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31 Dec 2009   #1

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Gadget or ..?? (want to see HDD space on desktop)

Hello I am new on this site so please bare with me!
I am looking for a program or gadget, don't really know if both would work.. but. I'd like to be able to see how much space there is left on my two HDD's and perhaps if there is something to show the CPU usage!

Thanks in advance!

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31 Dec 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nekh View Post
Hello I am new on this site so please bare with me!
I am looking for a program or gadget, don't really know if both would work.. but. I'd like to be able to see how much space there is left on my two HDD's and perhaps if there is something to show the CPU usage!

Thanks in advance!

Hi and welcome

If you look in the customization section here there are gadgets that do precisely that


Good luck

Ken J+
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31 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7
 
 

thank you for your quick answer! I'll check it out immediately!
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31 Dec 2009   #4

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Lots of different ones available

Check Windows Live Gallery


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31 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7
 
 

I thought of something like this http://www.kimchikid.com/blog/wp-con...an-desktop.jpg
in the bottom right corner, any thoughts of where I can find it?
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31 Dec 2009   #6

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nekh View Post
I thought of something like this http://www.kimchikid.com/blog/wp-con...an-desktop.jpg
in the bottom right corner, any thoughts of where I can find it?
Thats either a dock or rain. someone will know
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31 Dec 2009   #7

W7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Not sure if you will like these, but my personal favorites are here:

Add Windows Vista Gadgets
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31 Dec 2009   #8

windows 7 ultimate
 
 

there is rainmeter....it has alot of functions and v custmizable
have a look at mine


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31 Dec 2009   #9

Windows 7
 
 

Kencelot, thank you for the link

Digi, yours looks sweet! but is there any way to connect the media player to foobar? mine only seems to react on winamp which I don't use.

I've also got another little problem, my clock doesn't want to show the right date and time .. I've tried to make it follow some sort of internet clock, and i've also tried to just set the right GMT. It works for a day or two but then again something makes my clock just to show the wrong time, for example. Atm my clock shows
"19:52 - 2010-01-07".
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01 Jan 2010   #10

W7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nekh View Post
Atm my clock shows
"19:52 - 2010-01-07".
Have you checked the time in your BIOS?
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