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    Please....Can some one please help me finding a best alternative for windowblinds. I am using windows 8.1 (64bit)

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    If you ask me, this is a bit like asking whether it's better to get kicked in the teeth with a steel toed boot or tap shoes. These programs tend to rely on undocumented functions which will tend to be broken by security updates and other things, making for a never-ending cat and mouse game. And when you think about it, how much time do you really spend looking at the controls on any given window? Do you ever look at them for more than 5 seconds? Yes, the flat look on Windows 8 is rather uninspiring, but it has the benefit of helping reduce the amount of memory your system is using (for something you'll barely even take notice of).

    Programs like Windowblinds just drives up memory use, increases the load on the GPU, and could lead to stability problems because they rely on features that are undocumented because they're not intended for widespread use and may change at any time and without notice. You're better off seeing the back of such programs.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    True........only Stardock program i appreciate is ObjectDock, can hide, change my desktop icons on docks. But for rest of programs i never cared for. Oh, only using 10-12mb of RAM. So far no issues for long time with it and can be disabled easily.
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