There are several ways to increase your productivity when you work with computer systems. One of those ways is to use Find and Run Robot, a great program by Mouser of Donation Coder. It is a program launcher that you can use to start programs faster on your Windows operating system.
You activate the program launcher with a hotkey to select one of the programs by entering a couple of characters into the search on top. To select a program, either use the mouse or the up and down keys and enter to select.
You can find the installation file on the donation coders website, and a license code can also be obtained there. For the license code you can choose between registering at the forum, or get a anonymous serial.
After you have installed the program you can activate it with ctrl+spacebar. Then at the end of the searchbar you can click the gear for the option screen.
Here you can specify a lot of settings, for instance that Find and Run Robot starts with the Windows operating system.
Other options of interest:
I suggest you remove the scanning of the program files directory in the search folder tab as that made the program a lot slower (but then again, that depends on how much you have in there).
You can also create shortcuts to directories so that you can open them faster using the selected shortcuts. Just create directory shortcuts and place them in a directory that gets scanned by the application or create them in a new directory that you add to it via its preferences.
The latest version of Find and Run Robot introduces plugin support, the ability to create and share alias packs, caching, and lots of options to customize the program and its functionality.
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