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Ok, I'm reformatting my girlfriend's computer because 1. it had Vista on it and 2. it was terribly bogged down. She had a desktop dock (application launcher reminiscent of the dock on Mac OSX) that came on the computer, however it is a complete resource hog. She wants it (or something like it) back, and I know that if I put that one back on there again it will just bog things down.

Any ideas?

Thanks.

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rocketdock is my preference. uses 4k of memory according to task manager.
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Rocketdock as well. I used to use it and it was perfect.
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+1 for rocketdock
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Thank you guys! Saved my butt from my girlfriend lol. tongue.gif
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Indeed rocketdock.
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post #7 of 10
I love my Objectdock, I tried rocket a few times, its just not nearly as smooth on my machine, also the pop out windows/trees or whatever you want to call them, are really kinda ghetto compared to.

*edit* Also you can adjust its ram usage from light to drain it modes, depending on your performance.
Edited by Fletcherea - 1/3/11 at 1:24pm
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Alright, she loves RocketDock. Thanks again guys!
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post #9 of 10
XWindows Dock is the best one. It has the best effects and UI by far
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just uses the windows 7 taskbar and tag all the programs you uses to it. smile.gif
    
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