1. Computer problem? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Click here to join today! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

Mac features to windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by remaja, Apr 14, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. remaja

    remaja Thread Starter

    May 15, 2006

    this is not another windows is stealing mac idea's debate thread.

    I'm just if I can find a widget that lets me do this.
    Windows 7 has this really cool widgets section where I can place things like sticky notes, calendar, weathers etc on my desktop.
    Mac's widget feature though can be activated or hidden with the mouse wheel click.
    I find this small feature to hide and show your widgets with a click of a mouse very convenient and user friendly.

    I'm wondering if windows 7 has this feature in their settings (perhaps I missed out) or perhaps they didn't thought of this?
    if so can I be directed to the setting that allow me to hide and show my desktop widgets.
    If windows doesn't' have it, can I tweak it or a software that allow me to do this?

    here's an example of what I am talking about.




    I know when you right click on the desktop, you could select the settings to hide gadgets. which of course works well enough, although less appealing than one simple click or "ctrl + wheel Click" it's these little things that makes using a computer feel great easy and nice.

    I've found a software that somewhat does this for me. btw. although I have not tried it.
    any other suggestions are welcomed. perhaps Microsoft would add this into their SP1 release?
  2. englishtown


    Apr 15, 2010
  3. antech

    antech Banned

    Feb 23, 2010
    Object Dock is just another app that does the cloning work..
As Seen On
As Seen On...

Welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/916782

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice