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Windows 7: how to get clock and date on wallpaper ??

17 Jul 2009   #1
bankerrahul

Windows 7 ultimate 7260 x32
 
 
how to get clock and date on wallpaper ??

does anyone know how to get a clock and date working on a wallpaper i am uploading here ??
http://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...lipboard01.jpg


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17 Jul 2009   #2
Ballistyx

Windows 7 RC build 7100x64 // 7260x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bankerrahul View Post
does anyone know how to get a clock and date working on a wallpaper i am uploading here ??
http://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...lipboard01.jpg
I believe it is a software called rainmeter

Maybe someone else can give you more info on it

Sorry i was very helpful
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17 Jul 2009   #3
sergiogarcia9

 

yep ballistyx it is rainmeter

Here' you can download it: Download Rainmeter 0.14 - A customizable performance meter - Softpedia

And here you can download skins for it
Rainmeter Skins - Customize.org
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17 Jul 2009   #4
bankerrahul

Windows 7 ultimate 7260 x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ballistyx View Post
I believe it is a software called rainmeter

Maybe someone else can give you more info on it

Sorry i was very helpful
thanks...plz make my rep. green if you can
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17 Jul 2009   #5
Ballistyx

Windows 7 RC build 7100x64 // 7260x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bankerrahul View Post
thanks...plz make my rep. green if you can
You have to earn Rep
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17 Jul 2009   #6
sergiogarcia9

 

+ 1 Ballistyx, no begging for rep
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17 Jul 2009   #7
bankerrahul

Windows 7 ultimate 7260 x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
yep ballistyx it is rainmeter

Here' you can download it: Download Rainmeter 0.14 - A customizable performance meter - Softpedia

And here you can download skins for it
Rainmeter Skins - Customize.org
but where is that date and time ???
i am not geting that...i have installed rainmeter
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17 Jul 2009   #8
sergiogarcia9

 

To get date and time meters, you shall install the skins
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17 Jul 2009   #9
sergiogarcia9

 

To add a gadget to the desktop right click the rainmeter icon in the system tray, and then click configs and then select the folder of the skin.
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17 Jul 2009   #10
garbanzo

7600 x86
 
 

i think you have a conception that rainmeter is meant to show the date/time on your desktop, when in fact it is meant to display whatever system monitors you configure it to display. but it's got a very steep learning curve, so unless you spend some time with it, you won't be able to set it up yourself.

so yes, just download some skins for it, drop them in the skins folder, and you should be good to go.

another option is samurize, which i actually prefer because it does a much better job of drawing text on the desktop. but it's similarly hard to skin, so you'll have to look around to find something you like that's already been built, and run that.
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