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Windows 7: gadgets or anythin

08 Jul 2009   #1
weichi

windows 7 (7100)
 
 
gadgets or anythin

Guys, i'm lookin for a gadget, smth medium in size which displays the date and cpu stats at the same time, i prefer smth like the rainmeter's arc, but then i dont really know how to utilize the rainmeter (newbie here)


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08 Jul 2009   #2
Antman

 

I am a long-time Rainer. Just today, I dumped Windows Gadgets for Rainmeter skins. Smaller memory footprint, way more customization. See the new home of RainMeter at rainmeter - Google Code

Skins are abundant. Google Rainmeter skins
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08 Jul 2009   #3
weichi

windows 7 (7100)
 
 

hey, hm yeah i have installed rainmeter and enigma too, deleted enigma already tho, i only utilise the big clock which the call it the arc. Because its a bunch of codes which i am afraid i might screw up
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08 Jul 2009   #4
Antman

 

Try Xpert 1.0 or TransGrey - it is so very easy to add/remove items. Just edit the text file.
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08 Jul 2009   #5
weichi

windows 7 (7100)
 
 

downloaded Xpert 1.0 so, what do i do with the .ini files?
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08 Jul 2009   #6
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by weichi View Post
downloaded Xpert 1.0 so, what do i do with the .ini files?
Place the Xpert 1.0 folder under ..\Rainmeter\Skins folder, to look like
\Rainmeter\Skins\XPert 1.0\
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08 Jul 2009   #7
Antman

 

Once done, rt click the Rainmeter systray icon, select Xpert 1.0 and one of the skin names
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08 Jul 2009   #8
weichi

windows 7 (7100)
 
 

Thanks! Antman for ur rainmeter tips, you just made my life easier, btw, my rainmeter has to be activated manually everytime my pc restarts, eventho i has rainmeter as the admin under the privileges, any tips?
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08 Jul 2009   #9
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by weichi View Post
...rainmeter has to be activated manually everytime my pc restarts, eventho i has rainmeter as the admin under the privileges, any tips?
Not sure what you mean. I am aware that some users report startup issues and I can provide you some info there- first, let's clarify.

Did you place a shortcut to Rainmeter in your startup folder?

I disable UAC, so I might need a few reboots to help you.
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08 Jul 2009   #10
weichi

windows 7 (7100)
 
 

Hmm, no i did not place a shortcut, but everytime i reboot my pc, i have to run rainmeter so that all my configs will appear
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