Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Merge with Desktop

03 Sep 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
Merge with Desktop

EDIT: Solution Found - Scroll to Bottom

I don't doubt this is something insanely easy to fix, however either the lack of sleep or just being a knucklehead has caused me to not know how to fix it and not be able to find a solution through Google or through this forums search feature.

Anyway, Google Desktop and Vista Sidebar, allow for gadgets to be lumped into one side pane, and for it to "merge" with the desktop so shortcuts and folders automatically adjust to the correct position so there is no overlapping.

How do I enable the same activity under Windows 7 Ult x64?

I can just move the shortcuts accordingly, but thats really just silly.
I apologize if this has been hashed and rehashed a brazillion times here, but honestly I did search and no obvious answer popped out at me. thank you for your time, now for more coffee

EDIT: Apparently I did need more coffee, found the solution here:
Vista Windows Sidebar - Reinstate on Windows 7

My System SpecsSystem Spec

04 Sep 2010   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Welcome to Seven Forums cirathorn. Thank you for posting the soultion you found. It may aid someone in the future. A Guy
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Merge with Desktop

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads for2: Merge with Desktop
Thread Forum
Merge 3 Partitions Installation & Setup
Solved How to merge 4 mp4 vids? Music, Pictures & Video
How to merge two drives? General Discussion
Merge/Create ISO's Installation & Setup
merge hdd drives Hardware & Devices
HDD Merge Maybe? Hardware & Devices
Would it be possible to merge these two partitions? General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:06 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33