty sure many others....
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Restore open applications, documents, and window state

When working on a project, I generally have a couple of Explorer windows open to relevant folders and a couple of applications (e.g. Eclipse and a form development tool) open to specific project-...
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Is there a way to get a larger desktop than the screen?

Is there any freeware out there that will allow me to run the desktop that is larger than the resolution of the screen? My situation: Win XP, Dell Mini 10, iirc- Intel GMA950 I need to use a netbook ...
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Virtual VNC screen/workspace

I've got one monitor (the family TV) attached to my Ubuntu 8.04 system, and when I need to work on it I usually VPN into it from another PC. However I'd like to be able to VPN in even when it's in ...
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How can I get virtual desktops (like Mac's Spaces) on my Windows 7 machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the multiple desktop utility you suggest for Windows? Virtual desktop (alt+ctrl+1,2,3,4,...) like Linux on Windows 7 I make much use of ctrl-arrows to new virtual ...
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Oversized (higher resolution) virtual desktop by scaling/zooming out for Windows (XP)?

Is there any virtual desktop for Windows (XP) which can emulate higher resolution by scaling/zooming out?
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Favourite Virtual Desktops Program for Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtual desktop(alt+ctrl+1,2,3,4,…) like linux on windows 7 Since I recently upgraded to Windows 7, and being slightly irritated with the Vista & XP Virtual ...
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Gnome3 predefining virtual desktops

I've been a loyal user of Gnome 2 for many years now. I wanted to try Gnome 3.Many things in G3 don't bother me at all; however, not being able to predefine virtual desktops really erks the hell out ...
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Is there a way to use the keyboard to move an application to another Space on OS X?

I'm using Spaces on OS X, and I'd like to replicate the Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> functionality (or is it Ctrl-Alt-<arrow> -- I can never remember) in Gnome that causes the currently selected ...
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Virtual Desktop Properties To Command Line

Is there a way from the command line (wmic, regedit, or dedicated tool) to check how many Virtual Desktops in Windows 10 are active, in which a window is, and which one the computer is currently using?...
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Are there any multiple desktops software for Vista? (similar to what is included in GNOME and KDE)

In GNOME and KDE, (and from what I hear, OS X aswell), you have a feature called multiple desktops. It allows you to have multiple screens of apps running, without having the same number of monitors. ...
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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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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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“Spaces” or Multiple Desktops for one Monitor on a Multi-Monitor system?

I'm running Windows 7 x64 and three monitors. I wonder if there is a program that allows me to create multiple Workspaces/Desktops and switch between them, but only on the third monitor? (As my main ...
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Virtual desktop for Windows that allow window assignment programatically

Does anyone know a virtual desktop software for Windows that allow me to start a program from the command line, and assign it to a specific desktop. I.e I dont want to start it in the current desktop ...
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Gnome change virtual desktops by moving mouse to edge of the screen

I remember with older window managers you could switch virtual desktops by moving the mouse to the edge of the screen and your virtual desktop would change. So if you have two virtual desktops left ...
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Embedded VNC session

What I need is to allow a remote user access to a host machine (Ubuntu) via VNC. The catch is that the user should only be allowed to use a specific software and nothing else. My solution for now is ...