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WinPlusX Brings Windows 8 Win+X Menu In Windows 7, Vista and XP

Unlike previous versions of Windows, the newly released Windows 8 CP has several new quick access shortcuts for doing things quickly and effortlessly. For example, the new Win + X shortcut key brings ‘System Utility Settings’ menu, which includes several system utilities including Network Connections, Device Manager, Event Viewer, Disk Management, and many more in Windows 8. You can bring the same feature to Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 with a free utility WinPlusX.

WinPlusX is a free portable application designed to bring Windows 8’s System Utility Settings menu to Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. As its name suggests you can open this menu by pressing Win+X on your keyboard or by right mouse click.

WinPlusX is easy to use and gives quick access shortcuts for different system tools, including Task Manager, Control Panel, Windows Explorer, Registry Editor, Notepad, Run dialog box, etc by using Win+X key.
Moreover, you can add your own custom shortcuts to the menu. For example shortcut for frequently used programs, etc.

 WinPlusX works on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 (32/64bit) and can be downloaded from source here. Required .NET Framework 4 for running the program (via).


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