Pc Mag util. called "Cover Up" which runs screen saver in an Application Window - DonationCoder.com
HOME | Blog | Software | Reviews and Features | Forum | Help | Donate
Click here to
donate and join now!
Welcome Guest.   Make a donation to an author on the site March 29, 2015, 11:28:22 PM  *

Please login or register.
Or did you miss your validation email?

Login with username and password (forgot your password?)
Why not become a lifetime supporting member of the site with a one-time donation of any amount? Your donation entitles you to a ton of additional benefits, including access to exclusive discounts and downloads, the ability to enter monthly free software drawings, and a single non-expiring license key for all of our programs.

You must sign up here before you can post and access some areas of the site. Registration is totally free and confidential.
The N.A.N.Y. Challenge 2010! Download 24 custom programs!
   Forum Home   Thread Marks Chat! Downloads Search Login Register  
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Reply  |  New Topic  |  Print  
Author Topic: Pc Mag util. called "Cover Up" which runs screen saver in an Application Window  (Read 2056 times)
Posts: 88

View Profile Give some DonationCredits to this forum member
« on: February 09, 2007, 05:14:06 PM »

There's an interesting utility the magazine highlighted recently which basically acts as a "short term" protection for an existing open application window from onlookers.  It allows one to run a screensaver which support "preview" mode WITHIN an existing open window application. 


Possible uses is that you're currently working on a something in Quicken/financial app and you just need to step out for a little while but do not want to close down the application.  This allows one to protect the window content but still allow the use of the computer.  Once an app is "locked" the window can not be moved, closed, minimized or maximized.

Wouldn't the use of a screensaver's preview mode to an application window be a great idea if used in some of the utilites in Donationcoder such as DimSaver?  I mention DimSaver since I think it would be neat when running as batch file that runs a long time (such my compression archiving for backups) but you want to keep track of the screen messages as well as not having someone terminating it.


Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Reply  |  New Topic  |  Print  
Jump to:  
   Forum Home   Thread Marks Chat! Downloads Search Login Register  

DonationCoder.com | About Us
DonationCoder.com Forum | Powered by SMF
[ Page time: 0.033s | Server load: 0 ]

Share on Facebook
submit to reddit