Category Archives: Auxiliary & Enhance

[v4.9.9.0] Windows Firewall Control – Manage Windows Firewall in an easier way

Windows Firewall Control (WFC for short) is a practical tiny app that is equivalent to a GUI extension application of the built-in Windows Firewall. It enables users on Windows Vista or higher to set up firewall rules in a much simpler and more intuitive method.

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[v1.0.1.0] FileMarker.NET – Mark file/folder with color-coded, image-coded icon

Because Mac OS supports the color customization of file/folder icons, this makes many users benefit a lot – that can greatly improve our work efficiency on computer. Windows, however, does not come with this ability naturally. That means we have to use some third-party software to realize this humanized function.

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7+ Taskbar Tweaker – Intuitive and effective Windows Taskbar customizer & enhancer

Well adjusting/tweaking the features of taskbar can undoubtedly improve the service efficiency of Windows. This is especially true for users who work with Windows all day. But all customizable items provided by Windows are listed in Taskbar and Navigation properties, very few. Therefore, we always tend to use some third-party tools to solve the functional problems of taskbar. Continue reading 7+ Taskbar Tweaker – Intuitive and effective Windows Taskbar customizer & enhancer

[v1.55] Start10 – First alternative app of Windows 10 Start Menu

Windows 10 tried to partly restore the classic start button & menu, even increased semitransparent effect for the start menu, but its usage is still not convenient enough. Especially on the fluency of menu operation, its overall performance lags far behind the classic start menu of Windows XP/7. And in fact, this is definitely not caused by users’ habit, but the failure on design (Microsoft blindly pursues avant-garde design while ignores one fact/reality – The vast majority of users is using Windows 10 on a PC, rather than a tablet with touchscreen.

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[v2.0.8] Mac OS X Unlocker for VMware – Let you emulate Mac OS X on VMware products

By default, VMware product does not support creating a Mac OS X virtual machine directly, there is no such an option at all. To install and run Mac OS X operating system in a VMware virtual machine on Windows/Linux/Mac OS X, you have to setup an unlock patch for your VMware product (it can be VMware Workstation, VMware Workstation Player, VMware Fusion or VMware ESXi/vSphere Hypervisor) first, so as to remove this restriction. Continue reading [v2.0.8] Mac OS X Unlocker for VMware – Let you emulate Mac OS X on VMware products

[v8.4] Hotkeycontrol – Customize and create Windows hotkeys

Since Logitech first started producing all kinds of multimedia keyboards, the keyboard has transformed into a console with all sorts of system functions from the original pure-text input tool. But most of our keyboards do not come with these convenient function keys, such as volume control keys, media play keys, etc. So is it possible to modify the default keyboard keys to support launching/calling the system functions? The answer is yes.

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[v2.0.9] StartIsBack – Call classic Start Menu back to Windows 8/8.1/10

StartIsBack (StartIsBack+, StartIsBack++, AKA: StartIsBack Plus, StartIsBack Plus Plus) is a series of auxiliary desktop enhancement software, specially designed for replacing the gaudy and notorious Metro UI of Window 8/8.1/10 with Windows XP/7’s classic and efficient start menu (has the most popular style and function) – which process can also be referred to as “Restore the classic start menu”. Continue reading [v2.0.9] StartIsBack – Call classic Start Menu back to Windows 8/8.1/10