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1answer
263 views

Alt-Escape has different effect on different Win-XP machines

This is really weird. On my desktop computer, I often use Alt-Escape to send the active window to the background. This is really useful for window management. However, when I try pressing Alt-Escape ...
1
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1answer
74 views

Can we group only items other than Firefox in the Windows XP taskbar?

I want to group some unnecessary items such as explorer into a group so that I can close them once and for all. But this grouping option also group Firefox (for some reason I always use two separate ...
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0answers
704 views

Totally free PC X Server(X Window System)

Is there totally free X Server(Window Manager) for Windows XP ? Open-source would be nice.. I searched through the web, and I must pay or donate :( Something like this ...
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1answer
4k views

How to get Windows XP to snap windows to desktop like Vista?

You can drag windows in Windows Vista to have them snap to the sides, and have the window only take up half the screen, etc. Is there software for XP that mimics this functionality?
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1answer
83 views

WinXP: window focus messed up

Something happened as a side-effect of getting more RAM installed in my PC. My window focus is messed up. Old, correct behavior: when I clicked on one of the taskbar entries, it would bring the ...
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5answers
42k views

Keyboard shortcut for moving a window to another screen

When working with two (or more screens), a common problem is that launched applications appear on the "wrong" screen. I especially find this annoying when launching a text editor from the command ...
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2answers
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Are there keyboard shortcuts for manipulating windows in Windows XP?

I'm looking specifically for shortcuts that resize, move and otherwise let me avoid using the mouse for manipulating application windows. Bonus points for shortcuts that let me move windows between ...