FlashTask is a powerful desktop utility. It can effectively complete what you want to do. The FlashTask v2.0 included two modules, they are Flash Launcher and Flash LANMessenger.
Flash Launcher for FlashTask
Flash Launcher can removes your desktop clutter and speeds up daily and repetitive task. You can also make FlashTask "auto-rollup" when not be needed. Using "shift+space" to pop-up FlashTask. It definitely saves working space on your desktop. FlashTask help you collect handy favorites, E-mail addresses, files, and documents etc. You can easily and quickly launch them. It provides short command to launch what you want to run instantly. For example, you can type "np" to launch Notepad. FlashTask can help you to Batch Launch. Just only one click, it will launch many programs at the same time. It's very easy. It will definitely help you improve your organization and productivity and achieve maximum efficiency in your work. And more functions are waiting for your find.
Flash LANMessenger for FlashTask
Flash LANMessenger is a local network communication program for Windows which does not require a server to be running for use. It allows you to chat in real-time with other users on a local network connection. Getting started with Flash LANMessenger is very easy--just install the FlashTask on two or more computers on the local network and you may begin chatting in real-time with other users.