Fast Launcher is nice replacement for traditional Windows' Quick Launch panel and Start menu. It has several features, which make this program more useful and convenient than Quick Launch. Fast Launcher is easy to use: you need just two clicks to launch program, it allows you to divide different programs to groups, you can minimize it to tray or just hide, there are hot-keys for quick access and much more! There are also small bonuses like semi-transparency under Windows 2000/XP or screen edge snapping.
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Download: Fast Launcher 1.0 Beta 1
This is BETA software!, please use caution when installing it on your system