HideWin

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2
  • Total Downloads:
    8,550
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 03, 2006
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    16.77KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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This active window manager does its job, but a lack of user guidance and flexibility mar its overall performance. HideWin doesn't require installation and offers no user interface or confirmation after running its executable file. No Help or read-me files are included either, which could leave users, especially the novice, in the dark about how to get started. The only instruction comes from the publisher's brief description of the program, which includes the limited hot-key combinations offered. This freeware can only hide the active window and lacks a way to hide all open windows or build a list of excluded windows. You can restore them all at one time or individually, starting with the most recently hidden window. With more user-friendly and functional freeware options on the market, users shouldn't have any trouble finding a better way to manage active windows.
 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Wonderful, Light, and Useful"

January 07, 2014  |  By viruscmd

 |  Version: HideWin 2

Pros

•small
•portable
•convenient
•easy to understand
•discrete

Cons

•not for the every user

Summary

I personally love HideWin it prevent me from getting in a lot of trouble in high school. Best when used as a portable app.
~virus.cmd

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1 stars

"Not good at all"

May 17, 2006  |  By nphp20

 |  Version: HideWin 2

Pros

Uh... it uses just 2 megs of memory.

Cons

No GUI AT ALL

It only hides the topmost window... after that is hidden it can't hide anything else unless you click on another window...

Unhiding is retarted, as it just goes and unhides windows in the order they were hidden, so it's a pain if you only want to unhide one out of several hidden windows.

No way to change hotkeys

nHide or ChaoticVisions Curtain are better choices (both free)

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher DVNSWTZK SOFTWARE
Publisher web site http://www.dvnswtzk.com
Release Date April 03, 2006
Date Added April 03, 2006
Version 2
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 16.77KB
File Name hidewin2.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 8,550
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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