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Multiple monitors on/off switch

Im fairly new to SU , but not to SO. As a coder I use 3 external monitors which are connected to my docking station, and I was wondering if there's anything on the market that I can get to switch all ...
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Why gadgets are avoided in Windows 8? [closed]

In Windows 7, there were gadgets like clock, calender, weather etc. But in Windows 8, no gadgets are there. Why Microsoft avoided gadgets in Windows 8 ?
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Why are Windows 7 (64 bit) clock desktop gadget hands not in centre?

My clock gadget has been working fine for over a year since I installed Windows. Now the clock gadget's hands have started to pivot from a position that is centred horizontally but not vertically. ...
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Can a set view of a webpage turned into something like a desktop widget?

edit I'm interested to do this on Windows, Linux and Mac. :) I am curious if there is already a way to create something like a desktop widget out of only a selected part of a webpage. There are many ...
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Permanently place Desktop gadget slightly outside of desktop

If you drag a Desktop gadget slightly outside your normal desktop borders, Windows will revert the position back to normal on your next logon. How can I prevent this? Gadget was dragged 2-3cm to the ...
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Windows 7 - “Alt-tab” gadget or application to show miniatures of all open apps in a window

I'm looking for some kind of persistent "alt-tab" window, which woul allow to see miniatures of active windows, as the Alt+Tab shortcut does (but can't be always shown AFAIK). Some ideas or cool apps ...
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CPU Usage Gadget doesn't stay “always on top”

This seems very trivial, but for the past 3 years I have not found a solution. I have the cpu gadget on the side bar. I have it checked to be "always on top". However after a while, seemingly ...
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Are there any safe source of Windows 7 desktop gadgets?

After much painstaking searching, I haven’t been able to find any gadgets (e.g., GPU, weather, etc.) for my Windows 7 desktop. There are some gadget websites but they are riddled with adware and/or of ...
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Desktop Widget Fails to AutoStart When I Boot Up my Windows 7 PC?

I have a Desktop Widget called Horloger (third party not official Microsoft) (I believe the term Widget is no longer used, and they are now called Gadgets) which would autostart on booting up my PC, ...
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Where can I download Windows 7 gadgets

I like Windows 7's gadgets, and have just noticed you can no longer download them by clicking Get more gadgets online in the Gadgets window. Are they still available online somewhere?
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Alternative to Desktop Gadgets in Windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I get back desktop Gadgets? I love desktop gadgets from Windows 7 (calendar, time, CPU usage) and now I am on Windows 8. I know that those things are removed by ...
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All the Windows Desktop Gadgets are removed in Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I get back Desktop Widgets in Windows 8? All the Windows Desktop Gadgets are removed in Windows 8 or we can get the RSS feed or Weather on desktop?
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Meter for Intel Turbo frequency

Hi their I have a laptop with Core i7 2630QM (Base freq 2GHz TurboBoost2 upto 2.9 GHz). I was always curious about to view the dynamic overclocking that occurs in i-series when it is subjected to ...
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Where can I find widgets to replace Windows Sidebar gadgets? [closed]

Now security advisors are calling for disabling the Windows Sidebar entirely. Are there stand-alone apps that work with both Windows Vista and 7?
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Windows 7 Desktop Gadget with TODO List Items which include notes?

I'm looking for a TODO list gadget for Windows 7 that includes the ability to add notes to the individual TODO List items. I found MyTodo List 1.4.1 but it doesn't really have this ability. Alarms ...
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Where could I search between windows desktop gadgets

Formerly I could search on Microsoft website (Think gallery.live.com) for a bunch of gadgets and access to thousands of them. But What happened that now there are only some limit number of gadgets ...
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can't download new windows desktop gadgets

I've set up the pre-installed Windows 7 (enterprise) desktop gadgets on my laptop (weather, news), and would like to download & install some more from Microsoft's online offering. But when I find ...
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I need a tool like Task Manager that shows top applications that are taking CPU

I need a light weight tool (somehow like Task Manager) or desktop gadget that shows top applications that are taking CPU. Task Manager is not so good because it lists ALL applications, and that is a ...