Option to desensitize 4 corners of windows

Please provide option to desensitize a configurable area of 4 corners of the window, in order to allow me to use Finestra in Windows 8 Metro with a less stressful attitude. Thank you for your kind...

Id #19767 | Release: None | Updated: May 26, 2013 at 10:21 AM by CynthiAvishegnath | Created: May 26, 2013 at 10:21 AM by CynthiAvishegnath

Behaviour change request: application desktop enforcement.

When running or switching to a program, Finestra correctly enforces its desktop setting rules. This is fine except that it would be much more helpful if Finestra follows the program and brings it a...

Id #19753 | Release: None | Updated: Jun 21, 2013 at 4:45 PM by Audriusa | Created: May 22, 2013 at 4:40 PM by xanda

Hotkeys: configuration is not correctly saved.

When disabling certain hotkeys, they appear active again immediately after reopening the options dialog box.

Id #19752 | Release: None | Updated: May 22, 2013 at 4:34 PM by xanda | Created: May 22, 2013 at 4:34 PM by xanda

Exception: The parameter is incorrect.

I'm running Finestra v.2.5.4501.1476 on Windows 7 64-bit SP1. I received this error today and was asked in the popup to post this here: Finestra Error Report System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception...

Id #19593 | Release: None | Updated: Apr 11, 2013 at 9:57 PM by timothymowens | Created: Apr 11, 2013 at 9:57 PM by timothymowens

Desktop shuffling and disappearing windows

I'm using Finestra 2.5.4501.1476 on Windows XP Pro. I've got configured 6 virtual desktops on a 3x2 array over two monitors, each of the desktops with a different background. Many times I need to c...

Id #18711 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by Plop | Created: Sep 27, 2012 at 8:50 AM by jsantander

Finestra (2.5.4500.15394) crashes on startup

Finestra crashes on startup. Attached is the error log. Previous version: 2.1.0.0 works fine     Finestra Error Report   System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException: Root element is missing. ...

Id #18650 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by jhetrick | Created: Sep 17, 2012 at 3:41 PM by jhetrick

Failure to keep windows in correct desktop during loading

When software (usually programs with a splash screen, but not all), such as Visual Studio is busy loading and you switch desktops, the program window will still be on the screen on whatever desktop...

Id #18521 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by zhuman | Created: Aug 23, 2012 at 12:46 AM by coolmanjh

Virtual Desktops not starting

Finestra Error Report   System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly 'SlimDX.dll' or one of its dependencies. The specified module could not be found. File name: 'SlimDX.dll' ...

Id #18458 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by bellizima | Created: Aug 12, 2012 at 11:12 PM by helix031

Finestra stops working when Refreshing List in Recover Windows

Quite regularly, a window will disappear after I move it to another desktop then immediately switch to that desktop.   The missing window doesn't appear to be in the Valid Hidden Windows list and w...

Id #18289 | Release: None | Updated: May 28, 2013 at 11:02 PM by BradWaite | Created: Jun 28, 2012 at 4:32 PM by BradWaite

Excel toolbar missing

If I open an Excel file and change it to other desktop (i.e. Win+Ctrl+2), when I change to that desktop, the Excel program has lost the toolbar of the upper area.   In this situation, I have to clo...

Id #18166 | Release: None | Updated: Mar 11 at 8:56 AM by manofiran | Created: Jun 1, 2012 at 11:01 AM by Maal656

Show All Windows doesn't open the window on other virtual desktop

After launching "show all windows" I can't open/show window which is on the other virtual desktop. After double click nothing happens.   It works only for windows opened in the current virtual desk...

Id #18091 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by radmen | Created: May 20, 2012 at 3:33 PM by radmen

SlimDX

I installed Finestra on my 64-bit Win7 machine and received the following error:   An unhandled exception occurred in Finestra: Could not load file or assembly 'SlimDX.dll' or one of its dependenci...

Id #17945 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by stasyska | Created: Apr 27, 2012 at 5:13 PM by wvineyard

Certain app stuck on taskbar

Currently using version 2.5.4501.1476, been using the application it since the 0.9 days. OS is Vista Business 32bit.   This has been an issue for quite some time, I just never bothered to report i...

Id #17828 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by drcheap | Created: Apr 13, 2012 at 5:20 PM by drcheap

Finestra Icon in Task Switcher

Hey!   I am using a Win 7 64bit with the latest Finestra.   Whenever I press Alt-Tab to switch windows, regardless whether there is any window open or not (in the screenshot attached, there is no ...

Id #17787 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by cdavid | Created: Apr 8, 2012 at 4:42 PM by cdavid

Error Retrieving window rectangle exception

Received following when moving mouse over start button 'area':   See the end of this message for details on invoking just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.   ************** Excep...

Id #17776 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by grangeway | Created: Apr 6, 2012 at 11:26 AM by grangeway

ould not load file or assembly 'SlimDX.dll' or one of its dependencies

Finestra Error Report   System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly 'SlimDX.dll' or one of its dependencies. The specified module could not be found. File name: 'SlimDX.dll' ...

Id #17616 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by zhuman | Created: Mar 16, 2012 at 7:05 PM by falsemyrmidon

options not saved

I love finestra, but I have some complaints:   every upgrade I have to reset my preferences. the default key combinations conflict with Windows 7 key shortcuts with the most recent 2.5 version, my...

Id #17614 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by enaic | Created: Mar 15, 2012 at 9:01 PM by rjrizzuto

Selecting text while dragging with mouse on edge of screen, switches desktop moving the active window

Hi.   When I am selecting some text by holding the left mouse button down and moving the pointer to the bottom of the screen, the clock to change desktop will start ticking. When the desktop change...

Id #17593 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by wigster | Created: Mar 13, 2012 at 3:18 PM by wigster

Edge of Screen dragging broken

If you disable the Windows 7 Taskbar icon then dragging to the edge of the window no longer works.

Id #17508 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by dlanclos | Created: Feb 29, 2012 at 9:21 AM by ElvenSpellmaker

Windows Returning in Incorrect Positions

I am using 2.5.4500.15394 on Win7 64-bit. When I switch from one virtual desktop to another and then back to the original one, the windows on the original desktop have moved from their original po...

Id #17484 | Release: None | Updated: Mar 18, 2013 at 6:44 PM by artem001 | Created: Feb 27, 2012 at 2:12 PM by elgertam

Version 2.5 does not work on Win7 64 bit

Hi, I installed the latest version this morning, but Windows reports it cannot start the application. So I went back to version 2.1.

Id #17482 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by zhuman | Created: Feb 27, 2012 at 12:17 AM by redsofa

Per-Desktop Wallpapers Broken

See issue [workitem:15292]. Sorry, but this issue has come back for 2.1.4..... (Great software, thanks).

Id #16965 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by sdhengsoft | Created: Nov 28, 2011 at 10:21 PM by sdhengsoft

Finestra Crashed when opening switcher with <Control>Z

I was looking at the help for the switcher and then hit <control>Z. Finestra crashed. Here is the windows log info on the crash:   Log Name: Application Source: Application Error Date...

Id #16613 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by SFXGroup | Created: Sep 22, 2011 at 7:05 PM by skelker

Unhandled exception; Object name: 'IconToolbar'

When switching desktops, an unhandled exception is given. Cannot access a disposed object. Object name: 'IconToolbar'.   See the end of this message for details on invoking just-in-time (JIT) debu...

Id #16612 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by maesmatt | Created: Sep 22, 2011 at 4:26 PM by tmerc

Splash screen disable option doesn't work

The splash screen disable option does not actually disable the splash screen (oops!).

Id #16586 | Release: 2.1 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Sep 17, 2011 at 6:33 PM by zhuman

Clicking balloon always opens update window

Clicking the balloon popup when a window is pushed to a given desktop always opens the update window rather than moving to the correct desktop.

Id #16585 | Release: 2.1 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Sep 17, 2011 at 6:32 PM by zhuman

Window Watcher causes minimize animation to be disabled

The WindowWatcher feature, by which Finestra watches for top level windows that need to be pushed to other desktops automatically, causes the window minimizing animation to be disabled. This is due...

Id #16583 | Release: 2.0 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Sep 16, 2011 at 11:29 PM by zhuman

Plugin Model

Implement a simple model for writing and loading plugins. Reorganize the code base by making the major components into plugins. The user-visible windows, hotkeys, and tray icons should be rolled in...

Id #16551 | Release: 2.0 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Sep 11, 2011 at 12:55 AM by zhuman

Feature Request: Change desktop folder

Have you got plans to add functionallity to change desktop folder?   If you'll have some plugin scenario i can do it myself.

Id #16508 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by DenisAgarev | Created: Sep 4, 2011 at 7:09 AM by DenisAgarev

minimized windows

When switching desktops, Finestra restores minimized windows under Windows XP.

Id #16484 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by reid3844 | Created: Aug 29, 2011 at 5:17 PM by reid3844

Improve fullscreen switcher to be more interactive

Improve the visual cues on the fullscreen switcher to include: Highlights on hovered windows Fix Z-order changing of the thumbnails on click

Id #16161 | Release: 2.0 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Jun 23, 2011 at 8:30 PM by zhuman

Place current desktop number on taskbar icon

Place a small overlay onto the taskbar entry that has the number of the current desktop displayed on it.

Id #16160 | Release: 2.0 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Jun 23, 2011 at 8:27 PM by zhuman

windows are not in correct order when changing desktop

Dears, Thanks a lot for this nice piece of software, I have linux on my personal laptop and was missing the desktops on the company one.   I have an issue that when I change desktop the windows are...

Id #16040 | Release: 2.0 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Jun 9, 2011 at 1:56 PM by timbiker

Run as administrator applications follow when switching desktops

I have applications that I 'run as administrator', as I don't have admin rights on the computer I am prompted to run them using different credentials. When I switch desktops they follow, even when ...

Id #15857 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by zhuman | Created: May 11, 2011 at 11:20 AM by Adamzman

Using the 'switcher' in Vista causes unhandled exceptions

Whenever I use the Win+Z hotkey to view the 'switcher' of Finestra v1.2 in Win Vista, I get an unhandled exception message for every window that's open on every virtual desktop.   Take a look at th...

Id #15759 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by Xavion | Created: Apr 26, 2011 at 12:05 AM by Xavion

Windows randomly disappear

Unlike item #7653, they are not disappearing only from secondary monitors or inactive desktops; apparently, they disappear when switching desktops, at random times.   Using Vista Business 32 bits.

Id #15694 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by rjasinski | Created: Apr 14, 2011 at 2:07 AM by rjasinski

FVD Crashing on start-up.

I have downloaded version 1.2 as instructed on earlier posts. It did not help. I am running Windows7 Professional 64-bit. Here is the text from the event log: Fault bucket 1751194982, type 5 Eve...

Id #15527 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by litchj | Created: Mar 15, 2011 at 9:31 PM by litchj

Validate Hotkeys WHILE asigning them (BEFORE program restart)

When assigning the hotkeys, it would be VERY useful if the combinations are checked before restarting the program, in the dialog box. So you don't have to restart the program many times until you f...

Id #15441 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by dlanclos | Created: Mar 2, 2011 at 9:51 AM by cs6c

Show All Windows not working

Show All Windows (hotkey: Win+F9) does nothing. I currently have 3 instances of VS2010 open on 3 different desktops as well as Google Chrome and a Skype IM window on the first desktop. When hitting...

Id #15361 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by virgilturner | Created: Feb 18, 2011 at 11:12 AM by alimbada

Finestra Virtual Desktops very own tray icon cannot be hidden

Would you please add an option to totally "hide" vdm from the desktop? At the moment I can't hide the tray icon at all and I didn't find the option in the config :)

Id #15345 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by RLF24 | Created: Feb 17, 2011 at 2:53 PM by ChrisIT

Autostart option

Please consider adding an option to allow the auto-start behavior to be selectable. I would like to see these choices:   no autostart autostart for only the current user autostart for all users

Id #15331 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by zhuman | Created: Feb 15, 2011 at 2:01 PM by rjrizzuto

losing preferences

On each upgrade, 1.0->1.1, and 1.1_>1.2, I have lost my hot key preferences.

Id #15325 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by sompet | Created: Feb 14, 2011 at 2:34 PM by rjrizzuto

"Show all windows" not working

The "show all windows" feature is not working in Finestra 1.2 (worked fine with 1.1) The screen is dimmed, but no window appears.   Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit.

Id #15319 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by amews_aj | Created: Feb 13, 2011 at 4:05 PM by amews_aj

Splash screen won't disappear after program restart

On Windows 7 64-bit, the splash screen won't disappear after a program restart. This bug is reproducible on other win7 64-bit systems. Haven't tested it on other OS versions.   Reproduce bug: 1) Ru...

Id #15317 | Release: 2.0 | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by Huskehn | Created: Feb 13, 2011 at 12:27 PM by dermajor

Visual Studio windows behaves as a sticky window

On windows 7 x64 all Visual Studio windows are visible on all desktops. Also, the hot-keys involving win+top-row numbers is broken, as these are used by 7.

Id #15297 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by zhuman | Created: Feb 11, 2011 at 10:06 AM by tuxbear

Per-Desktop Wallpapers Broken (V 1.1)

After upgrading from 1.0 to 1.1 I have found that the per-desktop option isn't working anymore. I have restarted the program multiple times with the same result. I would like to see this issue fi...

Id #15292 | Release: 1.2 | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by sdhengsoft | Created: Feb 11, 2011 at 2:47 AM by BFisch06

Page contents ghosting in open IE on windows 7

If an IE window is open in windows 7, the contents of the desktop gets ghosted in the IE window when switching from desktop to desktop. The only way to fix it is to minimize the IE window and maxi...

Id #15291 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by zhuman | Created: Feb 10, 2011 at 10:37 PM by jwhite128

Visual Studio Doesn't Behave Properly

There are two issues I am having with Finestra   1) The preview window on the full screen switcher does not show up properly. Instead of Visual Studio, I see a secondary mapping of the desktops. Pr...

Id #15286 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by zhuman | Created: Feb 10, 2011 at 2:58 PM by dbialac

Shouldn't ask confirmation at Windows shutdown

The "Do you want to close Finestra completely and move all windows to the current desktop?" should not be asked at Windows shutdown. It blocks shutdown and Windows 7 very soon gives a message about...

Id #15261 | Release: 1.1 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by rjrizzuto | Created: Feb 7, 2011 at 7:47 PM by sompet

Crashes when restarting

When you change an item of configuration that requires a restart, finestra crashes after displaying the logo.

Id #15253 | Release: 1.1 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Feb 6, 2011 at 8:11 PM by thosrtanner

Add option to hide taskbar item

Please add an option to hide the permanent taskbar item for the new Finestra version. For me, the keyboard shortcuts and the system tray icon are enough and the taskbar item only consumes unnecessa...

Id #15252 | Release: 1.1 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Feb 6, 2011 at 5:37 PM by sompet

Unhandled Exception

I keep getting the below unhandled exception. It started occuring after I successfully moved a window from one desktop to another. Before I did this, I would double-click on a desktop (regardless o...

Id #15127 | Release: 1.0 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Jan 20, 2011 at 10:26 PM by dbialac

Unhandled Exception

I keep getting the below unhandled exception. It started occuring after I successfully moved a window from one desktop to another. Before I did this, I would double-click on a desktop (regardless o...

Id #15126 | Release: 1.0 | Updated: Jun 14, 2013 at 8:28 AM by zhuman | Created: Jan 20, 2011 at 10:25 PM by dbialac

Switching desktops does not remember application order

I have the same application running multiple times in one desktop in a sequence (for charts) with the smallest first, secondly medium and then long timeframe. The problem is if I switch to another...

Id #13409 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by mattsines | Created: Jun 1, 2010 at 5:33 PM by birzos

Window needs attention is forced to current desktop

Issue Window needs attention is forced to current desktop tested with Visual studio 2005   Reproduce issue.   Run a VS project which has break point Switch desktop before the breakpoint is reached...

Id #10921 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by santhosh | Created: Nov 11, 2009 at 4:54 AM by santhosh

OverflowException in Form.fadeTimer_Tick (and resolution)

I really like this application. The transparent popups are beautiful. Nice work! It crashed when I installed it (on Vista) so I downloaded the source and fixed two bugs. Here's the second:   An Ove...

Id #10882 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by boblail | Created: Nov 4, 2009 at 2:29 PM by boblail

ArgumentException in UpdatesForm.UpdatesFileFound (and resolution)

I really like this application. The transparent popups are beautiful. Nice work! It crashed when I installed it (on Vista) so I downloaded the source and fixed two bugs. Here's the first:   An Argu...

Id #10881 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by boblail | Created: Nov 4, 2009 at 2:27 PM by boblail

Poor performance in Windows 7

It worked fine in vista, but really pisses me off in Windows 7. It's really slow and non responsive in 7.

Id #10864 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by leekelleher | Created: Nov 1, 2009 at 1:40 PM by aizkora

"Send Window to Desktop #" is not working.

I am using Windows Vista Business SP1, with dual monitors, and VDDM 0.9.1. The window context menu (using windows + W) "Send Window to Desktop #" is not having any effect on the windows.

Id #10731 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by cortexcompiler | Created: Oct 6, 2009 at 4:09 PM by cortexcompiler

unhandled exception

Nice program, currently using it in Windows 7. However, I get a crash with the following message: I would love to see an update for this, as it works (aside from this) wonderful   ************** Ex...

Id #10664 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by CHfish | Created: Sep 20, 2009 at 12:13 PM by theraven1982

Desktop Mgr won't dock

When I open VDM it is docked in the lower right corner. Shortly, it moves to the upper left corner, and there it sticks.   I can change the bar from horizontal to vertical, but I can't drag it to ...

Id #10651 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by Gberman | Created: Sep 18, 2009 at 2:27 AM by Gberman

Shortcut key stuck!

Sometimes after i use a shortcut key like WindowsStartKey+2 to switch to different desktop, the windowsStartKey press seems to get stuck. So that the next key that i press will be interpreted as Wi...

Id #10646 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by promosrus | Created: Sep 17, 2009 at 10:42 PM by promosrus

Terminates abruptly (crashes) spontaneously under Windows Vista

I am running Windows Vista SP2 on a 32 bit Pentium Dual 1.6GHz system with 4GB or RAM. The Vista/XP Virtual Desktop Manager has crashed three times in the last hour, leaving all of the windows on m...

Id #10579 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by AndyS01 | Created: Sep 3, 2009 at 10:35 PM by Randys

Desktop switching slows down after a few hours

Hi,   after running the VVDM for at least 2 hours on Vista x64 SP2, desktop switching is taking up to 20 seconds. It feels like it's really slowing down and then speeding up for a few seconds when ...

Id #10369 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by Stony | Created: Jul 29, 2009 at 7:08 PM by Stony

Dameware cannot be moved from the desktop it was opened on

I cannot move an open Dameware application to another desktop, but I can open a new instance from another desktop.

Id #10295 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by chriswooton | Created: Jul 10, 2009 at 3:56 PM by chriswooton

window animations

the window animation during minimizing becomes the same as window closing animation in vista when vdm is running. it would be better to see the correct animation for minimizing windows.

Id #10219 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by ugur | Created: Jun 30, 2009 at 6:33 PM by ugur

No Windows Live Messenger Alerts

When Windows Live Messenger is open in a different virtual desktop to the one you have open you don't get any new message alerts.

Id #10100 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by paddyuk | Created: Jun 6, 2009 at 8:59 PM by paddyuk

Check for updates takes forever

When I click on Check for updates... it goes on and on and doesn't get anywhere, the progress bar staying indefinitelly.

Id #10043 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by madcoder | Created: May 26, 2009 at 5:42 PM by madcoder

Steam chat switches spaces with you

While messaging with another user on the Steam game client, the chat window will follow you to whatever space you switch to.

Id #9967 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by railmaster7 | Created: May 12, 2009 at 10:02 PM by railmaster7

Maximized Remote Desktop Connections won't recognize switch commands

I think a pretty common use of this product would be similar to my situation. Make a remote connection to a different machine with Remote Desktop Connection. To switch away from that connection, I ...

Id #9847 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by mig | Created: Apr 24, 2009 at 5:00 PM by dlveazie

The Switcher (StartKey+Z) - Workspaces aren't clickable

Hello   Within VDM, there is a feature called 'Switcher'. The hotkey for this feature is StartKey+Z.   For some reason, when I click different WorkSpaces within the switcher (Full-Screen) the progr...

Id #9798 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by WorkSpacer | Created: Apr 19, 2009 at 8:15 AM by WorkSpacer

Memory leak when using windows key + z

I am running Windows XP with SP3 (same problem under SP2 though). There seems to be a memory leak when using the windows key + z combination to bring up the switcher screen. The executable starts...

Id #9234 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by pengurus | Created: Feb 11, 2009 at 4:12 PM by ajsica

Doesn't remember per-desktop wallpaper settings from reboot to reboot

Virtual Desktop doesn't remember per-desktop wallpaper settings from reboot to reboot

Id #8992 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by drfe | Created: Jan 21, 2009 at 5:10 PM by trparky

System.IO.IOException: The process cannot access the file 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Z-Systems\Vista\XP Virtual Desktops\0.9.1.0\2.JPG' because it is being used by another process

Steps to reproduce" Launch VDM. Open firefox on desktop 1. Using icons in lower right, select desktop 3. Select desktop 2, then 1, then 3, then 2. Get the attached error screen (.jpg) and the full ...

Id #8914 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by Lefthand50 | Created: Jan 14, 2009 at 3:23 AM by Lefthand50

no windows in any desktop

Steps: Activate the Swithcer. Expect: See each of the windows that are open in at least one of the desktop. Actual Result: None of the windows are associated to a desktop. Therefore, the applicati...

Id #8323 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by cortexcompiler | Created: Nov 28, 2008 at 8:33 PM by rdeeran

System.OverflowException

I got a System.OverflowException when I switch desktops(Windows 2003 SP1). The following info is in Chinese.   有关调用实时(JIT)调试而不是此对话框的详细信息, 请参见此消息的结尾。   ************** 异常文本 ************** System.Over...

Id #8312 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by z16166 | Created: Nov 28, 2008 at 1:25 AM by z16166

Windows positionning, reset when switching desktop

I'am using a software that's allow me to change the windows position in the taskbar (taskix). You can find it : http://taskix.robustit.com/ So when i'am changing the window position in the taskbar,...

Id #8296 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by leekelleher | Created: Nov 26, 2008 at 1:43 PM by ouhman

mini-toolbar rt-click Send Current Window broken

On choosing right-click menu, Send Current Window to Desktop option sends ALL windows over to the target desktop.   It would be especially nice if the program modified the sysmenu of all windows to...

Id #8068 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by cortexcompiler | Created: Nov 13, 2008 at 6:09 PM by wrowe

System.Exception: Error retrieving window rectangle

A crash occurred while switching desktops.   The machine on which this error occurred follows:   Hardware: Dell Precision T3400 Intel Core 2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz 1.79 GHz, 2.00 GB of RAM   Software: ...

Id #7919 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by dwymi02 | Created: Oct 30, 2008 at 6:19 AM by dwymi02

Window redraw not hapenning for IE on desktop switching

Create a few desktops. Put Internet Explorer in one, anything else in some other. From any non-IE-holding desktop, switch into the desktop with IE. The main are of the IE window (that normally disp...

Id #7890 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by mchipguru | Created: Oct 26, 2008 at 8:29 PM by bjbarouch

Stay on Desktop not working

I have assinged several programs to specific desktops and not seen this work even once. I have used the program name as it appears on the title bar, on the applications tab of task manager, and as ...

Id #7881 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by bigboy1234 | Created: Oct 25, 2008 at 12:11 AM by bjbarouch

Faulty restarts

VDM needs to restart for many option changes. Sometimes it shuts down but does not ocme back up. Either in this case or in the case that you manually select Exit from the menu, it would not run aga...

Id #7880 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by bjbarouch | Created: Oct 25, 2008 at 12:08 AM by bjbarouch

Hotkey conflicts

Hotkey conflicts are not handled well. If there is a conflict, there is no indication of what the conflict is with. I am not sure but I think VDM sometimes overwrites the rpevious hotkey assignment...

Id #7879 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by bjbarouch | Created: Oct 25, 2008 at 12:07 AM by bjbarouch

Vista 64bit SP1 Ultimate Problems

*IE Explorer Firefox Opera : Webinterface Problems , Not responding. *After install , Vista Goes berserk : CPU usage Goes up From 16% to 60% (INTEL CORE2 Quad Q9550 45nm (2.83) 12288KB Socket 775 1...

Id #7842 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by Cray | Created: Oct 18, 2008 at 11:01 AM by Cray

Windows on secondary monitor disappear after using for extended periods

After using vdm 0.9.1.0 for extended period of time, the windows on my second monitor disappear. The only way to get them back is by recovering windows.

Id #7653 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by rjasinski | Created: Sep 23, 2008 at 5:57 AM by shivbijlani

Missing windows/applications when switching back

I just installed 0.9.1 on my XP laptop. Everything works fine but sometimes my applications go missing when I switch few times back & forth. The applications can be seen in the task manager but exp...

Id #7618 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by npglasser | Created: Sep 17, 2008 at 9:20 PM by metal

Modify alt-tab to show all windows, jump to target desktop

In build 0.9, alt+tab shows only open applications on the current desktop. Ideally, alt-tab should show ALL open applications, and automatically activate the desktop on which the target of the swi...

Id #7584 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by wrowe | Created: Sep 12, 2008 at 9:11 PM by beginners_mind

Bug: Taskbar is hidden with "full view" application

I'm using Windows XP professional and VDM 0.9.1. For reading PDF files I use Foxit Reader 2.3. To maximize the reading comfort, I use the 'Full view' mode. This overlays the entire screen, includin...

Id #7412 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by yvanhal | Created: Aug 25, 2008 at 1:34 PM by yvanhal

Exception due to non existing windows listed in Recover Windows dialog

Hello, VVDM Exception shows up when attempting to show hidden window using Recover Windows dialog (for certain listed windows). The dialog lists a lot of windows and some are probably "dead" one...

Id #7319 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by yato | Created: Aug 15, 2008 at 8:42 AM by yato

Docked items leaving footprint on multiple desktops

I have some applications that leave their footprints on other desktops when docked. If I use the minimize when hidden feature the applications do not 'redock' when the desktop is displayed again.

Id #7193 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by greenteagod | Created: Aug 4, 2008 at 9:03 PM by greenteagod

Runtime exception occurred running Vistual Desktop Manager Version 0.9.1.0

See the end of this message for details on invoking just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.   ************** Exception Text ************** System.OverflowException: Arithmetic ope...

Id #7118 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by Dale_DMT | Created: Jul 28, 2008 at 4:08 PM by dwymi02

opening programs in desktop

i would like to be able to basically attach a specific program such as IE to a specific desktop, so even if i dont have a IE window open, when i do open one it will automatically go directly to tha...

Id #7079 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by soth | Created: Jul 25, 2008 at 4:09 AM by orion1o3

Switching between Desktops

I would really like to be able to display the desktop switcher without using the keyboard, rather i would like to be able to use my middle mouse button and the simply single click on the desktop th...

Id #7078 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by Marc_in_NH | Created: Jul 25, 2008 at 4:04 AM by orion1o3

per desktop backgrounds not working properly

When a user logs out of their session, the user.config file gets updated incorrectly.   Each per user desktop gets set to the desktop in use when the user logs off.   <setting name="Desktop...

Id #7022 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by punktdawg | Created: Jul 20, 2008 at 11:30 PM by kreagan

Two minor exceptions

I hesitate to report these since the board seems to have been deluged by double posts on a similar subject...

Id #7009 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by null_pointer_us | Created: Jul 19, 2008 at 8:16 PM by null_pointer_us

Multiple runtime exceptions occur with Version 0.9.1.0

See the end of this message for details on invoking just-in-time (JIT) debugging instead of this dialog box.   ************** Exception Text ************** System.Runtime.InteropServices.ExternalE...

Id #6987 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by JHardin | Created: Jul 18, 2008 at 3:23 PM by dwymi02

Multiple Runtime exceptions occur with Desktop Manager Version 0.9.1.0

The following runtime exception occurs:

Id #6986 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by dwymi02 | Created: Jul 18, 2008 at 3:22 PM by dwymi02

Multiple Runtime exceptions occur with Virtual Desktop Manager Version 0.9.1.0

The following runtime exception occurs:

Id #6985 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by dwymi02 | Created: Jul 18, 2008 at 3:21 PM by dwymi02

Multiple Runtime exceptions occurs with Version 0.9.1.0

The following error is being reported:

Id #6984 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by dwymi02 | Created: Jul 18, 2008 at 3:19 PM by dwymi02

VDM crashes in Vista 64bit SP1

When I start the Virtual Desktop Manager on my Vista 64bit SP1 Ultimate, it crashes without seeing a GUI from the app. Only the tray icon is displaying few seconds.

Id #6973 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 22, 2013 at 1:00 AM by ASchiemann | Created: Jul 17, 2008 at 8:17 AM by ASchiemann