Sunday, 22 March 2015

How to Add Multiple Virtual Desktops on Windows

Dexpot is a third party program for windows which can help you with creating multipledesktops on windows. Dexpot is free for private use and if you are intending to use it for commercial purposes, you will have to pay a fee. Now that you know about Dexpot, here’s how you can use it to add multiple virtual desktops on windows.

  • Step 1: Download and install Dexpot from the download link provided at the bottom of this page.
  • Step 2: Make sure you select Private use during the installation options.
  • Step 3: Select Custom installation and uncheck any other additional software installation options.
Once Dexpot is installed, you can access it from the Notification area in the windows taskbar.
  • Step 4: Click on the upward icon in the windows taskbar to bring up the notification areas.
  • Step 5: Now double click on the Dexpot icon and there you go, you can see all the four virtual desktops.
Click on any of them to use the respective desktop. Alternatively, you can also right click on the Dexpot icon from the notification area and switch among all the virtualdesktops.

Adding Virtual Desktops

To add additional virtual desktops, you can go to Dexpot’s settings by right clicking on the Dexpot icon in the notification area and then select settings.
Change the value in the first option and you can increase or decrease the number ofvirtual desktops.

Moving Application Windows between Virtual Desktops

Right click on any window and select Dexpot > Move > and Select the desktop where you want to move the window.
Well, these were some of the basic that you need to know about Dexpot, for a list of other advanced features, you can check out the Quick start guide for Dexpot.


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