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Rainmeter Tutorial 1 – Installation

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Rainmeter Tutorial 1 – Installation

Rainmeter is the latest in a long line of widget and gadget engines that allow you to make more use of that empty space on your desktop. Rainmeter is open source and non-commercial, meaning it won’t suddenly disappear just because executives in a board meeting decided it should.

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WindowFX 5 Tutorial 2 – Awesome Window Animations

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WindowFX 5 Tutorial 2 – Awesome Window Animations

WindowFX 5 is a super powerful Windows enhancement and skinning utility. If you loved the Windows Aero interface in Windows Vista and Windows 7, but it just wasn’t cool enough for you, you’ll love WindowFX 5. Of course, there’s more to the program than just fancy effects, the software can add additional functionality to Aero or Desktop Snap, add transparency effects to windows even in Windows 8 and more.

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Stardock WindowFX 5 – Tutorial 1 – Installation

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Stardock WindowFX 5 – Tutorial 1 – Installation

Stardock WindowFX5 is a fun and practical window skinning utility and desktop enhancement. The program can add stunning visual effects to your windows, menus and Start menu. It also extends the Desktop/Aero snap functionality, adds new useful options to your right click context menu and much more. Use it on its own or with Stardocks other advanced skinning and theming utilities to build the ultimate Windows desktop!

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Stardock DeskScapes 8 Tutorial 2 – Stunning looking animated wallpaper

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Stardock DeskScapes 8 Tutorial 2 – Stunning looking animated wallpaper

Stardock DeskScapes 8 brings animated desktop backgrounds, also known as ‘dreams’ to Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. In this tutorial we will show you how to use this excellent program to apply an animated desktop background. We will also show you how to download new dreams from Stardock Software’s Dream Gallery.

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Stardock DeskScapes 8 Tutorial 1 – Installation

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Stardock DeskScapes 8 Tutorial 1 – Installation

Stardock DeskScapes8 brings animated desktop backgrounds or ‘dreams’ to Windows 7 and Windows 8 users. With a huge selection of animated wallpapers (or dreams) now available for download, Deskscapes 8 will make your PC desktop look truly stunning.

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WindowBlinds 8 Tutorial 3 – Troubleshooting

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WindowBlinds 8 Tutorial 3 – Troubleshooting

Occasionally you may come across a program that simply doesn’t work correctly when WindowBlinds skins it. This isn’t too much of a problem, because it is possible to exclude an application from being skinned altogether. In this video, we’ll show you how you can do this.

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