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Windows 7: Win 7- Vista Sidebar

25 Jan 2010   #1
Reeder

Win 7 64 bit
 
 
Win 7- Vista Sidebar

Hey Guys:

I have win 7 now and it's on a new computer. I've never had Vista, but would like to have a Vista sidebar. Is there any way to do this since it's a clean install...not an upgrade?

Thanks!

Wayne


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25 Jan 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Reeder View Post
Hey Guys:

I have win 7 now and it's on a new computer. I've never had Vista, but would like to have a Vista sidebar. Is there any way to do this since it's a clean install...not an upgrade?

Thanks!

Wayne
is there a particular reason you want a vista style sidebar? win 7 doesnt even need one.
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25 Jan 2010   #3
V3xar

Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7600
 
 

Hi Reeder. Welcome to SevenForums

Sidebar was a function of Vista which Windows 7 no longer has. In Windows Vista, gadgets were lined up on the right side of your desktop. Windows 7 sets them free on the screen, where you can move and resize them as you like.

For more information on Windows 7 gadgets have a look here: Desktop gadgets (overview)

Hope this helps


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25 Jan 2010   #4
NinaJay

Windows 7 x 32 bit
 
 

If you're set on having a vista sidebar in windows 7, this tutorial might help

Vista Windows Sidebar - Reinstate on Windows 7
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01 Feb 2010   #5
Reeder

Win 7 64 bit
 
 

Thanks guys!
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