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Windows 7: clock and date

20 Aug 2015   #1
razzle51

home prieum
 
 
clock and date

How do I out the clock and date on the desktop . they are on the task bar but I want on the desktop its self

I have windows 7 IE


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20 Aug 2015   #2
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

desktop gadgets would do that for you, you would still have the original in system tray but would add one on the desktop in a position of your choosing
Click start type gadgets, there is a basic clock and calendar gadgets available or you can go online to look for different variants

just looked online and MS has removed gadgets but the basic windows ones are still there that will give you as clock and/or calendar
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20 Aug 2015   #3
wasnotwas

W10 Pro x64, W7 Pro x64 in VMware
 
 

R-click desktop. Gadgets window opens - double click the one you want.
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21 Aug 2015   #4
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Microsoft claims that Gadgets are insecure and they will no longer support/update them.

Use them at your own risk.
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21 Aug 2015   #5
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi
Yep when ie11 was released all built in windows gadgets were removed,
You can download them again and use them,
And yes this works for win-7 too
8GadgetPack - Gadgets for Windows 8 / 8.1 / 10

Here's one of the original posts about ie11 and the end of gadgets
IE11 Appears not to support gadgets. What are the alternatives ?
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