Hide My Windows is an effective tool for hiding your windows and applications away from prying eyes. With a quick keystroke or flick of the mouse, Hide My Windows will ferry away sensitive information from your desktop. Sure, you can minimize windows, but a quick glance at the system tray would let anyone know that you're playing a game, checking your fantasy league, or watching your retirement portfolio wave bye bye. Hide My Windows leaves no trace of the hidden application whatsoever. Only you know that it's there.
Hide My Windows provides a easy and flexible functionality for home and office PC users to quickly get sensitive materials out off the screen without closing programs or losing documents.
* Instantly hide windows with a secret hotkey combination - This feature allows to hide all windows of browsers, chats, games and other by defined filters.
* Hide and Show with mouse.
* Close browsers by hotkey
* Instantly hide active window with a secret hotkey combination - Sometimes you have no time to add window name to filters, no problem this feature allows to you hide any active window by hotkey.
* Restore all windows on their places - All hidden windows will be restored with their sizes, places and style.
* Works invisibly in the background - To protect your privacy Hide My Windows can be hide and work in background.
* Customizable hot keys - You can change default hotkeys anytime.
* Show list of hidden windows - You can check which windows hidden by filters and change filters if needed.
* Owner process detection - Different processes can have windows with one name, you can decrease collisions by analyzing owner processes and changing filters to meet your needs.
* Exceptions list - thats allows to you create list of windows that will never be hidden.
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What's New in this Release: Improvement. Hide all windows except active with mouse movement; Bugfix. Access violation during start. Filters list will be cleaned after upgrade, don't forget to restore them manually; Desktop icons will disappear, along with windows;Foreground window looses focus after "Show all".
Link to Hide My Windows sample code
Platform: WinXP,Windows2000,Windows2003,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,
License: Free To Try
Security & Privacy::Access Control
Date Added: Nov 16, 2007
Last check for an update: May 30, 2017
Last version date: Oct 22, 2010
Downloads Total : 4
Downloads last 10 Days: None
Page Visit: 107
Malware Status: Clean
Scan Date: Mar 24, 2008