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Author Topic: Something like 7Stacks, without the lag  (Read 5661 times)

MilesAhead

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Something like 7Stacks, without the lag
« on: March 08, 2010, 12:52:42 PM »
I was using 7Stacks to reduce the clutter on my Vista QuickLaunch Bar. I already have RocketDock.  But it was neat to have icons for categories like Internet or whatnot and a glass panel slides up with several program icons.

Only thing is, now even if my HD is not busy and even freshly defragged, 7Stacks takes like 10 or 12 seconds to slide up the panel.  Click and I get the twirling mouse cursor for 12 seconds. Totally useless.
(I tried  uninstalling and reinstalling.. no difference.)

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a free alternative that has similar action.  Maybe not Glass but a slide-up panel like how WinAmp opens the equalizer, with a set of icons may be useful.  Right now I'm using a shortcut to a folder but it's not the same.




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Re: Something like 7Stacks, without the lag
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2010, 02:04:31 PM »
Have you tried StandaloneStack 2 ?

I don't honestly know squat about it (XP user), but it looks like similar software.

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Re: Something like 7Stacks, without the lag
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010, 02:24:13 PM »
Have you tried StandaloneStack 2 ?

I don't honestly know squat about it (XP user), but it looks like similar software.


That seems to work pretty nicely.  Thanks. :)