Vista "Switch Between windows" for XP

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Is there a plug in or tool for XP that simulates Vista's "Switch Between windows"?
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LeeTutorretired
Top Expert 2009

Commented:
Are you talking about "Flip 3D"?  If so, then this page gives an XP program that does what you want:

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/01/13/alternative-to-use-windows-vista-flip-3d-feature-in-windows-xp-with-topdesk/
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Alt-Tab Replacement
http://download.microsoft.com/download/whistler/Install/2/WXP/EN-US/TaskswitchPowertoySetup.exe
This is a MS tool, that gives a preview when using Alt+Tab....

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We tried LeeTutor link, but we're looking for something free; nevertheless, within the link there another link to "Shock Aero" which is pretty close and free (but kind'a slow).

TaskswitchPowertoySetup.exe doesn't come close, and even messed up my Windows displaying garbage.

Hiw do I uninstall it?


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Top Expert 2009
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Another program that presumably is free and does the Flip 3D in XP:

http://www.softzilla.blogspot.com/2008/01/win-xp-flip-3d.html

And I believe this is another one which is free:

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/10/31/enjoy-flip-3d-effect-in-your-windows-xp/
LeeTutorretired
Top Expert 2009

Commented:
I have never used any of those programs, by the way.  As to how to uninstall Taskswitch PowerToy, it probably can be uninstalled in Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs.

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Tried it...in Control Panel is not there.

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WinFlip is Great!  We're testing with 10 widows open and is fast
LeeTutorretired
Top Expert 2009

Commented:
It looks like this page has some things to say about how the Taskswitch Powertoy is installed and uninstalled:

http://www.file.net/process/taskswitch.exe.html

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Commented:
Excellent!

Thanx

OFF WITH THE HEAD!


Hey listen...thanx lots for the links!!!!!
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Top Expert 2011

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Just caught back up here, and wanted to apologize the XP Powertoy gave you so many problems...
Never had a single problem with it, and I use it on all new builds.... Glad you found a good solution though....

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Thanx John...you gotta heck out WinFlip, real low memory consumption and fast switching; its great!!

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