Keeping information at your fingertips with desktop gadgets


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Keeping information at your fingertips with desktop gadgets

Windows 7 installs with a number of desktop gadgets you have at your disposal. So if there is information you like to have on your screen at all times, you can use a gadget to display that information. Let's explore them now. The easiest way to get a gadget on your desktop is to right-click the desktop. So we'll do that, and you'll notice from the pop-up menu we've got Gadgets down near the bottom. So click that to display the default gadgets that are installed with Windows 7. Let's say you always like to have the current time available to you, no matter what you're working on.

There is one called Clock and we can drag that over to the desktop and release and we now have a gadget sitting there. If you like to have access to a Calendar, let's double-click the Calendar gadget to pop it onto the desktop. Notice some other cool ones here, like the Weather for example. If you always need to know what the current and forecasted weather is, there is a Weather gadget. Curr...

Keeping information at your fingertips with desktop gadgets
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Keeping information at your fingertips with desktop gadgets provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Windows 7 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
Software:
Windows
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