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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 9/2/2017.

DeskPins is a lightweight Windows application that can force running programs to stay on top of others.
In essence a freeware tool that brings "Always on Top" functionality to any software solution on your computer,
DeskPins is very easy to use, creating so-called "pins" to keeps apps on top.
Once you launch it, DeskPins places an icon in the Windows System Tray that lets you instantly enable the
application and thus insert a new icon in the titlebar of every running process to help you keep it on top.

Программа для закрепления любого окна поверх всех остальных.

To install DeskPins, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install deskpins

To upgrade DeskPins, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade deskpins


  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'deskpins'
    $fileType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $osBitness = Get-ProcessorBits
    if ($osBitness -eq 64) {
      $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\DeskPins).UninstallString 
    } else {
      $uninstallString = (Get-ItemProperty HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\DeskPins).UninstallString
    if ($uninstallString -ne "") {
      Stop-Process -Name deskpins
      Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs $uninstallString
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1_old
  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'deskpins'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = '/S'
    $checksum = '5A669C5723F8E1E6ADC328B3869A8955'
    $checksumType = 'md5'
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url"  -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Elias Fotinis


Elias Fotinis


Release Notes

Version 1.32.1 - change Download URL
Fixed inability to autopin windows of 64-bit processes.
Unlimited number of pins available.
Intelligent handling of various application types.
Powerful wildcard-based automatic pin support.
Global hotkeys.
Negligible system resources usage.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
DeskPins 1.32 467 Tuesday, January 19, 2016 approved

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