Windows 8 sidebar and gadgets

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by VIP75, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. VIP75

    VIP75 MDL Novice

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    where is the sidebar and gadgets in windows 8 ???
     
  2. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Or simply use the installer from my signature. It will install it in vista-like-sidebar-style, which you can change by rightclicking on this sidebar to "Close", afterwards it behaves like win-7-sidebar :D.
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  3. Akko

    Akko MDL Junior Member

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    You could install VirtualBox and run W7 in it. ;)
     
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    Tito Super Mod / Adviser
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  6. Niekess

    Niekess MDL Addicted

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    Who needs the sidebars of Vista and 7 when you can snap applications actually?
     
  7. s1ave77

    s1ave77 MDL Guide Dog/Dev

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    Snapping one application doesn´t replace functionality of sidebar. And it looks realy crappy to me though. Btw, i don´t think this answers OP´s question :D.
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  8. BigW

    BigW MDL Member

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    Well I think that the sidebar and gadgets are also dead in Win7 and Vista due to major security concerns. MS doesn't even let you download new gadgets for Vista or Win7 so if you have Win 8 use metro (or how they called now) apps => more functions and more secure.