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If you are experiencing system freeze

Comment by apranaxfort
about Launchy · Apr 2015 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam
  • Uninstall launchy
  • Install it as portable software
  • Disable auto update catalog function

[Edited by apranaxfort, April 25]

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Was good but something happened

Comment by MarloBlando
about Launchy · Sep 2013 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

Hi,

I have a fairly decent running XP machine (since 2006, wow) and I´ve been using Launchy for almost 4 years. Recently some memory issues started to happen (BTW I had the 2.5 version) and after running Process Explorer I saw that Launchy was slowing my system a lot. Sometimes when building the catalog the computer/program freezed.

Was a good program though and I´m thankful to the developers but right now I´ll be switching to FARR...

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Exlude

Comment by AlennGK
about Launchy · May 2016 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Can someone tell me how can I exlude dir? Because I have backup on the drive and I dont wan't to move it or select more directories to bypass that selection.

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Just wonder...

Comment by varmemester
about Launchy · Aug 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

...if this app is still being developed? Seems a year have gone by since the last opdate.. (2.6)

Great app though.

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Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Launchy · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I'm not clear on how this is better than the search bar built into the Start Menu of Windows 7.

I think this is more for XP, which didn't have that feature originally, although microsoft did add desktop search in updates.

  • By default the search-index in Launchy is smaller, and therefore faster.
  • It adapts to your previous choices (e.g. type "ex" and scroll down to Excel instead of Internet Explorer. Next time you type "ex", Excel is at the top.)
  • It supports plug-ins for specialized actions (e.g. calculator, switching between running programs). I wrote a plug-in myself that searches our company intranet and opens the correct project folder, so it isn't just for the small stuff.
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Comment by PingLu
about Launchy · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

very very nice program! Since i use this app i've got rid of all my quick launchicons! :]

If you try this app, try typing in "google" [TAB] "word you want to search", i've added wolfram alpha, dict.leo.org...

All in all it makes my workflow so much faster!!

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Comment by Maksym
about Launchy · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Very handy, I hardly use my start menu anymore and even use it for most little calculations over MS Calc.

It got a bit slower under Windows 7 however, but that might be just me.

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Launchy

Comment by adeelsharif
about Launchy · Nov 2014 · Helpful Not helpful -1 Helpful Report as spam

Launchy is good application

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Has been abandoned.

Comment by RefWe
about Launchy · Jan 2016 · Helpful Not helpful -5 Helpful Report as spam

There is no need for the app anymore. Webpage was updated last in 2008.

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