Start64!New version! - WindowsPager is a desktop-switcher/pager for Windows Vista/7/XP/2000 to manage 'virtual' workspaces/desktops. It will integrate smoothly into the desktop panel.


  • virtual desktops, workspaces for Windows Vista/7/XP/2000
  • arrange your running applications on different desktops to improve overview
  • integration into the panel
  • several patterns possible
  • 64 bit support
  • move windows between desktops by drag 'n drop or by using the window menu
  • optional keyboard shortcuts for switching the desktop
  • set a window "sticky": always visible
  • "Mini-Windows" give an overview from each desktop
  • support for "Flashing-Windows" (notify for new messages in Mirc for example)
  • keep a window above all others by selecting "Keep on top" from the window menu
  • drag `n drop between desktops
  • dual/multi monitor support
  • no administrator rights necessary
  • no installation
  • safe: automatic window restore even on crash by use of two separate processes.

WindowsPager 64bit version

  • Installation:
    Copy the folder 'windowspager' (or 'windowspager64bit')  to a place of your choice. Administrator rights are not necessary. 
  • Configuration:
    Default 4 virtual desktops will be created. To change this, change the values 'rows' and 'columns' in the file 'windowspager.ini'.
    You can also change the keyboard shortcuts, trayicon support, etc in this file.
  • Run:
    Start 'windowspager.exe'.
    Add a symbolic link to the autostart folder for automatic start during Windows startup.

WindowsPager 64bit version


  • Switch to another desktop:
    • left single-click on the wanted "preview-desktop" inside the pager window or...
    • use the keyboard shortcut 'Control-Win-NumpadNumber' (NumLock must be active) or ...
    • go to the left/right desktop  with 'Control-Win-(Left/Right)-Arrow key'
  • Move a window from one desktop to another:
    • left click on a mini-window for a short time until the cursor changed to a hand,  now drag the mini-window from one preview-desktop to another or...
    • use the windows menu (right click on window title or tasklist button) and select a "Move to ..." item or...
    • press 'Control-Win-Alt-(Left/Right)-Arrow key' to move the active window to the left/right(/above/below) desktop or...
    • press 'Control-Win-Alt-Numpad Key', to move the active window to a certain desktop
  • Set a window always visible:
    • select "Always visible" from the window menu
  • Set a window "On top" of all other windows
    • Select "Keep on top" from the window menu 
  • Drag 'n drop between desktops:
    • with the object selected (text file for example), hold the mouse for a short amount of time over a preview-desktop to switch to this desktop. You can not drop it directly to the pager window.

WindowsPager 64bit version
WindowsPager - 64bit version