If you are looking for a free software to launch your programs quickly then you can try Launchy. Launchy is an open source keystoke launcher for Windows and Linux. You can use Launchy to quickly open your files, folders, programs and websites on your computer. Launchy is a smart search program which tries to find the program or file you are looking for and will launch it when you hit the enter key.
Launchy will definitely make you to forget about your windows start menu, your desktop icons and your file manager also. Launchy smartly indexes and helps you to launch your applications, documents, files, folders and even your bookmarks with just a few keystrokes. You can launch it by pressing alt+space and search for the required information very easily. If it was not able to find what you were looking for it will show a list of suggested data to choose. There are also some skins and plugins for you to choose. Launchy is definitely a worth trying Quick Launcher.