This tutorial explains how to add desktop gadgets in Windows 10. In the long course of its (continued) development over the past couple of years, the Windows line of Operating Systems has seen a lot of changes being made to it, making each subsequent version of Windows better than its predecessor(s). However, while most of these changes have been in the form of new enhancements and additions, there are some that have entailed the removal of some features, both big and small, as well.
One such interesting feature, that I’m sure everyone who’s ever worked with Windows Vista or 7 will remember are Desktop Gadgets. Offering a unique take on customization, the Desktop Gadgets were small widgets that you could place anywhere on the desktop, and offered a ton of information, ranging from the current temperature to stock alerts. However, despite being useful
Routing audio on Windows 10 isn’t easy and often the trickiest thing in the mix is the audio/sound driver that is installed. Once you have the drivers sorted out, you need to figure out how to route audio and get apps to listen to a device. Here’s how you can route your computer audio to a Skype call. This will allow whoever you’re calling to hear the audio from your computer e.g., music, or a video along with whatever you’re saying.
Route computer audio to Skype
Open the Control Panel and select Hardware and Sound. Click Sound under it. Go to the Recording tab. If you see ‘Stereo Mix’, make sure it is enabled. If you do not see it, right-click an empty area in the devices list and enable both the ‘Show Disabled Devices’ and ‘Show Disconnected Devices’ options.
Stereo Mix should appear. Enable it. If it doesn’t, you
Microsoft had introduced their best feature in windows vista, which was gadgets. It was amazing in windows 7 and windows 8. But It has been removed in windows 10. Gadgets are best way to have information about ram, cpu uses and controlling all the basic function at one click from desktop. So here we are to introduce the new hack to have gadgets on windows 10. So that you can enjoy same feature which were in older version of windows. So let’s start with the trick.
How to Install Desktop Gadgets to Windows 10 Free
There are mainly two methods by which you can add desktop gadgets on windows 10. So let’s start with step by step guide to install gadgets on windows 10.
1. To Install Windows Gadgets In Windows 10
Installation is quick and easy—just follow the simple
Many people including myself still love the desktop gadgets that were introduced in Windows Vista. They were removed completely in Windows 8 which made many people unhappy. Microsoft wants to push live tiles as their replacement and therefore they claim Gadgets as insecure, just like they push Store apps over Desktop apps. If you cannot imagine the Desktop without your favorite gadgets, here is how to get them back again in Windows 10. Just follow this short tutorial.
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Visit GadgetsRevived and get the installer from the following page: Download the Sidebar.
Follow the setup wizard, it will take you through a few simple steps.
Close the setup wizard, and right click the desktop. The Gadgets item will be there.
Add your favorite gadgets or download more from the GadgetsRevived desktop gadget gallery.
If the gadget is installed as a download from SharPra.com or the Windows Live Gallery,
it will directly install in the Vista Sidebar, however if the user deletes and then
wishes to reinstall the gadget, the user can find the gadget listed in the List
of Sidebar Gadgets.
When the gadget is first installed the user is presented with the following one-time
The Main Notes Window where the user can write notes is shown below
On moving the mouse out of the notes gadget the Login/Register links, the note position
and all the add, delete, previous, next buttons are hidden as shown below
On undocking (moving the gadget outside the Sidebar), the Notes Gadget becomes bigger
in size as shown below
The buttons at the bottom allow the user to do the following:-
ADD – Add
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I don’t know about you, but I really preferred having the My Computer icon right on the desktop. Seems like modern versions of windows don’t have it by default anymore. There are two different ways you can add the icon back.
In Windows 10 the My Computer icon is called “This PC” and it’s pretty easy to add back. Keep reading for Windows 7, 8, and Vista instructions below.
Add the My Computer Icon to the Windows 10 Desktop
If you want to add Computer, Recycle Bin, Control Panel, or your User folder icon to the desktop in Windows 10, there’s an extra step you’ll need to know how to do. First, right-click on the desktop and choose Personalize.
Now select Themes on the left-hand menu, and then once you are there, you can select Desktop icon settings under the “Related Settings” section.