Windows applications → Desktop gadgets and sidebar for Windows 8.1

02 Jul 2013, 17:01

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Type: Application
License: freeware
Language: Multilanguage
Size: 4.72 MB (in zip format)
Platform: Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

You may have noticed that in Windows 8, Desktop Gadgets were removed as a choice for the legacy desktop. Although Microsoft caved and added back a Start button, Desktop Gadgets were not so lucky.
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However, we can help you out there, if you really want them back. Sergey Tkachenko, with the help of a friend has updated the tweaked Desktop Gadgets for Windows 8 so that they can also be installed on Windows 8.1 easily.
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To install with a few mouse clicks, launch the installer. (Download from the download box and unzip it and install the installer)
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Which also supports all available Windows 8.1 languages, so you can get the gadgets and sidebar interface in your native language.
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Wait for the installer to finish then right click on the desktop and you'll see the familiar "Gadgets" item in your desktop context menu.
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Now all you need is someone to update those gadgets into Tiles, so they really look "Modern".

Source: Winaero - Windows 8.1 Desktop Gadgets

Thanks to Sergey for the tip and hosting the file.

Keywords Desktop, gadgets, sidebar, Windows, 8.1

http://winaero.com/e107_files/downloads/DesktopGadgets81.zip

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zbogom 25 Jul 2013, 15:05 #

exactly same with windows 7 alias nothing new at all.

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