Note: Cross posted from IUpdateable from Eric Nelson.
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[Oh – and Windows XP, Vista etc]

Every so often I yearn for the virtual desktop functionality that is implemented so well under Linux. Unfortunately every time I start looking for a great tool for Windows I ultimately end up disappointed.

But … I think this time around I have actually found one that will outlast the first day or two and become a must have.

Check out http://www.dexpot.de/

So far this is 100% stable, 100% sensible and offers awesome functionality, yet still is very simple to use.

There is a detailed look at the many features on the site but a couple that do it for me:

Desktop Manager and next/previous tray icons make it easy to navigate around:

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Announcement of Desktop as a desktop takes focus:

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And best of all, Windows 7 preview integration

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And… it is FREE for private use and you get 30 days to try it out for professional use (e.g. me)