7+ Taskbar Tweaker allows you to configure various aspects of the Windows taskbar. Most of the configuration options it provides can’t be tweaked using the taskbar properties or the registry. The tweaker is designed for Windows 7 and Windows 8.
PopSel offers simple pop-up menus to launch programs, documents, web links, Explorer windows, batch scripts etc.. PopSel loads fast, and does not remain in memory. With PopSel you can reduce the number of icons on your Desktop, or make extensions to the Quick Launch Tray. You can offer a selection of program calls with different parameters etc.. PopSel can also be integrated into other programs, if they support launching an "external program".
Do you have a notebook or keyboard without a NumLock or CapsLock indicator light? Do you have a computer without a hard drive activity light? If so, then TrayStatus is for you. TrayStatus can show you the following information in your taskbar’s notification area (system tray):
Start Killer removes the Start button from your taskbar. When you run Start Killer it remove the Start button from taskbar and give you additional space on taskbar, when you close Start Killer the Start button is again shows.
Daphne is a small (system tray) application for killing, controlling and debugging Windows' processes. It was born to kill a windows process and became almost a task manager replacement. You can kill a process by dragging the mouse over the windows, by right-clicking the process in the main process list, or by typing its name with the "Kill all by name" command. You can set a any window to be always on top, to be transparent, to be enable, et cetera.
Description: Keyndicate visually displays the current state of the CapsLock, NumLock and ScrollLock key in the tray menu. When a bar is compressed means the key is not active and when expanded signifies the key is active. The order in which the bars are represented are from top to bottom, CapsLock, NumLock and ScrollLock.
Sh'elf is an on-demand desktop with drag and drop. Good for alternate shells, or as a second desktop.
RBTray is a small Windows program that runs in the background and allows almost any window to be minimized to the system tray by right clicking its minimize button.
New version! - Emerge Desktop is a replacement windows "shell" (the desktop environment normally provided by Windows Explorer) for Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista, and 7 (both x86 and x64 builds, since XP). In order to replace Windows Explorer as a shell, it provides a system tray (the area that collects the icons collected at the lower right corner in Explorer), called emergeTray. It will also provide access to the users programs (normally accessed with the windows "Start" button) via a right-click on the desktop, via emergeCore.
In the recent release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Microsoft made a huge change in their operating system, by completely removing the Windows Start button. as of yet, no registry setting has been discovered to find the lost start button, making the only option for consumers third party software.
CoolShell is a little program for Windows that adds several features to the explorer shell. It's developed in C++. Win32 and x64 versions are provided. Currently, it has been tested on Windows XP SP2 32bit, Vista 32bit and Win7 64bit. It should work on any version of Windows since Win XP SP2.
NetSpeedMonitor is a lightweight Network Monitoring Toolbar for your Windows Taskbar designed to be used on computers that run Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista or Windows 7. With NetSpeedMonitor you can monitor the current speed (up- and downstream) of your Network Interfaces and the amount of data transferred.
KO Approach is a desktop Shell Enhancement that enables quicker access to files and folders with a set of hierachical menus. KO Approach runs on the background and does not need to be open at all times. In fact, unless you need to change some of its settings, you may never know Approach is there at all!
T-Clock - (System) Tray Clock; While the default Windows clock does provide the time, T-Clock allows it to also display the (customizable) day, date, and User Configurable shortcuts to favorite applications.
TrayCD lets you eject and insert your cd-rom drives via a tray icon. Middle-click the tray icon to toggle the second cd-rom drive. TrayCD is a C port of one of my old Delphi programs. The source and executable from my Delphi version is available for download as well. Program created and maintained by Stefan Sundin. Icons by Onyx Reyes.
NVTray provides some extra quality tweaks that both the default NVIDIA tray icon and control panel are lacking. I especially wanted to be able to select more Antialiasing modes, as well as OpenGL and Direct3D options right from the tray icon. Also, the utility is able to run automatically at startup thus making it a bit easier to change my settings before playing a game or running a benchmark. This program requires .NET Framework 2.0 to support a broader range of systems.
Taskix is a free utility that allows you to reorder the buttons in your Windows taskbar in-place using your mouse. If you have "Group similar taskbar buttons" set, it also works inside stacked groups.
A replacement for the default Windows®XP and Windows Server 2003 graphical shell (taskbar, start menu and "tray"). The default explorer shell uses quite a lot of run-time resources and can be quite slow to use for "Power Users". This shell provides the following features but uses only a fraction of the resources that explorer.exe uses: