Welcome to Windows 7 Gadgets


Windows 7 has loads of great features this is just one of them

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Desktop Gadgets

Windows 7 has a great option in the control panel called desktop gadgets it comes with some nice extra features that make your desktop look and feel smarter. You can choose from several gadgets like

Clock, (This is you guessed it a clock which you set to your local time so you know what time it is :) )

CPU meter, For those who dont know what a cpu meter is not much point in putting one on your desktop.

Weather, yup this is a little icon you can sit on your desktop which shows you the weather forcast for where ever you want it to show.

Slide show, little window sits on your Desktop so you can browse your pictures folder without opening the folder up.

Feed headlines, Yes for those that do not know what this is you might want to read up on it. In short its news headlines for ??????/ whatever

Calendar, Nice little feature we all need a calander from time to time.

Picture puzzle, Just a little toy do not realy need a description it is what it says it is.

Currency, Currency converter handy little feature, or it is if your going abroad :) Im not so I have not got one.

Windows media center, great just a shortcut realy no need to have it on your desktop.

And guess what folks thats just to start :) there are lots more I have only listed what is there and ready for you if you take a look here there are thousands, you could spend ages browsing through them.

To access the desktop gadgets you simply click on "Start" then "control panel" then "Desktop Gadgets" you will then see from the screen print below the window that will come up.

 7 desktop gadgets has some great extras some are fun some are boring


Simply double left click on the one you like the look of and it will appear on your desktop. If you know longer want it then hover your cursor above it and you will see a little cross appear next to it. Click on the cross and it will close the application, windows 7 desktop gadgets offers you the chance to download lots more gadgets for your PC.

For any more windows 7 tutorials just look here. You can find some examples of what you will find below.

Learn about Control Panel Options How do I set the date and time in windows 7
Change your background image in windows 7 windows 7 keyboard features (delay rate, repeat rate,)
How to hide and unhide a drive (letter) Stop your children turning off your PC
Windows 7 black screen of Death fix How do I adjust the volume on windows 7
Create a password for Windows 7 user account How to change the primary mouse button in windows 7
Remove a password from Windows 7 user account How to create a user account in windows 7
Switch between users (without logging someone off) How do I use windows defender
Set a static IP address in a private LAN Turn off windows 7 firewall
Go wireless with Windows 7 Turn windows 7 updates on
Change the name of your computer in Windows 7 How to disable automatic restart in windows 7
Allow remote desktop in Windows 7 Firefox Tutorials


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