Windows 7 Aero Snap two windows horizontally

All we need is an easy explanation of the problem, so here it is.

As many people already know, there are several ways to trigger Windows 7 Aero Snap feature.
A user can either press Win+{Left,Right,Up,Down} to snap the window to the left or right or maximize or restore. One can also drag the title bar to all the corner except bottom one.

However, is there any keyboard or mouse shortcut to place one window on top half the screen, and another window on bottom half the screen? Please do not tell me to use “Show Windows Stacked” because if I have more than two windows, it will place ALL the windows horizontally, which is not what I want. I want to be able to select the window I want and place it automatically either on top or bottom half the screen.


Thanks for Moab’s suggestion, both on recommend WinSplit and updating my question.

I should make it more clear that I’m looking for a software that will do the functions WinSplit provided, but with on screen input, such as touch screen or pen.

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

The following method worked for me:
Minimize all windows except the two which you want to have stacked on the screen, then right click on the task bar and use the “Show windows stacked” option. It will only stack the windows that are not currently minimized. Later, you can restore the rest of the windows as per your requirement.

Method 2

You can now use WinSplit Revolution with its Virtual numpad option: Options -> Virtual numpad -> Show Virtual numpad at starting

It will give you a small on-screen ‘numpad’ (arrow-pad) which you can use to position your windows (works with touch screen or pen as well).

Method 3

The answer is:

No, there is no Aero Snap feature to snap two windows horizontally, stacked on top of each other.

While there might be 3rd party software to achieve what you want, Aero Snap cannot do it.

Method 4

I find a solution to my problem. I use Windowspager to create virtual screens and put two windows I want in a separated “virtual window” then I can ask it to show windows side-by-side.

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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