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Windows Sidebar

(Due to a security vulnerability, it is recommended to turn off Sidebar and Gadgets.

  • Windows
    Windows Vista and Seven Built-in.

(Due to a security vulnerability, it is recommended to turn off Sidebar and Gadgets.) Windows Sidebar is a long, vertical bar that is displayed on the side of your desktop. It contains mini-programs called gadgets, which offer information at a glance and provide easy access to frequently used tools. For example, you can use gadgets to display a picture slide show, view continuously updated headlines, or look up contacts. More Info »

Link to official Windows Sidebar site

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Windows Sidebar was added by Venom88 in Apr 2012 and the lastest update was made in Nov 2014. There is a history of activites on Windows Sidebar in our Change Log and Activity Log. It's possible to update the information on Windows Sidebar or report it as discontinued, duplicated or spam. If you want a nice widget to put on your website check these out.
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    Open Source by Rainys | Windows

    Rainmeter is a desktop customization platform. Through Rainmeter, you can enhance your Windows computer at home or work with skins: handy, compact applets which float freely on your desktop, much like Windows...

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    GiMeSpace QuickMenu

    Free by GiMeSpace | Windows

    While Microsoft is annoying Windows desktop users with metro/modernUI, and other companies are restoring things back to the old, GiMeSpace is offering desktop users something much better: the simplest and...

  • This application has been discontinued. "Homepage not available."

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    Free by Nigel Openshaw | Windows

    Theme Widgets has eight small apps that run on your PC desktop. The apps cover different tasks such as: clock, calculator, weather, notes, calendar, timer, stopwatch and a whiteboard. This will hopefully grow...

  • This application has been discontinued. "Last version, 4.3, was released on July 2008, but it is still downloadable."

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    Thoosje Sevenbar

    Free by Thoosje | Windows

    Thoosje Sevenbar has gadgets like media players, google search, yahoo search and lots of more search engines. It has also Windows 7 sidebar gadgets like weather and system uptime and lots of more useful...

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    Open Sidebar

    Open Source by Miguel A. Cruz Cóndor | Windows

    Open Sidebar is a vertical bar on your Windows Desktop that helps you keep your gadgets organized. This project is written on C#.