Category Archives: Auxiliary & Enhance

Mouse without Borders – Control up to 4 computers from a single mouse and keyboard

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Mouse without Borders (AKA: Mouse w/o Borders) is a keyboard & mouse auxiliary tool released by Microsoft, developed by Truong Do from Microsoft Garage in 2011. This small tool allows user to use a set of keyboard and mouse to control multiple computers (up to 4), including copy/paste (i.e. share the clipboard), drag & drop, and other common file operations on different computers just like using the same computer, thus greatly improving the work efficiency.

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[v7.5, v2.5, v4.0] AdGuard – Cross-platform ads blocking edge tool

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AppNee will never violate its initial and final mission for profit – to recommend and share any great software we found. That’s why you can only see the recommendation for the AD blocking applications in just a few software download websites. Today, it turns to AdGuard.

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[v5.3] Start Menu 8 – Bring back the classic Start Menu to Windows 8/8.1

As is known to all, Windows 8 removes the traditional start menu, which makes a lot of old users unaccustomed. Although the Windows 10 Technical Preview has brought back this feature, before the Windows 10 officially released, for users are still using Windows 8/8.1, we still can use Start Menu 8 to get our long-expected start menu back.

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[v2.9.5, v1.7.6, v2.1.2] 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”.

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[v1.95] 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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[v1.18] TidyTabs – Give every program a tabbed user interface

Opening multiple windows of Windows Explorer or interfaces of multiple programs is the basic operation that any computer user cannot avoid, which is not only a usage habit, but also to improve work efficiency. However, that actually reduces work efficiency to some extent. Because you’ll have to go back and forth in a cluttered windows layout to find your target window and switch between them (the taskbar is crowded, the windows on desktop are overlapped).

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Print Friendly & PDF – Only best PDF printer for all web browsers

Usually, to print or save a web page as PDF document, we can use the built-in printing function provided by web browser or choose the method of taking a screenshot before printing it out instead. But either will inevitably print out the ads and some other unnecessary contents on the page, thus wasting a lot of space on page. If you often need to print or save web pages, Print Friendly & PDF is the perfect tool to save much time, effort and resource for your printing work!

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