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I don't care much for the gadgets. I like my desktop simple. I have recycle bin and my computer and an .exe to SIW. That's it. Gadgets have potential and there are some good ones out there. I like simple.
System Manufacturer/Model Number Keeps changing - (Custom) OS Windows 7 Professional x64 CPU Intel Core i7 860 Motherboard Gigabyte GA-P55-UD4P Memory 4GB DDR3 Mushkin 1600Mhz @ 7-8-7-20 Graphics Card MSI GTS250 1GB DDR3 Twin Frozr Sound Card Onboard realtek Monitor(s) Displays Samsung SyncMaster 24" P2450 + Samsung 20" 2033 Screen Resolution 1920 X 1080 and 1600 X 900 (#2 system 1440 X 900)
Keyboard Gigabyte USB keyboard Mouse Microsoft wireless laser mouse 5000 PSU Corsair 750 HX Modular Case Lancool PC-K62 Cooling Cooler Master TX3 CPU cooler and 4-140mm and 1-120mm case Hard Drives Patriot Inferno 120GB SSD + 3 WD Blue 640GB drives Internet Speed 7 Mb down 1.5 up Other Info System #2: AMD Phenom II X6 1055T (Freezer 7 Pro cooler) - Gigabyte 880GMA-UD2H - WD 500GB Black - 9500GT (1GB) 500W OCZ modular PSU - Antec 200 case. System #3 (LapTop) Core 2 Duo T6670 - 320GB 7200RPM HD - 4GB DDR3 RAM.
With a pair of 24-inch monitors, I have plenty of screen real estate; however, I keep one screen completely clear and have only a dozen or so shortcuts for my most used applications on the other. I won't say it's true of all "gadgets" but I find most such things to be an intrusion and distracting. I prefer to do without.
I have the calender, a clock, the weather in my nearest town and the little notepad.
I have the clock on analogue and the system tray one digital, still can't convert that good between them so prefer to see the clock face
I like to keep track of what my system is up too so therefore I have a disk stat gadget, processor and ram gadget Oh yes and a network gadget, photo gadget for seeing my son, weather gadget and nvidia gfx temperature gadget. I do find them very useful and think if you have the resources then they help more than hinder. Obviously if you only have 1g of ram then your better of disabling. But like everything else in life it's each to there own thing, what makes them geeky to you can make them useful to somebody else.
Built in Microsoft gadgets "cannot connect to service" Installed Windows 7 Home premium on a new build...just like I have done a million times before, and for some reason, the weather gadget and currency exchange gadget disable the error "cannot connect to service".
I have tried every single fix that I could find on google and nothing. I know...
Need to add "TASKBARS" (MSese for "Launchpads", "Docks" NOT "Toolbars" My office just upgraded, and I can no longer use Windows XP. On this system, I was able to add a separate taskbar to facilitate quick access to commonly-browsed folder locations on our vast network, and another one expedited the launching of useful programs and lists. Each task on each taskbar...
desktop gadgets crashes and rebooting when computer is "asleep" windows desktop gadgets keeps crashing over and over.
also, i'd started using my "green power" settings on my motherboard just for kicks cuz id never even tried them before. when my computer would go to sleep after an hour id have to log back in (which i shouldnt with the way i have it) and id...
gadgets disappear when I click "show desktop" Pretty sure in the past when I "show desktop" (button in lower right, or Windows+D) my gadgets would still be visible, but now they disappear just like the other open programs.
Is there a way to get it back to they stay visible?
Gadgets - Change "Get more gadgets online" Link How to Change the "Get more gadgets online" Link in Windows 7
This will show you how to change the default Get more gadgets online URL website link for specific or all users on the computer to any URL link that you would like it to open to in the defailt web browser instead.
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