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Fences 2.1

By Stardock  (Commercial Trial)
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Fences is a program that helps you organize your desktop, and can hide your icons when they're not in use. A "Fence", a term coined by this program, is an icon group on your desktop. Fences is an add-on to your desktop, not a replacement.

  • Rope off your desktop
    Fences allows you to create shaded areas on your desktop that you can place icons in. You can label them however you wish, and move/resize them anywhere on the desktop. Pre-included layouts help speed the process for new users.
  • See your wallpaper again! Quickly hide & show all your icons with an easy double-click
    Double click blank space on your desktop, and all your icons will fade out. Double click again, and they’ll return. We think this feature is so useful and unique, that we’ve applied for a patent on it. You can even pick icons and individual Fences to exclude!

No longer free since v2.00

Title: Fences 2.1
Filename: Fences2_setup.exe
File size: 10.92MB (11,453,176 bytes)
Requirements: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / XP 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / Windows 7 64-bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64-bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64-bit
Languages: Multiple languages
License: Commercial Trial
Date added: April 5, 2013
Author: Stardock
MD5 Checksum: 6645D67C3D5E467019F4253629F0D2E9

# New:
- Persistent fences (and their icons) across pages
- Network drive connection detection. Fences will attempt to recreate mapped folder locations on a reboot.
- Page indicator. Skinnable via editing graphics in Images folder.
- Added ability to reset appearance of All Fences
# Fixed:
- Recycle bin jumps out of Fence
- Right click actions make files jump into the same fence
- Unable to move portal fence if title is off
- “Sort by” appears twice for folder fences with labels hidden
- icons would fall out of fence when ran if partially hidden
- You can no longer page onto blank screens (unless dragging an icon or a fence).
- When dragging a fence to a new page, you no longer endlessly scroll to new pages if you stay on the edge.
# New option visible in FolderView pane when Aero is disabled: "Display incompatibility warning when Aero is disabled".
# Can also toggle via registry - "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Stardock\Fences\Tips\NeverWarnAboutAero" = 0x00000001 (DWORD 32bit)