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Windows 7: How do I get Windows Sidebar back?

27 Feb 2010   #11
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

If y'all would read the OP he wants the sidebar.

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27 Feb 2010   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Well.. it CAN be done, but it's a work around AND you need files from Vista. Anyways, for info on how to do it, here's a link:
Windows 7 sidebar

Edit: OOPS.. should have mentioned, look towards the very bottom of the page for an explanation as to how to use a sidebar in win 7.
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27 Feb 2010   #13
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello foghat, welcome to Seven Forums!

This worked in the earlry days of Windows 7 but I haven't "played" with it for a while, it's worth a look; just create a System Restore Point - Create before you get started. Have a look at the tutorial at the link below and please keep us informed as to how you get on.

Vista Windows Sidebar - Reinstate on Windows 7

Please read the WHOLE thread before you post.
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