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    Windows Vista Sidebar

    What is on yours?

    Mine:
    Network Meter
    System Monitor
    System Information
    Simple Date
    Weather Bug
    Days Remaining
    Volume Gadget



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    Re: Windows Vista Sidebar

    For me, the shine wore off of those, as I hardly ever access my desktop anyway.

    I see that in Windows 7, they won't be restricted to a sidebar. I still probably won't use it. We'll see.



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    Re: Windows Vista Sidebar

    I have a 28" monitor so I just lock the sidebar so that it's always on top.



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    Re: Windows Vista Sidebar

    On my XP sidebar is
    clock
    weather
    system diagnostics
    processors usage
    media player
    volume
    calculator
    note pad
    quick launch
    system tray
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    Re: Windows Vista Sidebar

    I've converted all my machines to the release version of Win7. The sidebar is gone by default and I haven't bothered to do anything with gadgets. I used to use it in Vista. I liked the Accuweather one.



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    Re: Windows Vista Sidebar

    I got rid of the side bar; too much clutter.


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    Re: Windows Vista Sidebar

    It was one of the first things I got rid of.


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    Re: Windows Vista Sidebar

    Not a fan of the clutter that the sidebar brought. Had the calendar on it for about three days, then removed it.


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    Re: Windows Vista Sidebar

    Don't use it.


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    Re: Windows Vista Sidebar

    clock, weatherbug, xm radio player, and a stock ticker (which has been going up lately and my 401k thanks it, thank god)



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