The Windows Sidebar (called Windows Desktop Gadgets in Windows 7) can be a useful feature on your desktop. By default the Sidebar isn’t included in Windows Server 2008 R2, but using the following files taken from a clean Windows 7 x64 SP1 dvd you can have the Sidebar in your Server 2008 R2 Workstation too!
2. Extract the .zip or the .7z using 7-Zip to a folder and run install(.cmd).
3. Add Gadgets to your desktop by clicking the Gadget option when right-clicking your Desktop, via the Desktop Gadget Gallery link in the Start menu or the Desktop Gadgets option in the Control Panel!
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