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SIDEBAR!!!!!!!!! windows vista

How do I put a windows vista sidebar onto a xp

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You have a couple of choices - the Thoosje Sidebar or Google Gadgets for Google Desktop.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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Windows vista sidebar aplication


start it again ... ask windows help for particulars

Oct 31, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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Windows Vista: How to enable or disable the Sidebar


The Windows Sidebar, introduced with Windows Vista, is a way to have one-click access to websites and widgets right from your desktop. Some people love the Sidebar and some people hate it. Whichever camp you happen to fall in, enabling or disabling the Sidebar is a painless process.

To disable the Sidebar:

1. Right click on the Sidebar icon in the notification area (a computer screen with different colored blocks on its right side).
2. Select Exit from the menu.
3. If a confirmation window appears, click Exit Sidebar.

To enable the Sidebar:

1. Click the Vista orb and type "sidebar" into the Search bar.
2. From the search results, select Windows Sidebar. (If Windows Sidebar is the highlighted item, you can just hit Enter.)
3. The Sidebar will appear, in the same place and with the same widgets as the last time you used it.

An alternate way to enable the Sidebar:

1.Click the Vista orb.
2. Select All Programs.
3. Select Accessories.
4. Select Windows Sidebar.

To configure the Sidebar to load automatically every time you start your computer:

1. If it's not already enabled, enable the Sidebar (using either of the methods described above).
2. Right click on the Sidebar icon in the notification area.
3. Select Properties.
4. Put a check mark in the box next to "Start Sidebar when Windows starts."
5. Click either OK or Apply.

If you have the Sidebar set to load automatically and then you disable it, it will still run every time you start your computer, unless you remove the check mark next to that option in the Sidebar properties.

on Jan 09, 2011 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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How to disable the Sidebar for all users in VISTA.


While the VISTA sidebar can be a helpful tool in the home environment, in the business world it is often viewed as a resource hog which needs to be removed.

In order to keep the sidebar from starting on a computer in VISTA, click on the start menu and open a ren dialog. Type gpedit.msc and hit enter. This will bring up the local GPO snap in. Under the heading Local Computer Policy, expand the section labeled Administrative Templates and then expand Windows Components. In this section you will find a folder named Windows Sidebar. In the Right hand window, double click on the option labeled Turn Off Windows Sidebar and check Enable. Click OK and restart your computer. That's it! Now everyone who logs into that computer will have the sidebar turned off by default.

on Aug 26, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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My gadets slide bar has gone how do i get it back


To open Sidebar


Open Windows Sidebar by clicking the Start button , clicking All Programs, clicking Accessories, and then clicking Windows Sidebar.
To keep Sidebar visible at all times, you must set it so that other windows won't cover it. The Sidebar width is a fixed size.

To keep windows from covering Sidebar

Because of the space Sidebar requires, this option works best if you're using a large or wide-screen monitor or multiple monitors.
1.
Open Windows Sidebar properties by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Windows Sidebar Properties.
2.
Select the Sidebar is always on top of other windows check box.
3.
Click OK.

Sep 18, 2009 | HP G70-250us Notebook

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Windows Vista Pavillion PC Problems with date & time sidebar


The best solution is to re-install vista. But, for the sidebar problem, try searching for "sidebar.exe" in the start menu. When you find it, right click it, click properties, then checkmark "start sidebar when WIndows starts"

Jun 14, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Windows sidebar stopped working


Here is a solution I found when I was having problems and it worked like a gem..its a problem with two programs running a .dll file:

1. Open a command prompt by being Administrator (Right click on Command Prompt and click Run as Administrator)
2. CD to C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar ( cd drive letter:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar )
3. Run these commands in this order:
1. regsvr32 -u sbdrop.dll
2. regsvr32 -u wlsrvc.dll
3. regsvr32 atl.dll
4. regsvr32 sbdrop.dll
5. regsvr32 wlsrvc.dll
Then start up the sidebar.
Good luck. If you have any questions let me know.

Apr 02, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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I cant find a way to use a live webpage desktop


The earlier "active desktop" function in Windows XP that allowed a live webpage as a desktop is no longer present in Vista. It was replaced by the SideBar. You probably need to look for a sidebar gadget that offers this functionality.


Mar 07, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Blue sidebar on desktop


You should be able to disable this sidebar at start up

Aug 04, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook

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How to restore windows vista side bar


2 solution for this problem

1) start - all programmes - accessories - windows side bar or

open the Start menu and in the search line type this word: sidebar
and hit Enter key

Feb 27, 2008 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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