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Control Runner

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Platforms: Windows 3.x and up. Supports Vista.
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When was the last time you wanted to use an application but couldn't find it? Perhaps you even forgot it's name? Leave the guesswork behind with Control Runner, the definitive program launcher for Windows.

If you're like us, it only takes a short period of time before your Start Menu becomes cluttered and almost completely useless. With Control Runner, you can group related apps and documents in ways that best suit your needs, and have them up and running in just a couple of mouse clicks.

Control Runner offers complete control over your Windows environment, hiding and showing windows, forcing them to stay on top, and even shutting down your system with a single mouse click. Control Runner completely replaces the cluttered mess of desktop and Start Menu icons. Download it today and see how easy program launching can be!

Review Written by Roger Thomasson
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Bertie Brummel What a mess!
- download of trial version from DDJ doesn't work
- on the developer's web site / download section you reach a link to the BETA site
only though the offered official release date for V. 5 was January 2020!
Dec 5 2021 at 4:08am Copy Link
Manuel Onate Bertie,

Sorry about that. I agree that the situation is a little bit messy on our website.

We are in the process of porting the website from WordPress to a react based application. Unfortunately, we cannot update the website right now until we finish the port.

The download links from this page are working for me.
MomSoft - Dec 5 2021 at 4:16am Copy Link
Sal Is this the Pro version you are selling?
Dec 5 2021 at 5:52am Copy Link
Manuel Onate Yes. Of course. Sorry for not making it clear.
MomSoft - Dec 5 2021 at 6:11am Copy Link
ron r Are major upgrades and minor updates free?
Major upgrades (v1, v2, ...) and minor updates (v1.1, v1.2, ...)

Can it run portable?
Dec 5 2021 at 8:30am Copy Link
Sal I purchased the program.
I downloaded the 64bit Beta version 5.0 and installed it.
I finally found the Register button within Config to register it.
The ? on the toolbar will not open any online help.
The help button within config states that there is no context-sensitive help installed.
Under the Applications page the Run Tutorial button states the parameter is incorrect so there is no tutorial.
Since there is no online help, no context-sensitive help and no tutorial
where can I find any documentation on how to use this?
Dec 5 2021 at 9:15am Copy Link
eb235 More "Fine Print" information :

"Each single license allows a single person to use a program on any number or computers owned and operated by the licensed person, or several people using the software on a single computer."
Dec 5 2021 at 1:47pm Copy Link
H. H. @bdj customer
I would consider buying control runner as a"no brainer" at this very low price and with a really user-friendly license-policy - no subscription
1 user all pcs or different users-1 pc is hard to find nowaday
It really is a versatile utility, which can be configured individually - not only for programs but internet-links, document-links. An utility that one will use daily.
I had bought version 4 a longer time ago, the developer has been very responsive.
So I really would recommend buying.

thank you for developing the improved version 5.
You should nevertheless test your links and explain to (more inexperienced people) what they have to do when the browser refuses to download/shows security warnings.
Additional it is important to have a downloadable help-file
(as Sal has written before it is missing!)
Also, another link on your website does not work. Please check this,
because it may hold back people from buying this very useful piece of software.
Best regards
Dec 5 2021 at 4:19pm Copy Link
Sal Is there any way to configure Control Runner so that Control Runner auto hides after clicking an icon?
I don't want Control Runner open on the screen at all times.
I would like to open it when I need it, click on a button, then have Control Runner get off the screen until I call it up again.
Is this possible?
Dec 6 2021 at 5:58am Copy Link

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