Skip to main content

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).

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Surf the Web Anonymously With Firefox Add-on Phproxy

There are several web based proxy servers available to surf the internet anonymously or as from another country. The Firefox add-on (Firefox 3 – 4) Phzilla helps you view a webpage or surf the internet using the PHProxy (a type of web based proxy server) proxy servers. It is very easy and convenient to use.

Restore Lost Capacity Of Your USB Flash Drive (How to)

Some malware can hide full capacity of your USB flash drive. For example, a 4GB pen drive sometimes shows only 500kb or less. An interesting part of this situation is that, even after removing the malware or formatting the USB flash drive, you will not get back its original capacity. Therefore, the question here is how to restore a USB flash drive to its full capacity.

PaperBus-free & fast web proxy solution for anonymous internet surfing

There are several free proxy solutions available for downloading (we had covered few of them in the previous posts), but from my personal experience most of them are very slow in my country.If you are looking for a free, fast and reliable proxy solution for anonymous surfing, Here is a new multi-platform application, PaperBus (ad-supported) which lets you surf anonymously and bypass internet filters.Paper bus (brought you by Open Terrace Ltd the same company that made commercial proxy service Freedur) is very easy to use. Simply install, and run. No registration required. The only down side is there will be an ad web browser tab popping up in every twenty minutes while you are using it.Another interesting feature of PaperBus is that you can create a list of websites you don't want to surf through PaperBus.PaperBus is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux systems. Download appropriate version from here. (via)