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Fences

Clean up icon clutter on your desktop.

4 stars Editors' rating on Jan 6, 2015
4 stars Users' rating out of 1185 reviews
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5,308,589 total downloads
4,317 last week
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ObjectDock

Place favorite Web links, program shortcuts, and widgets on a fun, animated, and easy-to-use dock.

4 stars Editors' rating on Aug 27, 2014
4 stars Users' rating out of 805 reviews
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12,998,994 total downloads
1,875 last week
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WindowBlinds

Customize the look and feel of the Windows desktop interface with skins.

4 stars Editors' rating on Jun 18, 2013
3.5 stars Users' rating out of 710 reviews
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18,419,137 total downloads
2,104 last week
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Start8

Return the Windows 7 style Start menu to Windows 8.

4 stars Editors' rating on Sep 5, 2014
4.5 stars Users' rating out of 52 reviews
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1,505,304 total downloads
5,342 last week
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CursorFX

Give your Windows 8, 7, XP, or Vista cursor a wide range of effects.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Feb 27, 2015
4 stars Users' rating out of 391 reviews
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6,255,358 total downloads
1,850 last week
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DeskScapes 8

Customize your wallpapers and screensavers with pictures and videos.

3.5 stars Users' rating out of 75 reviews
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1,427,092 total downloads
2,078 last week
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IconPackager

Change your icons by grouping them into themed packages.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 7, 2009
4 stars Users' rating out of 89 reviews
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4,583,240 total downloads
726 last week
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LogonStudio

Customize your Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 logon screen.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Jan 23, 2009
3.5 stars Users' rating out of 156 reviews
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3,523,855 total downloads
539 last week
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WindowFX

Maximize your Windows experience with animations and effects.

3.5 stars Users' rating out of 92 reviews
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1,785,082 total downloads
547 last week
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BootSkin

Customize your bootup screen with your own images.

4 stars Editors' rating on Feb 27, 2009
3 stars Users' rating out of 263 reviews
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4,101,598 total downloads
119 last week
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How to get the Start menu back in Windows 8

Several third-party utilities can serve as Start menu replacements for Windows 8 users who aren't as keen on the new Start screen.

By May 27, 2014

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Windows 8 Start menu from Microsoft? Not till 2015

It's looking like Microsoft's new "mini" Start menu for Windows 8.x won't be part of Windows 8.1 Update 2 as rumored.

By June 2, 2014

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How to run Windows 8 apps on the desktop with ModernMix

Windows 8 apps are limited to running in full-screen mode, but a new program by StarDock allows you to run apps on the desktop like any other desktop program.

By March 8, 2013

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Getting started with Twitter for Windows 8

The new Twitter app for Windows 8 has some familiar features as well as a few new ones that are specific to Windows 8. We'll show you how to get started with the new app.

By March 14, 2013

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Microsoft won't wait for 'Blue' to update Windows 8 core apps

Microsoft may have refreshes for its Mail, Calendar, Music and Games apps for Windows 8 and Windows RT in its app store as soon as this month.

By March 7, 2013

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How to log in directly to the Windows 8 desktop with Start8

Start8 can help you bypass the Windows 8 start screen and go directly to your desktop.

By July 20, 2012

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Miss the start button in Windows 8? This app will bring it back

Microsoft decided to jettison the familiar desktop start button in its upcoming OS, but a utility from Stardock offers a promising alternative.

By March 22, 2012

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Steve Jobs and the Apple MacBook: The laptop that changed (almost) everything

See how the MacBook line of laptops has managed to be both contrarian and influential at the same time.

By August 25, 2011

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GameFly acquires Direct2Drive PC digital distribution service

GameFly announces acquisition of Direct2Drive PC game digital distribution service from IGN.

By May 25, 2011

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GameStop considering a gaming tablet

GameStop President Tony Bartel tells GamaSutra that if the company's partners can't come up with a tablet "that's great for gaming," GameStop would go it alone.

By April 6, 2011