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Desktop Sidebar

Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:34 pm
by webfork
This program has not been updated in a few years but may still prove useful.
Breaking News... Critical Appointments... Personal Photo Gallery... Convenient Toolbars... Favorite Cartoon... Instant Web Searches... Task Tracking... Music Library... Notes to File... Weather in Tokyo... You can have it all and more at your fingertips with Desktop Sidebar!

Desktop Sidebar provides you with instant access to the information you most desire by grabbing data from your PC and the internet. The result is a dynamic visual display you configure and control.

How can you make this possible? Choose from among a wide selection of information conduits (e.g. MS Outlook, toolbars, newsfeeds), called "panels". Fully customizable, Desktop Sidebar allows you to dock these panels to the edge of the screen, or arrange them anywhere on your desktop as you wish. All panels are configurable with a number of specific options. With hundreds of skins available in our Extras Page and an easy to use Skin Editor, you can freely change the appearance of Desktop Sidebar to suit your tastes.

Pre-installed Panels include:
  • Newsroom
  • Calendar
  • Tasks
  • Inbox
  • Notes
  • Performance
  • Mail Checker
  • Clock
  • Messenger, Miranda IM and ICQ
  • Media Player
  • WinAmp
  • Volume Control
  • Toolbar
  • Weather
  • Search Bar
  • Stock
  • Slideshow

Homepage: ...

Mirrors: ... /System/OS ... ebar.shtml ... debar.html ... ts-windows

Download: ... bar,1.html

Steps: Download the setup file and extract, and then run uniextract on DesktopSidebar.msi

Status: Not portable - writes to AppData and HKCU\Software\Idea2

Originally posted by Rudy5