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HideWin

Editors' Review

by   / February 27, 2009

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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Editors' Review

by   / February 27, 2009

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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Full Specifications

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 2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP

Download Information

File Size 16.77KB
File Name hidewin2.zip

Popularity

Total Downloads 9,070
Downloads Last Week 1

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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